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When trying to pair with my phones using bluetooth..I get the error message " Service not supported" but, I know my phone(s) carry bluetooth software and are wi-fi capable. What do I do>

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My samsung cell phone shows to be paired with my imac via bluetooth but shows connection as no.

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When trying to pair my H730 with my phone I get the message "can't communicate with Motorola H730".


Sometimes pairing is hard but your phone especially Bluetooth device to your phone cell phone to not recognize your Bluetooth device may not pay very well with some phones I recommend a universal Bluetooth earpiece has high capacity to go with any model carry your phone1 only get you one or two

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My Samsung 4 will not pair with my halo ear candy Bluetooth


14 TIPS FOR SOLVING BLUETOOTH PAIRING PROBLEMS

Bluetooth depends on both hardware and software to work properly. So if your devices can't speak a common Bluetooth language, they won't be able to connect.
In general, Bluetooth is backwards compatible: Bluetooth devices supporting the Bluetooth 4.2 standard, announced last year, should still be able to pair with devices using, say, the ancient Bluetooth 2.1, launched back in 2007.
The exceptions are gadgets that use a low-energy version called Bluetooth Smart, which works on a different protocol than older, or "Classic" Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth Smart devices are not backward compatible and won't recognize (or pair with) older devices that support Classic Bluetooth. (For example, an old Sony Ericsson phone sporting Bluetooth 3.0 won't be able to connect to a Bluetooth Smart device.)
However, if a device supports Bluetooth 4.0, it can potentially recognize both Bluetooth Smart and Classic. If it does, it's officially labelled Bluetooth Smart Ready.
Gadgets that commonly use Bluetooth Smart include personal health gadgets such as fitness bands or heart-rate monitors. These gadgets will only pair with a smartphone or tablet that also uses Bluetooth Smart - or are Bluetooth Smart Ready.
iPhones running iOS 7 and newer should be Bluetooth Smart Ready as should Android phones running 4.3 or newer, Windows Phone 8.1 devices, and all BlackBerry 10 devices. Ensure your phone is running the latest version of its operating system - but if your device isn't new enough to run relatively current software, you may not be able to pair it with that fitness band.
Devices also come with specific Bluetooth profiles. If Bluetooth is the common language connecting devices, you can think of a profile as a dialect associated with a certain use. For example, you probably aren't going to be able to connect a mouse and a camera because a camera doesn't support the Human Interface Device Profile. But if both a mobile phone and a wireless headset support the Hands-Free Profile, you should be able to pair them.
However, if the pairing failure is a matter of user error, there are steps you can take to get your devices happily communicating with each other.
What you can do about pairing failures 1. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on. You should see the little Bluetooth symbol at the top of your phone's screen. If you don't, go into the settings to enable it.
2. Determine which pairing process your device employs. The process for pairing devices can vary. Sometimes, for example, it involves tapping a code into your phone. Other times, you can just physically touch your phone to the device you want to pair it with. Or in the case of the Bose SoundLink, you only have to hold down a button on the speaker to pair it with a phone.
If you're not sure how to pair a device, refer to its user guide; you can usually find one by searching online.
3. Turn on discoverable mode. Let's say you want to pair your phone with your car's infotainment system so you can enjoy hands-free calling, texting and navigation. First, go into your phone's settings and tap on Bluetooth; doing so makes the phone visible to the car. Then depress the buttons on your car's infotainment system, usually on the steering wheel or center stack, to get it looking for the device.
Once it finds your phone, the car may ask for a numeric code you need to confirm or input on your phone. After you do so, the devices should be paired. Keep in mind your phone or your car may only stay in discoverable mode for a few minutes; if you take too long, you'll need to start over.
4. Make sure the two devices are in close enough proximity to one another. While you wouldn't think someone might try to pair an iPad with a keyboard if the two weren't sitting right next to each other, it's probably worth noting that you should make sure any devices you're trying to pair are within five feet of one other.
5. Power the devices off and back on. A soft reset sometimes can resolve an issue. With phones, an easy way to do this is by going into and out of airplane mode.
6. Power down likely interferers. Say that faithful Bluetooth speaker usually connects to your partner's smartphone instead of yours. If you're having trouble pairing your phone with the speaker, it could be because the speaker is trying to activate its usual connection. Some older devices are very simple. They just try to connect with the last thing they paired with. If a Bluetooth device was previously paired with something else, turn off that other gadget.
7. Charge up both devices you're trying to pair. Some devices have smart power management that may turn off Bluetooth if the battery level is too low. If your phone isn't pairing, make sure it and the device you're trying to pair with have enough juice.
8. Delete a device from a phone and rediscover it. If your phone sees a device but isn't receiving data from it, sometimes it helps to start from scratch. In iOS settings, you can remove a device by tapping on its name and then Forget this Device. In Android settings, tap on a device's name, then Unpair. After removing a device, start at step 1 on this list.
9. Get away from the Wi-Fi router. Another potential obstacle to successful pairing is interference from devices that use the same spectrum, such as your Wi-Fi router. "Wi-Fi has been designed to cope with this, but it might not be a good idea to have your devices directly on top of the router," Powell says.
10. Move away from a USB 3.0 port. "Interference from USB 3.0 is also possible," Powell says. Newer laptops, for example, often have the higher-speed USB 3.0 port, so if the connection isn't happening, try pairing your Bluetooth gadgets away from the computer.
11. Make sure the devices you want to pair are designed to connect with each other. Whether it's a headset, speaker, mouse, keyboard, camera or something else, your device has a specific profile that spells out what it can connect with. If you're not sure, check the user manual.
12. Download a driver. If you're having problems pairing something with your PC, you might be lacking the correct driver. The simplest way to figure this out is to do an online search for the name of the device you're trying to pair along with the word "driver."


