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How to enable the internal Bluetooth® adapter.

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Depending on the configuration of your computer use one of the following applications to enable the internal Bluetooth adapter.

NOTES:

  • If your computer is configured with a WWAN adapter, use the SmartWi Connection Utility.
  • If your computer is not configured with a WWAN adapter, use the Wireless Device Switch utility.
  • Check the specifications of your computer to determine if it is supplied with a WWAN adapter.
  • Use the following procedure to enable the Bluetooth adapter with the Wireless Device Switch.
    1. Turn on the physical wireless switch located on the computer case. Consult the user's guide for the location.
    2. Double-click on the Wireless Device Switch icon in the system tray. [FIG. 1]
    3. In the Wireless Device Switch window, under Bluetooth Device, click to check the Enable Bluetooth Device setting.
    4. Click the OK button.
  • Use the following procedure to enable the Bluetooth adapter with the SmartWi Connection Utility.
    1. Turn on the physical wireless switch located on the computer case. Consult the user's guide for the location.
    2. Click the Start button, and then click All Programs.
    3. In the All Programs menu, click SmartWi Connection Utility and then click SmartWi Connection Utility to open the application.
    4. In the SmartWi Connection Utility window, click on the Bluetooth button.

      NOTE: When the Bluetooth adapter is enabled, the Bluetooth button in the SmartWi Connection Utility will display a green indicator.

    5. Click the OK button.