How to use Mac Bluetooth in a virtual machine

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In Parallels Desktop you can easily share your Bluetooth devices with your virtual machines (VMs).

Parallels Desktop supports and completely emulates Bluetooth 4.0.

Share Bluetooth devices with a virtual machine

To share your Bluetooth devices with a virtual machine, perform the following actions:

  1. Open the virtual machine configuration > Hardware > USB & Bluetooth and enable Share Bluetooth devices with Windows:

Windows vm configuration

     2. In the Windows virtual machine, go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices > Click the Add Bluetooth or other device button, then follow the on-screen instructions to pair your device.

With Bluetooth sharing you can:

Supported guest Operating Systems:


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