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

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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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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?
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How to force Skype for Business to use a loudspeaker?

I have three audio devices connected to my PB: a USB loudspeaker A, a USB headset B and a bluetooth loudspeaker C - which is the same as A, just connected by BT instead of USB. All three work fine as ...
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Bluetooth headphones backward compatibility

Couple of days back I have bought Skullcandy uproar bluetooth headset. It works well with mobile phone, but when paired with my Windows 10 laptop, it is detected as handsfree. I could see both ...
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HP Envy 15-j101ex - Windows 10 Pro x64 - HyperV - startup Freeze

I have an HP Envy 15-j101ex laptop. It is running Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. It has the latest BIOS from HP: Insyde F.65 I need to turn ON Hyper-V (hyper-V Hypervisor) to create some virtual machines. ...
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PC based wireless audio receiver (…bluetooth?)

The idea: Having one stationary PC+speakers able to receive and play audio from any mobile devices that come and go (android / laptops). One at a time, just have the PC work as remote speakers. My ...
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Sonny Erickson c510 Backup

In what folder does the computer save the file with the backed-up contacts from the phone? I have a sonny erickson c510 and windows 7
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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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Bluetooth devices disappear after connecting on Windows 7

I've been trying couple of Bluetooth USB sticks on Windows 7 64bit. Old noname BT 2.0 with CSR chipset, "Generic BT Radio" driver: works only in one specific PC USB Port some devices pair after a ...
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Mismatch between Bluetooth chip OUI and manufacturer name

I am listing all USB devices on my machine using lsusb. As you can see, my laptop is using Broadcom BCM20702 BT chip. Now, I get information on the BT interface as following: The BD address ...
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Bluetooth mouse has to pair everytime for different device

Background: I am using Windows 10, I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse, I am using this mouse for my personal laptop(PC-A) and business laptop(PC-B). Situation: When I pair it with PC-A at ...
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Why is Pulseaudio sometimes failing to redirect sound to a different output?

I am using Ubuntu with PulseAudio. I have a bluetooth external speaker which pairs and shows up in this dialog: Sometimes choosing "Headser X7" redirects the sound successfully, sometimes not. ...
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Expose a wired keyboard connected to a laptop to an iOS device as a Bluetooth keyboard

I have a keyboard connected to my Windows laptop and I'd like to use it as a Bluetooth keyboard discoverable by my iOS device. In essence, I want my iOS device to be able to connect to the laptop via ...
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Recover USB Bluetooth dongle PIN (Acer BT-600)

I found and old Acer BT-600 USB BlueTooth Dongle and wanted to use it to pair my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop with my Nexus 5. On pairing I my Nexus asks about the BlueTooth Dongle PIN, but I have no idea ...
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use keyboard wireless receiver to pair with Xbox 360 controller

I've got an old "Logitech Cordless Desktop S520 Keyboard and Mouse". It comes with a wireless receiver. Is it possible to use that Logitech receiver to pair up with a wireless xbox 360 controller? ...
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Why one the sound mode of my bluetooth device is not available?

I tried some bluetooth audio. It seems that there is an option in sounds menu whether it should be a headset or headphone. Setting it as headset gives clear sound. Setting it as headphone gives ...
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Bluetooth headphones: great call quality on android, poor quality on PC

I saw similar questions here and here, but I'm not really satisfied with that ones. So here it goes: I've got Sony's SBH52 Bluetooth headset, and it works with great quality on calls connected to my ...
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Can I use several bluetooth headsets?

I want to watch movies with my friends. It seems that I can select one device as default audio. What about if I want to watch with my friends?
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Play phone's audio through GNU/Linux server over bluetooth

I'd like to let my phone play its music via my home-server's speakers. This home-server is a headless OrangePi box running Debian (and with a bluetooth dongle in one of its USB ports). I followed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MacbookPro Bluetooth not working

I just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04 on My MacbookPro. Everything is working fine except for the Bluetooth. I'm trying to pair my MagicMouse and my phone but I cannot find any device. When I type ...
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How to add Android phone as a COM port in Windows 10 (via Bluetooth)?

My phone is Meizu M2, which I'd like to connect with my Windows 10 PC (via Bluetooth). I'm using an external bluetooth adapter for the PC. There's an android app called "Arduino Bluetooth RC Car" ...
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Bluetooth headset randomly stops audio, continues after turning it off

I have a Bluetooth headset. When I connect it to my laptop (Thinkpad T520, Win 10), it plays music normally, but after a random time (5-20 minutes) it stops playing audio. The laptop still shows that ...
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Mpow Streambot 2-in-1 sending audio to Windows 10/64

I have the Mpow Streambot bluetooth transceiver and it works very well when connecting to simple devices like my bluetooth headphones, where it takes audio signal from a standard 3.5mm connection and ...
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Totally automatic Bluetooth connection to Windows 7 Laptop

I have seen similar questions but nothing exactly describing my problem. I have a dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 7. Recently, I bought a set of IWANTIT ISBT10013 wireless Bluetooth speakers. ...
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Bluetooth keyboard disconnecting, requires re-pairing to connect again

So I got a Bluetooth keyboard a few weeks ago and it's not too bad for the price I got it at, but it's got one major flaw. After leaving it for ~30 minutes my laptop forgets about it. It doesn't ...
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Bluetooth headphones echo voice and have no playback with some applications

I have a pair of Sony mdrxb950bt/b headphones. After pairing them to my Windows 10 laptop, I noticed that it would play back sounds that came through my microphone. According to sony forums, you can ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth cannot find my Sony MDR-XB950BT/B Headphones

The cable that I used to connect my headphones to my laptop broke. I found it unreasonable to pay $55 for a new one, so I decided that trying to figure out how to pair them with my laptop would be ...
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How to pair Motorola Barcode Scanner with bluetooth to my mobile device?

