Turn Bluetooth® on and off in Lenovo® IdeaPad Y560
Know some tips to turn Bluetooth on and off in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 is a great entertainment machine with integrated 3D technology in its display. The smarter performance of this laptop is possible through the Intel Core i7 Processor with the Turbo Boost technology. The keyboard on Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 connects headphones and allows you to enjoy the CD quality over Bluetooth speakers. Bluetooth is a wireless technology for creating personal networks that operates at 2.4 GHz with a range of 10 meters. And it allows connecting to more than one device wirelessly. It also has the capability to transfer the data over long distances. And in order to communicate and transfer data this low powered device uses radio signals. The Bluetooth also has the ability to connect up to eight devices at a time. The frequencies of the Bluetooth devices are between 2.402 GHz to 2.40 GHz. Although these devices are quick and convenient, there are possibilities of security threats as the Bluetooth devices uses ad hoc network that allows the connected network to communicate with other devices directly. And if you keep the security software updated the threat of hackers can be eliminated.
The following points describe how to turn Bluetooth on and turn off in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 and the tips to remember while doing so:
- Power on the Bluetooth
- Power off the Bluetooth
Power on the Bluetooth
The need of the external hardware can be eliminated in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 as it has got integrated Bluetooth in it. The Bluetooth can be connected via software or Windows operating system. A lot of software are available online in order to run the Bluetooth devices. And by just downloading the software available online you can turn on the Bluetooth without any difficulty. Click on the ‘Bluetooth’ stack and from the ‘Connection Settings’ enable ‘Bluetooth Discovery Mode’. Then you might get a message regarding successful turn on. Now, turn on the Bluetooth of other device that you wish to connect. Then only your system will be able to identify the other device. Now your system is ready to transfer the files and folders between the two devices. This is done by using Bluetooth File Transfer Wizard installed on the system.
The network securities on the Bluetooth are turned on once the Bluetooth has been turned on. And this prevents the interference of a third person. By providing a password to the Bluetooth network this can be ensured. Thereby the interruption of the hackers to the Bluetooth environment can be prevented.
The Bluetooth must be turned off once the transmission of the necessary data is completed. Thus the stealing of the information by the hackers can be prevented. In order to turn off the Bluetooth, the same software needs to be used. Turn off Bluetooth after completing the data transfer. If Bluetooth is turned off while sending files, then it leads to incomplete data transfer. Always turn off the Bluetooth while not in use. This is to ensure the security of your system and for protecting the system from unauthorized access.