Supported Bluetooth Profiles
A2DP, ATT, AVRCP,
GAVDP, GATT, HCRP, HFP, HID, HID over GATT, OPP, PAN, SPP, and more
(Note: Some profiles may require installation of included Broadcom
Bluetooth or built-in Windows 8 stack)
Windows Driver Installation
If another Bluetooth adapter has been used with your computer, disable it in the Device Manager and remove its driver.
Also, be sure to uninstall any associated software from “Programs and
Features” (Vista/7/8/10) or “Add or Remove Programs” (XP) in the Control
Panel. Also, check for and remove any old version of the Broadcom
driver. It will show up as “WIDCOMM” in the list of installed programs.
- Windows 10:
Windows 10 will automatically download drivers when the device is
plugged in, and no other software should be necessary.
- Windows 8/8.1
- Vista and Windows 7
- Windows XP
Linux Driver Installation
kernels after June 2012 or so have support for this adapter. Support
has been back ported to kernels back to later point releases of stable
kernels 3.0+, specifically 3.0.34, 3.2.20, and all versions of 3.4.The adapter’s USB VID is 0x0a5c (Broadcom) and PID 0x21e8.