Our modern-day computers offer us only some limited functions for both personal and professional use. From daily to high-level management, we see many technical things but forget because they may be of no use to us. With modern capabilities, there can still be problems.
We use Bluetooth for various reasons, and this wireless connection capability has given us a license for connecting our devices to other electronic devices such as speakers and headsets. Bluetooth connectivity can be said as a must thing that is needed in our electronic devices.
What is Bluetooth?
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that sends and transfers data from different devices without having a cable. This technology works by sending short wave radio frequencies between fixed or mobile services. It was developed in 1990 and first available to the public in 1999. It has been a common feature since then in electronic devices. Several other uses of Bluetooth include Bluetooth speaker connection.
If you have an HP laptop, you may want to know how its functions work, and Bluetooth is one of them. Let’s take a look at how to turn on the Bluetooth feature on your HP laptop so that one can quickly use this function.
The first step is to make sure the device is equipped with wireless technology and that this feature is turned on. If the Bluetooth on any device you are trying to sync up is not turned on, it will not connect.
How to Turn on Bluetooth on HP Laptop
To turn on the Bluetooth feature on your HP laptop, follow the easy steps given below:
- 1) Click Start
- 2) Click on Control Panel
- 3) Click on HP Wireless Assistant
- 4) Find Bluetooth from the list of wireless connections and click on it.
- 5) From the Bluetooth menu, make sure that the feature is turned on
The above steps given will make sure that Bluetooth is on. There some other steps too that you need to know about to connect to any other device. If you are trying to connect a phone to your laptop, you need to make sure that your phone’s Bluetooth function is also turned on and set to discoverable. The term ‘discoverable’ here means that your phone or computer will search for any Bluetooth connections in range.
Can a laptop connect to two Bluetooth devices?
Yes, once you have turned on the Bluetooth feature of your HP laptop, then you can easily connect the two Bluetooth devices to the laptop by following the steps given below :
- 1) Navigate to the Bluetooth and other devices window on your HP laptop.
- 2) Click on Add Bluetooth or another device.
- 3) The computer will now search for other devices within range that have Bluetooth enabled.
- 4) Locate the Bluetooth device you want to connect with(phone, speaker)
- 5) Select the device and click connect.
- 6) The other device you are attempting to pair with will most likely show a confirmation message asking to connect.
- 7) Your HP laptop is now paired with another Bluetooth device.
Bluetooth technology is beneficial, and this can be applied in different kinds of situations. Knowing how to turn on Bluetooth and pairing it with another device is an important feature.