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Via Bluetooth - Android

This article will assist you in connecting a Trackside Bluetooth QR Scanner to an Android Bluetooth device.

Want a different type of connection or having Bluetooth issues? See Via USB Dongle or Via Wired USB.

Trackside Scanner Connection Sheet

The most up to date version of the Trackside Scanner Connection Sheet now resides at . Make sure to check the second page for additional functionalities!

Step 1 - Ensure Bluetooth Enabled

Ensure Bluetooth is enabled on your device.


Step 2 - Enter Settings

Enter Settings.


Step 3 - Select Connected Devices

Select Connected Devices.


Step 4 - Select Bluetooth

You may have to select Bluetooth to view available Bluetooth devices depending on your installation of Android.


Step 5 - Enter Scanner into Bluetooth Search Mode

Pull the scanner trigger once to wake it up, then hold the trigger for 8 seconds until you hear it beep. You should see a flashing blue & green light on the scanner. You can also scan the associated codes on the Trackside Bluetooth QR Scanner Connection Sheet to accomplish this.

Step 6 - Select Scanner on Your Device

Select Barcode Scanner HID on the Bluetooth device. You may need to refresh your list of devices if it isn't showing up.

Step 7 - Listen for Pairing Complete Beep

Listen for pairing complete beep.

If these steps aren't working, there are additional troubleshooting steps in My Scanner Won't Connect by Bluetooth .