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iPad 2 Made Simple by Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo

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Chapter 25

Bluetooth on the iPad

In this chapter, we will show you how to pair your iPad with any Bluetooth device, whether it be another computer, stereo speakers, or a wireless keyboard accessory. Many iPad users are surprised to find out that the iPad actually ships with Bluetooth 2.1 and its enhanced data rate (EDR) technology. Thanks to the technology known as A2DP (Stereo Bluetooth), you can also stream your music to a capable Bluetooth stereo.

NOTE: You must have a capable third-party Bluetooth adapter or Bluetooth stereo to stream your music via Bluetooth technology. Also, there is now AVRCP profile support, so many music controls on a Bluetooth device (including Play, Pause, or Skip) will work fine.

You can think of Bluetooth as a ...

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