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 Bluetooth headset stop my internet-using programs from working?

On my Windows 10 enabled laptop, I was able to use my Bluetooth headset just fine yesterday, when it was fresh out of the package. Now today, I've noticed that whenever I connect the headset to my ...
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Can I connect to a Bluetooth Device without unpairing it in Windows 10?

I have a dualshock 4, which I connect to using bluetooth. However, everytime I want to re connect to it after disconnecting, I have to unpair it, then repair it. Is there a bypass for this? I have ...
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I want to use my mobile phone to play audio from my computer using Bluetooth

How can I connect my mobile phone to a computer over Bluetooth, so I can play sound using the phone's speaker? I would like to do two things using Bluetooth: Play computer audio over the mobile ...
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Bluetooth Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse keeps disconnecting

I am using a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse which connects to the Windows 7 64-bit PC via bluetooth (PC has a USB bluetooth receiver). The mouse will disconnect several times a day for several seconds ...
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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Create Bluetooth PAN between iPhone and Windows (Reverse Tethering)

It's really easy to create a Bluetooth personal area network between iPhone and MAC OS X. On Windows, it's quite difficult. We can pair iPhone but the link icon never appears in iOS status bar. The ...
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How to deal with excessive audio latency

My audio latency is excessive. The discrepancy between video (through HDMI) and sound is like 1000 ms. I'm using bluetooth that fires to wireless omni 10 speaker. The only way I know to reduce ...
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Why is Bluetooth PAN functioning slowly on one machine but fine on another?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and the Bluetooth dongle which I use to connect to the Internet via Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) is only functioning at 12% of what it should be according ...
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Create “Join a Personal Area Network” shortcut?

I am using Windows 8.1, When I right click the bluetooth icon on system traybar, there is Join a Personal Area Network I would like to create that shortcut on my desktop, it looks like this, only ...
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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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Unlock Windows 10 with Bluetooth proximity?

There used to be an application or two which would cause Windows to lock and unlock based on the proximity of a paired Bluetooth device. These apps don't seem to exist anymore, and I'm surprised ...
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Share Internet from Windows 10 to Mac OS X via Bluetooth

I have managed to share Internet from my MacBook Air to my Windows 10 netbook successfully. But sometimes I'm using the Windows computer as the primary one for various reasons and want to share in ...
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Bluetooth enabled and “working correctly” but not finding any devices

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 6051ei notebook running Windows 7 Professional 64bit . And, as the title states. I switch on bluetooth and enable it, but when I scan for devices, it doesn't find anything. I ...
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Changing other bluetooth device's name in Ubuntu 15.10

Here's my list of bluetooth paired devices: It's really not useful when I want to connect to any of those. Is there a way to edit the names to recognize each different device?
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Bluetooth radio device is not available

I reinstalled my Windows 7 operating system, and have since been unable to detect my Logitech m555b bluetooth mouse. Here is some info about my system: I have have a working connection with a ...
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Dell Laptop and Generic Bluetooth Radio

I have a Cambridge Silicon Wave Link Bluetooth Adapter and need info, the driver version is 5.1 260.5512 distributed by Microsoft. How do I tell if a Bluetooth receiver will accept a signal to it from ...
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Struggling with my Sony bluetooth headset dr-btn200 Windows 8.1

I have contacted Sony about it, but they simply say that they do not support windows os as this bt headphone is made for phones. (even though windows is listed here) I have checked this and this ...
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Connecting one bluetooth keyboard to multiple devices

Is it possible to connect one bluetooth keyboard to multiple computers (MacBook Pro, PC - both are bluetooth enabled) and switch between them like a KVM switch does?
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Do laptops have Bluetooth interface by default?

I'm trying to connect my Dell Latitude E5450 Windows 10 to home audio system via Bluetooth. I'm wondering where a Bluetooth icon in tray bar is. Do laptops support Bluetooth interface by default or ...
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Bluetooth headset buzzing background noise when playing sound

I have this buzzing background noise when any sound is played, including for example the small ping when you adjust the volume of headset/speakers that Windows plays. I've checked that all ...
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Same Bluetooth Dongle - Different OS - Different Range

Background: My laptop has undergone a serious upgrading and turned into a project for me - part of this upgrade was to Take the optical drive bay out, install a second HDD and make it a hackintosh ...
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Make Windows 10 Recognize Bluetooth Dongle as Bluetooth?

I stumbled across a six pin header on my motherboard designed for an internal Bluetooth module that uses USB protocols to communicate, and ended up making the actual cable that allowed me to place the ...
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How to connect aptx speakers with PC?

Would I need a special bluetooth dongle for my PC? I already connect my PC to OMNI 10 via bluetooth. However, the sound delay is 1000 ms. I want to buy a headset that support aptx. Will I need a ...
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I can't get wlan0 to show up. I have alfa awus036h adapter

This is for VirtualBox. I have tried to download compat wireless like everyone else does, but when I "make unload" this happens: root@kali:~/Downloads/compat-wireless-2010-06-26-p# make unload ...
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How can I connect to bluetooth headphones from command line?

