Bluetooth® in HP EliteBook® 8540p
What are the points to be kept in mind while using the Bluetooth device on your HP EliteBook 8540p?
HP EliteBook 8540p system was integrated with an optional Bluetooth device to provide fast wireless Internet connection to the users. You might be need to turn on or off the Bluetooth in your system as per your system’s network requirements. But, it is quite important to coonsider some points while doing so. You are advised to turn Off the Bluetooth when not in use to avoid power consumption in your system and to increase the battery life. It may be dangerous to connect your system to websites while Bluetooth is on because external users can easily takeover your system data like photos while the Bluetooth is on. With this reason, you need to present a firewall again such users.
There are a number of easiest methods to turn on and turn off Bluetooth in your HP EliteBook 8540p system. These methods are:
- With the in-built On/Off button
- With the wireless switch settings
- With the BIOS settings
With the in-built On/Off button
The HP EliteBook 8540p system comes with an in-built On/Off button for the Bluetooth device. You can use this button to perform the On/Off operation of Bluetooth manually. If you do not find the button, you can search for the button in the Device manager. If you get across the button in the device manger window, you may click the button to enable or disable the Bluetooth device in your system.
With the wireless switch settings
It is possible to make use of the Wireless Switch Settings to turn On or Off Bluetooth device in your HP EliteBook 8540p system. You can get this setting from the 'Network Connection' window. You need to mark the checkbox near the 'Enable Bluetooth Device' to turn the Bluetooth On and clear the checkbox to turn off the device. After creating these changes, click the 'Apply' button to make changes to Bluetooth device.
You may use the BIOS to turn the Bluetooth device to On or Off state in your HP EliteBook 8540p system. The BIOS usually consist of settings of all operations in your system. You need to restart and press 'F8' key to reboot the system and at start up screen, could press 'F2' to enter into the BIOS window. In this BIOS screen, you may see the settings to turn the state of Bluetooth device. With this method, you can easily change the settings to turn the Bluetooth On or Off.
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