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

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Connecting to internet via phone on Linux

I have a Sony Ericsson C702 phone with a flat fee internet subscription (GPRS/UMTS). I'd like to connect my Linux (Kubuntu 9.04) laptop to internet via this phone, using bluetooth (I also have a cable ...
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Bluetooth headset giving intermittent sound

I am using a Byte bluetooth headset along with my Dell Inspiron laptop. Whenever I play any music or audio, the sound is highly intermittent. The problem disappears for a while if I disconnect-connect ...
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Bluetooth speakers lag

There seems to be a 200ms lag on sound when I use my blue-tooth speakers (1/2 meter distance) in windows 7 (belkin 6.0.1 vista drivers.). Is there a way to reduce this?
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Will Bluetooth hands-free drivers be installed if BT stack doesn't support A2DP?

I have a hands-free device which has no problems being paired with windows and I can set it to be the default sound output device, I don't actually hear anything on the unit, but it worked fine with ...
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home wireless network by bluetooth

Does anyone know if is possible to create a home wireless network by a usb bluetooth port between two pcs? (By the way I have a windows 2000 as operative system running in one of them and windows xp ...
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Where can I download Windows driver for Magic Mouse?

Uneasysilence.com seems to have removed the driver from their site. Does anyone know here I can get the driver now?
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Bluetooth Mouse not detected after a reboot

When I couple my Bluetooth Mouse, it works fine, even when I put my laptop to sleep and wake it. When I reboot my laptop, my Bluetooth Mouse is listed in Devices and Printers but does not function. ...
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Laptop sound from mobile speakers

How to connect laptop to my nokia 5800 to hear laptop sound in mobile speakers?
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How Do I Debug Not Being Able to Connect a Bluetooth Mouse?

I am running 10.6 and cannot get any bluetooth mouse connected on my macbook pro. I've tried both my mightly mouse and a proclick band. My bluetooth is enabled (i also set it to be discoverable) and ...
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How to control Windows by phone using bluetooth?

Is there any program that would allow me to control some basic stuff on computer by phone using bluetooth? I am using Windows 7. Controling volume, playing next song or forwarding video would be all ...
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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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Get the media buttons on my bluetooth headset working with Spotify on OS X

I just bought a Parrot Zik, which is a pair of bluetooth headphones with volume control, play/pause and next-prev buttons. (Or gestures, as they come with the Zik). The phones work beautifully with ...
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Can't send files through bluetooth on Windows 8.1

I just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 While I was using Windows 8, everything seemed to work fine. When I upgraded to Windows 8.1, I realized that I cannot send files through bluetooth. I ...
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Programmable bluetooth device with large range

Apologies if this is not the appropriate forum to ask such a question. I am looking to create a "bluetooth router" so to speak that can communicate with a few devices. The requirements are ...
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How can I transfer multiple files at once over Bluetooth?

How can I transfer more than just one file at a time over Bluetooth from my desktop PC to my mobile phone? I have paired the two devices and I can send files from my PC to my phone, but only one file ...
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Is there a Bluetooth TRRS Headset Adapter for Audio jack on my Chromebook?

My Chromebook has Bluetooth, but as of writing, ChromeOS does not support HSP or A2DP, so I cannot play music or record audio through my Bluetooth wireless headset. I very much would like to be able ...
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Windows crashes when connect to VPN Server over Bluetooth DUN

I have a 3G SIM Card in my phone which I can use to connect my notebook to the Internet via bluetooth dial-up. When I connect to the Internet this way, I have full access to the Internet. But if I try ...
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cannot send file over bluetooth on windows 8 pro; missing bluetooth file transfer

I recently performed a clean install of windows 8 pro on my asus ux31a. I was trying to send some pictures to my phone over bluetooth. I already scoured the net for some solution and I came up ...
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Software to control mobile phone via bluetooth

I'm looking for some software that will allow me to control a mobile phone via Bluetooth. I'm using Linux as my OS, but I can use something else if need be. Specifically, I'd like to be able to do ...
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A2DP bluetooth device on win7 develops massive latency after a couple hours

I have no idea what to pin this on, and I'm going a little nuts ... I have these A2DP speakers: http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-USB-Speaker-Z515/dp/B003VAHYXW they're great. I got a deal on ...
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How to prevent Windows 8 turning off bluetooth power?

I have a Samsung 700 tablet onto which I've just installed Windows 8. My bluetooth device enters an error state shortly after installing its drivers. I've had this issue before and on a previous ...
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Debian Bluetooth headphones not working [closed]

Hardware Headphones Bluetooth dongle Maybe not exactly these models. Setup I tried to follow some guides, here's what I've done so far: Install software: sudo apt-get install bluez-utils ...
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Possible to use a bluetooth headset for phones with Windows 7?

I'm relatively new to the Bluetooth mess. I don't understand why there should be any reason that I cannot use a Bluetooth headset designed for a phone (I have a Motorola HX550) on a PC to, say, make ...
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Apple Bluetooth keyboard is sometimes unresponsive, but becomes responsive again when Bluetooth -> Keyboard properties -> Services tab is opened

The Apple bluetooth wireless keyboard is installed on Windows, sometime it becomes unresponsive (meaning nothing that's typed in is received by the computer), but it becomes responsive again when I ...
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Is it possible to sequentially use one bluetooth keyboard with two Windows PCs?

