[maemo-users] Keyboard for N800

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Wed Dec 12 01:54:33 EET 2007
On Tuesday 11 December 2007 02:02:08 pm Peter Flynn wrote:
> Ryan Pavlik wrote:
> > Except for the "Visible" checkbox (which is _not_ necessary -
> > that's if you want the N800 to show up as a device on other
> > peoples' Bluetooth-capable devices), what you described is
> > exactly what I have, except I don't need to do that every time. 
> > I'd remove the device from the list on the N800, remove the
> > battery from the keyboard (so it forgets its pairings), then put
> > the battery back in.  Now, push and hold the little white button
> > on the keyboard until the light blinks.  You should be able to
> > "add" the device in the bluetooth control panel devices screen -
> > accept the PIN the Nokia gives you (that is, click OK on that
> > screen after making sure "trusted" is checked), type the PIN on
> > the keyboard while it is waiting and press enter on the keyboard.
> >  It should fiddle about for a few seconds, then your bluetooth
> > icon should turn blue and you should be good to go.
> That's pretty much what I did when I got it, to set it up first
> time.
> > From then on, just don't turn off Bluetooth on the N800

Actually there isn't  a big difference between turning BT off  and 
having BT on but not connected to any device.  When connected yes 
there is a drain.  When it's on but not connected to anything it's no 
more of a drain than having WiFi available but not connected.  


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