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

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Streaming Spotify to Hi-Fi. Is it worth it? [on hold]

I have a ultrabook with and I have been using its built-in speakers to listen to Spotify. However I would like to have a better sound quality, so I'm thinking about buying some kind of speakers- I ...
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how to transfer PC audio to bluetooth

I got Jabra Bluetooth and I paired with my Bluetooth Device which is inbuilt in the System: Dell Inspiron 7520 SE. When i view the Volume Mixer Properties, I see the following I checked my Device ...
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Multiple bluetooth chipsets?

In my quest to connect my bluetooth headphone (Phiaton MS 530) to my laptop (HP Probook 650) I wanted to update the bluetooth drivers. If I read this datasheet correctly there are multiple bluetooth ...
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Reset the Windows 8 bluetooth devices cache

I got this old Nokia bluetooth headset I'm trying to connect to my Windows 8 laptop. It worked for the first time, it even played some music but then I turned off the headset so could charge it. ...
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How to install bluetooth to Eeebox

I need BT in my Eeebox, but didn't want it as an USB-thumb. Tried to replace my half-PCI wireless with AR5B225 with integrated Bt, but it requires a real hacker to make it work. What are my best ...
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Can two iPhone 5c phones be paired with Bluetooth [migrated]

Is it possible to pair two iPhone 5c phones with Bluetooth? Both phones have OS 8.1.2, both are shown as having the same name; they are in the same Verizon plan. I’ve gone to Bluetooth, activated it, ...
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Microphone acting weird

I just paid 30 dollars for a new Afterglow mic/earpiece to use with my ps3 and it's acting weird. No matter what sensitivity it's on, it constantly detects some sound and activates, even in dead ...
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Installing bluetooth module on Dell Precision M4600

I have a Dell Precision M4600 without a Bluetooth module (Bios says unavailable). I'm thinking about buying and installing this I have two questions Does this work on Dell M4600? How can I install ...
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Car Bluetooth Shared Contacts how much gets shared? [closed]

When i pair my phone to my cars bluetooth does it transfer just the contact name and phone number or does it transfer everything i have for each contact such as email address, notes, etc.? if it ...
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Video continuously pausing when home streamed to iPhone with Bluetooth headphones

I have my itunes library on home sharing to share my movie collection across my devices so I can watch either on my iPhone or apple tv. Streaming to my apple tv is perfect but streaming to my iPhone ...
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usb dongle to send keystrokes over bluetooth [closed]

I am looking for a usb dongle which is capable of acting as a usb keyboard but gets its input from an application on a smartphone and then relays it to a computer running Windows, OSX or Linux. ...
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Bluetooth only works after reboot from Windows

I got this Acer E112-M notebook which comes with bluetooth, the problem is that I can only use it when I have already used it on Windows (it has dual boot), but if I shut it down and turn it on I ...
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Can I convince a Toshiba Tecra Z40A to output audio via Bluetooth?

I don't know if I'm just exceptionally weak in my searches, or not looking for the right things, but I'm trying to figure out if I can connect my Toshiba Tecra Z40A to an external Bluetooth speaker. ...
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Can i use Mini PCI WifI+Bluetooth on my PC

I need Bluetooth and Wifi card for my desktop. The PCI solutions are very expensive (at least solutions which are 100% working with Linux). So what if i just get mini PCI card and an adapter, then ...
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Does a micro-USB Bluetooth v4 dongle exist?

I'm looking for a micro-USB Bluetooth dongle for my tablet. Do they exist? For clarification, since my search terms keep just turning up the first image, I want one of these: But instead with a ...
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Is distro upgrade required for full Bluetooth functionality and stability?

