Allow Others to Find the Bluetooth Device on Windows 7

Q

How to allow other Bluetooth devices to find my Bluetooth device on your Windows 7 computer?

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A

If you want other Bluetooth devices like a cell phone to find the Bluetooth device on your Windows 7 computer, you need changing your Bluetooth settings using these steps:

1. Turn on the Bluetooth radio on your computer using instructions provided in the previous tutorial.

2. Right-click on the Bluetooth icon in the taskbar (system tray) and select the "Open Settings" command. You will see the "Bluetooth Settings" window showing up:

3. Click the "Options" tab and review the settings listed below:

Discovery
[x] Allow Bluetooth devices to find this computer

Warning: To protect your privacy, select this check box
only when you want a Bluetooth device to find this computer.

Connections
[x] Allow Bluetooth devices to connect to this computer
[x] Alert me when a new Bluetooth device wants to connect

[x] Show the Bluetooth icon in the notification area

4. Check the checkbox on "Allow Bluetooth devices to find this computer".
Bluetooth Settings - Options Tab

5. Click "OK" to save the change.

 

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