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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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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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Android Bluetooth Profile - AVRCP Version on JellyBean

My Car audio system supports AVRCP v1.3 which, when my iPhone 4 buddies play music over BT, the song title is displayed on the radio... I have just upgraded to JellyBean and find that i am still not ...
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Weird Bluetooth Behavior, difficulty reconnecting to paired device - Galaxy S II

I had been having this weird behavior with my BT - Headset, that it works fine if I pair manually, but when I try to reconnect to a previously connected device, it would connect, and then just fail, ...
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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 ...
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How can I stream audio from another device via Bluetooth?

Related question: How can I stream music/audio from Android and PC to Android device via WiFi? I would like to stream audio from a Bluetooth-enabled "dumb phone" to my Andoid phone. The Android ...
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Is there a way to control which audio is sent to Bluetooth and which is sent to system speaker?

Background info explaning why I want what I want I'm almost totally deaf. I have a Bluetooth-enabled hearing aid that is paired with my Droid RAZR (ICS 4.0.4). When any audio is played on the phone ...
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How do I keep my headphone jack from disabling my bluetooth speakerphone in my car?

I just upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and I drive a 2009 Mazda 5 with integrated bluetooth speakerphone. When I'm in my car, I connect the headphone ...
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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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How can I pipe the input audio of a Bluetooth headset into Google Now?

How can I pipe the input audio of a Bluetooth headset into Google Now? I have Jelly Bean 4.1.1.
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Bluetooth HSP profile backward [duplicate]

I am deaf and use a cochlear implant and a hearing aid. I have a device called a "microlink" which acts as a bluetooth 1.1 headset (amongst other things) and transmits audio received via BT to FM ...
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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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Is it possible to output audio from the speakers while a Bluetooth headset is connected?

In iOS, this is achieved by double-tapping the home button, swiping right twice, and selecting the speakers. Can this be done in Android?
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Replace audio cable with wireless solution

I want audio from my Nexus 7 to play through my amplifier (without replacing it). I think this would be possible with the iPad/AppleTV combo. I don't want to be locked to a specific app that only ...
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Using “Bluetooth device with earphones” and headphone jack simultaneously

I have Sony Xperia SL and have a bluetooth headset (SBH20). I can play music from SBH20 when I connect it but then if I connect another earpohone to my phone's 3.5 mm jack, the audio from bluetooth ...
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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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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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Can I use my iMac's mic and speakers for a call with my android 2.2 phone (through Bluetooth)?

I'd like to use my iMac's audio (i.e., microphone and speakers) for a call that is handled on my Samsung galaxy i5000 Android 2.2 phone. Is that possible? I've paired my iMac (OSX 10.6) and ...
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Bluetooth headset kills other audio?

I have a bluetooth headset for voice calls on my HTC EVO 4G. When I connect it, voice calls work well, and other audio works before I try pressing the "call" button on the headset. The first time I ...
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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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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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How can I keep the music information on my vehicle's screen updated while playing music from my phone?

How do I get the screen in my truck to stay refreshed/updated while playing music (via bluetooth) on my Samsung Galaxy s4? The screen shows the first song's info like the song, artist etc. But when ...
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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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Streaming Songs as Alarms on my Nexus One to Bluetooth Speakers

I know there are several apps available that allow the user to utilize .mp3 files/songs as an alarm. So when the alarm is triggered, the selected song/playlist starts to play. I'm also aware that if ...
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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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Default music app for bluetooth audio

Situation: Connected to BT audio device, listening to Spotify app. Press pause on the BT device (car stereo), then press play. Expected behaviour: The music being played by Spotify pauses, then ...
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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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Is it possible to add an audio bluetooth profile to my phone?

I want to make my phone act as a bluetooth speaker/headset because the audio jacks connection on my laptop is kinda broken (won't play audio on both ears unless the headset plug is midway inserted). ...
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It it possible to change bluetooth headset calling sound from beepin to something else

I wan't to change the sound that my BlueBuds X playing (simple beeping) when someone calling me to something else. Is this possible?
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How to change bluetooth profile of Android device?

The bluetooth profile on my developer board running 4.2.2 is setup to act as a laptop. However, android car stereo in a car is setup with headset profile, thus can receive audio. HOw, if possible, can ...
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Galaxy S4: bluetooth remote audio not supported

Hi I have a (AU) Nissan Navara D40 2012, when i got it my phone always worked perfectly for streaming music and phone calls. Now when i start my ca, the phone connects to the stereo system ok but, ...
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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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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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How to make chrome not swallow bluetooth play/pause event?

On my nexus 5, when listening to music, I can pause it on my headset by pressing the pause / play button. It seems to work regardless of what app in focus. Unless that app happens to be chrome. ...
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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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Moto x driving mode not reading texts

new to this, please help? I have a moto x on 4.4.2, and 2012 kia rio, connected via bluetooth. Since my update to 4.4.2, my moto x can no longer interrupt the radio to read me a text message as ...
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Bluetooth audio connection stops sending audio after a short period of time?

I have a HTC One running Android 4.3 and an in car stereo unit (Alpine CDE-178BT). I have enabled bluetooth on both devices and successfully paired them. The problem occurs about 9 minutes into ...
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Is it possible to isolate audio input/output devices?

Is it possible to make the 3.5mm audio jack port of an Android device into a purely audio INPUT device (something like a mic)? I would like to see if I can receive audio input via the jack and push ...
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Bluetooth headset Philips SHB9100 working only for media on Samsung Galaxy S4 4G (LTE) and Android 4.2.2

I recently acquired a Samsung Galaxy S4 4G LTE, and when i paired my Philips SHB9100 bluetooth headset, it connect only to multimedia audio, and not to phone audio! It still works perfectly with my ...
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Is the Nokia BH-214 bluetooth headset compatible with Android?

I have a Nexus S with Android 4.1.2. I purchased a Nokia BH-214 headset. The audio output works. The buttons work. But for some reason, the headset's microphone seems to be ignored by the phone. ...
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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 ...