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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Where can I find the log of bluetooth enable and disable

Problem I have Samsung Note 20 and a Samsung Watch. The watch wakes me up every morning between 4:42 and 4:43 am. This is independent of the time zone. It happens in NZ and Malaysia. It happens even ...
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How to connect two different Bluetooth headsets to one Android phone?

I can connect to two devices, but only one is capable of being active at any given time. The reason we want them connected "actively" is singing together on apps like Smile and StarMaker. I ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth won't connect without reboot

I have a Pixel 3XL. Recently, Bluetooth will sometimes see devices, but won't be able to connect. Wifi get stuck searching for networks. Turning WiFi or Bluetooth off and on does not solve the ...
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Why is my watch getting disconnected from the phone sporadically

I have a Samsung Note 20 Phone and a Samsung Watch 46mm. I have it set up so that the watch vibrates if it loses connection with the phone. This happens about 4 times a day, even when I have both in ...
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Android Auto deletes Bluetooth connection

Since I started using Android Auto in my Mercedes-Benz, it has been very annoying that the Android Auto app on my Samsung Galaxy S21 frequently deletes the Bluetooth connection to the car. When the ...
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Bluetooth track control not working anymore

All of a sudden I noticed that my Bluetooth headphones (one Bose, one Sony) cannot control tracks on Spotify anymore, i.e. play/pause, skip, previous, etc. do all not work anymore. Volume control is ...
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Couldn't pair with XXX because of an incorrect PIN or passkey

I'm trying to connect a bluetooth headset to my phone ( Poco X3 Pro ) but I end up with this error instead. Things that I have tried: Rebooting device Killing bluetooth app and clearing all of its ...
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System settings: order of bluetooth devices in list

On Android 11, I noticed the list of "Previously connected devices" does not show the latest successfully connected device. That said, when I want to manually force a Bluetooth connection to ...
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Galaxy s22+ When I use a bluetooth keyboard i can only type one character at a time

I've tried resting the cache for bluetooth as well as adjusting the settings on my onscreen keyboard. My bluetooth keyboard connects to my phone just fine, and registers when I press buttons like ...
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AirPods on Galaxy S21 don't always connect even though they show connected

Usually taking an AirPod out of the case and putting it in my ear works fine - it connects to Bluetooth as per the indicator up top and audio works, but other times it shows as connected per the ...
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Bluetooth, audio, screenshot, camera stopped working on Lenovo Tab P11 Plus

So this problem started happening 3, 4 days ago. On my Lenovo Tab P11 Plus none of the following functions are working. It has Android 11. Bluetooth The icon is lit/turned on but it is not working. ...
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Android doesn’t connect to a hearing aid

I have a hearing aid which is paired to an Android phone. When I reset the hearing aid the connection is not initiated by Android. I have to tap on the hearing aid in Android’s Connected Devices pane ...
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Phone to phone bluetooth fail

I am trying to work out the following strange Android bluetooth problem and would appreciate any suggestions. I have 3 android phones - Redmi Note 7 (LineageOS 18.1), Redmi Note 2 (Resurrection Remix ...
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How to reinstall bluetooth on android 8.1?

I have looked everywhere but i cant find how to reinstall bluetooth drivers..... basically everything relating to bluetooth on a android 8.1 device. Lets just say it got corrupted by a previous owner ...
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(Pxl5) Audio via JBL speaker becomes fractured after some minutes

The following is a consistent problem (reproduces always): Connecting phone to speaker and turning music on Music is played, un-fractured. Within 30 minutes (maybe less), music becomes very fractured:...
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Problem with bluetooth devices on android x86

I am trying to run Phywe MeasureApp on an android x86 device and want to connect to bluetooth sensors. The problem is, that the sensors doesn't seem to be recognized by MeasureApp (if I use an usual ...
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Bluetooth battery level not showing up in status bar

I'm using Lineage OS 18.1 and a BLE Mouse that reports its battery level. I can confirm that the battery level is reported correctly, by connecting it with my Linux computer: (See Devices: DIY Page ...
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Tab S7 FE tablet with external bluetooth keyboard can't write caret ^ instead it writes ˆ

I'm using my tablet Samsung S7 FE with external keyboard Samsung Trio 500. There is a problem with the caret symbol. I can use write ˆ but LaTeX cannot work with ˆ. I tried installing Google Keyboard ...
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How can i disable the buttons on my earbuds?

