How to transfer files between devices via Bluetooth?

Last Update date : Jul 28. 2022

Before you begin to transfer files, make sure Bluetooth is activated on both devices.

Pairing devices via Bluetooth

Pairing via Settings

1 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
2 Tap on Connections
Tap Connections
3 Toggle the switch to activate Bluetooth
Toggle the switch to activate Bluetooth
4 Device will scan for nearby devices. Tap on which device you want to pair with
Scanning for nearby devices
5 Verify that the pin is the same on both devices and then tap OK
6 The devices are paired. To unpair, select Settings beside the Paired device and tap Unpair
Tap Settings
Tap Unpair

Pairing via Notification Panel

You can also pair the devices via the Notification Panel. Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap on the Bluetooth icon to activate it.
The device will scan for nearby devices. Tap on the device to pair, follow by Done.

Transfer files via Bluetooth

 

Please note: For demonstration purposes, steps shown in this section is using Gallery as an example. You can also follow the same steps for My Files to transfer music, documents or other file types

 

1 Open the folder to find the files to be transferred
2 Select More options (3 vertical dots) on the top right of the screen
Select More options
3 Select Share from the dropdown menu
Select Share
4 Select the files that you want to transfer. Once done, tap Share
Select the files to transfer
5 Select Bluetooth in the share panel
Select Bluetooth
6 The Bluetooth menu will open and scan for available devices. Select the device to receive the files
Scan for available devices
7 Select Accept on the receiving device

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