I do have one bluetooth keyboard that I would like to sequentially use with two laptops. I can pair it to both laptops with the same key, but it still only works with the laptop I last paired it to. ...
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Retrieve paired Bluetooth devices from console

Is there any way to retrieve all paired bluetooth devices ("Friendly name" and MAC-Adress) from the console? Is there any universal solution for any Linux distribution? In case there isn't: I'm using ...
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Logitech H800 bluetooth headset with Dell XPS1330

When I use my H800 bluetooth headset I can get everything working except of Stereo audio. I have tried to re-install the driver, but I fail. Obviously I cannot find the proper driver, I have tried ...
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Automatically connect my laptop to the internet via Bluetooth

I often tether my laptop through my iPhone to go online when I'm out and about. Right now I do this manually by looking at the list of available Bluetooth devices and choosing "connect using access ...
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Phone detection? [closed]

I'd like to uniquely identify all wireless devices (phones, tablets, etc) within range. I don't care how far the devices are nor do I need to send them anything. I just want to be able to say: phone ...
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Are there any softwares on Windows to measure bluetooth signal strength?

I was wondering if there are any softwares on windows that can measure the signal strength of the connected bluetooth device?
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Built-In Bluetooth not even showing up in Device Manager

Hey guys. So I had an Asus P8P67 Deluxe which has built-in bluetooth and it worked wonderfully. Today I received an Asus P8Z68-V Pro which replaced the Deluxe because the Deluxe was pre-B3, that is, ...
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Bluetooth proximity in OSX

Is there a way or an application in OSX that can tell me if a Bluetooth device is near the computer? Maybe via signal strength? I know there are things out there to check for the existence of a ...
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HP Envy no longer detects MS 5000 mouse

I bought an Envy 17 laptop running Windows 7 Professional x64. Everything worked fine. My brother showed me Magicka. Decided to buy it. Found I needed a middle button (why don't laptops have middle ...
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Getting error 734 the PPP Link control protocol was terminated

My GPRS Internet connection is active and I'm using Widcomm bluetooth software to connect to the internet. When I plug my bluetooth dongle and click on the dial-up networking option it gives me ...
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Using a cell phone as a PC remote control [closed]

I have a sony ericsson phone that can control any PC using bluetooth, as long as it has permission to do so, of course. It doesn't require any server software of any kind, it just works out of the ...
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Does this peripheral exist? Bluetooth To 3.5mm audio

I'm looking for a device that receives audio via bluetooth and outputs it via 3.5mm audio jack. The purpose of this would be to plug it into my car's 3.5mm audio jack and leave it there, and connect ...
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Why a bluetooth headset for mobile phones doesn't work on a PC?

Why a bluetooth headset like this one, which works well on a cell phone, doesn't work on a computer? I can pair the headset with my laptop with no problems. And it's even recognized as an audio ...
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How can I enable the Bluetooth on my Dell Studio 1558?

How can I enable my Dell Studio laptop's 1558 bluetooth?
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Using keyboard attached to PC or Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for iPad?

I would like to use my computer keyboard (USB) as a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad, while I am using it with my computer. I was hoping their was an "app for that" that I could run on either Mac or ...
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What does the BlueZ applet in Gnome do “behind the scenes”?

I have this Apple wireless keyboard that I've successfully paired and gotten to work with my Ubuntu laptop (using a bluetooth dongle). The laptop is running 9.04 Jaunty and I used the nice little ...
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Quickly write byte to Bluetooth dongle's serial port when webpage loads

I have a USB Bluetooth dongle mounted (?) as /dev/rfcomm0, and when I navigate to my local IP address from another device on my network in a browser, I want it to write a 't' to the serial port so ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Across Multiple Mac Keyboards

I have a weird setup. I use a bluetooth keyboard 90% of the time, but as I don't have my trackpad/mouse, I still use my laptop's keyboard/trackpad 10% of the time. This often results in me having my ...
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Debian Linux - “hcitool scan” does not find devices

I use free VMware player with Debian 7 image. I use Cambridge Silicone Radio Bluetooth USB adapter "hciconfig" shows me two interfaces (I don't know why two, and I don't know with which I should ...
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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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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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Connecting to Bluetooth Personal Area Network Fails

I'm trying to connect to my phone's Bluetooth PAN but nothing happens when I do. I click the button that says "Connect Using" which gives me two options: [Option 1] "Direct Connection" ...
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Diagnosing and Fixing Bluetooth Interference Issues on Early 2011 Macbook Pro

I am currently having a very weird connectivity issue whenever I pair my Apple Magic Trackpad and Wireless Keyboard with my Macbook Pro (early 2011) on Mac OS X 10.8.5. I believe that the ...
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How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
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How to share laptop internet to phone via bluetooth?

How do I make it so that my laptop, while connected to the wifi, will share it's internet connection to my Android phone via bluetooth? When I try to search for it, I keep getting solutions for the ...
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Power consumption Bluetooth 4 vs 3.5mm

I'm in my work car a lot and my only option currently for getting music/podcasts to my car speakers is a 3.5mm AUX port on the dash. I was wondering what the power consumption difference between ...