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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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A2DP Bluetooth audio randomly shows “(no media)”

Sometimes when I connect my phone to my headset, the Bluetooth device will be listed as: "Connected ( no media )" When this happens, it uses the "Phone audio" profile. The "Media audio" profile ...
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Why can't I connect my bluetooth speaker to my android tablet?

I have an android tablet without bluetooth enabled ability. I also have an Ematic 8 in 1 bluetooth enabled speaker. I've tried several times to connect the speaker to the tablet using the audio 3.5 to ...
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Truly hands-free voice recording over bluetooth

I know that there are lots of "voice recorder" apps out there. Some of them will let you record using your bluetooth headset instead of the built-in mic. However, all the ones I have looked at say ...
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Nexus 7 2013 LTE bluetooth problem

I have a Nexus 7 2013 LTE and I have a problem with pairing it to my Pioneer DEH-X5600BT head unit. Both of them work great with other devices: The Nexus works with my notebook, my Samsung Ativ S ...
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G4 - Bluetooth headset and multiple media player

I have LG G4, 5.1. It came with "Audio" player pre installed. however, I use Poweramp. It works fine 90% of the time. However, occasionally, when I have my BT headset on (LG HBS 750), and press play ...
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Is it possible use a different bluetooth codec than SBC on Android Lollipop?

I've been having trouble with the sound quality of with my Motorola Roadster 2. Basically this is a bluetooth In-Car speakerphone that can stream incoming media audio to my FM radio, so I can enjoy ...
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Bluetooth dual pairing. Mic and speakers. App?

I would like to run a https://www.headwave.de/ speaker on my motorbike helmet and a separate Bluetooth mic. The speaker is only for music but will play phone call audio. The question is: Is there an ...
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Unable to bluetooth pair Galaxy S5 with BG-BluBox

I paired a BG-BluBox external sound cube to a Samsumg Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition successfully. At a later time, I initiated a pairing of the BG-BluBox with a Samsung Galaxy S5 (Android 5.0). The ...
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wired mic -> bluetooth adapter -> android smartphone for recording possible?

I want to record some of my public speaking using a lapel mic while walking away from my android smartphone. I've done this using a standard bluetooth headset. However, the audio is pretty poor. ...
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Audio applications (spotify etc) continue playing when bluetooth calls come in

When I'm in my car and listening to the ESPN Radio app, the Spotify app, or the Soundcloud app, and I receive a call either on my bluetooth or the d/c phone itself, the audio application keeps playing ...
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Audio on both bluetooth headset and onboard speakers simultaneously?

I'm attempting to use a Bluetooth pair of headphones on my Nvidia Shield Tablet, but I'd also like the on-board speakers to remain on so I can stream that audio to my PC to broadcast on the internet. ...
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Play and record sound simultaneously through headphones?

My bluetooth (Mpow Swift) headphones works just fine in calls, but oddly cut outs playback if i turn on any recorder. Several of the voice recorder apps I've found had "background recording", so i ...
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How to set default call audio output to earpiece when connected to bluetooth?

My phone is connected with a bluetooth watch. Which has in built speakers. I can make and receive calls from my watch. Now whenever I receive a call my call audio output is sent to my watch speakers. ...
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Volume buttons mysteriously switch to controlling Cast Screen volume

I'm running Android 5.1 on a Droid Turbo, and while driving into work today, I had my phone paired with a bluetooth device (to relay audio to my car stereo) and was listening to an article being read ...
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No playback through bluetooth headset while recording with mic

I have a Moto G X1032 running lollipop 5.1 and Cyanogenmod. I'm using Mpow Swift headphones with integrated mic. I've tried several free Bluetooth compatible recording apps, and I've used ...
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Use device as Bluetooth receiver

I recently got a new phone and would like to use my old device as a bluetooth receiver for my stereo. I'd like for it to work like a bluetooth receiver such as this one. (Pairs as speaker and offers ...
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How to listen to loud music from an android device?

I have a music app on my phone. I want to listen to it through nicer speakers than the phone's built-in speakerphone. If I had an iPhone, I'd either use a speaker dock (which both charges the phone ...
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how can I stream the input of a Bluetooth headset mic out the headphone jack of my Android phone?

I'd like to use an old Android phone Verison and the mic circuit of a modified Bluetooth headset as a wireless link between an instrument and an amp, wireless to the phone via Bluetooth, wired from ...
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Use Bluetooth Headphones with Phone and Old Laptop

I am wondering if there is a way for me to play audio that is coming into the headphone jack on my phone out of my phone's bluetooth. I have bluetooth headphones that do not work with my old laptop ...
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Pandora doesn't work well with bluetooth since update

Since downloading the Lollipop update, Pandora no longer sends song title information to bluetooth (Google Play Music still does send this information), and connecting to bluetooth sometimes starts ...
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Is it possible to direct all audio output, including music output, to a Bluetooth headset?

