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Enable or Disable Bluetooth Pairing Device Rename paired device Share Internet Sharing contacts Sending a file via Bluetooth Unpair Bluetooth Tethering

Enable or Disable Bluetooth

Oppo-Smartphone can connect to other devices via Bluetooth to transmit (send and receive) data.

The Oppo-Smartphone has Bluetooth enabled by default, but if it is rarely used, it is recommended to disable Bluetooth to save battery power.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 3:  Enable or Disable  Bluetooth
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth
  3. Enable or Disable Bluetooth

Pairing Device

Just activating Bluetooth on the Oppo smartphone is not enough to send or receive files. Once activated, both devices must be paired with each other. Depending on the device to be paired, the connection must be approved by both devices.

The Oppo-Smartphone can be connected to many devices such as headsets, Bluetooth loudspeakers, television, car/car radio, hands-free car kit and much more.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 3:  Choose desired  Device
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth
  3. Choose desired Device

Rename paired device

If a device has been successfully paired with Oppo-Smartphone, this connection is stored for later use. For easier identification, the device name is usually used. If the list of paired devices becomes longer, the stored connections can be renamed as desired.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 3:  Tap on desired  Bluetooth Connection
Step 4:  Tap on  Device name
Step 5:  Enter  Device name  you want and confirm with  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth
  3. Tap on desired Bluetooth Connection
  4. Tap on Device name
  5. Enter Device name you want and confirm with Save

Share Internet

In addition to contacts, we can also share the Oppo smartphone's Internet via Bluetooth, which gives the other device access to the Internet.

It is only possible to share the Internet via mobile data, so the WLAN must also be deactivated when sharing the Internet via Bluetooth, otherwise the error message "Connected to WLAN. Network sharing via Bluetooth not possible" appears.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 3:  Tap on desired  Bluetooth Connection
Step 4:  Enable or Disable  Internet Access
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth
  3. Tap on desired Bluetooth Connection
  4. Enable or Disable Internet Access

Sharing contacts

If a Bluetooth connection has been successfully established between two devices, the contacts on the Oppo smartphone can be shared with the other devices.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 3:  Tap on desired  Bluetooth Connection
Step 4:  Enable or Disable  Contact Sharing
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth
  3. Tap on desired Bluetooth Connection
  4. Enable or Disable Contact Sharing

Sending a file via Bluetooth

If Bluetooth is enabled and a device is connected, files can also be transferred, and in this guide we will show how to send a photo taken with the camera.

In principle, all files such as PDF, videos, contacts, pictures, text documents and many more can be transferred. Usually, this is possible on the Oppo-Smartphone via the Send/Share menu, which is shown in the detail view of the respective file.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Photos-App
Step 2:  Choose desired  File
Step 3:  Tap on  Send
Step 4:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 5:  Tap on desired  Device
  1. Open the Photos-App
  2. Choose desired File
  3. Tap on Send
  4. Tap on Bluetooth
  5. Tap on desired Device

Unpair

If a Bluetooth device is no longer needed, the pairing can be cancelled, which means that a new connection is necessary to start a transfer again.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Bluetooth
Step 3:  Tap on desired  Bluetooth Connection
Step 4:  Tap on  Unpair
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Bluetooth
  3. Tap on desired Bluetooth Connection
  4. Tap on Unpair

Bluetooth Tethering

On the Oppo smartphone, we can turn on Bluetooth tethering to share the Internet of mobile data with any paired device, and in addition to this general function, the Internet can also be shared via Bluetooth with each individual connection.

Note: If Bluetooth tethering is activated, Bluetooth is activated at the same time.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Enable or Disable  Bluetooth tethering
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Enable or Disable Bluetooth tethering

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