Does Bluetooth drain my battery life?
Beacons use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) which is built into your phone - iPhones and Androids. Leaving your Bluetooth on will not drain your battery.
Want to know more about BLE beacons? Read our blog post, “What happens when you Beam”.
How do I switch on Bluetooth?
01/ Go to Settings on your phone
02/ Find Bluetooth, switch it on
03/ You’re all set
Why do I need to switch on Bluetooth?
Beam is powered by beacon technology which requires Bluetooth to work.
If your Bluetooth is off, Beam won’t be able to locate the beacons in the store to process a transaction.
Simply go to your phone’s Settings > Bluetooth > You’re on!