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Windows Phone 7 Made Simple by Jon Westfall

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Chapter 7. Setting up Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

While you may think of your cell phone as only connecting over the air to one place (e.g., your cellular network or the neighborhood cell tower), your Windows Phone 7 device includes both a Bluetooth radio and Wi-Fi radio. Each can be used to improve your experience with the phone, whether through a wireless Bluetooth headset or by connecting to your Wi-Fi network at home to access the Internet faster. In this chapter, we'll cover both of these features and discuss how to configure and use them.

What is Bluetooth?

Named after a long-dead king of Denmark (seriously!), Bluetooth refers to a set of methods that certain devices can use to communicate with each other over a short range. While most of us are familiar ...

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