03-31-2012 07:05 AM
I got HP Pavilion g6 series Notebook, and am trying to pair up with a bluetooth device.
I can connect to the device via my iPhone alright.
Problem is that I do not know if my laptop supports bluetooth,
and if it does how to activate it.
I went to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers and tried add a device - no good.
I tried searching it up in the networks - no good.
would appreciate your help!
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03-31-2012 07:42 AM
Your exact model would be helpful, but if you had a bluetooth device in the laptop it would show up as a device in device manager. Do you have the HP wireless assistant program? It will also show if bluetooth is installed in the laptop. If you just want to sync with a mobile phone you can buy a small bluetooth usb dongle for very cheap. They are almost unnoticeable as they lie flush with the side of the laptop case.
04-01-2012 02:08 AM
Many thanks for your reply!
I believe that my exact model is :
- HP Pavilion g6-1353sa 15.6" Laptop - Red
A bluetooth device does not appear in the device manager, nor in the HP connection manager (I installed it),
so I guess that the laptop does not have a built-in bluetooth support, which to be honest, I find quite odd.
12-24-2012 02:35 PM
Hello Sizah. What is the model number of your notebook. This document covers where to locate it.
Do you recieve any error messages when trying to activate the bluetooth?
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05-15-2013 12:10 PM
I see that you are trying to use Bluetooth on your HP computer. I have a couple of suggestions that may help with this issue.
Here is a link that shows how to use the Bluetooth on a Windows 8 unit. Follow the steps in the link and let me know what happens.