How to enable MacBook Pro Bluetooth File Exchange


When attempting to transfer a file using Bluetooth File Exchange from a Mac OS X 10, a message may appear which states that the Mac does not have the necessary services.

To send a file using Bluetooth to a computer running Mac OS X 10, Leopard, you must enable Bluetooth Sharing in Sharing preferences. By default, Bluetooth Sharing is turned off in OS X.

  1. On each Mac OS X 10, from the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. From the View menu, choose Sharing.
  3. Check (click) the “On” box next to Bluetooth Sharing.
  4. Close the Sharing preferences window.