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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Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 won't work with bluetooth

I have an Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 that I purchased in January. It has static, breaks up and sounds muffled when I have my bluetooth on and wifi is on. If I turn my wifi off it works ok. I have tried ...
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How to pair bluetooth device without pin?

Android requires something to be entered in PIN field to enable OK button. Device requires that nothing is entered in PIN field to successfully pair (works on Windows). Any solutions? P.S. the more ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer huge files beween two android powered devices?

What is the fastest way to transfer huge files (e.g. 500MB) between two android powered devices? Bluetooth? WiFi direct? Beam? or maybe USB on-the-go?
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Has device [storage] browsing through Bluetooth been disabled on Android?

My mobile phone is a Motorola Moto G with Android 5.1 and I've just discovered I could no longer browse my phone storage through Bluetooth. I only use that feature infrequently yet I find it extremely ...
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Will a Bluetooth controller work with an android app running on BlueStacks?

My son wants to play the mobile version of Skylanders Trap Team on his microtablet aka LG Optimus Exceed 2 with no service. Apparently it is not compatible with his phone, even though it runs KitKat ...
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Change default music app to Spotify

Whenever I use Spotify over bluetooth and try to use my car's controls it, simply pauses the Spotify music and launches the default music player. The Spotify music plays just fine, however, when there ...
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Output audio via bluetooth receiver but DONT use the microphone

Is it possible to use the bluetooth receiver in my car for audio only, and use the phones mic? Only reason I want this is because calls through the receivers mic sound horrible. [Nexus 6P, ...
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Root without usb?

I searched for something similar to this question already but I'm wondering if it's possible to root an android device without the usb connection. The port itself is damaged so I must use Bluetooth or ...
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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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Maintain connection and quickly switch between multiple bluetooth headset/speakers

Is there a feature on Android that is similar to iOS where multiple bluetooth headsets/speakers can be connected at the same time and you can quickly switch between them and internal speaker without ...
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In-call speaker volume fixed too “low” while smartwatch connected via Bluetooth

When my smartwatch (a cheap noname MTK 6260A device probably running Nucleus (most likely a clone of the ZGPax S29), and controlled by the BTNotification app on my Android device) is connected to my ...
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How do I connect a Wii Balance Board to Android via Bluetooth?

Cue the "I've tried nothing and I'm out of ideas"... What do I want?: I want to make a Unity game for Android using the Wii Balance Board as a controller. What have I researched?: The Wii ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't re-pair to my Galaxy Note 10.1

I bought a Bluetooth keyboard and it worked beautifully for 2 days. I then unpaired it to use on my friend's tablet and it worked amazingly well on hers as well. When I went to re-pair the keyboard to ...
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Can I use my phone as a bluetooth game controller for my computer?

I've seen BT Controller but I think it only allows users to use their android as remote for other androids. I just want to use my phone as a bluetooth controller with up, down, left, right, L, R, ...
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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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custom keymapping for games?

I'm using an ipega Bluetooth controller with my HTC desire 510. For most things it works great but I am running into some issues with Ravensword 2. Ravensword finds my controller and connects fine, ...
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No sound with bluetooth headphones on Meizu M2

The headphones are paired, the controls from the headphones work (next, prev, play, pause), but there is no sound. Note, the sound does not come out of the phone's speakers - there is simply none. ...
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Bluetooth Battery Level on Android Marshmallow

I'm using LUXA2-Lavi O In-ear Wireless Earphone on my Nexus 6P with latest Android – Marshmallow and I cannot find where I can see battery level for my Bluetooth device, I am however able to see ...
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Can I use my android phone to enable my computer to access bluetooth devices?

My computer can communicate with my android due to in the same wifi network. I have bluetooth headphone and perhaps other bluetooth device (bluetooth mouse, etc). I just bought a bluetooth dongle ...
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Must I unpair one device from another in bluetooth?

My PC and 2 computers can detect bluetooth device. The device is already paired with one of my smartphone. The other smartphone cannot see my bluetooth device. Is this normal? So once a headphone ...
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Does Bluetooth tethering not work, or am I doing it wrong?

I carry two Android devices: my Nexus S phone, and a Nexus 7 tablet (both running Android 4.1 "Jellybean"). The tablet has Wi-Fi, but no cellular radio; so in order to use the Internet with it when ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to Android Wear

I have a Raspberry Pi with a Bluetooth Dongle and an Android Wear Device (LG G Watch). How would I connect my G Watch to my Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth? Thanks!
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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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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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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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How can I connect my Logitech “unifying” controller, to my Android device over Bluetooth?

