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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 use PC internet on Android mobile via Bluetooth [duplicate]

How to use my PC internet on Android mobile via Bluetooth. I'm having a bluetooth dongle connected to my PC. My phone and the PC are paired. DETAILS OS: Windows XP INTERNET CONNECTION MECHANISM : ...
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Sound output in speakers even with bluetooth headset connected

I use a bluetooth headset (Motorola S305) with my Nexus 4 (Stock 4.4.2) but when my phone rings or I receive a notification the sound comes in both, speakers and headset, I want to set everything to ...
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Split Bluetooth Music Playback and Phone capabilities? [closed]

I have a car stereo which supports bluetooth phones, but not A2DP audio playback. I purchased an A2DP adapter. I have easily paired my HTC Thunderbolt to the Cicada which pipes audio to the aux jack ...
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Connect a 3G Android phone with a WiFi-only tab to see phone call information on the latter

I own a WiFi-only Android tab and an Android phone with 3G. I use the tab regularly at work or while working out on the treadmill, and often I miss a phone call on my Android phone while using the ...
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Changing the default location of Receiving files of bluetooth [duplicate]

Hi I am user of Samsung Galaxy S4, I want to know how can I change the default location of the Received files to SD Card instead of the phone storage?
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Galaxy Nexus bluetooth keyboard connectbot

I have recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Nexus on which I use ConnectBot to connect to servers over ssh. I have also bought a Apple bluetooth keyboard that I am currently using with the phone - and ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich now Bluetooth headphones won't pair

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 which has just received the upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich (I'm on T Mobile in the UK if that matters). I have a set of bluetooth headphones. They worked fine before the ...
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Send/share option goes to sending a new email page in Gmail app by default

Whenever I try to send an application to another android device via bluetooth, when I hit the button "send" it opens a new message in gmail app and the application I wanted to send via bluetooth is ...
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Music Player over Bluetooth Issues

I've been wrestling with getting numerous music players to work as intended with no luck. I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy S4 (ATT 4.3) connecting to a Mazda3 2012. I first started out using the ...
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LG G2 model VS980 4G Bluetooth File Transfer

I am unable to get my LG G2 (Verizon, model VS980 4G) with Android 4.2.2 to successfully transfer files using Bluetooth. I had one app work a few times, then that too stopped working. I can get the ...
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Alternative Functions from Bluetooth Input

Is it possible to modify what a Bluetooth input effects, such as changing a key press of a Bluetooth keyboard to instead record a tap on a certain location of the screen on your device? (I am running ...
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Can I use ADB without connecting over USB?

Is there a way to use adb directly via bluetooth instaad of always via usb?
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How to type quickly and use the full ASCII character set [closed]

Probably 90% of my time on my phone is spent typing. So I like to be able to do it quickly. Also, because I take complex notes and write code on my phone, I would like to be able to have the full ...
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Is there a Bluetooth earphone that can control the Music being played?

I'm looking for a bluetooth earphone set, or a device compatible with it, so that I can control the music (play/pause & next/previous) without actually touching the phone. Is there any hardware ...
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i wanna access the internet with my tablet via the second device

I got a tablet without wifi connection, and a device with a SIM card and internet access. I managed to get a Bluetooth connection between those two devices. Now i wanna access the internet with my ...
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Nexus 7 cannot acts as Handsfree

Today I watched this video in below url and I am wondering why Google Nexus 7 and Google Nexus 4 cannot act like this. Unable see the incoming call coming from paired device in Nexus. URL: ...
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Can I Bluetooth tether my Android to iPhone?

I am very confused atm. My iPhone 4 says it has Internet Tethering (Settings > General > Network > Internet Tethering > On) via Bluetooth (Settings > General > Bluetooth > On). Does this mean I can ...
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How to check supported Bluetooth Profiles on Android device

How do I know which "Bluetooth Profiles" are available on my Android device? Is there any terminal command to list all "Bluetooth Profiles" supported by Bluetooth Stack present in Android device?
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How to reverse tether inorder to transmit Internet signal from PC to Android via Bluetooth? [duplicate]

My phone is HTC Explorer(Pico), Android 2.3.5. I run Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. My PC has no Wifi. I use a bluetooth USB dongle to transmit files to/from my smartphone. I have a wired ...
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How can I make a message appears on my PC when my phone is ringing?

When I'm at work, I usually have a headset on my head and I am listening to music. My phone is always on vibrate to respect co-workers. However, I don't keep the phone in my pocket because of its ...
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Can't use Swype after connecting and disconnecting my Bluetooth keyboard

I'm testing my new Samsung luetooth keyboard with my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and discovering some peculiarities. Connecting the keyboard was relatively simple. However, when I don´t use the tablet in ...
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Bluetooth A2DP audio occasionally drops out for a second on custom ROMs

When I'm playing audio over the A2DP data path to my car, the audio randomly will drop for half a second, then gradually comes back to full volume over perhaps a second of time. Speaking like a ...
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Debugging Galaxy S2 Bluetooth problem: Bluetooth disconnects, Bluetooth status never fully turns on, Only reboot resolves this

I know many have problems with Bluetooth and certain car kits. I specifically have a VW. In any case, my Galaxy disconnects from not only my car, but also from my Philips in home audio system. In both ...
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How can I decode the Bluetooth Error numbers found in errno, that show up in Android log?

I am trying to find the definition of the Bluetooth Error Numbers. For example they might appear in logcat output as: 09-16 07:38:50.896 V/BluetoothSocket.cpp( 8809): ...accept(69, RFCOMM) = -1 ...
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Using Bluetooth headset for voice calling on Nexus 4 Stock

I know that people over the net have reported that they were able to place a voice call using one of their Bluetooth headsets. I have a Sony Ericcsson HBH-DS970 headset which pairs with my Nexus ...
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AT&T Samsung Galaxy Skyrocket running jellybean update, Voice Dialer issues with BlueAnt

I upgraded my phone using KIES through a USB connection and now when ever I try to use my BlueAnt Q2 bluetooth headset it starts the new Voice Dialler that just doesn't work at all. Can't recognize a ...
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How do I send Bluetooth audio from the Stereo (A2DP) to Headset (HSP) profile?

I have a stereo Bluetooth headset. When paired and connected, both the Phone and Media profiles are supported. I can hear Google Maps Navigation voice directions in the headset. However, if I ...
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Voice Control for Android 2.1

I have a Bluetooth speakerphone for my car (BlueAnt). It uses a phone's built in voice control. When I try to use it, it says that voice control is not supported by my phone (AT&T Samsung ...