How to use Bluetooth to connect a mobile phone to a computer

Overview

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows a mobile phone get connected to a computer without using cable. If both your mobile phone and computer support Bluetooth, you can make use of the Bluetooth.

To prepare a Bluetooth device (e.g. mobile phone) to use with your Windows XP computer, you must:

  1. Set up your device so that Windows XP can find it. Setting up a device includes:
      Sony Ericsson mobile phone K530i - Setting
    • Turning it on
    • Making it discoverable (or visible)
    • Giving it a name (optional)
    • How to turn on the mobile phone "Sony Ericsson K530i".
      Note: If you use a different mobile phone, check the user manuel.
      • Essential steps:
        1. Go to "Setting". Refer to the snapshot on the right.
        2. Select the "Connectivity" tab by pressing the right arrow key.
        3. Turn on Bluetooth.

  2. Configure the device in Windows XP.
    1. Go to Control Panel > "Bluetooth Devices".
    2. On the "Devices" tab, click "Add" button.
    3. Follow the steps in the "Add Bluetooth Device Wizard".

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