1. fragle2112's Avatar
    I have recently purchased a 3gs iphone unlocked

    Im having problems with the bluetooth and im asking for help

    When i turn on blue tooth, other people can see my phone

    But on my display it just says searching, for ages without any luck

    Any thoughts
    10-31-2009 06:04 AM
  2. Jeremy's Avatar
    The Bluetooth device also needs to be in pair mode. Ways of putting the device in that mode depend on the brand.
    10-31-2009 10:20 AM
  3. Ipheuria's Avatar
    The iPhone bluetooth operates different than other phones. You can only use if to pair with headsets. You can't connect to someone's laptop and transfer files. If you've got a headset turn your bluetooth on and put the headset in pairing mode. It will pop up on the iPhone and once paired just close. The phone will still say it's searching even after they are paired mine does that every time.
    10-31-2009 10:29 AM
  4. Jeremy's Avatar
    The iPhone bluetooth operates different than other phones. You can only use if to pair with headsets. You can't connect to someone's laptop and transfer files. If you've got a headset turn your bluetooth on and put the headset in pairing mode. It will pop up on the iPhone and once paired just close. The phone will still say it's searching even after they are paired mine does that every time.
    Good call, I'm always thinking headsets...
    10-31-2009 10:31 AM
  5. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Yeah I remember when I first got mine I expected all those things so just wanted to throw that in there just incase.
    10-31-2009 10:33 AM
  6. javan's Avatar
    It seems like to turn it on again ,last time i comeacross the same situation.I also turn it off and on .then it works.
    10-31-2009 01:27 PM
  7. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Until we get more info from the OP then we wont know what's going on. We need to know what he's trying to connect to, does he have them in pairing mode, etc.
    10-31-2009 01:41 PM
  8. fragle2112's Avatar
    I was trying to connect to laptop or friends mobile phone

    Why the hell can this not be a feature on iphone?
    11-01-2009 08:57 AM
  9. chobbs1's Avatar
    Send feed back to apple for that. But currently you can only use Bluetooth for headsets.
    11-01-2009 11:44 AM
  10. flyingember's Avatar
    If you want to know why then ask apple. But they won't say why
    11-01-2009 05:32 PM
  11. Nevets68's Avatar
    Not to hijack this thread...but...How come my cheapy Samsung slider *a free phone from T-Mobile* can do bluetooth wireless transfers but a expensive Iphone...can't?

    But to assuage the masses Apple might turn on the FM radio feature in the Iphone / Touch...yay.
    11-01-2009 06:19 PM
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