Not all Sharp TVs have Bluetooth or the capability to transfer files through Bluetooth. For those that don’t have, there are other ways to send and receive files.
Bluetooth is one of the means to transfer files from one device to another. In Smart TVs where transfer of files like movies, videos, music, and pictures is paramount buying a TV with Bluetooth is a great advantage.
How Do I Know If My Sharp TV Has Bluetooth?
The easiest way to know if your Sharp TV has Bluetooth is to go to the Menu, scroll to Settings. From the options in the Settings check for Underconnectivity.
If Bluetooth appears as part of the options, then there is a strong possibility that your Sharp TV supports Bluetooth.
One of the ways to know if your Sharp TV is equipped with Bluetooth is to check the TV’s manual. If your Sharp TV has Bluetooth it will be listed in the manual, so go through it to confirm.
If you don’t have the manual anymore, don’t fret. Another way you can confirm if your Sharp TV has Bluetooth is to search on the internet.
Go to the official Sharp website to confirm if your TV has Bluetooth. To do this, you have to know the exact type of Sharp TV you own, or you won’t get any response for your enquiry.
Another way? Press the Home button on your TV remote. Go to the menu, then scroll and click on the Settings icon. From there, go to Customer Support or System Information. The response to this request will show if your Smart TV has Bluetooth or not.
Do All New Sharp Smart TVs Have Bluetooth?
It is important to note that not all brands of Smart TVs have Bluetooth. Sharp Smart TVs belong to this category, there are some Smart TVs in the stable that don’t have Bluetooth installed. While a selected few do.
There are some Sharp TVs that don’t come installed with Bluetooth, but they accept Bluetooth devices. If you want to buy a Sharp Smart TV and you think having Bluetooth is a necessity. Confirm if the Smart TV has Bluetooth installed or supports Bluetooth before you buying.
How Do I Setup Bluetooth On My Sharp Smart TV?
We will be using the Sharp Aquos as a case study. The first thing to learn is how to turn on the Bluetooth.
From your TV remote, go to Home. From Home find and click on the Menu icon. Scroll to Setting, view the options and click View Settings. Bluetooth Setup is one of the option displayed, click on it.
Click on the On/Off toggle to switch on the Bluetooth.
Now that the TV’s Bluetooth is on, the next step is setting it up so it can pair with other Bluetooth devices. From the Bluetooth Setup Menu, find and click on the Pair New Device icon.
There are three types of Bluetooth devices you can connect to your Smart TV, keyboard device, mouse device, and audio input device. Use the direction keys on your remote to select the type of Bluetooth device you want to connect with.
Start searching to see the Bluetooth devices available, when you see the one with the New in front of it. Click on it to pair your Smart TV to the device.
Which Sharp TVs Have Built-In Bluetooth?
Here are some Sharp TVs that have built-in Bluetooth. Remember, new electronics come out every day so it is possible that they are some Sharp TVs not on this list.
- Sharp 4T-C50BL3KF2AB
- Sharp LC55BL2E
- Sharp 80” Class Full HD Commercial Display LED TV
- 65-Inch Sharp 4K Roku TV
- Sharp PN-C605B
- Sharp 75” 4K UHD 120 AquoMotion Android Led TV with IPS Panel
All these Sharp smart TVs come with built-in Bluetooth, there are others that don’t but support Bluetooth.
Can You Turn Your Non-Bluetooth TV into A Bluetooth TV?
There are some things you have to be sure of before attempting to turn your TV into Bluetooth TV, one is to be sure that your TV supports Bluetooth. You can’t start the process then you find out that your TV doesn’t support Bluetooth.
To check if your TV supports Bluetooth, press the Home button on your TV remote. Go to the menu, then scroll and click on the Settings icon. From there, go to Customer Support or System Information. The response to this request will show if your Smart TV has Bluetooth or not.
To make the switch, you need a Bluetooth transmitter. This Bluetooth transmitter is plugged into the 3.5mm audio jack of the TV, or the USB port.
The Bluetooth transmitter is usually not expensive. When it is connected to the TV, your TV can now pair with other Bluetooth devices and send and receive files.
What Other Wireless Options Do Sharp Smart TVs Have?
Apart from Bluetooth, there some other wireless way to send files on Sharp Smart TVs. The most important one is its Wi-Fi.
A smart TV wouldn’t be one if it couldn’t connect to the internet and perform various functions like streaming, downloading, and just browsing through websites.
For your Sharp Smart TV to do all these, you need a mobile hotspot. This can either come from your phone or from a mi-fi or mobile router.
To connect your Sharp smart TV to the mobile hotspot, go to Menu, then scroll to and click on Initial Setup. From there find Internet Settings and click on it. Part of the options that will appear is Communications Setup. From there, find the option Connection Type, and select Wireless.
Follow the prompts to set up your TVs wireless to your mobile Hotspot.
For Sharp Smart TVs without an in-built wireless, you have to buy a Sharp Wireless Adapter. Attach it to the TV and follow the same instructions to set it up.
What Can You Connect Via Bluetooth to Your Sharp Smart TV?
There are three broad categories of Bluetooth devices you can connect to your Sharp Smart TV, Bluetooth keyboard, Bluetooth mouse, and audio input device. The keyboard and mouse are straight forward; it is the audio input device that cover a range of gadgets.
Devices like Bluetooth speakers, and headphones, mobile phones, laptops, and headsets all under the audio input device.
To connect these devices with your Sharp Smart TV, click on the On/Off toggle to switch on the Bluetooth. Now that the TV’s Bluetooth is on, the next step is setting it up so it can pair with other Bluetooth devices. From the Bluetooth Setup Menu, find and click on the Pair New Device icon.
The available Bluetooth devices will show up on your screen, select the device and pair.
Sharp Smart TVs provide great value for money, there are so many things they can do. However, not all them have Bluetooth. While it doesn’t take anything away from them, it might make connecting to devices more difficult.
To know if your Sharp smart TV has Bluetooth check from the menu, manual or the official Sharp website. Connecting Bluetooth devices to your Sharp TV isn’t a complicated process, all you need is to switch on the Bluetooth of both devices and follow the prompts.