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

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Is it normal for Bluetooth settings to always read “searching for and can be discovered by Bluetooth devices”?

My windows 8.1 bluetooth settings screen always reads "Your PC is searching for and can be discovered by Bluetooth devices." Is this normal? What if I just want to have my keyboard paired to my ...
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How to recover a pairing bluetooth pin code?

Before i was able to connect my moto x (kitkat) with my pc with windows 7 64bits using a generic usb dongle.I remove the pairing on the phone and made it forget the pc. I tryied to connect it again ...
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Are the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi MAC addresses assigned in the same address space?

Are the MAC addresses of Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth devices assigned in the same address space? Or are MAC address unique irrespective of the physical layer? Is there a possibility of MAC address ...
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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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Place iPhone call from PC desktop

My Current Setup I make a lot of phone calls every day. The phone numbers are in an online CRM. My cell phone (iPhone 4s) sits in a cradle at my desk. I have a blue tooth earpiece connected to the ...
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Can't send files from Android to Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 Computer, and an Android device (a Samsung galaxy fame to be precise). I have managed to pair them both via bluetooth, however when I try to send a file, it fails for some ...
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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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Might using Bluetooth headsets to output audio damage them?

My current workstation has no audio card, so I've been listening to music via a Bluetooth headset and a USB bluetooth dongle. Since the headset has a jack for optional cable audio in, I figured that ...
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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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How to change the settings for bluetooth from Android terminal emulator?

In my phone I try to send an file to another mobile using Bluetooth transfer. when I am enabling Bluetooth then now show this error message: WLAN close first. further I try to enable the WiFi ...
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Macbook pro bluetooth headset auto re-connect doesn't work. Requires pairing after restart

I have paired my Macbook Pro running Yosemite with Bose Soundlink OE bluetooth headset. Once after I restart the mac, I need to re-pair the bluetooth headset. Mac wouldn't save it in the list of the ...
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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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Bluetooth speaker cuts out when no audio is being played

Windows 8.1 Bose Soundlink Mini I have a Bose soundlink Mini paired with my Windows 8.1 computer. It works great for music, but if no sound is played for a few seconds then the speaker turns off ...
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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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Can Bluetooth headphones be powered solely by 3.5mm audio jack?

Is that possible for Bluetooth headphones to be powered solely by the 3.5mm audio jack? Especially if it runs out of juice? I am using Outdoor Tech OT1400 Bluetooth headphones and just wondering if I ...
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How do I use an Apple Wireless Keyboard in the BIOS on a PC?

Since I have seen no solutions to this, it seems like it's not possible? Is this possible and if so, how do I need to set it up?
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how do I completely wipe a Windows Update bluetooth driver, and all associated configuration/installation settings, from my installation?

Due the circumstances surrounding the first installation I suspect the original file (or more likely a related registry setting applicable to this drivers' installation) does not get removed on driver ...
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I accidentally update my bluetooth driver, now it won't work

Okay, because some reason I update my bluetooth driver with the suggestion of driverIdentifier, and I choose Bluetooth_Atheros_8.0.1.322_W81x64_A, at the end of installation it says bluetooth suite is ...
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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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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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How I can reverse-tether my android tablet, to my j2ME phone using bluetooth DUN, without rooting? [closed]

I have a j2ME phone. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my provider in a list on the laptop to autocomplete the ...
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Could BT mouses work without USB adapter that is included with them, if the PC already has BT built-in?

I have a tablet with single USB port and I don't want to carry a USB hub with me, so, I need a mouse that will work without using my single USB port. My tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 built-in. Ok, I found ...
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How to keep bluetooth turned on even when Windows 7 laptop is shutdown + booted up again?

While it's easy to turn on my bluetooth via Fn + F3, I would like for my bluetooth to stay on even after the laptop has been shutdown and then booted up later. How do I set Windows 7 to do this? I'm ...
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How to isolate bluetooth device mfg and model when not listed in specs?

I am working on an HP Pavilion DV7-6166NR that has various potential matches from HP's driver section. I have not been able to find any actual enumeration or specification of what Bluetooth device ...
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Bluetooth headphones connected to PC via cable (music) AND to my phone via BT (answering calls). Is it possible?

