Bluetooth: Sending files with Bluetooth File Exchange in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

When attempting to transfer a file using Bluetooth File Exchange from a Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5-based Mac to a Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, a message may appear which states that the Mac does not have the necessary services.

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To send a file using Bluetooth to a computer running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, you must enable Bluetooth Sharing in Sharing preferences. By default, Bluetooth Sharing is turned off in Leopard.

  1. On each Mac OS X 10.5-based Mac, from the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. From the View menu, choose Sharing.
  3. Check (click) the "On" box next to Bluetooth Sharing.
  4. Close the Sharing preferences window.`
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