Disconnected The Bluetooth device is not connected to the ThinOS device.
Paired YES The Bluetooth device is paired with the ThinOS device.
NO The Bluetooth device is not paired with the ThinOS device.
The following are the user scenarios and corresponding Bluetooth statuses displayed on the
User Scenario Status
Device turned off Disconnected | Paired
Device turned on Connected | Paired
Device diconnected from ThinOS Disconnected | Not Paired
•Connect— Select a particular Bluetooth enabled device, and click Connect to connect the
selected device to the thin client. If the Bluetooth device is connected successfully, the status is
displayed as Connected in the Bluetooth window.
•Disconnect— Select a particular Bluetooth enabled device that is already connected to the thin
client, and click Disconnect to disconnect the Bluetooth connection of the selected device from
the thin client. If the Bluetooth device is disconnected successfully, the status is displayed as
Disonnected in the Bluetooth window.
•Remove— Select a particular Bluetooth device that is disconnected from ThinOS, and click
Remove to remove the device from the list.
•Scan— All Bluetooth devices enter into Page Scan mode. Different Bluetooth devices enter into
the Page Scan mode at different instances such as when a specific button is pressed three times
or a specific button is pressed and held until the LED turns blue.
•Auto Connect function—The Auto Connect function is designed for HIDs.
– ThinOS has no HIDs connected such as USB or Bluetooth HIDs.
– The Bluetooth HIDs are configured as Page Scan mode.
When you start the ThinOS client, the Bluetooth HIDs can connect to ThinOS automatically
without scanning or pairing operations. The Bluetooth HIDs automatically reconnects after you
restart the ThinOS client.
•Reconnect function—The Reconnect function is designed for HIDs and Headsets.
When you restart the system with the Bluetooth device (HID/headset) that is already paired and
connected, the Bluetooth device automatically reconnects within a few seconds.
For example, you can hover the Bluetooth mouse, and then click a few times for the Bluetooth
mouse to reconnect successfully. The Bluetooth headset reconnects automatically, but might
require you to manually close or reopen the device on certain occasions.
The following are the certified Bluetooth devices: