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Bluetooth speaker not properly detected in X220.

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Bluetooth speaker not properly detected in X220.

#1 Post by anali » Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:10 am

Hello I have X220 for a year now and last week I bought a Bose SoundLink bluetooth speaker and I'm trying to connect it to my laptop via bluetooth. But my problem is the laptop doesn't recognize the Bose SoundLink as a speaker but "other device" is there a way to solve this? I updated the drivers but still no luck making it to work.

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Re: Bluetooth speaker not properly detected in X220.

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:16 am

Trying to get any xx30 or earlier machine to connect to anything bluetooth with the internal bluetooth chip is hopeless. Just get a little bluetooth dongle and use that.
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Re: Bluetooth speaker not properly detected in X220.

#3 Post by MikalE » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:46 pm

You can try what I did and dowload the older Bluetooth stack for Windows from Toshiba.

The required codec for stereo audio bluetooth is not native to Windows 7.
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Re: Bluetooth speaker not properly detected in X220.

#4 Post by axur-delmeria » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:49 pm

Have you installed the Bluetooth drivers (the 100MB+ one)?
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Re: Bluetooth speaker not properly detected in X220.

#5 Post by eut3n » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:46 am

Did you solve it? Had a similar problem this is how I solve mine.
  • Go to: Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.
  • Right click your device and click "Properties".
  • Then click the "Hardware" tab, You'll see a list of bluetooth drivers installed.
  • Check all those drivers and remove the bluetooth device that might interfere on other. Then reconnect, this is how I solved when I'm having trouble connecting my bluetooth speaker jbl and aomais speaker.
  • Or try to remove all the bluetooth drivers and allow windows to find it.

Hope it helps.

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