Turn Bluetooth® on and off in the Toshiba® Portégé M780
How can you turn Bluetooth on and off in Toshiba Portégé M780?
The Toshiba Portégé M780 comes with a lot of features. Its processor is an Intel Core i5. It is highly durable, reliable and highly portable as well. Another important feature of this laptop is the fingerprint reader with which you can swipe your finger instead of typing passwords. It also has Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate. Bluetooth is used for data exchange over a short distance using radio waves and is used in mobiles and laptops. It ensures high level of security. It can be used to send files and other details with very low power consumption. Bluetooth has a wide range of applications now-a-days. It can be used for the connection between computers and output devices. The Bluetooth version used in the Toshiba Portégé M780 is Bluetooth 2.1 and its main feature is secure simple pairing which ensures a high level of security. With the extended inquiry response feature it can easily filter devices based on the information provided. In low power mode it might reduce power consumption.
Some tips regarding turning on and off Bluetooth in the Toshiba Portégé M780 are:
- Turning on Bluetooth in the Toshiba Portégé M780
- Turning off Bluetooth in the Toshiba Portégé M780
- Tips to keep in mind while turning Bluetooth off and on
Turning on Bluetooth in the Toshiba Portégé M780
Before turning on Bluetooth in your system you have to make sure whether your system has enough requirements to run Bluetooth 2.1. Click on the Bluetooth stack on your desktop and from the connection settings enable Bluetooth discovery mode. You will get a message regarding a successful turn on. Then you can add other devices whose Bluetooth settings are also enabled by using Bluetooth add device wizard. You can now send files to the device you want by using the Bluetooth File Transfer Wizard; provided your system should identify that device.
Turning off Bluetooth in the Toshiba Portégé M780
Once you turn on Bluetooth it remains on till you turn it off manually. It is unsecure to keep the Bluetooth device in ‘on’ mode. You can access the Bluetooth control panel applet to turn off Bluetooth after a successful data transfer.
While you turn on Bluetooth make sure that you are in a secure location because when your Bluetooth is turned on anyone who has a Bluetooth enabled device can try to access your computer. Make sure that you use a secure passkey during the authentication process. Do not accept any unknown request. Make sure that the data transfer process is completed successfully before turning off Bluetooth. If you turn off Bluetooth during the data transfer process you might not receive the complete files that were being transferred.