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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Is it possible to use Apple Wireless keyboard with Android 4.2.2 tablet?

I have a Kobo Arc 10HD and it runs on Android 4.2.2. I have successfully paired it with an Apple wireless keyboard but I still can't seem to use it. My virtual keyboard pops up and when I type on the ...
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Use phone as USB Bluetooth adapter

I know this question has been asked before, but I've never found a definitive answer. I have a Bluetooth keyboard that I would like to use with my computer. My PC is fairly old, which means it doesn't ...
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How to change bluetooth profile of Android device?

The bluetooth profile on my developer board running 4.2.2 is setup to act as a laptop. However, android car stereo in a car is setup with headset profile, thus can receive audio. HOw, if possible, can ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S III mini - Cannot turn Bluetooth on

I have new Samsung Galaxy S III mini (GT-I8190N) with Android 4.1.2, and I cannot turn on Bluetooth. When trying to do it from Settings menu, switch toggles from "O" to "I" position, but remains ...
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BT keyboard + mouse simultaneously (tablet)

I have Acer Iconia B1-A71 and what I want to do is to attach a full-size keyboard and a mouse to it. As far as I know, my tablet does not support OTG, so I am thinking of connecting both devices via ...
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Bluetooth keyboard connection settings

I installed a system update and it changed how the device works when connecting a bluetooth scanner. The tablets I am using are Nexus 7 (the new one released in 2013). They are all identical ...
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Problem pairing again Nexus 5 with Alpine car stereo

I had my Alpine radio paired and working with my nexus 5. Then someone unpaired the device on my phone when they wanted to pair it to a different bluetooth device. Apparently the Alpine phone ...
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Want my Bluetooth keyboard on Galaxy Tab10.1 to default to English Android Keyboard (Not to Samsung Japanese Keypad)

I am using a Galaxy Tab 10.1 and when I connect my iBuffalo Bluetooth Keyboard BSKBB06 it always defaults to the Samsung Japanese Keypad and I have to keep manually changing it to the English Android ...
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How to tether an Android phone to a PC via Bluetooth?

When wifi connecting to the internet via an Android mobile, how can I get access to this internet connection over Bluetooth from my computer?
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Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone

Hi need to know How do we Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop PC to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone? Please advice step by step solution and Thanks in advance. When I was raising this ...
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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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Galaxy S4: bluetooth remote audio not supported

Hi I have a (AU) Nissan Navara D40 2012, when i got it my phone always worked perfectly for streaming music and phone calls. Now when i start my ca, the phone connects to the stereo system ok but, ...
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Android 4.0 bluetooth support

Can we send files via bluetooth from Android 4.0 to another device without having to authorise from the other device. I am trying to send files from a Android 4.0 device to a printer(which does not ...
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Does Nexus 7 has Bluetooth Smart technology?

I've read here http://www.bluetooth.com/Pages/Bluetooth-Smart-Devices-List.aspx among other pages that it has this technology, but i'm trying to connect to a beacon with it and the app says that ...
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using galaxy tab as a bluetooth device for mobile

i've been trying to find a way to allow all my notifications and phone calls from my phone ( galaxy s3 or galaxy s5) to go through a galaxy tablet, as i'm wanting to replace my car stereo ( honda ...
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Do a Google voice search with Belkin CarAudio Connect Bluetooth on a Sony Xperia

I have a non-rooted Sony Xperia running Android 4.3 and I have recently have bought a Belkin CarAudio Connect AUX with Bluetooth. It connects fine and it all works however it left me wanting more. ...
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BT Handset “HTC Mini+” does it work with non HTC Android Phones just for calls ? (or simillar)

Does HTC Mini+ (pay attention to "+") or simillar BlueTooth Headset work with other non-HTC Android Phones ? (like Nexus 5) - I don't mind missing some advenced functions I care mostly about receiving ...
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Nexus 5 won't connect to my car radio via Bluetooth [duplicate]

I recently bought a nexus 5 phone and tried to connect it via bluetooth to my alpine radio and it won't work. They are visible to each other and it allows me to try to connect, but then it tells me ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard doesn't display foreign language characters (ö, ä, ü) on Android

I got a Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard (K810), English keyboard layout, which I would like to use with my Android smartphone (LG G2). The pairing of the devices works fine, but I can't get it to display ...
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External USB Keyboard to Android (via bluetooth preferably)

How to connect external USB keyboard (preferably via bluetooth) to Android device? Best would be piece of hardware with USB socket to plug standard usb keyboard into it, that would work as "bluetooth ...
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What are the Bluetooth profiles supported by the Nexus 7 (KitKat)?

I would think this is a simple question, but I am not finding the answer after searching. What are the Bluetooth profiles supported by KitKat on the Nexus 7?
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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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Bluetooth outbound transfer list

I have a device running Android 4.1.2 and the problem is that I want to check Bluetooth outbound transfer list to see the failed transfers. So that I can resend it. How can I do that?
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Can I connect to a shell from a PC to my Android using bluetooth or USB?

I want to run some commands on my rooted android phone. It is not very practical to interact with a shell using the touch screen, therefore I wanted to run a daemon on it and connect to it from a PC. ...
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How to disable file extension check during incoming file transfers?

