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

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Why can't I stay connected to my Linux bluetooth serial port?

I have a USB bluetooth dongle on a Linux 3.12.5 ARM system. I have been able to make it pairable via: bluetooth-agent 0000 & And then pairing via from my phone. Then, I create a serial port on ...
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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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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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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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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 6 months, I haven't been able to 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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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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Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
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Item is not accepted while trying to send contacts by bluetooth

I am trying to send contacts from SonyEriccson mobile to Windows 8 by Bluetooth. Mobile phone starts transferring, for a moment filename (can't catch it) appears, and then the message says "Item is ...
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Short Circuiting USB Device gives spark

I have a bluetooth adaptor that is not working very well. This is because its range is about 30cm, as the antenna is broken (I have checked with my phone and the bluetooth speaker). As I have had it ...
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Why does play/pause on my Bluetooth headset not work with Spotify on Windows 8.1?

In Windows 8 (8.1 specifically) the play/pause button on my Sennheiser Bluetooth A2DP headphones does not play or pause Spotify. The track skip buttons work, but not the play/pause button. Windows 8 ...
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Fax from Mac OS X 10.6 via bluetooth phone?

I have my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.6.8 set up to connect via Bluetooth to my Samsung Galaxy SII phone for file sharing and it works fine. Now, I am wondering if there is a way to use my phone as ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth no work

After Windows 8.1 upgreade, Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth AR3012 quit working. The icon no longer appears in the tray by clock to turn on/off. I went to: This PC -> Properties -> Device Manager and this ...
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What can I do with a Bluetooth connection between Windows Phone and Surface Pro?

I have both an HTC Windows Phone 8x and a Surface Pro, each of course with Windows 8. Both of them I log in using my same Microsoft Live account. I can manage to get my phone connected to the surface ...
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How do you connect or disconnect bluetooth devices on Windows 8.1?

I have a handful of bluetooth speakers paired to my computer, but after having updated to Windows 8.1, I can't seem to open their dedicated window from the Devices and Printers section of the control ...
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A trouble with a wireless mouse

I've connected a USB/Bluetooth wireless mouse. When I don't touch it during an extended period of time and then move, the cursor does not move (and I do not see the red light in the mouse). It starts ...
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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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Troubles connecting Bluetooth headset

I've installed drivers and paired a headset, and everything works fine at this moment, I can make a call via Skype, etc. However when headset is turned off and than on again, everything stops working. ...
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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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Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter and Motorola HX550 Headset Popping Noise

I have the Medialink Bluetooth 4.0 adapter and a Motorala HX550 headset. I'm on Windows 8 x64. When using my bluetooth adapter paired with a headset, I get a random clicking/popping sound every so ...
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Bluetooth 4.0 and transfer speeds of USB dongles

I have a general question about hardware here, specifically Bluetooth 4.0. I've been looking to upgrade my little Bluetooth USB dongle from an earlier version (I think it's ~2.1) to something newer, ...
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Bluetooth through internet

Maybe it's silly but I'll ask anyway. I have two android phones and a game which lets you play together with bluetooth. Is there a software that can link 2 PC and bridge the two bluetooth ...
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How to Share Builtin Mac Bluetooth with Windows 7 VM through Parallels 8

There seems to be a lot of noise on how to do this. This tutorial should be all that there is: http://kb.parallels.com/en/114686 But when I go into device manager on Windows, the driver cannot be ...
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Problems maintaining connection to bluetooth headset in Windows 8

Until a few days ago I was using a bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager PLT510) regularly and without issue in Windows 7, primarily for making calls in Google Talk. I then upgraded to Windows 8 and ...
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How can I get the iMac to recognize a wired mouse after disconnecting the bluetooth mouse?

So my bluetooth mouse is working fine but my kids forget to turn it off and I'm using too many batteries. I've decided to switch to a wired mouse but can't get the Mac to recognize it. It acts as if ...
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Windows 8 bluetooth audio choppy when there is network activity

I brought a generic bluetooth dongle for my pc and a Rapoo H6060 Bluetooth headset. After pairing I connected the headset to PC and that's fine. The issue is when I'm listen to music on the ...
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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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Bluetooth Radio Device Is Not Available

I have hp pavilion g6-1302tx laptop. I have a message in the "My Bluetooth" section of explorer stating "Bluetooth radio device is not available". In device manager,there is no bluetooth device. what ...
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Can anything be done about a bluetooth mouse moving sluggisly?

