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Dell Windows 10 Bluetooth

I have a new Dell computer. I bought it about 6 months ago. I have recently tried to use my Bluetooth on it. It has an area under settings that says Bluetooth, but when I click on it and turn on my Bluetooth, it doesn't connect. It just searches. Is this because my Bluetooth is connected to my IPad which is also in the same room? Or does this mean I need a Bluetooth adapter? Any help would be appreciated.
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Clarification Request
That is confusing.

You wrote it won't connect and it is connected.

Turning on bluetooth. That's one thing.
Connecting or PAIRING, that's entirely something else.

Many folk are lost at first. There are many fine YouTubes now but here I'm reading your post and it's unclear to me.

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Clarification

When I look at the you tube videos, they do not look like what I see on my screen. I guess the question is how do I pair it if the Dell has it. When I used my Ipad, I just turned on the Bluetooth on the IPad and turned on the Bluetooth headset and it paired automatically. Is it not pairing with my computer because it is already paired with my Ipad? If so I thought the headset would pair with 5 devices?

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Yes, Apple does work hard to make it easier.

The mess I see is the menus, screens and such rarely match on Windows PCs. As such I can't tell you "exactly" what to do. It's more of a suggestion to loose guide.

Here if I have my BT headset paired and connected I can't pair without a special button press on the headset and that button and procedure is not exactly the same from one to another.

Also, we can't have it paired to more than one thing at a time. Some will want to bicker over that but here you are, lost without a pairing happening.

-> Let's say it's paired to the iPad and later to the PC. How will it choose which to pair later? It can't pair to both at the same time.

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Clarification

Thank you. That was it. All I had to do was turn it off on my Ipad. I guess I will need to turn it off on my PC when I am using the Ipad.

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Clarification

Thank you. That was it. All I had to do was turn it off on my Ipad. I guess I will need to turn it off on my PC when I am using the Ipad.

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(NT) What does it show in Device Manager?
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Help me here

OK, you have to help me here. Where do I even look for device manager? I am not very tech savy.

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No need for you to look. Just paste it here. Like this.
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In case you don't know how to get to Device Manager...

...just right-click the Start button and then click Device Manager. That will indicate something like what Bob showed if your Dell has Bluetooth. Here's mine:
http://imgur.com/XrsafD0 . My laptop and desktops didn't come with Bluetooth, so I had to buy a $15 USB adapter. They're cheap and easy to install.
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Good luck.

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