A short range wireless protocol used by various devices, such as cell phones, wireless headsets, mice and keyboards.

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Advance a Bluetooth device from paired to connected Win10

A bluetooth medical device is paired (indicated in screenshot) with a Win10 laptop and the two communicate via SPP (serial port protocol). What user actions can be taken to prompt the connections so ...
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Bluetooth vs Wifi. Which one has more bandwidth? [duplicate]

I've been reading articles like this http://wrensound.com/should-my-wireless-audio-system-use-bluetooth-or-wifi/ I uses bluetooth to access my omni 10 harman kardon speaker. I am very disappointed ...
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Bluetooth disappeared in Windows 10

I have a Lenovo G580 laptop. In the past, using Windows 8, I could use Bluetooth to connect to other devices. Installing Win10, bluetooth simpply dissappeared. I can't anything realated to bluetooth ...
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Binding a Bluetooth device to a Linux serial device

I'm trying to redirect Bluetooth input from a gamepad to a serial device (/dev/XXX), but I haven't been able to do so. I'm running Raspbian Jessie. I'm able to pair and trust the gamepad via ...
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How can I tell my Win10 PC to connect to my bluetooth headphones?

I've paired some headphones to my PC. I use these headphones for both my phone and my PC. I will frequently come home with my headphones connected to my phone and want to switch them to my PC. ...
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ble module for location tracking app [on hold]

Does anyone has idea which BLE module is batter among for medium range location tracking application 1) BLE Gecko 2) nordicsemi
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Where do I get Windows 7 drivers for my Bose Soundlink Bluetooth speakers?

I've successfully paired my speakers with my Windows 7 computer, but they're not working. Device Manager shows two unknown Bluetooth devices, and can't find drivers for them. I couldn't find any ...
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How do I pair an already-paired Apple wireless keyboard in El Capitan?

I have seen several answers regarding previous versions of OS X that address this question using the Set Up Bluetooth Device option, but that seems to have been removed in El Capitan. Every time I ...
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BLUETOOTH unavailable in SONY VAIO VPCEG17FG

In my SONY VAIO VPCEG17FG the Bluetooth icon is unavailable: in the VAIO Smart Network window. What could be the possible reason?
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Bluetooth specification that does not switch to Low-Quality-Mode

Based on this question I was wondering if there is a Bluetooth-Standard or feature that allows for high-quality audio while the microphone is used aswell. I have read about aptX, but that seems to be ...
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Kinivo BT usb + windows BT closes immediately

I bought a Kinivo BT adaptor. I placed it in a USB 3.0 slot, windows did nothing with the device and phone could not find it. It listed as a BCM20702A0 device, searched online and downloaded the ...
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Bluetooth not working on DebianJessie

I'm on Debian Jessie and i have installed bluetooth driver. My card is detected by the OS, but it cannot detect any device or be detected by any device. hcitool scan shows a 'scanning' message then ...
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I can't turn on/off my bluetooth on Windows 10

Why i can't turn on/off my bluetooth? It has worked very well before since i formated the windows.I'm missing any driver or what?
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Does Windows 7 Starter support Bluetooth Personal Area Networks?

I know my two devices running Windows 10 support Bluetooth Personal Area Networks. There are some differences between how some of the same functionality is accessed between Windows 7 and 10. I can't ...
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How to re-install Bluetooth drivers on Windows 8.1 without manufacturer specific instructions?

My Bluetooth suddenly failed one day. Looking at the settings, it reports the dreaded "Code 43": Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) I couldn't find any ...
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Bluetooth headset configure control keys

I have Motorola Bluetooth headset (HT820) and it works well with iTunes on my Macbook (i.e., control keys including play/pause, next, pre). But all the time I use mpd (ncmpcpp or mpc client) to listen ...
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Bluetooth disconnect and unable to reconnect on OS X 10.11.4

I consistently disconnect from my keyboard and trackpad. One note: I work in an office where EVERYONE has macbooks and bluetooth devices, so it may be an interference issue. The laptop is a new ...
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How to connect a Bluetooth speaker to a DLNA server?

