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

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Hooking up more than four controllers via one bluetooth adapter

So I often have local pc parties where we play games such as gang beasts. this game supports up to 8 players, but as far as I can tell the software I use (scp tool) only supports 4 controllers. Is ...
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Dell Inspirion 1525 Windows 7 64-bit Bluetooth internet connection via Android Phone bluetooth

I have an Android Phone with Bluetooth, now my Dell laptop has a Bluetooth module. I have been able to connect to the internet via my cell phone - I have a Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem (CDMA direct ...
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Bluetooth not working on lenovo u400 after upgrading to windows 8.1

Upgraded from windows 7. I have everything else working except for bluetooth even after trying many guides to fix it. From the task manager I can see that bluetooth support services are running. ...
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Why did my wireless mouse AND keyboard stop working?

I up-graded to Windows 10. About 3 weeks later, on switching on, I have no mouse or keyboard control. Both had been working fine on Windows 10. Both mouse and keyboard are wireless The screen does ...
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Extra long bluetooth headphones

I want to pair a set of headphones to my Windows 10 PC, however want to share them with my partner, are there a extra long set you can get? If I get 2 separate ones will they both still pair with one ...
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Bluetooth is nonexistant on my laptop?[Fixed]

I just reinstalled windows 10 because it was slow and needed a fresh start. Everything went fine but now bluetooth doesn't seem to exist. There are no options for it and in device manager there is no ...
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Bluetooth security. Is it tap-proof?

If I connect to a Bluetooth speakerphone, can anyone listen to my phone talks? Many Bluetooth devices do not ask for a pin if you pair it? Is the connection encrypted?
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Bluetooth loudspeaker

I am wondering if using a wireless bluetooth speaker is secure in terms of connection and tap-proof? Normally no pin is necessary for pairing to a smartphone - does it bear any threat?
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Windows 7 + bluetooth headphones sound plays just from 1 application

I have bluetooth speakers (Bluedio Revolution). Everything works fine if I use just 1 application but if I start another one then the sound can play only 1 source of sound. For example: I am listening ...
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Lenovo z580 bluetooth does not work

I have Windows 10 on my laptop Lenovo Z580. I have a problem with the Bluetooth connection, I want to connect a keyboard, but nowhere can I find the settings for the Bluetooth connection. I have ...
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Make Windows 10 Recognize Bluetooth Dongle as Bluetooth?

I stumbled across a six pin header on my motherboard designed for an internal Bluetooth module that uses USB protocols to communicate, and ended up making the actual cable that allowed me to place the ...
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How hard is it to DIY a small, battery powered bluetooth device that communicates with Raspberry Pi?

I've done a lot of programming projects but have never attempted to work with bluetooth. I have an accelerometer with digital Ic2 output attached to my raspberry pi. How hard is it to get that ...
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How to pair with bluetooth speaker using USB bluetooth dongle?

I've attached a bluetooth dongle to my Win-7 Laptop. It showed up in my devices group, but now how do I pair it to my bluetooth speakers and play music from either a media player program, and more ...
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Previously paired DS4 bluetooth not being detected in Windows 10

So I've been having major headaches with simply pairing my DS4 controller with my desktop's bluetooth dongle (ASUS BT-400). Currently, in the horrible windows 10 bluetooth settings window all ...
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Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Drivers for Latitude E6510. Win 7 x64

I need working drivers for Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Drivers for Latitude E6510 on Win 7 x64, so I can connect my bluetooth headphones. On Windows 8 and 10 when I do fresh installation stock ...
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Cannot turn on WiFi and Bluetooth

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 running on Android 4.4.2. I just bought it 3 months ago. It's not rooted (I don't want root it). I also have "Terminal Emulator" (downloaded from Play Store). I can't turn ...
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How can I tell Windows to route music through a Bluetooth headset which is designed for phone calls only?

I'm using Spotify to play music on a Windows 10 laptop. I do own a Bluetooth headset, but it's a single-earpiece monaural headset. It's designed for phone calls, not for playing music. How can I ...
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My bluetooth earbuds aren't working?

