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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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

I have a Bluetooth headset (BlueBuds X) which uses a battery. I want to know its battery status directly from the phone. I've looked everywhere and I cannot find a solution that isn't a scam. Is it ...
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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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Why does Bluetooth scan take so much longer than Wifi?

Wifi scan takes about 1.2 seconds (100ms for each of the 12 channels) and Bluetooth scan takes 12 seconds (according to ...
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Cannot turn on Wifi or Bluetooth

I have a Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230, but for some reason it will not turn on WiFi or Bluetooth. The slider goes green for 2 seconds then turns itself off. I have Googled this problem and it would appear it ...
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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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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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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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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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Sony Live With The Walkman : Phone is restarting continuously

I have a problem with my Sony Live With The WalkMan phone, it has Android 4.0 (ICS) and was working well before last week, the problem started a week before when I tried turning on my phone's ...
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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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Using a phone as a game console- HDMI out and USB in simultaneously

I have a pico projector, which I use to display HDMI from my Galaxy S3 via an MHL cable. I recently learned that my phone (and most newer Android devices) can be controlled with USB gamepads, mouses, ...
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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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Find bluetooth version on Galaxy S3 running 4.3

Every answer I've found to this question says that under Settings -> About Phone, I should see Bluetooth Version listed. I don't even have About Phone. There's Settings -> More -> About Device, which ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace - HID Bluetooth Keyboard Connection?

I'm a newly arrived escapee from the iPhone Empire - I just got a Galaxy Ace and it seems better in all respects except one very important one for me... I used to use my iPhone to write / take notes ...
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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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Continuously getting “Bluetooth share stopped working” error

I have an HTC One running Android Revolution HD (ARHD), with Android 4.4.2, and I've been getting this error that says "Bluetooth share has stopped working". The problem is that I have no clue ...
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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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Note 4 unable to transfer contacts to car after resetting due to bad Lollipop update

I have a Verizon Note 4 and I was able to transfer my contacts after the Lollipop update to my car via bluetooth without issue. I had to reset my phone as the Lollipop update didn't install correctly ...
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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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How to use paired bluetooth device as Smart Lock trusted device?

I am interested in using my Nexus Player (or other bluetooth device) as a Smart Lock trusted device for my phone. My goal was to be able to unlock my device without needing my usual pin while sitting ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to simulate HC-06 bluetooth module communication with android device, if I don't have the module? [closed]

I would like to make an android application which would be able to communicate, through HC-06 bluetooth module, with PIC MCU. I haven't got the BT modules yet and I would like to prepare the android ...
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Bluetooth dongle support for Ubislate 9ci tablet

I purchased a new tablet Datawind Ubislate 9ci. It is a 9 inch no-bluetooth tablet. Details: Android 4.1.1 Rock chip RK2928 Linux kernel version 3.0.36+ I want to attach a Bluetooth ...
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Unable to connect to paired device

I have always been able to send photos from my LG800G to my Samsung Tab 4. I want to send music from the tab to the phone. The LG800G is listed under "Paired devices" on the tab. My phone has my ...
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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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Windows 7 Driver for Bluetooth on LG G3

I tried today to connect my LG G3 phone to my PC running Windows 7 64 bits, via bluetooth. I could not find any fitting bluetooth driver anywhere: neither on windows update or LG.com, nor on any other ...
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Streaming movie from Galaxy S5 to TV, through laptop?

Summary: I want to stream Google Play movie from Android to HDMI/VGA/Composite TV, possibly through laptop. I have no idea whether it's possible or not but I'd really love some insight from some more ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard won't automatically connect

I have a Logitech k810 Bluetooth keyboard, which can switch between 3 devices with corresponding buttons. I have it paired with my Windows 7 laptop, a Tablet, and an HTC Rezound with Andorid 4.0.3. I ...
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Is it possible to direct all audio 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 earphone; it ...
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Bluetooth AVRCP only device [closed]

Is there a Bluetooth device I can use with my Android phone which has nothing more than previous, play/pause, and next track buttons? There are many AVRCP Bluetooth devices, but they are all also ...
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How to set up a network connection between Android phone and Windows PC without Internet

Is it possible to connect my Android phone (Galaxy S3) directly to my Windows (7) PC in such a way that I can make network connections to the PC from the phone, without a pre-existing WiFi network? ...
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How do I connect a Wii Balance Board to Android via Bluetooth?

Cue the "I've tried nothing and I'm out of ideas"... What do I want?: I want to make a Unity game for Android using the Wii Balance Board as a controller. What have I researched?: The Wii ...
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How to authorize a device to share files through bluetooth without having to touch accept everytime

I'm using Android 'KitKat' 4.4.2. Gingerbread have this feature, why was it removed in kitkat??? Do I have to install a third party bluetooth file transfer app for this?
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Bluetooth-only APP connection to a TTL-USB cable - best method?

I have a serial device that can be connected via a TTL-USB cable. I have a working Android app to monitor and control that device but that App only uses Bluetooth connections. Now I may use a ...
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How to use Smart Lock and Bluetooth in Lollipop?

I have added my computer as Trusted device. But my phone won't connect to my computer unless I am transferring files to it. How do I set so the phone is always connected to my computer?
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Why does bluetooth headset auto dial a number when I press the button

After I have paired a bluetooth headset, if I press the call button on the headset it automatically calls one particular number? Why does this happen? I would have thought it should bring up the ...
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Discover version of Bluetooth

How can I know what's the Bluetooth version of my Android device?
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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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using ab shutter to click on cardboard

I bought the cardboard from china and it came without the magnets. Anyways it seems a waste to get this cool tech and have to get ur hand all tge way there just to click. I have a selfie stick with an ...
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How to pair bluetooth device without pin?

Android requires something to be entered in PIN field to enable OK button. Device requires that nothing is entered in PIN field to successfully pair (works on Windows). Any solutions? P.S. the more ...
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Bluetooth keyboard - screen & autopredict

I use logitech bluetooth illuminated keyboard k810 on my OnePlus One phone running Cyanogenmod. Two issues I want the screen to be constantly on when the keyboard is connected. Or at least disappear ...
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Use bluetooth keyboard with a different layout?

I'm Italian, so I use italian language on my tablet (note 10.1), but I have also a bluetooth keyboard with english layout that I use to write little snippets of programmes, the problem is that I don't ...
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Bluetooth headset as hearing aid

Can I use a bone conducting headset with my Android phone as a hearing aid? I can't seem to find anything online about this.
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hands-free dialling does not initiate call

When I use voice dialling (spoken command 'call [name]') on my bluetooth headset or my android wear watch, the name is recognised but instead of calling the number, the stock phone app only shows the ...
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Any Android phones that don't support Bluetooth? [closed]

Does anyone know of any current Android phones that do not have Bluetooth? We are trying to test our application on phones that do and don't support Bluetooth, but having a tough time finding any ...