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

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Windows 7 and bluetooth cell phone: missing bluetooth drivers

I'm not sure that I'm in the right stack section but this one looks for me the most closest. I recently updated the software for my Android cell phone (LG Optimus L5 II, e455). After that my PC ...
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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: How to sync any two devices

So I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I also want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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Is it possible to transfer files from my Galaxy S3 to my ARM Chromebook?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone and a Samsung ARM Chromebook. I have pictures on my phone that I would like to be able to transfer to my Chromebook without use of the cloud. Is there a tool or app I ...
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Why are com ports listed at device manager not visible to programs?

I'm having an odd problem on a Windows 7 (64 Bit) system: After installing the device drivers of a bluetooth usb dongle, various new COM ports show up at device manager. But for some reasons, neither ...
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Bluetooth Headphones sound terrible on Mac OS X?

I got a pair of Plantronics bluetooth headphones. Work great with my iPhone. Sounds terrible with my Mac, cuts out, sounds choppy, sounds mono to me. A co-worker tells me he has the same problem. ...
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Why can't I use my Bluetooth Headset with my laptop?

I just received a new Plantronics M50 bluetooth headset. It works great with my phone, but I can't get it working with my laptop. What are the things I should be checking? Here's what I've done so ...
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Bluetooth mouse stops responding on short idles on Windows 7 and Macbook Pro

I have a Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000 and I've paired it with my Macbook Pro (Late 2007) running Windows 7 x64. The trouble is, whenever the mouse is idle for more than a few seconds, whenever I move ...
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How can I pair two bluetooth dongles together?

I want to hack a device which connects via USB, and plug a bluetooth USB dongle to the end of the USB cable (using a female to female adapter), and then connect to that device from another USB ...
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How to connect multiple bluetooth A2DP/HFP-compatible phones to one bluetooth headset?

I need to be able to use anytime - and anywhere! - three mobile phones with a single bluetooth headset. Mobiles and headset supports A2DP and HFP bluetooth v2.0 profiles. I do not need to ...
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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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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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Windows asks me for a bluetooth pairing code for my headset

I have a Motorola / Sol Republic Tracks Air bluetooth headset. It works fine with both of my phones, and now I'm trying to use it to listen to the audio on my Windows 7 laptop. I have a cheap, ...
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Program to remove virtual COM ports

I have a program written in python that does a lot of bluetooth connections with multiple devices. I've had an issue that after a number of device connections, I can no longer connect to a bluetooth ...
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“System Folder” showing up under My Computer

Long story short, I hooked up my Android phone via Bluetooth to my Windows 8 pc. After I was no longer going to use the phone with the pc I undid the connection and went to Devices and Printers on my ...
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What is a Bluetooth enumerator device?

My computer has a bluetooth device which uses the default Windows 7 driver stack. When the "Generic Bluetooth Adapter" device is activated in the device manager, a device named "Microsoft Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth “Receiving” window stealing focus on Windows 8.1

I am new to Windows as a daily OS at home, having been an OSX user for the past 8 years. The current most irritating thing at the moment is the Bluetooth "Receiving" window/dialog stealing focus and ...
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How does Windows determine which network status icon to show?

I installed Bluesoleil to experiment with an old Bluetooth adapter, and then I uninstalled it. After it was uninstalled, the systray icon for network status always shows a red X. However, I'm ...
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Is bluetooth 4.0 backwards compatible with bluetooth 2.0+EDR?

I have been unable to find an answer for this. The last spec I seem to find that mentions backward compatibility is 2.1.
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Bluetooth Headset drivers on Windows 7

I have a Dell Precision with integrated bluetooth from work. I wanted to connect either one of my two bluetooth headsets (Plantronics UC Voyager Pro v2 and Sennheiser MM450X) in order to make calls ...
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How do I upgrade my iMac to have internal Bluetooth?

I have an iMac G4 with 17" display. It works flawlessly. I would like to keep it for as long as I can and hopefully pass it on to the next generation. The only thing I would like to upgrade is the ...
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Is it possible to use a computer to type a text message, and send that message through bluetooth so that I can send it with my cellphone?

I don't have a sophisticated phone, it's a recent Nokia C201, it has the classics: bluetooth, color screen... Since text messages are a pain to type with the T9 numeric dial buttons, I was wondering ...
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Why does ubuntu support a2dp but windows doesn't?

I have an Intel Proset/Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 integrated card, In ubuntu it detects my bluetooth headphones (Philips SHB4000) and I can stream audio to them, but Windows can't, I can't find the a2dp ...
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Link iPhone to iMac via Bluetooth (not for internet tethering

I'm using a script which locks/unlocks my computer based on whether or not my USB pen drive is plugged in, I want to expand it to work with my phone instead for convenience but I can't seem to get my ...
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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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How do I play audio through a Bluetooth headset in Windows 7?

