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

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Use wireless controller over WIFI instead of Bluetooth? [closed]

I am looking for another way to connect my wireless controller to my PC other than Bluetooth which has been notoriously unreliable technology. Would it be possible to send the data over a more ...
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bluetoothctl "Failed to connect: org.bluez.Error.NotAvailable" while connect to Sony DPT-RP1 digital paper

I'm trying to connect to Sony DPT-RP1 digital paper from Ubuntu 20.04. From the bluetoothctl interface, pairing is successful however I just can't connect to the device. Sorry I'm completely noob in ...
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Ok, so the option to turn on or turn off blutooth is not shown [closed]

It does not work and I am very annoyed by this. Please help.
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Hum from Soundbar When Plugged into Audio Switch Box

I have one of these audio switch boxes right here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073GWCRP3 I'm trying to use it to toggle between two different output devices on my entertainment center: a soundbar and a ...
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How can I get Windows 11 to show both headphones and headset as separate devices in playback devices for my Bluetooth headset?

In Windows 10's "Playback" tab in the "Sound" window, I would get two devices listed for each pair of Bluetooth headphones I would have connected. For my ear buds, we first have ...
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Update a bluetooth device firmware [migrated]

I have a pair of gen 1 airpods which have stopped working since a certain firmware update. They will not receive any more updates as they are already deprecated. The thing is that they are unusable ...
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Using the MX Master 3 mouse over bluetooth on different laptops

The Logitech MX Master 3 mouse has a button on the bottom to select a Bluetooth "channel" (I think): I would like to use this mouse on two different laptops (A & B), not at the same ...
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Possible to make a software based receiver for wireless Keybord´s and mouse´s?

Is there a possibility to make wireless mouse's and keyboard's useable again without the receiver dongle? In most cases I saw it is just a Bluetooth receiver, so my assumption is that if my PC has ...
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Control playback using headset media buttons when using Android Select to Speak functionality [migrated]

What I ideally want to achieve: TTS for any text I see on my phone, with the user experience similar to my podcast app. My current approach: Use Android Select to Speak functionality. This works to ...
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Why does my intel Bluetooth adapter disconnect when I move/click my touchpad

I've switched linux distros (debian to arch) and it does the same exact thing, when I move my touchpad or click, my BT adapter disconnects entirely (seen in dmesg) here's a link to a video ...
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Can't have same headphones paired on both Windows 11 and Ubuntu

I have a Windows 11 installed in dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04. I have my bluetooth headphones (Sony 1000XM3) and I had them paired in Windows which worked all right. Then if I switch to Linux I can ...
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Blutooth PXC 550-II as Headset on Windows 10 : Cannot activate "Handsfree telephony" because "The parameter is incorrect"

My PXC 550-II used to work just fine as a headset - until this morning where Windows just wouldn't capture any sound from its microphone (as per the little indicator next to the corresponding entry in ...
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How do I force HSP/HFP audio on Windows 11?

I have a pair of WH-1000XM3 headphones which present themselves as two output audio endpoints in the Sound settings on Windows 10: Headphones (high-quality, high-latency) Headset (low quality, low ...
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Cannot connect Bluetooth devices. Troubleshooter says No Bluetooth capability

I was unable to connect my bluetooth headphones that are working with all other devices and was working with my laptop till a FEW HRS ago. To fix that I tried uninstalling and re-installing the ...
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How to disable Bluetooth device power management in Windows 10?

I have a Bluetooth audio device that I use to play sound from my computer. When playing music from a software, it works as expected. When using it with remote conferencing software like Ms Teams or ...
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How to Bluetooth remote control buttons?

