Connect Your Computer and Mobile Device via Bluetooth and Exchange Files Bluetooth enables you to exchange files wirelessly between computers and mobile devices via Bluetooth. Before you are able to transfer files between devices, you first must enable Bluetooth and pair the devices so that they can communicate. Connecting Your Computer and Mobile Device The following steps guide you through the process of connecting your computer and mobile device via Bluetooth: a. If necessary, display the settings on your computer and enable (turn on) Bluetooth. b. If necessary, display the settings on your mobile device and enable (turn on) Bluetooth. Configure the mobile device so that it is discoverable to other Bluetooth devices. The mobile device must be discoverable so that your computer will be able to locate it. c. In the Bluetooth settings on the computer, select the option to add a device. d. When the computer has finished locating nearby discoverable Bluetooth devices, select your mobile device. e. When the devices communicate with each other, the computer will display a passcode. Enter the passcode into your mobile device to complete the pairing, or verify the passcode on the computer and the mobile device match. The steps required to connect Bluetooth devices will vary, depending on the types of devices and operating system in use. Be sure to follow all instructions on the screen while connecting the computer to the mobile device.
1. In addition to using Bluetooth to connect a computer to a mobile device, what other types of devices can you connect to your mobile device?
2. Are any risks associated with leaving Bluetooth enabled (turned on) even when you are not using it?
3. What types of files might you want to transfer between your computer and mobile device using Bluetooth?