13. Update the hardware's firmware. Some automotive audio systems recently wouldn't pair with the iPhone 5, for example, because the Bluetooth drivers in these systems didn't work with Bluetooth 4.0. If you're not sure how to get the latest firmware for your hardware, check with the device manufacturer.
14. Keep in mind that not all wireless devices use Bluetooth. Alternatives include the Wireless Gigabit specification, Wireless HD, ANT+, ZigBee, NFC as well as Wi-Fi Direct. These other technologies typically won't work with your phone, tablet or PC without some kind of additional hardware.

I hope this guide has helped you with your Bluetooth pairing problems.

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My Bluetooth cannot be paired with other mobile phone and my pc.., please help me..


It is possible that the phone has hung up because there are errors in the software. So to reset remove the battery and the memory card from the phone. Using your PC , scan the memory card for any corrupt files or media files with virus- it is possible when they are downloaded from unsafe sites. If so remove or format the card. Copy only valid files to the card and do a scan before it is replaced. Now replace the card and battery and switch on the phone. If the phone does not activate the bluetooth then it is confirmed that there are errors, possible can be software or hardware.

Seeking help from the authorized service /support centre is most ideal. Take estimate and decide.

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My nokia 7610 says unable to perform bluetooth operation


When you get an error "unable to perform Bluetooth operation", it means that one of the Bluetooth devices is not communicating correctly. It could be your phone, or it could be the Bluetooth device that you are trying to connect to. And that will depend on the device that you're connecting.

There's a possibility that the Bluetooth requirement of your device is not supported by your Nokia phone. Example, you are trying to pair up a Bluetooth handsfree car kit. "IF" the phone does not support the handsfree profile, then you will get this error message.

So, you need to make sure that your device and your phone is compatible with each other. Second, try to pair up the phone into different Bluetooth devices, like phones, headset, etc. Doing this will let you know if the Bluetooth on your phone is working or not. If it works with another Bluetooth devices, then the problem has something to do with the device that you are trying to connect to.

Thank you and good luck!

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Can't pair Samsung C3053 with Motorola bluetooth. I have followed the directions to use the Bluetooth messenger (whatever that is) and have gone to (in order) Menu, Settings, Messages, Bluetooth...


any one of the cell might have newer ver of bluetooth whicdh other 1 cannot recongonise.... try some other bluetooth headsets of own brand

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I had the same problem as you although I was able to find a solution. If your bluetooth adapter on your computer doesn't support A2DP then you can purchase this adapter from IO Gear: http://www.iogear.com/product/GBU421/ or another adapter that supports this feature. Windows will try to install it as a generic bluetooth adapter (which wont allow you to pair the headset) but if you install the disk that comes with this, it will also install the additional drivers needed for the headset.
Walmart carries it for $20 at most stores or $13 online. I got mine at the store.
http://www.walmart.com/ip/IoGear-Bluetooth-2.0-USB-Micro-Adapter/10299060
If you need help installing it let me know I can provide the steps I did.
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When trying to connect my mobile via bluetooth to my car phone it says sim rejected why ?


We suggest you to reinsert the sim once again and check for the same. And try to perform the following steps: Apply the Bluetooth Pairing Helper application to your BlackBerry smartphone. Download the Bluetooth Pairing Helper application file using your BlackBerry smartphone browser Note: The Bluetooth Pairing Helper is available for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software 4.2 and later. Complete the following steps for the Bluetooth Pairing Helper software. The following steps use the Land Rover as an example. Place the vehicle into pairing mode. For instructions, see the vehicle user manual. Start the Bluetooth Pairing Helper application. See links above. The following message appears on the BlackBerry smartphone: Please initiate the pairing process on your car. Click ?Done? when pairing is complete On the vehicle, press the Dial button. The following message appears on the Land Rover, and the progress bar on the Bluetooth Pairing Helper Application begins to advance: Searching The Land Rover display lists the name of the BlackBerry smartphone (and any other Bluetooth devices found within range). This may take one or two minutes. On the vehicle display, use the dial to highlight and then select the BlackBerry smartphone. The vehicle displays a random personal identification number (PIN) to pair. When the BlackBerry smartphone prompts for a PIN, type the PIN shown on the vehicle display in step 8 and press Enter. The BlackBerry smartphone displays Pairing complete. Connect to and press Yes. Pairing completes and an Connection to vehicle succeeded should appear on the BlackBerry smartphone. If the Bluetooth Pairing Helper application does not close, click Done to close the application. If you find the same error as sim rejected even after performing the steps, you need to check with the service provider relavent to the sim problem.

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The term "service" refers to other types of services supported by bluetooth technology like keyboards, mice, etc. There's a lot more than just headsets now. I suggest checking the bluetooth options on your phone to see if there is a refresh service or other option....there is one like that on my blackberry that I once had to use to solve a similar issue. Have you tried disabling bluetooth, rebooting phone, enabling bluetooth, and rebooting phone before pairing? Also, look to see if there is an encryption on/off option on the phone...this could be causing an echo in either state due to interference...try switching encryption on/off. Also, check your update options on the phone, you didn't say which kind of phone it is but some can get firmware updates that may be needed for bluetooth to work well. Finally, you may get results by deleting the device on the phone and re-adding it thru discovery.

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