- Right-click the Bluetooth icon in the notification area, and then click Open Bluetooth Settings. If the Bluetooth icon is not in the notification area, click Start, click Run, type bthprops.cpl, and then click OK.
- Click the Options tab.
- Click to select the Turn discovery on check box, and then click Apply.
- To permit other Bluetooth devices to connect to your computer, click to select the Allow Bluetooth devices to connect to this computer check box.
Important Turn on discovery only when you want a Bluetooth device to find your computer. After the device has been added or bonded with your computer, discovery is no longer required. You can turn it off to help protect your privacy.
Article ID: 870882 - Last Review: Mar 29, 2017 - Revision: 3