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I'm trying to find a way to stream audio from my Samsung Galaxy S3 to my Windows 8 Laptop using bluetooth. The devices are paired, but I cannot find a way to stream music. Is it even possible?

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I've decided to keep this question here, but if you'd like it migrated to Android Enthusiasts, please let me know. I guess it would be equally on-topic there (although it's more of a Windows issue anyway). –  slhck Dec 10 '12 at 21:41
I think it's a windows thing, I mentioned the phone type just in case it mattered, but I don't think it does. –  Matthew Grima Dec 10 '12 at 21:46

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There are a few option outlined in this article.

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Thanks, but I used to be able to just pair devices and that's it with windows 7 –  Matthew Grima Dec 12 '12 at 9:12
@MatthewGrima You paired the devices and was able to play music on the PC without any extra software? What was the player you used on the PC? Windows Media Player? Wich version? Did you perform a factory reset or removed any app or uptade the Android version on your phone? –  That Brazilian Guy Dec 12 '12 at 13:06
I used to be able with Media Player yes. There could have something pre-installed in the laptop that could have removed when I updated, I don't know. I assumed I was able to just by pairing the devices. Note: the laptop is a Samsung Series 7 Chronos –  Matthew Grima Dec 12 '12 at 14:39
@MatthewGrima I've got an S3 Mini and when I pair it with my Samsung laptop I just start playing the music on the phone and it automatically comes out of my laptop speakers. I'm assuming you want a way of choosing the music that's on your phone from the actual laptop? EDIT - I didn't realise how old this post was! I'm presuming this has been fixed now! –  JD87 Feb 4 at 22:17

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