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Regarding the Magic Mouse you can kick it into discovery mode by holding down the mouse button, switch the mouse on, keep on holding the mouse button until the green light starts blinking!


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With the new update, you may not find the cog wheel, so instead you can go into bluetooth settings and right-click (click with two fingers) the device you wish to rename. It should come up with a context menu. Select Rename, which will open a window where you can rename your mouse to anything you like.


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My issue was that my Magic Mouse was discoverable through the Bluetooth Preferences pane, but when I clicked 'Pair', it couldn't connect. After an hour, I found a resolution that worked: Turn off the Magic Mouse Open the Bluetooth Preferences Delete your mouse's profile Be sure the Bluetooth Prefs pane is searching (indicated by the spinner) Hold the mouse ...


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Run all the related processes on a higher priority: I made a script to do that: https://gist.github.com/redolent/61e5db9d9685689e21e7 #!/bin/bash list="$( sudo ps -A \ | grep -iE '([h]ear|[f]irefox|[b]lue|[c]oreaudiod)' \ | cut -c 1-90 )" pids=$( cut -c 1-6 <<< "$list" ) echo sudo renice -5 $pids sudo renice -5 $pids


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Read about the Mad Catz R.A.T M. It is a mobile Gaming Mouse which doesen't require a dongle.


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If you boot into safe mode, does the erratic behavior persist? (i.e. use the Mac in that mode for hours if possible as opposed to using it to rebuild some system caches and then reboot back into normal boot state) If you make a new user account, does the erratic behavior persist? Can you reproduce the keyboard issues in recovery HD and/or single user mode? ...


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In order to do this in Yosemite, you'll need to go back to the main screen of System Preferences and click on the Sharing preference pane. In the sidebar, there will be an Internet Sharing option. Click on this to view its settings. Now set the "Share your connection from" drop down to Wi-Fi and then check the Bluetooth PAN checkbox in the menu below. Next ...


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It sounds like you are not alone and no fix in sight at the moment according to this report. How to potentially fix iPad Bluetooth Problems iOS 8 Bluetooth problems are among the most common iOS issues and they were a big problem inside iOS 8. We ourselves have run into iOS 8 Bluetooth issues with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and while iOS 8.1 ...


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I just had this frustrating problem. Simultaneously pressing the command key and the power button worked for me.


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Try to edit advanced settings to macbook bluetooth with "bluetooth explorer" HardwareIOTools_Xcode. I just manage to improve my bluetooth connection.


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I have two Macs that have recently started doing the same thing since an OS X update. Apple exchanged my keyboard on one machine but it still kept happening. I note that in the latest OS X update (today 11 April 2015) that Apple have addressed this issue. Perhaps now it will go away.


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They are working perfect with OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. After upgrading to 10.10.3 (beta or final) the problem that you described appear. The headphones are working perfect first time after adding to bluetooth list, but is not a solution to delete and add again. Bang & Olufsen post this to their website: Can I connect my BeoPlay H8 headphones with my ...


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Found a reliable yet cumbersome workaround to have Siri play over the RCD 310 stereo using Bluetooth... Using your car's steering wheel control, disconnect the Bluetooth link to your phone. Open Siri by holding your iPhone's home button. Re-activate the Bluetooth connection from your car to your phone. Voilà, after a few seconds you can have a dialog ...


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For iPhone 6, the fn button will get you to the passcode screen and then arrow around to the number you need. Then press up down arrow to enter that number. This is with Voice Over.


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It's an issue with the amount of power/bandwidth supplied to the BluetoothAudioAgent. Apparently most people have had success by entering the following command in terminal.app: defaults write com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent "Apple Bitpool Min (editable)" -int 40 Source: http://lifehacker.com/fix-your-bluetooth-audio-in-yosemite-with-this-terminal-1670380974 ...


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They should automatically connect as soon as you have paired them. They won't automatically reconnect if you take them out of range without turning them off first, to reconnect them, go into range and briefly press the call button on them. If you turn them off, then turn them on again and they don't connect, this is either a product issue, or your MacBook ...


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If you don't want to unpair the device, but just want to disconnect from it, Apple have 3 methods: Turn the device off and hope it doesn't reconnect back to your iOS device when you turn it back on again. Turn Bluetooth off on your iOS device, you obviously don't need to stay connected to more than one Bluetooth device. A very natural and simple process ...


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The MacBook Retina models have a combined Airport/BT card. Before actually spending any money on parts I would suggest deleting the BT preference file, then perform an SMC reset. The file to delete is com.apple.bluetooth.xxxxx.plist (xxxxx = a string of charcters unique to your machine) and will be in /Library/Preferences/ByHost/ in your Home folder. If ...


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Your bluetooth controller is probably kaput. If your MBP is under AppleCare (hopefully still since it's a 2014), this should be covered under warranty. I would take to the local Apple Store for service If not, go to your local electronics retailer (Walmart will work here), get a usb bluetooth dongle, install and see if devices can connect. If they can, ...


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I couldn't get my magic mouse to reconnect after I changed the batteries. All I had to do was turn off wifi and it immediately recognized the bluetooth mouse. No idea why this works, but it did. I am using a 15"retina MB pro with Yosemite.


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Whilst you can pair one master with many slaves, as far as I'm aware, you cannot connect one slave to many masters simultaneously. You need to un-pair & re-pair each time. There is a rather complex guide to piconet & scatternet technology at the Bluetooth Developer Portal Bluetooth v4.0 spec distinctly says it cannot be done, however v4.1 says it ...


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I can now confirm that the issue is a bug in OS X's Bluetooth implementation. The mouse connects just fine in 10.10.0, I hear it connects fine in 10.10.1, but has the issues I've been describing in 10.10.2. I can also confirm that the issue has been fixed in the latest OS X 10.10.3 public beta.


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To force your system to use an external Bluetooth controller instead of the internal one, open Terminal and type: sudo nvram bluetoothHostControllerSwitchBehavior=always then reboot. To revert to the default OS X behavior, type: sudo nvram -d bluetoothHostControllerSwitchBehavior You may need to turn off (or un-pair) Bluetooth accessories that are ...


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@Tyilo suggestion works. Get this script: https://gist.github.com/Tyilo/c92684d277acb62272b5 Just remember to first chmod your .sh file to be executable. For example: $ cd your_scripts_dir $ chmod u+x yosemite-bluetooth-fix.sh then you may run it as: $ ./yosemite-bluetooth-fix.sh Then simply close your lid or make the Mac go to sleep, upon wake up, ...



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