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Old 03-16-11, 06:20 PM
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I have a dumb Bluetooth question

If I buy a USB Bluetook adapter for my home PC will that allow me to transfer files (images/music) from my Bluetooth-enabled phone?

Told you it was a dumb question....
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Re: I have a dumb Bluetooth question

If you have the right software.
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Which software?

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Old 03-17-11, 06:49 AM
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Re: I have a dumb Bluetooth question

Windows XP SP2 and above comes with software for Bluetooth, including Bluetooth File Transfer:
http://www.ehow.com/how_2244416_phon...lue-tooth.html
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883259

Your phone has to support Bluetooth File Transfer, or Bluetooth FTP. For example, the iPhone doesn't support it, at least not without jailbreaking it.

Note that Bluetooth is really, really slow compared to a USB connection.
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Re: I have a dumb Bluetooth question

Yes, I can attest to the fact that it is horrendously slow.

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