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Windows 7: Bluetooth plus Computer speakers

09 Dec 2014   #1
Danman1

North Carolina
 
 
Bluetooth plus Computer speakers

Windows 7, I installed Bluetooth on my old laptop, my Bluetooth earbuds works,But no sound from my laptop Speakers.
Can I use my Bluetooth ear buds Plus the computer speakers?.
My hearing is bad,so I want to use my Bluetooth Earbuds, my wife want to hear from The speakers, is this possible?.

Dan, At 80
any help would be appreciated.


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09 Dec 2014   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Windows only allows one default audio playback device. Thus you can't use both. There may be some 3rd party program somewhere that will do that, but I don't know of any.

Jack - 77 and a Florida retiree. My hearing isn't too good either. I just got hearing aids.
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10 Dec 2014   #3
Danman1

North Carolina
 
 
Bluetooth plus Computer speakers

Since I am unable to use the computer speakers, can I use a Bluetooth speaker with my Bluetooth Earbuds On the same computer?.
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10 Dec 2014   #4
strollin

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)
 
 

As fireberd stated, Windows only allows 1 audio playback device. I don't think you will be able to find any solution using the Bluetooth earbuds and internal speakers.

What you could do is get a Y cable to plug into the earphone jack on your laptop. That should allow you to connect external speakers to one side of the Y and earbuds to the other side of the Y. Example: Belkin 3.5mm to 2x 3 Pin 3.5mm Headset Splitter Adapter - Audio cable M/2F - F8V234 - Audio/Video Cables - CDW.com
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