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How to Enable the Bluetooth Radio on Your iPad


Want to connect your wireless headphones or the Apple Wireless Keyboard to your iPad? You will first need to enable the Bluetooth radio before you can do any of that. The how-to below walks you through the steps necessary to enable the Bluetooth radio on your iPad. I’ve tried connecting other Bluetooth keyboards and mice with no success, looks like Apple is forcing us to use their keyboard.

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Enable Bluetooth in iPad

1. Tap on Settings

Enable Bluetooth in iPad

2. Tap on General in the Settings pane.

3. Tap on Bluetooth

Enable Bluetooth in iPad

4. Tap on OFF to toggle the switch to ON

Enable Bluetooth in iPad

Your Bluetooth radio is now ON and discoverable.

Originally posted Apr 03, 2010

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