iphone 4 - can contacts be synced by bluetooth to a laptop?

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I currently connect via the cable.

What initiates the sync by blue tooth if I set it up?  
By cable when I connect its initiated. How so with blue tooth? Every x minutes?
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raguvip63Senior Network Engineer

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Blue tooth and USB sync rely on the native syncing services available on a computer’s operating system. Apple jumped to support Blue tooth on the Mac because it leveled the playing field; Apple could write most of the software for phone makers, and suddenly gain Mac support for a wide variety of third party phones.
 
Apple further developed Sync Services for Mac OS X, which are designed to sync with Palm's Hot Sync via a special Palm conduit; a variety of standard Blue tooth sync profiles; a supported set of USB phones; as well as Apple's own i Pod and .Mac online services.
You can e-mail or MMS the contact, but in terms of bluetooth, there is nothing supplied on the phone to do this.  I'm sure there is an app on the App Store that can do this, so I would say the best thing would be to check the App Store to see what is available.

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Ive heard that this iphone is not great with blue tooth.

I dont want to use a usb cable to sync my iphone.
Can I use blue tooth between the iphone and my XP pc to sync?

Surely millions of people want to do this?  
Hi fcek,
Syncing is only done through Apple's USB cable.  Wireless syncing is not available on any iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.  You are right, a lot of people want to do this, but it won't be available until Apple allows it.

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What a pain.  

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