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Questions tagged [bluetooth]

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

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How to get a paired, connected Bluetooth headset to be recognized as an audio device?

This happens on an Asus ROG G551JW computer. I got a Samsung Level U headset. I can get it paired via Bluetooth, but it's not recognized as a sound device: it doesn't appear in sound device lists, I ...
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Use multiple bluetooth devices and monitors with single notebook

I'm sorry for dumb question, but hardware is not my strong point. I've bought new notebook (Xiaomi Air) and I want to use it with multiple bluetooth devices: Headphones Mouse Will both devices work ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth causing random reboot of devices

I am using Windows 10, and I'm not sure what changed other than my laptop recently received some updates. Despite those updates, it is still running version 1803 (build 17134), and I am experiencing ...
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How to toggle Win10 bluetooth off and on at startup

I have a Win10 laptop that I move back and forth between home and work. I use identical-but-separate bluetooth mice at each location. Each time I switch locations (and thus switch bluetooth mice), I ...
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How does Xfinity remote control communicate with the box? [on hold]

How does Xfinity top box remote control communicate with the box? Is it RF, Wifi, Bluetooth, ...? And it has some voice search mechanisms also. So I guess it needs a bit higher bandwidth (relatively ...
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I want to turn off “Turn off wifi to save power” and “Turn off bluetooth to save power” features in Ubuntu

Okay, so I'm using Ubuntu's latest LTS version as of 5/Dec/2018, and I have this in the gnome settings app: Settings>Power How do I get these features off, as turning off these buttons just turns ...
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How can I prevent Cortana from launching when I connect my bluetooth headset?

When I connect my bluetooth headset to my Windows 10 machine using the headset's "connect" control, Cortana launches with audio explaining how I can improve speech recognition. I haven't been able to ...
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Sony WH-1000XM2 headphones prevent all other Bluetooth devices working properly

My Sony WH-1000XM2 headphones prevent any other Bluetooth device working properly when paired to the same MacBook Pro. I've tried the headphones in combination with a wireless mouse (Logitech MX ...
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asus t300chi docking pin .. How to Pair Bluetooth Keyboard after upgrading to Windows 10 [on hold]

Resolve the Bluetooth association problem asus t300chi docking pin .. Windows 10 الطريقة الصحيحه 1- تفعيل البلوتوث في الجهاز ولوحة المفاتيح 2- اذهب الى اضافة الاجهزه واختر اضافة لوحة المفاتيح 3- ...
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How to learn from which serial port an android device make a bluetooth connection? [closed]

I'm trying to write a unity application for android platform that monitors BiTalino BLE signal. When I made same application for PC I used serial port that my PC use for bluetooth connection. For that ...
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How do I reconnect to paired bluetooth device, after Linux power cycle, via the console?

Equipment I have two systems, which I'll refer to as "laptop" and "embedded system". I'm able to reconnect on the laptop without re-pairing. My problem is that I'm not able to on the embedded system. ...
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Should wireless headphones have low volume when wired?

I purchased a pair of JBL E55BT Bluetooth headphones. They included a cord for wired use in regular headphone jacks. When used wired the sound was very low. To hear the sound I had to turn the volume ...
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Can't select paired bluetooth speaker as sound output (Windows 10)

I just got a new bluetooth speaker, an Urbanears Stammen (concrete grey) I can connect to it from my phone, using Bluetooth, and play back sound no problem. But I can't get my Windows 10 laptop (Dell ...
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How to remove Bluetooth cache?

I paired a Bose QC35 II headset to my laptop over Bluetooth. The device gives off two bluetooth signals: "Bose" and "LE-Bose" The latter apparently refers to "Low-Energy" mode. The LE device never ...
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Mouse pointer stuck when not used

I just bought a wireless mouse that comes with its own bluetooth usb key. The problem is that when I'm on Fedora (Fedora 28 Workstation), if I don't move the pointer for a while when I move it again, ...
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(Win7) Bluetooth devices disconnected?

