Sometimes your phone rings when you really need both hands. If you rely on your HTC Desire to stay in touch with the many demands of your busy, adding a Bluetooth headset can give your hands the freedom that they need to help you keep juggling it all.
Enter the main menu of the Desire by pressing the "Home" key and choosing "Menu." Tap "Settings" and choose the "Wireless & Networks" option. Tap the check box beside the Bluetooth setting to activate the service.
Set your Bluetooth headset in discoverable mode. The method to do this will vary based on the manufacturer. Some headsets require you to press and hold the "Call" button until the lights flash, while others require you to press and hold "Call" and the "+" control. If it is a new headset that has never been paired with a device, it may enter discoverable mode automatically the first time you turn it on.
Tap "Scan for Devices" when your headset is in discoverable mode. Tap the name of your headset when it appears in the device list on your phone's display.
Watch the automatic pairing process to be sure it is successful. If it fails, it may prompt you for a pass code or access code. Your headset should include a code to pair to the phone, typically printed in the device user guide. For many phones, the code is either "0000" or "1234." A small icon appears on the main screen to indicate that the Bluetooth service is actively paired to a headset.
Disconnect the headset if necessary by opening the "Wireless & Networks" screen, choosing the headset in the device list and selecting "Disconnect." Choose "Unpair" if you need to unpair the headset from the phone.
- Turn on the phone and the headset any time after pairing, and they should reconnect without needing to repeat the pairing process.
- Make sure that both the Desire and the headset are fully charged before pairing.
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