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

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Bluetooth over IP?

It seems to be possible to run USB over IP, e.g. using usbip which is part of some Linux distros e.g. https://www.archlinux.org/packages/?q=usbip Is there something similar for Bluetooth over IP? ...
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Is there a wireless headset that turns off my speakers when I take it from the dock?

The title pretty much says it all. I'm pretty often in the situation that I want to be able to pick up spontaneous Skype calls but I neither want to wear a headset all the time nor plugging it in ...
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microsoft designer mouse can't pair on Lenovo, windows 7 laptop

I've tried it all, I purchased a Microsoft Designer Bluetooth® Mouse, but unable to pair it with my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e520. Tried to update system with this, but installation process is stopped ...
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Bluetooth Headset / Headphones conflict

I've noticed this problem with a few different headsets. I have a pair of Bluetooth Headphones with a mic. This appears to Windows as a Bluetooth Headset and another Bluetooth Headphones device. The ...
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Create “Join a Personal Area Network” shortcut?

I am using Windows 8.1, When I right click the bluetooth icon on system traybar, there is Join a Personal Area Network I would like to create that shortcut on my desktop, it looks like this, only ...
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How many PS3/PS4 controllers can be hooked up to one PC Bluetooth adapter at a time?

I'd like to buy a bluetooth adapter to hook up game-console controllers to my PC. However, I need to know if I can play 4-player games with 4 controllers using only one adapter, or if I need to buy ...
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how to connect a bluetooth decive that doesn't require a password?

I have a CSR bluetooth radio, a bluetooth dongle. I'm trying to connect my wiimote to my laptop. Wheneve I try to connect it, it asks for the pairings code, but (after searching online) it turns out ...
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Possible to use Bluetooth headset in Stereo mode with Mic?

Okay, so I have this bluetooth headset (it's a Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless). I want to use it with my PC which is running Windows 8.1. I can pair it just fine. After pairing it adds three devices under ...
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Wireless headset won't work when plugged in and charging.

I have a Plantronics headset with a mic. The bluetooth works fine and I set it as my default device, all that. But when the headset dies and I have to plug it into the USB port, no matter what ...
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Bluetooth adapter disappearing

I have a Dell XPS 13. I was using my Bluetooth mouse last night when it suddenly stopped working. Checked the device manager and the Bluetooth adapter is completely gone. I have tried numerous driver ...
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Share Wi-Fi Internet access via Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi

I have tried multiple ways I got on Google, without luck. BlueMan based apporaches will NOT work because my Pi does NOT have X running. I would like to solve this just using BlueZ and some simple ...
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How to connect phone to android studio via bluetooth

I wanted to know if there was a simple way to connect my phone to android studio with bluetooth. Is there an app I could use or something else?
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Bluetooth file transfer failure

I wanted to send a file with bluetooth from my PC to my smartphone. The smartphone is already paired to the PC. When I got into the send file wizard, selected the file I wanted to send and clicked ...
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Does wireless LAN mean Wi-Fi?

I am buying a tower and it says the following in its data sheet: Wireless LAN: Yes Wireless LAN standard: IEEE 802.11/a/b/g/n Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth Standard: 4.0 Does this mean Wi-Fi card is ...
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Reset BT adapter through software on linux

I'm trying to reset the Bluetooth adapters using HCI sockets (in C) /* Open HCI socket */ if ((ctl = socket(AF_BLUETOOTH, SOCK_RAW, BTPROTO_HCI)) < 0) { perror("Can't open HCI socket."); ...
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Computer beeps on bluetooth file transfers - can't stop

I have a Windows 7 Pro computer which is configured to receive a file from another computer (Windows XP) every 30-60 seconds. This file is a screenshot of the second computer. We're not allowed to ...
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Cannot connect PS3 Controller to Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3

I tried to connect my PS3 Controller to my Macbook 13" retina late 2013 and failed. I tried all solutions I found on google but nothing worked. Anyone have any idea why it is listed in here But ...
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Windows not detecting Bluetooth device; but device detecting Windows

I am trying to pair my Windows 8.1 machine to my Moto G. Both devices have Bluetooth switched on and the Moto G is able to see my Windows machine in the Bluetooth settings, but upon trying to connect ...
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Reconfiguring a Bluetooth keyboard on Android [migrated]

I've just bought a EC Technology Bluetooth keyboard, sold by Amazon here, and am using it with my OnePlus One phone running Android Lollipop (Cyanogenmod). The "Android Terminal" application has ssh ...
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What volume strategy delivers the highest quality audio for a Bluetooth adapter?

