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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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How to fix Bluetooth disconnecting frequently?

I have a Nokia 6 with Android 8.1.0 and a Bose QC35 II headset. It has recently started disconnecting frequently, from approximately every 10 seconds to every two minutes or so, seemingly getting more ...
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Bluetooth audio devices priority

I have the google pixel 2xl and use Bluetooth headphones for audio. While using the headphones with audio playing, when I start my car my phone's audio switches to the car's stereo from the headphones....
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Can't hear from bluetooth after receiving phone call

I'm writing a project that is related to connect bluetooth headset. I meet the following problem: I have 2 mobile A and B. A calls B throught IP (Connect blueooth headset to A). A is received phone ...
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Low bluetooth volume on Xiaomi A1

I have a "Zoeetree S5 Bluetooth Speaker", which has an acceptable maximum volume when controlled by a OnePlus X or a Samsung S8+. However from a Xiaomi A1, the maximum volume is way too quiet. How ...
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Bluetooth CSR8510 not connecting to multiple BLE devices

On my oDroid XU4 (Android 7.1.2) I'm using the Hardkernel Bluetooth CSR 4.0 USB dongle, this has the chipset CSR8510. It has some strange behaviour. I want to connect 4 BLE devices, however, it is ...
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How do I automate a specific action via a physical button?

Simplified question: How can I send my location via Telegram with a physical button? On iPhones this would be simple. When jailbroken, you can define any custom action you want for any physical ...
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How do I specify a different PIN than 0000 when pairing a bluetooth device on android 4.2.2

I'm trying to pair with a 2011 car and the PIN is 1234, when I try to pair with my phone it says incorrect PIN. How do I specify a different PIN than 0000 when pairing a bluetooth device on android 7....
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Soft keyboard sticks and can't be minimised when using Bluetooth keyboard

When using my logitech k480 Bluetooth keyboard alongside the onscreen soft keyboard the soft keyboard frequenty gets stuck on screen and will not be minimised. The keyboard arbitrarily overlays my ...
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Google Maps audio glitches while playing other audio

I like to listen to audiobooks while I'm driving and so I'll use Audible sometimes in conjunction with Google maps (or even Waze) and the audio glitches horribly. This used to happen to me on my old ...
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OnePlus 5 Bluetooth issue

I resolved Bluetooth Device calling issue by clearing Bluetooth cache.But now I have to clear Bluetooth cache everytime I connect my device for calling to work.How can I make the fix permanent?
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Why so many connected system apps?

When browsing through my list of apps on my LG android phone. I see that in the setting for certain apps like calendar, and Bluetooth, in the battery or data section , it shows other associated or ...
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To use notebook use my smartphone through of cable or by bluetooth [duplicate]

Exists some app that me provide the possibility of write a text in the my notebook use my smartphone through of cable or by bluetooth? So a way to make my smartphone a bluetooth keyboard ...
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How to turn WiFi off/on when in/out a car?

My phone WiFi connects automatically to hotspots (of my cable provider) which is very convenient except when I'm driving (where connections are disrupted all the time). Is there an easy way to ...
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Android phone headset or bluetooth headset as Lavalier mic

Is it possible to use my Android phone with a Bluetooth headset as a Lavalier wireless mic? That is by connecting a Bluetooth headset to the Android phone via Bluetooth and the Phone to the Amplifier ...
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How can I Share bluetooth connections between users on a device?

We have a Bluetooth selfie stick. When we change user profile, we have to set up Bluetooth again (which often doesn't work because the stick has the other connection..). Therefore I would like a ...
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Bluetooth keyboards is not switching languages properly

I just bought a cheap bluetooth keyboard to use it with my Huawei MediaPad M3 lite (Android 7.0). It works pretty fine but when I tried to change the language it does not work, i.e. it stay on English ...
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How google home and our smartphone get connected together to send WiFi password to google home?

As you all know in order to connect our google home devices we use a special google home app on our smartphone. But the questions is , suppose that app know the current WiFi password, how that ...
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Bad media sound quality when in a call

I have for a longer time period had some audio problems whenever I'm trying to listen to music or watch a video while in a call. It only happens when I'm on my phone and connected to my Bluetooth ...
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Parse passkey while bluetooth pairing request

I would like to know if there is a way to parse the passkey which appears on device while there is a bluetooth pairing request from another device. Maybe with some adb commands ? Or with an app, which ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to send mail in Google Inbox?

I often use a bluetooth keyboard with my tablet and use keyboard shortcuts everywhere. In the Gmail app and in the web versions of both gmail and inbox, the shortcut to send a mail you're writing is ...
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Android phone Bluetooth connection with Android head unit keeps dropping

I recently bought a used car and it has a (relatively new) Android head unit (i.e., the main radio unit is an Android tablet). The head unit itself is pretty slow and reflective in daylight so I want ...
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Using audio and mic from device used to answer phone

I have 2 bluetooth devices: 1. Wristband - which can also act as an earpiece 2. Bluetooth earphones with a mic. My wristband is always connected via bluetooth to my device, and my ear phones are ...
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How do I reliably access my music library in Google Play music from my car's bluetooth system

i have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and 2015 Mazda. In general, access my music via bluetooth in my car works much better when I disable Google PLay Music and only use the native music app. However, I would ...
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Make Google voice / assistant listen always when ear buds connected?