The bluetooth headset and headphones are "disconnected" and the connect button does nothing. I've tried restarting my computer multiple times, reconnecting my headset, disabling and re-enabling ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows FN Key

I just go the lastest Apple Magic Keyboard (without number pad). I want to us it on my Windows 10 laptop. They keyboard is currently plugged into a USB port because I can't figure out how to connect ...
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Bluetooth keyboard, Volume keys

I have a lenovo kt-155 bluetooth keyboard. The volume keys work occasionally. Has anyone managed to make this device do the right thing consistently? When it works xev reports the key-presses as: ...
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Two bluetooth devices create audio + visual stuttering

I have a 2018 13in MacBook Pro with Windows 10 via Bootcamp that I'm attempting to connect a pair of Sony 1000XM2 headphones and a Xbox One controller via Bluetooth. Either one of these is totally ...
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Bluetooth won't detect/connect to DS4 gamepad on Windows 7

On Amazon I recently bought two devices: "ZEXMTE Bluetooth USB Adapter CSR 4.0 USB Dongle Bluetooth Receiver Transfer Wireless Adapter for Laptop PC Support Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP,Mouse and Keyboard,...
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Why bluetooth speaker often fail after a long time

I connected my computer with my omni 10 speakers. It works. After a while it stop working. The status is still connected but no sound come up. To fix that I got to remove the bluetooth speaker and ...
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Reinstalling/reenabling bluetooth device (Internal Bluetooth device disappeared)

My internal bluetooth isn't working, and I uninstalled it as my last method. I tried all the generic methods I could find, and as this has happened to me before, I tried it the same way I did it back ...
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What baud rate should I set when using screen tty for bluetooth?

I'm trying to do screen tty.Bluetooth-Incoming-Port 9600 on my mac, but I'm not sure about my baud rate. How can I determine this? It's just giving me a "Cannot open line" error.
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MacOS connecting to bluetooth module

I have lots of issues connecting Mac OS Mojave to my sparksfun Bluetooth module RN-42. I can pair my Bluetooth module to my Mac, but after several seconds, the connection goes away. However, for the ...
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Bluetooth device names not showing up

I'm trying for the first time (on this installation) to set up a Bluetooth mouse with my computer running a stripped down Ubuntu Bionic. I believe my device is detected properly. The problem is that ...
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Disable Absolute Volume in Windows 10 bluetooth stack

A few months ago Windows 10 introduced update 1803, which changed the volume control for bluetooth devices. My Augustus EP650 bluetooth headphones used to have separate volume control on the desktop ...
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My laptop no longer recognizes that it has bluetooth

I've been using a bluetooth mouse for a while on my new laptop, but it's been a bit glitchy. Then, all of a sudden, the very option to turn on and off the bluetooth on my Lenovo Ideapad 330 just ...
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Is an iPad keyboard case that operates via Bluetooth compatible with Mac mini?

I am heading overseas for a year and taking my Mac mini with me, I am also about to get an iPad. I feel it would be best to get an iPad case that has a Bluetooth keyboard with it and was wondering if ...
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Can't remove bluetooth mouse on Windows 10

I had issues with my bluetooth mouse today in that it lost connection. I switched bluetooth off and on again in settings and it still didn't work. So I removed the mouse from bluetooth by selecting ...
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Windows 10 - easier connection to Bluetooth device?

In Windows 10, is there a way to connect to a specific Bluetooth device without opening the Bluetooth CP? On my Mac, the Bluetooth menu in the menu bar lists all know BT-devices so I only need one ...
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Prevent laptop from connecting to WLAN channels

I recently bought an MSI laptop, and I found this label on the box: I assume this has something to do with the laptop's radio emitters (judging by the WLAN and Bluetooth labels), but the instruction ...
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Trying to connect my Amazon Echo to PC to play audio through my pc speakers

I managed to be able to connect my Echo to my PC, but it seems when it is connected my PC audio plays through the echo. I want to be able to use the echo as another input source so I can hear it in my ...
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Know security mode of a Bluetooth Device

I want to allow only "secure" Bluetooth devices to be used on Windows 10. Everyone talks about the Security Mode of Bluetooth but I did not find how we can check the Bluetooth Mode of a device or ...
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Why does iTunes autostart when Bluetooth headphones are connected?

