How to Send From Bluetooth to Infrared

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How to Send From Bluetooth to Infrared
Sending information via Bluetooth is quicker than text messaging. (mobile phone on yellow background image by Andrey Chmelyov from

Both Bluetooth and infrared (IR) phones use wireless technology to transfer information. With this type of technology, you can send photos, songs, videos and contact information. Fortunately, you can use your Bluetooth phone to communicate with an infrared phone. To send such information, you need to have both of your phones turned on and enabled. Setting up your Bluetooth phone to send information only takes a few minutes of your time.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Press the centre key on your Bluetooth phone. This launches the main menu. Press the right arrow key to navigate to the "Bluetooth" submenu. Press the centre key to launch it.

  2. 2

    Choose "Add a Device." Search for the recipient's infrared phone. Its model number and brand name will display in the list. Press "OK" to make a connection.

  3. 3

    Enter a passkey code if you created one. If you do not remember it or do not have a code, enter "0000." Wait for your recipient to confirm the connection from his or her infrared phone.

  4. 4

    Navigate to "Media Files." Select the song, video, photo or other information you want to send. Select "Via Bluetooth."

  5. 5

    Press the "Send" button. Wait for the transfer to complete. Your recipient needs to accept the information from his or her phone.

Tips and warnings

  • Your phones need to be within range of each other to send and receive information.
  • Disable your Bluetooth phone when out in public. This gives others permission to access your phone's information.

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