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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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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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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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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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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Can I use an old phone as a bluetooth headset and dialer?

I'd like to use one of the new 7" tablets that will have cell service as a phone. I would like to leave it in my backpack and use something smaller to send and receive calls. I think I should 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 ...
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How do I move past the ICS lock screen using a bluetooth keyboard?

How do I move past the ICS lock screen using a bluetooth keyboard? Or, alternately, what happens to the keystrokes I type while the lock screen is active? They're different versions of the same ...
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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 to use a Bluetooth output sound while there is a Digital TV receiver connected to the phone jack?

I cannot find a way to get this to work properly. I want to connect my Android phone with Digital TV to my car's Bluetooth receiver. The TV's signal is boosted with an antenna connected to the phone ...
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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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There is inconsistency in connection from Android phone to Windows 7 64 bit PC

There are problems transferring files between my laptop and my phone. The symptoms I encountered are strange and I hope for a comprehensive explanation and solution to the problem Background: ...
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bluetooth headset to phone

I want to forward all sound from a bluetooth headset's microphone to the phone's stereo -- so the sound that you will hear from your phone will be the same as the input of the bluetooth headset's ...
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Apple Keyboard and Magic Trackpad on Nexus S

I got inspired by the Apple Keyboard and Magic Trackpad on Nexus 7 video, but until I'll get my hands on a Nexus 7, I'm still proud of my good old Nexus S. Now, I did turn on my Bluetooth, put both ...
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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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Does the Bluetooth/Google Now “Initializing” bug exist on Razr Maxx HD?

There is a pretty severe, widespread Android Jellybean bug that causes Google Now voice search to not work over bluetooth audio (it gets stuck saying "Initializing"). I've personally dealt with this ...
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Streaming Songs as Alarms on my Nexus One to Bluetooth Speakers

I know there are several apps available that allow the user to utilize .mp3 files/songs as an alarm. So when the alarm is triggered, the selected song/playlist starts to play. I'm also aware that if ...
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Pros and cons of various in-car hands-free solutions [closed]

What would be pros and cons of headsets versus speaker phones for in-car hands-free phone operation? Are there other solutions as well? Are features such as reading and dictating text-messages come ...
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How to limit the synchronized contacts to “My Contacts” on a Galaxy Note?

I have a problem with my Galaxy Note II (Android 4.1.1) when synchronizing the contacts I have on the phone via Bluetooth with my car. I believe this is some limitation of the number of contacts (or ...
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Bluetooth PAN issue

I have to setup the bluetooth PAN on my development board. On my device most of the functions working fine -- but PAN is having problem. I am tring to set up Static IP for my board , which will be a ...
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Control bluetooth volume on phone?

Seems like the volume control button on my bluetooth headset is broken, is there any way to change the bluetooth volume directly on the phone? I am on Android 4.1.2, just in case it's relevant. I ...
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how easy is it switch between bluetooth speakers on nexus 7

If I buy a Nexus 7 and two good bluetooth speakers, can you pair with both at the same time? Or if you have to switch between them, can that be done really really easily? I'm looking to avoid ...
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How to pair Apple Wireless keyboard with Android 2.3.5 -phone and iPad?

I use the Apple Wireless -keyboard. I want to be able to write with only one keyboard: control with it things such as iPad and my Android -phone. I tried BlueKeyboard JP here but I was unable to get ...
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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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Can I use a Bluetooth dongle in my Android Tablet?

I have an Android tablet running on ICS but unfortunately it doesn't have Bluetooth. Can I use a Bluetooth dongle with it so that I can transfer my files between my phone and tablet?
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how to access A2DP profile on Thunderbolt

I just purchased LG HBS-700 headset. I would like to know how to access the A2DP profile on my HTC Thunderbolt so I can pair my listening device and my Thunderbolt to my headset. Does anyone know how? ...
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ICS Bluetooth Losing Connectivity

I have a Galaxy S2 Skyrocket on AT&T that is currently running Nexus ICS Zero Build 2 Rev.12. I've been trying to pair the phone with my car. It will initially connect, but when I try to either ...
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Configure my Droid 4 to AutoConnect via Bluetooth to my PC?

