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

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Why is Bluetooth Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) functioning slowly on one machine but fine on another?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and the bluetooth dongle which I use to connect to the Internet via Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) is only functioning at 12% of what it should be according ...
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Can I use bluetooth dongle from Logitech G700 to pair it with DualShock4? If yes, how?

I just got myself a DS4 controller and succesfuly using it as an PC gamepad. Now, I was wondering about wireless, can I use the device from my old mouse to connect it to DS4? If I can, how do I unpair ...
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Bluetooth not working on Lenovo G Series

My Lenovo laptop has suddenly stopped letting me use Bluetooth to transfer data from my phone. Every time I have to reinstall the device drivers of Bluetooth from devmgmt to be able to use it again. ...
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Preventing User Access to Bluetooth Controls

Is there a way in an administrator account to disable the ability of a user to turn Bluetooth off/on in Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 Pro? The goal is to prevent a user from making phone calls or ...
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Bluetooth device in Windows 8 can't be “removed”

Under , I have a BLE device that can't be remove. It shows "not connected", but when I right click and remove, it results in "Remove Failed". I also can not "connect" to it, since that's not an ...
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Multiple Bluetooth dongle?

Can a single computer support 2 Bluetooth dongle to have 10+ functional Slave devices in piconet?
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Open Bluetooth file transfer wizard in Windows 8

I have newly installed Windows 8 Pro in my laptop, I have hidden the Bluetooth tray icon from the notification bar: And now, I am not able to find the Bluetooth file transfer Wizard anywhere, ...
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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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Automatically open an application when Bluetooth is tuned on

I want an application to execute when my Bluetooth turns on. And also if possible to close the app if Bluetooth turns off.
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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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Can I pair multiple hosts to a single Bluetooth headphones device?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones which I'd like to use with my phone and computer. They are currently paired with the computer and are working fine. Is it possible to pair them additionally with ...
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Computer audio via bluetooth to soundbar?

I was able to connect my laptop to my VIZIO S4251w. It shows up in my Bluetooth Devices list with a headset icon. However, as you can see from the properties window below it is not set up properly: ...
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How to use bluetooth devices under two different operation systems?

I've got an magic mouse and an apple bluetooth keyboard. I usually run ubuntu on my computer, but sometimes I need to use windows 7 from an external disk. Whenever I boot into the other system I ...
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Windows app to use bluetooth capable pc as keyboard input for iPhone [closed]

Looking for a windows based app that would allow me to use my laptop's native keyboard (and/or usb keyboard) as an input to an iPhone (but also interested in android phone) over bluetooth. Same idea ...
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Add bluetooth mouse to Windows 10 after removing it

I accidentally removed my Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse from the Windows 10 Bluetooth settings. Now it doesn't appear at all in Manage Bluetooth Devices. Any idea how to get it back please?
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Bluetooth adapter online, but not discoverable and cannot find anything in Linux

I recently purchased an Asunflower Atheros AR5B22 300M Wireless Wifi Bluetooth 4.0 PCI-E Card Desktop Adapter to add wireless and Bluetooth support for my desktop. While the WiFi functionality is fine ...
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My new extra bass bluetooth headphones are making odd noises

I recently got a new set of bluetooth headphones and they work fine with all my devices except my PC. I have a bluetooth chip I got for my PC but thats not the problem because the headphones are ...
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Simulate Android Galaxy S6 Joystick With Mac

I recently acquired one of these Samsung Gear VR headsets in order to start experimenting with this technology and hopefully develop something too: But to my surprise, you need a gamepad for almost ...
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How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
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Lenovo G50-70 Bluetooth driver is installed but cannot find devices

I have installed all drivers for Lenovo G50-70 but cannot find devices and so devices cannot discover it via Bluetooth. What is the problem?
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Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones? Can anyone list the type of usb bluetooth dongle I would need and type of headphones to do this? Ideally I just want to have one bluetooth ...
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bluetooth mouse and keyboard on surface pro interfere

Over the last few years, I've used a number (I've got 4 sets!) of: https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/wireless-bluetooth-keyboard-and-mouse-combo/ to connect full size keyboards and mice to my tablets and ...
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How can I increase the A2DP bitpool on Linux?

I recently bought a Bluetooth headset (Philips SHB4000), and got it to stop sounding like a phone after I told Linux (Mint) to use A2DP rather than HSP/HFP. However, there's still an annoying ...
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Can a wireless mouse dongle be used to connect to a cell phone?

