moderated Re: bluetooth question
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It is harder to connect some blue tooth headphones with laptops than a phone.
Try having your laptop search for devices under the blue tooth setting.
Sometimes the headphones are discovered under a weird name.
You may need to try the search a couple of times .
Try turning off and then on the blue tooth settings on your laptop to see if this initiates a new search.
I have also found that Bluetooth headphones, depending on brand, are not as reliable as with a phone.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:56 AM
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Subject: bluetooth question
I’ve used Bluetooth earphones with my iPhone, but not with a laptop the headphone jack on my work laptop seems to be not working. I’m not finding any plug in earbuds or headphoens in my house that will work so I can hear JAWS. I thought I could try pairing the earpiece I use with my iPhone. I turned off the Bluetooth connection on my iPhone and turned on Bleutooth in the laptop; however, I don’t see the earpiece showing up in the list, even though my earpiece is in pairing mode. Am I going about this the correct way? Should a basic, Bluetooth earpiece that works with an iPhone also work with a laptop or is there a difference? I think this is a Plantronics earpiece, but I’m not positive. It’s possible my company has some security restriction on Bluetooth, but I dread calling our helpdesk to ask.
Robin Van Lant, Sr. Program Manager - Sales Enablement
Key Equipment Finance & Key Institutional Bank
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