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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Microsoft Lumia 540 - unable to find images received via bluetooth

I use Microsoft Lumia 540. I received nearly 450 image files over bluetooth last day. Unfortunately, I am not able to see any of them in my phone now. Checked Photos->Saved pictures, downloads etc. ...
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No voice directions for Windows 10 Maps if use bluetooth

I have BLU Win HD LTE. Recently I upgraded it to Windows 10 and now trying to use Windows Maps. It works fine, but no voice at all. I read this and this and checked all settings, for example Speech ...
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Ford Audio renaming

My Lumia 640 is linked to two Ford cars. My partner's Fiesta and my Mondeo. They both appear as "Ford Audio" on my phone's Bluetooth app. How can I rename at least one of them so that I can ...
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Nokia 640 some Bluetooth files don't show up

I have sent about 15 pictures via Bluetooth from my Moto g to my Nokia Lumia 640, all showed up except 4. I cannot find those four in my phone anywhere. They were sent successfully. I just don't ...
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How to send a bunch of files from PC to phone over bluetooth with a single prompt?

I have paired my Window phone to Windows 10 PC. Over Bluetooth, I want to share a bunch of file between the two without per-file prompt to accept, actually when sending from PC to phone. Currently, I ...
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Bluetooth Problem

I bought Lumia 640 XL LTE two days back. I connected iBall Groovy Bluetooth headset for making calls and answering. But today, even if I connect bluetooth headset, after sometime, it gets disconnected....
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Connect Lumia 532 to PC with Bluetooth

Can I connect Lumia 532 to PC (Win7HP) by Bluetooth so I can explore what files are inside? I can do it with a USB cable, that is not a problem, but I didn't find anywhere how to do it via Bluetooth. ...
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Lumia 1320 streams the moment I connect a bluetooth device

I have a Lumia 1320. The moment I switch on bluetooth and it connects to a device (my headphones or my car audio), it starts streaming some random file that I was either seeing/hearing before from ...
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Lumia 640 XL LTE

I have a new Ford Fiesta Zetec and although I can pair my phone to the car it does not stay there, hence every time I get out of the car for however long, I have to pair again when I get in. Can ...
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Can I use a mono bluetooth earpiece to play music and podcasts?

If I were to purchase a simple mono Bluetooth earpiece, would I be able to play music and podcasts through it from my Microsoft Lumia 640? Background... My last phone was a Samsung Galaxy S2. ...
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Touchscreen not working properly, need to connect laptop

Few months ago My windows phone's screen got broke so I replaced it with a cheap screen , now I can't type properly, some areas of screen do not work at all , screen doesn't rotate on dial-pad and ...
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Arrow keys on bluetooth keyboard produce punctuation characters

I've successfully paired by bluetooth keyboard with my Microsoft Lumia 640 and it works great - mostly. The letters, digits and Enter key all work as expected, but the arrow keys are behaving very ...
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Where do non-audio bluetooth-transferred files go in Windows Phone 8.1?

Windows Phone does not seem to be managing files as conveniently as Android. I am confused where do the files that are sent to it via Bluetooth go? Having set the SD card as default storage, I can ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth & FM Radio not working in Lumia 720

I've faced these problems: FM Radio app doesn't start, Bluetooth on/off button is disabled, When I want to enable Wifi, it ask to restart. I've tried restarting my phone several times, and then ...
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Use Bluetooth Keyboard with Windows Phone 8.1

I read that you could use Bluetooth Keyboards since a certain Windows Phone 8.1 version. What update do I need for this and how do I connect the keyboard to my phone? And does this work in every app?
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saving files in nokia lumia and opening files received via Bluetooth

How can I save files and be able to transfer them to my pc in my Nokia Lumia 510. Files received via Bluetooth cannot be opened in my Nokia Lumia 510. I'm just told file not supported and given a ...
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How do i locate PDF files sent over bluetooth but not opened with Acrobat yet?

I received few PDF files via bluetooth but did not open them with my Acrobat after the receive was complete. Now when i tried to find them, i don't see them in my Acrobat list, nowhere else on my ...
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Is it possible to remove devices of others from the list shown in my Bluetooth settings?

In Windows Phone 8.1, I can go to Settings, and then Bluetooth. When Bluetooth is turned on, it shows all the devices around me. This is nice, but not for the phones and televisions of other people. ...
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How to change location of file sent over bluetooth? [duplicate]

I've got Lumia 720 Windows Phone 8.1. I'm not able to find the audio files sent over Bluetooth. Is there any way to find out where they are or maybe a way to change the location where the files are ...
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How to transfer many files from Android to Windows Phone without accept each file?

I tried to send multiple video files from my Android phone to my Windows Phone 8.1. Each time I have been asked to accept or ignore the transfer, unfortunately I pressed the ignore option in the ...
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Anti Theft Device with bluetooth compatibility

Is there any Good Anti theft gadget with Bluetooth compatibility for Windows Phone?? There are gadgets compatible with Android/iOS. Check this link Click here
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Can't find bluetooth share neither can share via blutooth

I recently got a Nokia lumia 610 from a friend . A few days ago, I tried to share songs using Bluetooth. But the share option doesn't have bluetooth. I googled it, saw many tutorials and came to know ...
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Bluetooth name is not displaying in my Lumia 525 Windows Phone?

In my Lumia 525 Windows Phone I have problem with my Bluetooth. If I switch on my Bluetooth it's not showing the devices (Bluetooth on) name which are near to me. But sometimes it's showing and most ...
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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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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? [duplicate]

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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How can I change my phone's Bluetooth name? [duplicate]

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 ...