Using Bluetooth

Here's how to set up and use Bluetooth on your BlackBerry Curve 9300.

How to turn on Bluetooth

  1. On the Home screen, click the Manage Connections icon
  2. Select the Bluetooth check box
  3. To turn off Bluetooth, just clear the check box.

Pairing with a Bluetooth-enabled device

You must pair your BlackBerry with a Bluetooth enabled device before you can connect to it. Here's how.

  1. On the Home screen, click the Manage Connections icon
  2. Click Set Up Bluetooth
  3. Click Search
  4. Click a Bluetooth enabled device
  5. If necessary, perform one of the following actions:
  • If the Bluetooth enabled device does not have a keyboard (for example, a headset), on your BlackBerry device, type the pairing passkey provided in the documentation that came with the Bluetooth enabled device
  • If the Bluetooth enabled device has a keyboard (for example, a laptop), type a pairing passkey of your choice on both devices

Connecting to a paired Bluetooth-enabled device

To perform this task, Bluetooth must be turned on and your BlackBerry device must be paired with the Bluetooth enabled device.

Your BlackBerry might attempt to connect to the device automatically when Bluetooth is turned on and the device is within range.

  1. On the Home screen, click the Manage Connections icon
  2. Click Bluetooth Options
  3. Highlight a Bluetooth enabled device
  4. Press the Menu key
  5. Click Connect
     

To disconnect from a paired Bluetooth enabled device, highlight the device and press the Menu key, then click Disconnect.

Receiving a media file using Bluetooth technology

To perform this task, Bluetooth must be turned on and your BlackBerry must be paired with a Bluetooth enabled device.

  1. On the Home screen, click the Media icon
  2. Click a media type
  3. Press the Menu key
  4. Click Receive Using Bluetooth
  5. Send a media file from the paired Bluetooth enabled device
  6. If necessary, click Yes
  7. Click Save

Sending a media file

To perform this task with a paired Bluetooth enabled device, you must turn on Bluetooth technology.

You can only send media files that you added.

  1. On the Home screen, click the Media icon
  2. Click a media type
  3. If necessary, click a category
  4. Highlight a media file
  5. Press the Menu key
  6. Perform one of the following actions:
  • To send a picture file, click Send/Share. Click a message type
  • To send an audio or video file, click the send option for a message type
Last updated: 31/12/2018
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