I have paired my Droid 4 with my Windows 7 Professional x64 PC. However, whenever I turn Bluetooth on, on my phone, it fails to auto-connect to the PC. It says the following when I look at the ...
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Bluetooth audio streaming issues with Droid X

When I stream audio from my Droid X via bluetooth, the playback is very stuttered. The audio skips approximately every 30 seconds to a minute. Each skip lasts about 0.5 to 1 seconds. This is the ...
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Connecting a Bluetooth keyboard with Google Nexus S Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) [closed]

What is the best way (if there is any) to connect a Bluetooth keyboard to a Google Nexus S with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) installed? There seems to be some applications that allow you to ...
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Control Bluetooth Transmit Power Levels [closed]

Is it possible to change the Bluetooth packet transmission power levels in Android? If so, can you provide some references? Thanks, ABA
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Bluetooth: A2DP stopped working

From one day to another it seems that A2DP stopped working for me. I used it to stream music from my phone to my car's stereo. Everything worked fine until yesterday. I didn't install or upgrade any ...
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How to work bluetooth with asus eeepad?

Odd question.. How do I get my bluetooth headset to handle the audio/mic for my tablet?
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Bluetooth headset doesn't play ringtone

I've paired Bluetooth headset Plantronics Explorer 390 with Android phone. I can set ringtone of incoming call on every contact. The issue is that any Android phone I've tested plays ringtone on ...
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HTC Desire - cannot turn Bluetooth on!

I was playing with Android Bluetooth API on HTC Desire. Bluetooth was working fine, then suddenly it stopped. Now I cannot turn it on, even manually from the Settings menu. Here is something from ...
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Connecting an optimus lg to an external keyboard?

Any recommendations for connecting an optimus lg to an external keyboard via the micro-usb or by other means? I saw similar but more general questions, and no easy solution and i was wondering if ...
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How can I pair Motorola CS3070 bluetooth barcode scanner with Nexus One?

I have a Motorola CS3070 bluetooth barcode scanner and a Nexus One. I followed Use a Bluetooth Barcode Scanner with Android - Nexus S & Motorola Symbol CS3070 Scanner, but I can't pair the scanner ...
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How can I directly, wirelessly copy files between Galaxy S3 and Ubuntu?

I would like to copy files between Galaxy S3 and Ubuntu without giving away too many privileges - just copying said file without any rooty system modifications (I want to keep the carrier-warranty ...
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What happens when bluetooth headphones run out of battery while playing music?

I have a Motorola Xoom 3G with Android 3.0 and use it with a bluetooth headset. I'd like to know what happens when the headphones run out of battery? Does the music just stop in the same way it does ...
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Can I connect Gamepad for Nexus Player on smartphone?

With the new gamepad for the Nexus Player that came out earlier this year, can we connect this gamepad to a smartphone like the Nexus 5 to play games or it only connects to the Nexus Player? It uses ...
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ParanoidAndroid can't make bluetooth call

I recently installed ParanoidAndroid onto my Note 2, and since then I can't make bluetooth calls from my car. It worked before with the stock ROM, so I know it's the phone that's the problem. It ...
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Tethering using bluetooth via Galaxy Nexus to Galaxy Tab 7(P1000) tablet

Here is the point there is a secured WiFi connection - which password I don't know - but there is an device - Galaxy Nexus smartphone which is already connected to that WiFi and my Galaxy Tab tablet. ...
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Does Bluetooth drain power when it's not in use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will constantly having Bluetooth on drain my battery too fast? When Bluetooth is turned on, but not in use, is it still draining power? If so, how much relative to it ...
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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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Can I use wifi or Bluetooth to get the same kind of connection to my phone that I can with USB?

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 4.4.2, and I also have a laptop and desktop computer, both running Ubuntu 14.04. In order to access or transfer files from phone to computer, I can ...
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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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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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How to download pictures from Google Nexus?

With T-Mobile myTouch 4G and T-Mobile's default Android 2.2, I can download the camera photos by pairing the phone with a computer through Bluetooth, and using an integrated file browser functionality ...
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Does sharing installed apps pose a risk of sharing personal data?

Let's say I install an app on my phone from the play store. Now I want to give this app to a friend. I use an app called File Commander to share an installed app via bluetooth. Will any settings or ...
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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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Is it possible to know how far away another phone is using bluetooth?

When connecting to another phone using bluetooth, is there any way to know how far away the other phone is (would be better if it can tell me the exact distance even though a estimated distance is ...