Connect a cell phone headset to any cell phone in order to use it for voice calls when driving a vehicle or for clarity. Many states have outlawed talking on a phone that requires the user to hold the phone to their ear. Attaching a headset to a cell phone allows calls to be made in compliance with the law. Call volume can also be amplified by a headset and this helps to improve clarity in noisy environments. Headsets also make talking on a cell phone convenient when working on a laptop computer.
Back-up any contacts or other data on your phone prior to connecting a headset for the first time.
Complete the current call and hang up prior to connecting a headset.
Power down the phone.
Open the headset jack on the side of the phone under the small plastic cover that has a symbol of a headphone set printed on it.
Insert the headset plug into the jack until it is firmly seated to the full depth of the plug.
Power the phone on and put the headset on.
Connect a Bluetooth Headset to a Cell Phone
Charge the cell phone and Bluetooth headset completely.
Power on the cell phone and the Bluetooth headset and wait about one minute for each to complete any power-on self-test procedures.
Access the menu item which turn the Bluetooth functionality of the phone on or off, and turn on the Bluetooth features.
Instruct the phone to enter Bluetooth discovery mode.
Select the signal for the Bluetooth headset.
Enter the default password or code for the Bluetooth headset if one is supplied by the manufacturer. Create a PIN number for the Bluetooth headset and enter it at this time. Confirm the PIN number if prompted.
Test the functionality of the Bluetooth headset by making a call.
- Refer to the owner's manual or the website of the manufacturer for specific menu instructions for a particular model of cell phone or Bluetooth headset.
- Check local and state laws in each state to ensure compliance with the ordinances regarding the use of cell phones when driving as these are subject to change.
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