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How to make a Bluetooth device undetectable by other users via BluetoothTM Stack for Windows® by TOSHIBA Utility?

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Making a Bluetooth device undetectable by other users via BluetoothTM Stack for Windows® by TOSHIBA Utility.


For security purposes, users may not want their Bluetooth device to be detected by other users. Please perform the steps below:

1. Right-click the Bluetooth wireless technology icon in the task tray, click Options and select the Security tab. The Bluetooth Security Level appears.


2. Select Custom Level.... in [Bluetooth Security Level] under [security] tab.

3. Check the [Not Discoverable] in Mode on [Security Settings].

The device is now undetectable by other users, even when they search for other devices.

For more information, please refer to the embedded manual for the Toshiba Bluetooth Utility.