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Bluetooth® in HP EliteBook® 8530p
Tips to turn on and off Bluetooth® in HP® EliteBook® 8530p
The EliteBook 8530p from HP are high performance notebook that features Intel Core 2 processor series. It offers dual channel memory system which can hold up to 8GB memory, ATI graphic memory, wireless Internet connectivity and integrated Bluetooth connectivity. The Bluetooth wireless module integrated in your HP EliteBook 8530p is capable of establishing connections with compatible devices and communicate with them wirelessly. This feature allows you to connect your Bluetooth enabled devices like PDAs to sync data or communicate with your HP EliteBook 8530p. The options to turn on and turn off the Bluetooth can either be accessed via the wireless key in the keyboard or by making the use of wireless assistant services. The wireless assistant is a program that is preinstalled in your system to manage wireless devices like Bluetooth installed in it. Other advanced settings related to Bluetooth can be accessed via the control panel in your HP EliteBook 8530p.
The following points given below can help the users of HP EliteBook 8530p to turn on and turn off the Bluetooth integrated in your system:
- System visibility
- Operational range
- Authorized users
The visibility settings of the Bluetooth in your HP EliteBook 8530p should be set to ‘discoverable’ for enabling other devices to detect your system when a search for new connections are initiated. The options to change the status of the Bluetooth can be accessed via the control panel of your HP EliteBook 8530p.
The operational range of the Bluetooth wireless module integrated in your HP EliteBook 8530p is around 10 meters. So to ensure optimum connectivity the users of HP EliteBook 8530p are advised to keep both the devices within the required range. Although the Bluetooth technology uses radio waves to communicate between devices, thick walls or similar obstructions even within the range can cause disturbance.
There are certain security settings in the Bluetooth software interface that helps the users of HP EliteBook 8530p to prevent unsafe devices from creating connections with your system. The ‘authorization’ setting is one such option that requires a similar pass code to be entered on both devices that are trying to get connected for completing the connection.