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How to transfer files between your phone and your computer

Instructional steps

  1. Plug the bluetooth dongle into your computer or if your computer is equipped with an internal module, activate it (this is sometimes accomplished by a switch on the side of your notebook computer).

    Some bluetooth dongles will be automatically recognized and windows will automatically install the drivers for you; however some devices may require the drivers be installed manually.

    Now you'll need to activate bluetooth discovery on your computer. This step may be different depending on the drivers used but should be similar to the following.

    * Look for the bluetooth icon in the windows system tray.

    * Right-click this icon and select open bluetooth settings.

    * Click on the Options tab and select "Turn discovery on".
Activate and configure bluetooth on your cell phone. Setupwill be different depending upon the brand of your phone. You will need torefer to the owners manual of your particular phone for specifics but I willcover general guidelines.

* Locate the bluetooth settings menu in your phone.

* Turn bluetooth ON.

* Give your phone a name (you can use anything you like, but keep in mind thatother bluetooth users can see this name) this is the name that will identifyyour phone when you or others are searching for nearby bluetooth devices.

* Set your bluetooth visibility. This should be set to "shown to all"or "visible". You may wish to turn this feature off when you are notutilizing bluetooth.
Now you'll need to pair your phone and your PC. This can bedone from either the phone or the PC.

From the PC (Windows XP):

* Right click on the bluetooth icon in the system tray and select openbluetooth settings.

* At the bottom of the devices tab, select "Add"

* The Add Bluetooth Device Wizard appears, select "My device is setup andready to be found" and click the Next button.

* The wizard should find your device, if it doesn't, refer back to step three.

* Select your device and click Next.

* When prompted about a passkey, choose "Let me choose my ownpasskey", enter a passkey of your choosing (I like to use 0000 for easebut windows recommends an 8-16 digit passkey). Click Next.

* At this point the computer will attempt to connect to the phone via bluetoothand if successful your phone will prompt you for a passkey. Enter the samepasskey you entered into the computer and press OK.

* If you are prompted to accept a connection request from your computer, selectYes.
Now that your phone is paired with your computer, you arenow ready to begin transferring files. We will use a picture for this example.

* Right click on the bluetooth icon in the Windows system tray and selectreceive a file. This lets your computer know to expect a file transfer from abluetooth device.

* Again all phone models are different so this next step will vary.
Locate an image file on your cell phone and select send - via bluetooth.

* The phone will then search for bluetooth devices in range and display themalong with already paired devices.

* Select your computer from the list of devices.

* The data file will transfer over to the computer and windows will prompt youto enter a file name and choose a location to save the file to.

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Hooked hdmi dongle to projector. Used kindle fire hdx. Picture works fine but no sound from projector speakers. No sound from kindle speakers. Need to use kindle headphone jack for sound.


follow this steps and fix it. God bless you
Check the system requirements on the Bluetooth dongle. If your system does not fit all the requirements, the device is not going to work. The requirements for the Bluetooth dongle are printed in the user manual and packaging. You may compare this to what is running on the computer by clicking "Start," "Control Panel" and "System." This displays the hardware running on the computer.
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Disconnect the Bluetooth dongle, restart the computer, then plug it back into a USB port. If you power on the computer with the dongle already instead, the system may not detect the equipment. Restarting the computer and performing this action helps correct the problem.
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Remove the Bluetooth dongle from the USB port and plug it into a different connection. Some USB ports fail to detect certain computer hardware. Changing the connection port fixes this.
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Install the driver on the provided driver installation CD. Without the driver, the computer is unable to detect and use the dongle. Insert the driver installation CD into the disc drive of the computer, then follow the on-screen steps to install the driver onto the system.

Oct 29, 2013 | Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector

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how can i transfer pictures and videos from htc hero to computor


You'll learn how to transfer file (music, photos, videos, ring tones, documents, etc between your computer and your mobile phone.

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  • A bluetooth enabled cell phone.
  • A computer with either a built in bluetooth module or an external bluetooth dongle.
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    Ifyour computer does not come equipped with a built in bluetooth module,you'll need to purchase a bluetooth dongle. These can be picked uponline or in a retail store and average between $10 and $30.

