Set Up Bluetooth Device Discoverable on Windows XP

Q

How make the Bluetooth device discoverable on your Windows XP system, so a remote Bluetooth device can search you?

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A

If you want to the Bluetooth device on your Windows XP system to be discovered by another near by remote Bluetooth device, you can use the "Accessibility" tab on the "Bluetooth Configuration" tool:

1. Turn on the Bluetooth radio as shown in the previous tutorial.

2. Click "Start" > "Control Panel".

3. Double click "Bluetooth Configuration".

4. Click the "Accessibility" tab,

5. Check "Let other Bluetooth devices discover this computer" checked as shown below:
Bluetooth Configuration - Accessibility

6. Review other settings:

Checked - Let other Bluetooth devices discover this computer

Bluetooth Headsets:
Unchecked - Control Skype (TM) calls using a hands-free device

In addition to a visual notification, you may select an audio
notification when a security code is requested

7. Click "OK" to save the change.

 

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