Gaining Detailed Information About Bluetooth Device Profile Support


This article describes how to obtain an additional level of detail about what services a Bluetooth device may be able to handle. When you troubleshoot Bluetooth devices, Microsoft recommends that you verify that the device provides services that are supported under Windows XP. This device information is available through a hidden property sheet.

More Information

Note This information is not available except by using the steps that are included in this article.

To access this information, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click
    Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Wireless Link.
  3. Click to select the Bluetooth device that you want more information about.
  4. Click Properties.
  5. With the General properties sheet open, simultaneously press and hold CTRL+SHIFT.
  6. While you hold down CTRL+SHIFT, click the
    Services tab.

    After you perform this step, a list of services that are available for the device appears.
Note Device service information may be different. Some devices list all Bluetooth profiles that are supported.