I read an online help forum that in order to make bluetooth wireless headsets function properly, one must complete a full distro upgrade, because lower distros have incomplete software architecture ...
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Frequent Blue Screens after installing Bluetooth

Since installing the Windows 7 drivers for my onboard Bluetooth radio (a Qualcomm Atheros model for the Gateway DX4885 PC), I have been experiencing frequent Blue Screens (BSOD), approximately every ...
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Bluetooth headset can't connect to laptop

I just bought a wireless headset (Roxcore Black No.1). I can pair with all mobile phones and it works very fine. However, it can't connect my Dell Latitude laptop. After trying many times it finds ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio gets out of sync

I recently bought the Mixcder 104 bluetooth headphones. I've noticed that sometimes the audio gets out of sync by a second or so. This happens for all audio output - video, games, etc. and remains ...
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Is it normal for Bluetooth settings to always read “searching for and can be discovered by Bluetooth devices”?

My windows 8.1 bluetooth settings screen always reads "Your PC is searching for and can be discovered by Bluetooth devices." Is this normal? What if I just want to have my keyboard paired to my ...
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How to recover a pairing bluetooth pin code?

Before i was able to connect my moto x (kitkat) with my pc with windows 7 64bits using a generic usb dongle.I remove the pairing on the phone and made it forget the pc. I tryied to connect it again ...
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Are the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi MAC addresses assigned in the same address space?

Are the MAC addresses of Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth devices assigned in the same address space? Or are MAC address unique irrespective of the physical layer? Is there a possibility of MAC address ...
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Connect a Bluetooth headset to RJ9

My goal is to connect a Bluetooth Gaming headset to a RJ9 jack on a VOIP desk phone. Also, If I could connect it to the computer at the same time so that I only need one headset, that would be a great ...
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Place iPhone call from PC desktop

My Current Setup I make a lot of phone calls every day. The phone numbers are in an online CRM. My cell phone (iPhone 4s) sits in a cradle at my desk. I have a blue tooth earpiece connected to the ...
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Can't send files from Android to Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 Computer, and an Android device (a Samsung galaxy fame to be precise). I have managed to pair them both via bluetooth, however when I try to send a file, it fails for some ...
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Silence the Chrome click sound when clicking link / loading new page; “Start Navigation” already on “(None)”

So I already have the Windows "Start Navigation" sound set to "(None)" and I do not hear anything when clicking from web page to web page in IE. But I primarily use Chrome, and when I click a link in ...
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Might using Bluetooth headsets to output audio damage them?

My current workstation has no audio card, so I've been listening to music via a Bluetooth headset and a USB bluetooth dongle. Since the headset has a jack for optional cable audio in, I figured that ...
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How to reliably pair a bluetooth device?

I am trying to connect a Wii Board to a Linux (RPi and Ubuntu) so that it is available to the system whenever I switch it on with the button. The current information about this is quite scattered and ...
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How to change the settings for bluetooth from Android terminal emulator?

In my phone I try to send an file to another mobile using Bluetooth transfer. when I am enabling Bluetooth then now show this error message: WLAN close first. further I try to enable the WiFi ...
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Macbook pro bluetooth headset auto re-connect doesn't work. Requires pairing after restart

I have paired my Macbook Pro running Yosemite with Bose Soundlink OE bluetooth headset. Once after I restart the mac, I need to re-pair the bluetooth headset. Mac wouldn't save it in the list of the ...
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Bridging Bluetooth devices with OS X 10.9 MacBook Pro

I have an iPhone 4 (Bluetooth version 2.1), a MacBook Pro running Mavericks (Bluetooth version 4.0) and a small drone that can only communicate via Bluetooth 4.0. The software to control the drone is ...
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Bluetooth speaker cuts out when no audio is being played

Windows 8.1 Bose Soundlink Mini I have a Bose soundlink Mini paired with my Windows 8.1 computer. It works great for music, but if no sound is played for a few seconds then the speaker turns off ...
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How do I setup bluetooth communication on windows 7 for my wireless Philips SHB4000 headphones?

