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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Wireless Laptop <-> Smartphone communication

I'm writing an app to controll a robot. The smartphone will be mounted on the robot. Now I need to connect my laptop and the smartphone, to control the robot from the laptop. What is the best method ...
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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 ...
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How to access different Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices in sequence or concurrently [closed]

I am trying to develop an application to connect to Arduino via BLE. My Arduino is equip with XBee shield and a BLE-Link I have a few of these same setup and i want to do a simple proof of concept ...
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samsung s2 stopped working when i turn bluetooth on

Suddenly my s2 starts giving this issue.when i turn on bluetooth.my phone gets switched off. I tried restarting my phone ,but still this issue exists Plz help thnx in advance
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Using Bluetooth keyboard and mouse via Remote Desktop

I occasionally use my Galaxy S4 Android phone to connect to my computer via Remote Desktop in order to use SolidWorks for 3d modeling. In order to make this more comfortable, I want to get a ...
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Paired with unknown device

Galaxy S3 I noticed that my Bluetooth is turned on (I never use it and keep it off) and my phone is paired with an unknown device called "Deborah's iPhone". My "Messages" application duplicated ...
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Bluetooth pairing problem

my Bluetooth speakers paired with android tablet keep losing sound, this is intermittent but happens every couple of minutes.Why?
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Can I use my PC controller via bluetooth on my android phone?

Do I have a PC controller and it's pluged into my PC which has bluetooth. Now I want via bluetooth connection to use the controller pluged into the PC to play games on my phone. Is that actually ...
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Will my tablet work with a device which says it must have Bluetooth 4.0?

The title pretty much says it all. If a Bluetooth compatible device claims to require v4.0, will my table running Android 4.4. with Bluetooth v2.1 work with it? This is the device in question: AwoX ...
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Bluetooth Watch that can control the music playback of an android device?

I know shopping questions are kind of offtopic here, but for the life of me, I cannot find a bluetooth watch that can control the music playback of the phone. I've seen watches that sync the music ...
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How is the Bluetooth adapter usually connected?

I am trying to find the Bluetooth 4.0 device on my Lenovo A7-40 using adb shell. I have a recent busybox, but busybox lsusb shows only one bus: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 …which I assume is ...
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How can i undo “Remove bluetooth device” from kitkat?

Before i was able to connect my moto X with my PC windows 7 64bits via generic bluetooth dongle. But i removed the pairing from my moto x and now its undetectable by the PC. Every time i turn on ...
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Cannot receive files using Bluetooth on Karbonn Android One

I have Karbonn Android One. It is unable to receive files via Bluetooth from any Android device, but there is no problem with sending files to every device. I could not understand what's the problem. ...
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Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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Copy bluetooth paired devices from one phone to another

I bought a new Android phone and was able to transfer all my data, sms, call log, etc to it. My question is how can I transfer the list of all paired bluetooth devices from my old phone to the new ...
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My Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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How I can reverse-tether my tablet using my phone’s mobile broadband connection via 0x1103 0x1204 0x112D bluetooth services classes, without rooting?

I have a phone which run java for the J2ME platform not android ones. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my ...
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Using rooted android device as a bluetooth speaker

I want to use my rooted Android phone (Moto G) running 4.4.4 Kitkat with Bluetooth 4.0 as a bluetooth speaker, is there any way to do that? Thank you!
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My device (Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus GT-S5301) doesn't send any SMS and even sending or receiving files through Bluetooth

Recently I remember stopping some 2 services in order to boost ram performance but later my phone refused to send any SMS and it dosent also receive or send any files through bluetooth but it does ...
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How to sync two devices as paranoidly as possible?

While I could use Google or in my case Samsung to synchronise my tablet and phone, I'd prefer a solution that neither requires Internets access nor trusting a third party. So how can I synchronise my ...
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How do I press power key on a bluetooth keyboard?

How do I lock my Android device using the bluetooth keyboard? How do I call up "Reboot, Airplane mode, etc." menu from keyboard? Can I issue a forced poweroff from bluetooth keyboard, like when ...
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Possibly Impossible: Streaming movie from Galaxy S5 to TV, through laptop?

tl;dr: want to stream Google Play movie from Android to HDMI/VGA/Composite TV, possibly through laptop. Hello Android Enthusiasts! I have a strange/specific question or problem that I have no idea ...
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can you connect two or more controllers?

Is it possible to connect two or more bluetooth controllers to one android tablet? I am wanting to emulate some games that are four players and I want to know if three friends and I can all play ...
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Using internal bluetooth with Android x86 in VirtualBox

I am trying to use a Bluetooth on Android x86 that is installed in VirtualBox. However, unlike all the other questions that I'm finding online, my Bluetooth is built into the computer, and does not ...
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Sony Xperia L WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on

It happened a couple of months ago when I accidentally relocked my bootloader through the Flashtool instead of Backup TA , wifi and bluetooth became inconsistent and kept on crashing the phone. It ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't re-connect automatically

I'm using an old HTC Sensation XE with Android 4.1.2. Recently I bought a Creative WP-250 and encountered a weird issue with it. It paired with no problems, sound is going out through those ...
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Does sharing installed apps pose a risk of sharing personal data?

