This sample demonstrates how to make a Bluetooth connection over RFCOMM using Winsock version 2.2. .

Warning  This sample requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and will not compile in Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows.

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Related topics

Windows Sockets

Related technologies

Windows Sockets, Bluetooth

Operating system requirements

Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 R2

Build the sample

  1. Start Visual Studio and select File > Open > Project/Solution.

  2. 2. Go to the directory in which you unzipped the sample. Go to the directory named for the sample, and double-click the Microsoft Visual Studio Solution (.sln) file.

  3. Press F6 or use Build > Build Solution to build the sample.

Run the sample

To debug the app and then run it, press F5 or use Debug > Start Debugging. To run the app without debugging, press Ctrl+F5 or use Debug > Start Without Debugging.