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

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no local bluetooth device was detected

My bluetooth device has stopped working and I see the error message: "no local bluetooth device was detected". This happened after I updated to windows 8.1 and I'm not getting solutions on the net. ...
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Option to Turn Bluetooth on or off is Missing

I want to disable Bluetooth on my laptop running Windows 10 Pro x64, but I have a problem: the option to do so is missing even though I know that it was previously available. Here is the Bluetooth ...
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Intel 7260 HMW in a Dell E6410 - No bluetooth

I have installed a Intel 7260AC in an Intel E6410. The wifi works superbly, but the Bluetooth drivers cannot install. Are there any drivers for it? I have tried the official drivers and other drivers ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse no longer connects to Lenovo Z50 Windows 8.1 Laptop

I bought a Microsoft Designer Mouse about two months ago and had virtually no problems with it for about two weeks before it started to disconnect and I had to start manually starting the Bluetooth ...
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Is it possible to use aptX on unsupported computers or phones?

I've been reading up recently on different ways of wirelessly streaming media. At first I ignored bluetooth connections because of the quality, but then I started reading about aptX, which sounded ...
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How do I automatically connect at startup to a bluetooth mouse on Debian 8?

I've got a Microsoft bluetooth mouse and I'd like it to work right away at boot. I've used bluetoothctl to pair and trust it, and I can connect to it, but only if I put the mouse in discoverable ...
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Microsoft bluetooth mouse on RHEL6

I am using rhel6 and I have a bluetooth mouse from microsoft I am trying to pair it on my system but my system won't recognize it. I have followed up with some information which might help with the ...
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Troubleshooting Bluetooth device did not accept stereo audio connection

I just bought Skullcandy "Hesh 2 Wireless" Bluetooth enabled headphones. I connected them to my Windows computer by adding a bluetooth device and everything worked well. After disconnecting and ...
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Force bluetooth headphones to connect with A2DP profile on WIndows

I just got a pair of Bluetooth headphones (specifically, Jaybird Sprint) which supports connection with two different devices at the same time. Quoting the user guide, it says: The headphones can ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 Bluetooth Works but not WIFI in a Dell Inspiron M5040

I upgraded the wireless in my Dell Inspiron M5040 (running Windows 7 64bit) to a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 and have had some weird problems with it. Initially I could install both the Wireless ...
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Airport card not working

I have a Macbook pro mid 2010. A time ago I replaced my superdrive with an extra hard drive. All works fine. But I replaced the second hard drive, and managed to damage the Airport connector (a tiny ...
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Bluetooth Capture Interface missing on Wireshark / Kali Linux 1.1.0a

I'm trying to capture local bluetooth traffic from my device running Kali Linux 1.0.0a with wireshark. However, the bluetooth capture interface is not shown. According to the documenation it should be ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth mouse jitter with Wifi on

I'm facing some weird mouse behavior with my Bluetooth mouse on a PC running Windows 8.1. The problem is that the mouse will periodically begin to "jitter" for some time and then stop again.. And by ...
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Will any PS3 Dualshock 3 work on any Bluetooth capable PC?

I am searching for the convenience of a cheap Dualshock 3, and I've found really cheap ones online that say they are wireless; have a built-in, rechargeable battery; and function using Bluetooth. ...
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Is it possible to use two pairs of headphones on the same PC (cable and bluetooth)

does any body know if it is possible to use two pairs of headphones on the same PC? One connected via cable and the second via bluetooth.
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Trying to enable bluetooth on startup (Debian)

I have already paired and connected some devices successfully. In order to do so I had to use rfkill. $ sudo bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# power on Failed to set power on: org.bluez.Error.Blocked ...
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“A remote device needs a Bluetooth Passkey” when trying to pair with a mouse

I have two Windows 7 PC's at my desk. I installed a Class 1 Bluetooth adapter on the first system, and was able to connect to a mouse using the Add Device option in Devices. It worked pretty ...
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Setting the volume on bluetooth audio

Which way is the bluetooth audio volume implemented - is the volume value sent together with the original data stream, or does the sender adjust the data itself. Or in practical terms - should I ...
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Unwanted dialog when connecting smartphone with Bluetooth in windows 7

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy S5 to my Windows 7 notebook, the following window appears: How can I get rid of this?
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1Linux bluetooth rfcomm as spp server

I couldn't comment How to configure Linux to act as a Bluetooth RFCOMM SPP server? so I created new one question. I would like use my usb bluetooth to testing my application on Android. I would like ...
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how to backup Samsung grand using Bluetooth?

I have a Samsung grand mobile device and I want to backup its data including everything SMS, pictures, etc.. I am going to send my mobile phone to be fixed to the mobile store and all the data will ...
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Class I bluetooth mouse

I'm showing a number of affordable Class I bluetooth adapters on Amazon. Can these be used with any bluetooth mouse, or do I need a dedicated Class I bluetooth adapter/mouse combo? A Class II ...
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Send realtime keystrokes to machine from external source without installing software on that machine? Perhaps a USB dongle that registers as keyboard?

I have a few bare-bones systems running legacy software on creaking hardware. I want to be able to automate a lot of tasks by using auto hotkey scripts for tasks that currently, must be performed ...
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How do I pair a Bluetooth keyboard on Linux when ‘pairing fails?’

I'm having a really difficult time pairing a Bluetooth keyboard under SteamOS. I tried using the GUI tools to pair it, but it simply says ‘pairing failed’; and I've graduated to initiating the process ...
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How do I add a Bluetooth COM port in the Win8 Device Manager?

I am trying to set up terminal communication across two Windows 8.1 bluetooth devices - my workstation and an HP Stream 7 Tablet. The devices see each other, pair, and can transmit files, however the ...
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How to get bluetooth headphones working in Windows 7 PC?

I spent several days on this but still no luck. Basically I have Plantronics BackBeat Pro and I also have CSR8510 A10 bluetooth dongle. When I put the dongle into a USB port, Windows installed some ...
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Not able to receive signal from bluetooth module on PC, works on mobile [duplicate]

I am using an IR receiver with a baud rate 9600, which sends signal to a bluetooth module. I am able to see the data which is sent on a mobile device with a simple BT terminal application. However, ...
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Not able to receive signal from bluetooth module on PC, works on mobile

I am using an IR receiver with a baud rate 9600, which sends signal to a bluetooth module. I am able to see the data which is sent, on a mobile device with a simple BT terminal application. However, ...
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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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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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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 ...