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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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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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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Any Android phones that don't support Bluetooth? [closed]

Does anyone know of any current Android phones that do not have Bluetooth? We are trying to test our application on phones that do and don't support Bluetooth, but having a tough time finding any ...
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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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How to disable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Camera permanently?

Need to permanently disable Wi-Fi, bluetooth and camera for work on a few work only devices. Can this be done through Terminal? I've tried ifconfig to disable Wi-Fi but it just enables automatically ...
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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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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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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 can I undo the “Do Not Ask Again” for bluetooth contacts?

When I first connected my phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) to a bluetooth device, I was prompted that the device wanted to access my contacts. I mistakenly clicked Do Not Ask Again but I want to undo ...
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My new Nexus 7 doesn't allow me to receive apk files with bluetooth

I have just got a Nexus 7, and I am trying to send an app that i made into my Nexus, neither sending it with my phone using bluetooth or directly from my laptop using bluetooth works: on my phone it ...
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ParanoidAndroid can't make bluetooth call

I recently installed ParanoidAndroid onto my Note 2, and since then I can't make bluetooth calls from my car. It worked before with the stock ROM, so I know it's the phone that's the problem. It ...
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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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Play Songs from Laptop to Phone

This is since a big issue that I wanna play songs from my laptop to my phone via bluetooth. But the only solution I find that is play songs from mobile to laptop speakers.. but I want the opposite ...
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Multiple Androids with one bluetooth keyboard

Is there some software that simply lets me use one bluetooth keyboard to type on several different android tablets in front of me? Provided: The keyboard supports pairing with multiple devices, and ...
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Does Android 4.4.3 support Bluetooth Low Energy in peripheral mode

(Re-post from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24049823/does-android-4-4-3-support-bluetooth-low-energy-in-peripheral-mode): We know that Android until 4.4.2 does not support Bluetooth Low Energy ...
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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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Connect physical Android Wear watch to emulated phone

I have found many tutorials that explain how to pair an emulated Android Wear watch to a physical phone. However, I would like to do the opposite. Is it possible to create a Bluetooth connection from ...
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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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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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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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How can I boost the mic level of my Bluetooth headset?

When I make calls with my Bluetooth headset, often the person on the other end of the line complains that I am too quiet and it's difficult to hear me. How can I boost the level of my Bluetooth ...
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No Bluetooth option using Lenovo a269i

I'm an android first timer, who bought a Lenovo a269i. Lenovo's site states that it has bluetooth, http://shopap.lenovo.com/in/en/smartphones/a-series/a269i/ and plenty others in Internet do so too. ...
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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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How to work bluetooth with asus eeepad?

Odd question.. How do I get my bluetooth headset to handle the audio/mic for my tablet?
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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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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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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 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 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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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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Connecting Android Devices to Windows 7 via Bluetooth

I'm trying to connect both of my Android devices to my Windows 7 laptop, to see what I can do with them (file transfer, bluetooth tethering, etc.) Here is the hardware I'm working with: Samsung ...
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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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Cannot add Outgoing COM port for any android device

My problem is that I need to add outgoing com port to my android device (Nexus 4) Windows 8 x64 connected via Bluetooth. This is usually done by using Bluetooth settings on the PC and then from "COM ...
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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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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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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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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 ...