Pair and connect Bluetooth headset which can persist cold boot

Article ID: 78640060

Issue / Question

How to make the Headset Bluetooth connection cold boot persistent on Windows CE7.0 mobile computer?

Headset Bluetooth connection is lost after a cold boot

Applicable To

MPA3 Windows CE7.0 mobile computers





Resolution / Answer

Using BTExplorer (StoneStreet One) Stack:

1. Apply the below registry:


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Stonestreet One\BTExplorer\Remote Devices]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Stonestreet One\BTExplorer\Device Settings]
"LastPowerState" = dword:00000001

2. Pair and connect Bluetooth headset. Example Zebra HS3100: knowledge article Read More>>

3. Make sure audio is routed to Bluetooth headset.
4. Perform cold boot.

* After a cold boot, Bluetooth radio is re-enabled and Bluetooth headset connection should be restored.

+ Applicable Products

  • MC3200 Mobile Computer
  • MC9200 Mobile Computer
  • VC70N0
  • WT41N0 Wearable Terminal Series