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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Choose which app uses bluetooth

When using a Bluetooth speaker, all audio is directed to the speaker. Is there a way where I can choose which app can use Bluetooth? For example, if I want to play my music over the Bluetooth speaker ...
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BLE remote-control / keyboard does not connect automatically

I have an Android 4.4 tablet and a BLE remote control - the remote control is recognized as a Keyboard. I have paired the remote control and connected it to the tablet and it is working good. Every ...
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How do bluetooth SIM cards work

I've seen several Bluetooth dual sim adapters on sites like ebay and aliexpress. I have 3 questions: Considering a standard unrooted single SIM android device, how does the OS switch to taking ...
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Is there a way to track all-day heart rate using Bluetooth heart rate monitor?

I have Polar low power bluetooth H7 heart rate monitor (strap). I would like to get an all day heart-rate monitor activity similar to what is produced by various watches, but with just my strap and my ...
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After updating to Marshmallow, my car doesn't see incoming texts anymore

A few days ago, my BlackBerry Priv notified me that it had an update to Marshmallow ready, so I installed it. Once I did, I had to re-authorize it to talk to my car over Bluetooth (Ford Sync system). ...
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Ble devices show in the bluetooth setting page some can connect but some can not

My smart phone is Samsung Galaxy note 5(android 6.0.1). I have two BLE peripheral device, one is "Garmin fenix 3" the other is "TI CC2650 SensorTag". In android bluetooth setting page I can see two ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard Won't Type

I've been using a Pointmobl bluetooth keyboard with my Kindle fire for about 2 years with no problem. But, suddenly, when I turned it on the other day, the keyboard connected just fine, but the keys ...
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Bluetooth sync with Local contacts - cyanogenmod

G'day, I have a SGS4mini (I9195) with cyanogenmod 11 (4.4 kitkat) and have most of my contacts "local" i.e. not synced with google. I have successfully paired it with my (Citroen) car and can place ...
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OK Google voice command through bluetooth headset (D.I.Y. Google Home device)

I have a Bluetooth speaker with a built in microphone (and also several bluetooth headsets which are essentially the same). I have it paired with my Nexus 5x running Marshmellow. I would like to have ...
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Every App crashes, if you connect a BT input-device

I have a problem with my Android-tablets and a connected Bluetooth remote control. (It gets detected as a BT-keyboard, which is fine to me) The remote control is a BT 4.0-remote control and is ...
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Bluetooth Folder Disapperead

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro Tablet 12.2 SM-P900 running Lollipop 5.0.2, I had the device rooted the other day and I think everything went the way it was suppose to. I installed Titanium Pro ...
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How to activate bluetooth HCI snoop log on wiko sunset

I am trying to activate Bluetooth hci snoop log on my wife's wiko sunset without success. In developper options, the Bluetooth HCI Snoop Log box is ticket but: no file is ever created on the phone (...
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Bluetooth to Wi-Fi pass through

Im wondering if there's a way of bridging or using a 'pass-thru' to send data from a bluetooth connected device over wifi to another android device. The real world scenario is; I have a bluetooth OBD ...
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Use windows microphone to mobile calls (handsfree profile)

I'm trying to use microphone connected to my laptop (along with headphones also connected to my laptop) for calls. basically I want to do so over bluetooth, I saw there is such option generally in ...
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I can't use my Moto E in the car

I have a Moto E that connects to my JVC car stereo to play music thru bluetooth. MY wife calls me and i hear the stereo start it's own ring as well as the phone's ring. I try to answer but she can't ...
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Bluetooth keyboard, backspace doesn't work while shift is held

Using bluetooth keyboards on an Android 5.1.1 device, the backspace key is ignored while shift is being held. This quickly becomes a major pain attempting to type on this thing as not all my backspace ...
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ussp-push or obexftp commands from ADB?

