How to Turn Bluetooth on in an IBM ThinkPad T43p

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The IBM ThinkPad T43p is equipped with Bluetooth technology, which can be turned off or on as needed. This allows the user to use a wide variety of devices, from MP3 players to keyboards and mice. Although these devices may not be used when using the ThinkPad as a laptop, they can become invaluable when using a docking station with the T43p and using the laptop as a desktop machine.

Things You'll Need

  • Drivers for the integrated Bluetooth
  • Boot up your laptop as normal.

  • Press the "Fn" key in the lower-left corner of the keyboard.

  • Press the "F5" key at the top of the keyboard while the "Fn" key is depressed.

  • Click the radio button next to "Turn On" to activate Bluetooth radio access. The Bluetooth function of the laptop will activate and be ready to access with any Bluetooth device.

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