The easy solution is to simply use a DLNA speaker instead of a Bluetooth one. Ok. BUT. I did a quick search for wireless speakers and the vast majority does not support DLNA. The ones that do ...
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Bluetooth headphones, multipoint, sound distortion during the conversation when listening music

I have Philips SHB8850 headset paired with Android 5.1.1 and computer Windows 10 with Bluetooth driver version Microsoft 10.0.10586.212 (in Bluetooth Settings> Hardware> SHB8850> Properties> Driver). ...
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How to create script to change audio device in SIP Phone on Windows 7

I hope I am posting in the right place, if there is somewhere more suitable, please point me in the right direction! Here is the picture describing what I want to accomplish with a hotkey or a ...
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Bluetooth stopped working & disappeared in Windows 10

Today suddenly any Bluetooth capabilities seem to have disappeared from my laptop (ASUS Zenbook UX305UA-FC024T, Windows 10 pre-installed). One second everything was fine, the other both my mouse and ...
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Connect 2 PC with Bluetooth LE manually (set the capabilities)

I have 2 computers, running Ubuntu 14.04. How can I create a Bluetooth pairing with the following requirements? They use BLE; I can set the input/output capabilities;
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Upgraded from windows 7 to 10 and there is no bluetooth anything at all no drivers no option

windows 10 - people keep saying to disable/delete/turn on a bluetooth driver that is no where to be found? Here is the kicker! i downloaded a bluetooth installer here is what it said.. No ...
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How to make Bluetooth to stop search for devices?

I have a sound bar which can be connected through Bluetooth. And my laptop has a Bluetooth adapter. I am using Windows 10 Pro as operating system. I have paired and successfully connected to the ...
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What kind of technology allows you to send digital signals over 100 meters? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to send digital signals over ~100 meters. I have researched into technologies such as NFC and bluetooth but their range seems to be limited. I used to own this toy called Eye ...
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Why my bluetooth is choppy and how to test what's wrong?

My bluetooth speakers and headphones are often choppy. Currently I seriously think my bluetooth USB dongle, cliptec, sucks. I wonder if buying a better one would solve the problem. My smartphone ...
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“Add bluetooth device” missing in Windows 10

I'm having trouble with connecting a bluetooth keyboard with Windows 10. I found a workaround in another computer with Windows 7 and it is the following: In Devices & Printer, there is "Add ...
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Where does the Windows Bluetooth stack come into play?

Windows 7's Bluetooth stack does not support Bluetooth 4.0 Smart. I need to use a 4.0 Smart device. If I install a network card with Bluetooth 4.0 support, does that mean that it will install its own ...
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Linux Mint - No Sound

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa and when I installed it in the first place months ago the sound and everything worked fine. It still does in fact, the problem is that none of the system sound ...
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Can i see my bluetooth connection as network interface in linux?

I have 2 laptops. i have paired them succesfully with each other via bluetooth, so i can exchange files between each other. Both of my laptops have linux installed. when i run the ifconfig command to ...
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Bluetooth Tethering Windows 10 & Nexus 5x

I am trying to setup bluetooth tethering between a Windows 10 Laptop and a (rooted) Nexus 5X Android device, running the latest 6.0.1 version of Android (update from March 2016). I have managed to ...
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My Rapoo BT headset S500 wont turn on without connceted to a power cord or laptop

I connected my Rapoo S500 Bluetooth Headset to my laptop via the provided USB cable so I could use the headset while it charges. Now, when I disconnect the USB cable from my laptop, the headset will ...
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How to set up a Windows 7 laptop as a bluetooth access point?

