Wireless technology for exchanging data over short distances. For instance, you can use bluetooth to connect to a hands-free speaker, or a music player.

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Bluetooth Connection messes up all music apps

I bought an iFox Bluetooth Shower Speaker, and paired it with my Windows Phone. As soon as I connect, the following things happen: Pandora opens, and skips songs continuously as if someone ...
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Can't send files using bluetooth from Phone to Windows 8.1 PC

I tried connecting with my Dell Windows 8.1 PC using Bluetooth to sent a file from Phone. I am getting this error But I can transfer files from PC to Phone. Is this any driver problem of my PC or ...
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Sound quality issues with Bluetooth speakers in 8.1?

We have an application that does a significant amount of text to speech activity, providing performance information to a team every few seconds. The application works perfectly when using the phone ...
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Bluetooth stopped working on lumia 925

Since a week or two my bluetooth stopped working (after I cleared out my list of known devices). The phone doesn't find any bluetooth device, it just keeps showing the "Searching..." screen. I've ...
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Set Bluetooth Name in Lumia 525 [duplicate]

I have tried to find the settings to change my Bluetooth name in Lumia 525 but there is no such option to change the settings for Bluetooth like Visibility , Bluetooth Name. There is default name ...
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Where to find the video that I received over Bluetooth?

I am using Nokia Lumia 520. I received a video file over Bluetooth from another Windows Phone. I don't know where to find the file. I checked the memory after I received it; it occupied system memory. ...
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How to have Internet access from Bluetooth instead of WIFI ?

I am sharing internet from my MAC-mini and instead of WiFi sharing I am doing it using Bluetooth. (WiFi hardware isn't working actually). It is being shared perfectly. Now I wanna receive the shared ...
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Can you use a Bluetooth headset to receive Skype calls?

I have a Lumia 920 running the Black update, and a Plantronics bluetooth headset. I can make calls (either normal voice, or via Skype) and talk and listen through the headset. However, all incoming ...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

I have a phone running Windows Phone 8.0 and I've been trying for hours to tether it to my Samsung tablet, in order to use the internet from my phone without using a hotspot or WiFi. I just want to ...
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What to do if all my friends are using Windows Phone and if we try to share a file through bluetooth since the default name is same for all users?

In Windows Phone( Nokia Lumia 525 ) I can't rename by Bluetooth name, and by default its showing 'Windows'. If all my friends (all are using Windows Phone) try to share some files through Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth range of Windows phone

What is the bluetooth range(the most distance kept by two phones where bluetooth connection didnt failed) for windows phone ? Is it varry by phone-by-phone ?
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How to manually start Driving Mode?

Is there any way to manually trigger Driving Mode in Windows Phone 8.1? Or does it work only when a Bluetooth device gets connected? I am aware that I can have a Bluetooth device in any car, I'm just ...
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Is there a way to use a passcode to pair to a Bluetooth Device in Windows Phone 8.x?

When I connect to a Bluetooth Device the only option I have is to enter a pin (all numbers) But the device I want to pair to, requires a passcode (alpha numeric). Is there anyway in Windows Phone to ...
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Bluetooth scheduler

I want to automatically turn bluetooth on and off during day, for example set bluetooth to be on only between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Is there any application that will allow me to do it? Or does API ...
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How do I send multiple songs via bluetooth in nokia lumia 620?

When I select the songs from my music library. It then shows only the delete option, not any option for sharing. It shows when I select multiple pictures from my photo album(also able to send multiple ...
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Bluetooth connects, then disconnects very quickly

Today I tried connecting my Lumia 1020 through Bluetooth with my son's new Lego Mindstorms kit (EV3), and with my laptop. In both cases, the phone connects, does the passcode business, and then ...
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No music or audio from Plantronics Backbeat Go 2 paired with Nokia 800 Window Phone

Would like to seek advise on how to get my newly bought Plantronics BackBeat Go2 to work Music from my Nokia 800. It works fine with a call, but I am not getting music (and for that matters audio from ...
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How can I pair my Plantronics BackBeat 903+ with the Lumia 620?

I turned on the bluetooth on the phone and the headset, but it was not located by the mobile phone. I´ve tried several times, even turning it all off and on again, but without success. Please let me ...
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How to stop my lumia 620 from passing the ringing to the bluetooth headset

I have the Nokia Lumia 620 wp8 phone and I've recently bought a bluetooth headset(nokia bh-100). The problem is that when I am receiving a call now, after 3 seconds the phone stops ringing and passes ...
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Can I use NFC to connect to my Bluetooth headset?

I have recently upgraded from a Nokia Lumia 800 to a Nokia Lumia 925, which has NFC. I use a Plantronics BackBeat 903+ stereo Bluetooth headset (which has excellent sound quality and battery life, by ...
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Can the Lumia 920 sync with Windows 7 over Bluetooth?

I've had my Lumia 920 connected via USB to sync just fine, but I'd much rather connect it via Bluetooth. So far though, I haven't found an option in the software. Is this even possible? If so, what's ...
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“Read text messages to me” has stopped working

Got a wireless headset a few months ago and discovered that it would read incoming SMS messages to me. It would neatly interrupt a podcast currently in progress, read the message, then go away again ...
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Where do files sent from bluetooth go?

I am using HTC 8s, I recently received two 100 mb video files from my friend using Bluetooth. Firstly I am not able to find the file, maybe the video format is not supported or for some other reason. ...
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Bluetooth on WP8

Does anyone know if the bluetooth connectivity has been extended to more devices in Windows Phone 8? Specifically, I'm interested in Knowing whether bluetooth keyboards will be supported, and ...
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Bluetooth not working as expected on Lumia 610

I tried to bluetooth some photos to a Nokia Lumia 610 from my Nokia N8, and each time my N8 said "failed to connect". I then tried pairing the 610 with the N8, and while it said "Pairing Successful" ...
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Does a Bluetooth Keyboard work with Windows Phone?

I bought a Mini bluetooth Keyboard for my Nokia Lumia 710. But it doesn't seem to work. Is there any way to get a bluetooth keyboard to work with Windows Phone 7.5?
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Is it possible to use A2DP for output only?

I am thinking of getting a new Bluetooth headset. I prefer the stereo ones that look like tradition headphones and not just a single earpiece. The microphone on my previous headset was very poor and ...
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What audio codecs are supported by Windows Phone's A2DP feature?

According to Wikipedia A2DP enabled devices need to support the SBC codec only for audio transmission. MP3, AAC, ... can be supported but are not required to. Which audio codecs are supported by ...
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Does Windows Phone 7.5 support A2DP?

Is this a standard feature on all devices or just present on some devices? Is it possible to enable/disable? Specifically, is the feature present on the Dell Venue Pro?
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Disconnecting bluetooth make audio out fail when playing media?

I use my Nokia Lumia 800 with the bluetooth device BH-111 (see image). It works great and it easily takes both Spotify (streaming music player) and Marathon (running tracker) audio output at the same ...
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How can I switch audio output from A2DP to jack?

is it possible to switch A2DP audio streaming to jack output without turning off bluetooth completely? Didn't find any option. Edit: The question is: Is it possible to toggle it within the software ...
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How to send picture or video over bluetooth?

I didn't find any way to send taken picture to my friend via bluetooth. Is it even possible on my device - Samsung Omnia 7? Or on other devices?