I paired an Amazon Echo Bluetooth remote with my PC and it works, but I'd like to reassign the buttons to send different keystrokes. Is there an app to do that? Or by hacking the registry?
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Bluetooth mouse doesn't pair after i forget it

i have a ROG Pugio II mouse. after a firmware update, it's Bluetooth connection became laggy so i forgot it, now i can't connect it again. it is visible in Bluetooth setting, when i click connect, it ...
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No sound in bluetooth headset when switching user

I'm using Manjaro KDE, and I've got 2 registered users (let's say UserA and UserB). My bluetooth headset (Bose QC45) is correctly paired so that if I boot my computer, start a session, and switch my ...
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Xbox controller not detecting as a controller on bluetooth; mac

When I pair my controller to my mac, it is detecting the device as a generic bluetooth device, not a controller. Image listed here: But it's supposed to look like this:
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Same Ip Address in Connecting two Cell phone by bluetooth tethering

first of all : sorry aboue my english. second of all : i've connected two Android cell phone by bluetooth tethering to a linux PC (i need tcp/ip connection on Bluetooth). as you know (or maybe don't ...
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Failed to start Bluetooth service

I installed Debian testing and added the required bluetooth firmware. Looks like the firmware is working, but the Bluetooth service is failing to start with the following error. systemd[1]: Starting ...
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How do I stop bluetooth turning on after airplane mode is turned off? (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS)

First it was bluetooth turning on automatically on bootup. I solved that by going to /etc/bluetooth/main.conf and changing autoenable to false. Now, I realize that turning airplane mode off ...
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How do I get the Power Status of a Bluetooth Device in Linux CLI?

First off, I found many questions dealing with this particular topic, but none of the solutions worked, so now I was hoping for an updated solution. I have a set of Bluetooth headphones, which I have ...
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When I turn on my Windows computer it steals my bluetooth headset from my Android phone. Can I disable that? [duplicate]

Hardware Lenovo ThinkPad with Windows 10 Google Pixel 6 Samsung Galaxy Buds Problem When I come into the office in the morning, I am usually listening to a podcast on my phone with my bluetooth ...
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Different Bluetooth Version on Linux and Windows

I have RTL8822BE PCI-E NIC with Bluetooth, on Windows Bluetooth version shows as 5.0 but on Linux shows as 4.2. Why? enter image description here enter image description here enter image description ...
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How to troubleshoot Android connected device (Better Together) enrollment issues on Chromebook (CrOS)?

I've posted this up on the Chromebook Support community forum, but have not received a single answer in three days. I'll copy & paste it here just in case the original thread breaks: I have a T-...
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Bluetooth card vs dongle

I used to have a bluetooth keyboard, with a Windows PC and a USB bluetooth dongle, but sometimes I was unable to use the keyboard to unlock the computer - it was like the PC needed to wait for Windows ...
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USB Bluetooth with non-Bluetooth supported devices

How does Bluetooth work with older devices? For example, can a USB x.0 Bluetooth wireless mouse plug into any laptop with a USB x.0 port and connect the mouse to the laptop wirelessly, regardless if ...
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Windows 10 BT Audio Crackling

Recently, I've been experiencing a very peculiar problem with my audio on Windows 10. When using my headphones, certain songs have this weird crackling sound. I've tried several troubleshooting steps, ...
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How to create a hotkey to connect to a specific bluetooth device (Windows 10)

I have a question that's been surprisingly difficult to find answers for, and the answers that I have found were either not what I wanted, or far more complicated than they were worth. So. What I want ...
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Bluetooth activation fails due to “bthHFSrv.dll” missing

I am trying to activate Bluetooth on my PC (Windows 10 OS), but I find myself unable to do so since there is no activation button (it has been there before but it has recently disappeared). Is there a ...
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Bluetooth device connection problems [duplicate]

I have two OS on the same disk, used by my PC — Ubuntu and Windows. When I pair my bluetooth device on either ubuntu and windows, I can connect it without problems. Then I boot to a different OS (if ...
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Intermittent distortion with JBL T460BT bluetooth headphone under Windows 11

My JBL T460BT bluetooth headphone sounds bad sometimes and works fine other times on Windows 11. The distorted sound usually comes while using Discord voice call and rarely other stuff like a video/...
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Sudden loss of bluetooth on Surface Pro 6

