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

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Bluetooth Audio Remote Control minimizes fullscreen windows

The main issue with this is basically it pops up when a song changes and tabs you out of fullscreen programs. How do you disable this feature? I've looked all over Google and every instance of this ...
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How do I restrict Bluetooth before logging in or when locked?

I'd like my computer's Bluetooth to be disabled before logging in. My Android phone keeps itself unlocked if connected to my computer's Bluetooth, so if someone turns on my computer, they could unlock ...
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Cannot see bluetooth control option

When i connect a Bluetooth headset to my PC, pairing is successfully done, but when i right-click on it, I'm not able to see the "control" option in the menu. Every other option is there. i.e. "create ...
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SMS/MMS Bluetooth and Windows

I got a new phone and for the fun of it, I paired it with my laptop (Windows 10 -but anything windows 8 will work too). When I did, I found that the Galaxy S5 supported "sms/mms message access". What ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth LE connection error

I've built a Bluetooth LE HID device which is a combined keyboard, mouse, and consumer device. All OS's can connect to it fine...except Windows 8.1, on all hardware. It connects and pairs, but then ...
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use bluetooth headset with raspberry pi (raspbian)

yesterday i spent almost the entire day trying to get something working i expected to be straight forward: getting a bluetooth headset working with linux. I know that there is bluez as the linux ...
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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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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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Bluetooth on Probook with Windows 8.1

I have a ProBook 6570b with Windows 8.1 from HP. I can't find any bluetooth settings. Is it possible that the computer doesn't have bluetooth at all? Can it be installed? Do I have to implement ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Bluetooth Microsoft Sculpt Comfort 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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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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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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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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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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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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how to transfer PC audio to bluetooth

I got Jabra Bluetooth and I paired with my Bluetooth Device which is inbuilt in the System: Dell Inspiron 7520 SE. When i view the Volume Mixer Properties, I see the following I checked my Device ...
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Multiple bluetooth chipsets?

In my quest to connect my bluetooth headphone (Phiaton MS 530) to my laptop (HP Probook 650) I wanted to update the bluetooth drivers. If I read this datasheet correctly there are multiple bluetooth ...
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Reset the Windows 8 bluetooth devices cache

I got this old Nokia bluetooth headset I'm trying to connect to my Windows 8 laptop. It worked for the first time, it even played some music but then I turned off the headset so could charge it. ...
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How to install bluetooth to Eeebox

I need BT in my Eeebox, but didn't want it as an USB-thumb. Tried to replace my half-PCI wireless with AR5B225 with integrated Bt, but it requires a real hacker to make it work. What are my best ...
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Microphone acting weird

I just paid 30 dollars for a new Afterglow mic/earpiece to use with my ps3 and it's acting weird. No matter what sensitivity it's on, it constantly detects some sound and activates, even in dead ...
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Installing bluetooth module on Dell Precision M4600

I have a Dell Precision M4600 without a Bluetooth module (Bios says unavailable). I'm thinking about buying and installing this I have two questions Does this work on Dell M4600? How can I install ...
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Video continuously pausing when home streamed to iPhone with Bluetooth headphones

I have my itunes library on home sharing to share my movie collection across my devices so I can watch either on my iPhone or apple tv. Streaming to my apple tv is perfect but streaming to my iPhone ...
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Can I convince a Toshiba Tecra Z40A to output audio via Bluetooth?

I don't know if I'm just exceptionally weak in my searches, or not looking for the right things, but I'm trying to figure out if I can connect my Toshiba Tecra Z40A to an external Bluetooth speaker. ...
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Does a micro-USB Bluetooth v4 dongle exist?

I'm looking for a micro-USB Bluetooth dongle for my tablet. Do they exist? For clarification, since my search terms keep just turning up the first image, I want one of these: But instead with a ...
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Is distro upgrade required for full Bluetooth functionality and stability?

I read an online help forum that in order to make bluetooth wireless headsets function properly, one must complete a full distro upgrade, because lower distros have incomplete software architecture ...
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Frequent Blue Screens after installing Bluetooth

Since installing the Windows 7 drivers for my onboard Bluetooth radio (a Qualcomm Atheros model for the Gateway DX4885 PC), I have been experiencing frequent Blue Screens (BSOD), approximately every ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio gets out of sync

I recently bought the Mixcder 104 bluetooth headphones. I've noticed that sometimes the audio gets out of sync by a second or so. This happens for all audio output - video, games, etc. and remains ...