Connecting a Bluetooth Device To a Classroom Computer

Question

How do I connect a Bluetooth device to a classroom computer?

Answer

  1. Select the ^ icon from the right corner of the Window's taskbar.
  2. Select the Bluetooth Devices button.
  3. Select Add Bluetooth Device.
  4. Select Add Bluetooth or other device
  5. Select Bluetooth Device.
  6. On the device you would like to connect, turn on pairing mode
    • This process varies depending upon the device. Please consult your device's instruction manual for pairing instructions. 
  7. Once you see the name of your device appear on the list, select it. 
  8. You should automatically connect
  9. Every time you log out of the classroom computer, it will reset and your device will no longer be connected.
    1. Please repeat these steps each time you would like to connect a Bluetooth device to a classroom computer. 

If you would like to use the bluetooth device to amplify your voice inside the classrom as well, follow these steps.

  1. Select the start icon in the bottom left of the computer and type Control Panel
  2. Select the Control Panel.
  3. Select Sound.
  4. Select the Recording tab along the top.
  5. Right-Click on your bluetooth device and select Properties
  6. Select the Listen tab.
  7. Select the box next to Listen to this Device
    • This option will produce loud feedback if the microphone is large or intended to pick up the entire room.

If you are experiencing audio issues that are not resolved by following the steps above, we recommend reviewing our Windows Audio Troubleshooting article. 

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

Details

Article ID: 112311
Created
Tue 7/21/20 3:31 PM
Modified
Thu 8/27/20 11:04 AM