Tip of the week: Pair Bluetooth Device With Surface

Pairi Bluetooth device with Surface

How to Pair a Bluetooth Device with Your Surface:

Before you start, make sure your Bluetooth device is compatible with your Surface and that it is ON and discoverable – check your device user manual for instructions.

To Pair Bluetooth Device:

I. Make sure Bluetooth on your Surface is ON:

  1. Open the Settings charm, and then tap on Settings gear.
  2. Tap on Change PC Settings at the bottom of the list.
  3. Tap on Wireless.
  4. Make sure Bluetooth is set to ON.

II. Add your Bluetooth device:

  • Tap on Devices (in PC settings).
  • Tap on Add a device.

  • Select your Bluetooth device from the list of wireless devices.

  • If the accessory requires a passcode, you’ll be prompted for it. If you don’t know it, check the info that came with your device.

To Unpair Bluetooth device:
Essentially you’ll be following the above steps in reverse.

  • In Settings:
  • Tap Devices.
  • Find the Bluetooth device you wish to “unpair” in the list on the right.
  • Tap on the device.

  • Tap on the minus sign in the circle (-)
  • Tap Remove.

If you’re still having trouble pairing your Bluetooth device check the Microsoft compatibility list and their troubleshooting tips.

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