I want to transfer some files between two Android devices using OBEX FTP or OBJECT PUSH from ADB shell. Previously I have install Bluetooth File Transfer (from Medieval Software) to enable OBEX FTP ...
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Use phone microphone while outputting audio through BT? (Galaxy S4)

So my car only has an iPod dock 30pin connector and I found a bluetooth module for it. Whenever I play music in my car, it's streamed from my S4 to the bluetooth device and it works perfectly. I love ...
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If bluetooth is failing , how can I stream from my Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phone to new Mazda3 audio?

I have xiaomi redmi note 2 prime smartphone . It runs MIUI 7 android operating system. I am also leasing a new Mazda 3 I Grand Touring. The problem is that Bluetooth connection does not stay stable ...
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Cat B15Q pairs with Toyota, but connection unusable

I have no problems pairing my Cat B15Q (Android 4.4.2) with my 2013 Toyota Auris over Bluetooth. However, it stops there. As soon as I try to use the connection (make a phone call, play music, access ...
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Access bluetooth RFCOMM through android terminal

I would like to access to RFCOMM to set up a bluetooth virtual serial port on my Android device using the terminal. I do have root permissions on my android device. When I type "rfcomm" in the ...
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Bauhn Bluetooth Tablet Keyboard and Case

My Bauhn Bluetooth keyboard pairs up nicely with my trio AXS tablet, but when typing I can't get an apostrophe to appear. Other than that I love using the this new device. Everything else seems to be ...
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Wi-Fi, Hotspot and Bluetooth don't work even after reinstalling the OS

I bought a OnePlus 2 (OP2) an year ago. Recently for some odd reason, the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and hotspot on my OP2 stopped working. I tried these fixes: Resetting the phone Reinstalling the OS ...
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Google Voice SMS not available via bluetooth

I use Google Voice for all my calls & SMS (I don't even know my phone's actual number from memory). This week, I bought a new Mazda, with Bluetooth support. It works great for music and calls, ...
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Bluetooth audio skips at same point in every song

When listening to my Galaxy S4 through Bluetooth audio on my car stereo, every song skips at exactly the 22 second mark into the song. The music skips or pauses for just 1 - 2 seconds but it does it ...
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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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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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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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Android device as usb‑bluetooth adapter for desktop computer

Ok, just the matter of being simple, my desktop computer doesn’t have bluetooth hardware right know, so I can’t use bluetooth joysticks on it. Would it be possible to use my tablet as a usb‑bluetooth ...
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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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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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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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Bluetooth connectivity issue with Android Auto and Nexus 6P

I just purchased a Nexus 6P running on Android Marshmallow. While the phone audio works in my Toyota Highlander (2012), the media audio does not connect. Any suggestions?
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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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Droid Turbo bluetooth stutters after voice command or call

I have a Droid Turbo running Lollipop. Bluetooth connects to car audio fine and I can play music. When I use voice commands or place/receive a phone call, after I'm done and my music resumes it is ...
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Can multiple devices send data via Bluetooth to a single device parallelly?

I am working with Sensor Tags by Texas Instruments. These Sensor Tags (CC 2541) have multiple sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, humidity sensor, temperature sensor and pressure ...
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Phone Audio Priority & Bluetooth

hope you can help we have an app that interacts with a bluetooth headset and connected earphones (to the phone). we are sending specific audio steams at the earphones vs the BT headset. however, when ...
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When my Droid Maxx, connected to Bose Bluetooth speaker, receives a call the music plays on phone ear piece. can it be fixed?

I have a Droid Maxx and am listening to music on a Bose Bluetooth speaker (soundlink) without call capability (its only a speaker). When I receive a call the Bose stops working and the phone rings. I ...
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Can I use my Android device as AVRCP or HID remote control for my Windows 7 media player?

I have Windows 7 based computer having Broadcomm Bluetooth hardware and running WIDCOMM Bluetooth stack implementation (as side note: stock remote control solution provided by manufacturer is CIR ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard types multiple letters

We recently got a Galaxy Tab with a Bluetooth M-edge keyboard. I was having much difficulty pairing it (it kept telling me the pin I entered was incorrect), but finally managed to do so. Now, when I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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