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

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How to create script to change audio device in SIP Phone on Windows 7

I hope I am posting in the right place, if there is somewhere more suitable, please point me in the right direction! Here is the picture describing what I want to accomplish with a hotkey or a ...
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Can't control volume for bluetooth headset on Windows

Problem If I start my computer I can hear sound with my bluetooth headset and I can control the volume/mute the sound. But often, if I reconnect the bluetooth headset without restarting computer, I ...
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Upgraded from windows 7 to 10 and there is no bluetooth anything at all no drivers no option

windows 10 - people keep saying to disable/delete/turn on a bluetooth driver that is no where to be found? Here is the kicker! i downloaded a bluetooth installer here is what it said.. No ...
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Bluetooth audio sink

I have a Belkin Music Receiver that acts as an audio sink. It works great with my Android but I'd also like to play through my PC. The device has paired and shows in my devices list but not in my ...
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Connect 2 PC with Bluetooth LE manually (set the capabilities)

I have 2 computers, running Ubuntu 14.04. How can I create a Bluetooth pairing with the following requirements? They use BLE; I can set the input/output capabilities;
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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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How to make Bluetooth to stop search for devices?

I have a sound bar which can be connected through Bluetooth. And my laptop has a Bluetooth adapter. I am using Windows 10 Pro as operating system. I have paired and successfully connected to the ...
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What kind of technology allows you to send digital signals over 100 meters? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to send digital signals over ~100 meters. I have researched into technologies such as NFC and bluetooth but their range seems to be limited. I used to own this toy called Eye ...
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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 ...
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Sound quality in bluetooth headphones doesn't change to high

My Bluetooth headset Philips SHB6610 has several profiles. It can work as low-quality sound headset (HFP) and high-quality sound headphones (A2DP). Typically whenever I start to play the music in my ...
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Why my bluetooth is choppy and how to test what's wrong?

My bluetooth speakers and headphones are often choppy. Currently I seriously think my bluetooth USB dongle, cliptec, sucks. I wonder if buying a better one would solve the problem. My smartphone ...
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Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse not working

I got a new Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse with a new Dell E5550 notebook. It is simply not working, I have tried with three different computers (Win 7 x64, Win 7 x32, Win Vista) and it is not ...
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“Add bluetooth device” missing in Windows 10

I'm having trouble with connecting a bluetooth keyboard with Windows 10. I found a workaround in another computer with Windows 7 and it is the following: In Devices & Printer, there is "Add ...
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Where does the Windows Bluetooth stack come into play?

Windows 7's Bluetooth stack does not support Bluetooth 4.0 Smart. I need to use a 4.0 Smart device. If I install a network card with Bluetooth 4.0 support, does that mean that it will install its own ...
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Linux Mint - No Sound

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa and when I installed it in the first place months ago the sound and everything worked fine. It still does in fact, the problem is that none of the system sound ...
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Can i see my bluetooth connection as network interface in linux?

I have 2 laptops. i have paired them succesfully with each other via bluetooth, so i can exchange files between each other. Both of my laptops have linux installed. when i run the ifconfig command to ...
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Bluetooth Tethering Windows 10 & Nexus 5x

I am trying to setup bluetooth tethering between a Windows 10 Laptop and a (rooted) Nexus 5X Android device, running the latest 6.0.1 version of Android (update from March 2016). I have managed to ...
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Why does my Bluetooth headset stop my internet-using programs from working?

On my Windows 10 enabled laptop, I was able to use my Bluetooth headset just fine yesterday, when it was fresh out of the package. Now today, I've noticed that whenever I connect the headset to my ...
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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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My Rapoo BT headset S500 wont turn on without connceted to a power cord or laptop

I connected my Rapoo S500 Bluetooth Headset to my laptop via the provided USB cable so I could use the headset while it charges. Now, when I disconnect the USB cable from my laptop, the headset will ...
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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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Access bluetooth RFCOMM through android terminal

I would like to access to RFCOMM to set up a bluetooth virtual serial port on my Android device using the terminal. I do have root permissions on my android device. When I type "rfcomm" in the ...
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One bluetooth mouse for multiple windows in the same PC

I installed three windows 7 on my PC. Every time I switch from one to another, I have to unpair my bluetooth mouse and pair it again to use it, otherwise the mouse can not be found. Is there any way ...
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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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Audio bluetooth headset cannot set as default no default option in right click menu

cannot play audio through b/tooth headset when watching video file, only option is to cast to device ( then they are not in sync). Headset wont set as default device in play back devices.
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How do I pair an MDR-ZX770DC Bluetooth headset to a Dell Latitude 3400?

