Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the 'A workaround for a Palm Bluetooth HotSync error' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
A workaround for a Palm Bluetooth HotSync error
Authored by: calbruin on Jun 20, '06 11:40:45PM
My resolution:

Update from my previous post.

I googled for some discussions I missed in a previous searching for a solution.

Then I came across this.
http://discussion.treocentral.com/showthread.php?t=85289&highlight=10.4.6

I tried and failed.
I searched online again for another possible solution when I came across this.
http://forums.oracle.com/forums/message.jspa?messageID=959307

Evidently, I forgot to enable my iSync. Now I am able to HotSync my Treo 650 using Tiger 10.4.6

I hope this helps others.

[ Reply to This | # ]
A workaround for a Palm Bluetooth HotSync error
Authored by: calbruin on Jun 21, '06 10:02:57AM
Oops, I forgot to mention one more vital aid.

First, you must delete, trash the old palm preferences.

Make sure no Palm software (or iSync) is running on the Mac.
In user/Library/Preferences/ByHost/, trash all com.palm.* files.
In user/Library/Preferences, trash all com.palm.* files (should be 1).
In System Preferences (the app), under 'Bluetooth,' make sure your computer is 'Discoverable' (box checked) in the 'Settings' tab.
In the 'Sharing' tab, make sure the 'Bluetooth-PDA-Sync' service has the 'On' box checked (mine wasn't!). Select the service name. On the right, there is a dropdown box for 'Type:' - make sure that is set to 'RS-232' - not Modem.
Exit Bluetooth prefs, saving all changes if it asks you to.
At that point, you should be able to go to HotSync manager and enable Bluetooth-PDA-Sync sync method and enable connections. Then go to your Treo, enable Bluetooth, and initiate a HotSync. It should work.

(these instructions I obtained from here
http://www.sharp-tools.net/archives/000365.html)

[ Reply to This | # ]