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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Upload video to another device during filming?

Here is the problem I am facing. If filming with a smartphone that doesn't come with a microsd card, you are severely limited by storage, especially if you want it shoot full HD video (on my phone ...
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Is there a way to set a default volume for different bluetooth connections?

I use my phone as my main audio player, with headphones, through my car, and through my speakers at home. When using it in the car I crank the audio on my phone to full volume and adjust volume ...
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Initiate voice recording via Bluetooth dialling in car

I drive a car with a built-in hands-free interface to a Bluetooth phone (it's a Volkswagen Passat). From the "on-board computer" interface in the dashboard, I can select an entry from my contact list ...
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My Micromax Yureka 4 restarts automatically when sending files via Bluetooh

I purchased Micromax Yureka 4 days back and my phone got upgraded to 5.0 Lollipop. After that when I try to send any files via share it or Bluetooth, my phone often restarts automatically. Can you ...
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How does the smart lock feature on Android define a trusted device?

The smart lock feature on Android allows someone to set a Bluetooth device as "trusted" which makes it easy to unlock. See for example: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/6093922 I tried to add ...
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How do I turn my tablet into a bluetooth phone?

So I have a tablet that normally has no phone capabilities. But using the Fritz! App Phone, I could make calls via my home wifi network. Now, I installed the WIDCOMM bluetooth stack on my PC and ...
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Is it possible to extend a local bluetooth connection over the internet?

I want to play a game on my phone with a friend who lives in a different city. The game supports local "ad hoc" play over bluetooth but does not support play over the Internet. Is there an app that ...
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My droid turbo is not able to reconnect with bluetooth with my ihome

I got the i-home and it paired with my phone fine. The phone prompt me for a passkey and i was able to enter it. Then 2 months later my phone wouldnt connect automatically when walked in the room so i ...
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Don't play phone ringtone if bluetooth headset is connected

We recently got rid of our landline and were are now using a 1st gen Republic Wireless Moto E as our home phone. We also bought Vtech Connect to Cell phones so we'd have a more home phone like ...
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Can't pair bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor

I've tried a few different Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) models, but none are working with my 4.4.4 Note 4. Other bluetooth (A2DP or file transfer) are working, but no HRM. I can see the device, but not ...
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Send Audio to Two A2DP Bluetooth Devices Simultaneously

I was pleasantly surprised to see that I can pair & connect my Nexus One with two identical NoiseHush N550 Bluethooth headsets simultaneously. Unfortunately however, only one of them (always the ...
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Is it possible to be connected to two different bluetooth devices at the same time?

I'd like to be able to send A2DP to my car stereo while at the same time sending phone calls to the speakerphone I have in my car. I haven't bought the stereo adapter yet, since I wanted to find out ...
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Music players that can import M3U playlists? [closed]

OK, so it seems that (unbelievably) Winamp for Android is so extremely stupidly designed that it can't import M3U playlists. So, I want a player that can import M3U playlists. I'm running ...
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Tasker: remove security lock when smartwatch is connected

So I just downloaded Tasker because it would be nice to remove the security code when I'm close to my phone (when my smartwatch is connected). I have no experience with it so I thought you guys could ...
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How do I determine which A2DP codecs my phone supports/is currently using?

Bluetooth's Audio Profile A2DP supports multiple codecs. All devices have to support SBC (subband codec), then they can support additional "optional codecs" like MP3 and AAC, or "non-A2DP" codecs ...
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Bluetooth Car Stereo

I spent yesterday evening looking through Q&A and I see this question asked in different ways, but not answered. I will try to make the question very clear. I have a bluetooth-enabled car stero ...