I have the following audio path on my system: Application -> WASAPI -> Windows Audio Device Graph -> Windows 7 Kernel -> Soundcard (on-board Intel HD Audio @ 24-bit 48000 kHz) -> ...
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Bluetooth Headset stops Playing After Microphone Use

I bought a sony bluetooth headset for my PC: http://store.sony.com/extra-bass-bluetooth-headset-zid27-MDRXB950BT/B/cat-27-catid-All-Headphones-Earbuds I'm using a Broadcom / Widcomm Bluetooth ...
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How to add FTP or OPP capability to inbuilt bluetooth in Windows 8?

What I wanted to do was browser files on my Windows 8 laptop over bluetooth from my Android phone. For that, I wanted to add OPP or FTP on my bluetooth, which I understand that the default Windows ...
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Is there a way to switch connected device of apple bluetooth keyboard via keyboard shortcut?

I'm wondering if it's possible, with an apple bluetooth keyboard, to switch devices that the keyboard connects to. Let me give an example, for instance if I have a macbook pro and my android cellphone ...
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Unauthorised Bluetooth device keeps connecting to Mac

Recently I started experiencing frequent random lags with a Bluetooth mouse I have connected to my iMac: the tracking speed would suddenly drop for a few seconds before returning back to normal. One ...
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Using Bluetooth speaker with wireless mouse dongle

I just bought a Bluetooth speaker. It works fine with my smartphone and I want a way to also use it with my desktop PC. I have a dongle for my Microsoft mouse. Will these dongles serve as Bluetooth ...
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Windows - Bluetooth mouse and keyboard disconnects automatically

I am using windows 8.1 on my Acer laptop and I have at office and at home Bluetooth keyboards and mouses, because of its comfort. But I got the issue that all of these devices are disconnected ...
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Bluedevil wizard starts on KDE startup

Bluedevil wizard (3 copies) starts on each boot after KDE start. There are no bluetooth devices near PC or smth. Why and how to fix?
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How to enable Bluetooth on Intel Centrino 2230 under Windows 7?

In an effort to equip my Windows 7 desktop PC with a non-USB Bluetooth solution, I purchased a Mini PCI-E to PCI-Express adaptor and an Intel Centrino 2230 Wireless+Bluetooth card. The card is ...
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How to answer iPhone calls on Android or vice-versa [closed]

I have an Android Device, however, recently I acquired a "work" iOS device. Now even though I have to keep the iPhone on me I would like to leave it in my bag and just forward the calls to my Android, ...
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How can I improve bluetooth audio quality on Windows 7?

I just bought the Mad Catz F.R.E.Q. 9 Wireless Headset. The overall sound quality is very high when I connect it with phones or tablets. But the sound quality is very poor when I connect it via ...
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Dell Latitude E6420: Dell Wireless 375 bluetooth constantly choppy

My configuration: Hardware Dell Latitude E6420 laptop Core i5 2520M with on-chip integrated graphics 8 GB DDR3 1 TB Samsung 850 Pro SSD Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Module (USB; VendorID 413C; ...
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Connecting WiiMote with Win8.1

I am developing a game in Unity using C# that uses the Wiimote (more details here). I was using win7 and all I had to do was turn my bluetooth one and turn the WiiMote on as-well. But I migrated to ...
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YouTube sound delayed through Bluetooth headphones?

