Turn Bluetooth® on and off in Lenovo® ThinkPad W701ds
Method of turning Bluetooth on and off in Lenovo Thinkpad W701ds
Lenovo Thinkpad W701ds is a dual screen laptop introduced by Lenovo. The system came with a powerful 2GHz Intel Core i7 processor. The system also comes with a 16GB DDR3 RAM and has a USB 3.0 port which provides data rate speed of up to 5Gbps. The system is comes with a 160GB hard disk or you can also use a 128GB Solid State Driver. Bluetooth device in this system provides the user with a fast wireless Internet connection. It allows you to communicate over a short distance. You might be turning Bluetooth on or off in your system according to network requirements. But, you need to be aware of some points while doing so. You need to turn off Bluetooth while not in use to save battery power. Ensure that you do not connect to external websites while Bluetooth is on. External users can easily hijack your system data while Bluetooth is on. So, you need to restrict such users.
There are some points to be kept in mind while turning Bluetooth on or off in Lenovo Thinkpad W701ds:
- Unplug the adapter
- Check for the On/Off button
- Check network connections
Unplug the adapter
In Lenovo Thinkpad W701ds, you need to turn off Bluetooth when not in use. You can use the Bluetooth status menu to turn Bluetooth on or off. If the menu does not appear, you need to check for the Bluetooth preferences to perform the 'Turn off' process. Another method is to unplug the adapter. You can use an external USB adapter to connect Bluetooth. You need to unplug and plug-in the adapter to turn Bluetooth 'On' or 'Off'.
Check for the On/Off button
You have a single button for the wireless devices that includes Bluetooth. You use this button to turn Bluetooth on or off in Lenovo Thinkpad W701ds. Sometimes, you might not be able to see this button in your system. In this situation, you need to search for the button. You can find the button in Device Manager. Then you need to click the button to enable or disable Bluetooth in your system. Ensure that you uncheck the on button when Bluetooth is not in use.
You need to have a look at the network connections to turn Bluetooth on or off. In the network connection window, you need to select the “Wireless Switch Settings” and change the checkbox of “Enable Bluetooth Device” to on or off. After you have clicked the “Apply” button you might be able to see the Bluetooth have changed it state. You need to be sure that you have installed an antivirus before allowing the other devices to access.