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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Hide or Unhide Bluetooth Name

One of useful feature that is owned by the Samsung Galaxy S3 is Bluetooth. By enabling this feature, you can do file sharing, transfer file or data with another Bluetooth capable devices.

See also: How to Enable Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy S3

You can turn on your Bluetooth in order to take advantage of this feature with your phone. And to simplify the pairing process you may need to set your Bluetooth visibility ON, so your Bluetooth device name can be seen by another then selected and connected.

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How to show the Bluetooth name?
Taken from telecom.co.nz, to facilitate activities that require a Bluetooth connection you might have to set its visibility ON by following the steps below:
  1. Tap the Menu key on Home screen.
  2. On the pop up menu select Settings.
  3. Make sure the Bluetooth is ON.
  4. Tap Bluetooth.
  5. Tick the checkbox next to the Visible option to show your Bluetooth device name.
  6. Finish. Now your Bluetooth name is visible.

How to Hide the Bluetooth name?
From the same source, for any reason if you want to hide your Bluetooth name, kindly following the steps below:
  1. Tap the Menu key on Home screen.
  2. On the pop up menu select Settings.
  3. Make sure the Bluetooth is ON.
  4. Tap Bluetooth.
  5. Remove the tick on the checkbox next to the Visible option to hide your Bluetooth name.
  6. Finish. Now your Bluetooth name is unvisible.

Well, for several reasons and circumstances you may want to show or hide your Bluetooth name, then by knowing on how to do these two things, now you can set your Bluetooth visibility in accordance with your wishes and needs. So, try this useful tips then share your experience here through the comment below :)

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