Let's say I install an app on my phone from the play store. Now I want to give this app to a friend. I use an app called File Commander to share an installed app via bluetooth. Will any settings or ...
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How to authorize a device to share files through bluetooth without having to touch accept everytime

I'm using Android 'KitKat' 4.4.2. Gingerbread have this feature, why was it removed in kitkat??? Do I have to install a third party app for this?
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Phone as Bluetooth card for my computer [duplicate]

How can I use my Android phone like a Bluetooth card for my computer? I plan to give my computer the ability to connect with my Bluetooth headset using the mobile phones Bluetooth capability. Is ...
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Bluetooth A2DP Headset with simultaneous Wired Headphones - ROM modification

What is involved in getting a Bluetooth A2DP headset to play the same audio stream as the wired headset? Where is the stream switching currently handled in the ROM, and is this something modifiable ...
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Moto G WiFi reception severely affected by Bluetooth

I suspect this may just be a hardware fault that I have to live with or have repaired, but let's see... My stock 1st-gen 16GB Moto G running 4.4.4 has been working flawlessly for almost a year. A few ...
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Can I connect Gamepad for Nexus Player on smartphone?

With the new gamepad for the Nexus Player that came out earlier this year, can we connect this gamepad to a smartphone like the Nexus 5 to play games or it only connects to the Nexus Player? It uses ...
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How do I record NMEA sentences from a Garmin GLO?

I recently picked up a Garmin GLO bluetooth GPS unit. My question, how do I log to file the NMEA data streaming from the GLO to my Samsung Galaxy S5 (Android 4.4.4)? I've been using Bluetooth GPS and ...
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Browsing PC from Samsung Galaxy SIII via Blutooth

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII and would like to browse, copy, paste, and perhaps even edit my Windows 7 PC's files from it via Blutooth from wirelessly from another room. How can I achieve this? ...
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How to debug a Bluetooth connection?

The Bluetooth connection between my phone (Galaxy Note 2, CyanogenMod) and my car is unstable. It usually connects fine, then disconnects after some time, then I see that the BT icon on the phone ...
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Determine app that keeps turning on bluetooth

I recently got back from a holiday without internet, when I got back heaps of my apps updated and one of them now continuously turns my Bluetooth on. How can I determine which app it is? I have a ...
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Why are bluetooth devices shown as paired, even though they are not even available?

When you pair a two bluetooth devices (e.g., a sound system with your mobile phone), the mobile phone will forever list the sound system as a paired device, even if you're physically so far away ...
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Android 5: Bluetooth pairing dialog has no passkey form

I use several Bluetooth devices with my phone. Today I tried to pair a new one and was shown this dialog: Bluetooth pairing request Device NWP-F110 Type the pairing code then press Return or Enter ...
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Disable auto-connect to a Bluetooth device?

I have a Bluetooth device which I don't want my Android phone to automatically connect to when the device starts up. Is there a way to disable auto-connect to a certain Bluetooth device? Running ...
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Cannot turn on WiFi and Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 running on Android 4.4.2. I just bought it 3 months ago. It's not rooted (I don't want root it). I also have "Terminal Emulator" (downloaded from Play Store). I can't turn ...
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Using a Bluetooth Headset to send voice to a bluetooth Speaker (Android)

this is quite a strange question, but hoping someone can help me out. Basically I was hoping to have a bluetooth headset send audio to bluetooth speakers - basically as a sort of "remote mic and ...
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LG L34C Bluetooth service is always running. How to turn it off?

Handset Detection showed this for my phone: Device HTTP Headers HTTP_ACCEPT text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8 HTTP_USER_AGENT Mozilla/5.0 ...
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Bluetooth and NFC APK CyanogenMod 11 Nexus 5

I copied a new bluetooth.apk and nfcnci.apk to my CyanogenMod 11 hammerhead on my Nexus 5. I copied a new Bluetooth.apk because my phone wouldn't recognize and connect to my wireless headphones but no ...
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Bluetooth not working for Samsung phone when iPod connected via aux cable

Okay so my hands free Bluetooth connection works fine in my car for my galaxy 4 mini when playing CDs or radio. I can make and receive calls no problem at all. However when I connect my iPod via aux ...
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external mic plugged in + bluetooth

Hopefully someone can help me. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II and I want to record with my external mic (rode smartlav+) but still listen to all audio from my phone via bluetooth. (Sena 20s). For ...
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bluetooth connected still not working

I have an android rk30sdk 4.1.1. tablet, and I have connected a pageflip firefly foot pedal using Bluetooth. It shows as connected under the name premium pedal. Under premium pedal settings it shows ...
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android 4.2.2 bluetooth NOT pairing problem (galaxy s4 i9505)

i have an Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (i9505) with stock rom + root (4.2.2 ME2 build). i have issues from time to time with Bluetooth pairing. It stopped working a few months ago, then started working ...
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Video data location from external camera?

Can anyone tell me the file, directory or path in an Android device that camera data would be sent to from an external video camera that is connected via WiFi or Bluetooth (like a WiFi enabled GoPro ...