The "generic" tag for issues related to Bluetooth, a wireless technology for exchanging data over short distances. Whenever possible, please use the more specific tag *instead* if such exists, e.g. 'bluetooth-audio', or 'bluetooth-tethering'.

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Monitoring heartbeat with bluetooth cardio

I am developing an Android application and I need to record the heartbeat. I'm developing the application starting from version 4.0 of Android to the current one (Lollipop). Unfortunately I haven't ...
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Send data from an android app to a Serial COM Port via Bluetooth [on hold]

I'm new to android programming and to Bluetooth. I would like to send and receive data from my phone to an application on my computer that just connect to a PORT COM and can also send and receive data ...
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Initiate voice recording via Bluetooth dialling in car

I drive a car with a built-in hands-free interface to a Bluetooth phone (it's a Volkswagen Passat). From the "on-board computer" interface in the dashboard, I can select an entry from my contact list ...
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Why does Bluetooth scan take so much longer than Wifi?

Wifi scan takes about 1.2 seconds (100ms for each of the 12 channels) and Bluetooth scan takes 12 seconds (according to ...
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How does the smart lock feature on Android define a trusted device?

The smart lock feature on Android allows someone to set a Bluetooth device as "trusted" which makes it easy to unlock. See for example: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/6093922 I tried to add ...
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How do I turn my tablet into a bluetooth phone?

So I have a tablet that normally has no phone capabilities. But using the Fritz! App Phone, I could make calls via my home wifi network. Now, I installed the WIDCOMM bluetooth stack on my PC and ...
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Problem with enabling/disabling Bluetooth in Dell Venue 7 Tablet; Error: Service not Registered

Device: Dell Venue 7 Tablet Status: Rooted I have a problem with my device's Bluetooth. When I try to enable it, it doesn't start display "on" and then back to "off". I have restored the ...
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Is it possible to extend a local bluetooth connection over the internet?

I want to play a game on my phone with a friend who lives in a different city. The game supports local "ad hoc" play over bluetooth but does not support play over the Internet. Is there an app that ...
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User bluetooth headset as a microphone for android car radio

I have bought this Android car radio: ...
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Using a phone as a game console- HDMI out and USB in simultaneously

I have a pico projector, which I use to display HDMI from my Galaxy S3 via an MHL cable. I recently learned that my phone (and most newer Android devices) can be controlled with USB gamepads, mouses, ...
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Don't play phone ringtone if bluetooth headset is connected

We recently got rid of our landline and were are now using a 1st gen Republic Wireless Moto E as our home phone. We also bought Vtech Connect to Cell phones so we'd have a more home phone like ...
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Can't pair bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor

I've tried a few different Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) models, but none are working with my 4.4.4 Note 4. Other bluetooth (A2DP or file transfer) are working, but no HRM. I can see the device, but not ...
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How to use paired bluetooth device as Smart Lock trusted device?

I am interested in using my Nexus Player (or other bluetooth device) as a Smart Lock trusted device for my phone. My goal was to be able to unlock my device without needing my usual pin while sitting ...
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Tasker: remove security lock when smartwatch is connected

So I just downloaded Tasker because it would be nice to remove the security code when I'm close to my phone (when my smartwatch is connected). I have no experience with it so I thought you guys could ...
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Is there a way to simulate HC-06 bluetooth module communication with android device, if I don't have the module? [closed]

I would like to make an android application which would be able to communicate, through HC-06 bluetooth module, with PIC MCU. I haven't got the BT modules yet and I would like to prepare the android ...
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Unable to connect to paired device

I have always been able to send photos from my LG800G to my Samsung Tab 4. I want to send music from the tab to the phone. The LG800G is listed under "Paired devices" on the tab. My phone has my ...
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Windows 7 Driver for Bluetooth on LG G3

I tried today to connect my LG G3 phone to my PC running Windows 7 64 bits, via bluetooth. I could not find any fitting bluetooth driver anywhere: neither on windows update or LG.com, nor on any other ...
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Bluetooth Car Stereo

I spent yesterday evening looking through Q&A and I see this question asked in different ways, but not answered. I will try to make the question very clear. I have a bluetooth-enabled car stero ...
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Note 4 unable to transfer contacts to car after resetting due to bad Lollipop update

I have a Verizon Note 4 and I was able to transfer my contacts after the Lollipop update to my car via bluetooth without issue. I had to reset my phone as the Lollipop update didn't install correctly ...
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My Micromax Yureka 4 restarts automatically when sending files via Bluetooh

I purchased Micromax Yureka 4 days back and my phone got upgraded to 5.0 Lollipop. After that when I try to send any files via share it or Bluetooth, my phone often restarts automatically. Can you ...
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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

I have a Bluetooth headset (BlueBuds X) which uses a battery. I want to know its battery status directly from the phone. I've looked everywhere and I cannot find a solution that isn't a scam. Is it ...
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My droid turbo is not able to reconnect with bluetooth with my ihome

I got the i-home and it paired with my phone fine. The phone prompt me for a passkey and i was able to enter it. Then 2 months later my phone wouldnt connect automatically when walked in the room so i ...
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How to set up a network connection between Android phone and Windows PC without Internet

Is it possible to connect my Android phone (Galaxy S3) directly to my Windows (7) PC in such a way that I can make network connections to the PC from the phone, without a pre-existing WiFi network? ...
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How do I connect a Wii Balance Board to Android via Bluetooth?

Cue the "I've tried nothing and I'm out of ideas"... What do I want?: I want to make a Unity game for Android using the Wii Balance Board as a controller. What have I researched?: The Wii ...
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using ab shutter to click on cardboard

I bought the cardboard from china and it came without the magnets. Anyways it seems a waste to get this cool tech and have to get ur hand all tge way there just to click. I have a selfie stick with an ...
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How to pair bluetooth device without pin?

