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

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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.
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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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Dell bluetooth mouse and keyboard not working on Windows 10

I have just installed Windows 10 but I am now stuck on the welcome back screen. It seems to me that my keyboard and mouse are not working and its the only one I have. Do I have to buy wired ones in ...
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How would be there a way to sync two folders via Bluetooth?

I have a computer called Alice and another computer called Bob, both running Windows, and both are connected and paired via Bluetooth. While it is possible to send files one by one from 1 computer to ...
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Bluetooth Speaker no bass on windows 10 / not showing up in Devices and Printers

I have a Bluetooth speaker that works without drivers on all platforms. However, when connected to my computer the speaker has no bass. It seems from similar questions that this can be resolved by ...
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Two parts: 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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Option to Turn Bluetooth on or off is Missing

I want to disable Bluetooth on my laptop running Windows 10 Pro x64, but I have a problem: the option to do so is missing even though I know that it was previously available. Here is the Bluetooth ...
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Wireless keyboards / mice with better range than Logitech Unifying? [on hold]

With quite fresh batteries and unobstructed line of sight, my Logitech Unifying keyboard and mouse start to get unreliable (buffer effect) beyond about 2 m (6 feet). And I would like to be able move ...
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Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse not working

I got a new Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse with a new Dell E5550 notebook. It is simply not working, I have tried with three different computers (Win 7 x64, Win 7 x32, Win Vista) and it is not ...
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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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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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Bluetooth not working on MSI GS60 2QE

I have a problem with my Bluetooth and honestly the Killer Network card makes me angry. The bluetooth worked fine since I've bought my computer, but earlier a bug has happened with bluetooth on ...
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Raspberry Pi Serial Bluetooth Module not detected

I have a serial Bluetooth module built for Arduino, but I need to get it to work on a Raspberry Pi (Running Raspbian). I installed bluetooth, bluez and I have it wired up with the TXD and RXD crossed. ...
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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 this ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack BT Assistant Pop up every time I connect Audio Device

Every Time I connect my BT device to my computer, which is every boot, I have annoying pop-ups from Toshiba Bluetooth Stack saying this device is not the default audio device, and It is, and I don't ...
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Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter for Windows 10 [on hold]

I'm having difficulty getting an ASUS Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter working in Windows 10 (x64), not sure what the model of the card is but it is using a Broadcom bcm4352 chipset. I can't find a ...
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how can I sniff Bluetooth traffic coming from my and another device?

I am trying to debug some Bluetooth traffic. I have one windows computer that I have full access too, I have an android phone, and I have a wireless hardware device. I want to know if there is a way ...
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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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no local bluetooth device was detected

My bluetooth device has stopped working and I see the error message: "no local bluetooth device was detected". This happened after I updated to windows 8.1 and I'm not getting solutions on the net. ...
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Intel 7260 HMW in a Dell E6410 - No bluetooth

I have installed a Intel 7260AC in an Intel E6410. The wifi works superbly, but the Bluetooth drivers cannot install. Are there any drivers for it? I have tried the official drivers and other drivers ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse no longer connects to Lenovo Z50 Windows 8.1 Laptop

I bought a Microsoft Designer Mouse about two months ago and had virtually no problems with it for about two weeks before it started to disconnect and I had to start manually starting the Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth driver download

My Bluetooth peripheral device doesn't work, how can I fix it or download the driver? My PC is a HP-Pavilion dv6, I am using Windows 7 X64.
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microsoft designer mouse can't pair on Lenovo, windows 7 laptop

I've tried it all, I purchased a Microsoft Designer Bluetooth® Mouse, but unable to pair it with my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e520. Tried to update system with this, but installation process is stopped ...
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Is it possible to use aptX on unsupported computers or phones?

I've been reading up recently on different ways of wirelessly streaming media. At first I ignored bluetooth connections because of the quality, but then I started reading about aptX, which sounded ...
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Dell Latitude E6420: Dell Wireless 375 bluetooth constantly choppy

My configuration: Hardware Dell Latitude E6420 laptop Core i5 2520M with on-chip integrated graphics 8 GB DDR3 1 TB Samsung 850 Pro SSD Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Module (USB; VendorID 413C; ...
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How do I automatically connect at startup to a bluetooth mouse on Debian 8?

