Supported Bluetooth profiles
Your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet uses Bluetooth® profiles to communicate with different types of Bluetooth enabled
devices. To find out if your tablet supports a specific Bluetooth enabled device, you can check the information available for the
device to see what profiles it uses. Your tablet supports the profiles listed here.
Dial-up Networking (DUN)
Human Interface Device (HID)
Serial Port Profile (SPP)
I can't connect to a Bluetooth device
Try the following actions:
Verify that the Bluetooth® enabled device is compatible with your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet. Check the information
that came with the Bluetooth enabled device to find out what Bluetooth profiles it uses and verify that your tablet
supports those profiles.
If you don't know the passkey for the Bluetooth enabled device, see the information that came with the device. If you can't
find any passkey information, try 0000.
If your tablet can't detect the Bluetooth enabled device, try making the Bluetooth enabled device discoverable, or try
making your tablet discoverable and searching for your tablet from the Bluetooth enabled device.
My list of paired Bluetooth devices doesn't appear
Verify that the Bluetooth® connection on your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ is turned on.
To help protect your tablet against unauthorized access, you
can make it discoverable for 2 minutes only. Tap Add New
Device > Listen.
Your tablet uses this profile to connect to a tethered mobile phone or other Internet-
enabled device to access its Internet connection.
Your tablet uses this profile to connect to a wireless keyboard.
Your tablet uses this profile to connect to your BlackBerry smartphone through the
BlackBerry® Bridge™ application.