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

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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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Windows 8.1 Does not Detect Bluetooth Headset

I have the Motorola S11 Flex HD wireless Bluetooth headset which I have had connected to a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth for Desktop card. This ...
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Expose a wired keyboard connected to a laptop to an iOS device as a Bluetooth keyboard

I have a keyboard connected to my Windows laptop and I'd like to use it as a Bluetooth keyboard discoverable by my iOS device. In essence, I want my iOS device to be able to connect to the laptop via ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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Pairing Bluetooth device with PIN fails

I'm trying to pair my old BlackBerry 8310 to my Linux desktop (up-to-date Debian Sid, 3.15-10.dmz.1-liquorix-amd64) by using blueman and its associated tools. Scanning for the device works equally ...
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How do I disable a bluetooth adapter and install a new one in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro (8.2). I have a faulty bluetooth antenna that I am not interested in paying to fix. In windows I have a usb bluetooth dongle and I just keep the built in ...
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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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Applescript to connect to bluetooth device

I'm trying to create an applescript to allow me to connect to a bluetooth device by it's Bluetooth ID. So far, i've managed to get an applescript to turn on bluetooth if it's off. Here's the code: ...
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Disable Connected / Connection Lost bezels on OS X

Is there a way to disable the notifications shown when the connection status of a Bluetooth device changes? (Either globally or per device.) You could remove /System/Library/LoginPlugins/...
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How to configure Mac OS X Snow Leopard to automatically connect to my Bluetooth Speakers for sound output?

I have a bluetooth speaker that I use for audio output on Snow Leopard (the Sony SRS-BT100). Generally I like it, except for one thing: When my laptop wakes from sleep it does not automatically ...
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Can I boost or repeat a bluetooth signal?

I am getting into smoking meat. The smoker is about 500 feet from the kitchen. I have a thermometer that is Bluetooth enabled. It is paired with an ios device. But I cant be in the kitchen and be ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Raspbian: OBEX FTP to phone over bluetooth

I am trying to send a file over Bluetooth through OBEX. I have installed the obexftp package. I am able to pair the phone using pair in bluetoothctl. When I try to transfer a file with this : sudo ...
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How do I fix the “missing WiFi” issue with the Windows 10 upgrade?

I've read a lot of suggested fixes for this. I've tried the Command Prompt reg edit fix to no avail. I upgraded to Windows 10 back in August 2015. I've not paid attention to the absence of the Wi Fi ...
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Bluetooth earpiece pairs, connects, but plays no sound.

My earpiece worked fine until BOOM, it didn't. (Suspicion: I had recently run "Driver Booster 2", but I seem to recall the earpiece working after that - at least for awhile...Correlation, Causation)? ...
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Windows 8.1 bluetooth disables after a while

Since my Windows forcefully upgraded from 8 to 8.1 my Microsoft Designer Mouse stopped working properly. It's a Bluetooth Low Energy device. It pairs well. Works for some 3-7min and stops working. ...
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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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how to connect a bluetooth decive that doesn't require a password?

I have a CSR bluetooth radio, a bluetooth dongle. I'm trying to connect my wiimote to my laptop. Wheneve I try to connect it, it asks for the pairings code, but (after searching online) it turns out ...
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Possible to use Bluetooth headset in Stereo mode with Mic?

Okay, so I have this bluetooth headset (it's a Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless). I want to use it with my PC which is running Windows 8.1. I can pair it just fine. After pairing it adds three devices under ...
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Is it possible for my bluetooth headset to have high microphone input?

I feel like I'm approaching this problem from the opposite direction from many on the interwebs. I don't care very much about speaker quality. I spend most of the day in voip calls in Google Hangouts ...
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Bluetooth keyboard emulator on Windows, connected to iPhone

The iPhone is sitting on my desk, on my right, in a dock. It has a Bluetooth keyboard attached, so I waste less time lifting it, typing and then putting it back in. Is there a software on Windows ...
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Debian Linux - “hcitool scan” does not find devices

I use free VMware player with Debian 7 image. I use Cambridge Silicone Radio Bluetooth USB adapter "hciconfig" shows me two interfaces (I don't know why two, and I don't know with which I should work)...
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Why/how does switching devices “invalidate” the Bluetooth connection?

Sorry if the title is confusing, couldn't really come up with a more descriptive one. So I have a soundbar (Samsung HW-F450) with Bluetooth. I can and I do connect to it from my laptop to listen to ...
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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 does Windows determine which network status icon to show?

