With its internal Bluetooth radio, your iPhone can connect to a variety of different devices to perform data sharing services. Bluetooth pairing is most commonly used with headsets to allow you to make calls or listen to your iPhone's music without wires. You are not limited to connecting your iPhone to a Bluetooth headset, though; you can also share data with other phones, computers, Bluetooth speakers and most other Bluetooth ready devices. You'll need to enable and configure your iPhone's Bluetooth settings before you begin making Bluetooth connections to other devices.
Touch "Settings" then "General" on your iPhone's screen. Touch "Bluetooth" then touch "Turn Bluetooth On."
Turn on the device that you want to connect to your iPhone. Put the device into discoverable mode. Follow the instructions that came with your device for information about putting it into discoverable mode.
Tap "Devices" on the iPhone and select the device that you are trying to connect. Enter the device's passkey. Consult the device's manual to find the correct passkey. Your iPhone will automatically connect to the Bluetooth device whenever they are both powered on and within range.
- If your Bluetooth device does not have a passkey, enter "0000" on the device and on your iPhone.
- Your iPhone will only route the audio for an incoming call through a Bluetooth headset if you answer the call using the headset.
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