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How to pair your Bluetooth headset with discovery mode and pin

Can't find your bluetooth headset listed on the device you want to pair it with? Don't know your pairing pin? Then this tips for you.

Before you can pair your bluetooth headset with your cellphone, computer, car or what have you, you must put the headset into "discovery" or "pairing" mode. This is done in a number of ways depending on what headset model you have. The most common method is to hold down the main button until the light stays solid blue. Another method is to hold the volume up and volume down buttons at the same time to that end. There are only so many buttons on a bluetooth headset, so you'll probably succeed with a little trial and error, but if not, check with your manufacturers support site.
Once your headset is in pairing mode, you'll only have 1 minute or so to pair it with your device, so have it ready. To do this on most phones, go to the bluetooth settings and select "search for new device" or "add bluetooth device" or something along those lines. Once you've found that screen, and once your headset is in discovery mode, the name of your bluetooth headset should appear. Select it.
The device you wish to pair to will now prompt you for a pass key, so here it is: for almost all bluetooth headsets, the key is "0000." I've also heard of a few that respond to "1234"

And that's it! Your all set. Alright, I hope this helps people.
-Kyle Brownell

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Why can't I pair it with my LG Smartphone?


You can do this by going to menu-settings then connectivity. Once there you simply select the option to turn ?on? Bluetooth. Some phones don't require you to go to settings first. They provide a separate connectivity icon on the top level of the menu page. Either way, once you turn the Bluetooth function on leave the phone open to the connectivity page.
Now it's time to get your headset into pairing mode. Unfortunately each headset has a different way to accomplish this. You are going to have to read the instructions that came with the headset. In any event is a very simple process which usually consists of holding down a button for a specified amount of seconds until it beeps or flashes a sequence of colors that lets you know the headset is now ready to be paired.
Easy so far right?
Once in pairing mode, have your phone look for a ?hands-free device?. This is where leaving your phone open to the connectivity page comes in handy. Select the option ?look for devices? or ?hands-free?. After a couple of seconds your phone should recognize the headset. Once the phone finds the headset you will now have to select the headset from the list and put in the pin code provided with the headset. Most headsets will use 0000 or 1111 as a pin code.
The whole process should take a first timer about 5 minutes.
Tip 1: Make sure the Bluetooth device is fully charged!
Tip 2: Have the pin code ready.
Tip 3: Make sure the headset is within close proximity of the phone when pairing.

Oct 02, 2015 | Jabra Radio Communications

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how do i program my ps3 bluetooth headset?


You can pair the headset in two ways:
  • Automatic mode (using the supplied USB cable) - Enables the headset's advanced features for the PS3. Using automatic mode, you can pair the headset with any PS3, but only the most recently paired PS3 will be saved in the headset's list of paired devices.

  • Bluetooth discovery mode - Sets up the headset as a standard Bluetooth headset. By using Bluetooth discovery mode you can pair the headset with many other Bluetooth devices.

Jul 22, 2014 | Subsonic PS3 Bluetooth Headset Camo

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how to link my blue tooth


Pairing the Plantronics Explorer 220:

For most phones, select Settings/Tools, Connections, Bluetooth, On. See your phone's user guide for more information.

With the 220 headset powered off, turn on the headset by pressing and holding the call control button for approximately 5 seconds until the LED flashes red & blue. The Explorer 220 headset is now in pairing mode. If you don't see the red/blue flash, press and hold the power button to turn your headset off, and then press and hold the power button again and hold for 5-6 seconds until you see the red & blue flash.

From your phone, go to the Bluetooth menu and select "Search" or "Add Device". Your phone should find the headset which will appear as "2xxPlantronics" in your list of devices.

If prompted for the Passkey (PIN code), enter 0000. If your phone asks for a PIN/passkey, enter 0000 (4 zeros). Pairing is successful when the LED on your headset flashes blue. Your headset is now connected and ready to use.

Here is the link below for step by step instructions.

http://www.headsetsdirect.com/plantronics-explorer-220-bluetooth-pairing-instructions

Good luck from Headset Direct - 800-914-7996.

Aug 11, 2011 | Plantronics Explorer 220 Bluetooth Headset...

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My blackberry bold phone does not locate my Plantronics VBH-300 bluetooth headset whilst trying to pair them. It was paired with a previous nokia phone,which I no longer have.


Hi,you will have to delete the previous paired phones first before you can be able to pair the blackberry phone with your blue tooth device.

You can use the below steps to know how to pair properly:

Instructions

Pair Your Blackberry with a Bluetooth Headset



Turn on Bluetooth headset and Blackberry hand-held.

Enable the Bluetooth radio by going to the options window and clicking on Bluetooth. Click on Enable Bluetooth in that window.

Add your Bluetooth headset to your Blackberry by clicking on Add Device in the Bluetooth window.

Find and select the name of your Bluetooth headset from the list that appears. The Blackberry will search for all Bluetooth devices within range, so other devices might show up on the list.


Click Activate Bluetooth device if you receive a call and the Bluetooth headset does not pick up automatically.



Use your Bluetooth Headset with your Blackberry

Make sure the Bluetooth radio on your Blackberry is turned on before you try to use your Bluetooth headset.

Use the voice-dial feature to call contacts if your headset has that capability. Not all headsets support voice dialing, but more of the newer models do.

Press the on/off button on your headset to end a call or use the end button on the handheld.



Tips & Warnings

Pair your Blackberry with any Bluetooth-enabled device using the same steps as those for connecting a Bluetooth headset.

Remove your Bluetooth headset from the list of paired devices on your Blackberry by selecting and clicking on Delete Device in the Bluetooth window.

Configure your Blackberry to connect to a paired Bluetooth headset without asking for authorization in the Bluetooth Device Properties window. That will allow your headset to automatically reconnect even if you take it out of range temporarily.

Only configure a Bluetooth headset to your Blackberry once. Once you configure the pairing between the two devices, the settings are saved and you do not have to repeat the processes each time you use it.

Turn off the Bluetooth radio on your Blackberry when not in use for security reasons.

Adjust volume on your headset or hand-held to a comfortable level. Excess volume from in-the-ear headsets can cause hearing damage.



Hope it helped.

Thanks for usingf ixya..

Jan 13, 2011 | Plantronics Explorer 320 Wireless Headset

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how di I pair my motorola H720 bluetooth to my ,


On the PHONE
Turning on and pairing a Bluetooth device
To turn on and pair a Bluetooth device, perform the following steps:
1. At the Home screen, press the Menu key.
2. Touch Settings.
3. Touch Wireless controls.
4. Touch Bluetooth to select the check-box and turn on Bluetooth.
5. Touch Bluetooth to select the check-box and turn on Bluetooth.
NOTE: The device searches for Bluetooth devices and display a list under Bluetooth devices.
6. Touch the Bluetooth device that you want to connect to.
7. If required, enter the PIN and touch OK. the Pin/passkey: 0000

On Bluetooth headset
Step A - ENSURE HEADSET IS IN PAIRING
MODE
Power on headset by sliding the Power switch
towards the microphone to initiate easy pairing. After a few moments, the indicator
light will be steadily lit in blue to indicate headset is in pairing mode.
Select OK.

Oct 25, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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