I wonder how I can get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone. I use Pixel 6 + Android 12.

Example of list of Bluetooth devices that are accessible by my Android phone:

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When a given device (e.g., "TV") disappears from the list, I'd like to receive a notification.

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    You'll notice when a connected device is no longer available. To have notification for devices that were in range and no longer are isn't possible. There never was a provision for such event. Just imagine the nightmare it would be if it happened for each device you come in contact briefly in any given day. Commented Feb 4, 2023 at 5:35
  • @ChanganAuto thanks, in my case, I'm just looking for a way to get notified for just a single Bluetooth device (not all Bluetooth device). Commented Feb 4, 2023 at 5:48
  • @ChanganAuto it is possible to create an app which can periodically scan nearby Bluetooth devices or only user-defined Bluetooth devices, and alert the user if a device is longer available since the last periodic scan. See docs: developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth/…
    – Firelord
    Commented Feb 4, 2023 at 19:26
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    @FranckDernoncourt Tasker has BT_NEAR profile/trigger option. If you have Tasker already or if you can give it a go to its trial version than that profile/trigger might solve the problem for you. You'll have to adjust the timings at which to run a periodic scan, and than as an action for that profile you can setup a simple notification as an event reminder.
    – Firelord
    Commented Feb 4, 2023 at 19:39
  • @Firelord Yes, you can program almost anything in software. Commented Feb 4, 2023 at 22:25

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This can be done using Android App Tasker. Here is a link: Tasker: Run a task when a specific bluetooth device loses connection

Note: If you haven't used Tasker before, it is powerful, but it has a pretty steep learning curve.

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    Hi. OP's question is about whether a given BT device is within discoverable range or not (that's what Available Devices list shows us). If it is not within discoverable range at any point in time than OP should be notified. The linked Q&A does not help with that.
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    Commented Feb 4, 2023 at 19:28
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