Bluetooth

  happyhotspur 16:29 02 Aug 10
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How do I connect my mobile phone that is Bluetooth enabled to connect to my new Laptop. I don't know if I have Bluetooth on the new Laptop and I am running Windows 7 on it.

If it is not installed how do I connect the two to each other, so i can download my photos from the phone to the laptop?

  tullie 16:42 02 Aug 10

Install the phone software that came with it,then plug the cable in from phone to computer.

  happyhotspur 16:46 02 Aug 10

Sorry don't have any phone software or cable. I thought you could just link the two wirelessly.

  beeuuem 17:45 02 Aug 10

Your laptop may have Bluetooth- what model is it?
If it doesn't have Bluetooth you can get a dongle to provide a connection.

  happyhotspur 18:05 02 Aug 10

I have a Dell Studio 1558, but cannot find any reference to bluetooth in the device manager.

So it looks like a dongle connection

  beeuuem 19:29 02 Aug 10

If you have Blutooth it will show in
the Bluetooth Devices dialog box on the Options tab.
It seems that Bluetooth is an optional extra on this model so a dongle may be the answer.

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