Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1476 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 113

Subscriber

Topic # 111726 13-Nov-2012 12:21 Send private message

Hi,

I have a Plantronics Explorer 232 bluetooth headset.  It is designed for a mobile phone and is not an official Microsoft Lync headset.  Is there any way I can get it working with Lync?


Cheers.

Create new topic

This is a filtered page: currently showing replies marked as answers. Click here to see full discussion.

368 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 717700 15-Nov-2012 14:13 Send private message

1. You have the Bluetooth Hands-Free paired with a Windows 7 device which has built-in or external Bluetooth support?

2. Once paired, you should see a Bluetooth Hands-Free in 'Devices and Printers' which can normally be accessed from the bluetooth icon selecting "Show Bluetooth Devices".

3. Check the Windows properties of the Bluetooth Hands-Free and make sure all the audio features are selected which are listed in the services panel of properties.

4. From the Bluetooth icon (in your task bar or desktop) you may need to open settings and select the 'Audio' panel and then connect the required audio device from there.

5. On the Audio icon in you task bar, you may need to select 'playback device' and then when the panel opens you will need to select the 'default' playback device. You should see the audio level bouncing up and down in the display in the playback panel.

6. Play some music.

If all this works then you have a basic connection.

7. If the Bluetooth Hands-Free can be enhanced with additional bespoke Bluetooth support, that would be the time to start looking for it.

8. If Windows applications (MS Lync 2010) have bespoke configurations for generic/specific Bluetooth Hands-Free, this would be the time to check compatibility.

I'm just using the example of my Stereo Audio/Hands-Free(with mic boom) as a setup example. I just use it for stereo music on my Win7 PC(s).

What step would you say you're at?

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by lxsw20 on 25-Oct-2014 00:04 (72 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Neon - Sky's new streaming service
Created by JarrodM, last reply by Ronin on 24-Oct-2014 22:40 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by mattwnz on 25-Oct-2014 00:18 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 22-Oct-2014 18:39 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


VDSL, which router/modem sub $200?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 24-Oct-2014 23:26 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


30 too old to get into IT?
Created by Interslice, last reply by shk292 on 24-Oct-2014 20:39 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by Geektastic on 24-Oct-2014 23:11 (108 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.