Some Lenovo laptops include a dedicated Bluetooth button, but the ThinkPad W510 has the Bluetooth function buried under a sub-menu. You can access the sub-menu using the keyboard. Once Bluetooth is enabled, you can pair the ThinkPad W510 with a variety of Bluetooth devices, including headsets and cell phones. Bluetooth does drain the battery faster; however, so the user should only enable it when they are ready to use it to conserve battery power.
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Locate the function key on the keyboard. It is on the bottom left and marked "Fn."
Hold down the "Fn" key.
Press the F5 key to open the Wireless Connection Manager screen.
Click the "Radio On" button next to Bluetooth Radio to enable Bluetooth.
Tips and warnings
- If the Wireless Connection Manager will not open, download the latest Bluetooth drivers from the Lenovo site. You can find the link in Resources.
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