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My Motorola h700 bluetooth will not pair

I dropped my motorola h700 a small distance(of a couch to the floor) and now it will notpair with my Tmobile sidekick 3.  I close the boom and hold the talk button for 5 seconds and it lights up purple. Then when I open the headset boom it will not stay light. So it never enters pairing mode.  Please Help.

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  • dquaria Nov 01, 2007

    i have the same problem but i am trying to pair it to a Nextel

  • wyanette Feb 03, 2008

    i don't know how to put the headset in pairing mode

  • yaugustine Feb 13, 2008

    it won't pair with my lg500. don't know what the problem is... the light just come on once when i open the boom

  • keviny24 Mar 21, 2008

    my bluetooth h700 does not want to pair with my sidekick lx, when i want to pair it the sidekick wont find the bluetooth, what can i do?

  • kbrennfo Apr 15, 2008

    Motorola H700 will not enter pairing mode. The purple light will only stay lit until I open the boom then goes off.

  • tanhai99 Apr 18, 2008

    The user guide instructs user to open the boom and the light will turn purple. Well, it didn't happen that way for me. I folded it back in (turned it off), pressed the button for a couple seconds, then the light turned purple. Then I immediately opened the boom. The light remained purple and stayed in pairing mode. I finally got it paired up with my LG Shine.

    This trick is not in the user guide's trouble shooting but it works for me.

  • portugal1 May 31, 2008

    I dont know how to put my head set into pairing mode to connect to my LG Shine , please describe for me


  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    will not pair with phone and purple light comes on

  • DeLiVega Jun 10, 2008

    i have a motorola H700 and when i try to use it with my PS3 it doesnt work, but whne i go to audio settings in the PS3 panel then it will work... but when i start the game the light will turn off and it wont work... i dont know what is wrong with it... anyone help?!?!?

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  • Anonymous Jul 15, 2008

    I had the same problem with my razor...someone mentioned the hold it until it turns purple and then immediately (and i mean quickly) open it up and it should stay lit purple...mine finally worked but the trick was opening the boom right away...the manual says hold for 10 need.

  • mbwoods45 Jul 27, 2008

    i thank you for your solutionn that worked for me but where do i get the numeric password that my phone is asking for?

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    i cant connect to my ps3

  • mttorres1973 Aug 19, 2008

    The purple light on my bluetooth is not staying lit when pairing. what can I do.

  • kriste500 Jan 08, 2009

    I can't get my motorola h700 to pair with my iphone. the motorola h700 light turns purple so i am assuming it's working.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2009

    i can never pair with any of my friends and soem of them says it just because its a motorola phone but how do you go onto pairing mode?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    lights up green when plugged in goes off when unplugged wont pair it is used



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Rest assured that the drop did not cause this.  There is a general problem with these H700's.

Press the multifunction button until the led turns purple.  Keep it pressed in while you flip the arm open.  The arm needs to be kept fully extended to keep it in pairing mode.  If you succeed in positioning the arm correctly, a steady blue light will be on.  If the light goes off...close the arm and try again.

While in this mode...execute the pairing procedure from your should find the H700.  The default key is "0000".

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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I dropped mine when i was on top of the ladder. it would not pair afterwards. i opened it up and found that a metal contact piece is missing. it is for when you opened the boom it pushes the metal piece to the cicuit board that activates it. so i made a replacement piece out of reynolds wrap:) I fold it into a little square and placed between the push lever and the circuit board contact for the boom. now it paired like normal.

Posted on Aug 27, 2010

  • riddle910 Aug 27, 2010

    Anyone want to sell their broken h700 to me? For a $1.....?



I have a T-mobile Wing and H700C. I finally got mine to work by pressing the headset control button twice. It made the blue light come on, after the purple light, now I have a partnership between my phone and headset.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

Thanks it works for me!!

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

Mine keep showing it is paired, but no icon goes on my palm treo 755..shows in trusted devices, gives me a paired message, but no connection...not paying 90$ for another one! this is about 4 months old!

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

Mine is charged fully (Green light on), but when i unplug it from the charger and try to pair it, the Purplr light never lights up. The arm is closed.

Any ideas?


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Posted on Jun 06, 2008

You should do the same thing as me, by another one....

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Thanks you so much. I almost bought a new one, but this suggestion saved the day!!

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

It did work for me thanks
1. press till light is purple and open while u still presing
2. on ur cell find the options paring
3. the name or ur bluetooth will come up
4. hight lite the bluetooth name and selecte it

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It doesn't work. it connected for few second then disconnect. i tried it several times and it keep doing the same thing. what i do

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

Thanks, Gladiator7, I was having the same problem and your solution worked for me.

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

Well done, that solution works, it was giving me a headache for weeks. thanx

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

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I would like to assist you with your Motorola H700 headset, Please see steps below.

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