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

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Is Bluetooth faster than Wi-Fi?

I notice that on my iPhone, when I use my personal hot-spot to distribute Wi-Fi, if I have Bluetooth enabled, the phone will make a Bluetooth connection to my laptop instead of a Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Can I directly specify the file name for fsquirt.exe and have it sent instantly?

Because modern mobile phones do not seem to work with my bluetooth software as Nokia did, I'm using microsoft's fsquirt.exe utility. I had tried to upgrade my notebook's bluetooth software but most ...
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Windows 8 / 8.1 / 8.1 Update 1 Bluetooth File Transfer

My laptop came with Windows 8 pre-installed. I've since updated it to Windows 8.1, and recently, 8.1 update 1. For an OS which focused on more mobile tech, I have to say, it sure made BlueTooth File ...
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Connecting to Bluetooth LE devices from command line in Windows 8

How can I connect to Bluetooth LE devices without using the inbox experience in Windows 8, preferably a command line tool?
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What are the options of bluetooth-agent?

I found no answer to this simple question: What are the options that bluetooth-agent accepts? I am using raspbian, based on debian wheezy, which uses bluez v 4.99 the website of bluez has no ...
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Blutooth Audio Problems on Mac Book Pro

Music audio plays fine from Mac Book Pro to a Vizio 54" sound bar but spoken audio breaks up...any clues? I've tried moving my computer closer. This only happens when playing back movies either from ...
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Bluetooth device won't re-add after being removed (Windows 7)

I've got a SBH52 headset, it works fine on my android phone, then I tried to use it with my Windows 7 PC, then it won't work because Microsoft Windows dosen't have native support for A2DP connections ...
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is it possible to pair two HC-06 Bluetooth modules?

Quick Question!! Is it possible to pair two HC-06 bluetooth Modules? by mistake I ordered two HC-06 instead of one HC-06 and HC-05. I am trying to send a string from dragonfly and display it through ...
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Bluetooth headset showing up in Windows as “headphones”, mike not working

I have a Purity Pro headset which works fine when connected via Bluetooth to my Windows Phone, but when connecting it to my Windows 8 laptop, it comes configured as "headphones" and thus I only get ...
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Connecting to two identical bluetooth speakers at the same time

I own two JBL Flip Speakers. They both are able to pair individually via Bluetooth and perform well. When I attempt to make them perform at the same time via the Audio/Midi Setup tool on my Mac ...
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Pulse-audio: add bluetooth as sink

I'm trying to configure Bluetooth Audio System A2DP, but can't add bluetooth as sink: pactl load-module module-alsa-sink device=bluetooth In logs I got the next: ( 110.963| 0.011) D: ...
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Turning on Bluetooth disables wifi on Yoga 2

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2. The moment that I turn on bluetooth, the wifi drops out - I lose connection, and connecting again shows "connection failed". If I turn the bluetooth off, wifi can reestablish ...
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How do I disable auto-accept for files received via Bluetooth?

When accepting a picture via Bluetooth I accidentally enabled the checkbox Always do this for Image files from ... Now pictures are always accepted from this device and I am unable to change the ...
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How to stream audio form my phone to laptop speakers

I have a Blackberry Curve 9220 with Blackberry 7.1 on it. I have a Windows 8 64-bit laptop. I want to stream audio from my phone to my laptop speakers like my laptop speakers are Bluetooth speakers. I ...
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Is it possible to pair Microsoft wireless keyboard/mouse with Bluetooth?

I have purchased Wireless Desktop 2000 from Microsoft, a 2.4G wireless mouse and keyboard with a USB transceiver. After a while I lost the USB transceiver, so I'm trying to connect them with laptop's ...
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Sane bluetooth keyboard setup for lightweight Linux desktop?

I have a pretty light Debian unstable setup, just xdm and a window manager, no fancy desktop environments or Ubuntu-whatever that a lot of guides seem geared towards. I'm trying to switch to a ...
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Cannot open /dev/rfcomm1 : Host is down

I am working on raspberry PI and on Bluetooth. I am using old raspberry pi kernel as the new one has got some bugs that were not resolved with respect to the bluez daemon. At present my kernel version ...
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Windows 7/Bluetooth Headset : Microphone has disappeared

Windows 7/64 using Skype with H800 Logitech Headset. I can still hear through the headset but the microphone does not work and as far as Windows is concerned the H800 no longer has a microphone. This ...
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How to Connect BlueTooth device running Serial Port Profile (SPP) from command line

I have the device with Blue-Tooth on the board. The firmware in the device runs Serial Port Profile (SPP) stack on it. It works well when I connect to this device from my laptop by means of Blueman ...
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Sending file to computer via bluetooth results in “connection failed” error

This was working fine a weeks ago, but now when I try to send a file to my computer from my phone via bluetooth, it results in "Connection failed." I noticed that if I look in the GNOME Bluetooth ...
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pairing a bluetooth stereo transmitter to my computer

Is it possible to pair an a2dp audio transmitter to my PC to record audio information? I have no problem pairing with an audio receiver but I want to be able to wirelessly record audio with at least ...
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sharing via wifi an internet connection obtained via bluetooth

I have a working internet connection on my w8.1 laptop, this connection is done via a bluetooth network connection to my iPhone, in tethering. I'd like to share this connection via wifi to my other ...
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How to use both the mic and headphones on Creative Wp-350 Headset?

I have had a Creative WP-350 Headset for a while, and the bluetooth and headphone quality are great. My problem is that I can't use the headphones and microphone at the same time without having the ...
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How do you connect a bluetooth speaker to use as the main audio on Windows 8?