Recently, I bought myself a pair of Bluetooth headphones. I have managed to pair them with my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and HP laptop upgraded to Windows 10. However, my problem comes when attempting to ...
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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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Thinkpad Bluetooth turns itself on upon restart/hibernate

I have a T400 with Windows 7 64bit. About 3 weeks ago, the Lenovo update pushed a Bluetooth update that added a 2.1 driver and device experience. Since then, my bluetooth turns itself on whenever the ...
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surface pro 4 no longer connect to bluetooth mouse

After the January-2016 firmware update for the surface pro 4, I can no longer use my blue tooth Microsoft arc mouse. The blue tooth settings show that it is paired, yet I get no response. I cannot ...
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How to use bluetooth controller connected to an Android phone on my PC?

I have a bluetooth controller connected to an Android device. How do I use this setup to pass the game controller button presses to my computer since it doesn't have bluetooth. So basically, I want to ...
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Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 has to be paired every time on Windows 10

Problem: After upgrading from Win 7 Pro to Windows 10 my Microsoft Bluetooth mouse won't connect unless I "Remove Device" though the Settings>Device panel and then make the mouse discoverable by ...
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How do i play iTunes music from my PC via bluetooth to an external speaker like i can from Google Music?

I have a wireless remote speaker that i use to play online music to from my PC running windows 10. I want to do the same with my iTunes music. The connection from PC to speaker is via bluetooth.
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth A2DP profile and poor sound quality

I have bought a YMB-10 module lately. This is a Bluetooth wireless audio receiver you can connect to your stereo to listen to music played from your mobile or laptop etc. I tried to play some music ...
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Permission denied when I try to pair to a Bluetooth speaker on Ubuntu 14.04

I get the following error inside /var/log/syslog on Ubuntu 14.04 when I try to pair with my Bluetooth speakers (although it used to work well few days ago: Mar 15 19:58:39 hakim bluetoothd[1395]: ...
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linux bluetooth firmware missing

The kernel is trying to load a bluetooth firmware version that does not exists. dmesg: [ 4.435796] Bluetooth: hci0: read Intel version: 370810011001140d00 [ 4.436742] bluetooth hci0: Direct ...
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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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Asus P8P67: How do I install bluetooth drivers on Windows 10?

I have recently reset my Windows 10 install. Now, when I try to install the Bluetooth drivers from the website so I can use my new Bluetooth headphone without requiring a cable, it fails with the ...
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How to remap combinations of keys including the windows key?

To avoid the XY problem, I'll explain my problem and then the problem I have with my attempted solutions: Problem I have a windows laptop (hp elitebook), and I use my wireless bluetooth mac keyboard ...
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Bluetooth only works after sleep

I am trying to troubleshoot a strange problem but am not quite sure where to start, bluetooth only seems to work after the computer has been put to sleep and woken up again. If the computer is booted ...
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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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How to connect bluetooth game controller to PC?

I have a Xiaomi Bluetooth Controller that I can't pair with my PC. I am running windows 10 64-bit. I can pair the controller to my android smartphone and I can also pair my smartphone to my PC. My ...
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Can I use my PC as a Bluetooth headset for my mobile phone?

I have a very good headset and have become quite fond of making all my calls on my PC with Skype. In fact, whenever someone calls my mobile phone, I ask them to call back on my Skype-In number. My ...
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3.5mm Analog Audio vs. Bluetooth Audio Quality

I want to buy a wireless (bluetooth) headset, but I am worried about the sound quality when it's connected to Bluetooth. All other things being equal (e.g. the quality of the headphones themselves is ...
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Set default Bluetooth service for a device (“Listen to Music” vs. “VoIP”)

I have a Bluetooth headset that pairs and connects fine. But every time I restart the computer and turn on the headset, it defaults to "Forward VoIP Calls to Handsfree", which has a very poor ...
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Is there such a thing as a Bluetooth-to-2x3.5-mm-adapter?

See title. Scenario: I've got a wired headset that has 2 3.5mm plugs. I switch this headset between my desktop IP-phone (via a RJ11-to-3.5mm-adapter) and my docking station where I use it on my ...
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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 do I play audio through my computer to my LG HBS750 (win 7)

I have a Dell Inspiron running Win 7 and a LGHSB750 bluetooth headset. I added the headset no problem however the headset never says connected. It does report connected when paired to my phone but ...
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Solve an issue with a device that I don't have installed

All of a sudden my Windows 8.1 Pro installation has this error message: Problem is, I don't have any Intel devices in my system, let alone a bluetooth adaptor. I first suspected that a keylogger of ...
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Bluetooth speaker for vacation rental - pairing limit

I would like to provide a Bluetooth speaker for my guests. Each week there is a different guest. Is there a limit to the number of Bluetooth pairings?