I have a pair of Turtle Beach Bluetooth headphones. They work perfectly on my S3 and old iPod Touch. The only problem that I have with them is when I try to watch YouTube on my laptop, as the sound is ...
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Bluetooth keyboard using a Surface Pro 3

I recently purchased a surface pro 3. I did not however opt for the touch cover; instead I use a regular travel bluetooth keyboard. It works well, but the behavior is not optimal: even when it is ...
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Sharing Android Phone's WiFi connection with OSX

Is it possible to tell OSX to connect to an Android phone (Sony Xperia Z2) via BlueTooth / USB and use the WiFi connection that's setup on the Android phone? I've tried to setup Bluetooth PAN on the ...
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OSX - Stop Bluetooth Low Battery Message

I've seen this asked before but never any solution. When using the Apple wireless keyboard and trackpad a message pops up when the battery level gets down to 15%. When you click the message away it ...
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Getting Bluetooth to work in Arch Linux

I recently installed BBQLinux on USB flash drive. The wireless is working fine, but I can't figure out how to get bluetooth to work to connect my keyboard. Here is the list of modules loaded: ...
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How to play android phone audio on a windows 8.1 PC's speakers using bluetooth, when “just connecting” doesn't work?

This question has been answered before here, here, and here. All answers say that it basically just works when you pair the android phone with the windows PC and hit play on the phone. I have tried ...
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windows 8.1 can't remove existing paired bluetooth device nor connect new one

I have a surface pro 3 with windows 8.1 and currently installed microsoft sculpt touch mouse and creative inspire 2 sound system. I have bought a new bluetooth microsoft sculpt mobile keyboard. The ...
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How do I use my Samsung Gear Circle bluetooth headset with Windows 7?

I recently purchased the Samsung Gear Circle with the intention of using it both with my Android phone and my PC. It works wonderfully with my phone. I like the sound, fit, look, and features. ...
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OS X Yosemite coreaudiod, identityservicesd and com.apple.geod not responding

Has anyone on here found a comprehensive solution to the problem where coreaudiod is constantly not responding? I also have identityservicesd and com.apple.geod not responding, all the time: every ...
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Bluetooth headset does not switch to VoIP

I ran into a problem when using my Bluetooth headphones on Windows 7. They support both the A2DP and the Hands-free profile, however it seems that only one of them can be active at a time. On my ...
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How to turn off a bluetooth speaker on windows shutdown?

I bought these bluetooth speakers and have been listening to music via these from my Windows 8.1 Dell Laptop on Winamp. I presently turn on the speaker and it connects to my laptop and streams music ...
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Can't connect bluetooth mouse windows 7

Recently I bought a bluetooth mouse and now I have troubles with connecting it to my Windows 7 32bit. I have tried Control Panel -> Devices and Printers -> Add Device but no device was found. I ...
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Magic Mouse doesn't reconnect after sleep - Yosemite

i had an interessting issue with my MacBook Pro and the Magic Mouse after upgrading to 10.10.3. Every time I went to a meeting and disconnected everything from my MBP (USB Keyboard, ext. Display, ...
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Bluetooth headset won't play audio

I have a Trust GXT 320 Bluetooth headset. I wanted it to use with Skype so I didn't have to keep swapping my not very good wired headset with my headphones whenever someone wants a Skype call. I'm ...
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Bluetooth Audio Remote Control minimizes fullscreen windows

The main issue with this is basically it pops up when a song changes and tabs you out of fullscreen programs. How do you disable this feature? I've looked all over Google and every instance of this ...
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How do I restrict Bluetooth before logging in or when locked?

I'd like my computer's Bluetooth to be disabled before logging in. My Android phone keeps itself unlocked if connected to my computer's Bluetooth, so if someone turns on my computer, they could unlock ...
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Cannot see bluetooth control option

When i connect a Bluetooth headset to my PC, pairing is successfully done, but when i right-click on it, I'm not able to see the "control" option in the menu. Every other option is there. i.e. "create ...
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SMS/MMS Bluetooth and Windows

I got a new phone and for the fun of it, I paired it with my laptop (Windows 10 -but anything windows 8 will work too). When I did, I found that the Galaxy S5 supported "sms/mms message access". What ...