I was happily working away when my my microsoft mouse lost connection. As I started to dig, it appears the bluetooth has somehow failed and I cannot get it to work again. More information - I was ...
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Samsung Windows 10 computer got an update to its sound driver and now I can't play music through bluetooth

My computer via Samsung Update told me I had an update for my computer's sound driver. I installed it, thinking it would be fine. Ever since the install, the computer will "connect" to ...
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Send individual bluetooth LE packet from command line

I have a Bluetooth-controlled 'Smart Plug' to control appliances. I want to be able to control it using programs of my own devising, rather than just the manufacturer's proprietary app. I know how to ...
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Restore Bluetooth on a Lenovo Thinkpad with Windows

I double-checked that Bluetooth is Enabled in the BIOS of my Lenovo Thinkpad. Still it is invisible in Windows: Device manager doesn't have any "Bluetooth device" (I also checked with "...
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Why is my router always listed as disconnected?

My router (gateway) is a older Netgear WNDR3400v2. As far as I can tell, I managed to configure it correctly. Internet and all other devices are connected according to the router configuration app ...
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Why do Bluetooth packet sniffing tutorials for Windows require an adapter?

My laptop can very clearly scan for and receive data from Bluetooth signals, yet every tutorial I've read online requires the use of an adapter. e.g. https://hackaday.com/2021/03/23/a-crash-course-on-...
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Headset audio is all FUBAR [duplicate]

So this might be hard to explain but ill do my best. i use a wireless headset for my pc for audio. i have speakers but i rarely use them. i use discord quite a bit and up till now, i havent really ...
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Is there a way to simulate a paired Bluetooth device on Windows?

Is it possible, on Windows, to simulate a connected Bluetooth device? In other words, some computer program like an emulator would show up in the Windows Bluetooth settings as an actual paired device? ...
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Audio muted in other apps while useing bluetooth headphones with mic

I have a W11 (issue started with W10 and over a year ago), HP laptop. I have it connected to Bluetooth headphones or earbuds that have a microphone. This has happened with multiple devices: Samsung ...
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Force BT "headset" to use stereo on Windows 11?

Whenever I sync my Jabra 65t earphones to my Windows 11 laptop, they successfully sync. When playing media immediately after syncing, for a short time the audio will be at full quality, then cut for a ...
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How to automatically set autoscroll on bluetooth mouse in Linux

I'm running Linux Mint 20.3 and I created a .xsessionrc file to set autoscroll settings on all connected mice. However, I am using a Logitech M590 bluetooth mouse which connects too late to be ...
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Paired bluetooth devices not connecting until settings app is opened

I've been randomly running into this issue across various versions of Windows 10, across different laptops. It happens often while some performance hogging application is running, but recently, also ...
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How to allow trackpad use while bluetooth mouse is connected (MacOS Big Sur)?

I can't figure out how to have both operational. It's frustrating when I take my computer into the other room and can't use my trackpad b/c my mouse is connected.
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POP OS 21.04 Auto reboot after a shutdown

I have a computer on pop os 21.04 and recently, everytime i shut down my computer will reboot once everything is stopped. This is a dual boot Windows and it does not happen when i shut down from ...
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Share a Class Set of Bluetooth Keyboards with Multiple Classes

Background: I teach 12 STEM classes and I have 28 bluetooth keyboards (one class set). Every student has their own iPad. I have labelled each keyboard with a unique number from 1-28. The keyboards are ...
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Microphone volume very low in Windows 10

I’ve done the sound test under “Settings > Sound > Device properties and test microphone.” I have tried two seperate Bluetooth microphones and both test at around 3-6%. If I hit the mic with my ...
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B77 Bluetooth noise

I am having an issue with microlab b77 speakers. I am hearing clicking and fuzzing noise from left speaker but only while using Bluetooth. When using aux there is no noise, thanks for help.
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