How can I connect a bluetooth headset to Windows 7 on a laptop to then connect with a software voip phone?

I have a laptop running Windows 7
I have a plantronics bluetooth headset
I have a software program that connects to a 8x8 softphone
I want to uses the softphone when I travel

I need to set up the bluetooth to be the "audio" for windows 7 to connect to the softphone

Need to know how to do it.

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Does your laptop have a bluetooth card/module?  You can check this by going to the control panel and device manager.  If your laptop is bluetooth capable then you will see it listed under the list of devices.  Then I normally set this up via the control panel.  You may also see a blue B in the taskbar.

Follow this instruction: Set up a Bluetooth enabled device

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Craig BeckCommented:
Assuming your laptop has Bluetooth capability, just connect the headset to the laptop and set the VoIP application's preferences to use the headset as the audio and mic sources.  If the app doesn't allow that you can set the defaults in Windows via the Control Panel.
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