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 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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History of files sent over Bluetooth?

Does Android keep a history of the files sent via Bluetooth? I didn't see anything like that in the user interface (there's a log of received files, but not sent ones), but maybe there's a hidden log ...
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How to use an Android device as bluetooth USB dongle?

Is there a way to use my android device as a bluetooth USB dongle without rooting it?
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Play Songs from Laptop to Phone

This is since a big issue that I wanna play songs from my laptop to my phone via bluetooth. But the only solution I find that is play songs from mobile to laptop speakers.. but I want the opposite ...
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What are the Bluetooth profiles supported by the Nexus 7 (KitKat)?

I would think this is a simple question, but I am not finding the answer after searching. What are the Bluetooth profiles supported by KitKat on the Nexus 7?
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Bluetooth keyboard pairs but does not appear as an input device?

I purchased a bluetooth keyboard to use with my lenovo ideatab a2107 which runs android 4.0.3. The specific keyboard is the: AnkerĀ® Ultra Slim Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for iPad Mini, iPad 4, New ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't re-pair to my Galaxy Note 10.1

I bought a Bluetooth keyboard and it worked beautifully for 2 days. I then unpaired it to use on my friend's tablet and it worked amazingly well on hers as well. When I went to re-pair the keyboard to ...
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bluetooth dongle support for ubislate 9ci android tablet

I am new to this forum. I purchased a new tablet Datawind Ubislate 9ci. It is a 9 inch no-bluetooth tablet. Details: Android 4.1.1 Rock chip RK2928 KERNEL linux version 3.0.36+ I want to ...
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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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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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My bluetooth headphone's play button always launches Google Music even after pausing my podcast player

I have a nexus 4 and am using Listen Up as my podcast player. If I'm listening to a podcast and pause with my bluetooth headset if I don't start playing it within like 30 seconds when I hit the play ...
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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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No Bluetooth option using Lenovo a269i

I'm an android first timer, who bought a Lenovo a269i. Lenovo's site states that it has bluetooth, http://shopap.lenovo.com/in/en/smartphones/a-series/a269i/ and plenty others in Internet do so too. ...
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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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Sharing via bluetooth disappeared?

I don't know when it actually went missing since I haven't had a use for bluetooth transfers lately. But when I recently tried to share an image to a friend via bluetooth, I found that the option ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can't pair with Bluetooth keyboard after update to 4.2.2

Updated last night. Tablet can't find the keyboard when Bluetooth is turned on and tablet is visible. This is the keyboard that came with the tablet in the student edition. I can't find anyone with ...
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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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Record video with external bluetooth mic (ie headset)

Can you record a video with the built-in camera while using a bluetooth audio source? Specifically, a standard bluetooth headset. I know that you can record audio from the bluetooth headset using an ...
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Send SMS from PC through Bluetooth

I have an HTC Amaze with Android 2.3. Is any way I can send and receive messages on my PC via Bluetooth to my phone? I tried to connect with MyPhoneExplorer app, but its does not support HTC Amaze.
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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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Problem pairing again Nexus 5 with Alpine car stereo

I had my Alpine radio paired and working with my nexus 5. Then someone unpaired the device on my phone when they wanted to pair it to a different bluetooth device. Apparently the Alpine phone ...
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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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Control phone on MacBook Pro via bluetooth?

I'd like to control my Galaxy Nexus via my Macbook Pro via VPN (Virtual Private Network). Since connecting the Galaxy Nexus to an Adhoc, WiFi created by the MacBook Pro doesn't work. That's why I'd ...
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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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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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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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Widget for bluetooth connection?

Is there any way to make a shortcut for the following three-step process: Select settings Select bluetooth Connect to the bluetooth device (a sound box) I want to connect to? I'd like to be able ...
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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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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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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 pair ICS phone with other device that has no Bluetooth PIN

I have a Galaxy S3 i9300 running ICS Cyanogenmod and I am trying to pair it with a Bluetooth device that has no PIN - a Wii Balance board. The balance board does not have a PIN, however whenever I ...
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Bluetooth keyboard connection settings

I installed a system update and it changed how the device works when connecting a bluetooth scanner. The tablets I am using are Nexus 7 (the new one released in 2013). They are all identical ...
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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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Reverse Tethering Android (Galaxy S3) to Windows 7 via Bluetooth

how can I reverse tether via Bluetooth from Android (Galaxy S3) to Windows 7 PC (preferably un-rooted)? I know there are solutions for WiFi and USB. Booth are not useful for me. I can build a ...
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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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APK via bluetooth

I recently bought a Nexus 5. I tried to send an .apk (via bluetooth) from my mobile to other mobile. Its working fine and I installed the app on other mobile. But when I tried to send the same .apk ...
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Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone

Hi need to know How do we Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop PC to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone? Please advice step by step solution and Thanks in advance. When I was raising this ...
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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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Browsing Jelly Bean 4.3 filesystem via bluetooth?

Is there a way I can browse my 4.3 tablet via a bluetooth connection? My (Ubuntu) laptop's bluetooth manager has a "Browse Device..." option, but it is grayed out. Is there a way I can enable it?
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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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Does Bluetooth tethering not work, or am I doing it wrong?

I carry two Android devices: my Nexus S phone, and a Nexus 7 tablet (both running Android 4.1 "Jellybean"). The tablet has Wi-Fi, but no cellular radio; so in order to use the Internet with it when ...
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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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Can we connect external Bluetooth Dongle in Android Tablet?

For my survey I want to attach an external USB Bluetooth Dongle to an Android Tablet. Actually I want better range of the bluetooth, so I will use an antenna for the external bluetooth. I want to know ...