I recently did an in-place upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 RTM. For the most part, things have gone brilliantly. The only issue I've been facing is regarding my Bluetooth headset, a Dell BH200. The ...
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Chrome cannot find Chromecast with Toshiba Bluetooth stack

Chrome cannot find my Chromecast on my Windows 7 (x64) machine. I've gone through the usual troubleshooting: they're both connected to the same wireless network: All the while, the Chromecast ...
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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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Why can't certain passwords be entered using ipad bluetooth keyboard?

Using an iPad 2 and a Zagg Folio bluetooth keyboard, I can't type the password to certain WiFi setups which require a guest login via a web page. The access point has no security, but you can't access ...
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Bluetooth headphones with iPhone 5S

I bought these bluetooth headphones, http://www.amazon.com/iSound-DGHP-5600-BT-2000-Bluetooth-Headset/dp/B00AHOG8S2/ They have not been shipped yet but my question is, will iPhone 4/4S compatible ...
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Bluetooth 3.0 vs. 2.1 compatibility (Newbie) [duplicate]

Just bought inexpensive Android tablet, and it has: Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. Want to order keyboard case that has: Bluetooth 3.0. Before I order this keyboard case ... will that work?
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How to play system sounds on internal sound card and other sounds on bluetooth audio (win7)

On my Windows 7 system is a bluetooth adapter attached which connects to my external bluetooth speakers. I want to redirect only specific applications (i.e. web radio, spotify) to bluetooth, but all ...
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Connecting USB Devices into Computer via Bluetooth?

I have some wireless usb mouse and keyboards and I want to connect them to a computer without usb ports via bluetooth. I can't find any usb to bluetooth converters, all I cann find are dongles. Are ...
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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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Using Smart TV bluetooth remote control to control a PC

Is there any way to use a Smart TV Bluetooth remote control to control a PC? Actually I have paired the remote with the PC and I see a device named "smart remotes" in device manager. But it does not ...
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Any bluetooth dongle without BlueSoleil drivers?

Are there any bluetooth dongles that have alternative driver stacks, not the one provided by BlueSoleil? (explanation) I currently have a CSR chip dongle with BlueSoleil drivers and can't get it ...
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Bluetooth Headphones not acting as playback device - Windows 7

I went into control panel, then hardware and sound, then clicked on Sound, and I accidentally disabled my Logitech Wireless Bluetooth headphones as a playback device, and I can't for the life of me ...
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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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Windows 8 as bluetooth speaker or headset

I'm trying to use my Win8 computer to act as a bluetooth speaker or a headset(using speakers as output and microphone as input), so I could even make calls with it. Is there a program to do that or ...
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How to turn on Bluetooth without Fn + F2?

I would like to know if there is a way to turn my laptop's bluetooth adapter on, without the Fn + F2 keyboard shortcut? The reason is, for some reason, it does not work properly. Sometimes I have to ...
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How do I disable a bluetooth adapter and install a new one in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro (8.2). I have a faulty bluetooth antenna that I am not interested in paying to fix. In windows I have a usb bluetooth dongle and I just keep the built in ...
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Bluetooth audio control window on Windows 7 - Make it always visible?

I have my smartphone paired to my Windows 7 PC with bluetooth, to play audio (music) from the phone on the PC's speakers. While this pairing is active, I have a system tray / notification area icon ...
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Defining what the button on a Bluetooth headset does in windows

How do I define what the button on the bluetooth headset does? I don't see any obvious way to do this. Is this specific to certain bluetooth stacks? I'm having an Atheros AR3001 adapter, and the ...
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Is it possible to use an Android phone as an input device for Windows over bluetooth?

I have a htc hero and my windows 7 pc has a bluetooth dongle. Is there an app that will allow me to use my phone as a keyboard and/or mouse?
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Bluetooth PC cannot pair with Bluetooth Device. Why?

I bought a pretty little Bluetooth Keyboard the other day. Name: OfficeOne Bluetooth Keyboard Model: PJT-DKB283 Its packaging states that it can connect to Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 - and mac. The ...
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Windows 7 not receiving files over bluetooth

I have Acer 5755G laptop and multiple phones, they're all paired. I can browse, send files, use the laptop as a headset, but I can't receive files from any phone. When I try to send a file from a ...
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Bluetooth headphones not working, randomly disconnect

So I've spent quite a bit of time trying to get these headphones to work. They're a pair of iKross foldable Bluetooth headphones, seen here. In order to get them to work with my computer, I also ...
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Using multiple Bluetooth profiles on Linux

I'm attempting to connect my Bluetooth headset to my (Fedora) computer. As far as I can tell, I can use A2DP and get stereo audio, or I can use HFP and use the microphone but have only mono audio. Is ...
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Programmable Bluetooth Keyboard

I would like to know if there exists a bluetooth keyboard which can pair with an iPad on which I can remap keys on the keyboard at a hardware level. For instance, on my PC and Mac I can force the OS ...
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Bluetooth keyboard synced with multiple devices

I wonder, how bluetooth syncing works, and if you could sync several devices with one regular bluetooth keyboard ? Using Debian and Android tablet I need re-authorize every time I change the device I ...