December 20th, 2009, 08:49 PM
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Can't play Droid audio via BlueTooth on paired laptop
I've successfully paired my Droid with my Windows Vista Ultimate x64 SP2 HP laptop.
I'm connected to my laptop over Bluetooth; in the Properties section of the device profile in Bluetooth Settings both the Phone and the Media checkboxes are checked.
There are no issues with transferring files via the Bluetooth File Transfer application.
But when I play music on the Droid it comes through the Droid's speaker; it doesn't come through the laptop speakers as I would expect.
My wife has a similar setup with her Droid and her laptop, though her laptop is running Vista Home Premium (the only difference I can find in looking at the two configurations side by side) and her audio streams from her Droid to her laptop just fine.
I'm thinking I'm missing something, or there's an issue with the Bluetooth stack on Vista?
Anyone else similarly configured that's successful in getting the Droid audio to play through their laptop?