I am unable to google anything about following scenario, so I am asking here: I am looking for bluetooth and cable headphones (with microphone). I will connect them to the PC 3,5mm audio jack via ...
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How can I toggle Bluetooth on and off via a shortcut or script in Windows 8.1?

Before upgrading to Windows 8.1 I used the bluetooth icon in the notifications area to turn bluetooth on and off. Now, in Windows 8.1 it requires about 6 clicks to get this job done through the new ...
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When microphone is activated, bluetooth headset speakers produce noise

I'm using an August EP 650, connected via Bluetooth dongle to my desktop PC running Windows 7. The headphones work as intended. But as soon as I activate the microphone in windows settings (these ...
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How do I install a Bluetooth headset on a Windows 7 PC to use with Skype?

I'm having trouble installing Nokia BH-100U on my Windows 7 PC (x64). I wanted to use it as a wireless headset for Skype. Currently I'm stuck at the step where the device should be automatically ...
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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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Bluetooth headset is paired but cant stream music

I want to play music with bluetooth with my headset. - My headset is working on my Android devices. - No driver error on windows. - The headset seems to be connected. The operation "List To Music" ...
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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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Windows 7 Crashes on bluetooth disconnect

I have a set of Bluetooth headphones I use on Windows 7. Every so often, when I turn off the headphones, the entire computer crashes. I have had this happen several times, but not enough that I know ...
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Why won't some Bluetooth keyboards pair in Windows 8.1?

I've got three different Bluetooth keyboards that I use on my Windows 8.1 PC. Apple Wireless Keyboard Logitech K810 Generic knockoff version on an Apple Wireless Keyboard by iClever I've been ...
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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 : ...
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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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Is there any way to reverse the function and media keys on a bluetooth keyboard?

Is there any way to reverse the function and media keys on a bluetooth keyboard? I have a Genius Luxepad 9000 - it is meant for iPad but works on Windows also. I must hold down the fn key to access ...
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Household Bluetooth network [duplicate]

What is a best way to have ability to connect Bluetooth enabled PC and cellphone all over the house? Connection possible only in same room with PC, i want to extend now. Does passive repeater (two ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth Monitoring Range

Im trying to monitor bluetooth and wifi probe requests. Im very new in this topic and not sure about a few things: Bluetooth: Is it correct that the bluetooth class of my monitor device doesnst ...
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can't get bluetooth headset + Mouse + keyboard to work together

I have an alienware Dell PC and a normal Bluetooth USB adaptor with a data transfer rate of up to 3mbps. Connected to this Bluetooth adaptor I have a pair of Bluetooth Bose headphones. When connected ...
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Is it possible to enable WiFi or Bluetooth before user logs into Linux?

Does anyone in the community know of a way to enable either Wifi or Bluetooth in Linux—or both; why not?—before a user logs in? I am trying to implement a mechanism that uses a second device to send ...
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Problematic bluetooth installation

When I try to install Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth (sp60480) I recive error message that: The device may not be present or have been ejected/unplugged from system. Insert or reinsert now. There seems ...
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Can I send/receive data from two Bluetooth devices at the same time?

On my Windows laptop, I have two paired devices - my mouse and my speakers. When my mouse is idle, the music will play on speakers with no problems, but as soon as I start moving my mouse, the music ...
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Philips Bluetooth headset not being detected on Windows 8.1

I am trying to connect my Bluetooth Philips Headset to my Windows 8.1 laptop. It is not being detected and I have tried everything. One thing I am confused about is it shows on device manager that it ...
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Can I pair multiple hosts to a single Bluetooth headphones device?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones which I'd like to use with my phone and computer. They are currently paired with the computer and are working fine. Is it possible to pair them additionally with ...
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Bluetooth Taskbar Icon dissappeared and can't get it back?

When a PC with Bluetooth inside or has a Bluetooth dongle/usb inserted there is a blue Bluetooth icon that appears in the taskbar on Windows. It was there a few minutes ago and now I can't find it. I ...
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Confused about bluetooth and WiFi drivers for my Dell notebook

I'm quite confused what I need to install on my Notebook - It's a Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720 but I think that doesn't matter much - the exact model number. It's just a general question, what drivers I ...