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

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Why does my Magic Mouse become jumpy over time?

I've used Apple Magic Mouse for more than a year with my MacBook Pro, and I notice that as time passes its tracking precision degrades. Last month I found myself with an intolerable jumpiness of the ...
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Speeding up bluetooth device detection

I have 3 computers, one on Windows 7, the other on Windows Vista, the last one on MacOS Snow Leopard, connected onto a KVM switch. On that switch, I have a BlueTooth USB dongle that is used to connect ...
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How can I install Microsoft Bluetooth Stack on my laptop

The toshiba bluetooth stack is giving me a hard time to manage and I want to switch to Microsoft's. My netbook uses Microsoft's and I am fine with it. How can I install it on my laptop. I followed ...
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What to look for in Bluetooth devices for easy re-connection

When I have used Bluetooth in the past, it has always been a hassle to reconnect, especially when switching clients (computers). What should I look for in specs to verify that it is as easy as ...
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How do I turn a USB keyboard into a bluetooth keyboard with the Pi? [closed]

Is it possible to use a Raspberry Pi to turn a USB keyboard into a Bluetooth keyboard with a Bluetooth dongle to connect to other devices? If it is possible, I would like to know how...
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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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URGENT - Office Laptop - Bluetooth Headset Installed Not Connecting [closed]

recently bought an Iball base09 bluetooth headset. which i am trying since 3days to install on my office laptop which is blocked with ADMIN PASSWORD all over. IT guy from office installed all the ...
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Bluetooth “Remove Failed” (Windows 8)

My Windows 8 machine does not recognize a device which is connected via BlueTooth across a USB port. Apps are reporting the presence of COM1 and COM2, no others. I disconnected and reconnected my USB ...
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Bluegiga BLED112 Bluetooth dongle disconnect

I'm trying to use a BLED112 USD Bluetoot 4.0 dongle from Bluegiga. The dongle works OK under Windows 8, so I have no reason to think that there is a hardware issue. If I plug it in under Ubunut ...
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Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth?

Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth? Or do you have to buy a 3rd party add-on? From Google, it seems like you needed a 3rd party app to do that.
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Can bluetooth peripherals work without the USB device?

I have a keyboard and mouse that came with a USB "transmitter/receiver" (for lack of the right word). My PC has bluetooth built in. Is there a way to get my keyboard and mouse to talk directly to the ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 Win8 64-bit Bluetooth Compatibility issues

When I try to install the Lenovo Official bluetooth driver on Win8 I get this [messages] (https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/400578_10152802867230198_482164324_n.jpg): my ...
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Are there adaptors available letting to connect a USB device to a BlueTooth host?

There are many USB-attached BlueTooth host controllers letting a user to attach a BlueTooth device to a computer having USB ports but no integrated BlueTooth support. Does an opposite thing exist? A ...
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Unrecognized USB device on front panel when used with bluetooth dongle

I have some strange problem with my front panel. I have a bluetooth dongle plugged in to the front panel USB port (A) and the other port on this front panel is free. When I try to put a thumb drive to ...
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Toshiba bluetooth driver installation stalls at 5 bars

I am trying to install my bluetooth driver after having formatted my laptop but the instillation stalls to these two windows for over 30 minutes and still going on. OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ...
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Is bluetooth 4.0 backwards compatible with bluetooth 2.0+EDR?

I have been unable to find an answer for this. The last spec I seem to find that mentions backward compatibility is 2.1.
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How to Share Builtin Mac Bluetooth with Windows 7 VM through Parallels 8

There seems to be a lot of noise on how to do this. This tutorial should be all that there is: http://kb.parallels.com/en/114686 But when I go into device manager on Windows, the driver cannot be ...
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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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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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How can I share a WQHD monitor & Apple bluetooth keyboard/mouse between a Mac and PC?

I have a Mac Mini that is connect to a 30" WQHD (2560 x 1600) Dual-DVI monitor and Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic trackpad. I'm building a Windows 7 PC and I'd like to have my work space setup ...
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Installing a BMDC into an IBM Thinkpad T41 without one

I have an IBM T41 notebook that came with an MDC (modem daughter card) in its CDC slot. I see many BMDCs (bluetooth/modem daughter cards) for sale on eBay dirt cheap and was considering getting one. ...
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Can I use my iPad to as a speaker for my laptop?

My laptop sound card is not working and I will use ipad's speaker for my laptop with bluetooth pair. For example when I'll watch movie on my laptop, its sound play with my ipad until I fixed my laptop ...
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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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Problems maintaining connection to bluetooth headset in Windows 8

Until a few days ago I was using a bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager PLT510) regularly and without issue in Windows 7, primarily for making calls in Google Talk. I then upgraded to Windows 8 and ...
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Share bluetooth device between different Windows OS on same machine

Is there a way to share device between different windows os'es on the same machine? What I mean is: I've got 2 system partitions Windows 7 Windows 8 I want to share Wireless Entertainment ...
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How can I get the iMac to recognize a wired mouse after disconnecting the bluetooth mouse?

