01-30-2012 02:16 AM
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  1. Mahesha999's Avatar
    The reason - no blueeooth file transfer.

    Here in India, Lumia 500 is reduced in price for 14800 INR. Great price. But..... no bluetooth file transfer!!!! He bought Xperia - 18000INR

    So thats very basic feature. There is an app for sending pictures, but just the picture transfer!

    So when we are getting bluetooth file transfer on WP. Do MS doesn't have capability to add that feature directly in OS? I dont think so. Then what is the actual reason?

    Anyone knows any development going on in this direction. Any updates, anything.

    See this guy from India also asking the same thing: Can i send or receive files through bluetooth on windows phone 7.5 - Microsoft Answers
    Also read the comments on that thread. They all have same theme.

    I know many Indians are going away from gorgeous Lumia 800 just for that reason.

    This feature has also got over 7000 votes (top 6th recommendation) on wp feature suggestion box:
    Feature Suggestions: Top (8508 ideas)
    Please also vote for this feature on this above page.

    I feel we should shout altogether in MS's ears for this feature. This is the only limitation of windows phones that is not getting MS's attention. NFC - they are trying, Consistent platform - they are trying, but no effort on bt heard.
    01-24-2012 02:23 PM
  2. Reflexx's Avatar
    I doubt it. It's considered an older technology and right now seems to encourage rampant piracy.
    01-24-2012 03:09 PM
  3. Winterfang's Avatar
    I hope we get it. What do they care about what do I do with my files? pictures that I took and songs that I bought? At least I can still send them through text messages.
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    01-24-2012 03:13 PM
  4. Reflexx's Avatar
    I don't think it's so much about MS caring what you do with your files. But more about them not seeing a legitimate need when you subtract out most of the piracy market. Especially with NFC coming right around the corner.
    01-24-2012 03:41 PM
  5. Premium1's Avatar
    I hope we get it. What do they care about what do I do with my files? pictures that I took and songs that I bought? At least I can still send them through text messages.
    Because if you bought a song it is meant for you and only you. That is piracy sending something that they would have to pay for and you give it to them for free. No different than buying a cd/dvd and burning it then giving it to someone.
    01-24-2012 03:44 PM
  6. Winterfang's Avatar
    I guess but why not let me at least send pictures?
    01-24-2012 03:51 PM
  7. alpinestars1z's Avatar
    Who still uses Bluetooth to send files though? In my five years of owning smartphones, I've never needed that feature.
    Last edited by alpinestars1Z; 01-27-2012 at 05:33 PM.
    01-27-2012 04:24 PM
  8. Seketh's Avatar
    Who still uses Bluetooth to send files though? In my five years of owning a smartphones, I've never needed that feature.
    I do often face that argument, and I simply don't understand why someone would still use bluetooth file transfers.

    The last time I used bluetooth file transfers was with my Nokia 6630, many, many years ago. Can't understand why people don't just use e-mail or Skydrive or something, which is far more convenient and safe.

    I mean, if you don't have a data plan, why would you want a smartphone?
    01-27-2012 05:09 PM
  9. 5tephen's Avatar
    I just want to be able to send sound clips or videos. I hope they're working on that.

    Sent from my PI39100 using Board Express
    01-27-2012 05:16 PM
  10. 1jaxstate1's Avatar
    Because if you bought a song it is meant for you and only you. That is piracy sending something that they would have to pay for and you give it to them for free. No different than buying a cd/dvd and burning it then giving it to someone.
    This is 100% wrong.

    Sent from my Galaxy S II
    01-27-2012 05:21 PM
  11. selfcreation's Avatar
    whats the point of Bluetooth transfer??? avoiding to use your data???

    the only time i used it , is when im waiting for a movie to start, i would search for a BT connecting and send random files to random people.. LOL..

    BTW: you can get an APP to Transfer PICS to android,WP and Iphone called: flick+share

    only thing you cant Xfer is MUSIC and VIDS..



    This is 100% wrong.

    Sent from my Galaxy S II
    WHY the **** are you on a GS2?? what happened to your WP!!!!! lol ;)
    Last edited by Se1fcr3ation; 01-27-2012 at 05:35 PM.
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    01-27-2012 05:26 PM
  12. alpinestars1z's Avatar
    I just want to be able to send sound clips or videos. I hope they're working on that.

    Sent from my PI39100 using Board Express
    I still don't quite understand though. I mean if you're sharing something over Bluetooth, you're right next to them. Can't you show it to them on your phone?

    But if you actually want to give them the file, why can't you use E-Mail, Skydrive, or some other service? I would think it would be faster and easier than having to turn on Bluetooth, find the other device, pair it, send, and wait for it to complete.

