How to Set up Bluetooth Tethering on a Nokia N97

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How to Set up Bluetooth Tethering on a Nokia N97
Use the Bluetooth capability of your Nokia N97. (hands free bluetooth for mobile phones image by ta_samaya from Fotolia.com)

Using Bluetooth capability, you will be able to connect your Nokia N97 with other Bluetooth-enabled devices such as headsets, car kits and computers. Bluetooth radio signals work well up to 30 feet apart and can be used to transmit files, pictures and video. Many states also require drivers to use hands-free devices, such as Bluetooth headsets, if you are placing a telephone call while driving.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Bluetooth-capable device

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Open the Bluetooth connectivity application on your Nokia N97 by selecting "Settings and Connectivity" from the menu and then tapping on the "Bluetooth" option.

  2. 2

    Turn Bluetooth connectivity to "On."

  3. 3

    Choose the "Shown to all" option under the Bluetooth visibility heading.

  4. 4

    Set your Nockia N97 passcode by clicking on the "Paired devices" tab and selecting "Passcode." Choose a password that is from 1 to 16 characters.

  5. 5

    To tether your Nokia N97 to a Bluetooth device, select the "Options" menu and click on "New paired device." Enter your passcode for the device you wish to pair to your Nokia N97. Your N97 is now tethered to the Bluetooth-enabled device.

Tips and warnings

  • Give your Bluetooth devices unique names that you will be able to recognise if you are attempting to pair your devices in a crowded area, such as an airport or mall.

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