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

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Bad sound through bluetooth headphones

I have some problems with sound quality on bluetooth headphones. I bought these headphones http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1381058.htm couple days ago, and now then I have those I ran ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 Win8 64-bit Bluetooth Compatibility issues

When I try to install the Lenovo Official bluetooth driver on Win8 I get this [messages] (https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/400578_10152802867230198_482164324_n.jpg): my ...
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Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter on Linux

I bought Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter. It works on my windows PC, but I'm not able to use it on my Ubuntu machine. lsusb shows me this device Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3002 Atheros ...
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Cannot pair bluetooth Wacom Stylus to Windows 8

(Disclaimer: I know this pen is meant for iPads etc. but I sort of want to hack it for windows 8 - I don't care about the pen part, we just wanted to have a go with the buttons). We have a Wacom ...
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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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How do I use my phone for SMS (while connected via bluetooth)

I connected my Nexus 5 to my Windows 8 computer via bluetooth, with the hopes that I could do 2 things. Use my computer to send SMS messages Use me computer as a headset (with my microphone and ...
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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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Apple Magic Trackpad is working great, then randomly stops until hciconfig reset

I paired a Apple Magic Trackpad with my laptop through the kde bluetooth system. It works fine until I touch it with too many fingers or swipe it too much resembling some sort of a gesture (or until ...
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Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 dongle driver driver NOT on Kinivo site

Relevant Specs: OS: Win7 Home Premium Machine: Acer Aspire 6676-7739g w/RAM upgraded to 8GB Preamble: I purchased a few months ago a Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 USB dongle, and thus far have had ...
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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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Adding a WAN/BT combo card to Latitude e6410

I wanted to add a WAN/Bluetooth combo card like Intel Centrino 6230/6235 or Dell wireless 1703 / 1702 on a Dell Latitude e6410 but have seen reports that bluetooth wont work. and this amazon comment ...
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Using a Windows computer as a Bluetooth input device for another computer/device

Ok, I realize this is a totally backwards use-case but I've got to imagine it's technically possible. I have an android tablet (Acer A500) that I use at work to get to personal email and IM since I ...
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No audio in bluetooth headset

I have a Jabra Clipper Bluetooth headset which up until today has been working fine with my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T420s running Windows 7). The problem is that the audio now seems to have stopped ...
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Disconnect from bluetooth speakers on sleep, reconnect on wake

I have bluetooth harman kardon soundsticks. They're great but they stay connected to my macbook air during sleep. This means I can't pair my iPhone with them when my MacBook's sleeping. Is there any ...
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Is there a way I can share a bluetooth mouse between two OSs on the same computer?

I'm dual booting between Linux Mint 16 and Windows 8 on my laptop, and I use a bluetooth mouse. Is there any way I can hack together a solution so that my mouse will work on both OSs without having to ...
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Can't connect/pair/discover BT keyboard to computer

I've got me one of these (Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard) but I can't find any way to make my computer see the device. There's no button to press and I've put the receiver into an USB-port. All ...
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How can I install Microsoft Bluetooth Stack on my laptop

The toshiba bluetooth stack is giving me a hard time to manage and I want to switch to Microsoft's. My netbook uses Microsoft's and I am fine with it. How can I install it on my laptop. I followed ...
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Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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Set up bluetooth tethering windows 8 with galaxy s3

I'm looking instructions to tether my windows 8 laptop via Bluetooth with my Samsung Galaxy s3 android. I've enabled Bluetooth Tethering on the Samsung Galaxy S3. I've paired the devices on windows, ...
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Transfer files via bluetooth between two PCs [duplicate]

Sending a file from one computer to another is possible by pairing the two devices, but then there will be a sender and a recepient. Is it possible to allow two computers to be able to exchange files ...
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Windows 7 with two paired bluetooth devices only lists one in Sounds

Due to my wired-ocd tendencies I recently purchased: a bluetooth stereo speaker a bluetooth headset with in-built microphone a usb bluetooth dongle I use Skype daily and would like to use the ...
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pairing bluetooth digital speaker to mac

I just bought a Westinghouse digital bluetooth wireless speaker. Customer service doesn't know mac. Turned on bluetooth power with your help but don't know what to do now. Help please. think i need to ...
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Multiple automatic bluetooth connections

Lets say I have an Android phone and I'm in an area where there are bluetooth antennas each 10(or whatever) metres. I want to know if its possible to write an application (not asking about the ...
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How to connect MacBook to the Pulseaudio via bluetooth?

I'm running Fedora on a home server with wired speakers connected. I have set up the Pulseaudio as A2DP Bluetooth device. I can connect my Android phones to it and play music. But my MacBook fails to ...
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Diagnosing and Fixing Bluetooth Interference Issues on Early 2011 Macbook Pro

I am currently having a very weird connectivity issue whenever I pair my Apple Magic Trackpad and Wireless Keyboard with my Macbook Pro (early 2011) on Mac OS X 10.8.5. I believe that the ...
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Finding unique data for Bluetooth Low Energy connected HID device Windows8.1

I am trying to read out any type of information that can tell me if a Bluetooth Low Energy HID device (mouse/keyboard) has been connected previously to a computer with Windows 8.1 (which has the BLE ...
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How can I uninstall Broadcom Bluetooth software that won't disappear in Windows XP?

