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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Stop bluetooth answered or outgoing call from automatically unlocking screen

When I get in the car I leave the phone in my pocket. Then when the phone rings, I answer the call through the car's controls, but the problem is that this unlocks the screen. This causes buttons on ...
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Remote Gyro Controller for Input (Like Wii Motion+)

I've got this idea in my head to use Google Cardboard for a flight sim on Android (so you can look through any window of the plane just by turning your head), but using a gyro remote (like the Wii ...
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Android Wear on Lenovo Vibe X2 (4.4.2) bluetooth granted permission

just bought smart watch Sony Smartwatch 3, however it doesnt seem that the Android Wear application on my phone is working well. Problem is that if I left my phone on a desk and leave the room so the ...
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My Samsung galaxy tablet won't turn on the WiFi nor the Bluetooth

I can't turn on WiFi and Bluetooth. When I press the WiFi button (on the quick settings), it turns green for 3-6 seconds, then it turns back to white again (same as Bluetooth button).
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Enable bluetooth tethering via command line

Is there a way to activate the bluetooth tethering mode in Lollipop using the command line? You can do it for usb tethering by running the command service call connectivity 30 i32 1 Is there a similar ...
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android ble frequent reconnecting issue

i am using nordic N51822 ble for my android application , which works fine when connected , but after connection sometimes it gets disconnected automatically on its own , i could not figure out how to ...
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Get internet access via bluetooth

Possible Duplicate: Is Internet tethering possible on Android phone via bluetooth or WiFi? Tethering Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3110) via Nokia E71 In the era of PDA's most of them could ...
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How to add a physical keyboard layout

I'm using a Logitech Tablet Keyboard for Android with Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.1). When I go to Settings -> Language & input -> Physical Keyboard and tap on Logitech Tablet Keyboard Gen there is ...
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How to prevent characters from repeating when entering text with a Bluetooth keyboard?

I have an Android phone running 4.0.4 (ICS) and a Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard. I have paired the keyboard with my phone and it works all right most of the time. However, every so often I will ...
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How do I undo imported contacts?

It started when I wanted to backup my Mom's contacts online in my email. I took backup of her contacts in a .vcf file and transferred it into my phone via Bluetooth. Later that day, I wanted to go to ...
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1answer
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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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Sending Whatsapp chat history to another android phone

At present, I am using whatsapp on Nokia Xpressmisic 5530. Earlier, I have used Xiaomi. I need to transfer chats to my android phone. Inside Nokia, it only have two options: Via Bluetooth Upload. ...
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How do I turn off the cellular radio without disabling bluetooth?

I have an old Motorola Droid that is no longer subscribed on any Verizon service. I still use it for things like web browsing, ebooks, and along with some wireless stereo headphones, music. I've ...
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What affects quality of voice call transmission from phone to bluetooth headset?

Problem: quality of voice call is bad when I use my bluetooth headset. However when I stream music to it, it plays nice. Pairing was without issues. It looks like a problem with the software that ...
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1answer
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Connect to external device via bluetooth. Who's master/slave?

Quick intro: We have an external device (it's not android) that we usually connect to PCs via Serial Port->USB converter. But now we want to use also Android tablets to send commands to that external ...
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1answer
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Both Bluetooth and Wifi not working on Galaxy S3 Mini

I have a Samsung Galaxay S3 Mini. I bought it from Canada and used there for 8 months without issue. However, when I came to Pakistan I unlocked it, and started seeing lots of issues. First, I have ...
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Convert Android Phone into Walkie Talkie

I want to know whether is it possible to reprogram the android phone or any other phone to act like a walkie-talkie by using it's internal GSM radio transceiver? Motorola used a feature called ...
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1answer
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How to set up a network connection between Android phone and Windows PC without Internet

Is it possible to connect my Android phone (Galaxy S3) directly to my Windows (7) PC in such a way that I can make network connections to the PC from the phone, without a pre-existing WiFi network? ...
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Can I stream audio from Android to Windows through Bluetooth?

Can I stream audio from Android to Windows through Bluetooth? If yes, how?
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Using Android phones with two antennas to programmatically transmit wifi and bluetooth at the same time

I'm trying to see if there are any phones that have separate wifi and bluetooth antennas. I know that certain phones such as the galaxy S5 have two antennas for use in MIMO (2x2MIMO), which helps them ...
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How to access the SIM bluetooth profile of my non android phone on my android tablet without rooting?

It is very common in cars to be able to use phones for sending SMS or calling with the SIM bluetooth profile. But I would like to use my tablet to overcome limitations of my phone. As I have already ...
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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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Cannot turn on WiFi and Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 running on Android 4.4.2. I just bought it 3 months ago. It's not rooted (I don't want root it). I also have "Terminal Emulator" (downloaded from Play Store). I can't turn ...
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making call have to go bluetooth to handset to bluetooth

motorola droid turbo. I make a call it says it is using the bluetooth headset, but the call is being handled by the handset speaker/mic. if I select bluetooth from the drop down, no change. I have ...
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How to disable mouse acceleration (when an external mouse is plugged)?

