How do I connect Bluetooth devices to my Portal?

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Using Bluetooth, you can pair headphones to your Portal or use Portal as a speaker. Before connecting a Bluetooth device to your Portal, make sure your device has Bluetooth turned on and is in pairing or discoverability mode.

To connect a Bluetooth device to your Portal:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap Bluetooth.
  4. Tap the toggle next to Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth discoverability on.
  5. Tap Pair Device.
  6. Select your Bluetooth device from the Available Devices list on your Portal or select your Portal from the Bluetooth settings on your device to pair the device.

To adjust Bluetooth settings:

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of your Portal display to view the Quick Controls.
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon.

To mute a Bluetooth device when it is connected to your Portal:

If you have a Bluetooth headset connected to Portal, muting your Portal built-in microphone will also mute your Bluetooth headset. Learn how to mute your Portal.

Note: The headset microphone does not listen for the “Hey Portal” and "Hey Facebook" commands. Your Portal will only respond to “Hey Portal” and "Hey Facebook" voice commands through your Portal's built-in microphone.

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Last updated February 25, 2021
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