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Bluetooth Dongle Synchronization

Can I use a USB, bluetooth dongle to sync my laptop with my 9500?
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Registered: ‎12-03-2008
My Device: STORM 9530 on VERIZON 552 kbps

Re: Bluetooth Dongle Synchronization

yes you can!

 

using bbdm with bluetooth will have limited use.

if you need full use of bbdm, you'll have to connect via usb.

 

you can also send ringtones/pics via bluetooth, but if the file is rather large, like a video, it seems to take a long time.

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Re: Bluetooth Dongle Synchronization


jeff1974w wrote:

yes you can!

 

using bbdm with bluetooth will have limited use.

if you need full use of bbdm, you'll have to connect via usb.


hello,
what do you mean, "limited use"? What can be done and what cannot?



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Registered: ‎12-03-2008
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Re: Bluetooth Dongle Synchronization

Using bbdm with bluetooth you can only backup/restore and sync.  you cannot do everything with bluetooth and bbdm that you can do connected via usb

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Registered: ‎07-23-2008
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Re: Bluetooth Dongle Synchronization

Hi Hughsie and welcome to the forums!

 

Here is the article specifying how to setup the Bluetooth connection to the desktop manager.

There is a catch in the Bluetooth connection. You must make sure the dongle uses

"Windows native Bluetooth drivers".

 

I have attached the links for you to read. Let us know if you need help.

Thanks,

 

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  • If your computer does not support Bluetooth wireless technology, a supported Bluetooth adapter can be used (DLink is not supported). For a complete list of supported Bluetooth transceivers, go to the Microsoft Support Knowledge Base and search for article 841803.
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    Windows XP and Windows Vista both come with a generic Bluetooth device manager. Verify that you are running this application and not third-party Bluetooth software.

     

    Desktop Bluetooth Connection to desktop manager:

    http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB04132&sliceId=SAL_Pub...

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