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

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Is it possible to use a bluetooth headset mic while having High quality sound

I have a Plantronics BackBeat Sense SE bluetooth headset. When Connecting it to Windows 10, it installs two profiles in Playback devices list: 1- PLT_BBTSENSE Hands-Free. 2- PLT_BBTSENSE Stereo. ...
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Problems with some keys using Apple wireless keyboard on a PC running Windows 7

I am using Apple Wireless Swedish keybord connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad T550 and Windows 7 I love the keyboard but I have problems with some keys The "< >" key and "§" key are swapped so when I ...
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Keys dead in Apple Wireless Keyboard after cleaning

I gave my Apple Wireless Keyboard a cleaning using a damp cloth and dishwashing soap. None of the keys have worked since. Although I was careful, some water may have gotten under one or two other keys....
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how to change a bluetooth device properties

How do you change a bluetooth device properties? I have a bluetooth HDMX speaker and it's working - connecting to win7 - but under win7 bluetooth devices it is showing up as a headset instead of a ...
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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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Apple Magic Trackpad is working great, then randomly stops until hciconfig reset

I paired a Apple Magic Trackpad with my laptop through the KDE bluetooth system. It works fine until I touch it with too many fingers or swipe it too much resembling some sort of a gesture (or until ...
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Can I share my Internet from my laptop by bluetooth?

I want to share the Internet connection from my Windows 7 PC using Bluetooth so my other devices can connect to the Internet through my computer. Do you know if this is possible?
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Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
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Connecting Apple Wireless Keyboard on Fedora 15

I have an Apple Wireless bluetooth keyboard that I'd like to use with my Laptop running Fedora 15. The Bluetooth GUI tool is being extremely unhelpful. It simply shows the keyboard in the list of ...
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Lenovo E320 is in airplane mode, says toggle hardware switch, but has no hardware switch and WiFi is still hard locked

Yesterday, my laptop (Lenovo E320) suddenly enabled "Airplane mode" after reboot, saying I should toggle my hardware switch to enable wifi (and bluetooth) again. The thing is I don't have such switch ...
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Win8 bluetooth keyboard issue

I installed the Windows 8 developer preview but somehow it doesnt work with the apple wireless keyboard/ Intel Centrino Bluetooth 3.0 stick. Windows says it has installed the sticks driver properly ...
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Is it possible to control the LED on Apple Wireless Keyboard on Linux?

I use an Apple Wireless Keyboard on Linux 3.0 and have remapped the CapsLock Key and use it frequently now and would like to turn off the LED as it has lost its function. There is a question regarding ...
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How secure is Apple's Bluetooth keyboard?

Can anybody post any documentation on how Mac OS X and Apple's Bluetooth keyboard pair up with each other? I have seen the articles Apple keyboard pairing over Bluetooth and Which wireless keyboard ...
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Microsoft Band 2 fails to sync via Laptop

My setting: Android phone with Microsoft health installed Windows 10 laptop with MS health installed Microsoft Band 2 which is paired with both devices Same account is used for both MS Health While ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth disappears until power down

I have seen a lot of posts/threads related to windows and Bluetooth "disappearing". Most seemed to be resolved with reboots/service changes/etc. I think my issue may be different but I'm not sure how ...
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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 Compatibility issue between Radio with 2.1 and headphones with 4.2

need your suggestion on resolving an audio issue between the built-in radio on my motorbike Triumph 1200 Trophy SE (with BT 2.1 + EDR, A2DP enabled) and my intercom INTERPHONE URBAN (with BT 4.2, A2DP ...
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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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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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Bluetooth handsfree better quality

Is some how posibble to get better audio quality sound when bluetooth headphones are on hands-free mode? Because when is only audio, sound qaulity is good (16bit 44kHz), but when i need talk through ...
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Swap Fn and CTRL on bluetooth keyboard [duplicate]

so yesterday I bought a bluetooth keyboard, because I have plugged in an external monitor to my laptop and the laptop is too far away to reach, but I didn't notice that the Fn key is right in the ...
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Which Bluetooth Stack supports APT-X on Windows 7

I'm thinking about buying wireless desktop speakers for ease of use with different audio sources (Notebooks, Mobile Phone etc.). For higher audio quality over the standard A2DP protocol there are ...
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How to browse bluetooth files to or from Windows® 10 without third party apps?

On older Windows® (including Windows 8.1®) I could browse bluetooth devices so I could choose where I was sending files on my phone. I could also browse the computer from my phone (I always used my ᴘᴄ ...
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How to get rid of Dell bluetooth Media control bar?

