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

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Two parts: linux startup script to connect to bluetooth and cron to keep it connected

I have a mini bluetooth keyboard and a Raspberry Pi running a Debian-based distro. I know the MAC address of the keyboard but for this question, let's just use AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF. Right now I have to ...
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Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) unable to connect to “Personal Hotspot” on an iPad running iOS 8

After I moved over to a new user account on my Mac—to try to fix another issue—my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and iOS 8 “Personal Hotspot” function quit working. At first it wouldn’t show my iPad’s ...
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How can I stop Hard disk spinning when bluetooth audio is played for NAS content?

I am keeping music folders on NAS drive and synced those to laptop through windows file synchronization. When playing these media files through WMP/VLC while redirecting output through bluetooth, HDD ...
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Bluetooth Headset pairs and appears in Sound Devices, but shows as Disconnected?

Edit: A random crash and a restart fixed this. Probably a restart would have sufficed. I recently got a TrueBlue TB-100T3 and tried pairing it with my computer (Windows 7 64-bit). At first it paired ...
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Transferring smart TV's audio to bluetooth headset [on hold]

I am having LG 32LB5820 smart TV and Nokia BH 121 & byte corseca dm5710bt headset. I want to stream my TV's audio to my headphones. I am quite unsure what should I be looking for. I thought I need ...
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Bluetooth “Remove Failed” (Windows 8)

My Windows 8 machine does not recognize a device which is connected via BlueTooth across a USB port. Apps are reporting the presence of COM1 and COM2, no others. I disconnected and reconnected my USB ...
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Changing bluetooth device name

How can the friendly device name of a remote Bluetooth device be changed (using a command-line tool in Linux or similar)? I have looked at some of the software included in bluez-tools such as hcitool ...
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Automatically reconnect to Bluetooth speaker

I have two laptops, one runs windows 8.1 (Lenovo) and one runs windows 7 (Dell). I have a Bluetooth speaker: ...
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Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 can't connect with Dell M6800 even pairing successfully

This problem drives me crazy, I did everything I can.. The headset "Plantronics BackBeat GO 2" can connect with my iPad, my Android phone and my Lenovo laptop, however, it can't work with my laptop ...
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Problems maintaining connection to bluetooth headset in Windows 8

Until a few days ago I was using a bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager PLT510) regularly and without issue in Windows 7, primarily for making calls in Google Talk. I then upgraded to Windows 8 and ...
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windows 7 bluetooth headsets/ crazy drivers [closed]

ok so: running windows 7 32-bit on what i call my 'franken-dell', other relevant hardware being targus usb bt dongle and a kinovo bluetooth headset. after i dont even know how long spent on tinkering ...
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How do I stream audio from Android to Windows 8 over bluetooth?

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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Struggling with my Sony bluetooth headset dr-btn200 Windows 8.1

I have contacted Sony about it, but they simply say that they do not support windows os as this bt headphone is made for phones. (even though windows is listed here) I have checked this and this ...
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bluetooth speaker pairing problems only on windows

I have a bluetooth speaker I purchased recently. I have received audio from it when paired from OSX devices, android and iphone devices, and linux (ubuntu). However, on my windows machine (7 ...
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Multiple output bluetooth speakers

I have two Harman Kardon Onyx Studio bluetooth speakers. I want to play audio through both of them at the same time. I try and connect them through Audio Midi on MBP, and make a multiple output ...
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Can I use any modern Bluetooth dongle with a modern headset on Windows 8.1?

I have a Logitech H600 wireless headset but have lost the USB dongle. I see I could buy a replacement dongle from Logitech for a reasonable price but I consider their postage cost unreasonable for ...
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Bluetooth radio device is not available

I reinstalled my Windows 7 operating system, and have since been unable to detect my Logitech m555b bluetooth mouse. Here is some info about my system: I have have a working connection with a ...
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How do I remap Home Button key with Escape key on Apple keyboard?

I bought a bluetooth keyboard for $13, and it's pretty good except instead of the Esc key, there's a little square and it opens up Internet Explorer when it's pressed! I've tried 3 key remapping ...
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Can I use two bluetooth keyboards on my desk, each connected to different computers?

I'm a big fan of the Microsoft Sculpt Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse. And I'd like to get another set for the second machine on my desk. Will the two Keyboards and mice interfere with each other? ...
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How to set bluetooth headphones as default audio output?

My computer is a laptop Dell Inspiron N5110 with built-in Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed Adapter. I want to use my new Bluetooth headphones Sennheiser MM 500-X as default ...
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How can I pair two bluetooth dongles together?

I want to hack a device which connects via USB, and plug a bluetooth USB dongle to the end of the USB cable (using a female to female adapter), and then connect to that device from another USB ...
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Bluetooth mouse keeps disconnecting

I am using a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse which connects to the Windows 7 64-bit PC via bluetooth (PC has a USB bluetooth receiver). The mouse will disconnect several times a day for several seconds ...
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Connecting to two identical bluetooth speakers at the same time

I own two JBL Flip Speakers. They both are able to pair individually via Bluetooth and perform well. When I attempt to make them perform at the same time via the Audio/Midi Setup tool on my Mac ...
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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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Windows saved a file transfered via Bluetooth into nonexistent folder- Is this a bug?