If I plug an external mouse using a USB OTG adapter, or I pair with a bluetooth mouse, Android shows a mouse pointer on screen. However, the pointer movements are not 1:1 to mouse movements, a mouse ...
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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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Android detects bluetooth gamepad as mouse

A couple of days ago I bought a bluetooth controller(Steelseries FREE Mobile Wireless Controller), but unfortunately my tablet detects it as mouse(I can move pointer with left analog etc.). I have ...
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Why are my Bluetooth headphones not connecting to my Note 3?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and I'm trying to connect them to my Note 3. This has worked previously and I'm confident that the headphones are in good working order. I set the headphones to ...
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Error enabling bluetooth

I am also facing the same problem, Please help me to get out of this problem. Platform : IMX6SL Bluedroid on Android kitkat 4.4.3. Can you please help me I am struck at this point not able to move ...
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Problem with enabling/disabling Bluetooth in Dell Venue 7 Tablet; Error: Service not Registered

Device: Dell Venue 7 Tablet Status: Rooted I have a problem with my device's Bluetooth. When I try to enable it, it doesn't start display "on" and then back to "off". I have restored the ...
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File transfer error between Samsung Galaxy S3 and Ubuntu 12.04 over Bluetooth

I got my Samsumg Galaxy S3 paired and connected over Bluetooth to my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 Both the mobile and the laptop states that the bluetooth connection is up and running I can query the ...
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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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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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What kind of bluetooth earphone/mic for regular voice recording?

I have a tablet not a phone. I bought two bluetooth earphones(not headset) which came with microphones. I use them to listen music mainly. The problem is that I cant use the microphones on them for ...
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Access Android device's file system over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi

I'm looking for a way to access the file system of an Android device (Nexus S) wirelessly, as its USB port has become unfit for anything but charging. Ideally, I'd like the same functionality as ...
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How to Remote Control Google Doc Presentation?

I want to remote control Google Doc Presentations. Is there an app for this? Bonus point if it can connect via Bluetooth to my Linux-based PC.
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Bluetooth outgoing files log

I had let someone use my phone and they had bluetoothed some files to their own phone and im trying to find what they had sent so i know whether or not to worry about any private stuff being exposed.. ...
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Bluetooth audio connection flutters

I have a rooted phone and I recently updated to Android 5.1.1. I have a bluetooth headset device, and since the upgrade, the connection has been distinctly degraded. The device pairs, connects, and ...
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Busybox and bluetooth-sendto on rooted Android Wear (Moto 360)?

Is busybox and bluetooth-sendto available for rooted Moto 360? I would like to root Moto 360 and have access to some Linux utilities such as gzip, bzip2 from Busybox and have access to ...
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What determines which application acts to a bluetooth AVRCP command?

Background: I have a A2DP/AVRCP bluetooth headset (Nokia BH-505) which I use actively to listen to both podcasts and music. Of course, I listen to these with different apps. The bluetooth headset has ...
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View when a known Bluetooth device was last connected

I somehow managed to loose my LG G Watch, and it has now been about 2 weeks :/ Around the time that I lost it, I was doing some traveling, so I am trying to figure out where exactly me device might ...
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Discover version of Bluetooth

How can I know what's the Bluetooth version of my Android device?
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How do I make a backtick with a bluetooth keyboard?

My android bluetooth keyboard doesn't have a backtick, but it has function buttons.
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Custom configuration of bluetooth keyboard

Is it possible to customise the key configuration of my bluetooth keyboard? I use the escape key very frequently with unix applications, and my bluetooth keyboard needs two simultaneous keypresses for ...
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No Media profile in Bluetooth connection

When I connect my Galaxy S5 (Android 5.0 build G900FXXU1BOC7) to the car (a Hyundai Accent), the Bluetooth connection doesn't show the media profile, only the phone profile. Which is strange, since my ...
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preventing bluetooth media from autoconnecting

Is it possible in lollipop to prevent a bluetooth connection from automatically connecting without unpairing the devices? My car treats phone and audio streaming as 2 separate connections and I want ...
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Bluetooth will not stay on

everytime I turn on my bluetooth it immediately turns itself off also it will try to connect to iDevice and then turn itself off
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9k views

Transfer many files from android to pc, without usb and wifi

How can I quickly transfer many files from my Android device to the PC, without USB cable or WiFi? Regular bluetooth would require to transfer every single file manually.
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Bluetooth keyboard with Android?

Can I use a bluetooth keyboard with Android?
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Reconfiguring a Bluetooth keyboard on Android

I've just bought a EC Technology Bluetooth keyboard, sold by Amazon here, and am using it with my OnePlus One phone running Android Lollipop (Cyanogenmod). The "Android Terminal" application has ssh ...