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Pair a Bluetooth Device to Galaxy Tab E

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

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Connect to a Bluetooth Device

Got a Samsung phone you want to pair with? Follow the instructions below to get your devices connected.

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Bluetooth. 

  3. To turn on Bluetooth, touch the slider.

  4. Select the device you want to connect to.

   

From the Notification Panel

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

  2. To access the Bluetooth menu, touch and hold the Bluetooth icon.

  3. Select the device you want to connect to.

Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device

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

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Bluetooth.

  3. To turn off Bluetooth, touch the slider.

   

                                                         

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.

   

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device

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

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Bluetooth.

  3. Touch Settings next to the paired device.

  4. Touch Unpair.

   

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.

  3. Touch Settings next to the paired device.

  4. Touch Unpair.

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

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