My bluetooth earbuds on my Android S7 phone do not have a button to activate Google Voice Assistant for things like note to self Etc. If the phone screen is on Google Voice is always listening. How ...
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disable bluetooth popup

Coming from an iphone, I now have the samsung a6. Used to the way the iphone works when it comes to enabling bluetooth, my experience so far is somewhat less positive. Each time I enable bluetooth, ...
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Default call audio output when connected to bluetooth device for outgoing calls

I am having trouble setting the default call audio output when connected to a bluetooth device (my car) for outgoing calls. Currently, I have to switch manually to bluetooth output for every call I ...
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Bluetooth version for Moto G3

I have a Moto G3 phone and need to purchase a Bluetooth speaker for my car. I want the Motorola Roadster 2 TZ700, which indicates it uses Bluetooth v2.1. My phone uses Android 5.1.1. I have ...
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File transfer works only with specified suffixes

No problems to transfer files with some extensions like .jpg via bluetooth. But for files with majority of other suffixes (e. g. .avi, .apk) I have first rename them, then transfer them and finally ...
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How can I use a bluetooth controller to skip back/forward a video 5/10 seconds?

I've been trying to find an application that will skip a video backwards 5/10 seconds when I press a button on a bluetooth remote and maybe even save a bookmark to a list of bookmarks when I double ...
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S8 sound control [duplicate]

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and when I have no music on the use they're separate sound but when I play music on the device they sync to the phone and control the volume of themselves and the ...
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bluetooth and wired headphones at the same time

When travelling, sometimes my girlfriend and I like to watch tv shows or movies together on my phone. I have bluetooth headphones and she has wired. Only one set of headphones can get the audio at ...
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PS4 Controller and Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Just recently, I got myself a new tablet and I wanted to play my emulator games or other apps that are compatible with the PS4 Controller. I did the steps to connect the controller and was successful ...
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How to configure bluebooth dialing behavoir?

I connect a Bluetooth earpiece to my Android phone to allow me to receive calls when driving. By accident, I discovered that if I quickly press the button on my earpiece twice, the phone will ...
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Recent bluetooth signal strength drop

I used to walk out of my apartment, walk down three floors and across the parking lot before my Bluetooth signal disconnected. Now I have to hold the phone at chest level or sound starts to stutter if ...
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What percentage of Android devices have BLE support?

Just asking for a bit of data, as I couldn't find it anywhere. Useful to know whether to develop for BLE or Bluetooth. How about percentage over time as well?
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No sound with Media audio via Bluetooth

I have a BT car audio system which worked for both media playback and phone calls with my old Android 4.4 phone (Wiko Sunset). I was able to listen to music via BT, the car would display the Artist/...
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Permanently mute media (non-bluetooth) volume or control (with app?) media volume while connected to bluetooth

Phone: Galaxy S8 Problem: I use Bluetooth headphones all the time, I adjust volume with them or on the phone, but once I disconnect the media volume on the phone is no longer muted (or at low volume) ...
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Possible to Obtain Active Bluetooth Connection Details? Protocol version? Profile? Codec?

Is it possible to obtain details about an active bluetooth connection in Android? Protocol version is what I most want to know, such as if a bluetooth 5.0 peripheral is connecting to the device ...
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Pixel 2 Bluetooth 5 Long Range Support

Does the Pixel 2 support the 4X Long Range Mode of Bluetooth 5? If not, which smartphones currently support the Bluetooth 5 Long Range Mode?
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How do I connect a Dualshock 4 contorller to an Android 7 tablet for use as a mouse/keyboard?

I have a Samsung tablet with Android 7.0 and I was able to pair my Dualshock 4 gamepad by holding together Share+PS buttons and adding it in the bluetooth devices menu. But it doesn't do anything ...
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Locating a bluetooth device in a room

There is a bluetooth device out of sight in a room that is paired to my Android smartphone, and I can connect to it when I am close by. (It is a muted audio device.) Are there any methods to locate ...
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Control Phone set volume through Bluetooth device

I am stuck with a problem and I need your help please. For some reason I need to use my bluetooth earpiece to be able to control the phone volume. I have also found that the earpiece can control ...
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How do I get the shift key to work on my bluetooth keyboard with a Kindle Fire?

I recently picked up a 3rd generation Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Seems pretty decent so far except for one weird problem: I have a Bastron Bluetooth keyboard and the shift key, when connected to the ...
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Android stream playlist on Bluetooth like iPhone/iPod

I both Tune2Air WMA3000a Bluetooth to stream music from my phone (SGS7 EDGE) to car (RNSE Led + AMI). Unfortunately during music stream on RNSE display I'm having something like this: https://www....
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Music played via Amazon Music app cannot be controlled by Pebble Music app

Many a times I use my Pebble time watch to control the music played on my smartphone. Pebble connects to Smartphone via Bluetooth. I use Pebble Music app to control the music played on my device. I ...
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Automatically accept bluetooth files

I am trying to automatically accept files from a computer to a tablet, so I don't have to press the "accept" or "reject" popup.
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Turn on Bluetooth remotely using the data connection (not SMS)

I want to sit in my sofa with my phone connected to the charger somewhere else and turn on Bluetooth. How can this be done? I usually have another Android phone, a computer or iOS-device around in the ...
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Bluetooth disconnects when starting to play music

I have a Jabra Move headset that has been working wonderfully for months. However, today it started having connection problems to my Motorola Moto Z: it connects and remains connected indefinitely, as ...
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How to zoom in and out using bluetooth mouse?

We zoom in and out using two fingers in an android app such as PDF viewer or map. If I use a bluetooth mouse, how can I do this? The wheel does not seem to work for this purpose.
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Apps not recognizing Bluetooth presence (especially the mic)

I have a good BT headset. It pairs without issue to my phone which has stock Android 7.0. Audio plays fine through the BT headset but for some reason the mic function is not properly recognized. I ...