9a. Bluetooth on Windows

Bluetooth Port under Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10

If you have an OSTC Sport, the new OSTC2, a new OSTC 3, or an OSTC 4, you shall connect using Bluetooth Connections.

Bluetooth Pairing

The first thing is to connect your H&W dive computer to your Microsoft laptop, this is called Bluetooth Pairing.

To do so:

  1. Open the notifications icons
  2. Click on the Bluetooth icon
  3. Choose “Add a Device…
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Get you H&W computer, and start Bluetooth mode. Your dive computer shall appear in the “Add a device…” window:

  1. Select it
  2. Click Next
  1. Select the “Pair without using a code” option.
  2. Windows should say it is done…
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Bluetooth Port

Once pairing is done, you have to check the COM PORT assigned by Microsoft to you Bluetooth connection. To do so:

  1. Open the “Bluetooth Devices…” or the “Devices and Printers…” window.
  2. Select your OSTC, and right-click for Properties…
  3. In the Hardware Tab, you should find the port used (COM14 in the example below).
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Now you can continue with Configuring OSTC Planner.