Supported Bluetooth profiles

Your BlackBerry device is a Bluetooth Smart Ready device, and supports the profiles that follow. If your device is associated with a work account, your administrator might disable use of a profile.

Profile Description
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) This profile allows you to stream audio files from your BlackBerry device to Bluetooth enabled devices that support stereo audio such as stereo headsets, speakers, and car kits.
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) This profile allows you to use the buttons on a Bluetooth enabled headset to perform actions such as adjusting the volume or playing the next or previous media file on your BlackBerry device.
Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) This profile allows you to stream audio and video content from your BlackBerry device to Bluetooth enabled devices such as music players, stereo headphones, stereo speakers, laptops and desktop computers.
Generic Object Exchange Profile (GOEP) This profile allows you to share files between your BlackBerry device and a Bluetooth enabled device.
Human Interface Device (HID) This profile allows you to connect your BlackBerry device to Bluetooth enabled devices such as a keyboard or mouse.
Hands-Free Profile (HFP) This profile allows you to connect your BlackBerry device to Bluetooth enabled headsets that support the Hands-Free profile. This profile can support voice dialing.
Message Access Profile (MAP) This profile allows you to use a Bluetooth enabled car kit with your BlackBerry device to notify you of new messages. This profile can also help you read, delete, browse, compose, and send messages.
Object Push Profile (OPP) This profile allows you to send files, such as pictures, contacts, or events, to a Bluetooth enabled device.
Personal Area Networking - User/Network Access Point (PAN - U/NAP) This profile allows you to use your BlackBerry device as a modem when it's connected to a Bluetooth enabled computer.
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP) This profile allows you to use a Bluetooth enabled car kit to access contact information on your BlackBerry device, for example, to allow the car kit to place a call to a contact or display a caller name.
SIM Access Profile (SAP)

This profile allows you to connect your device to devices that run on a GSM network, such as a car phone, and extend SIM card functionality to the device.

Serial Port Profile (SPP) This profile allows you to connect your device to Bluetooth enabled devices that support desktop connectivity, wireless bypass, and data transfer.
Device Identification Profile (DIP) This profile allows Bluetooth enabled devices to access information about your BlackBerry device model to support plug and play features, such as automatically downloading required drivers.


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