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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POCO X3 Pro - Bluetooth stays on

Recently aquired a POCO X3 Pro. Problem is, I disable bluetooth (to conserve battery), however, after a reboot, bluetooth is enabled again. It says that Google Play Services turned it on. Any ideas ...
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How can I disable the OPP and OBEX Bluetooth services altogether?

My device is Android 11 and rooted. I want the file transferring from my device or to my device to be disabled permanently, but still be able to connect it to a headphone. How to achieve this?
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Redirect MIDI bluetooth input as MIDI usb

I have a digital keyboard which can be connected to android via bluetooth (MIDI). The problem is that the android applications only recognize usb midi connection (wire). Is it technically possible to ...
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Voice typing is not working when talking onto Bletooth headset

I'm trying to use the "Google Voice Typing" and Gboard dictation, both works fine. However if I'm using my Bluetooth headset neither of them can recognise any words. Only if I hold the phone ...
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How can I configure Do Not Disturb so calls don't interrupt a Teams meeting!

When I'm connected to a Bluetooth headset, it seems Do Not Disturb is meaningless. I turn it on (sometimes allowing Starred Contacts to interrupt, sometimes none) and put on my earbuds to work, ...
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Bluetooth does not auto-connect to vehicle after update to android 11

After updating a OnePlus 6 device to Android 11, I noticed that the bluetooth, when turned on, does not automatically connect to the car, but I have to select it manually. I don't find any option to ...
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Whatsapp doesn't detect bluetooth headphones

I've an old phone Xiaomi Redmi3s prime (Android 6.0.1, MIUI 10.2) that I use as a desk-dock for meetings as an extra device which has its own WhatsApp. The problem is it just doesn't detect any ...
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How To Send Text Message With BlueTooth Keyboard, Instead Of Starting New Line? [duplicate]

I'm not just talking about sending in Whatsapp. I'm talking about the native texting system for andriod phones. I have a MX Key, and for some odd reason. No matter what I do, I can't get "enter&...
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"Phone calls", "Media audio", "Contact sharing" option missing in Bluetooth settings

I have a Samsung phone. "Phone calls", "Media audio", "Contact sharing" options are missing in Bluetooth settings. There's only a toggle for "Audio". Any idea ...
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Could I use a Bluetooth keychain (tracker) to track how many times a day an animal comes to eat on its food bowl (where I put a cellphone)?

I am researching wildlife rehabilitation and I would like to count how many times a day a released animal comes to eat on a food bowl left in the woods. To do this, I am wondering if I could mark the ...
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how to reroute android audio via bluetooth/DECT

I'm trying to reroute the audio from an android device to a DECT base (like jabra, plantronics, etc). I envision two ways and I cannot workout any of those: reroute all audio (mic and loudspeaker) of ...
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Why is my android device rebooting after connected to bluetooth?

I have a Samsung Galaxy M11 wich after i connect it to bluetooth and trying to play audio on PC immediatelly restarts.This happens after i've made some software updates.First i updated the soft while ...
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Battery level to output via Bluetooth for external control

Is there any device to read the phones battery level ; lets say 10 % to 90% to trigger a signal out over blue tooth; some apps haves control; like sonoff; for wifi control but I want to trigger ...
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MK7 VW GTI (2015) unable to receive metadata over bluetooth

When using Bluetooth audio in my mark7 VW GTI with my Pixel 3 on Android 11 the GTI can no longer receive any metadata other than the track positon. On-screen and steering-wheel controls that used to ...
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Why does my Bluetooth app keep turning itself on and how do I stop it?

I have an LG K51 Android phone. For approximately the last month, I have noticed that the Bluetooth app keeps turning on all by itself. I have read other answers and suggestions here. The issue I have ...
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manipulating character strings communicated over Bluetooth

I successfully installed a Bluetooth Keyboard Emulator for an Android device – it has keyboard and mouse control that works nicely. I wonder if there is a way to “break” the app to get access to the ...
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Could an emulation of Bluetooth Keyboard on a smartphone be made to access the Microsoft Bluetooth Keyboard driver of Windows 10?