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and with a good bluetooth interface, and with a very bad (and overloaded) wifi device. My laptop is connected to the network through a simple, IP-based home network ...
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Access bluetooth RFCOMM through android terminal

I would like to access to RFCOMM to set up a bluetooth virtual serial port on my Android device using the terminal. I do have root permissions on my android device. When I type "rfcomm" in the ...
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Can't control volume for bluetooth headset on Windows

Problem If I start my computer I can hear sound with my bluetooth headset and I can control the volume/mute the sound. But often, if I reconnect the bluetooth headset without restarting computer, I ...
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Audio bluetooth headset cannot set as default no default option in right click menu

cannot play audio through b/tooth headset when watching video file, only option is to cast to device ( then they are not in sync). Headset wont set as default device in play back devices.
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Why does my Bluetooth headset stop my internet-using programs from working?

On my Windows 10 enabled laptop, I was able to use my Bluetooth headset just fine yesterday, when it was fresh out of the package. Now today, I've noticed that whenever I connect the headset to my ...
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How do I pair an MDR-ZX770DC Bluetooth headset to a Dell Latitude 3400?

Recently, I bought myself a pair of Bluetooth headphones. I have managed to pair them with my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and HP laptop upgraded to Windows 10. However, my problem comes when attempting to ...
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How to use bluetooth controller connected to an Android phone on my PC?

I have a bluetooth controller connected to an Android device. How do I use this setup to pass the game controller button presses to my computer since it doesn't have bluetooth. So basically, I want to ...
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Asus P8P67: How do I install bluetooth drivers on Windows 10?

I have recently reset my Windows 10 install. Now, when I try to install the Bluetooth drivers from the website so I can use my new Bluetooth headphone without requiring a cable, it fails with the ...
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Windows 10 upgrade killed my bluetooth

I upgraded my work laptop lenovo T540P from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. There were some issues like DisplayLink not working or a BSOD in Synatpics Touchpad driver which were all resolved by using the ...
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How to remap combinations of keys including the windows key?

To avoid the XY problem, I'll explain my problem and then the problem I have with my attempted solutions: Problem I have a windows laptop (hp elitebook), and I use my wireless bluetooth mac keyboard ...
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Bluetooth only works after sleep

I am trying to troubleshoot a strange problem but am not quite sure where to start, bluetooth only seems to work after the computer has been put to sleep and woken up again. If the computer is booted ...
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One bluetooth mouse for multiple windows in the same PC

I installed three windows 7 on my PC. Every time I switch from one to another, I have to unpair my bluetooth mouse and pair it again to use it, otherwise the mouse can not be found. Is there any way ...
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How to connect bluetooth game controller to PC?

I have a Xiaomi Bluetooth Controller that I can't pair with my PC. I am running windows 10 64-bit. I can pair the controller to my android smartphone and I can also pair my smartphone to my PC. My ...
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Bluetooth file transfer disabled by policy on Windows 10

I am trying to send file from my phone Android to a PC running Windows 10 but it fails. The PC and mobile phone are already paired. I tried to go in "Send or receive files via Bluetooth" menu, ...
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Is there such a thing as a Bluetooth-to-2x3.5-mm-adapter?

See title. Scenario: I've got a wired headset that has 2 3.5mm plugs. I switch this headset between my desktop IP-phone (via a RJ11-to-3.5mm-adapter) and my docking station where I use it on my ...
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Permission denied when I try to pair to a Bluetooth speaker on Ubuntu 14.04

I get the following error inside /var/log/syslog on Ubuntu 14.04 when I try to pair with my Bluetooth speakers (although it used to work well few days ago: Mar 15 19:58:39 hakim bluetoothd[1395]: ...
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Windows 10 x64 not Recognizing USB Bluetooth Dongle

I'm using a Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 USB dongle so I can use my DualShock 3 controllers wirelessly. To do this, I had to replace the original driver for the device (the Bluetooth driver that come ...
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Can I boost or repeat a bluetooth signal?

I am getting into smoking meat. The smoker is about 500 feet from the kitchen. I have a thermometer that is Bluetooth enabled. It is paired with an ios device. But I cant be in the kitchen and be ...