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

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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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Enabling Bluetooth on Windows 7 (HP Pavilion)

I have an HP Pavillion g6 with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. On Windows 7, it says that my laptop doesn't have Bluetooth, so I thought that my PC doesn't support Bluetooth at all. However, on Ubuntu, I have ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Pops up Windows Audio Settings Whenever Connecting a Headset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I disable the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Popup when I connect my headset? I have a USB Bluetooth radio to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently ...
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Is there any way to reverse the function and media keys on a bluetooth keyboard?

Is there any way to reverse the function and media keys on a bluetooth keyboard? I have a Genius Luxepad 9000 - it is meant for iPad but works on Windows also. I must hold down the fn key to access ...
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Household Bluetooth network [duplicate]

What is a best way to have ability to connect Bluetooth enabled PC and cellphone all over the house? Connection possible only in same room with PC, i want to extend now. Does passive repeater (two ...
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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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Internal and Bluetooth speaker 'virtual' wiring

I'm trying to run internal speakers and bluetooth speakers at the same time. I have a Samsung ATIV 5 with Win 8.1, and a Bose Soundlink Mini. My Samsung has built in Bluetooth capacity, and JBL sound ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth Monitoring Range

Im trying to monitor bluetooth and wifi probe requests. Im very new in this topic and not sure about a few things: Bluetooth: Is it correct that the bluetooth class of my monitor device doesnst ...
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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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can't get bluetooth headset + Mouse + keyboard to work together

I have an alienware Dell PC and a normal Bluetooth USB adaptor with a data transfer rate of up to 3mbps. Connected to this Bluetooth adaptor I have a pair of Bluetooth Bose headphones. When connected ...
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Is it possible to enable WiFi or Bluetooth before user logs into Linux?

Does anyone in the community know of a way to enable either Wifi or Bluetooth in Linux—or both; why not?—before a user logs in? I am trying to implement a mechanism that uses a second device to send ...
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Cannot activate Bluetooth on Toshiba Netbook, missing or corrupt tosbtAPI.dll?

I cannot activate my bluetooth connection in my netbook. An error comes up like missing or corrupt 'tosbtapi.dll'. How to handles this problem? Many site offering the tosbtapi.dll, but I dont trust ...
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Lenovo G500 bluetooth not working (was woking fine earlier)

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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Can I pair multiple hosts to a single Bluetooth headphones device?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones which I'd like to use with my phone and computer. They are currently paired with the computer and are working fine. Is it possible to pair them additionally with ...
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How to increase bluetooth dongle range

I just bought a blue-tooth dongle about 2 days ago but for some reason I can't get it to work when my cell phone is 10 feet away . It only works when I am within 1 metre range. According to what it ...
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Problematic bluetooth installation

When I try to install Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth (sp60480) I recive error message that: The device may not be present or have been ejected/unplugged from system. Insert or reinsert now. There seems ...
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Send/recieve data from two bluetooth devices at the same time

On my Windows laptop, I have two paired devices - my mouse and my speakers. When my mouse is idle, the music will play on speakers with no problems, but as soon as I start moving my mouse, the music ...
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Philips Bluetooth headset not being detected on Windows 8.1

I am trying to connect my Bluetooth Philips Headset to my Windows 8.1 laptop. It is not being detected and I have tried everything. One thing I am confused about is it shows on device manager that it ...
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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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Bluetooth Taskbar Icon dissappeared and can't get it back?

When a PC with Bluetooth inside or has a Bluetooth dongle/usb inserted there is a blue Bluetooth icon that appears in the taskbar on Windows. It was there a few minutes ago and now I can't find it. I ...
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How to debug Dualshock 4 Pairing

I'm not sure when this happened but all of a sudden I'm unable to pair my PS4 controller with my mac. I'm running 10.10, but I don't think it's a 10.10 problem since I was able to pair it instantly ...
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How do I use a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone as a 'Bluetooth Adapter' when it's connected to my PC via USB?

OK, so I bought an All-In-One PC from a wanker who told me it had Bluetooth. It doesn't have Bluetooth. I remember on my old PC I had a USB/Bluetooth Adapter that I could plug in to my PC's USB port ...
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Confused about bluetooth and WiFi drivers for my Dell notebook

I'm quite confused what I need to install on my Notebook - It's a Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720 but I think that doesn't matter much - the exact model number. It's just a general question, what drivers I ...
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Finding Bluetooth link key in Windows 7, to double pair a device on dualboot computer

How can I dig up the Bluetooth link key for a paired device in Windows 7? Is this something that is dependent on the Bluetooth stack I'm using (Toshiba), or is there a generic place to store these in ...
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Can I use wired and wireless headphones in the same time?

I have a bluetooth headphones which work with my windows 8 machine. I want both: wired and wireless headphones to work in the same time. But if wireless headphones device is connected to a machine, ...
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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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Is it possible to get a Toshiba Satellite laptop to communicate via Bluetooth to a Samsung Galaxy S3?

I have a Toshiba Satellite computer running Windows 7 and a Samsung Galaxy 3 phone. They both show their bluetooth is on but the laptop wont find the phone. I do not know how to get a free download ...
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How do I make host OS's (OSX 10.10) bluetooth available to guest OS (Ubuntu 14) on virtualbox?

