1.    02 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Bowie
    Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Home

    How to hide my bluetooth paired smartphone icon from "This PC"?


    Hi, I've just paired my smartphone with my notebook, cause I wanna use the Bluetooth to transfer files between both devices.

    Nevertheless, there's a new icon in "This PC" of my smartphone, and I want to remove it from there. If I unpair and remove the device from my notebook, it disappears, but I don't want to remove my paired smartphone, I just want to hide the icon from "This PC".

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    I've read in many sites that if I remove the bluetooth device, it will disappear. But that's not what I want, cause I need to have paired the smartphone in order to transfer files. I just want to hide it from "This PC", it's so annoying.
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  2.    19 Jul 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Bowie
    Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter

    OK, now I have Windows 10 (in the previous post I had W8.1) and I'm actually missing that icon. What it did was that you could explore your smartphone just as if it was connected via USB to the PC. How can I get it now?

    I've already paired the same device and now I'm not getting it.
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