How to Turn on Bluetooth on a Lenovo ThinkPad

By Greg Burosh

Bluetooth is a popular way to connect wirelessly to cell phones, MP3 players, headphones and many other gadgets. Most Lenovo ThinkPads come with Bluetooth factory installed, and turning on the adapter requires only a few short steps.

Step 1

Turn on your Lenovo ThinkPad.

Step 2

Hold the blue "Fn" key at the bottom left of the keyboard and press F5.

Step 3

Click "Turn On" next to the Bluetooth radio logo that appears on the pop-up screen. Bluetooth is now turned on for your Lenovo ThinkPad.

Tips & Warnings

  • Find more Bluetooth options by clicking "Start," "Control Panel," "Classic View," "Bluetooth Devices."