Unable to connect bluetooth phone

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    I All.
    Recently purchased my first IPAD and I love it !!

    My question to you all is around use of Bluetooth.

    I own a Samsung S2 and no matter how I try, it will not pair with my IPAD.

    When prompted, it gives me a numerical code but when I go to connect, it tells me that it's not compatible and then cuts me off.

    Now the S2 is a new phone so I thought there shouldn't be any issues but this has me beaten.

    Has anybody else had a similar problem and if so, how did they overcome it.

    Thanks in advance
    Keith
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    You likely need to turn off wifi on both the ipad and the phone. This is what I have to do to get my iPad to pair with my 4S.
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    Hi
    Tried that and all I get is the device is not supported !
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    it seems that the ipad supports only few types of bluetooth devices. if you have an apple device it should work fine
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    my samsung phone doesn't seems to work out either. i forgot to mention this
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    Firstly why are you trying to pair the iPad and iPhone ?

    Are you trying to get Internet from your phone for the iPad ?

    If you are you need to tether not connect with Bluetooth

    The iPad is a pain to pair with most phones, if your trying to answer pics your gonna struggle .. There is an app to do this called Bluetooth photoshare

    I tried to connect Bluetooth gps to iPad it wouldn't unless I jail broke it so I ended up with 4g to use gps

    I don't know why apple are such a pain when it comes to Bluetooth wish they would change

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    I paired my phone and iPad so I could control a presentation from my phone while a projector was connected to the iPad. Worked great.

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