How to Pair Up Your Device With Your Computer via Bluetooth (Windows or MAC)


Written by Staff Writer   •   Posted on Dec 09, 2015

How to Pair Up Your Device With Your Computer via Bluetooth (Windows or MAC)
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How to Pair Up Your Device With Your Computer via Bluetooth (Windows or MAC)

Windows

1.     Go to the Control Panel

2.     Click on “Change Bluetooth Setting”

3.     Make sure that you enable the option for “Allow Bluetooth device to find this computer/PC”

4.     Return to Control Panel

5.     Go to “Devices and Printers”

6.     Choose “Add a Device” and then follow the instructions

7.     Click the Bluetooth enabled device you want to add to your computer, and then click “Next”. If you don't see the device you want to add, make sure the device is turned on and discoverable. If you just turned on the device, it may take Windows several seconds to detect it.

8.     If prompted, enter the PIN or passkey. If you aren’t sure what your PIN or passkey is, check the documentation for your accessory.

 

Mac

1.     Go to the Apple menu

2.     Choose “System Preferences”

3.     Click “Bluetooth”

4.     Select “Show Bluetooth in menu bar”

5.     Choose the device you want to connect to. If you don't see the device you want to add, make sure the device is turned on and discoverable.

6.     Choose “Connect”

7.     Follow the onscreen instructions to connect to the device. If prompted, enter the PIN or passkey. If you aren’t sure what your PIN or passkey is, check the documentation for your accessory.

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