Galaxy Note8: How do I pair a Bluetooth device to my Samsung Galaxy Note8 (SM-N950W)?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Bluetooth


Bluetooth lets you connect your Note8 to so many different devices, like speakers, headphones, or even other phones. Turn your phone into a concert stage by connecting to Bluetooth speakers. Or forgo the tangled mess of headphone wires and pair with Bluetooth headphones.

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Connect to a Bluetooth Device from Settings


Got a Bluetooth headphone you want to pair with? Follow the instructions below to get your devices connected:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Connections.

4. Touch Bluetooth.

5. To turn on Bluetooth, touch the slider.

Connect to a Bluetooth Device From Settings 1


6. Select the device you want to connect to.

Connect to a Bluetooth Device From Settings 2


Note: If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions, and then touch OK.

7. The device you selected to pair with will now appear under PAIRED DEVICES.

Connect to a Bluetooth Device from the Notification Panel


1. To open the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

2. To turn on Bluetooth, touch the Bluetooth icon:

Connect to a Bluetooth Device From the Notification Panel 1


3. Select the device you want to connect to.

Connect to a Bluetooth Device From the Notification Panel 2


Note: If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions, and then touch OK.

4. The device you selected to pair with will now appear under PAIRED DEVICES.

Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device from Settings


When finished using Bluetooth devices, it’s a good idea to turn off Bluetooth to save battery life. Learn how to disable Bluetooth below:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Connections.

4. Touch Bluetooth.

5. To turn off Bluetooth, touch the slider.

Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device From Settings


Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device from the Notification Panel


1. To open the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

2. To turn off Bluetooth, touch the Bluetooth icon:

Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device From the Notification Panel


Unpair from a Bluetooth Device from Settings


Note: When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two devices no longer recognize each other.

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Connections.

4. Touch Bluetooth.

5. Touch the Settings icon next to the paired device.

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device From Settings 1


6. Touch Unpair.

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device From Settings 2


Unpair from a Bluetooth Device from the Notification Panel


1. To open the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

2. Touch and hold the Bluetooth icon.

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device From the Notification Panel 1


3. Touch the Settings icon next to the paired device.

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device From the Notification Panel 2


4. Touch Unpair.

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device From the Notification Panel 3


Note: To connect again, you have to pair the devices.

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