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Sharing and Working with Devices in Your Network

Key Points

  • You can share your printer both with your Homegroup computers and the computers that are not a part of it but are part of the home network.

  • Homegroup greatly simplifies the process of sharing your printer.

  • Sharing a removable disk drive can be done only by using Advanced Sharing.

  • Before using Bluetooth to transfer files between your mobile phone and your computer, you need to install all the appropriate drivers and enable Bluetooth on both devices.

  • Pairing your devices can be initiated by either your computer or your mobile phone.

  • Sending files via Bluetooth can be initiated by any of the paired devices.