I bought a LI4278, but I can't figure out how to pair with my Android mobile device. The barcode scanner didn't come with a manual.
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Bluetooth multiple photos from phone to laptop issues

When I set my phone up to transfer multiple photos it only seems to transfer one at a time even though I have selected several. I get a pop up to say that my computer has recieved a request to ...
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Does my PC requires additional hardware to connect to Bluetooth headphones? [closed]

I am buying Bluetooth headphones for my Android phone and I'm wondering if my PC can connect to it too. Does my PC require any additional hardware?
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Request authentication on gatt server with BlueZ 5.37

I am running on a rpi a gatt server(example-gatt-server modified) using BlueZ BLE stack and all runs just fine but i was wandering if anyone managed to set up a PIN authentication for the server. ...
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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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bluetooth headphones - the uncheck the Handsfree Telephony solution didn't work

I just bought the sony mdr-xb950bt and it works amazingly with my iPhone, but when I connect it to my laptop the sound is like an old radio! I searched for solutions but nothing fixed it! The ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Raspbian: OBEX FTP to phone over bluetooth

I am trying to send a file over Bluetooth through OBEX. I have installed the obexftp package. I am able to pair the phone using pair in bluetoothctl. When I try to transfer a file with this : sudo ...
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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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Deliver PDF Program (booklet) Via Bluetooth or Airdrop or something

I am trying to think of a way to use a internet connected Raspberry Pi with Bluetooth to serve PDF programs (booklets not apps) to people entering a venue. I would like this to save paper and ink and ...
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pulseaudio/bluetooth - systemwide mode issues

The target is to use a RaspberryPi B+ with a bluetooth dongle as a bluetooth a2dp audio sink. Since this system is old and has only one purpose of being the sound sink, I run pulseaudio in system ...
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Cant find driver for F&D Bluetooth speakers for Win 7

I have purchased a Bluetooth 2.1 speaker system A150 X made by Fendaaudio (F&D) (http://fendaaudio.com/). But I was not able connect to the device using Bluetooth from my Toshiba lap top because ...
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Using a bluetooth audio device in another computer

Because my PC doesn't have bluetooth. I want to use my laptop as some sort of a station for my audio device. So that if say I have compuer A and I want to hear from some device A the audio that should ...
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Bluetooth on win 10 [duplicate]

i have no bluetooth button, anywhere, had it one time accidentally double clicked it. it disappeared again. yes ive checked every thing. devices, manager, options, control panel, even dug into system ...
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How to enable bluetooth adapter in Windows 7?

I wanted to disable and enable the bluetooth adapter. So in the system tray I clicked on the Bluetooth icon and in the menu choose for "Turn Adapter Off". I am not sure what happened next but the ...
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Windows 10: Bluetooth headset's media play button doesn't work

I have a JBL E40BT Bluetooth headset. It comes with media controls on the left ear cup, a play/pause button, and a volume up and down (previous and next track is handled by three and two fast presses ...
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Share LAN Internet FROM Windows 10 INTO Lollipop by USB or Bluetooth connection

I have a Desktop Windows 10 PC with LAN and WAN connections (WAN: Wide Area Network, Internet). but no WiFi in it, but it has an USB Bluetooth 2.1 adapter plugged in. I have also an Android Galaxy S4 ...
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Windows- can not connect to paired bluetooth devices

I have a strange problem with Bluetooth adapter on Windows 10. When I pair a device it works perfectly, however when I reboot I am unable to reconnect again. I get no other error messages but "Can't ...
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Setting up a Bluetooth PAN

I am trying to create a Bluetooth PAN between two devices where I can access REST based web services over the Bluetooth connection. I have had some success with various proof of concepts (both ...
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How to receive incoming calls on landline and mobile phone at the same time [closed]

Current situation a fixed landline for phone just one number: 123-456789 handled by one DECT base station with three phones one mobile (Windows) smartphone with its own mobile number, having wifi, ...
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How do you turn off bluetooth search? Windows 10

We have a windows 10 gaming computer, the bluetooth keeps searching for something that is not there we don't even know what it is searching for; therefore it continues to run in the background. Is ...
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VLC player to rewind within the track

How to teach the VLC player to rewind within the track via bluetooth headset? A long press changes the playback speed. Windows 7 version player 2.2.1
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset connected but not working

Since I have upgraded my ubuntu gnome 15.04 to 15.10 (clean install) I have an issue with my bluetooth headset. The device is paired and connected but it is neither listed as output device in sound ...
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Bluetooth speaker playback in Ubuntu but not Windows 8.1

The problem happens after I have installed Ubuntu, so although it may seems not directly related I think it will be best to post on this thread as well. I installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on an USB, which ...