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How to Transfer Files via Bluetooth

--Friday, Jul.10, 2015
Although smartphone with Bluetooth function has come out for quite a long time, some new users may yet know about using Bluetooth to transfer files from one phone to another. This article aims at teaching you how to use it to complete data transfer.

Guide to Transfer Data via Bluetooth

Step 1 Turn Bluetooth on
There are two ways for you to turn on Bluetooth. The first one is to pull down the menu in the phone desktop, then, you will see the Bluetooth on-off option. The other way is to select Bluetooth option in the settings. When found, just switch it on.

Note: Don't stay the Bluetooth on as if you are not to use it so as to save phone power.

Get into Settings Switch on Bluetooth

Step 2 Set and Pair Bluetooth Devices
In the Bluetooth interface, you can rename your Bluetooth device into whatever name you like. Tick the block next to it to make your cellphone visible and detectible by the nearby device. In the meanwhile, the handset that you want to pair can scan for your phone. Once detected, choose the target device. Then, a request interface asking to enter the key will show up on both devices. Type in the correct key and start pairing.

Note: The next time you want to connect the devices which have been paired before, you don't need to enter the key again and just turn on the Bluetooth to pair the handsets directly.

Scan for Nearby Device Confirm Passkey to Pair Two Devices

Step 3 Transfer Files via Bluetooth
When the two smartphones are successfully paired and connected, you can transfer data like photos, music, videos, APK packages, etc in between the two devices. Open the File Manager in your handset and select those data you want to transfer. After selected, hit the Menu button and choose "Share" option. You will see a window popping up, choose Bluetooth to transfer the selected. After that, you will get into the Bluetooth interface, set the paired phone as destination device. A request box will appear in the receiving handset. Click the "Accept" button to start data transfer. When the process ends, turn off the Bluetooth and check the data.

Send Files via Bluetooth Recieve Files through Bluetooth

Transferring files in between smartphones via Bluetooth is very simple. With it, you can conveniently share music, pictures, videos, etc to your friends without hurdle.