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Old 10-17-2011, 07:21 PM   #1
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hcitool device not found

Hi I am using backtrack linux 5 to pair my phone .

when I am using the hcitool scan it gives me an error message saying device not found. also when I try to use the hcitool options what do I type after

hcitool (it gives me options like -i dev) what exactly do I type here do I do -i and then what for a device.

Old 10-17-2011, 08:57 PM   #2
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Do "hcitool scan" to get the name of devices.

Do "hcitool -i <devicename>" and you should have the device paired.

If you need to do more than that to get it to work, just Google "hcitool" - everything you need to know is there.


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