In the image, if you look at the taskbar, you can see a bar with the Bluetooth icon on it and some media control buttons. I added this by mistake when I connected by phone to transfer a file and Dell ...
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How to turn ON bluetooth in Dell Inspiron?

I bought a new Dell Inspiron laptop a month ago. The company had pre-installed all the required software in my laptop. As such, the bluetooth used to be switched ON whenever I switched on my machine. ...
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Windows bluetooth headset options disabled

I have a Skullcandy smoking Buds 2 wireless headset and it seems that the 2 options for enabling music and calls are disabled. I had connected to the same laptop before and was able to use the headset ...
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Bluetooth repeater? [on hold]

I've got a digital thermometer for my BBQ. I have it linked to my i-phone by bluetooth. What I would like is to monitor the digital thermometer from anywhere with my i-phone. Miles away. Is there a ...
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BLE device usage probability in United States in a car audio system

I am working on a module where an iOS app detects the nearby BLE devices. Specifically in a car. Goal is to find the distance between the device and the car audio system using the RSSI value generated ...
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Bluetooth keeps crashing on Dell Inspiron 1545

Today my ADSL was down, so I was using Bluetooth to connect to my phone for extended periods. Twice the connection Bluetooth connection just dropped, and no Bluetooth icon was found in the tray. ...
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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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How do I turn on Bluetooth on a Dell Latitude E6410?

I have recently acquired a Dell Latitude E6410. It's great, but I can't get Bluetooth to work. I have enabled Bluetooth for the wireless switch in the BIOS. However, whenever I try and install the ...
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Bluetooth not working on Inspiron 9400

It used to work when I had Windows XP installed, but now, with Windows 7, it isn't even showing up in my device manager. I tried updating the drivers but that didn't fix the issue?
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Unable to turn off Bluetooth in Windows 10

My Laptop got upgraded to Windows 10 yesterday. Since then, I can't turn off the Bluetooth. Clicking the Bluetooth icon in the Action center opens the PC settings. There it's searching for other ...
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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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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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Quick copy and paste over Bluetooth

Can I make quick copy & pastes between devices over Bluetooth? I know how to move files between devices but have always felt that a clipboard-like approach would be a great feature. Examples: ...
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Wi-Fi & Bluetooth drivers for Dell Inspiron 1564 for Fedora 23

I recently installed Fedora 23 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 but even after updating whole system (sudo -y install update) Wi-Fi is not working. How to install Wi-Fi & Bluetooth drivers for Fedora 23 ...
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How can I script a bluetooth device to connect/disconnect?

I have bluetooth headphones which I use to both listen to music from my mobile phone and to listen to videos on my laptop. They cannot be connected to both devices at once (note here), so I have to ...
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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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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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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 10 laptop can't receive call on bluetooth paired windows phone

I just upgraded my dell laptop x64bits from windows 8.1 to 10 and find it difficult to pick my calls on my laptop anymore since the upgrade. My windows phone is paired to it but it does not ring or ...
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Can I use a mini PCI-E card in a standard motherboard with PCI/PCI Express slots?

I'm helping someone build a computer and they absolutely insist on having an internal Bluetooth adapter. I've been searching around for a PCI-E/PCI based Bluetooth adapter but I've had no luck ...
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Listen to same audio using two bluetooth headphones

I recently bought two bluetooth headphones for me and my wife. They both work perfectly. We decided to use them last night to watch a stream on the main PC to not disturb the kids sleeping on the ...
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BLE support in ubuntu

How can I know if my computer supports BLE, I wrote simple applications on Arduino using this board, now I want to write the same application but on my ubuntu computer, I read that Bluez which is ...
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Set up vibration motor when using Wiimote with xboxdrv

I've got a Wii remote connected via bluetooth to my Ubuntu machine. After testing it with fftest I know that the system can turn on the vibration in the wiimote. How do I configure xboxdrv to support ...
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Bad sound through bluetooth headphones

I have a problem with the sound quality of a pair of Acoustic CHP600BT Solutions Bluetooth Headphones - Black. When I connect these headphones to my phone (Samsung S2 plus), the sound quality is ...
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Android Bluetooth Refuses to Connect

So, I'm using a Windows 10 and an android Kitkat. I'm trying to connect them via Bluetooth. I can do it once, but then once I've disconnected them, there's no way to reconnect them. Eventually it does ...
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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 ...