How to Set Up Bluetooth on iPhone | iPhone Bluetooth Pairing

April 14, 2013 – 12:27 pm | by Talal
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iPhones do not have any USB port you can connect to. However, there is still a way on how you can connect some devices to it. It is usually done via Bluetooth. When we say Bluetooth, most people would think of the way on how wireless headphones get connected to phones.

For your information, Bluetooth is actually a general purpose technology. It permits almost all the kinds of devices to be used.
For those who have no idea what is the term used to denote the process of connecting iPhone to a bluetooth device, it is called pairing. The process of pairing does not differ depending on what device you are using, Even though some parts of it may differ, it is still basically just the same. If you wish to setup bluetooth iPhone, here are some steps that you should take:

Setting Up Bluetooth on iPhone 4s:

  1. The first step would involve making sure that the device and the iPhone is in close proximity with each other– within 30 feet. Remember that Bluetooth signals are only able to extend only within this length. If they are farther than this, you will not be able to push through with the iPhone bluetooth pairing process.
  2.  Open the device which you want to connect with and make sure that it is discoverable mode. By doing so, you are ensuring that the iPhone will be able to recognize it. Putting devices on discoverable mode requires different processes. Other devices would be easy while others would require complicated process. In order to determine how to put your device on such mode, check out the user manual that comes with it.
  3.  In your iPhone, tap on the Settings feature.
  4.  Under Settings, tap on “General”.
  5. Click on the Bluetooth key then tap the slider to On. After doing that, you will be presented with the list of all discoverable Bluetooth devices that it can find.
  6. Look for the device that you wish to connect with then tap it then click on Pair.
  7. You will be asked with a four-digit passcode. Such code is usually found in the user manual of your device. Once you found it, enter the said code.
  8. After doing that, the pairing process will take place.

Warning: When your bluetooth is turned on, your iPhone’s batter consumption will soar high. This usually takes a lot of the phone’s battery power. Because of this, it is advised that you turn the Bluetooth off when you are done using it to maximize the phone’s battery power.

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