How to Transfer Files From Your iPhone Using Bluetooth

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These are instructions on how to install and use iBluetooth, an application which enables bluetooth file transfer on the iPhone.

Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your SpringBoard


Step Two
Press to select the Sections tab at the bottom of the screen


Step Three
Press to choose System from the list of Sections.


Step Four
Press to select iBluetooth from the list of Packages.


Step Five
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.


Step Six
Press the Confirm button at the top right of the screen to begin installation.


Step Seven
Once the installation has completed successfully. Press the large Return to Cydia button.


Step Eight
Press the Home button to return to your SpringBoard. Notice we now have a new iBluetooth icon.


Step Nine
Press to launch Settings from your SpringBoard.

Step Ten
Press to choose General from the Settings Menu.


Step Eleven
Press to select Bluetooth from the General Menu.


Step Twelve
Move the Bluetooth toggle switch to the ON position.


Step Thirteen
Press the Home button to return to the Springboard then press the iBluetooth icon.


Step Fourteen
iBluetooth will start and inform you that it is disabling the system bluetooth. Note*: I had to enable the system bluetooth to successfully start iBluetooth. Press the large OK button.


Step Fifteen
You will now be asked to register by visiting http://www.medevil.net. Register on the site then come back and press the Get License button at the top right of the screen.


Step Sixteen
A popup will appear to let you know your license is valid. Press the large OK button.


Step Seventeen
Press the Back button at the top left of the screen.


Step Eighteen
From the iBluetooth Home Tab press the Settings icon at the top right of the screen.


Step Nineteen
From the settings menu you can change the name and visibility of your iPhone.

You can also set a PIN for allowing incoming bluetooth connections.

Under the images section you can choose to send images as jpg instead of png. Also you can select to have images saved in your photo library.

From the file system section you can decide to show hidden files and set the save path and ftp root path.

Press Done to return to the iBluetooth Home screen.







SEND AN IMAGE
Press the Images tab to open your photo albums.


Press Photo Library to open the album.


Press to select a photo you would like transfered via bluetooth.


From the photo preview press the send icon at bottom center of the image.


iBluetooth will now search for nearby bluetooth devices. Press to select one from the list.


To send the image press the large Send button that appears.


A number 1 will appear over the Activity Tab. Press to select it.


Notice that the file progress is shown.


Once the file transfer is complete you can press the Trash icon to remove it from the activity log.



SEND A FILE
Press the Files tab to open the file system browser


Navigate to the folder that contains the file you would like to send. I am going to select a file from the /var/mobile/Documents folder.


Press to select the filename you would like to send.


iBluetooth will now search for nearby bluetooth devices. Press to select one from the list.


To send the file press the large Send button that appears.


Once the receiver accepts your transfer you will see the transfer progress shown under the Activity Tab.


When the file transfer is complete you can press the Trash icon to remove it from the activity log.



RECEIVE A FILE
To receive a file from another bluetooth device make sure your iPhone is visible so the other device can find you.


When you are sent a file iBluetooth will notify you of an incoming file transfer. Press the Save As button to select the download location.


iBluetooth will open to the file system browser.


You can now set the name for the incoming file. To set the directory, simply navigate to the folder you would like to save the file in. Press the Done button to start the transfer.


The activity tab will open to display the download progress. When the file transfer is complete you can press the Trash icon to remove it from the activity log.

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Manish - January 1, 2014 at 12:24pm
Hey friends, here is an iOS application which is used for sharing files using iphone/ipod/ipad bluetooth. Wanna know visit here - http://goo.gl/XSEDsU
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vinothkumar - January 24, 2013 at 2:52pm
best screenshot bluetooth guide Thanking u....
Orion - September 16, 2012 at 6:54pm
iphones cannot transfer files via bluetooth to non-apple devices. that is unfortunate...
Silva - June 14, 2012 at 10:52pm
excellent manual - thank you so much!
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