I'm using BCM20702A0 as my Bluetooth transmitter for my earbuds and i'm using Nmotion BTHL-201 for my earbuds. Sound is being transmitted but the only problem is that the left side seems to be a lot ...
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Bluetooth headset on Mac not working after OS update

I was using a Jabra Halo 2 on Mac OS since 1 year without any issue. Since the update to OS X 10.10.5 I can't get it to work. I had to re-pair my headset after the update. The headset is now visible ...
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Poor signal of bluetooth

I'm having some difficulties with my Bluetooth keyboard on Arch Linux. Using these other OS's, no problems with the range of Bluetooth, range: about 6 meters: Windows 7, 64-bitWindows 8.1, 64-...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Bluetooth not working - Qualcom Atheros AR9485

After lots of questions and bug reports I think I finally got my weird Bluetooth problem. I have Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 15.10. Since I had Ubuntu 14.10 my Bluetooth sometimes worked and sometimes ...
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How do I share audio over Bluetooth from one Windows 10 Tablet to a Windows 10 Pro Desktop?

I have a Dell Venue tablet that is running Windows 10. I'd like to pipe bidirectional audio to and from this device, be it the mic or speaker audio, to my HTPC running Windows 10 Pro, preferably over ...
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Restore Bluetooth on Resume

Bluetooth works fine until I suspend. When I restart it won't turn on again. On resume hcitool lists no devices $ hcitool dev Devices: How do I restore bluetooth on resume. I'm using Fedora 23 ...
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unable to control taskbar audio control with keyboard media keys

I am streaming music from phone to computer via bluetooth. I have a bluetooth audio control in my taskbar that doesn't respond to windows media key commands - play/pause, next, prev. any ideas on ...
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My Bluetooth Keyword range greatly decrease when connected to android tv Sony bravia

A few month back I brought a Android TV Sony Bravia w80c I use wireless keyboard and mouse on my laptop and the range for them is almost I can sit last corner or the last room it still works, but when ...
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Why won't Sony Bluetooth Headphones Connect?

I have visited these SuperUser links: Auto-connect Bluetooth headphones in Windows 7 64bit and Pairing Sony bluetooth headphones with my PC, under Windows 7 My new Sony bluetooth headphones do not ...
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bluez : Can not install bluez-utils

Dose someone try "sudo apt-get install bluez-utils" successfully on raspberry pi ? and I get this message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Streaming Android audio on Win 10 over Bluetooth?

I've set up windows 10 on two LENOVO laptops (G50-70, Z51-70). I tried to stream audio from my SAMSUNG Galaxy Note||, unfortuntly, it is working on G50-70 but isn't on Z51-70. Any sugesstions?
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What does the LogiLink ID0052 Bluetooth USB adapter look like?

I have a LogiLink ID0052 Bluetooth slim keyboard which I don't need any more and I'd like to sell.I'm quite sure it came with a USB Bluetooth adapter, but I can't identify it. Since I have several ...
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Bluetooth headphones pair does not work

I have a strange problem with my BT headphones. It worked fine for a year until BT adapter gets broken. I claimed new one (the same) and tryed to pair headphones again with no luck. Strange is that I ...
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OSX & Android - Laptop audio to phone

I have the same problems with Bluetooth headphones as this: https://www.reddit.com/r/osx/comments/2wls74/macbook_pro_bluetooth_headphones_barely_works/ It seems to be a pretty common issue and there'...
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Bluetooth suddenly gone on Windows 8.1 - service running, no tray icon, no settings

With no warning, while I was replying to an email in Outlook, bluetooth just went away on my Windows 8.1 tablet (Wacom Cintiq Companion 2). [UPDATE] The problem went away after several hours and ...
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Bluetooth issue MS7 and Argon bt2

I bought a new stereo where I have connected a Bluetooth Argon device to stream music from Smartphone and PC. It works with the phone but I cannot connect to the PC. The PC finds the device but when I ...
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How to connect two bluetooth speakers simultaneously via “Virtual Audio Cable”?