I installed Bluesoleil to experiment with an old Bluetooth adapter, and then I uninstalled it. After it was uninstalled, the systray icon for network status always shows a red X. However, I'm ...
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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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Convert Bluetooth Headset to 3.5mm Stereo Out And Mic In (Duplex)

I know stereo 3.5mm jack to Bluetooth dongles exist for Bluetooth headphones. But what if this is for a Bluetooth headset with a Mic? Are there Bluetooth dongles for line-in also? For example, my ...
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Bluetooth not seeing mouse (Fedora)

I have a Lenovo S10 'netbook' that I've installed Fedora 17 ("LXDE spin") on. So far pretty much everything works great, except, the on-board Bluetooth. lsusb shows the controller present (0a5c:2101 ...
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Don't see “Bluetooth Radios” and bluetooth not working on Bootcamp Windows 7

I've been trying to get my Logitech Dinovo Bluetooth Keyboard working on my Windows 7 partition. Unfortunately it is not finding any bluetooth devices. I have no issues whatsoever on the OSX partition ...
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enable blutooth modem internet connection sharing in windows 7

i am trying to use internet over Sony Xperia P using my laptop's bluetooth connection. SO the idea is to make use of internet connection from my laptop and extend it via bluetooth so that i can use it ...
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Pairing 2 laptops via bluetooth and using one keyboard to control the other

I'm using a Windows 7 laptop attached to my tv. I have a wireless usb keyboard attached to it, however, I'd love to be able to control my laptop via another laptop via bluetooth. Is this possible? ie ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Bluetooth 4.0 with Headset

I have a Samsung Laptop running Windows 7 x64 with a Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Bluetooth 4.0 radio which I have paired with a Motorola Razor Bluetooth headset. Whenever the the headset connects ...
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Problems with bluetooth headset on fedora 17

I tried bluetooth-wizard and bluedevil. It didn't work. I'm trying to use my bluetooth headset on my Dell Inspiron 1525, running Fedora 17, using a dongle. lsusb lists the dongle as follows: dbus....
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Bluetooth PAN connection between several Windows machines

I am looking for a way to connect several Windows 7 machines via Bluetooth PAN. It is easy to create PAN connection between two PCs playing PANU role (make one discoverable and connect to it via ...
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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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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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How can I have bluetooth enabled at startup?

I have bluetooth keyboards that I want to use on my WinXP and Win7 machines, but I quickly discovered that I have to log in to Windows before I can use any bluetooth devices. Is there an easy to way ...
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Windows XP SP3 - Freezes at “Preparing for Hibernate” (or StandBy) caused by Bluetooth driver

Dell Lattitude E6410, 4GB ram, Windows XP SP3. I've had it for about 6 months, it has been very well behaved, no unexpected problems to speak off. Then suddenly, in the last three days, it froze ...
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How to install Bluetooth on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

I noticed that the release notes for service pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 says that it enables Bluetooth support. I've apply the upgrade but I could not figure out how to get my Bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu, sending file through bluetooth

I want to send a file named read.txt using command: bluetooth-sendto. It works using the direct command on terminal bluetooth-sendto --device=MACADDR path/to/read.txt. I want to execute it with this ...
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Pairing Bluetooth with a Sony CMT-X3CD Audio System

I have a Sony CMT-X3CD Audio System which I am trying to pair bluetooth with my Dell Inspiron 15 PC. Not having any luck. Can anyone tell me where I maybe going wrong. I think I may have to install ...
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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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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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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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Does Windows 7 Starter support Bluetooth Personal Area Networks?

I know my two devices running Windows 10 support Bluetooth Personal Area Networks. There are some differences between how some of the same functionality is accessed between Windows 7 and 10. I can't ...
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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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Windows 10 x64 not Recognizing USB Bluetooth Dongle

I'm using a Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 USB dongle so I can use my DualShock 3 controllers wirelessly. To do this, I had to replace the original driver for the device (the Bluetooth driver that come ...
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PC based wireless audio receiver (…bluetooth?)

The idea: Having one stationary PC+speakers able to receive and play audio from any mobile devices that come and go (android / laptops). One at a time, just have the PC work as remote speakers. My ...
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Can I use several bluetooth headsets?

I want to watch movies with my friends. It seems that I can select one device as default audio. What about if I want to watch with my friends?
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Play phone's audio through GNU/Linux server over bluetooth

I'd like to let my phone play its music via my home-server's speakers. This home-server is a headless OrangePi box running Debian (and with a bluetooth dongle in one of its USB ports). I followed ...
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Totally automatic Bluetooth connection to Windows 7 Laptop

I have seen similar questions but nothing exactly describing my problem. I have a dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 7. Recently, I bought a set of IWANTIT ISBT10013 wireless Bluetooth speakers. ...