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

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My fitbit isn't picking up on my Windows 10 bluetooth settings

I got the new Fitbit app on my Windows 10 laptop last night. I want to be able to sync my Charge with my laptop, so I says that I need to go to settings and pair my Fitbit with my laptop. My Fitbit ...
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Windows 10: How to treat a bluetooth “Game Controller” as a Generic device?

I am trying to connect and develop for the Wii U pro controller. On Windows 7 and Mac I can successfully connect the controller to Windows and use it through the Microsoft bluetooth stack. However, ...
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Set default Bluetooth service for a device (“Listen to Music” vs. “VoIP”)

I have a Bluetooth headset that pairs and connects fine. But every time I restart the computer and turn on the headset, it defaults to "Forward VoIP Calls to Handsfree", which has a very poor ...
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How to connect to an iMac with USB and Bluetooth disabled

I was trying to troubleshoot audio streaming issues between my SSL Nucleus Soundcard/Control-Surface and my new iMac running 10.10.5. As it turns out the Nucleus is USB2 and all my iMac ports are ...
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Simultaneous use of A2DP and HFP bluetooth profiles

Is there any general support for this in any OS? I'm trying to use my Sennheiser URBANITE XL Wireless headphones to play a game on Windows 10 and talk on Teamspeak simultaneously. I can't figure out ...
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Sound quality in bluetooth headphones doesn't change to high

My Bluetooth headset Philips SHB6610 has several profiles. It can work as low-quality sound headset (HFP) and high-quality sound headphones (A2DP). Typically whenever I start to play the music in my ...
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Bluetooth RFCOMM TDI not working y510p

Today I played a little with my PC's bluetooth, connecting and disconnecting it to an app I maid in android. For some reason, it just stopped working - it didn't allocate new COM ports for ...
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USB vendor and product ID

I am an embedded systems engineer and eager to learn USB. So, I started by looking at the device manager in windows to get a persepective how the usb devices are identified and what are the specific ...
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Bluetoothctl Failing to pair with speakers, AuthenticationFailed

I'm trying to connect my Lenovo Carbon X1 to a bluetooth speaker(Watson CO 4015 MUB) using bluetoothctl. Unfortunately the pairing process fails with error : org.bluez.Error.AuthenticationFailed. I ...
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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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Open Bluetooth file transfer wizard in Windows 8

I have newly installed Windows 8 Pro in my laptop, I have hidden the Bluetooth tray icon from the notification bar: And now, I am not able to find the Bluetooth file transfer Wizard anywhere, ...
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Where is Bluetooth connection data stored on windows 10?

I'm trying to find a way to connect a PS4 controller via Bluetooth to my PC. The issue I'm having is that on Windows 10 you can't attempt a connection using the pairing code like you could with W7. ...
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Bluetooth mouse in Windows 10

I have a Bluetooth mouse in Windows 10. Windows detects the mouse and it says it is paired with it. However nothing happens when I try and move the mouse. I have used the mouse no bother in Android ...
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Bluetooth On/Off toggle not showing in Windows 8.1 PC Settings

I have recently purchased a cheap Bluetooth USB dongle from a local shop and plugged it in into my freshly installed Windows 8.1 Pro laptop, as it did not come with a Bluetooth adapter installed. All ...
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Strange focus/click issues with Logitech MX1100R wireless mouse

This is a wireless mouse used with a (also wireless) Logitech diNovo Edge keyboard, which has a mouse (trackwheel + buttons) built in. Both use a (different) Logitech BT receiver widget and worked ...
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Qualcoom Athereos Bluetooth adapter, automatically accept any incoming file?

I've bought a Lenovo C50-30 and I've upgraded it to Windows 10. I'm trying to make it accept any incoming file from bluetooth without having to accept any single file. I have tried looking in the ...
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Bluetooth not working on Lenovo G Series

My Lenovo laptop has suddenly stopped letting me use Bluetooth to transfer data from my phone. Every time I have to reinstall the device drivers of Bluetooth from devmgmt to be able to use it again. ...
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How can I tell which Bluetooth stack my Windows computer is using?

I am a developer and need to support a broad a range of Bluetooth stacks as possible for an application. I need to support Microsoft Broadcom Toshiba Any others I don't know about however finding ...
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Video Chatting Using BlueTooth Headset - Microphone does not work

I am long-time Math SE user but first time here. I am looking for help from you. Sometimes ago I bought Dell XPS-X8700 (Window 8.1) from Amazon, click link here for spec, which I am using to deliver ...
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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 adapter online, but not discoverable and cannot find anything in Linux

I recently purchased an Asunflower Atheros AR5B22 300M Wireless Wifi Bluetooth 4.0 PCI-E Card Desktop Adapter to add wireless and Bluetooth support for my desktop. While the WiFi functionality is fine ...
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SL7 (Fedora) Bluetooth Audio

I have installed Scientific Linux (a variant of Fedora). Ever since I installed it, the connection to Bluetooth speakers has been hit and miss. I have the Gnome desktop. The Bluetooth device is ...
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Is there any way to use the internal bluetooth adapter in a virtual machine?

I want to ask that is there any way to use internal bluetooth adapter in a virtual machine? I want to use the internal bluetooth adapter and my laptop's wireless card in the kali linux that is ...
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Uninstalling Intel Proset/Wireless Bluetooth while upgrading to windows 8

I purchased Windows Upgrade 8 and ran Windows Update Assistant on existing windows 7. However, It is asking me to uninstall Intel Wireless bluetooth, as it is not compatible with windows 8. I did ...
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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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Can I use bluetooth dongle from Logitech G700 to pair it with DualShock4? If yes, how?