Logitech's Unifying standard seems very similar to Bluetooth(same 5-device limit, similar range, similar specs from what I've read on the Internet). I'm trying to connect a Logitech F710 wireless ...
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Change SM-G530H Memo App Limit of 1500 Characters (rooted phone)

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G540H lollipop version 5.0.2, rooted... I have also Titanium Backup Pro and ES Root File Explorer... Stock Memo App has limit to characters per each unit, I think ...
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Bluetooth keyboard pairs but does not appear as an input device?

I purchased a bluetooth keyboard to use with my lenovo ideatab a2107 which runs android 4.0.3. The specific keyboard is the: Anker® Ultra Slim Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for iPad Mini, iPad 4, New ...
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Bluetooth disconnects after 30 mins

After 30 mins of bluetooth being enabled , without warning it becomes disabled (while in continual use). Bluetooth , currently enabled : But becomes disabled (greyed out) after 30 mins. As it ...
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Question about connecting Bauhn bluetooth keybd/case

I just rec'd a Bauhn bluetooth keybd/case and tried to connect w/my kindle fire HD. It doesn't seem to work. Is this possible to do?
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Bluetooth Car Disconnects :(

Having a pretty irritating issue with my bluetooth connection and my car. The phone will connect up no problem, but as soon as you try to play a track, switch apps or sometimes even unlock the phone, ...
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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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Pair two Bluetooth devices simultaneously

I am building an app for an Android tablet that will control an Arduino microcontroller board (paired via bluetooth). However, the tablet will also be paired via Bluetooth with my Android phone to ...
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How do I unpair a device?

I'm using Android 4.2. I paired with it once and never want to again and it constantly tries to connect with my phone sucking up the power and not allowing my headset to connect. How do I unpair it?
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Android 5.0 neverending bluetooth pairing requests

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 5.0. When I turn Bluetooth on, ever 5 seconds I get a pairing request from a device named "PR BT BF0D" and it asks for a pin number. All bluetooth devices in ...
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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

I have a Bluetooth headset (BlueBuds X) which uses a battery. I want to know its battery status directly from the phone. I've looked everywhere and I cannot find a solution that isn't a scam. Is it ...
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Can't pair DualShock 4 to NVIDIA SHIELD Portable

I find myself completely unable to pair my Sony DualShock 4 controller via Bluetooth to my NVIDIA SHIELD Portable. I'm able to pair the controller to my Windows PC and OnePlus One, and I can pair my ...
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How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth

I have a rooted Android Device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a PC(with Bluetooth dongle) running windows 7. My mobile has Bluetooth with A2DP support. I want to output the audio(not just music) ...
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Will constantly having Bluetooth on drain my battery too fast?

I'm thinking about making an app which will require Bluetooth to be available at all times. However, if this reduces battery charge life significantly, then that's kind of a show stopper. Can anyone ...
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How to use two Android smartphones as lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver?

I have two Android smartphones (Nexus 5 and Galaxy Nexus) and lavalier microphone. I would like to connect microphone to one smartphone and connect another smartphone to the mixer console. Then stream ...
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samsung galaxy S3 mini having Bluetooth issues

Bluetooth issues. Got a new fitbit watch for Christmas. It has synced with my laptop with no issue and has worked with other phones but would not connect to my S3 mini, I have sinced realised that my ...
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Can I restart Bluetooth from the terminal?

I have a rooted Galaxy S 2 (I9100) and was wondering if I can restart the Bluetooth on my phone via the terminal client on my phone.
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Disable calls through Bluetooth smartwatch but show call status

I just got a cheap smartwatch and it works ok. But the phone calls goes always to the watch. Even if I'm using my headphones. headphones are wired. It can switch audio from watch to phone and shows ...
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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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Find bluetooth version on Galaxy S3 running 4.3

Every answer I've found to this question says that under Settings -> About Phone, I should see Bluetooth Version listed. I don't even have About Phone. There's Settings -> More -> About Device, which ...
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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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Bluetooth earpiece spontaneously disconnects and reconnects while talking

I have an Xperia Z3 Compact phone and a Plantronics Voyager Edge bluetooth earpiece. Recently the earpiece sometimes (usually once or twice a day) spontaneously disconnects from the phone and ...
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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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How to use a paired bluetooth device as Smart Lock trusted device?

I am interested in using my Nexus Player (or other bluetooth device) as a Smart Lock trusted device for my phone. My goal was to be able to unlock my device without needing my usual pin while sitting ...
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Is it possible to install drivers for new hardware in Android OS? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to install drivers for new hardware in Android OS. I know that Android images usually come only with the drivers for the particular device they're design for ...