My situation is similar to this question for Windows 7, except my OS is Windows XP SP3. I have recently realized I made the mistake of buying a Bluetooth adapter and installing the Broadcom/Widcomm ...
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set tx power level in CSR8510 using hcitool

I have a generic USB Bluetooth LE dongle, which uses the CSR-8510 chip. I've found some documentation that suggests that this chip has multiple TX power levels. Is there a way (perhaps with ...
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Create Bluetooth PAN between iPhone and Windows (Reverse Tethering)

It's really easy to create a Bluetooth personal area network between iPhone and MAC OS X. On Windows, it's quite difficult. We can pair iPhone but the link icon never appears in iOS status bar. The ...
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Bluetooth connection between Linux (BlueZ) and Windows XP

I will start by explaining my setup: I have a microcontroller with Linux running on it and I want to use a USB Bluetooth dongle to set up a Bluetooth connection to a Windows XP system. I have already ...
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Manage connects for multiple media devices (laptops, phones) to the same bluetooth stereo

If you have a bluetooth stereo, you might have several laptops and smartphones that you want to use to play music through it. Would there be an easy way (eg a smartphone app) to switch which device ...
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Windows 7 and bluetooth cell phone: missing bluetooth drivers

I'm not sure that I'm in the right stack section but this one looks for me the most closest. I recently updated the software for my Android cell phone (LG Optimus L5 II, e455). After that my PC ...
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Error: “Cannot start Object Push Profile (OBEX OPP) service” when tried to transfer file from Android phone via bluetooth,Why?

In Windows 8.1 when I try to send file from Andoid device to PC via bluetooth it shows - Error: "Cannot start Object Push Profile (OBEX OPP) service" As far as I gusess,in Windows bluetooth stack ...
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Bluetooth headset turns off when Skype call ends

for about the last six months I canNot use Skype because when I End a Skype call my Plantronics Callisto headset gets turned off. I'm paralyzed so I can't turn it on manually. I have a Sony VAIO ...
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Permanently reject Bluetooth pairing request

There's some keyboard device that attempts to pair with my iMac about every 30 seconds. The reject button only removes it temporarily. Same with the disconnect. Discoverable is already off for the ...
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Linux Connection Laptop with blueTooth

in bluetooth. that could not connect to other device such as mobile or tablet. lspci result: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) ...
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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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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

So I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I also want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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Is it possible to transfer files from my Galaxy S3 to my ARM Chromebook?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone and a Samsung ARM Chromebook. I have pictures on my phone that I would like to be able to transfer to my Chromebook without use of the cloud. Is there a tool or app I ...
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Why are com ports listed at device manager not visible to programs?

I'm having an odd problem on a Windows 7 (64 Bit) system: After installing the device drivers of a bluetooth usb dongle, various new COM ports show up at device manager. But for some reasons, neither ...
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Bluetooth Headphones sound terrible on Mac OS X?

I got a pair of Plantronics bluetooth headphones. Work great with my iPhone. Sounds terrible with my Mac, cuts out, sounds choppy, sounds mono to me. A co-worker tells me he has the same problem. ...
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Why can't I use my Bluetooth Headset with my laptop?

I just received a new Plantronics M50 bluetooth headset. It works great with my phone, but I can't get it working with my laptop. What are the things I should be checking? Here's what I've done so ...
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Bluetooth mouse stops responding on short idles on Windows 7 and Macbook Pro

I have a Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000 and I've paired it with my Macbook Pro (Late 2007) running Windows 7 x64. The trouble is, whenever the mouse is idle for more than a few seconds, whenever I move ...
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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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How to connect multiple bluetooth A2DP/HFP-compatible phones to one bluetooth headset?

I need to be able to use anytime - and anywhere! - three mobile phones with a single bluetooth headset. Mobiles and headset supports A2DP and HFP bluetooth v2.0 profiles. I do not need to ...
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Clear bluetooth devices list in Windows 8

I had bluetooth enabled while I was at my university. Little did I know, my Windows 8 laptop was keeping a record of all bluetooth devices it could find. Now, I have a monstrous list of bluetooth ...
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Using laptop keyboard as wireless bluetooth keyboard

Example 1 : More like synergy software. But synergy works using internet. I was thinking of bluetooth route. Example 2 : This has been implemented in android Android App But in android, there is ...
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Windows asks me for a bluetooth pairing code for my headset

I have a Motorola / Sol Republic Tracks Air bluetooth headset. It works fine with both of my phones, and now I'm trying to use it to listen to the audio on my Windows 7 laptop. I have a cheap, ...
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Program to remove virtual COM ports

I have a program written in python that does a lot of bluetooth connections with multiple devices. I've had an issue that after a number of device connections, I can no longer connect to a bluetooth ...
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Dell Inspiron Bluetooth not working

So i just recently setup my Dell Inspiron E1505 and it has done great. It runs alot faster than my old computer and now has windows XP service pack 3... recently I noticed that there was another ...