I have a bluetooth Logitech V470 mouse. It is a great mouse in every respect, but one - in comparison to my wired mouse (which is a really cheap regular vulgaris mouse (not even sure it is the model ...
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How to set Bluetooth headset microphone as recording device?

I've got these Bluetooth headphones I have connected with my computer. The deal is, I can either choose them to work as high quality audio output OR a VoIP device in "Bluetooth devices" window. If I ...
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Cannot send or receive files over Bluetooth

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop and running Windows Vista. Previously I could send and receive files between my phone and my laptop but now it won't work. Every time I select a file, right-click and ...
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Dell Latitude 6530 cannot see bluetooth devices

I was able to pair my Mogo Mouse to the laptop the first time I used it, but in the past 3 weeks, I have only been able to use the mouse one more time. Most of the time, when I go to Bluetooth ...
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Unlink BlueSoleil and Skype

For some reason BlueSoleil and Skype are somehow linked. If I open Skype it also opens automatically BlueSoleil and even if I close it manually, it opens it again. I disabled 1Support VoIP but it ...
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connect nokia BH 505 with windows 7

I have tried on internet even blusolei as well but I am not able to connect my nokia bluetooth audio to windows 7 on my lenevo laptop G570.I have broadcom bluetooth drivers on my lenevo. can anyone ...
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Devices/Printers list not loading on Windows 7 with Bluetooth enabled

I'm having a weird recurring issue on my Win7 machine. It has Bluetooth, is sometimes connected to some Bluetooth devices, and it has a printer attached and a few network printers configured. After a ...
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My Bluetooth headset gives discontinuous audio while listening to music

While using my Bluetooth headset to listen to songs in my laptop(Win 7), the songs are discontinuous as if it were pausing and unpausing every second.
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BT Headset Great on XP, battery dies fast on W7

I have a Jabra VBT185Z BT mobile phone headset. I use it on Windows XP with a VoIP softphone. It works very well. Surprisingly the audio quality is great (unlike when used with my phone). I decided to ...
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Create bluetooth device

Can I use my bluetooth enabled laptop to create bluetooth keyboards or other devices? ps: I would like to use my laptop keyboard on my PS3
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Bluetooth headset has choppy audio playback and lags

I recently got a bluetooth headset, a BTH002, for testing purposes. It uses Bluetooth v 2.1. I bought a bluetooth adapter to use with it, a Trust BT-2400p. it has Bluetooth version 3.0. The adapter ...
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Why is tethering my Win7 laptop and Bluetooth phone inconsistent?

When I want to tether my Bluetooth phone (Motorola Droid X) to my Windows 7 laptop and use it as a modem, I go to "Devices and Printers," then right-click on the "Droid X" icon. (Of course, both ...
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Is it possible to control the LED on Apple Wireless Keyboard on Linux?

I use an Apple Wireless Keyboard on Linux 3.0 and have remapped the CapsLock Key and use it frequently now and would like to turn off the LED as it has lost its function. There is a question regarding ...
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Bluetooth and Wifi together on my Acer TravelMate 8572

It seems the TravelMate 8572 only has one radio module, which I have to switch between Bluetooth, 3G, and Wifi. Is this so, or have I set something up wrong, or is there something I must still set up? ...
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Bluetooth discovery not working on Windows 7

Even though I've checked the box for Allow Bluetooth devices to find this computer in Bluetooth settings, I still can't see my computer from other devices. I'm sure that Bluetooth is working on my ...
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bluetooth enabled sound dock not recognized by the dell laptop

I got pioneer bluetooth enabled sound dock for iphone/ipod but this is not even recognised by dell laptop. I tried with uninstaling the bluetooth driver and then installing broadcom bluetooth driver. ...
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Bluetooth and 2.4GHz wireless audio interference

I just bought a set of Turtle Beach PX5 headphones, which use the 2.404-2.476GHz spectrum for multichannel audio output, and Bluetooth for audio input. The sound is great until I start using the ...
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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. ...