How to Transfer Contact Details Via Bluetooth

Updated March 23, 2017

Bluetooth technology allows two compatibles devices to connect wirelessly, thus allowing you to send information from one device to another, such as your phone or computer, within a 30-feet range. Using your Bluetooth may come in handy in the event that you switch mobile phones and do not want manually enter your contact details onto your new phone or you want to save your contacts information on your computer.

Enable the discovery mode on both of your Bluetooth-capable devices.

Select the option to "Receive file" under the Bluetooth menu of your computer or mobile phone.

Return to the device in which your contacts are stored. Select a contact, and then press the "Options" button. Select the option to "Send via Bluetooth."

Wait for your Bluetooth to make a connection with the other device. You may be prompted to pair your device. In this case, enter the code that accompanied your device. You will have to enter the same code on both devices. After you enter the code, the contact's information will be sent.

Things You'll Need

  • Bluetooth compatible phone or computer.
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