I transferred a file via Bluetooth from my phone to my laptop. Windows could remember that I saved my last transfer into some folder, say, C:\Username\Documents\Bluetooth\PDF\. It turns out I had ...
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Bad sound through bluetooth headphones

I have some problems with sound quality on bluetooth headphones. I bought a pair of Acoustic CHP600BT Solutions Bluetooth Headphones - Black headphones a couple days ago, and now then I have those I ...
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How can I get bluetooth to work on Windows Server 2012?

Apparently Windows Server 2012 does not support Bluetooth out of the box? Is there any way to get Bluetooth to work? I went to the manufacturers' website and found this link: ...
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Using a Bluetooth USB Device on 2012 Hyper-V Host or VM

i need to be able to use a USB bluetooth stick on either a Windows Server 2012 R2 Host OR on one of its virtual machines. The VM could be a WS2012 as well or a Windows 7 OS. I have 2 problems - ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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Connecting Bluetooth Heart rate monitor to Windows 8.1

I am currently creating an Windows store app which connects to Bluetooth Low Energy sensors. Before being able to use a device in your app you must pair it with windows. When I try to pair the device ...
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Remapping key for a Samsung bluetooth keyboard [duplicate]

Just received a brand new Samsung bluetooth keyboard (EE-BT550NBEGSE) which works great but when connected to my laptop I'm really missing the Windows key-function. Instead, there's this "moving ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices in Windows 7

My Lenovo ThinkPad E320 Laptop running Windows 7 64bit has recently been refusing to detect any Bluetooth devices. I have tried to connect, using 'Add devices' under 'devices and printers' to two ...
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WiFi is not working while Bluetooth HCI is in listen mode

When I'm using my hci0 device in listen mode, like gatttool -b <addr> --listen I cannot access network via wi-fi. I should either stop listening or use wired connection to access the network. ...
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Which Bluetooth Stack supports APT-X on Windows 7

I'm thinking about buying wireless desktop speakers for ease of use with different audio sources (Notebooks, Mobile Phone etc.). For higher audio quality over the standard A2DP protocol there are ...
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How can I find out what version of bluetooth my laptop supports?

Is there a place in Windows I can see this? I want to know if it supports bluetooth 3, and the specs are difficult to find!
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Windows 8 / 8.1 / 8.1 Update 1 Bluetooth File Transfer

My laptop came with Windows 8 pre-installed. I've since updated it to Windows 8.1, and recently, 8.1 update 1. For an OS which focused on more mobile tech, I have to say, it sure made BlueTooth File ...
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Fix pairing issues with Bluetooth mouse between home, work computers

My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 works great with my MacBook Air at home, and I take my mouse to work as well to use with my corporate MacBook Pro. The only trouble is that I have to ...
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Trying to fully remove a bluetooth device from Mavericks

So I've run into an issue. I had been using my bluetooth headset that I use with my laptop for a few Google Hangout calls and the quality was awful so I stopped. My problem is now that whenever I ...
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Why can't I send files via my laptop's bluetooth?

Every time I try to send a file via my laptop's Bluetooth I get this error: So I headed over to my device manager and tried to update the drivers but it says that the device drivers could not be ...
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Does a solution exist for using an Apple Thunderbolt Display/Apple Wireless Keyboard/Apple Magic Mouse with both PC and Mac switched by a form of KVM?

I've got an fairly complex setup at home, and desktop clutter (extra keyboards, displays, and mice) are the bane of my existence. I'm composing this question on a Mid 2010 27" iMac, which has ...
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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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Bluetooth enabled and “working correctly” but not finding any devices

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 6051ei notebook running Windows 7 Professional 64bit . And, as the title states. I switch on bluetooth and enable it, but when I scan for devices, it doesn't find anything. I ...
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Windows 7 bluetooth stereo audio A2DP only works when freshly paired

The question is - how to fix it? I have a BCK-08 ( http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.8422 ) bluetooth headset that features better quality stereo audio (A2DP). It's built around a IS1621N ( ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks, no existant wi-fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth-capable. What I want is to create a real LAN between the two, and (depending on how fast ...
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How Do I Disable “Bluetooth Headset and Handsfree Profiles” on Sony Vaio? So I Can Use Multiconnection Mode for LG HBS-700

I have recently purchased a LG HBS-700 Bluetooth Stereo Headset. It comes with a multi-connection mode so that two devices can be connected to the headset at the same time. However, both devices ...
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connecting my lg hbs700 to my computer

So my computer uses windows 7. I plug a bluetooth dongle in, and attempt to add my bluetooth headset. that works fine. But no audio, so I go to the devices, and open up the menu for the device. I ...
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Get data from LG KE970 mobile phone to Mac via bluetooth

I have LG KE970 mobile phone and MacBook pro. Previously, I have successfully connected the two via bluetooth and I was able to get data from the phone (mostly images taken with the camera). But since ...
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How do I disable auto-accept for files received via Bluetooth?

When accepting a picture via Bluetooth I accidentally enabled the checkbox Always do this for Image files from ... Now pictures are always accepted from this device and I am unable to change the ...
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Streaming Spotify to Hi-Fi. Is it worth it? [closed]

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 ...