    Also, how would Bluetooth file sharing work? Like iOS, WP7 doesn't show it's file system, there's no file explorer/manager so where would the files go?
    01-27-2012 05:37 PM
  13. blehblehbleh's Avatar
    Cuz some people don't have data plans to send via email or other service. Really I would think there would be some app to do sharing via the 802.11x radios
    01-27-2012 06:24 PM
  14. alpinestars1z's Avatar
    Cuz some people don't have data plans to send via email or other service. Really I would think there would be some app to do sharing via the 802.11x radios
    I guess. Before it would have mattered to me because back then I used a smartphone without data, but now pretty much every carrier requires you to have data on a smartphone.
    01-27-2012 06:26 PM
  15. willied's Avatar
    This is 100% wrong.

    Sent from my Galaxy S II
    Technically it is illegal to give the file to someone else. Not that I care, though.
    01-27-2012 06:29 PM
  16. 1jaxstate1's Avatar
    LOL!! I switched to the.dark side for a minute.
    whats the point of Bluetooth transfer??? avoiding to use your data???

    the only time i used it , is when im waiting for a movie to start, i would search for a BT connecting and send random files to random people.. LOL..

    BTW: you can get an APP to Transfer PICS to android,WP and Iphone called: flick+share

    only thing you cant Xfer is MUSIC and VIDS..





    WHY the **** are you on a GS2?? what happened to your WP!!!!! lol ;)


    Sent from my Galaxy S II
    01-27-2012 07:16 PM
  17. PG2G's Avatar
    I think Nokia understands that features like this are important in certain markets and will push Microsoft to do what is necessary.

    Honestly, they don't even need to implement file transfer, they just need to give developers an API to control Bluetooth. Someone could make an app that integrates into different hubs, you select your item, press share, and select app. Bluetooth API would also be nice for integration with a number accessories too (like say... Nike+).
    01-27-2012 07:49 PM
  18. cedarlog's Avatar
    Sacrificing the whole OS for not having Bluetooth file transfer is..........
    01-28-2012 01:06 AM
  19. tissotti's Avatar
    Sacrificing the whole OS for not having Bluetooth file transfer is..........
    I don't personally need it, but it doesn't mean that for somebody else that could not be a deal breaker.
    Rather than the attitude on why you should not need it, i hope Microsoft implements it. That's how you get the customers.
    01-28-2012 06:10 AM
  20. aubreyq's Avatar
    Also, how would Bluetooth file sharing work? Like iOS, WP7 doesn't show it's file system, there's no file explorer/manager so where would the files go?
    Not that I care for this feature, but the way to implement it would be by adding it as another share option. You go to your song or video using Zune or the Pictures Hub, press the three dots, select "share", then Bluetooth would be an option. Again, I don't think the feature will ever be added.


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    01-28-2012 06:53 AM
  21. jfa1's Avatar
    The reason - no blueeooth file transfer.

    Here in India, Lumia 500 is reduced in price for 14800 INR. Great price. But..... no bluetooth file transfer!!!! He bought Xperia - 18000INR

    So thats very basic feature. There is an app for sending pictures, but just the picture transfer!

    So when we are getting bluetooth file transfer on WP. Do MS doesn't have capability to add that feature directly in OS? I dont think so. Then what is the actual reason?

    Anyone knows any development going on in this direction. Any updates, anything.

    See this guy from India also asking the same thing: Can i send or receive files through bluetooth on windows phone 7.5 - Microsoft Answers
    Also read the comments on that thread. They all have same theme.

    I know many Indians are going away from gorgeous Lumia 800 just for that reason.

    This feature has also got over 7000 votes (top 6th recommendation) on wp feature suggestion box:
    Feature Suggestions: Top (8508 ideas)
    Please also vote for this feature on this above page.

    I feel we should shout altogether in MS's ears for this feature. This is the only limitation of windows phones that is not getting MS's attention. NFC - they are trying, Consistent platform - they are trying, but no effort on bt heard.
    Hoipefully it will come in Tango!
    01-28-2012 02:34 PM
  22. boss.king's Avatar
    I can't even remember the last time I even used Bluetooth (or even wanted to use it for that matter). As has been said before, its considered an older technology in terms of file transfer, and with the coming rise of NFC its likely to be neglected.
    01-28-2012 03:05 PM
  23. alpinestars1z's Avatar
    I can't even remember the last time I even used Bluetooth (or even wanted to use it for that matter). As has been said before, its considered an older technology in terms of file transfer, and with the coming rise of NFC its likely to be neglected.
    Does NFC have enough throughput to transfer files quickly?

    Whenever I think of NFC I think of payment or identification.
    01-28-2012 03:30 PM
  24. reelon's Avatar
    Does NFC have enough throughput to transfer files quickly?

    Whenever I think of NFC I think of payment or identification.
    I think that on the galaxy nexus they use it to transfer pictutes.
    01-28-2012 03:41 PM
  25. jfa1's Avatar
    I hope we get it. What do they care about what do I do with my files? pictures that I took and songs that I bought? At least I can still send them through text messages.
    If you share copyrighted intellectual propertyt that violates the lawe and thats why Congress is trying to pass laws to p[rotect against that by going as usual way way overboard
    01-28-2012 03:45 PM
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