I have two speakers that I need to connect wirelessly via bluetooth. These are standard aux/usb speakers, and presently I've connected one of the speakers via 3.5mm jack to my windows 10 laptop. I ...
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Bluetooth media controls not working windows 10

I have bluetooth headphones synced and playing music from my windows 10 laptop without any problems. How can I make it possible to pause/play, skip track, previous track controls on the headphones ...
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Ubuntu Blueman MS Designer Keyboard pairing fails

I previously got my MS Desinger Mouse working by installing Blueman and Bluez on Ubuntu 15.04. I am know trying to pair my keyboard, running blueman-manager I can detect the Designer Keyboard - I then ...
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linux bluetooth firmware missing

The kernel is trying to load a bluetooth firmware version that does not exists. dmesg: [ 4.435796] Bluetooth: hci0: read Intel version: 370810011001140d00 [ 4.436742] bluetooth hci0: Direct ...
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What Bluetooth version can stream music?

I want to buy a new bluetooth dongle for my pc to use my bluetooth earphones for listening to music (and watching videos) the same way I do with my Galaxy S5 the only available adapter is Ver.2.0 and ...
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Connecting iPad to a Windows machine using PAN bluetooth

I am trying to setup a Bluetooth PAN between an iPad Wi-Fi (iOS 9) and a Windows 10 machine (I have tried with Windows 8 as well) but I can't establish a connection between the devices. The devices ...
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Create an ad hoc network on windows 10 - purely through bluetooth

So, I'm trying to get this app which communicates with a video game over your local wifi to work. I play the game on a PC which only has a LAN connection to a restrictive university network. The ...
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MSI GS30 2M laptop bluetooth won't turn on

I have a MSI GS30 2M laptop that is running Windows 10. My bluetooth mouse keeps disconnecting and I checked my bluetooth and realised that it is turned off, and when I click on the bluetooth button ...
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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Cannot connect Motorola S11 Flex-HD bluetooth headset with laptop

I have laptop with usb bluetooth device, phone with built-in bluetooth and new bluetooth headset called: "Motorola S11 Flex-HD". My Linux distribution is: "Funtoo Linux" (Gentoo Linux based). I have ...
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bluetooth activated after resuming form suspend

After resuming from suspend, gnome 3 activates "graphically" the bluetooth i.e. bluetooth service is still disabled but the icon of the bluetooth is present if I click on the top right of the screen (...
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How to check the battery level of devices connected via Bluetooth in OS X

I have a set of Bluetooth headphones that I use with my iPhone and Macbook (OS X Yosemite). On my iPhone, a little battery meter pops up next to the Bluetooth logo each time I'm connect the ...
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Would Bluetooth dongles work on my speaker that has USB port?

I'm looking at some USB dongles on eBay, and I was wondering if I was to buy one, i could connect to my speaker which has a USB port, so that I can play music on it from my computer without using an ...
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Bluetooth Connection, Trendwoo Blade with OS/X 10.8.5 (EDIT: unsolvable)

I have a new Trendwoo Blade speaker. It's a lovely unit, and pairing with my Galaxy S5 and my 2013 iPod Touch works just fine. I cannot get it to work properly with either of my Macs, a 2012 Mac ...
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Unknown USB Device - Bluetooth Dongle

I have a generic bluetooth dongle that I got several years ago. I tried to use it today on my Windows 10 PC and I got an error saying it wasn't able to install the drivers. The device manager says it ...
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Windows 10 PC has no bluetooth profiles on paired Android phone

Although my PC has the required drivers and services to allow it to act as a sink for audio over bluetooth, the listing for my PC on my paired phone has no profiles. How can I get Android to ...
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Unable to add bluetooth device to Lenovo T440 laptop running Windows 8.1

I recently got a new laptop at work that I want to pair with my Galaxy S5 via bluetooth. The laptop has bluetooth turned on (PC Settings -> PC and devices -> Bluetooth: On). The laptop is also set to '...