Android requires something to be entered in PIN field to enable OK button. Device requires that nothing is entered in PIN field to successfully pair (works on Windows). Any solutions? P.S. the more ...
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Bluetooth keyboard - screen & autopredict

I use logitech bluetooth illuminated keyboard k810 on my OnePlus One phone running Cyanogenmod. Two issues I want the screen to be constantly on when the keyboard is connected. Or at least disappear ...
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Bluetooth-only APP connection to a TTL-USB cable - best method?

I have a serial device that can be connected via a TTL-USB cable. I have a working Android app to monitor and control that device but that App only uses Bluetooth connections. Now I may use a ...
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Bluetooth headset as hearing aid

Can I use a bone conducting headset with my Android phone as a hearing aid? I can't seem to find anything online about this.
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What is the best way I can simulate a custom SPP bluetooth device?

I'm working on an app that needs to connect to custom bluetooth hardware, and transmit between the two. I won't have access to the specific hardware until much later in development. The Android phone ...
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Filming an interview on my smartphone [duplicate]

I'd like to film myself from my Note 4 (mounted on a tripod) and give a narrative. As you can imagine - the distance from the phone to me makes the sound quality diminish. Can I get a bluetooth lapel ...
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Use Android phone as bluetooth keyboard

I am looking to use my android phone (samsung galaxy s5) as a bluetooth keyboard. Is my phone even capable of emitting a findable bluetooth signal which could be picked up by another device such as a ...
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How do I find the Mac address of a paired device?

There is a Bluetooth Headphone which paired to my Android Device. I want to know what is the Mac Address of the Headphone. Is there any way to find the Mac Address of the paired device?
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hands-free dialling does not initiate call

When I use voice dialling (spoken command 'call [name]') on my bluetooth headset or my android wear watch, the name is recognised but instead of calling the number, the stock phone app only shows the ...
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is there a way to recover partially received contact files from bluetooth

I recently bought a new Galaxy s5 phone. when I tried to Bluetooth my contacts over, it only partially sent the file is there a way to open the partially send file?
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How to Detect Which App is Accessing Bluetooth from a Pop-up

I have a new Huawei Ascent Mate 2 4G Android phone and once in a while I get a message that some application tries to use bluetooth and make my phone discoverable for few hundred seconds. How do I ...
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Use mobile internet alongside Bluetooth PAN

I've made a website on a raspberry pi that I need accessible from a couple of meters away. At first I set up a Wi-Fi hotspot on the pi, but the problem was that I could not in any way get android to ...
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How to transfer multiple contacts via Bluetooth (Kitkat)

I have CM11 (4.4.1) installed on my phone. I haven't found an option to transfer all contacts via Bluetooth at once. Only one by one. Is this impossible?
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Additional external wifi and bluetooth adapters through OTG

guys. I would like to connect additional wifi and bluetooth to my android tablet to make built in free. For example by external wifi I would like to connect wifi keyboard and native one have free for ...
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How to transmit audio wirlessly from a non bluetooth device to a bluetooth phone?

I want to transmit audio from a device having an earphone jack to an android phone wirelessly. How to accomplish it over Bluetooth. I looked at ED05 Bluetooth board and A2DP, H2DP profiles but could ...
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Cannot turn on Wifi or Bluetooth

I have a Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230, but for some reason it will not turn on WiFi or Bluetooth. The slider goes green for 2 seconds then turns itself off. I have Googled this problem and it would appear it ...
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Need help tracking Bluetooth disconnects from car stereo

Frequently when audio starts being transmitted to my JVC Bluetooth car stereo, my Bluetooth connection between the two is lost, the stereo sits there for about 20 seconds complaining about it, and ...
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Bluetooth Stopped Loading KK444. S4 I337

My Bluetooth stopped loading (WiFi works). When I activate it looks as if its thinking about it but soon stops. The only recently I did install SDfix.apk. It worked fine, but maybe this has ...
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Can I use multipoint bluetooth headset with both tablet and phone?

Although this somewhat tricky question involves a bluetooth headset, I believe it is fundamentally an android question: What I want to do is to have my phone paired to my headset (for listening to ...
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How do I emulate a mouse with my keyboard?

I am trying to play GTA: San Andreas with a bluetooth keyboard when it thinks i have mouse too (I DON'T HAVE A TRACKPAD ON MY KEYBOARD) so while playing it the camera goes crazy. Arrow keys don't work ...
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Bluetooth keyboard not working on lockscreen

I recently bought a HP 7 G2 1311 tablet and really liking it especially for it's price. I bought a Justin power charger + bluetooth that's meant for an ipad mini, but works pretty much perfectly ...
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How to use Smart Lock and Bluetooth in Lollipop?

I have added my computer as Trusted device. But my phone won't connect to my computer unless I am transferring files to it. How do I set so the phone is always connected to my computer?
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Why does bluetooth turns itself off

I have a Galaxy S4 (GT-9505) here where Bluetooth is turning itself off. Sometimes this happens after a few seconds. Other times it takes longer or even stays on. Also, if it stays on can't find other ...
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Can the version of bluetooth on a phone be changed?

My phone has bluetooth 4.0. A smart device I purchased requires BT 4.1 in order for the phone to provide BT call and message notifications. This seems like a software change. Can I somehow update ...
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Switching between bluetooth dongles?

I have a terrible experience using the bbuiltin bluetooth of the CX s806 media box w3hich came fitted in with a TV. I am planning to buy a bluetooth 3.0 dongle and use it instead of the provieded ...