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Configure Bluetooth Settings

* Configure Bluetooth sharing

* Set whether authorization is required for Bluetooth operations with your Bluetooth device

* Configure whether your Bluetooth enabled hands-free device shows contact information and call logs

Configure Bluetooth Sharing

You can configure your computer to enable other Bluetooth devices to use some of the peripheral devices that are physically connected to your computer. Examples of such peripheral devices include a printer and modem.

Also, you can configure your computer to allow other Bluetooth devices to access the files and folders in Bluetooth Exchange Folder on your computer and to send pictures, music, and other files to the folder.

  1. Click the Bluetooth control icon in the Windows notification area and select Open Bluetooth Set­tings.
  2. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation , type your password or click Allow.
  3. Click the Share tab.

To allow other Bluetooth devices to access the files and folders in Bluetooth Exchange Folder and send files to Bluetooth Exchange Folder:

To allow other Bluetooth devices to use your printer:

To allow other Bluetooth devices to use your modem:

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NOTE:  

To open Bluetooth Exchange Folder:

To designate a different location for Bluetooth Exchange Folder:

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NOTICE: If you relocate Bluetooth Exchange Folder, do not place it in the root directory or a system folder. Relocating Bluetooth Exchange Folder to the root directory or a sys­tem folder creates the potential for remote devices being able to harm the operating system on your computer.

Set Whether Authorization is Required for Bluetooth Operations with Another Bluetooth Device

For some Bluetooth devices, you may want to require the user of this computer to authorize any operation before it can proceed. This prevents the device from connecting without the approval of the user. For other Bluetooth devices, you may want to connect without authorization.

To set whether authorization is required:

  1. Display Bluetooth Operations and Settings for the device.
  2. Click Authorization Options and select the preferred option:
  3. Click Apply.

Configure Whether Your Bluetooth Enabled Hands-free Device Shows Contact Information and Call Logs

Some hands-free devices provide an LCD display to show caller ID information for incoming calls. If your device has this capability, and you use an Internet phone service such as Skype™ on your computer, then you can configure whether the headset displays contact and call information for calls received on this computer.

To configure whether the headset shows contact information and call logs for calls made on this computer:

  1. Display Bluetooth Operations and Settings for the headset or headphones.
  2. Click Display contacts and call logs and select one of the following:
  3. Click Apply.