So my bluetooth mouse is working fine but my kids forget to turn it off and I'm using too many batteries. I've decided to switch to a wired mouse but can't get the Mac to recognize it. It acts as if ...
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Windows 8 bluetooth audio choppy when there is network activity

I brought a generic bluetooth dongle for my pc and a Rapoo H6060 Bluetooth headset. After pairing I connected the headset to PC and that's fine. The issue is when I'm listen to music on the ...
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Connect bluetooth phone to Windows 8

I tried every possible way to connect my cell to my laptop Windows 8 via bluetooth but I could not do it. Any suggestions?
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Limited volume when using Bluetooth headset with computer

So I've got this pretty cool Bluetooth headset that sounds amazing on both my Phone and Computer. I'm using the Broadcom Driver to allow me to stream the audio in high quality (not in standard phone ...
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Ubuntu boot menu not recognizing bluetooth keyboard

I have a 21.5" iMac, and I have recently installed Ubuntu on it on a different partition, so i can choose my preferred OS each time i boot the computer. When I installed Ubuntu, it automatically ...
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Debian doesn't find Bluetooth device on Lenovo x200

I can't make my Debian work with Lenovo x200's Bluetooth. According to specification, there is Bluetooth adapter, but I cant find it with lspci, lsusb and dmesg root@altera-laptop:~# lspci 00:00.0 ...
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Enabling Bluetooth on Windows 7 (HP Pavilion)

I have an HP Pavillion g6 with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. On Windows 7, it says that my laptop doesn't have Bluetooth, so I thought that my PC doesn't support Bluetooth at all. However, on Ubuntu, I have ...
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Sharing internet connection via Bluetooth

I am trying to share my laptops (running windows 8) internet connection with my desktop (running windows 7). I have connected two Bluetooth devices correctly but it detects Undefined Network below it ...
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Wireless headset(bluetooth) connect with more than one device simultaneously

There are two devices notebook and android phone that both come with bluetooth, is it possible to connect them together with one bluetooth headset at a time? That means I can listen both sides of ...
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Bluetooth headphones: great quality on iPhone, poor quality on notebook and PC

I recently got a new pair of Sony MDR-1RBT Bluetooth headphones. On my iPhone 4, they sound fantastic. But when I try to use them on my Windows PC or 2010 Macbook Pro, the sound quality drops ...
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OSX Apple Magic Mouse disconnects

I'm having constant disconnects/reconnect on my Apple Magic Mouse (bluetooth). ... following output from Console.app: 4/1/13 8:29:06.000 PM kernel[0]: [AppleMultitouchDevice::willTerminate] entered ...
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Moving bluetooth pairing from one PC to another?

I'd like to be able to move bluetooth pairing from one PC to another so the bluetooth device would automatically pair to the new PC. It appears that this is requires a few things: Moving the ...
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My bluetooth is not working on my Windows 8 laptop?

I have a ASUS Zenbook ultrabook and for some reason I can't turn on the Bluetooth icon. I've tried but it doesn't work. I'm dependent because my keyboard is connected to the laptop through that way. ...
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Wifi internet and network acces only via bluetooth adapter

I want to have wifi access via my bluetooth adapter. I have a computer without wifi adapter, but i do have a bluetooth adapter (usb). I was wondering how to use my bluetooth adapter as a wifi adapter. ...
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Bluetooth mouse with different devices?

I had a bluetooth mouse that I connected with my PC. But when I wanted to connect it with another device it disconnected it with my PC and later on I had to connect it again with my PC if I wanted to ...
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Bluetooth dongle with support for A2DP and the AAC codec

I recently bought some Sony MDR-1RBT headphones which can be used via audio cable, but also via Bluetooth. They support BT 3.0 with A2DP and use SBC or AAC as codec. Unfortunately they do not support ...
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Will a USB Bluetooth device still work if Bluetooth is disabled in BIOS?

I have a work laptop which (reportedly) has Bluetooth disabled in BIOS. This is naturally password protected so the "easy option" of simply changing the BIOS won't work. This drives me nuts since it ...
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Does the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 support bluetooth?

Just got a Lenovo x230 to replace my x200s, and I was wondering if the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 chipset supports bluetooth? I can find no indicators that it does in the Control Panel.
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Bose 2 Bluetooth headset doesn't show in Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 Audio Devices

System specs: Windows8 Pro with Media Center 3 GB RAM 2 TB HDD All drivers are current. When I first installed Windows 8 Pro I also installed Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 (DNS12) and a Bluetooth ...
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Toshiba, bluetooth, and corrupt tosbtAPI.dll

I cannot activate my bluetooth connection in my netbook. An error comes up like missing or corrupt 'tosbtapi.dll'. How to handles this problem? Many site offering the tosbtapi.dll, but I dont trust ...
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Unpairing an already-paired Apple wireless keyboard

I have a Bluetooth Apple Wireless Keyboard that is paired to a machine I cannot currently access to unpair the keyboard. I would like to unpair it from this computer to use it with another machine. I ...
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Disable bluetooth control dialog from popping up when a track change occurs?

I use a wired set of headphones when I have my laptop docked and connect to my phone using the Bluetooth audio sink in order to play music. This all works great, I just open the device profile and ...
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What Bluetooth File Managers Are There? [closed]

I am looking for software that will allow me to manage the file system on my Samsung Galaxy S3 over Bluetooth. By "manage the file system" I specifically mean to connect to the phone from my computer ...
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How do I stop the message “Bluetooth device not discoverable” from appearing every time I turn on my computer?

This only started happening recently, presumably after updating my bluetooth driver from windows update. I've tried going into the system tray options and making the icon "hide icon and ...
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I have seen some tutorials that lead you to add a device ID into the valid IDs in the drivers of another device. How does this work?

Let's say I have a generic bluetooth adapter, and the default drivers don't support A2DP. So I download some drivers for another bluetooth adapter that do support A2DP. First, when I try to install ...