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Old 09-04-2008, 08:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all,

Does anyone know of a way to transfer non-media files via bluetooth. I am able to transfer music/ pictures right now. However I get an error whenever I try and transfer a file of a different format (in my case .aa format). Renaming the file did not help either.

Any suggestions?
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Nope, not all file types are transferable by Bluetooth.
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With 4.5.77 on my 8330, I've discovered that it's possible to transfer both Excel spreadsheets (.xls) and Access Databases (.mdb) using BT, along with the usual media files. I can understand support for Excel, since Documents To Go can open those files. Access is a bit of a puzzle, though, since I know of no application for the BB that will open those files.

I'm assuming the .aa extension mentioned above is for an Audible(tm) audio book. I don't have any to experiment with, so I can't determine whether it's possible, unfortunately.

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