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Is Bluetooth link 2 cell safe?


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#1 bluekitty

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 10:45 PM

I have been looking into either the link 2 cell system such as ones by Panasonic or a Bluetooth Gateway made by Xlink which lets you use your

existing home phones to connect to your cell. My question is about security. Does anybody know about these systems and how safe is using Bluetooth

in this manor. I have never used Bluetooth period so I have no knowledge base to work from. Thanks for any advice.



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Posted 22 February 2016 - 06:04 PM

Well it is of course possible to break into a Bluetooth connection. That being said, Bluetooth is generally a low priority target when compared to WiFi and cell networks. I would say it's probably about as secure as the connection between your phone and the cell tower, so you probably shouldn't worry too much if you're using a cell phone anyway.
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Posted 24 February 2016 - 11:39 PM

Thanks, I am in the process of letting my landline go and hate talking on a little cell phone and my tinnitus is not too crazy about earbuds. I ran across these products, and the option to use

a normal size phone appealing.  My cell/ wifi, etc.. knowledge base is a work in progress. Thanks for the imput.



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Posted 25 February 2016 - 10:06 AM

Anytime :)

 

As a side note, there are several Bluetooth speakers (intended for music) that allow you to route your calls through them. That's an alternative option provided that you don't mind always being on speakerphone.

 

Any further related questions?


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 01:39 AM

No, thanks a lot for your help. 






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