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 images, video clips, music and sound clips, and notes; transfer files from your compatible PC; and print images with a compatible printer.

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, Dial-up Networking, File Transfer, Generic Access, Hands-free, Headset, Human Interface Device, Object Push, Phone Book Access, SIM Access, Serial Port, Service Discovery Application, Generic Object Exchange. 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.

Features using Bluetooth technology increase the demand on battery power and reduce the battery life.

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

Bluetooth settings

Select Menu > Ctrl. panel 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 Define 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 > Ctrl. panel 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

Several Bluetooth connections can be active at a time. For example, if you are connected to a compatible headset, you can also transfer files to another compatible device at the same time.

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

  2. Scroll 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 Stop.

  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, enter *#2820#. Bluetooth connectivitydevice addressdevice address

Pair devices

To pair with compatible devices and view your paired devices, in the main view of Bluetooth connectivity, scroll right.

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.

  1. To pair with a device, select Options > New paired device. Devices that are within range are displayed.

  2. Select the device, and enter the passcode. The same passcode must be entered on the other device as well.

  3. Some audio enhancements connect automatically to your device after pairing. Otherwise, scroll to the enhancement, and select Options > Connect to audio device.

Paired devices are indicated by in the device search.

To set a device as authorized or unauthorized, scroll to the device, and select from the following options:

Set as authorized - Connections between your device and the authorized device can be made without your knowledge. No separate acceptance or authorization is needed. Use this status for your own devices, such as your compatible headset, PC or devices that belong to someone you trust. indicates authorized devices in the paired devices view.

Set as unauthorized - Connection requests from this device must be accepted separately every time.

To cancel a pairing, scroll to the device, and select Options > Delete.

If you want to cancel all pairings, select Options > Delete all.

Receive data using Bluetooth connectivity

When you receive data through Bluetooth connectivity, a tone sounds, and you are asked if you want to accept the message. If you accept, is displayed, and the item is placed in the Inbox folder in Messaging. Messages received through Bluetooth connectivity are indicated by .

Tip: If your device notifies you that the memory is full when you try to receive data through Bluetooth connectivity, change memory card as the memory where the data is stored. Bluetooth connectivity low memory low memory

Block devices

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

Select Menu > Ctrl. panel and Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Block a device

On the Paired devices tab, go to a device you want to block, and select Options > Block.

Unblock a device

On the Blocked devices tab, go to a device, and select Options > Delete.

Unblock all blocked devices

Select Options > Delete all.

If you reject a pairing request from another device, you are asked if you want to block all future connection requests from this device. If you accept the query, the device is added to the list of blocked devices.

Remote SIM mode

Before the 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.

To use the remote SIM mode with a compatible car kit enhancement, activate Bluetooth connectivity and enable the use of the remote SIM mode with your device.

Activate the remote SIM mode from the other device.

When the remote SIM mode is on in your device, Remote SIM mode is displayed in the standby mode. The connection to the wireless network is turned off, as indicated by in the signal strength indicator area, and you cannot use SIM card services or features requiring cellular network coverage.

When the wireless device is in the remote SIM mode, you can only use a compatible connected enhancement, such as a car kit, to make or receive calls. Your wireless device will not make any calls while in this mode, except to the emergency numbers programmed into your device. To make calls from your device, you must leave the remote SIM mode. If the device is locked, enter the lock code to unlock it.

To leave the remote SIM mode, press the power key, and select Exit remote SIM mode.