I'm running CyanogenMod 10 on my Nexus 7. As with all other Android devices, for some reason Google thought it cute to check file extensions of incoming Bluetooth file transfers and reject them if ...
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Manually edit the bluetooth pairing list, phone keeps overwriting it with old list. How to stop that?

I have an Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I wanted to connect my phone to an old HTC Rhyme docking station via bluetooth so I can use the speakers in it. I have all the data needed for the connection (ID, ...
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How can I change the default location for bluetooth file transfers?

I have an Android 2.3 device (Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102) and want all files that I receive via bluetooth to save to my SD card. How can I do that?
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LG G2 music player hooking into bluetooth?

I have a 2012 C250 that I used to hook up to my RAZR MAXX, and was able to control the music (Google Play Music) from the car. I now have an LG G2, and I noticed in the beginning that the LG player ...
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My Nexus 5 talks in an Asian language!

Every time I get a phone call over Bluetooth android starts saying the number in some Asian language which sounds pretty much Chinese to me. I have played with Bluetooth, languages, and text to speech ...
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Can I emulate a Bluetooth keyboard with my Android device?

I'd like to use an Android phone for controlling presentations. I know there's some wifi approaches, but often times the computer running the slideshow isn't owned by me and is not comfortable ...
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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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My bluetooth headphone's play button always launches Google Music even after pausing my podcast player

I have a nexus 4 and am using Listen Up as my podcast player. If I'm listening to a podcast and pause with my bluetooth headset if I don't start playing it within like 30 seconds when I hit the play ...
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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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Ignore / stop incoming bluetooth connect/pair requests

since a while I receive bluetooth request from my neighbors Harman Kardon media center. Once I accidently 'clicked' the request and suddenly we were connected (no code or handshake needed). Since I ...
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How can I get the device to read back to me what I type?

I'm looking for something that would read back to me the words I typed in as I'm typing. I'm using Bluetooth keyboard.
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Connect PS3 Controller to Nexus 4 [duplicate]

Is it possible to connect a PS3 Controller wireless (bluetooth) to the Google Nexus 4 without rooting it? There was a way on earlier Android versions, i heard. How about now? Thank you
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Reverse tethering Android to Mac via Bluetooth

I'm trying to let my Android (4.1.1) phone use my Mac's (10.8.2) wifi connection via Bluetooth. This is what I've tried: Paired devices successfully; PAN interface created on the Mac Enabled ...
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Enabling headset button automatically during calls

I have a Samsung Tab 2, and a mono bluetooth headset. The phone shows a bluetooth-connected icon at the top. When I dial any phone number, the headset button is not showing as connected. I have to ...
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Widget for bluetooth connection?

Is there any way to make a shortcut for the following three-step process: Select settings Select bluetooth Connect to the bluetooth device (a sound box) I want to connect to? I'd like to be able ...
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Is it possible to stream a tablet screen to desktop via bluetooth to a PC?

This way you could give a presentation (and make annotations), show movies on your tablet and stream it to your PC/laptop which is connected with bluetooth (in e.g. a classroom) with no need to go to ...
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Galaxy S4 bluetooth voice commands

Can anyone help me out. I recently changed my Razr for Galaxy S4 (SCH-I545) on Verizon. I would like to access S-Voice from my bluetooth headpiece, but if I have a pin number set for the phone's lock ...
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External USB bluetooth help

Hello I have a android system that I am trying to find out whether I can get USB bluetooth dongles to work on it. Device info: Model number: Telechips m805s tcc8925 NAND v7 board Android version: ...
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How to display the on screen keyboard when Bluetooth keyboard is connected

I use a Bluetooth keyboard with a variety of Android devices. Most versions of Android (below 4.2.2) when the external keyboard is connected the on-screen keyboard is still available. When I pair ...
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Share Links via Bluetooth without it being converted to HTML?

I'm often browsing articles on my phone and when something piques my interest, I normally want to "share" it over to my computer to read it a little better or sometimes, just because the website ...
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Bluetooth Remote Controll for Voice input on Nexus 5

I am using my Nexus 5 for 1.5 months now. Previously I used an iPhone 5. On the iPhone there was Siri and - when connected via Bluetooth to my car stereo - I could push a button on my Steering Wheel ...
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Handsfree profile sniff mode

I recently connected a bluetooth module (BTM511) to my Android phone (SG2 running android 4.0), using both the handsfree and the headset profiles. I notice that the Bluetooth device never goes into ...
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Reverse Tethering Android (Galaxy S3) to Windows 7 via Bluetooth

how can I reverse tether via Bluetooth from Android (Galaxy S3) to Windows 7 PC (preferably un-rooted)? I know there are solutions for WiFi and USB. Booth are not useful for me. I can build a ...
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Nexus 5 Noise with Bluetooth

With the phone and Bluetooth paired in my SUV there's a scratchy tapping noise every time I make or receive a call. Any idea how to get rid of this tapping noise? The phone is right up front with me ...
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Bluetooth auto connect to headset

I am using Android 2.2 on my samsung. One problem that I hate is that when I turn on bluetooth then turn on my handsfree headset it doesn't auto connect. It's paired and works, but each time I have to ...