Bluetooth Food Probe User Guide


TempAlert's Bluetooth Smart Probe is a wireless temperature probe that can be used for checking hot or cold food items for acceptable ranges. The probe works in conjunction with your food safety checklist.

This probe offers industry leading response time for quick temperature readings and customizable lighting effects to provide visual feedback on food safety checks.


Powering on the TempAlert Bluetooth Food Probe

Press the power button for 1 to 2 seconds. The green light will flash to indicate the probe has powered on.

Once powered on, the Bluetooth food probe display will show a temperature reading.


Pairing the Bluetooth Food Probe with Your Tablet

Pairing the TempAlert Bluetooth food probe with the Microsoft Surface tablet is a 3 step process. This should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete.

Step 1:

Locate the Food Probe on the Tablets Bluetooth Devices Page.

On the Microsoft Surface tablet , you should see a Bluetooth icon on the bottom right of your tablet’s screen.

You can tap the Bluetooth icon with your finger or with a pen provided with the Surface tablet and then select “Show Bluetooth Devices".

Once you have selected  “Show Bluetooth Devices” you will see a list of Bluetooth devices and amongst those you will see the TempAlert Bluetooth Food Probe listed as TA Food Probe and Ready to Pair under that name. 


Step 2: 

If you select the TAFoodProbedevice, you will see an option To pair the device with the Surface tablet.

Press the button labeled Pair. You should see a progress bar as the probe pairs with the Surface tablet via Bluetooth.

Once the pairing process is complete the Surface tablet will display a message verifying that the device is connected.

You should also notice that the TempAlert Bluetooth food probe display now has a Bluetooth icon on the top left side of the screen.


Step 3:

Once the TempAlert Bluetooth Food Probe has successfully connected to the Surface tablet you can launch the Sidekick application and you will see a Connected message on the screen.

You are now ready to start using TempAlert’s digital food safety checklists!





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