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

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How do I auto use Bluetooth head phones in OS X when connected?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones that I have successfully paired with OS X. When I connect them I can select "Use Headphones" to switch the routing of audio from the headphone jack to the BT ...
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Mount bluetooth FTP as filesystem in windows 7

Is it possible to mount a bluetooth "filesystem" (a bluetooth device that offers the Bluetooth FT profile) as a network share on a Windows 7 system? I want to be able to open a file from my phone ...
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Auto-connect an iPhone to a MacBook via Bluetooth?

My iPhone is connected to a MacBook via Bluetooth. But after waking up the MacBook from standby, they do not reconnect automatically. Instead, just an error message is shown indicating that the ...
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How to toggle wifi / bluetooth in Macbook Air with Windows 7 installed

I'm writing this on a MacBook Air 13" (the ones just released), but I have a problem. BootCamp provides no easy way of turning off the bluetooth or wifi radios, and nor are there any hotkey ...
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bluetooth mouse dies

I have a Dell Bluetooth mouse/keyboard combo. They DO work independently of each other. It's all made by Logitech, including the supplied Bluetooth adapter. It has worked fine for 2 years now. ...
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Command line utility to dial a phone (bluetooth mobile) on Windows

Is there a command line utility that would allow me to dial a number on mobile (send a ATD +xxxxx;) phone - preferably connected using bluetooth? I can do this very easily on Linux, but cannot find a ...
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Looking for a script to forward keypresses from Windows to Linux

I have a Linux workstation, running Windows in VMWare, which has a full access to USB bluetooth dongle. Just discovered that my phone has Bluetooth HID support, so Windows does receives some common ...
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Bluetooth Headset Toshiba Stack - Disable popup?

I have a USB Bluetooth radio and have used it over XP to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently using the Toshiba Stack on Windows 7 Enterprise and it works fine. I want to disable ...
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How can I connect a Google G1 to Windows Vista via Bluetooth?

My question is mainly about getting the phone connected to Vista computer. Once it's connected I want to share the internet connection with PdaNet. Does anyone know how to tether with Vista using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bluetooth only works after reboot from Windows

I got this Acer E112-M notebook which comes with bluetooth, the problem is that I can only use it when I have already used it on Windows (it has dual boot), but if I shut it down and turn it on I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Connect a Bluetooth headset to RJ9

My goal is to connect a Bluetooth Gaming headset to a RJ9 jack on a VOIP desk phone. Also, If I could connect it to the computer at the same time so that I only need one headset, that would be a great ...
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Silence the Chrome click sound when clicking link / loading new page; “Start Navigation” already on “(None)”

So I already have the Windows "Start Navigation" sound set to "(None)" and I do not hear anything when clicking from web page to web page in IE. But I primarily use Chrome, and when I click a link in ...
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How to reliably pair a bluetooth device?

I am trying to connect a Wii Board to a Linux (RPi and Ubuntu) so that it is available to the system whenever I switch it on with the button. The current information about this is quite scattered and ...
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Bridging Bluetooth devices with OS X 10.9 MacBook Pro

I have an iPhone 4 (Bluetooth version 2.1), a MacBook Pro running Mavericks (Bluetooth version 4.0) and a small drone that can only communicate via Bluetooth 4.0. The software to control the drone is ...
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How do I setup bluetooth communication on windows 7 for my wireless Philips SHB4000 headphones?

I am having trouble initiating bluetooth communication with my wireless Philips SHB4000 headphones. The picture provided above displays a quick overview of how far I have attempted to solve this ...
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Share internet connection from windows to android via bluetooth

I have an internet connection via ppoe, which works on my pc. My pc is connected to the router via wifi, and I don't think I have a second wifi card (and I don't have an ethernet cable - so I can't ...
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HP CQ42 laptop send to bluetooth not working

I have a HP CQ42 laptop. I recently re-installed new Windows 7 OS in my PC. Since then it is not detecting any Bluetooth devices and also "right click > Send to Bluetooth" option is also gone. I tried ...
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HID Gamepad Gone after paired

I'm having an issue using a DualShock 4 with Windows 7. When the device is paired using bluetooth, it works fine and then the device appears under the devices in the "Devices and Printers" window. But ...
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Disconnect Bluetooth Device without Removing or unpairing it Windows 8.1

I want to disconnect my bluetooth game controller without unpairing it. I am using Windows 8.1. When I go to the Bluetooth Devices page, the only option I see is "Remove Device", making it so I'd need ...
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Bluetooth headset in windows needs pairing again after android connection

I have a Philips bluetooth headset. It works well, with both my android phone as well as my windows 8.1 laptop and phone. But one strange thing occurs: on android, I only have to pair once, and can ...
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Bluetooth mouse polling rate

How to change the bluetooth mouse polling rate? Simple usb mouse can change polling rate in parameter of usbhid module, but my mouse (Logitech M557) not used usbhid module (mouse works, but module not ...
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Random bluetooth phones connecting and disconnecting

I'm currently running Windows 8.1 on a Dell desktop and have recently opened up Control Panel only to find that random phones (ones that I don't own) appear under the device list. I do use the ...
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Disable 'BrowserSearch' key in windows 8

I'm working with Windows 8 that is connected to a remote Bluetooth media buttons (Next\Prev\VolUp\Vol\Down\PlayPause). When clicking on the center button, the name of the pressed key is : ...
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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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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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Can I send/receive 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Simultaneous Multipoint Bluetooth Receiver/Transmitter

I'm looking for a device/hack/anything that would be reasonably capable of the following: receive Bluetooth audio input stream and output it via RCA/3.5mm/whatever receive analog mic input (again, ...
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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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windows 8.1 and microsoft sculpt mouse

Since I bought a Dell 5537 windows 8 (upgraded to 8.1) laptop my microsoft sculpt mouse which used to work fine with windows 7, disconnects all the time. I have to shut it off and on to connect it ...