How to Setup a Bluetooth Headset to Work With Your Cell Phone

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How to Setup a Bluetooth Headset to Work With Your Cell Phone. Bluetooth technology has been adopted by manufactures of cell phones, computers, GPS systems and other electronic devices as a connectivity piece. A sender chip finds a receiver chip and pairs together to connect the with each other. Blue tooth allows a person to have all the benefits of wireless tools with their portable devices. Follow these steps to setup your Bluetooth to work with your cell phone.


Step 1

Have a cell phone that is Bluetooth compatible. You can check your cell phone to make sure that it is Bluetooth compatible by looking in the settings. There should be an option for Bluetooth listed. Click on it and ensure that it is set to "Allow other Bluetooth devices to find me."


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Step 2

Unpack the Bluetooth headset. You want to make sure that you allow the Bluetooth time to charge or it may not be able to locate the receiver chip in your cell phone. While you wait for your Bluetooth to charge, you can also use the time to charge your cell phone.

Step 3

Turn on the cell phone and the Bluetooth. The instruction book that came with the Bluetooth should have a pictured diagram showing which buttons provide which function on your Bluetooth. Open the headset boom, which is the mouthpiece that folds under the earpiece on your Bluetooth.


Step 4

Press and hold the button on your Bluetooth designed to locate pairs. The Bluetooth will flash a blue light three times to indicate it is searching for a receiver chip. On your cell phone, go to "Settings" and select "Bluetooth." The cell phone and the Bluetooth should lock on each other as a pair.


Step 5

Enter a pairing code in the pop up box. Generally the code is 00000. Once you have this entered, your cell phone should say, "Pairing successfully completed." When you open the boom of the Bluetooth and put the Bluetooth to your ear, you should be able to hear your cell phone.