Configuring the Printer Using Bluetooth
Configuring the Printer Using Bluetooth

Configuring the Printer Using Bluetooth

The Zebra Setup Utilities provides a quick and easy way to configure a Bluetooth wireless connection with your printer.
  1. Double-click the
    Zebra Setup Utilities
    (ZSU) icon on your desktop.
  2. Connect your computer and the printer with a USB cable.
  3. On the first ZSU screen, highlight the printer displayed in the window and click
    Configure Printer Connectivity
  4. On the Connectivity type screen, select
    , then click
  5. On the Bluetooth Settings screen, check
    to enable Bluetooth functionality.
  6. In the
    Friendly Name
    field, set the Bluetooth name of the device that you will use to discover the device on the network.
    This is the name that the central device will apply to the printer.
  7. If you want the device to appear when central devices are looking for new devices to pair with, set the
    field to
    . If not, set it to
  8. Set
    This setting does not exist in Link-OS Profile Manager, but you must set it to
    if you want to enter a PIN in the Zebra Setup Utilities. The actual authentication setting on the printer is set by accessing
    Advanced Settings
    Security Mode
  9. The values required to set the
    Authentication PIN
    will vary based on the Bluetooth version used by the central device which you use to manage your printer. If the central device uses BT v2.0 or older, enter a numeric value in this field. You will be prompted to enter this same value on the central device to verify Bluetooth pairing. For PIN pairing, also select
    Security Mode 2
    Security Mode 3
    Advanced Settings
    If the central device uses BT v2.1 or newer, this setting has no effect. BT v2.1 and newer versions use Secure Simple Paring (SSP) which does not require the use of a PIN.
  10. To view Advanced Bluetooth settings, click
    Advanced Settings...
    For more information on Advanced Settings, refer to the Wired and Wireless Print Server Guide. This guide is available to download from
  11. Click
    to continue configuring your printer.
    The specific SGD commands you need to configure your printer from your central device are displayed.
  12. On the Send Data screen, click the name of the printer that you want to send the commands to. You can also click
    to save the commands to a file for later use.
  13. Send the commands to the printer you chose by clicking
    The printer updates and reboots with the programming settings you specified.
  14. At this point, you may disconnect the USB interface from your printer.
  15. To complete the Bluetooth pairing process, enable Bluetooth device discovery on your central device and follow the instructions provided by the central device to complete the pairing.