How can I send files over Bluetooth?

Last modified : Jul 27. 2018

Before you can send files via Bluetooth, you will need to make sure that the Bluetooth on your device and the device you will be transferring the files to are both turned on and can be discovered or detected. For assistance in pairing two devices over Bluetooth Click Here.

How to transfer files via Bluetooth:

1 Open the folder where the files you want to transfer are located.
These steps are shown in the Gallery application however you can follow the same process in My Files to transfer music, documents or other file types.
2 Select the 3 dot menu button on the top right hand side of the screen. On older operating systems this might say MORE .
Top right 3 dot menu button
3 Select Share from the menu.
Select Share from the menu
4 Select the items you want to send by tapping on them - they will show a tick in the circle when selected.
Select items to send
5 Once all of the items you want to send are selected, tap Share on the top right hand side of the screen.
Select Share
6 Select Bluetooth in the share panel.
Select Bluetooth
7 The Bluetooth menu will open, and the device will scan for available devices.
Select the device you want to transfer the files to.
Select Bluetooth
8 On the receiving device, select ACCEPT and the files will begin to transfer. There will be notification icons on both devices indicating the transfer direction, which you can select to see how the transfer is progressing.

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