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Redirect Audio from Blackberry to Jawbone Headset

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I have a Blackberry Curve & a Jawbone 2 Headset. At the moment, I am only able to make and receive calls from the Jawbone Headset. When a call comes in, I only hear the generic Jawbone 2 ringer.

A friend of mine has a Moto Q9c and the same Jawbone 2 headset. He is able to hear his Custom Ringers, Music from the Media Player, SMS Message Alerts, MMS Message Alerts, & Email Message Alerts.

Those are all items I would like to hear in my Jawbone headset from the Blackberry Curve. Really, anything that would play from the headphone jack on the phone, I would like to hear through my Jawbone Headset.

I realize the audio quality may not be as good as it would with Bluetooth Headpones, but that is not my concern.

Is there a setting or a 3rd Party app I can use to redirect audio to the Jawbone Headset?  What is the Moto Q9c doing differently and what can I do to have the same results as the user with the Moto Q9c. I would imagine I am not the only one frustrated with and looking for a resolution to this.

I have a 8330 Blackberry Curve from Alltel, Running OS 4.5

Thanks,

Justin
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Here is you answer in regards to the blackberry portion:

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/rim/board/message?board.id=8100&thread.id=3580

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I understand the audio won't be in stereo and the quality will be degraded. I just don't understand why a person can listen to audio, receive email alerts, receive sms message alerts, and hear their custom ringtones when they use the Jawbone with the Motorola Q9c and I am unable to to do so with the Blackberry.

There has to be a setting or workaround for this. The audio that is being played on the phone just needs to be redirected to the same channel as the audio that is played during a phone conversation.

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Can a Third Party App be made/found or a Registry change be made to the Blackberry that would send any Audio played on the Blackberry via Bluetooth to the Jawbone Headset just as Audio from a phone conversation is sent to the Headset?

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You probably know this already but there are other bluebooth headsets that will play music on the bb. Here are a few ideas:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/bluetooth-connection/88855-stereo-bluetooth-headsets.html
 

As for the development scenario you mentioned it is possible maybe with an API.  Check out this for a start:

http://na.blackberry.com/eng/deliverables/3818/multimedia_guide.pdf

For a commerical app, berrytunes.com may be an option.

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Do you have a better link for the PDF at Blackberry.com? The current link send me to an error page?


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It looks like Page 27 covers my dilemma.

So according to what is said on Page 27, does that mean what I am looking for is possible? I just need that piece of script added/changed and i'd be up and running?

How hard would it be to implement that script into an On/Off button in the Blackberry Applications Menu?
Turn it on to send ALL audio to Headset & Off to put Audio to Default Settings.
I have never coded anything for a Blackberry and am unsure if I would be savvy enough too.

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I have tried berrytunes and have had no success with it. I was unable to hear audio in the Jawbone 2 Headset.

I am wishing I was better at coding/programming so I would be able to hit this issue head on. Is there or can a script/coding be made that would send all Audio played on the Blackberry to the Jawbone 2 headset?

When I use the Voice to Dial function, I am able to hear the audio prompts from the phone. So apparently there is a way to get audio from the phone to the heasdset. I have just been unable to get the Audio I am wanting from the phone to the headset.

If I am unable to resolve this issue here, where can I go to figure this out? Is there somone I can contact to have a program/script made that will allow for this to work?

I imagine this is an issue several other Blackberry users are having.

Thanks,

Justin
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