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HP iPAQ 300 Travel Companion Series - Configuring Bluetooth and Connecting a Bluetooth-enabled Phone to your Travel Companion for Making/Receiving calls

The Bluetooth application lets you connect your mobile phone, stereo headphone, or car stereo to your Travel Companion. When the connection to a mobile phone is established and you receive a call, it is automatically transferred to your Travel Companion and the speaker turns on. This enables safer driving and you need not use a headset or press any buttons to activate the speaker.
To launch the Bluetooth application, choose one of the following options:
  • Tap on the top of the screen.
      note:
    The icon is always available on every screen.
  • Go to the Settings menu and tap Bluetooth.
    Figure : Settings Screen
Making the device discoverable
  1. If you are not on the Main menu screen, tap to return.
  2. Tap Settings > .
    Figure : The Bluetooth Settings Menu
  3. Tap the Manager icon.
  4. Tap .
  5. Make sure the checkboxes for the options “Other devices can discover me” and “Allow other devices to connect” are checked.
Changing Bluetooth device name
  1. If you are not on the Main menu screen, tap to return.
  2. Tap Settings > .
  3. Tap the Manager icon.
  4. Tap .
  5. Tap on the Name field and enter the desired name using the onscreen keyboard.
Connecting to a Bluetooth-enabled phone
You can connect Bluetooth-capable mobile phones to Travel Companion. Check the documentation of your phone for compatibility information.
To connect to a bluetooth-enabled phone:
  1. Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on the phone.
  2. Tap Settings > .
  3. Tap Explore Bluetooth devices.
  4. Nearby Bluetooth devices are listed. Tap your phone’s name when displayed in the list.
  5. Select the Bluetooth service to use:
    • To use your device as a loudspeaker, choose Voice Gateway.
    • For transfering files between your phone and the Travel Companion, choose OBEX File Transfer.
      note:
    Other services may be listed as well depending on the phone.
  6. Both your phone and your Travel Companion will prompt for a 4-digit numeric password. Enter the same password on both devices.
The icons available on the screen are as listed below:
Buttons
Function
Tap to launch the Bluetooth application
Tap to set your Bluetooth perferences
Tap to enable automatic transfer of incoming calls
Tap to view more information on Bluetooth
Tap to dial a phone number
Tap to view a list of previous connect attempts
  note:
My Shortcuts menu contains devices you have previously paired with your Travel Companion for easy access.
Tap to initiate pairing from your mobile phone
Tap to initiate a call
Tap to end a call
Making a call
You can make calls using the phone feature, contacts, or POI.
Using phone dialer
To make calls using the phone dialer:
  1. Tap Settings > .
  2. Tap to enter a phone number.
  3. Tap to initiate a call.
Using contacts
To make calls using contacts:
  1. Tap Extras > .
  2. Select a phone number from your contact list by tapping .
  3. Tap to initiate a call.
Using POI
To make calls using POI:
  1. After a list of POI is displayed on your screen, tap to initiate a call.
  2. Tap to end a call.
Answering or rejecting a call
If the Voice Gateway service is enabled with your phone, you can answer or reject calls on your Travel Companion.
In case of a call, Incoming Call is displayed on the screen. Tap to answer the call and tap to end a call.
Turning Bluetooth Off
  note:
Once turned on, Bluetooth will remain on. To conserve battery power, it is advisable to turn off Bluetooth when you are not using it. The Bluetooth LED being blue indicates that Bluetooth is on.
To turn off Bluetooth:
  1. If you are not on the Main menu screen, tap to return.
  2. Tap Settings > .
  3. Tap the Manager icon.
  4. Tap the Bluetooth icon to turn Bluetooth off.

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