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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OS X Yosemite coreaudiod, identityservicesd and com.apple.geod not responding

Has anyone on here found a comprehensive solution to the problem where coreaudiod is constantly not responding? I also have identityservicesd and com.apple.geod not responding, all the time: every ...
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Magic Mouse doesn't reconnect after sleep - Yosemite

i had an interessting issue with my MacBook Pro and the Magic Mouse after upgrading to 10.10.3. Every time I went to a meeting and disconnected everything from my MBP (USB Keyboard, ext. Display, ...
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Bluetooth headset won't play audio

I have a Trust GXT 320 Bluetooth headset. I wanted it to use with Skype so I didn't have to keep swapping my not very good wired headset with my headphones whenever someone wants a Skype call. I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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 : ...