I am having trouble initiating bluetooth communication with my wireless Philips SHB4000 headphones. The picture provided above displays a quick overview of how far I have attempted to solve this ...
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Can Bluetooth headphones be powered solely by 3.5mm audio jack?

Is that possible for Bluetooth headphones to be powered solely by the 3.5mm audio jack? Especially if it runs out of juice? I am using Outdoor Tech OT1400 Bluetooth headphones and just wondering if I ...
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How do I use an Apple Wireless Keyboard in the BIOS on a PC?

Since I have seen no solutions to this, it seems like it's not possible? Is this possible and if so, how do I need to set it up?
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how do I completely wipe a Windows Update bluetooth driver, and all associated configuration/installation settings, from my installation?

Due the circumstances surrounding the first installation I suspect the original file (or more likely a related registry setting applicable to this drivers' installation) does not get removed on driver ...
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I accidentally update my bluetooth driver, now it won't work

Okay, because some reason I update my bluetooth driver with the suggestion of driverIdentifier, and I choose Bluetooth_Atheros_8.0.1.322_W81x64_A, at the end of installation it says bluetooth suite is ...
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Share internet connection from windows to android via bluetooth

I have an internet connection via ppoe, which works on my pc. My pc is connected to the router via wifi, and I don't think I have a second wifi card (and I don't have an ethernet cable - so I can't ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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How I can reverse-tether my android tablet using my phone’s mobile broadband connection via bluetooth, without rooting?

I have a GSM phone. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my provider in a list on the laptop to autocomplete the ...
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Could BT mouses work without USB adapter that is included with them, if the PC already has BT built-in?

I have a tablet with single USB port and I don't want to carry a USB hub with me, so, I need a mouse that will work without using my single USB port. My tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 built-in. Ok, I found ...
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How to keep bluetooth turned on even when Windows 7 laptop is shutdown + booted up again?

While it's easy to turn on my bluetooth via Fn + F3, I would like for my bluetooth to stay on even after the laptop has been shutdown and then booted up later. How do I set Windows 7 to do this? I'm ...
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How to isolate bluetooth device mfg and model when not listed in specs?

I am working on an HP Pavilion DV7-6166NR that has various potential matches from HP's driver section. I have not been able to find any actual enumeration or specification of what Bluetooth device ...
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Bluetooth headphones connected to PC via cable (music) AND to my phone via BT (answering calls). Is it possible?

I am unable to google anything about following scenario, so I am asking here: I am looking for bluetooth and cable headphones (with microphone). I will connect them to the PC 3,5mm audio jack via ...
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How can I toggle Bluetooth on and off via a shortcut or script in Windows 8.1?

Before upgrading to Windows 8.1 I used the bluetooth icon in the notifications area to turn bluetooth on and off. Now, in Windows 8.1 it requires about 6 clicks to get this job done through the new ...
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When microphone is activated, bluetooth headset speakers produce noise

I'm using an August EP 650, connected via Bluetooth dongle to my desktop PC running Windows 7. The headphones work as intended. But as soon as I activate the microphone in windows settings (these ...
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How do I install a Bluetooth headset on a Windows 7 PC to use with Skype?

I'm having trouble installing Nokia BH-100U on my Windows 7 PC (x64). I wanted to use it as a wireless headset for Skype. Currently I'm stuck at the step where the device should be automatically ...
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HP CQ42 laptop send to bluetooth not working

I have a HP CQ42 laptop. I recently re-installed new Windows 7 OS in my PC. Since then it is not detecting any Bluetooth devices and also "right click > Send to Bluetooth" option is also gone. I tried ...
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Bluetooth headset is paired but cant stream music

I want to play music with bluetooth with my headset. - My headset is working on my Android devices. - No driver error on windows. - The headset seems to be connected. The operation "List To Music" ...
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HID Gamepad Gone after paired

I'm having an issue using a DualShock 4 with Windows 7. When the device is paired using bluetooth, it works fine and then the device appears under the devices in the "Devices and Printers" window. But ...