As I was searching for means to connect a Bluetooth Keyboard to windows 10 It seemed that I just need to pair the keyboard to the notebook by selecting the Microsoft proper Bluetooth driver. When I ...
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OK button on Bluetooth pairing PIN popup only activates after at least 16 characters are entered

This is on a Samsung Galaxy S20e which came with Android 9 and was upgraded to 10. If I enter only 4 characters, the OK button remains inactive.
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Bluetooth Mouse Pointer Click Size

i hope to find an answer to something that bothers me a lot. playing a mobile game Orna (GPS based RPG) so i bought a bluetooth mouse for my tablet (Galaxy Tab A7) My problem is the app itself doenst ...
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Bluetooth Headset does not work with VoLTE

I have a strange situation where my Bluetooth headset does not work for (most) VoLTE calls. More specifically, I can perfectly hear the other end, while they are unable to hear me. Is there a way to ...
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How to fix : No audio tone when activating Google assistant on Bluetooth earbuds?

I'm using bluetooth earbuds with my Android phone. When I activate Google Assistant from the earbuds it often does not play the confirmation tone to let me know Google assistant is listening. If I ...
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Is it possible to feed sound from bluetooth source through phone to bluetooth headset?

We use 2 way radios for communication at work. It's often difficult to hear the radio over background noise, so I ordered a bluetooth adapter to plug into the radio to go to an earpiece so I can hear ...
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strange Bluetooth behaviour across different Android devices

one Sony bluetooth headset ( and that's not the only one there are some other branded ones as well with the same behaviour ) will perfectly connect to a mobile phone ( AT &T ) with both profiles (...
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What is the difference between "Improve accuracy" and "Google Location Accuracy" settings?

After visiting the location settings we see two similar options, both mentioning improving the location accuracy using WiFi and Bluetooth. The "Improve accuracy" option is part of the system ...
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Is possible to see battery status of a bluetooth audio device if is not used for calls?

I have bluetooth audio receiver which shows its battery level in Bluetooth settings. But when I disable Phone calls for this device, can't see battery level anymore. It's even possible to see it ...
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Can't connect Cowin E7 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones to my Samsung Galaxy S8+

I received a pair of Cowin E7 noise cancelling headphones as a gift from my father. I tried to connect them to my Samsung Galaxy S8+ through Bluetooth but when I do I get a "Enter pin" ...
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How can I play zoom and youtube simultaneously with Bluetooth without disconnecting from device?

I want to play Youtube and zoom simultaneously without disconnecting from the audio?
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How does Audio metadata works?

I have an Android device on which I want to pair phone/laptop and play songs: When I pair my phone and I play a song, the song's metadata is displayed on the Android device. When I pair my laptop to ...
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Disable bluetooth tethering

Root OnePlus 5t, android 10 hello, I know deleting 'wpa_supplicant' can disable the Wifi hostapd - disable the Hotspot which file will disable the bluetooth tethering (bluetooth hotspot)?
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Output audio from mic on bluetooth headset to phone speaker

I want to get audio from the mic on a bluetooth headset, send it to the connected phone, and play it on the phone speakers. I'm aware there are different profiles and protocols to be used, but I'm ...
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ANDROID apps installed on my phone without my permission- i think my flatmate is controlling my phone?

Can someone you live with install android permissions to your apps on your phone and control your phone. Strange things are happening on my phone and I can't change permissions on apps and other apps ...
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Fine Bluetooth Volume Control

I connect my Pixel 3 to JBL Flip 4 via bluetooth. The volume rocker buttons don't increment the volume in equal installments, which is very noticeable at the lower volume range. I installed the ...
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Bluetooth headphone volume buttons make big steps

When I change music volume using the volume buttons on my bluetooth headphones, each click moves the volume 2 or 3 volume steps (compared to when I change volume using the volume buttons on my phone ...
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Background ble scan in one plus

We are trying to build an app which scan nearby Bluetooth devices and shows on the UI, we also have event listener which detects whenever location or bluetooth state is changed and accordingly we ...
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Can 2 smartphones comunicate with each other over bluetooth if bluetooth is turned off?

