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Old 04-15-2007, 03:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, First post here, but, My brother got himself a new phone with a micro SD card... ECT ECT, the works, and this re-awakened my interests in getting some video files onto my Verizon Razr V3e. (with no micro SD card slot... meh)

I've read you can get around buying that expensive software to transfer files by using a bluetooth connection. However, the only device with blue tooth in the house is the blackberry...

Enter google and these forums.

Well, I know (and have used) the blackberry as a internet "gateway" (which, may I add, is rather fast!) by hooking a wire to it and the laptop, and installing some special software for this. The question is, can I use that same software to enable bluetooth on the laptop? Overkill? yes... makeshift? probably, but, I'd rather not spend another $50 to get that software when I can try for free.

So, if perhaps I could just load the files onto the blackberry and transfer them, that's fine too, I just need to somehow use the blackberry's bluetooth to get the files onto the Razr.

If anyone has any experience with this, I'd be much obliged.

PS: if someone knows of some FREE software that just lets you hook the computer to the razr and pass the files along... I'm up for that too...
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Old 04-15-2007, 08:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sorry, you can't use the 8703e as a Bluetooth tethering device for DUN. You can only tether the 8703e via USB cable.
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Old 04-16-2007, 09:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If the BB is the only BT device in the house how would you get files from the BB to the RAZR?? The BB cannot be used as a BT dongle. It's not a matter of software. If you're laptop is missing a BT radio you need the hardware.
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getting some video files onto my Verizon Razr V3e. (with no micro SD card slot... meh)
The carries disable almost all of the features on the phones that do not go though their service. Including that part of blue tooth support.
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ok, thanks for the replies... I thought I'd ask, just in case anyone knew of some jury rig way to use it for such... but no matter, it was worth asking...

PS: there actually is a way to use BT to transfer files to the Razr... you just need BT...


Oh well... if only I could find a free program that allowed file transfers of a few MB's to phones...
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