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

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How to convert my wireless keyboard Bluetooth dongle as universal bluetooth dongle?

So I have an old Logitech wireless keyboard which is still working perfectly fine. I was wondering if I could use its bluetooth dongle in order to connect my bluetooth speakers(different brand) to my ...
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Unfortunately Blueetooth Share Stopped when setting AndroidX86 with Qemu

I am trying to run AdnroidX86 on Qemu Linux x64. Everything works, installation went fine but I keep getting the error abovre constantly which limits my interaction with the the virtual device because ...
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Speeding up bluetooth device detection by Windows 7

I have 3 computers, one on Windows 7 x64, the other also on Windows 7 x64, the last one on MacOS Snow Leopard, connected onto a Belkin KVM switch. On that switch, I have a BlueTooth USB dongle that is ...
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Is it possible for my bluetooth headset to have high microphone input?

I feel like I'm approaching this problem from the opposite direction from many on the interwebs. I don't care very much about speaker quality. I spend most of the day in voip calls in Google Hangouts ...
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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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Turn pre-paired USB bluetooth dongle into generic bluetooth adapter

I want to have bluetooth capabilities on my PC, but I don't have a bluetooth adapter. I do however, have a bunch of USB bluetooth dongles from wireless mice and keyboards, I understand that these are ...
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Can't connect Magic Trackpad to MacBook Pro

I've been using both a Mac Mini for a while now with my Magic Trackpad connected. However my son just got a new MacBook Pro so I got his old one. We did a fresh install of the MacBook, and then upon ...
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How to enable Bluetooth in Mac with shortcut or command line?

I accidentally disabled the Bluetooth on Mac OS. I can't enable it because my Bluetooth based keyboard and mouse are now disabled. I found a USB based keyboard I can use, so how can I enable ...
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sound through both speakers and headset

I share my room with my roommate and both of us have different taste of music. I have a Bluetooth headset, an earphone and in-built speaker in my laptop. now i want to play song of my choice on one of ...
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Bluetooth headphones no longer pairing in Windows 7

My Bluetooth headphones used to pair with no issues on my Windows 7 x64 installation until yesterday. Whenever I turn on my headphones, it shows up as “Standard Serial over Bluetooth Link (COM21)” in ...
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Persistent mapping of hci names

I want a stable mapping between bluetooth hardware and hciX under /sys/class/bluetooth, similar to how wlanX maps to wifi chips. I wrote a udev rule. The rule is matching correctly by ...
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I'm looking for a PC/Android app that emulates Android keyboard, taking input from PC keyboard [closed]

I'm sure I can't be the only one who sometimes want to use a physical keyboard to type a short (or long) paragraph of text to my Android phone, all without taking out a mobile hardware keyboard, turn ...
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Could BT mouses work without USB adapter that is included with them, if the PC already has BT built-in?

I have a tablet with single USB port and I don't want to carry a USB hub with me, so, I need a mouse that will work without using my single USB port. My tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 built-in. Ok, I found ...
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Surround sound / stereo using multiple bluetooth speakers?

How would I go about using several Bluetooth speakers as a surround speaker setup? I know I can have them both paired and playing music at the same time* but my research has not shown a way to link ...
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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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Can I remove devices of others from my Bluetooth File Transfer in Windows 7?

When I want to send a file from my computer to a Bluetooth device, using Windows 7, I usually right click the file and select "Send to > Bluetooth Device". This opens up the Bluetooth File Transfer ...
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Bluetooth vs. Ble

I am in process of researching bluetooth technology for our next project and I have gotten a little bit confused. Mainly I am interested in bluetooth connection between two devices, in best case ...
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Problems with some keys using Apple wireless keyboard on a PC running Windows 7

I am using Apple Wireless Swedish keybord connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad T550 and Windows 7 I love the keyboard but I have problems with some keys The "< >" key and "§" key are swapped so when I ...
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Does the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 support bluetooth?

Just got a Lenovo x230 to replace my x200s, and I was wondering if the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 chipset supports bluetooth? I can find no indicators that it does in the Control Panel.
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Windows 8.1 Does not Detect Bluetooth Headset

I have the Motorola S11 Flex HD wireless Bluetooth headset which I have had connected to a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth for Desktop card. This ...
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Connecting bluetooth headset kills wifi internet on laptop PC

I just bought Genius HS-920BT BT headset. I've paired it to my PC on Windows 7. However, when I turned on the "Forward Voip calls to Handsfree" service, in order to use it as my Skype communications ...
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Disable bluetooth control dialog from popping up when a track change occurs?

I use a wired set of headphones when I have my laptop docked and connect to my phone using the Bluetooth audio sink in order to play music. This all works great, I just open the device profile and ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...