I keep accidentally pressing the buttons on the earbuds when i'm sleeping. I want to at least be able to disable the button only when the device is locked.
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Can't seem to stream audio from my Android phone to a PC

I'm on MIUI 12 and for some reason, I can't stream audio to my PC. I did check my Bluetooth settings and media audio is turned on, but it just say "Connected (no media)" and I can't find a ...
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Is there Live Listen for Android?

iOS has an option in their Settings --> Accessibility --> Hearing Aids settings called Live Listen that allows you to listen from the device's microphone in your hearing aids. Is there anything ...
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Photo transfer from Android device (no screen) to Android smartphone

I am working on an Android passtime project. I have a camera device that runs on Android 8.1. This camera device doesn't have a Screen. I am trying to identify the best way to transfer photos from the ...
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How can I retry unsuccessful transfers when transferring files with Bluetooth?

I transfer files with Bluetooth between a Google Pixel 6 and a Samsung Galaxy A8+. From time to time, a few files fail to be transferred. How can I retry unsuccessful transfers when transferring ...
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How can I see the transfer speed when transferring files with Bluetooth?

I transfer files with Bluetooth between a Google Pixel 6 and a Samsung Galaxy A8+. How can I see the transfer speed when transferring files with Bluetooth?
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How do I stop auto play of an app when turning on bluetooth in my car?

I have a samsung galaxy note9 and recently purchased a 2019 equinox. I sometimes listen to audiobooks on my phone during the day on the Libby app. When I get in my car to drive ubereats or doordash, I ...
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How do I make my headset button resume podcast player instead of music player?

I am using Samsung Galaxy A10e on Android 11. I have AIMP music player and Free Offline Podcast Player FM installed. I am also using the Groove "onn. Wireless Neckband" headset. I have just ...
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Spotify can't be restarted from Bluetooth

I'm listening to Spotify with a BT headset, and once I remove the headset from my ears, it pauses the playback automatically. After a couple of hours, Spotify disappears from available players, and if ...
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Find which app is (not) reacting to bluetooth play button?

I newly have a Sony Xperia 10/III (XQ-BT52) with Android 12 (all updates installed - 60.1.A.0.533) This problem did not appear on my last Samsung A40 phone with exactly this headset. I have a ...
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cyclic bluetooth issues using a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3

Anybody any idea what is the reason for cyclic bluetooth issues using a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3? The connection shortly breaks/drops/becomes very slow after 3 seconds before recovering after 1 ...
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Dropbox camera upload wrong file name

I often take pictures with a mobile phone A and send them via Bluetooth to mobile phone B. On mobile phone B, I move the pictures to the album gallery, such that these pictures are uploaded to my ...
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Control playback using headset media buttons when using Android Select to Speak functionality

What I ideally want to achieve: TTS for any text I see on my phone, with the user experience similar to my podcast app. My current approach: Use Android Select to Speak functionality. This works to ...
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adb command to connect phone to known bluetooth device(my headphones. using it's name or MAC e.g)?

I'm going to automate the reconnection of the headphones between my computer and phone based on events on the phone and computer. how can i tell my phone (using adb) to connect to the known headphones ...
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Remote connect adb to android device

How can I use adb shell for an android device wireless and remotely? With ssh, wifi, or bluetooth. For example can I connect to my mobile from laptop with bluetooth and use adb shell in laptop for my ...
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Why the music quality on my Haylou earphones are horrible only on my phone?