I've got a Microsoft bluetooth mouse and I'd like it to work right away at boot. I've used bluetoothctl to pair and trust it, and I can connect to it, but only if I put the mouse in discoverable ...
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Microsoft bluetooth mouse on RHEL6

I am using rhel6 and I have a bluetooth mouse from microsoft I am trying to pair it on my system but my system won't recognize it. I have followed up with some information which might help with the ...
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Troubleshooting Bluetooth device did not accept stereo audio connection

I just bought Skullcandy "Hesh 2 Wireless" Bluetooth enabled headphones. I connected them to my Windows computer by adding a bluetooth device and everything worked well. After disconnecting and ...
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How to set bluetooth headphones as default audio output?

My computer is a laptop Dell Inspiron N5110 with built-in Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed Adapter. I want to use my new Bluetooth headphones Sennheiser MM 500-X as default ...
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Force bluetooth headphones to connect with A2DP profile on WIndows

I just got a pair of Bluetooth headphones (specifically, Jaybird Sprint) which supports connection with two different devices at the same time. Quoting the user guide, it says: The headphones can ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 Bluetooth Works but not WIFI in a Dell Inspiron M5040

I upgraded the wireless in my Dell Inspiron M5040 (running Windows 7 64bit) to a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 and have had some weird problems with it. Initially I could install both the Wireless ...
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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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Airport card not working

I have a Macbook pro mid 2010. A time ago I replaced my superdrive with an extra hard drive. All works fine. But I replaced the second hard drive, and managed to damage the Airport connector (a tiny ...
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Permanently reject Bluetooth pairing request

There's some keyboard device that attempts to pair with my iMac about every 30 seconds. The reject button only removes it temporarily. Same with the disconnect. Discoverable is already off for the ...
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Unwanted dialog when connecting smartphone with Bluetooth in windows 7

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy S5 to my Windows 7 notebook, the following window appears: How can I get rid of this?
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Bluetooth Capture Interface missing on Wireshark / Kali Linux 1.1.0a

I'm trying to capture local bluetooth traffic from my device running Kali Linux 1.0.0a with wireshark. However, the bluetooth capture interface is not shown. According to the documenation it should be ...
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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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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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Send realtime keystrokes to machine from external source without installing software on that machine? Perhaps a USB dongle that registers as keyboard?

I have a few bare-bones systems running legacy software on creaking hardware. I want to be able to automate a lot of tasks by using auto hotkey scripts for tasks that currently, must be performed ...
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Files from Android to Windows 8.1 pc

i would like to transfer some pictures from android phone to my windows 8.1 laptop over a bluetooth, but even when i paired the devices i don't have on the bt icon in windows buttons to send or ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth no work

After Windows 8.1 upgreade, Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth AR3012 quit working. The icon no longer appears in the tray by clock to turn on/off. I went to: This PC -> Properties -> Device Manager and this ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth mouse jitter with Wifi on

I'm facing some weird mouse behavior with my Bluetooth mouse on a PC running Windows 8.1. The problem is that the mouse will periodically begin to "jitter" for some time and then stop again.. And by ...
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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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Will any PS3 Dualshock 3 work on any Bluetooth capable PC?

I am searching for the convenience of a cheap Dualshock 3, and I've found really cheap ones online that say they are wireless; have a built-in, rechargeable battery; and function using Bluetooth. ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices in Windows 7

My Lenovo ThinkPad E320 Laptop running Windows 7 64bit has recently been refusing to detect any Bluetooth devices. I have tried to connect, using 'Add devices' under 'devices and printers' to two ...
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Is it possible to use two pairs of headphones on the same PC (cable and bluetooth)

does any body know if it is possible to use two pairs of headphones on the same PC? One connected via cable and the second via bluetooth.
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Trying to fully remove a bluetooth device from Mavericks

So I've run into an issue. I had been using my bluetooth headset that I use with my laptop for a few Google Hangout calls and the quality was awful so I stopped. My problem is now that whenever I ...
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Trying to enable bluetooth on startup (Debian)

I have already paired and connected some devices successfully. In order to do so I had to use rfkill. $ sudo bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# power on Failed to set power on: org.bluez.Error.Blocked ...
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“A remote device needs a Bluetooth Passkey” when trying to pair with a mouse

I have two Windows 7 PC's at my desk. I installed a Class 1 Bluetooth adapter on the first system, and was able to connect to a mouse using the Add Device option in Devices. It worked pretty ...
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Setting the volume on bluetooth audio

Which way is the bluetooth audio volume implemented - is the volume value sent together with the original data stream, or does the sender adjust the data itself. Or in practical terms - should I ...