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Can't send files using bluetooth from Phone to Windows 8.1 PC

I am also facing this problem. But solution is simple.... Just right click the Bluetooth icon on the task bar and select Receive a File... Then send files through Phone... Its Working.....
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How to have Internet access from Bluetooth instead of WIFI ?

Windows Phone doesn't support sharing its connection over Bluetooth, nor connecting to the Internet via a Bluetooth connection. The closest that is achievable, is that Internet sharing can be started ...
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How to manually start Driving Mode?

Driving mode requires a bluetooth presense to operate. It cannot be turned on manually, or by any other means at this point.
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How can I change my phone's Bluetooth name?

The Bluetooth name is the name of your device. There are some options to follow, depending on which Windows Phone model you have. But the best one is the easiest. Connect your phone to the computer ...
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Ford Audio renaming

You cannot edit a device name that appears on Bluetooth settings through Windows phone. However the Gadgets app by Microsoft can help you solve your problem. Renaming your device: Install(Mostly pre-...
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How to send a bunch of files from PC to phone over bluetooth with a single prompt?

Zip your files using 8-zip and send the archive via bluetooth You may also try easy transfer
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Use Bluetooth Keyboard with Windows Phone 8.1

Bluetooth keyboards are only supported with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 which will only be released officially on a select set of phones (ie. not all WP8 phones). Currently, the Lumia 640 and 640 XL ...
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Connect Lumia 532 to PC with Bluetooth

Bluetooth does not allow you to see all the files that are on another device. You can however send files from your phone to your pc and vice versa. If you want to see all files USB is currently the ...
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Anti Theft Device with bluetooth compatibility

You can use any Bluetooth LE device that has an "Alert on device when disconnected" feature. I use the Kensington Alarm Tag for iOS my Lumia 1520, here is the link. Although, because I am a developer,...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

Starting with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, internet sharing can be done over Bluetooth, as well as over WiFi. To enable it, simply use the "Share over" dropdown list in the internet sharing settings ...
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Can't send files using bluetooth from Phone to Windows 8.1 PC

The easiest way to transfer files from your Windows Phone 8 to your PC is by simply connecting it through USB. You then should see it as a USB device and access photos, music etc. You can also ...
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No voice directions for Windows 10 Maps if use bluetooth

Go to Settings -> Devices -> Bluetooth Click "Advanced" Check "use alternate Bluetooth audio connection for Speech"
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How to have Internet access from Bluetooth instead of WIFI ?

So you've Enabled Internet sharing from your windows phone using Bluetooth. You have also paired with your laptop. But, still, no internet. Why not? Have you connected via the Access Point? When you ...
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How to transfer many files from Android to Windows Phone without accept each file?

You have to accept every file that should be transferred - there is no way around this at the moment. I guess this might have security reasons, but you still can post your question to http://...
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Is it possible to remove devices of others from the list shown in my Bluetooth settings?

If I understand you correctly, then the answer is no, you cannot. Doing so wouldn't really make sense, since it would make you unable to connect to any devices you removed. It would be like deleting a ...
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Where do non-audio bluetooth-transferred files go in Windows Phone 8.1?

Windows phone stores files like .doc,.docx,.pdf,.txt received using Bluetooth at location : Phone > Documents though you have set it to store new files and all apps in SD Card (as SD Card is ...
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Nokia 640 some Bluetooth files don't show up

Resend them and search again. If you can't find them, check their format. Is it different from the others? Is their size significant? Download an app called Files. With this app you can navigate to ...
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Microsoft Lumia 540 - unable to find images received via bluetooth

Open Storage Sense. Check the default save location of Photos. If it is phone go to, Phone->Pictures->Saved Pictures or Phone->Downloads. If it is in SDcard check the Saved Pictures and Downloads ...
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Why does Bluetooth transfer from Windows Phone to PC fail to complete

I think that there is a serious bug on windows phone that particularly affects its Bluetooth operations. Another thing maybe the laptop you are using has issues with its Bluetooth drivers. The ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth & FM Radio not working in Lumia 720

Unfortunately, I think you need a new phone. It sounds like the radio isn't working.
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saving files in nokia lumia and opening files received via Bluetooth

You could put the file you need in a .zip file and than transfer it to your phone. Windows Phone supports .zip files, you can even view the content of it.
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How do i locate PDF files sent over bluetooth but not opened with Acrobat yet?

Go to settings then storage and choose where you want to save your downloads, apps.... You can use this Microsoft Files app for finding you documents.
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How to transfer many files from Android to Windows Phone without accept each file?

You could use shareit, and before transferring, both the devices must be connected with same WiFi connection.
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Can't find bluetooth share neither can share via blutooth

It is neither possible to share music files with Windows Phone 7.8 nor will it be possible in the future as Microsoft has stopped development and support of this plattform.
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Bluetooth Connection messes up all music apps

Well if your Windows Phone connects to other speakers properly you'll have to go with another speaker. I assume your speaker send invalid and/or unintentional commands to your phone through bluetooth.
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Can you use a Bluetooth headset to receive Skype calls?

I think this is a headset limitation, I use creative headsets and it works fine I can make calls, answer call and even redial the last number or Skype contact I had a call with. And all calls go ...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

You need to pair your devices enable BT sharing in your windows phone join the Bluetooth personal area network (PAN) from your Tablet (from a windows PC, the last operation is done via the menu of ...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

Internet sharing over Bluetooth is not supported. Only Wi-Fi is supported for internet sharing. Windows Phone How-to - Share my connection
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Bluetooth range of Windows phone

As far as I know, most cell phones use Bluetooth power class 2, which has a typical range of 10 m (signal attenuation due to walls and other obstructions notwithstanding). However, according to T-...
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Is there a way to use a passcode to pair to a Bluetooth Device in Windows Phone 8.x?

It might be the case that the device doesn't support a compatible Bluetooth profile. I would expect the phone to automatically display a suitable keyboard, but I've not personally come across a ...
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