I just got myself a DS4 controller and succesfuly using it as an PC gamepad. Now, I was wondering about wireless, can I use the device from my old mouse to connect it to DS4? If I can, how do I unpair ...
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Preventing User Access to Bluetooth Controls

Is there a way in an administrator account to disable the ability of a user to turn Bluetooth off/on in Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 Pro? The goal is to prevent a user from making phone calls or ...
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Bluetooth device in Windows 8 can't be “removed”

Under , I have a BLE device that can't be remove. It shows "not connected", but when I right click and remove, it results in "Remove Failed". I also can not "connect" to it, since that's not an ...
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Multiple Bluetooth dongle?

Can a single computer support 2 Bluetooth dongle to have 10+ functional Slave devices in piconet?
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Automatically open an application when Bluetooth is tuned on

I want an application to execute when my Bluetooth turns on. And also if possible to close the app if Bluetooth turns off.
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How do I use my Samsung Gear Circle bluetooth headset with Windows 7?

I recently purchased the Samsung Gear Circle with the intention of using it both with my Android phone and my PC. It works wonderfully with my phone. I like the sound, fit, look, and features. ...
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Computer audio via bluetooth to soundbar?

I was able to connect my laptop to my VIZIO S4251w. It shows up in my Bluetooth Devices list with a headset icon. However, as you can see from the properties window below it is not set up properly: ...
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How to use bluetooth devices under two different operation systems?

I've got an magic mouse and an apple bluetooth keyboard. I usually run ubuntu on my computer, but sometimes I need to use windows 7 from an external disk. Whenever I boot into the other system I ...
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Add bluetooth mouse to Windows 10 after removing it

I accidentally removed my Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse from the Windows 10 Bluetooth settings. Now it doesn't appear at all in Manage Bluetooth Devices. Any idea how to get it back please?
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My new extra bass bluetooth headphones are making odd noises

I recently got a new set of bluetooth headphones and they work fine with all my devices except my PC. I have a bluetooth chip I got for my PC but thats not the problem because the headphones are ...
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Lenovo G50-70 Bluetooth driver is installed but cannot find devices

I have installed all drivers for Lenovo G50-70 but cannot find devices and so devices cannot discover it via Bluetooth. What is the problem?
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Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones? Can anyone list the type of usb bluetooth dongle I would need and type of headphones to do this? Ideally I just want to have one bluetooth ...
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bluetooth mouse and keyboard on surface pro interfere

Over the last few years, I've used a number (I've got 4 sets!) of: https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/wireless-bluetooth-keyboard-and-mouse-combo/ to connect full size keyboards and mice to my tablets and ...
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How can I increase the A2DP bitpool on Linux?

I recently bought a Bluetooth headset (Philips SHB4000), and got it to stop sounding like a phone after I told Linux (Mint) to use A2DP rather than HSP/HFP. However, there's still an annoying ...
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Can a wireless mouse dongle be used to connect to a cell phone?

My laptop (Compaq Presario V3000) does not have bluetooth. Few months back I bought a bluetooth dongle to connect to my cell phone. One fine day the bluetooth dongle got damaged. Now I also have this ...
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Bluetooth: change scan window time

Is it possible to change Bluetooth scan window time in windows? I've develop an application and it seems that changing scanning window time is not possible application side. I found a page at MSDN ...
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İntel 7260 network card's bluetooth function doesn't work

I have a problem about my wireless card.I have a intel 7260 hmw an half mini pci-e wireless card. It's wireless function is working but bluetooth function is not. When i look at device manager i see ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth are very weak

Sorry for the length. TLDR: Wifi and bluetooth both suck on my desktop. Changed, reinstalled and/or updated almost every part, and their drivers, on the system and no change. Using USB wifi adapters ...
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Windows 10 bluetooth module not working

So, I've just upgraded from win 7 to windows 10. Every time the computer have been shutdown, it will reboot with an unknown or not working bluetooth module. What I have to do to make it work is to ...
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Connect and use a wireless PS3 controller to PC/Windows without USB

I can not for the life of me find any possible way to get a PS3 controller working on my PC without USB connection. I was told that Windows finds drivers for it once connected, but I have no USB ...
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Stream audio from my iPhone to my mac computer via bluetooth using A2DP?

Both OSX and the iPhone support A2DP, both as source-only. I would like to be able to transmit the audio from the iPod app (and other compatible applications) to my computer, i.e. to use my mac as ...
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Windows 7 refuses to accept file transfers via Bluetooth

I have 3 machines with Bluetooth; Desktop running Windows 2000 with a USB dongle Laptop running Windows XP with a USB dongle Laptop running Windows 7 with Bluetooth built in I can send and ...
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Is there anyway to use Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) devices on Mac OS X Mavericks?

I am working a project that transmits data over Bluetooth SPP and would like to use Mac OS X "Mavericks" as an interface. I have read that certain options in the Bluetooth Menu in System Preferences ...
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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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My VAIO laptop isn't detecting my Bluetooth mouse

I have a Microsoft mouse called Designer Bluetooth, anyways... when I click on add device, I click the button on my mouse, but my laptop doesn't detect it, I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium SP1.