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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How do I record NMEA sentences from a Garmin GLO?

I recently picked up a Garmin GLO bluetooth GPS unit. My question, how do I log to file the NMEA data streaming from the GLO to my Samsung Galaxy S5 (Android 4.4.4)? I've been using Bluetooth GPS and ...
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Send SMS from PC through Bluetooth

I have an HTC Amaze with Android 2.3. Is any way I can send and receive messages on my PC via Bluetooth to my phone? I tried to connect with MyPhoneExplorer app, but its does not support HTC Amaze.
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Browsing PC from Samsung Galaxy SIII via Blutooth

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII and would like to browse, copy, paste, and perhaps even edit my Windows 7 PC's files from it via Blutooth from wirelessly from another room. How can I achieve this? ...
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How to debug a Bluetooth connection?

The Bluetooth connection between my phone (Galaxy Note 2, CyanogenMod) and my car is unstable. It usually connects fine, then disconnects after some time, then I see that the BT icon on the phone ...
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Determine app that keeps turning on bluetooth

I recently got back from a holiday without internet, when I got back heaps of my apps updated and one of them now continuously turns my Bluetooth on. How can I determine which app it is? I have a ...
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Why are bluetooth devices shown as paired, even though they are not even available?

When you pair a two bluetooth devices (e.g., a sound system with your mobile phone), the mobile phone will forever list the sound system as a paired device, even if you're physically so far away ...
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Android 5: Bluetooth pairing dialog has no passkey form

I use several Bluetooth devices with my phone. Today I tried to pair a new one and was shown this dialog: Bluetooth pairing request Device NWP-F110 Type the pairing code then press Return or Enter ...
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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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Can I reverse tether my Android device to my phone using Bluetooth PAN or DUN?

I have a Sony Ericsson K800i phone that supports both bluetooth PAN and DUN. Is there any way to share my phone's internet to my tablet (cheap achinese Aishuo A820 with Android 2.3.1, rooted). For ...
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Sharing via bluetooth disappeared?

I don't know when it actually went missing since I haven't had a use for bluetooth transfers lately. But when I recently tried to share an image to a friend via bluetooth, I found that the option ...
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bluetooth headphone can't pair

I have LG e975 , android 4.1.2 and a bluetooth stereo headphone Pyle PHBT5 which supports A2DP. The problem is that bluetooth can't find the device. Is there something I can try?
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Disable auto-connect to a Bluetooth device?

I have a Bluetooth device which I don't want my Android phone to automatically connect to when the device starts up. Is there a way to disable auto-connect to a certain Bluetooth device? Running ...
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How can I use my phone as a live microphone with my bluetooth speaker like a PA

It seems that I can only record a message and then play it over the speaker and not talk directly through the speaker like a PA system. I've tried a few "microphone" apps but none works. any ideas?
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Can I pull data off of a Moto 360 (smart watch) using ADB?

I am a complete beginner to the world of Android, but I am also an intrepid forensics examiner. I have been given the opportunity to conduct research into pulling data from certain wearables, namely ...
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Using a Bluetooth Headset to send voice to a bluetooth Speaker (Android)

this is quite a strange question, but hoping someone can help me out. Basically I was hoping to have a bluetooth headset send audio to bluetooth speakers - basically as a sort of "remote mic and ...
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sharing 1 blutooth and 2 devices

I have an automotive OBD2 computer reader connected to a bluetooth elm 327 reader. I can see info on my galaxy 5S or my galaxy tab 2 10.1 tablet. Is it possible to read on both devices at same time? ...
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Bluetooth and NFC APK CyanogenMod 11 Nexus 5

I copied a new bluetooth.apk and nfcnci.apk to my CyanogenMod 11 hammerhead on my Nexus 5. I copied a new Bluetooth.apk because my phone wouldn't recognize and connect to my wireless headphones but no ...
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Bluetooth not working for Samsung phone when iPod connected via aux cable

Okay so my hands free Bluetooth connection works fine in my car for my galaxy 4 mini when playing CDs or radio. I can make and receive calls no problem at all. However when I connect my iPod via aux ...
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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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Why does the CM7 Radio FM app require bluetooth to run?

The FM Radio app on my stock ROM(s) (Samsung 2.2 and 2.3) only required to plug in earphones. And that was the case with any phone radio app on any cell phone. But why does the app which comes with ...
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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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android 4.2.2 bluetooth NOT pairing problem (galaxy s4 i9505)

i have an Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (i9505) with stock rom + root (4.2.2 ME2 build). i have issues from time to time with Bluetooth pairing. It stopped working a few months ago, then started working ...
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How to pair ICS phone with other device that has no Bluetooth PIN

I have a Galaxy S3 i9300 running ICS Cyanogenmod and I am trying to pair it with a Bluetooth device that has no PIN - a Wii Balance board. The balance board does not have a PIN, however whenever I ...
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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 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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bluetooth connected still not working

I have an android rk30sdk 4.1.1. tablet, and I have connected a pageflip firefly foot pedal using Bluetooth. It shows as connected under the name premium pedal. Under premium pedal settings it shows ...
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Android Wear Bluetooth Version Issue

I recently bought a Moto 360, and whilst waiting for it to arrive, have been prepping my other development gear. I have an Android device running 4.4 (4.3 is required) and the Android Wear app ...
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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 do I send a group of contacts via bluetooth?

