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Old 03-18-2009, 03:29 PM
Phen0m Phen0m is offline
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Just picked one of these up, does anyone know how to enable bluetooth? I have the 1GB, 8GB, XP Home version
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Old 03-18-2009, 03:40 PM
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Not all of the models include Bluetooth unfortunately.
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Old 03-19-2009, 08:13 AM
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oh that stinks.. i dont think i have BT >.<
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Old 03-19-2009, 03:32 PM
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You can buy the internal part from Dell for $25 I believe. (Assuming you're talking about the Mini 9, I don't know as much about the 10 or 12).

However, it is a bit of a hassle to install. You have to open up the whole case and put it in there. (Service manual is here: http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...n/sm/index.htm . You have to remove the module cover, then the keyboard, and then the palm rest, and it's attached to the palm rest.

An easier solution would probably be to get one of the miniature USB ones, something like this: http://cgi.ebay.com/MICRO-MINI-USB-B...mZ220365821664

You can get it cheaper ($3) from China, but the shipping on that would take weeks, most likely.
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Old 03-22-2009, 06:58 AM
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^^ Thanks J, im going to scoop one of the usb nubs up..can't beat 6 bucks
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Old 06-27-2009, 02:31 AM
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Can I pair my wife's Bluetooth Nokia cell phone to her laptop to transfer songs and pics? My wife has a Bluetooth Nokia phone and her Dell computer is BT compatible. Without using a cable, we want to transfer songs and pics to her phone. I assume there is a way to make the connection. However, will we also need Nokia software to move them?
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Old 06-28-2009, 07:17 AM
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Honestly, not really sure. Most phones can send pictures and contact info via the OBEX protocol, but I'm not entirely sure how it'd work on your phone. It'd most likely be a matter of going into the phone and sending it from there, rather than being able to go on your computer and tell it to pull everything from the phone.
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