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Old 01-08-2006, 09:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Searched the posts, sorry if this has been covered, couldn't find it.

I've linked my 8700c to 3 different Bluetooth headsets and my Acura MDX (HandsFreeLink).

They all behave the same in that -

The bluetooth headsets do not allow me to hear anything until the call is actually connected (you cannot hear it ringing), only after someone/voicemail/answering machine picks up can I hear anything. On my MDX, I cannot transfer the call to the HandsFreeLink until the call is actually connected. If I attempt to "transfer" the call to HandsFeeeLink" prior to the call being connected I get a "there is no call in progress" message.

This was not the case with my 7290, I could hear and/or transfer to HFL while the outbound call was ringing.

My only conclusion is that the 8700 Bluetooth profile needs tweaking.

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Old 01-08-2006, 10:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey Todd, I was having similar issues with the headset, actually mine wouldn't reconnect to the headset at all. I ended up exchanging my Blackberry, and so far (fingers crossed) its working pretty good.
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If you have trusted set to yes and this is happening you have a defective unit. Go exchange it.
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