I have a pair of bluetooth headphones that, when started (or restarted) don't always trigger my computer to automatically connect to them. In those cases I have to go into the sound menu, find the ...
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Act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device

Is there a possibility to act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device so that no software needs to be installed on the smartphone?
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Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 not working, but paired Wireless Mouse 5000 on same receiver does?

I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 that was bought paired with a Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000. They're both Bluetooth and use the same receiver. The keyboard no longer works. The ...
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How many devices can be hooked up to one PC Bluetooth adapter at a time?

I'd like to buy a bluetooth adapter to hook up game-console controllers to my PC. However, I need to know if I can play 4-player games with 4 controllers using only one adapter, or if I need to buy ...
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Missing Bluetooth Drivers After Windows 10 Upgrade

People keep saying to disable/delete/turn on a bluetooth driver that is no where to be found? Here is the kicker! I downloaded a bluetooth installer here is what it said: No unconfigured ...
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Accept calls from my iPhone 4S on my Windows 7 PC

What steps would be necessary to connect an iPhone 4S to a Windows 7 desktop computer, and then to accept a phone call from the microphone/headset on my computer? I'm essentially looking to pair my ...
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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 Headset pairs and appears in Sound Devices, but shows as Disconnected?

Edit: A random crash and a restart fixed this. Probably a restart would have sufficed. I recently got a TrueBlue TB-100T3 and tried pairing it with my computer (Windows 7 64-bit). At first it ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth enabled. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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Why connecting omni 10 speakers with bluetooth results in lower quality sound?

I am connecting omni 10 speakers with my computer's bluetooth. This is what I see As you can see from the picture. It has only 16 bit 44k hz sound and I can't change that. My regular hdmi has ...
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How can I tell my Win10 PC to connect to my bluetooth headphones?

I've paired some headphones to my PC. I use these headphones for both my phone and my PC. I will frequently come home with my headphones connected to my phone and want to switch them to my PC. ...
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Can I use any modern Bluetooth dongle with a modern headset on Windows 8.1?

I have a Logitech H600 wireless headset but have lost the USB dongle. I see I could buy a replacement dongle from Logitech for a reasonable price but I consider their postage cost unreasonable for ...
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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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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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Linux startup script to connect to bluetooth and cron to keep it connected

I have a mini Bluetooth keyboard and a Raspberry Pi running a Debian-based distro. I know the MAC address of the keyboard but for this question, let’s just use AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF. Right now I have to ...
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How to turn on the Bluetooth of my laptop?

This is my first question to the site. I have a problem where I can't turn on the bluetooth on my laptop. If anybody could give help me solve this I'd be very grateful! Laptop Details - Dell Latitude ...
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Bluetooth Software for Dell Inspiron One 2320

Where to download the bluetooth software for DELL Inspiron One 2320, as I accidentally deleted it and now the bluetooth is not working?
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Advance a Bluetooth device from paired to connected Win10

A bluetooth medical device is paired (indicated in screenshot) with a Win10 laptop and the two communicate via SPP (serial port protocol). What user actions can be taken to prompt the connections so ...
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Bluetooth vs Wifi. Which one has more bandwidth? [duplicate]

I've been reading articles like this http://wrensound.com/should-my-wireless-audio-system-use-bluetooth-or-wifi/ I uses bluetooth to access my omni 10 harman kardon speaker. I am very disappointed ...
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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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How to re-install Bluetooth drivers on Windows 8.1 without manufacturer specific instructions?

My Bluetooth suddenly failed one day. Looking at the settings, it reports the dreaded "Code 43": Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) I couldn't find any ...
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Bluetooth suddenly gone on Windows 8.1 - service running, no tray icon, no settings

With no warning, while I was replying to an email in Outlook, bluetooth just went away on my Windows 8.1 tablet (Wacom Cintiq Companion 2). [UPDATE] The problem went away after several hours and ...
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Bluetooth disappeared in Windows 10

I have a Lenovo G580 laptop. In the past, using Windows 8, I could use Bluetooth to connect to other devices. Installing Win10, bluetooth simpply dissappeared. I can't anything realated to bluetooth ...
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Binding a Bluetooth device to a Linux serial device

I'm trying to redirect Bluetooth input from a gamepad to a serial device (/dev/XXX), but I haven't been able to do so. I'm running Raspbian Jessie. I'm able to pair and trust the gamepad via ...
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Why can't I send files via my laptop's bluetooth?

Every time I try to send a file via my laptop's Bluetooth I get this error: So I headed over to my device manager and tried to update the drivers but it says that the device drivers could not be ...
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Can't connect bluetooth mouse windows 7

Recently I bought a bluetooth mouse and now I have troubles with connecting it to my Windows 7 32bit. I have tried Control Panel -> Devices and Printers -> Add Device but no device was found. I ...