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Questions tagged [bluetooth]

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 get a driver for my BT v4 adapter to the Android 8.0 and above?

Here's my issue: I have an Red-mi Note 5 Pro and Android 8.0. I bought a Mode-Com Bluetooth speaker and Bluetooth V4. I also bought an Ultron UBA-140 nano USB Adaptor to use with my Android but it ...
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Bluetooth priority in calls: smart watch vs headset?

I have a Galaxy S4 running 5.0.2. I currently use an LG Tone headset. I am considering getting a smart watch (probably the Samsung Gear S2 or similar). I think I want the one without its own cellular ...
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USB Bluetooth Dongle is not use in Android Oreo OS [closed]

I am using USB Bluetooth Dongle. I am trying to connect with my Android phone (Android version 8.0). But, it is not connect with any android phone with Android Oreo OS. Please give suggestion what I ...
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How can I broadcast audio to another Android device nearby?

I tried RTSP server over LAN but there is too much delay. Is there any more efficient way to achieve this?
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How to line in 1/8in cable on Samsung Galaxy 7

So, my end goal is this: I want to take audio input from a 3.5mm audio cable, which is outputting sound, send it through the headphone plug into a phone, and transmit to a pair of bluetooth headphones....
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Display lighting up when using Bluetooth Remote

When controlling my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy A3 2017) via a Bluetooth remote, eg. when listening to music in my car and pressing the volume or back/forward buttons, the screen lights up brightly for ...
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Bluetooth: one device for input and one for output

Good morning everyone! I am wondering, is it possible on Android 9 to use a Bluetooth headset as voice input and a Bluetooth speaker as output at the same time? Context: I need to run my voice ...
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Send data via Bluetooth to Serial

I have an application running on Win that the JavaScript would capture the string from a webpage and wake up the cmd, cmd would have the parameter as below. bridgetool.exe -c serial -p com1: -b ...
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How to put bluetooth prompt on notification bar when receiving files [incoming file no option to select yes or no]?

Okay, I'm not sure how to phrase this question but what I am trying to achieve is to have a bluetooth transfer prompt right on the notification shade instead of having to pull down, then tap on the ...
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How can I transfer files between my computer and my android phone via Bluetooth

I'm wondering if there is a way I can transfer files to my computer from my android phone and vice versa via Bluetooth easily. The type of data I would be transferring would be small txt or json files....
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Play music on Bluetooth speaker and Youtube on internal

I want to play music in the background over my Bluetooth speaker and use my phone at the same time for other apps playing audio (like Youtube) that are supposed to use the phones internal speaker. Is ...
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Bluetooth headphones volume button as camera shutter?

In the camera of my S9+ I can use the volume buttons on the phone to take pictures. I can also use the 3.5mm headphones media buttons as a shutter for the camera. However, with my bluetooth Marshall ...
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Sony Xperia XZ Premium goes out of silent mode when connecting to Bluetooth

I have my phone set to silent (vibrate) mode and have noticed that when I connect to a bluetooth device, the phone 'exits' silent mode and the ringer volume is enabled again. This is especially ...
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Bluetooth constantly trying to pair

I have a moto Z running android 8. I have run into a problem where it is constantly trying to pair with a device that isn't present. Like every 30 seconds or so I get a message that "pairing with ...
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How to show Bluetooth device battery percentage in Oppo F1s?

How to show F&D 202 Bluetooth earphone's battery percentage in my Oppo F1s device running on Android 5.1 Lollipop?
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Automatically change wifi and bluetooth MAC address

I recently learned that it's quite easy to track people with their wifi MAC address and Bluetooth address in stores, etc. I was wondering if there are any drawbacks of changing these addresses ...
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WiFi Disconnect also disconnects Bluetooth

I have a new problem that has started in the last few weeks that's been getting more and more annoying. I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 with Android 7.0. It seems now whenever there's some momentary ...
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Can I use android tablet as a handsfree or headset bluetooth device profile ? Status in 2018

This question is a duplicate of this thread from 2011. I am asking because I suspect android may have been subject to an update or two since then. My use case is Old car with aux input Tablet ...
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Bluetooth signal strength bug with my stereo's car

i have problem with xiaomi mi a1 and bluetooth radio of ford fiesta car. I connected an Android phone to a vehicle via bluetooth to make/receive calls. Connecting the device via bluetooth was ...
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Bluetooth file transfer limited to specific file extensions?

I send and receive files via Bluetooth with names that end with zip and txt, but not apk or dmp. Android Nougat
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Bluetooth keeps turning on by itself - Is there a way to determine why?

I saw similar questions but there was no generic answer to the issue. Is there a way to determine what is turning my BT ON? I don't have rooted phone (but can ADB) I got Samsung Galaxy S5 with ...
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USB Flash Drive is not recognised on Android phone

I bought the Wansenda S100 OTG USB Flash Drive 32GB USB 2.0 For Android Devices/PC/Tablet/Mac with the intention to load MP3 music on it and play it on my android phone. When I insert the flash ...
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Enable Bluetooth PAN profile from Application

I am trying to connect an IoT device Im working on to the internet via an Android phone using Bluetooth (Classic, not BLE). After some research, it seems the "right" way to do this is using the ...
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Disable Bluetooth auto connect for specific devices

The info Android version: 8.1.0 Phone: BQ Aquaris X Pro. The phone ships with almost-stock Android. I am using Nova Launcher (not sure if important) The situation I have a Bluetooth headset on my ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...