Depending on your computer and any bluetooth devices make sure both have bluetooth are either turned on or made bluetooth discoverable
Bluetooth pairing is necessary whenever two Bluetooth
devices connect to each other to share resources.
A trusted relationship is established between the devices
using a numerical password, commonly referred to as a passkey.
Depending on how often one Bluetooth device connects to
another, the user might opt to have the passkey saved for future connection
attempts or prompt to enter the passkey each time the devices request
communication with each other.
Bluetooth Pairing Service
In most cases, Bluetooth devices are paired only once, and
the details of the relationship are saved for later connections.
The pairing service, an integral component of all Bluetooth
devices, is responsible for maintaining a list of devices that have made
successful connections in the past.
It is essentially a passkey manager remembers the specific
details for other trusted Bluetooth devices.
If a user has a reason not to allow automatic connections
for specific devices, the Bluetooth pairing service will not store passkey
Preparing to Pair
Because Bluetooth is a standardized-communication method,
making trusted connections between Bluetooth devices is a straight-forward and
Before attempting to pair two Bluetooth devices for the
first time, it is recommended to have both devices fully charged, turned on and
At least one of the devices must be set to discoverable
mode, which means for a short period, the device will be announcing its
presence to other devices within its range.
Pairing Bluetooth Devices
Have the second device search for other Bluetooth devices.
There are many types of devices on the market and just as
many ways to put your device into discoverable or searching modes.
It is recommended you view the documentation for your
specific devices to determine how to enter these modes.
Within 30 seconds, you should see the devices have found
each other and a prompt to enter a passkey will be presented.
Bluetooth Pairing Passkey
The passkey is a four-digit number you supply at the time
you are establishing your trusted relationship between devices.
If a specific passkey is set by the manufacturer, you can
try "0000," or you might have to find the passkey in your device's
documentation and enter that instead.
After you enter a passkey, the other device might prompt you
to enter the passkey you entered. When the passkey is verified on the other
device, the two have been paired.
The Bluetooth device and passkey information are stored
using the pairing service so future pairing attempts do not have to be made
unless desired as a security precaution.
may wish to check out Bluetooth
Command Line Tools
a set of console
utilities designed to work with Microsoft bluetooth stack.
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