I am able to make and receive calls from my Samsung ACE S5830 phone using a Bluetooth device. However, when I play MP3 songs on my phone, the output does not play through the Bluetooth mono headset; ...
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Bluetooth issues on note 2 when paired to speaker

Problem : After pairing Galaxy note 2 (Android 4.4.2) with my Bluetooth speaker ( Jbl flip 2) i get a lot of fluctuation in sound while playing any song. Even when i slightly move the device or the ...
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Receive call on phone when connected to bluetooth headset

When a phone is connected to a bluetooth headset, all calls go to the headset irrespective of which device is used to answer the call. Is there a way to have the phone use the phone's ear piece and ...
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How to disable internal speaker when headset is plugged

How does one disable their internal speaker when headset is plugged or Bluetooth device is connected so that all audio including phone and notifications and alarms goes through the headphones or ...
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Use Google Now as a Voice Dialer replacement when pushing “call” on car head unit

My Samsung Galaxy S running a CM 10 nightly opens the "Voice Dialer" application when i push the "call" button on my car radio head unit. Both are connected via Bluetooth. As you might expect the ...
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Default music player restarting song on Bluetooth reconnect

When my s4 mini pairs with my car stereo, the headset can control operation of the music layer ok, except when I turn off the car then turn it back on, it has restarted the currently playing song, not ...
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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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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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How do I determine which A2DP codecs my phone supports/is currently using?

Bluetooth's Audio Profile A2DP supports multiple codecs. All devices have to support SBC (subband codec), then they can support additional "optional codecs" like MP3 and AAC, or "non-A2DP" codecs ...
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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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Volume Rocker only controls Bluetooth In-call Volume; cannot control all other volumes

I am a bit baffled as to why the volume rocker is currently controlling "Bluetooth In-call Volume" I have not nor have I ever paired a BT device with this phone. In fact I just always leave the BT ...
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Stream music from PC (Grooveshark or Spotify) to audio receiver or Fire TV

I own a Amazon Fire TV that I currently have hooked up to my Yahama receiver. Is there a way to stream from Grooveshark or Spotify on a PC to Fire TV?
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Can you attach a USB mic AND a bluetooth headset at the same time?

I am asking if this is generally possible. I'd like to use a hand-held USB mic and get output from the mic over the BT headset. No particular brand of phone in mind. Ideally the mic input in the ...
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Hearing aids and Android

On the iPhone 5 and 6, I can channel all audio through my hearing aids. This program uses Bluetooth. Is there any way to send audio (using Bluetooth or whatever) directly to my hearing aids so that no ...
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Bluetooth Headset Profile and the Nexus 7?

I purchased the Nexus 7 3G to install as the radio in my vehicle. I stream all media from the tablet via Bluetooth to my factory head unit. However, I have two main issues to solve before this ...
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How to transmit calls only (not the rest of the device's audio) to a bluetooth receiver?

When my phone is connected via bluetooth in my car, I'd like the Phone app to be the only one to output through the car's sound system, and let the rest going through the phone's speaker. Right now ...
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How can I stop music apps from playing when my Android connects via Bluetooth to my car?

We recently bought a used Toyota Prius that has Bluetooth installed with the JBL audio system. Whenever my phone (stock Nexus 4 running 4.4.4) connects to it, the car sends a "play" command that ...
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Bluetooth Phone Audio with phone mic still active

I need to bluetooth the audio output from a Galaxy SIII in phone mode to a cochlear implant processor using a bluetooth adapter plugged into the processor with 3.5mm jack. But still need to use the ...
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Record video with external bluetooth mic (ie headset)

Can you record a video with the built-in camera while using a bluetooth audio source? Specifically, a standard bluetooth headset. I know that you can record audio from the bluetooth headset using an ...
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Bluetooth car audio with track data

I have a Droid 3 and a 2012 Toyota Camry which offers bluetooth support. Currently I find the only app that will display track information on the screen of the Camry's stereo is the default Android ...
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VLC Media Player Audio Output to Android via Bluetooth

How can I output just the audio of a file playing on my VLC Media Player on my laptop via bluetooth, no cords? Is there a software or setting that I need to apply? I don't want to use the usb cable ...
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Use a bluetooth headset for media audio on a Nexus 7 running Android 4.2

I have a Jawbone Bluetooth headset paired to my new Nexus 7 tablet. In the paired Bluetooth devices section, it show that it is paired under the Phone Audio profile. I just want all the audio to go ...
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How to connect a different phone to the “Nexus One Desktop Dock”

The original HTC/Google Nexus One Desktop Dock is a bluetooth device and has audio line out. I would love to still be able to use this with my new phone. Anyone know how to connect this with a Galaxy ...
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Nexus 7 refuses to pair with in car audio?

I have a Nexus 7 running Android 4.4 and an in car stereo unit (Alpine CDE-178BT). I have enabled bluetooth on both devices but they refuse to pair with each other. If I attempt to initiate the ...
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Is it possible to cancel out echo when using a bluetooth handsfree?

Equipment used: I just bought a cheap Bluetooth handsfree from china: http://www.miniinthebox.com/mini-stereo-wireless-v3-0-headset_p1187467.html Explanation: This works perfect for me, and i don't ...
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Route in-call audio to A2DP headset

How can I set up my Nexus 4 to receive Hangouts and phone call audio over a Bluetooth A2DP link? Even though my headphones are connected, in-call audio is routed to the earpiece or speaker and there's ...
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Do a Google voice search with Belkin CarAudio Connect Bluetooth on a Sony Xperia

I have a non-rooted Sony Xperia running Android 4.3 and I have recently have bought a Belkin CarAudio Connect AUX with Bluetooth. It connects fine and it all works however it left me wanting more. ...
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Bluetooth headset changing pairing mode into “media audio” only

I've got a Plantronics bluetooth headset which when I pair to my phone (AT&T GS3 4.0.4) works very well at first, with the headset appearing as "Connected to phone and media audio." In this mode I ...
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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...