I am having a problem getting my bluetooth speaker to work with my Windows 8 laptop. In the bluetooth settings menu I can see the device and it asks to pair, states it is connected and then loses ...
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Mimicking a bluetooth disconnection

I've written a program to control a bluetooth device. I'm trying to test cases when the bluetooth disconnects, i.e. if its out of range. Physically taking the device out of range is one possibility, ...
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Manage Bluetooth in Windows 8.1 stuck at searching

My Bluetooth controller is enabled in BIOS. I am trying to add a bluetooth device in Windows 8.1. When I go to PC and devices -> Bluetooth, the screen is stuck at searching for a bluetooth device. ...
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Why/how does switching devices “invalidate” the Bluetooth connection?

Sorry if the title is confusing, couldn't really come up with a more descriptive one. So I have a soundbar (Samsung HW-F450) with Bluetooth. I can and I do connect to it from my laptop to listen to ...
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Temporarily disable bluetooth device in windows 8.1

Is there a way to disable (not un-pair) a Bluetooth device in Windows 8.1? The reason I ask is that I often pair to a speaker system but like to switch to headphones from time to time. Disabling ...
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How can I make a computer behave as a Bluetooth headset

I would like to be able to play music from my computer speakers from my phone using Bluetooth. Is this possible? How do I do it? Can I do this with XBMC? What I am trying to do is to use my Raspberry ...
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Completely backup bluetooth pairings/profiles

I have a device running Windows 8 embedded using an Intel wireless Bluetooth 4.0 + hs adapter. Every few weeks/months the device needs to be wiped to upgrade the software. In what way can I ...
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I can't turn bluetooth on or off

I have a Dell XPS L502x laptop with windows 8.1 and I am trying to turn bluetooth on. I tried going to this setting Change PC settings PC and devices Bluetooth manage Bluetooth devices. but I can ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth Dongle with full stack

Just trying to get my phone paired to my Windows 8.1 PC via bluetooth for two things: Speakerphone and headset (so calls come via my PC headset when connected to my phone over bluetooth) and HID ...
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Connecting bluetooth keyboard ubuntu 13.10 org.bluez.Input method not found

I am trying to connect a Logitech keyboard using Bluetooth. I can't get this to work by means of the GUI so I used my console to follow this approach: ...
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Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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Default bluetooth device not allow to record from another device

I have already set the bluetooth device as default device for recording the audio. But I have add the another usb audio device for recording, the bluetooth device not allow the usb device to record ...
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A2DP support for Dell Inspiron 15R 5537

I would like to connect my Nokia BH 503 Bluetooth Headset to my Windows 8.1 laptop. Can anyone suggest me how can i add support for A2DP profile so that i can pair my bluetooth device. Thank you..
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Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse 0x80070015 error code (Win7)

I bought a Microsoft bluetooth mouse today. At first it was fine, but after 5-10 mins it stopped working. Every attempt to reconnect ends up with 0x80070015 error code. I tried restarting, updating ...
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How can I prevent my Apple Magic Mouse from becoming disconnected while using it on a laptop running Windows 7?

I have an unused Apple Magic Mouse, so I paired it with a Dell Latitude E5530 running Windows 7. The connection is unstable at best. I have periods of connectedness (sometimes lasting an hour or more) ...
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Can't pair Android with Windows 7 via Bluetooth

I can't pair my Android phone with my Windows 7 x64. If I try to start the pairing in Android, after some time it says "Coudn't pair with PC because of an incorrect PIN or passkey", but I didn't even ...
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Can't connect bluetooth keyboard directly to vmware

I want the Vmware system use my bluetooth keyboard and my host use USB keyboard, so i disconnect the bluetooth adapter to the host , and connect it to vmware. And then pair it, it's all right and i ...
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Bluetooth / Bluez: No reply to ping over bnepX interface

I have trialed to use Network, NAP profiles on Bluetooth. On Host, xUbuntu 13.04 I have followed as here. This Host or XUbuntu machine is behind proxy & runs on virtual machine. It is ...
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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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Determine type and brand of Bluetooth card in laptop? [duplicate]

I'm working on migrating my Windows 7 machine over to Linux and I'm researching compatibility. I've been able to determine the main things such as my video card, processor, storage, WiFi card, etc. ...
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Broadcom BCM20702A0 on CentOS 6

I'm trying to get my broadcom BCM20702A0 bluetooth 4.0 dongle working on CentOS 6. I've installed bluez but it's not seeing the device. lsusb returns this: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0a5c:21e8 Broadcom ...
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Mavericks Toggling Bluetooth Device Suspend Every 3 Seconds

Since updating to OSX Mavericks, my Bluetooth audio devices have had an annoying problem. When no sound is playing through a connected Bluetooth device, the device will produce a popping sound every ...
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Listen to Bluetooth mic-in via Speaker (Mobile and PC)

Situation: We are trying to combine a Bluetooth headset mic and a USB Speaker so that we don't need external power supply, and the mic-speaker system works fine with just a laptop with battery. These ...
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Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter on Linux

I bought Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter. It works on my windows PC, but I'm not able to use it on my Ubuntu machine. lsusb shows me this device Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3002 Atheros ...
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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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How do I use my phone for SMS (while connected via bluetooth)

I connected my Nexus 5 to my Windows 8 computer via bluetooth, with the hopes that I could do 2 things. Use my computer to send SMS messages Use me computer as a headset (with my microphone and ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad is working great, then randomly stops until hciconfig reset

I paired a Apple Magic Trackpad with my laptop through the kde bluetooth system. It works fine until I touch it with too many fingers or swipe it too much resembling some sort of a gesture (or until ...