How to Register a Bluetooth Device to an iPhone

By Catherine Johnson

Apple's iPhone comes with Bluetooth technology, which allows a device located a short distance away to connect wirelessly to your phone. Bluetooth is a convenient way of pairing a wireless headset to use with your iPhone, which keeps your hands free and reduces the clutter from cables and wires. Using a wireless headset also allows you to navigate your iPhone screen and use your applications even if you are on a phone call.

Step 1

Go to "Settings" on your iPhone and tap "General." Select "Bluetooth." Turn the Bluetooth on.

Step 2

Turn your Bluetooth device on and set it to discoverable mode. Make sure your Bluetooth device and iPhone are within 30 feet of each other. When your iPhone finds your device, tap on your device's name on the iPhone screen. Click "Pair."

Step 3

Enter the passcode for your device. This should come with your device user manual. The default passcode for most devices is either "0000" or "1234."

Step 4

Tap the blue "Connect" button on the top right of the iPhone screen. Your Bluetooth device is now connected to your iPhone.

Tips & Warnings

  • Using Bluetooth on your iPhone consumes a lot of battery power. When you are not using your Bluetooth device, remember to go back to the iPhone settings panel to turn Bluetooth off.

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