My laptop (Compaq Presario V3000) does not have bluetooth. Few months back I bought a bluetooth dongle to connect to my cell phone. One fine day the bluetooth dongle got damaged. Now I also have this ...
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Bluetooth: change scan window time

Is it possible to change Bluetooth scan window time in windows? I've develop an application and it seems that changing scanning window time is not possible application side. I found a page at MSDN ...
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How do I stream Android audio to Windows 10 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to stream audio to my Windows 10 PC through my bluetooth adapter (Kensington Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Laptops (K33956AM)). I was able to get the device paired with Windows 10 but I ...
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İntel 7260 network card's bluetooth function doesn't work

I have a problem about my wireless card.I have a intel 7260 hmw an half mini pci-e wireless card. It's wireless function is working but bluetooth function is not. When i look at device manager i see ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth are very weak

Sorry for the length. TLDR: Wifi and bluetooth both suck on my desktop. Changed, reinstalled and/or updated almost every part, and their drivers, on the system and no change. Using USB wifi adapters ...
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Windows 10 bluetooth module not working

So, I've just upgraded from win 7 to windows 10. Every time the computer have been shutdown, it will reboot with an unknown or not working bluetooth module. What I have to do to make it work is to ...
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Connect and use a wireless PS3 controller to PC/Windows without USB

I can not for the life of me find any possible way to get a PS3 controller working on my PC without USB connection. I was told that Windows finds drivers for it once connected, but I have no USB ...
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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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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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Stream audio from my iPhone to my mac computer via bluetooth using A2DP?

Both OSX and the iPhone support A2DP, both as source-only. I would like to be able to transmit the audio from the iPod app (and other compatible applications) to my computer, i.e. to use my mac as ...
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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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Windows 7 refuses to accept file transfers via Bluetooth

I have 3 machines with Bluetooth; Desktop running Windows 2000 with a USB dongle Laptop running Windows XP with a USB dongle Laptop running Windows 7 with Bluetooth built in I can send and ...
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Is there anyway to use Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) devices on Mac OS X Mavericks?

I am working a project that transmits data over Bluetooth SPP and would like to use Mac OS X "Mavericks" as an interface. I have read that certain options in the Bluetooth Menu in System Preferences ...
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Is Bluetooth faster than Wi-Fi?

I notice that on my iPhone, when I use my personal hot-spot to distribute Wi-Fi, if I have Bluetooth enabled, the phone will make a Bluetooth connection to my laptop instead of a Wi-Fi connection. ...
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My VAIO laptop isn't detecting my Bluetooth mouse

I have a Microsoft mouse called Designer Bluetooth, anyways... when I click on add device, I click the button on my mouse, but my laptop doesn't detect it, I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium SP1.
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Unlock Windows 10 with bluetooth proximity?

There used to be an application or two which would cause Windows to lock and unlock based on the proximity of a paired Bluetooth device. These apps don't seem to exist anymore, and I'm surprised this ...
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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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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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Bluetooth audio missing on Windows 8

Before upgrading my laptop to Windows 8 (Professional, from MSDN, which purported to be RTM), I was able to use my computer headset as hands-free audio for my cell phone (HTC HD2, but nothing changed ...
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Use bluetooth keyboard to access/edit BIOS?

Can I use a bluetooth keyboard to enter BIOS and edit the values there? I'm thinking of two scenarios: A new machine - no OS (yet). So to me seems no possibility to pair the keyboard. Hence no ...
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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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Sharing Keyboard and mouse with Windows PCs on different networks (through Bluetooth?)

My personal laptop is on the guest network at work and can't be accessed from my work PC (So synergy is out). Is there a way to share my keyboard between the two using a Bluetooth dongle? I was able ...
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How do I manual communicate with a bluetooth device? [closed]

I need to test some Bluetooth commands that my python will be using, however before I put in my python app, I need to know how exactly can I communicate with a bluetooth device through a command line ...
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Bad sound through bluetooth headphones

I have a problem with the sound quality of a pair of Acoustic CHP600BT Solutions Bluetooth Headphones - Black. When I connect these headphones to my phone (Samsung S2 plus), the sound quality is ...
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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—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth enabled. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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Dell bluetooth mouse and keyboard not working on Windows 10

I have just installed Windows 10 but I am now stuck on the welcome back screen. It seems to me that my keyboard and mouse are not working and its the only one I have. Do I have to buy wired ones in ...
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How would be there a way to sync two folders via Bluetooth?

I have a computer called Alice and another computer called Bob, both running Windows, and both are connected and paired via Bluetooth. While it is possible to send files one by one from 1 computer to ...