How to pair Bluetooth Devices with Galaxy S20

This post will help you pair Bluetooth devices with Galaxy S20. Read on to view a step-by-step tutorial.

With Bluetooth, you can share various contents and functionalities between smartphones and other Bluetooth-enabled devices. For as long as Bluetooth is enabled and both devices are within range and compatible, pairing should be easy as pie. Nonetheless, this may not always be the case given that not all users are familiar with the pairing interface. In this post, I have elaborated the standard pairing procedure on the new Samsung Galaxy S20.

Important Note: 
Before you start pairing, make sure that your Bluetooth devices are turned on and in discoverable mode. Also place your devices near your Galaxy S20 to evade from bumping into proximity issues.

Steps to pair Bluetooth devices with Galaxy S20

Time Needed : 2 minutes

The following steps will help you get started in using the Galaxy S20 Bluetooth feature. I’ve also included individual screenshots to visualize each of the given procedures. This should serve as free reference, particularly to those who aren’t yet familiar with the Android platform. Once everything is ready, get started with Bluetooth pairing on your Galaxy S20 with these subsequent steps.

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access the Apps screen. Or simply swipe down from the top of the Home screen to open the notification panel.

    Both the Apps screen and notification panel have the icon or control to access Bluetooth settings.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - open bluetooth settings

  2. From the App screen, tap on Settings.

    Doing so will open the Settings app with its sub-menu options. On the notification panel, simply tap on the Bluetooth icon then follow the rest of the onscreen prompts.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - tap settings bluetooth icon

  3. From the Settings screen, tap Connections.

    Doing so will launch network connectivity options and settings for you to configure.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - settings - connections

  4. Scroll to and select Bluetooth then tap to turn on the switch next to Bluetooth.

    When Bluetooth is enabled, your device will then start scanning for available Bluetooth devices nearby.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - bluetooth settings

  5. Scroll down to the Available devices section.

    This section is where you can find the list of Bluetooth devices within range.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - turn on bluetooth switch

  6. Tap to select the Bluetooth device that  you’d like to pair with your Galaxy S20.

    Doing so will prompt you with a Bluetooth pairing request.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - select a bluetooth device

  7. Read and review the pop-up information then tap OK to confirm.

    Just follow the given instructions to complete the pairing process.

    galaxy s20 bluetooth pairing - confirm bluetooth pairing

  • Android 10, One UI 2.0
  • Galaxy S20

By then you can start sharing Bluetooth functions from your Galaxy S20 to your Bluetooth device and vice versa. 

You can always unpair your devices as you would prefer.

And that covers everything in this guide. Please keep posted for more comprehensive guides, tips, and tricks on how to make the most of your Samsung Galaxy S20 and other new Galaxy devices. 

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