How to Change the Bluetooth Mode on Portable Printers

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Introduction:

The printer models listed below support Bluetooth communication with iOS (Apple), Android and Windows devices (Tables, smartphones, computers) with the corresponding Bluetooth mode setup.

This Application Note explains how to switch the Bluetooth mode of a Star portable printer.

Supported Printers: ,SM-S220i, SM-S230i, SM-T300i, SM–T300i2, SM-T400i

Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth

Switch Bluetooth mode

 

SM-S230i

1) Power the printer [ON] 
2) Unpair the printer if currently paired with any device
3) Simulteneously hold down the Power and FEED button until the red Error light flashes 5 times and the printer beep twice. The printer will print a atatus sheet indicating its current Bluetooth Mode.

4) Repeat step 3 until desired Bluetooth mode is selected selected. 

     For iOS devices select: “Bluetooth (Auto)
     For Android, Windows or Mac, select: “Bluetooth (Mac)

 

SM-S220i/SM-T300i/ SM-T400i

Note: For the SM-S220i, use the [Mode] button instead of the [POWER] switch

1) Power the printer [ON] 
2) Unpair the printer if currently paired with any device
3) To enter setup mode, simulteneously hold down the Power and FEED button until the red Error light flashes 5 times.


4) Repeatedly press the POWER button until the until desired Bluetooth mode is displayed

     For iOS devices select: “Bluetooth (iAP)”
     For Android, Windows or Mac, select: “Bluetooth Mode”

5) To save, simulteneously press and release Power and FEEDA status sheet wll print indicating the current Bluetooth Mode.