How to Transfer Files From Your iPhone Using Bluetooth [iBlueNova]

These are instructions on how to install and use iBlueNova, an application which enables bluetooth file transfer on the iPhone.

iBlueNova is for iPhone OS 3.x devices only. If you have an iPhone running OS 2.x you can use iBluetooth.

Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your iPhone Springboard.

Step Two
Press the the Sections tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step Three
Press to select System from the list of Sections.

Step Four
Press to select iBlueNova from the list of Packages.

Step Five
If you would like to purchase iBlueNova immediately then press the Purchase Package button. If you have already purchased iBluetooth in the past or if you would like a 15 day trial of iBlueNova press the Purchase button at the top right of the screen.

Step Six
Press the Confirm button to begin installation

Step Seven
Once the installation has completed successfully press the large Return to Cydia button.

Step Eight
Press the Home button to return to the Springboard then press to launch iBlueNova.

Step Nine
Once iBlueNova launches you will see two switches at the top of the screen. Move both switches to the ON position to enable iBlueNova and make your iPhone visible over bluetooth.

Step Ten
Using the File Manager we can send Pictures, Music, Videos, and Other Files to other devices over Bluetooth.

Press to select Pictures from the main menu. Press to select an album then tap to choose a photo you would like to send. Press the Send icon at the bottom of the screen. You will be asked to select a device. Do so or if you device is not in the list make sure its visible and press the Refresh button at the top right of the screen. Once you have selected a device iBlueNova will initiate the transfer showing a status bar until the transfer is complete.

You can follow a similar procedure for Music, Videos, and Other Files.

Step Eleven
If you are performing multiple transfers at once you can press Transfers frmo the main menu to view their statuses.

Step Twelve
If you have a device you frequency connect to then you may want to save it as a favorite. Press to select Device discovery from the main menu.

Press the Refresh button to locate nearby devices then press the star next to the device name to make it a favorite.

Step Thirteen
iBlueNova provides some settings which can be configured by tapping Settings from the main menu.

Here you can change the name of your device as well as enabling auto search, vibrate, and re-enable on close.

You can also enable pin authentication and set a pin for the connection.

Under the Images heading you can set iBlueNova to send images in the JPEG file format instead of PNG. You can also choose to save incoming images in your library.

Finally under the Save Paths heading you can set the directory which incoming files will be saved in.


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