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how to listen to music via bluetooth on a sony z1

Q: how to listen to music via bluetooth on a sony z1

hey, how do I get my sony z1 to play music on my bluetooth headset?
its all synced and works great when im making calls but when I put on music it just comes out of the speakers
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I did everything like supposed to be. I attached few images to show my situation.


A:Bluetooth Problem

Yesterday I bought USB BT400 Adapter.
I started everything from beginning and there is exactly the same situation. Nothing changed. If you look to the picture, everything is pair and installed and when I ask them, they said that was something wrong with Windows configuration (not 100%).
Point is that they didn't have any clue what is wrong.
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Well, on the hopes there was something in the Bluetooth app that I missed, I went back and took another look.

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None of those seemed particularly applicable when I looked at them before, but
whichever one of those did something, I did a test on the keyboard and at least
yet it hasn't shut off even waiting several minutes.

Actually, would be nice if everything PC / Windows would be that simple!
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dreckk said:

I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
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A:Sony Vaio VGN-N110G will not power up

Hope it is not like ours... identical model... went dead and stayed dead. sitting on our display shelf as a worry for Sony customers... went dead and stayed dead... motherboard died, and we couldn't find a replacement at anywhere close to a reasonable price.
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Rock4MUSIC said:

I have a budget of 500-550. The purpose for this computer is for music production. Ill be using cu base 5, ill be using vsti such as east west, toon track superior drummer,trillian etc. (To give you guys more of a visual) Ill be running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.
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