When I connect the Bluetooth headphones to the MacBook Pro iTunes starts automatically. I wish to stop that. How do I do that? The second best solution is that Spotify autostarts instead.But I really ...
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No Bluetooth Stacks available

I am trying to connect a Wii U Pro Controller to a PC to play Super Smash Bros. Crusade but I realized that I don't have any drivers for Bluetooth. The Microsoft BT Stack was not pre-installed into my ...
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Bluetooth Headset will pair & connect, but wont turn into an Audio Device @ Windows 10

Windows Version 1809 Bluetooth Headset MPOW H1 ASUS USB Dongle BT-400 As you can see in the picture, Windows thinks that everything is "working correctly" And I definitly know that they did ...
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Hardware bluetooth doesn't activate when hardware switch is on

my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite c55-b5200. I upgraded from a 2.4ghz only wifi card (m.2 NGFF) to an Intel 8620NGW. The integrated Bluetooth on the card isn't recognized, and doesn't show up in ...
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How can I bring back disappeared or hard-blocked wifi on linux?

On my HP6370b laptop the wifi connection disappeared. There is no icon for wifi connection, the network setting still shows the previously used wifi connection but it does not connect to it. How can I ...
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Using one set of Bluetooth peripherals for multiple devices

On my desk I have three computers. One laptop for my personal use, one laptop for work and a desktop I use occasionally to watch movies or play a game. Here is my problem: I want to use one ...
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How to automatically use Bluetooth headphones as audio output in Fedora?

When I turn on my Bluetooth headphones, I hear "connected" if my Fedora laptop is nearby, and I see the device appear in the Bluetooth settings window. If I go to the Sound settings window, however, ...
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Can i connect Bluetooth headphones to PC with logitech (non unifying) reciever?

so i have Windows 8.1 and don't have bluetooth on PC... I have Logitech reciever (it doesn't have bluetooth nor unifying logo) connected to PC.. is there way to connect them ? (It's from Logitech M185 ...
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Linux bluetooth audio issues. No working mic/sound via HSP

Running crunchbang++ ( debian 9 ). MPOW-059 bluetooth headphones. Bluetooth device: Bus 008 Device 002: ID 0a5c:21e8 Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 Bluetooth 4.0 If I connect them via a2dp sink I ...
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Bluetooth Speaker No sound Issues

So I have been using the same Bluetooth speaker (the Sony srs-xb3) for years on my previous PC build (using the EkoBuy® Bluetooth 4.0 USB Dongle Adapter for PC) since my motherboard had no internal ...
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Bluetooth works as root in Gnome; works for a regular user in bash shell but not Gnome

I've got an issue with bluetooth where if I log into gnome as a regular user, bluetooth shows as in the OFF state and cannot be enabled. If I login gnome as a root user, it works correctly. I have ...
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Bluetooth suddenly stops working on Linux Mint

I'm running Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on a Gigabyte Brix GB-BKi3HA-7100. Surprisingly, Bluetooth worked perfectly out-of-the box. I was able to simply click the Bluetooth icon in the task bar, it ...
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Reset Bluetooth audio codec after walking away and coming back

When using Bluetooth headphones with A2DP, if I walk away from my computer to the edge of reception, I can hear that the codec switches down to a lower bitrate to try to accommodate the situation. ...
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How can I use a JB Burrows wireless base station with a Logitech mouse?

I bought a JB Burrows wireless mouse a few months ago, and the light defocussed after a while (I think, buttons were fine but tracking only worked on glossy surfaces). I replaced it with a Logitech ...
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Why does Spotify take control of my Bluetooth earphones' stereo output?

I own Bluetooth earphones, which I have paired with my Windows 10 laptop. I can happily listen to audio from various different sources, until I play music through Spotify. Once I do, Spotify seems to ...
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How disable Bluetooth automatically when there is no active connection anymore after a while?

I'm looking for a solution to keep Bluetooth disabled if there is some idle or no active connections after a while. Let's say after 10 min. Is there some exist one? The purpose of that, to save ...
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Record sound from bluetooth speakers

I am using ffmpeg to record any sound playing on my system, using the following command: ffmpeg -f dshow -i audio="Stereo Mix (Realtek High Definition Audio)" "<output_file_path>" This is ...