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Browsing for files via Bluetooth?

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    Browsing for files via Bluetooth?

    Under Windows 7-- whatever bluetooth software I had used to let me connect to my bluetooth enabled phone and browse the memory for pictures, videos, etc to download. I see no such option on Windows 8

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    Bluetooth device you can see in Device manager and also from Control Panel in Devices and printers. In addition (if it works at all) you are going to need a program for particular phone. Before any of that, phone SW has to have driver for that phone and only after "Paired" with the phone all should be accessible on it.
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    I don't think you were able to browse your Bluetooth connected phone from your Win 7 machine. Are you sure the phone wasn't connected via USB and then you could browse the phone's memory using Windows Explorer in Win 7?
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