Nokia C5-03 - Bluetooth connectivity

About Bluetooth connectivity

With Bluetooth connectivity, you can make a wireless connection to other compatible devices, such as mobile phones, computers, headsets, and car kits.

You can use the connection to send items from your device, transfer files from your compatible PC, and print files with a compatible printer.

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Since devices with Bluetooth wireless technology communicate using radio waves, they do not need to be in direct line-of-sight. However, they must be within 10 meters (33 feet) of each other, although the connection may be subject to interference from obstructions such as walls or from other electronic devices.

This device is compliant with Bluetooth Specification 2.0 + EDR supporting the following profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution, Audio/Video Remote Control, Basic Imaging, Basic Printing, Device ID, Dial-up Networking, File Transfer, Generic Audio/Video Distribution, Generic Access, Generic Object Exchange, Handsfree, (Human Interface Device) Headset, Object Push, Phone Book Access, Serial Port, and SIM Access. To ensure interoperability between other devices supporting Bluetooth technology, use Nokia approved accessories for this model. Check with the manufacturers of other devices to determine their compatibility with this device.

When the device is locked, only connections to authorized devices are possible.

Bluetooth settings

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Select from the following:

Bluetooth - Activate Bluetooth connectivity.

My phone's visibility - To allow your device to be visible to other Bluetooth devices, select Shown to all. To set a length of time, after which the visibility is set from shown to hidden, select Set visibility period. To hide your device from other devices, select Hidden.

My phone's name - Edit the name of your device. The name is shown to other Bluetooth devices.

Remote SIM mode - Allow another device, such as a compatible car kit accessory, to use the SIM card in your device to connect to the network.

Security tips

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

When you are not using Bluetooth connectivity, to control who can find your device and connect to it, select Bluetooth > Off or My phone's visibility > Hidden. Deactivating the Bluetooth function does not affect other functions in your device.

Do not pair with or accept connection requests from an unknown device. This helps to protect your device from harmful content. Operating the device in hidden mode is a safer way to avoid malicious software.

Send data using Bluetooth connectivity

You can have several Bluetooth connections active at a time. For example, if you are connected to a compatible headset, you can also transfer files to another compatible device.

  1. Open the application where the item you want to send is stored.

  2. Go to an item, and select Options > Send > Via Bluetooth.

    Devices with Bluetooth wireless technology that are within range are displayed. Device icons are as follows:



    audio or video device

    other device

    To interrupt the search, select Cancel.

  3. Select the device with which you want to connect.

  4. If the other device requires pairing before data can be transmitted, a tone sounds, and you are asked to enter a passcode. The same passcode must be entered in both devices.

    When the connection is established, Sending data is displayed.

Tip: When searching for devices, some devices may show only the unique address (device address). To find the unique address of your device, in the dialer, enter *#2820#.

Pair devices

You can pair your device with a compatible device to make subsequent Bluetooth connections between the devices quicker. Before pairing, create your own passcode (1 to 16 digits), and agree with the owner of the other device to use the same code. Devices that do not have a user interface have a factory-set passcode. The passcode is used only once.

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

  1. Open the Paired devices tab.

  2. Select Options > New paired device. Devices that are within range are displayed.

  3. Select the device.

  4. Enter the passcode on both devices.

indicates a paired device in the device search view.

Connect to an accessory after pairing

Select the audio device, and from the pop-up menu, select Connect to audio device. Some audio accessories connect automatically to your device after pairing.

Set a device as authorized

Select Set as authorized. Connections between your device and the authorized device can be made without your knowledge. Use this only for your own devices, such as your compatible headset or PC, or devices that belong to someone you trust. indicates authorized devices in the paired devices view.

Cancel a pairing with a device

Select the device, and from the pop-up menu, select Delete.

Cancel all pairings

Select Options > Delete all.

Receive data using Bluetooth connectivity

When you receive data using Bluetooth connectivity, a tone sounds, and the device asks you if you want to accept the message. If you accept, is displayed, and you can find an informative message about the data in the Inbox folder in Messaging. Messages received using Bluetooth connectivity are indicated with .

Block a device

You can prevent devices from creating a Bluetooth connection to your device.

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Open the Paired devices tab, select and hold the device you want to block, and from the pop-up menu, select Block.

Remove a device from the blocked devices list

Open the Blocked devices tab, select and hold the device you want to remove from the list, and from the pop-up menu, select Delete.

If you reject a pairing request from another device, you are asked if you want to add the device to the list of blocked devices.

Remote SIM mode

With remote SIM mode, you can use a compatible car kit accessory. Before remote SIM mode can be activated, the two devices must be paired and the pairing initiated from the other device. When pairing, use a 16-digit passcode, and set the other device as authorized.

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Activate remote SIM mode

  1. Activate Bluetooth connectivity. Select Bluetooth.

  2. Activate remote SIM mode in your device. Select Remote SIM mode.

  3. Activate remote SIM mode in the other device.

When remote SIM mode is activated, Remote SIM mode is displayed in the home screen. The connection to the wireless network is closed, and you cannot use SIM card services or features that require cellular network coverage.

When your device is in remote SIM mode, you can only make or receive calls using the connected accessory. Your device can only make calls to the emergency numbers programmed into your device.

Deactivate remote SIM mode

Press the power key, and select Exit remote SIM mode.