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    Bluetooth: Discoverable or not to discoverable
    Hi all...

    What's the common wisdom these day regarding bluetooth discoverability? Normally my MBP would be in my office or my home, not really in cafes etc.

    Seeing as OS X defaults to discoverability should I be recommending other employees to turn theirs off?
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    Quote Originally Posted by opus_az View Post
    Hi all...

    What's the common wisdom these day regarding bluetooth discoverability? Normally my MBP would be in my office or my home, not really in cafes etc.

    Seeing as OS X defaults to discoverability should I be recommending other employees to turn theirs off?

    I usually leave mine off, unless I am using my cell phone with it.

    From what I know when setting my MBP up with my phone, you have to put a code in the device so it will reconize the computer. Other than that it shouldn't work.

    I may be wrong, so feel free to correct me.
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    I always have my devices powered off so it's not such an issue with me but I also disable Bluetooth on my iMac unless I'm using it specifically for transfer/getting files.

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