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How to make a bluetooth headset pair with your phone or computer

1. All bluetooth headsets can be discovered by other bluetooth enabled devices (e.g. phone, computer) whenever they are in pairing mode.

2. You'll know that it is in pairing mode by paying attention to its indicator light, which will always show a different configuration from the usual stand-by mode. On some of them, it will be steadily lit, whilst on others will flash rapidly, often in more than one color.

3. You must ensure your headset is turned off, prior to putting it in that mode.

4. Most bluetooth headsets, mainly the ones which are turned on by pressing and holding a Multi-Function Button (MFB, also called answer/end button) for a couple of seconds, enter the pairing mode by pressing and holding the MFB for much longer than the time required for them to be turned on (usually 6 to 10 seconds). Release the button when you notice it is in already in pairing mode (see rule #2). Other headsets, usually the ones whose microphone is in a boom, enter the pairing mode just by opening the boom, provided that either they have never been paired to other devices before, or, otherwise, those devices have their bluetooth radios turned off.

5. Once it is in pairing mode, make the bluetooth application, on the device you want to pair it with, search for new devices. After a little while, your headset should appear on the device' screen. Select it and make it connect. If a pairing code (or PIN, or passkey, or pass code) is requested, enter either '0000' (four zeros, which happens to be the most commonly code chosen by manufacturers), or '1234', or '8888'.

6. If the pairing process is successful, your headset will enter the stand-by mode. There might be some type of indication that a bluetooth headset is attached, on the device just paired with it too.

7. You headset will stay in pairing mode for a couple of minutes only. If it happens to leave that mode before you are able to finish the procedure, turn your headset off and start it all over again.

Hope these tips can be useful to you.

Regards,
Carlos

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i cant connect my 220plantronics bluetooth


Your headset must be in pairing mode, in order to be discovered by your phone. Whenever it is in pairing mode, its indicator light flashes in red and blue. If it has never been paired before, just by turning it on, it should enter that mode. If it doesn't, it is because it has been paired to ohter phones before. In this case, after turning it on, press and hold the call button until the indicator light flashes red and blue. Then, make your phone's bluetooth application search for new devices. After a while, your headset should appear on-screen. Select it and make the application connect to it. If a pairing code (or PIN, or passkey) is requested, enter '0000' (four zeros). You see, the pairing process between any two bluetooth enabled devices should be perfomed just once. All subsequent connections should be achieved by bringing them with each other's reach (with their bluetooth radios turned on, of course). At most, a simple press on the call button should do the job.

Hope you are able to sort your problems out soon.
By the way, if your headset's user guide happens to be missing, feel free to download it from this location.
Regards, Carlos

Oct 24, 2010 | Cell Phones

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My bluetooth /plantronics explorer-210, and it does't connect w/my cellphone ,flashing blue light,that's all,what I to do..,help me


Your headset must be in pairing mode, in order to be discovered by your phone. Whenever it is in pairing mode, its indicator light flashes in red and blue. If it has never been paired before, just by turning it on, it should enter that mode. If it doesn't, it is because it has been paired to ohter phones before. In this case, after turning it on, press and hold the call button until the indicator light flashes red and blue. Then, make your phone's bluetooth application search for new devices. After a while, your headset should appear on-screen. Select it and make the application connect to it. If a pairing code (or PIN, or passkey) is requested, enter '0000' (four zeros). You see, the pairing process between any two bluetooth enabled devices should be perfomed just once. All subsequent connections should be achieved by bringing them with each other's reach (with their bluetooth radios turned on, of course). At most, a simple press on the call button should do the job.
Hope you are able to sort your problems out soon.
By the way, if your headset's user guide happens to be missing, feel free to download it from this location.
Regards, Carlos

Oct 10, 2010 | Plantronics Explorer 220 Bluetooth Headset...

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how do I put it in discover mode?


How to Pair Cardo S-800

1.Turn on your phone and turn ON its Bluetooth function.

2.Make sure the headset is turned OFF, then press and hold the Power Button for approximately 8 seconds until the LED status indicator begins alternating blue and red, indicating that the headset is in Pairing Mode.

3.Set the phone to search for Bluetooth devices by following the instructions in the phone’s user guide. This is usually found in the phone’s Bluetooth menu and may be referred to as “discover” or “add” a device. (Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth - turn ON - > Discover Devices)

4.After a few seconds, the phone will list the “Cardo S-800” as a discovered device. Select it from the list and press “oK” or “yes”.

5.When prompted, enter the passkey “0000” (4 zeros) and press “oK” to complete the pairing
6. When the pairing pairing is successful the headset’s LED status indicator will begin flashing.

You should now be able to make and receive calls using your headset. To initially connect the headset to your phone, you may need to tap the CTRL Button once on the headset. iMPortAnt: if pairing is not completed within 2 minutes while the Pairing Mode is activated, the headset will return to Standby mode, flashing blue once every three seconds and you must start the Pairing process again from Step 2 above.

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Feb 07, 2010 | Cardo S-800 Bluetooth Headset Wireless...

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cant pair my wep 500 with my phone


passcode = 0000 (4 zeros) USER GUIDE

The first time you turn on the headset it will enter "Pairing" mode. In this mode you can connect your headset with your phone or other Bluetooth enabled device. If you have already connected one device to the headset, you can enter Pairing mode by holding the multi-function button turns solid blue.

Once in pairing mode, set your phone or other Bluetooth enabled device to search for the headset. While each device is different, the setting is often found in a "Settings" or "Bluetooth" menu and the "Search" or "Discover" Bluetooth devices option. On the list of discovered devices, choose "Samsung WEP500" and select "Yes" or "Ok" to connect to the device. When asked for the passkey, enter 0000.



Feb 05, 2010 | Samsung WEP500 Wireless Headset

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Pairing your Cell Phone to your
Bluetooth Headset:

(FROM Bluetooth Headset)
1. Make sure Bluetooth Headset is fully charged!
2. Hold down talk button (center button of headset) up to
(Five) 5 seconds, then WAIT until you see a solid blue
light then immediately flip open earpiece part of headset.
THIS MEANS the HEADSET IS NOW IN PROGRAM MODE.


AT THE SAME TIME/ WHILE BLUETOOTH
IS STILL OPEN & IN PROGRAM MODE….

(FROM CELL PHONE)
1. Click on “Menu” (Left Button)
2. Scroll to Bluetooth icon. (Lower Right Hand side of menu)
3. Click “Ok” button
4. Then click on “My Devices
5. Click “OK” again
6. Select “FIND NEW”: Cell phone searches/connects to pair up
with Bluetooth Headset.
7. Once your Cell phone discovers your new headset, select
ADD” or click on the recently paired headset device.

8. You will then be prompted to enter a pairing code.
Use either..
a. 0000 or
b. 1111 or
c. 9999

Congratulations on paring/ connecting your new
Bluetooth Headset
w/ to your new Cell phone!

Jan 16, 2008 | Kyocera Switchback KX21 Cellular Phone

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