Such a situation:2 smartphones have the same app and they are in the same bluetooth range. Can the app detect proximity between 2 devices over bluetooth if bluetooth is turned off on 2 devices
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Why did my WiFi, bluetooth and hotspot stop working all of a sudden?

I had this very awkward experience, today. My Samsung Galaxy A10s running Android 10 has ran into some serious trouble. I am shocked to find that my Wi-Fi is not turning on, my bluetooth is frozen and ...
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How do I use Android Support for Hearing Aid (ASHA) on a capable phone?

I have been looking around for a demonstration of someone using the ASHA feature on an android phone, but a general google search only brings up ASHA feature being announced (from 2018) or something ...
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Turn bluetooth on when screen off and volume key is pressed

I would like to be able to toggle bluetooth on when phone screen is off (locked) and I press the volume up button, ideally twice (two quick presses). What options do I have to accomplish this on a ...
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How to use an android phone as a game pad for another phone?

So I have this game called eisenhorn xenos which has no touch screen controls it requires a controller but I don't have it at the moment is there any way to make my second phone act like a controller ...
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How do I stop streaming interrupted with Bluetooth pairing request?

New Sharp Aquos TV. Worked fine until today. I now get interrupted every 60 seconds with "Bluetooth paining request. I hit cancel, go back to show and wham, it happens again. It says device ...
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Turn off Bluetooth and WiFi on a Android TV

I just saw that you could turn off Bluetooth (and probably also WiFi?) on a Sony TV using Android OS. So I'm wondering whether this is true for any TV running on Android OS, or can this functionality ...
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Making a call Google Assistant by saying "Call Mom & Dad" shows "App is not installed."

I have an Android Head unit in my car running Android 8.1 It has Google Assistant and almost all of the voice commands I've tried work normally except for making calls with the command "call Mom ...
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Can an app find out if the Android phone it's running on supports Bluetooth 4.3 privacy extensions?

I need to find out if the phone my app is running on supports the BT 4.2 bluetooth privacy extensions. If so, it will tell a BT connected device to do the same, if not it will not enable it. Is there ...
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ANT+ and UPSM (ultra power saving mode)

I have a Samsung device with ANT+ support and i would like to connect to ANT+ devices when in UPS(ultra power saving) mode. However, in UPS mode with bluetooth enabled, the ANT+ is not working. ...
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Bluetooth periodically switches off

The Bluetooth on my Android phone periodically switches off. This is a problem because I've attached a "Tile" to my keys. To find my keys using my phone, and my phone using my keys. And ...
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How to change bluetooth maximum volume with mixer_paths.xml?

As question title, I want to change the bluetooth overall volume doing some changes in mixer_paths.xml (if possible). The problem is, that I don't know what variable to change. With the same phone, ...
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BLE BR/EDR Security mode

I have recently started working on an Android-based device, which has a Murata 1MW chip. This Murata chip supports Bluetooth 5.0 + Wifi. At present, I can open the Settings App from the Launcher and ...
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Nintendo Switch Controller delayed response on Android TV 9

I'm owning a Xiaomi Mi TV 4A that runs Android TV 9. I would like to play games on it with the SNES -aka Super Famicom- Nintendo Switch Bluetooth controller. Connecting the controller works but there ...
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Bluetooth disconnects with Miracast

When I share my phone screen with an LG monitor through Miracast, the Bluetooth disconnects and I need to reconnect it to keep the music playing. How do I stop this?
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Is there a way to speak to your phone mic and be heared in a bluetooth paired?

The idea is to speak to the phone but someone using a bluetooth headset paired, be able of , at least, hear what is been said, like some sort of broadcast. I have been trying but the phone only hears ...

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