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

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Creating a shortcut to connect to a Bluetooth PAN in Win8

I have paired my cell phone with my computer via bluetooth. Whenever I want to use its network connection (over a Bluetooth PAN), I need to click on the Bluetooth Icon, select "Join a Personal Area ...
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Use Bluetooth dongle with Blutooth-enabled laptop

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 ultrabook running Windows 10 that comes with Bluetooth support but lacks aptX support. I have Sony MDR10RBT headphones that support aptX. The audio latency I experience while ...
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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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Bluetooth Tethering, no IPv4 adresse at interface bnep0

I want to tether my mobile internet from my smartphone (OnePlus One, Android) to my Laptop (Debian 8). I want achieve this without using external tools. At the arch wiki page (https://wiki.archlinux....
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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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Windows 10 Bluetooth pairing issue

So, to keep it short: Suddenly my Windows 10 Bluetooth won't pair anything. I've tried multiple devices and every time I hit the "Pair" button, a minute goes by and I get an error: That didn't work ...
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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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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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Lenovo G500 Bluetooth stopped working

I have a Lenovo G500 laptop. Its OS is Windows 8. When I bought my laptop everything was working fine. But for a week, now Bluetooth is not working. I looked in the 'Device Manager' and Bluetooth was ...
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Connect Nokia BH-104 with Sony Xperia Z

How to connect Nokia BH-104 (a bluetooth headset supporting Bluetooth version 2.0 + EDR) with Sony Xperia Z (an android smartphone supporting Bluetooth version 4.0)?
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Why won't some Bluetooth keyboards pair in Windows 8.1?

I've got three different Bluetooth keyboards that I use on my Windows 8.1 PC. Apple Wireless Keyboard Logitech K810 Generic knockoff version on an Apple Wireless Keyboard by iClever I've been ...
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BT microphone stuck at lowest quality (sennheiser momentum wireless, windows 10)

Bought BT-headset. Using windows 10 and bluetooth found it immediatly and got it running. But the microphone is stuck at lowest quality (telephone). got told to try disabling as much as possible ...
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Bluetooth AptX on Windows 10

How can I tell if Bluetooth audio is using lossless AptX coded on my Windows 10? My computer - Lenovo T430s - is connected to a Philips AEA2700 receiver.
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Portable Bluetooth Printer With Android Support [closed]

I have an HP Officejet 100 Mobile printer is a Bluetooth enabled printer. So I installed the HP Print Service for android on my phone, opened a document, pressed print and the print dialogue was shown....
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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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While play audio from phone via bluetooth, I need to keep windows (system tray) media play on top of other windows

I play music through my pc from my phone via bluetooth. I am looking for a setting to keep the windows media player on top of all windows. I am also looking to control player with media keys or ahk ...
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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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I want to use my mobile phone to play audio from my computer using Bluetooth

How can I connect my mobile phone to a computer over Bluetooth, so I can play sound using the phone's speaker? I would like to do two things using Bluetooth: Play computer audio over the mobile ...
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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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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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Bluetooth headset buzzing background noise when playing sound

I have this buzzing background noise when any sound is played, including for example the small ping when you adjust the volume of headset/speakers that Windows plays. I've checked that all ...
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Ubuntu, sending file through bluetooth

I want to send a file named read.txt using command: bluetooth-sendto. It works using the direct command on terminal bluetooth-sendto --device=MACADDR path/to/read.txt. I want to execute it with this ...
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How to know exactly the type of bluetooth dongle I have?

My desktop computer doesn't have innate bluetooth capability. SO I put a bluetooth dongle there. It works. I can listen to bluetooth headset with it. However, the mic doesn't work. I think it has ...
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Simultaneous use of A2DP and HFP bluetooth profiles

Is there any general support for this in any OS? I'm trying to use my Sennheiser URBANITE XL Wireless headphones to play a game on Windows 10 and talk on Teamspeak simultaneously. I can't figure out ...
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What's the difference between stereo and hands free?

