How to Get a Computer to Play a Bluetooth Stereo

By Richard Bonilla

Bluetooth stereos allow users to play music from a Bluetooth-enabled device such as a phone, MP3 player or even a computer. Playing music from a computer to a Bluetooth stereo allows users to play their favorite music from a computer and onto a stereo without having to add the music onto a phone or MP3 player. Most modern computers include a built-in Bluetooth adapter to find and operate Bluetooth enabled devices.

Turn on the Bluetooth stereo. Ensure that the stereo is set to "Discoverable." Check your Bluetooth stereo's instructions for determining how to set the device to "Discoverable."

Click "Start" on the computer's menu.

Select "Control Panel." Click on "Hardware and Sounds."

Click on "Bluetooth devices." Allow the computer to find the Bluetooth Stereo.

Select your Bluetooth stereo and click on "Add." Follow the on-screen instructions to finish adding and installing the device.

Select a sound to play from the computer onto the stereo.