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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...