Every time I connect a bluetooth headset it shows up as 2 things on sound playback devices. I can choose bluedio stereo or bluedio hands free. What is that? What's the difference? I often see ...
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Pairing Bluetooth with a Sony CMT-X3CD Audio System

I have a Sony CMT-X3CD Audio System which I am trying to pair bluetooth with my Dell Inspiron 15 PC. Not having any luck. Can anyone tell me where I maybe going wrong. I think I may have to install ...
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Windows 7 ignores bluetooth headset, other devices work normally

I have bluetooth software and hardware in my windows computer. I ensured that: I can connect to other devices (computers and phones) over bluetooth, pair with them and use their services (eg. OBEX) ...
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WiFi and Bluetooth Card Recommendations for Dell Optiplex 7040

I've just ordered a Dell OptiPlex 7040 Mini Tower PC. Please could someone recommend a compatible internal WiFi and Bluetooth card? Link to specs - http://i.dell.com/sites/doccontent/shared-content/...
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Unable to stream music on my Bose Soundlink Bluetooth 3 with windows 7 32 bit HP dv6000 series laptop

I'm Unable to stream music on my Bose Soundlink Bluetooth 3 with windows 7 32 bit HP dv6000 series laptop. It is bluetooth enabled. It paired as an entertainment device. I also installed A2DP driver (...
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Headset not connecting with windows 8 bluetooth

I have an LG HBS 730 headset and I am trying to connect it to my laptop (HP Pavilion n031se) via Bluetooth. The problem is Bluetooth discovers the headset, connects with it, but then shows the device ...
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Unexpected events while sending files over Bluetooth

In Windows 8, while I'm trying to send file via Bluetooth by right clicking the file and choosing Send by Bluetooth, it opens the file with unexpected programmes like with Notepad++ or with Visual ...
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Accept calls from my iPhone 4S on my Windows 7 PC

What steps would be necessary to connect an iPhone 4S to a Windows 7 desktop computer, and then to accept a phone call from the microphone/headset on my computer? I'm essentially looking to pair my ...
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Add USB Bluetooth to mPCIE card?

So I bought the Azurewave AW-CE123H AC + BT 4.0 wifi card for my laptop, and found out that the Bluetooth section of the card communicates via USB. There were warnings that not all mPCIE slots ...
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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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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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Previously paired DS4 bluetooth not being detected in Windows 10

So I've been having major headaches with simply pairing my DS4 controller with my desktop's bluetooth dongle (ASUS BT-400). Currently, in the horrible windows 10 bluetooth settings window all ...
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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 there software that gives Bluetooth 4.1 compatibility?

I purchased Bluetooth 4.1 headphones and they work with my iPhone 5, but not with my MacBook Pro Mid 2010 with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. I'm assuming this is a hardware issue, but I just wanted to know if ...
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How can I see a list of recently connected bluetooth devices?

Is there a way that I can see when a Bluetooth device was last connected to my Windows 10 laptop?
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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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Why does my Bluetooth Mouse Stops working if two Devices connected to my Windows Surface 3?

I've got a bluetooth mouse, HDE Ergonomic Bluetooth Wireless Optical Laser Mouse for Android Tablets, that works fine when it is the only Bluetooth device connected to a Windows Surface 3. Once I ...
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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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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 reason....
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HP elitebook 9470m bluetooth is unavailable

I just upgraded my HP elitebook 9470m folio laptop to Windows 10.0. I am no longer able to access bluetooth. No setting to turn it on or anything. I loaded Intel Proset drivers, and in services I have ...
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Bluetooth file transfer disabled by policy on Windows 10

I am trying to send file from my phone Android to a PC running Windows 10 but it fails. The PC and mobile phone are already paired. I tried to go in "Send or receive files via Bluetooth" menu, ...
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Using keyboard attached to PC or Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for iPad?

I would like to use my computer keyboard (USB) as a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad, while I am using it with my computer. I was hoping their was an "app for that" that I could run on either Mac or ...
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Alternative Bluetooth Stacks for Windows 7 64bit

I have a notebook with an inbuilt Broadcom BCM2046 bluetooth adapter and several bluetooth HID-devices (mice, keyboards etc.) The operating system is Windows 7 64 bit Professional. The HID-devices ...
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understanding mixer_paths.xml file entries

I have a Zenwatch 2, smartwatch capable of acting as a bluetooth headset, it has speaker and mic - Knight Rider like phoning is possible. Unfortunately the sound on bluetooth is not good, like ...