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Topic # 10099 5-Nov-2006 04:31
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You'll have to bear with me on this one if it sounds pretty obvious to the rest of you, I'm a complete n00b when it comes to Bluetooth....

Ok, so I bought a Motorola L6 recently and a Cable & wireless 10m bluetooth dongle to use for file transferring. I've installed the standard software with the dongle on my Win2K PC, and set it all up. The phone can see the PC fine, and can copy photos etc across no problem. But when it comes to the other way around, that's whe the trouble starts.

So I switch the bluetooth on on the phone, and it finds the phone ok, but when I try to copy an MP3 across to the phone, it keeps saying "Sending of file failed". My brother tried to copy an MP3 from his phone to it this morning, but it took him 5 minutes to copy 1% of a 3MB file. He has a Sony Erricson of some sort and he uses the same dongle fine, so it's not his phone that's going wrong, it's mine.

Anyone got any suggestions on how to fix this or maybe some good alternative software I could use?

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Reply # 51084 5-Nov-2006 09:18
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Welcome to Geekzone... Not all Bluetooth devices support every Blutooth Profile. A "Profile" is a specific use of Bluetooth. It may be that your Motorola L6 doesn't support file transfer.

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  Reply # 51160 6-Nov-2006 03:30
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Thanks for your help, it could well be that. I'll have to check on the Motorola website and see what it says there.

Also, add to the proble the fact that every time I try to add the phone as a new connection, it picks it up as a bluetooth modem or wireless network connection rather than a mobile or cell phone. I also tried uploading files to her Motorola V3 RAZR, but that's having the same problem. Is it a Motorola problem maybe, or is it something that I'm doing wrong with the phones in their setup, perhaps?

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