  2. Plugthe bluetooth dongle into your computer or if your computer is equippedwith an internal module, activate it (this is sometimes accomplished bya switch on the side of your notebook computer).

    Some bluetoothdongles will be automatically recognized and windows will automaticallyinstall the drivers for you; however some devices may require thedrivers be installed manually.

    Now you'll need to activatebluetooth discovery on your computer. This step may be differentdepending on the drivers used but should be similar to the following.

    * Look for the bluetooth icon in the windows system tray.

    * Right-click this icon and select open bluetooth settings.

    * Click on the Options tab and select "Turn discovery on".

  3. Activateand configure bluetooth on your cell phone. Setup will be differentdepending upon the brand of your phone. You will need to refer to theowners manual of your particular phone for specifics but I will covergeneral guidelines.

    * Locate the bluetooth settings menu in your phone.

    * Turn bluetooth ON.

    *Give your phone a name (you can use anything you like, but keep in mindthat other bluetooth users can see this name) this is the name thatwill identify your phone when you or others are searching for nearbybluetooth devices.

    * Set your bluetooth visibility. This shouldbe set to "shown to all" or "visible". You may wish to turn thisfeature off when you are not utilizing bluetooth.

  4. Now you'll need to pair your phone and your PC. This can be done from either the phone or the PC.

    From the PC (Windows XP):

    * Right click on the bluetooth icon in the system tray and select open bluetooth settings.

    * At the bottom of the devices tab, select "Add"

    * The Add Bluetooth Device Wizard appears, select "My device is setup and ready to be found" and click the Next button.

    * The wizard should find your device, if it doesn't, refer back to step three.

    * Select your device and click Next.

    *When prompted about a passkey, choose "Let me choose my own passkey",enter a passkey of your choosing (I like to use 0000 for ease butwindows recommends an 8-16 digit passkey). Click Next.

    * At thispoint the computer will attempt to connect to the phone via bluetoothand if successful your phone will prompt you for a passkey. Enter thesame passkey you entered into the computer and press OK.

    * If you are prompted to accept a connection request from your computer, select Yes.

  5. Nowthat your phone is paired with your computer, you are now ready tobegin transferring files. We will use a picture for this example.

    *Right click on the bluetooth icon in the Windows system tray and selectreceive a file. This lets your computer know to expect a file transferfrom a bluetooth device.

    * Again all phone models are different so this next step will vary.
    Locate an image file on your cell phone and select send - via bluetooth.

    * The phone will then search for bluetooth devices in range and display them along with already paired devices.

    * Select your computer from the list of devices.

    *The data file will transfer over to the computer and windows willprompt you to enter a file name and choose a location to save the fileto.

    * Thats it!!!

Tips & Warnings
  • Allmobile phones are different and some bluetooth drivers are different.Refer to your phone's owners manual for specific phone settings.
  • It is sometimes a good idea to turn off bluetooth on your phone when in crowded areas for security reasons

Jan 09, 2011 | Cell Phones

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i want to copy photos from my motorola L6 mobile phone to my computer hard drive


to copy files from MOTO L6 to my computer I used bluetooth. to get the bluetooth connectivity you may need a bluetooth dongle.

Follow the steps:
Install bluetooth software
Incert the bluetoth dongle and start the software
activate bluetooth on the phone
from bluetooth software search for available device
once your phone is detected you need to handshake with a passward.
now the file sharing option will be activated and u can access the files you are looking for.

enjoy!

Jul 16, 2009 | Motorola Mobility L6 Cellular Phone

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BLUETOOTH ACTIVATION


You should try and download the software from the manufacturer's internet site, from which you bought the bluetooth dongle.
Toshiba manager and stack is only for built in solutions from Toshiba.

But haven't you got any CD or DVD with your dongle? Normally it is bundled with the device so that you can use it too.
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The Toshiba Bluetooth stack on the Toshiba website is customized and designed for Toshiba notebooks.
You should use the Bluetooth stack which is customized for your notebook. Then you would not need to activate any BT.

But listen dude; your Satellite P200- 1C7 seems to be NOT equipped with the Toshiba internal BT module!
Therefore you would need to switch to another external solution

Dec 15, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook

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