Receive files over Bluetooth

Receive photos, videos, or other kinds of files that you or a friend shares from another device, such as a phone, laptop, or tablet.

  1. On your PC, select Start  > Settings  > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices. Learn how to pair.

  2. Make sure the device that files will be sent from appears and shows as Paired.

  3. In Bluetooth & other devices settings, select Send or receive files via Bluetooth > Receive files.

  4. Have your friend send the files from their device. See Send files over Bluetooth.

  5. On your PC, on the Save the received file screen in Bluetooth File Transfer, select the location to save the files to, then select Finish.

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