It's possible to send individual contacts via Bluetooth with Contact -> Send Contact -> Send contact - Bluetooth. But I don't see a way of doing this (on the HTC Desire) with a group of contacts? Is ...
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Video data location from external camera?

Can anyone tell me the file, directory or path in an Android device that camera data would be sent to from an external video camera that is connected via WiFi or Bluetooth (like a WiFi enabled GoPro ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 (Sprint) activate on Verizon: Change MSL code

I have been researching how to activate a sprint s3 on verizon and it should be possible if i change the msl code. I would be able to change it in qpst or dfs cdma toool, but my s3 usb port is broken ...
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Connecting Mini USB 2.0 Bluetooth dongle to Android 4.4.2 tablet

My tablet doesn't have integrated Bluetooth, so I purchased a Mini USB 2.0 Bluetooth dongle. I also have a Micro USB to connect it to. However, I don't know how to do it. Is there any hint to make it ...
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Control phone on MacBook Pro via bluetooth?

I'd like to control my Galaxy Nexus via my Macbook Pro via VPN (Virtual Private Network). Since connecting the Galaxy Nexus to an Adhoc, WiFi created by the MacBook Pro doesn't work. That's why I'd ...
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How do you pair a bluetooth keyboard with samsung galaxy note pro

I recently bought a bluetooth keyboard for my Samsung galaxy note pro p901. ..but it fails to pair...it keeps saying invalid pin when I enter the pairing pin..The note pro is operating 4.4.2 o's. any ...
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Push audio over Bluetooth from tablet to phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab s and an htc one m8. I would like to play audio from the tablet and use the m8 as a Bluetooth speaker to play the audio . is it possible? Is there an app that does this? ...
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Scan for Existence of Other Devices

Is it possible to know how many devises are in a certain area? I'm just trying to passively count the number of people in a room and I was hoping that my phone could recognize them by WiFi, Bluetooth, ...
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Unable to enable Wifi/Bluetooth

I have a HTC One X , Android 4.2.2, everything worked as a charm, but suddenly my WIFI/Bluetooth functionality stopped working. I cant see any WIFI network and cant turn WIFI on/off. It just shows me ...
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Are there some ways to make option in Bluetooth Profiles settings enabled by default?

I use this Bluetooth barcode scanner. But I have one annoying problem with it: each time my scanner goes out the Bluetooth access region or after 5-10 minutes of idle, I have to mark "Input device" ...
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Making Android not respond to connecting headphones

My android (Galaxy sII, CM9) has this thing where if I connect/disconnect headphones (either audio jack or bluetooth) it responds to it. (Like turns the song on or off.) I use Poweramp for music. The ...
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Simultaneity connect 2 Bluetooth devices (keyboard and a mouse) [duplicate]

Is it possible to Simultaneity connect 2 Bluetooth devices to 1 android Device? Like a keyboard and a mouse from a separate brand? I know you can pair multiple devices, but can you use the devices at ...
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Galaxy s2 bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I have samsung galaxy s2. The bluetooth of the phone has stopped detecting any bluetooth devices around. It was working fine till last night. The phone got switched off during night due to low ...
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Any phones that support multiple concurrent bluetooth devices? [closed]

Just wondering if there are any phones that support multiple bluetooth concurrent connections, such as a set of bluetooth headphones and a smartwatch, or a bleutooth keyboard and a smartwatch? I have ...
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How to use one Android phone as a handsfree device to another (via Bluetooth)? [duplicate]

I have an extra Android device (a mobile phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102B, Android 2.3.6 - rooted), that I call D1 here, and would like to use it as my "car brain", like a low-cost multimedia ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can't pair with Bluetooth keyboard after update to 4.2.2

Updated last night. Tablet can't find the keyboard when Bluetooth is turned on and tablet is visible. This is the keyboard that came with the tablet in the student edition. I can't find anyone with ...
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How do I prevent a bluetooth headset from muting when it hears sound

I have a Plantronics M50 headset, which works wonderfully on my Android 4.0.4 Sony Xperia Ion LT28at. However, it mutes its output anytime it detects a loud enough sound. If I type during a business ...
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Froyo freezes on bluetooth use

Whenever i connect any bluetooth device, be it to my pc for copying files, another droid or my headset (Ive tried 3 different headsets) it freezes the system. By freezing i mean if i get a phone call ...
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How to stream music from one android device to another?

I have an android tablet in my car which is connected to my car's Audio System. My Phone has my most recent music collection on it. How can I directly stream music from my phone to my tablet, without ...
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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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Bluetooth keeps turning on

I have seen this problem on a Nexus 4 and Nexus 5. Bluetooth is switched on unexpectedly. It can be turned off, but will come back a minute or so later. Googling around, it seems that this could be ...
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Change the Nexus 4 voice dialer

When I double tap the main button of my Bluetooth headset a voice dialer pops up. I'm not sure what app is this voice dialer (I couldn't find it on the apps list), all I know is that it's slow to load ...