Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues

Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues? Have you experienced any Bluetooth File Transfer issues with Windows 10?

I can pair Windows 10 devices with a Nexus 5. When I transfer a JPG file from Android mobile to Windows 10, I can receive the file. But saving the Bluetooth transferred file is still a problem for me. I didn’t find any way to save the file, which is transferred via Bluetooth to Windows 10.

Other than editing the picture and saving it. Have you found any other options? I found some contact sharing via Bluetooth issues between Android and Windows Phone 10. More details are at the bottom of this post.

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Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues

I’ve listed down Known Issues with Windows Phone 10 TP2 in the following post, “Known Issues Identified with Windows Phone 10 Upgrade

Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues
Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues

Accept the Bluetooth content by clicking YES. It’s important to know that Windows 10 Mobile phone device from Android nexus 5.

Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues
Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues

When the phones complete the SHARING of files via Bluetooth, it’s NOT automatically downloaded to the Windows 10 Phone. Now, we can TAP the notification to open the shared file. But it won’t copy to the Windows Phone device.

Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues
Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues
Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues
Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues

Fix Windows 10 Bluetooth File Transfer Issues?

You can edit and share the file, which is transferred via Bluetooth. Sharing is the only way to save the file I found on my Windows 10 Phone device? Do you have any other options?

There are options like View Collection and Share options. Unfortunately, there is no option to save the Bluetooth shared picture files. The workaround for this issue is to edit the picture and SAVE it on Windows Phone 10. 

I tried to transfer contacts via Bluetooth between a Nexus 5 and a Windows phone. Windows Phone 10 gives an error that the format of Vcard received is not in a supported format. So, the Windows phone can’t save it. This vCard uses a format we’re not able to read 🙁

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Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a logger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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