I know one way is to use a dongle. I do have a bluetooth 4 dongle. I used it with my older mac and it worked just fine. I could connect it, make it available for my vitualbox. But now I have a new ...
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Unpairing an already-paired Apple wireless keyboard

I have a Bluetooth Apple Wireless Keyboard that is paired to a machine I cannot currently access to unpair the keyboard. I would like to unpair it from this computer to use it with another machine. I ...
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Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth?

Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth? Or do you have to buy a 3rd party add-on? From Google, it seems like you needed a 3rd party app to do that.
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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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Bluetooth keyboard emulator on Windows, connected to iPhone

The iPhone is sitting on my desk, on my right, in a dock. It has a Bluetooth keyboard attached, so I waste less time lifting it, typing and then putting it back in. Is there a software on Windows ...
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Connect audio device with bluetooth dongle

a couple months ago i bought a Bluetooth 3.0+EDR headset (Philips SHB7000). Now i can connect with my phone without problems. But my laptop hasn't Bluetooth build-in, so i bought a Bluetooth 4.0 ...
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How to kick Jawbone ICON off iPhone to use with Mac

I've got a Jawbone ICON, which is paired to my PS3, my Macbook Air, and my iPhone 4. Most of the time I'm using it with my Macbook with A2DP. The problem is that when I turn it on, my iPhone ...
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Automatic Bluetooth pairing with multiple adapter MAC address

On Ubuntu 12.04, we're trying to do some auto-pairing of hundred of bluetooth devices. The easy way we found is to add an entry for each device to /var/lib/bluetooth/11:22:33:44:55:66/pincodes like ...
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Bluetooth mouse with different devices?

I had a bluetooth mouse that I connected with my PC. But when I wanted to connect it with another device it disconnected it with my PC and later on I had to connect it again with my PC if I wanted to ...
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How to auto-pair a bluetooth speaker with a mac?

I bought a bluetooth speaker (Creative Inspire S2). It connects to my Macbook Pro, but I have to manually pair them every time (say if the machine wakes up from stand-by/sleep mode). Is there a way ...
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Can I use my laptop's Bluetooth to hit 'redial' on mobile phone?

I am working on building an automated test environment for my job. right now, I have to go down to the server lab, and hit Redial, and redial, and redial, and redial. I am wondering: Right now, on ...
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Bluetooth pairing on the command line in Ubuntu 11.10

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and try to connect to a Bluetooth device from the command line but I always need to enter the PIN in a graphical dialog box. The commands I use: root@ubuntu:~# hcitool scan ...
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Pairing a Bluetooth headset with Windows PC

I was wondering if it's possible to pair my Bluetooth headset (i.Tech Arrow 2) with my Windows 7, so that I can use it in Skype, for instance? Windows recognizes it, but it fails to find drivers for ...
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Limit to the number of devices that can be paired with a Bluetooth device?

I'm considering using Bluetooth as a wireless solution for a power saving system. Today I was told that there may be a 8 device limit for Bluetooth. I cannot find any information about this for ...
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Is it possible to sequentially use one bluetooth keyboard with two Windows PCs?

I do have one bluetooth keyboard that I would like to sequentially use with two laptops. I can pair it to both laptops with the same key, but it still only works with the laptop I last paired it to. ...
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Can't pair Android with Windows 7 via Bluetooth

I can't pair my Android phone with my Windows 7 x64. If I try to start the pairing in Android, after some time it says "Coudn't pair with PC because of an incorrect PIN or passkey", but I didn't even ...
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Is it possible to pair Microsoft wireless keyboard/mouse with Bluetooth?

I have purchased Wireless Desktop 2000 from Microsoft, a 2.4G wireless mouse and keyboard with a USB transceiver. After a while I lost the USB transceiver, so I'm trying to connect them with laptop's ...
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Can't get iTunes to pair with/play through my Harman/Kardan Bluetooth Speaker

I have a Toshiba Notebook running Vista that has bluetooth enabled. I've been able to connect it to my Harman/Kardan bluetooth speaker, but I can't get itunes to play through it. Is it possible and ...
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Bluetooth Speakers Turn Off Suddenly Windows 8.1

When my computer which is using Windows 8.1 goes to sleep mode, my bluetooth speakers turn off. Is there a setting to keep the speakers from turning off when the computer goes to sleep mode? Thanks.
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How to make visible Bluetooth connection on a laptop with Windows 8.1?

I have a Toshiba laptop, with Windows 8.1 installed on it and I want to transfer a file from my smart phone (Samsung Galaxy Gio) to the aforementioned laptop. The problem is that, although I opened ...
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Use smartphone's bluetooth from ubuntu

I have an acer aspire one netbook (with ubuntu), without a bluetooth adapter. Is there a way to use my Smartphone's bluetooth from ubuntu connected with a USB cable?
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Can I directly specify the file name for fsquirt.exe and have it sent instantly?

Because modern mobile phones do not seem to work with my bluetooth software as Nokia did, I'm using microsoft's fsquirt.exe utility. I had tried to upgrade my notebook's bluetooth software but most ...
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sennheiser MM550 bluetooth wireless headset will not connect to windows 8.1

I have sennheiser MM550 headset that is not recognized by windows 8.1 but works fine with windows 7. Why hasn't Microsoft come up with a driver or a fix to install these nice high price wireless ...