I recently bought Haylou Moripods T33 and when I connected it to my Android phone, the quality of the music playing is horrible which makes it nearly impossible to use with my phone. Although, I tried ...
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connect BT headset with BT receiver

I have a BT Headset with mic. I also have a Bluetooth 3.5mm AUX Car Stereo Audio Receiver Wireless I want to use the BT headset with mic as transmitter and the Bluetooth 3.5mm AUX Car device as ...
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How to keep Bluetooth connection alive but don't use it?

My child needs to wear hearing aids which can act as Bluetooth devices (using Bluetooth Low Energy) using the HFP and A2DP protocols. As she occasionally loses one or both devices, I'd like to set up ...
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Cannot pair Galaxy S8 with PC

My PC is an old Sony Vaio SVF model. The last official supported OS is Windows 8.1. The PC has a Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth adapter. From early days of Windows 10 till now, I had issues connecting my ...
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Why is there no option for Bluetooth Dual Audio in Android 11 and are there plans to add it?

It's strange that with most Android devices you can only can output audio to one device connected to via Bluetooth at a time, especially since Dual Audio (output for two audio devices at once) is ...
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What are the icons for bluetooth devices shown in bluetooth scan menu?

In android bluetooth scan menu, the scanned devices are given various icons which specify the type of device that they are reporting themselves to be What are device types 1 and 2 shown in this ...
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Bluetooth volume defaults to maximum on each new connection

Every time I connect a Bluetooth headphone to my android phone the (Bluetooth) volume changes to max volume. It doesn't matter what was the level of the normal volume (non-Bluetooth volume). Example: ...
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How can i stream media via mono bluetooth

I have a Samsung galaxy note 10 plus, which is rooted with magisk if that makes any difference. My car only supports calls. I want to stream my music, as though it is a call, to my car. I have ...
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Why is my Bluetooth connection to my Mac so unrealiable?

I frequently transfer files from my OnePlus 6T with Android 10 to my Mac using sharing -> Bluetooth. Half of the time it works as expected but the other half it fails and it is impossible to make ...
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Browse my Android phone from my desktop computer visa Bluetooth

I have read this question Access Android device's file system over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi but the answers there doesn't work for me. I have a Mac that has a built in program Bluetooth File Exchange ...
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How can I control Spotify with Bluetooth Play/Pause without opening Spotify on phone?

Running Android 12 on Pixel 5a. My phone connects to the vehicle's built-in Bluetooth automatically. However, when I press Play in the car media controls, nothing happens. However, if I open Spotify ...
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What is the difference between Nearby sharing and Bluetooth sharing on Android?

Both can be used to share files, so how they are different?
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How do you transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone through Bluetooth?

Is it possible to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android through Bluetooth? I don't know there is any technical issue to transfer contacts between iPhone and Android by the Bluetooth. If anybody ...
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Where Android stores bluetooth pairings/settings

Settings like Wi-Fi are stored on [root]/data/misc/wifi/WifiConfigStore.xml What about bluetooth ? Whre did they decide to hide it ? Are they encrypted ? : | Thank you ahead Oreo here, but the answer ...
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Linux laptop connected to Android device via Bluetooth as playback device instead of computer

I have a Pixelbook running both Debian and Ubuntu and a Pixel 5. The following relevant software are present: bluez, blueman, gnome-bluetooth. However, when I connect the Pixelbook to Pixel 5 via ...
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Advanced Bluetooth control

As part of my work, we have recently started using an app-based Citizens Band (CB) system called Midland CB Talk. It basically works something like a traditional CB system but using an app therefore ...
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Bluetooth Audio Codec selection: what do I get when using "best effort" setting?

Hello Everyone I am trying to find which quality system uses for LDAC best effort settings in android from googling I found it depends device to device So there is Three settings for LDAC 330,660,990 ...
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