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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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How to setup for Samsung Note 5 to stream to phonak Marvel hearing aid

Need easy way for 91-year-old Mom to listen to all thru BT hearing aids. What app should we use? Setting changes? Calls work using BT. FB uses speakers. Stereo capability!
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car bluetooth call volume

I use my car's Bluetooth to answer phone calls. While I was all happy with this option, I had to update my Moto G6 from Oreo (v8) to Pie (v9). Soon after the update, I had to root the phone for the ...
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BT connectivity(connection / unpair) is not working properly

I am working on Toradex apalis imx6q with Android Nougat. When we try remove the paired device(bu clicking unpair), unpair was done properly. But, still music playing on bluetooth headsets. Steps:: ...
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Headphones cant pair when they are in paring mode

so i bought these new iLive bluetooth headphones yesterday, they connect to my school macbook just fine but when i try to connect them to my moto g4play the phone says cant connect and make sure the ...
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Bluetooth file transfer failing (LineageOS14.1)

yesterday, bluetooth-file-transfer stoped working between my PC and my rooted Android device. PC says "Error ocurred while sending file." Android says nothing. How can I find out what is wrong? ...
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MEDIA_PLAY_PAUSE causes phone sleep

I have issue with my phone mouted as car headunit. It connects to my car stereo via bluetooth so I can control music using physical buttons on media unit. Unfortunately every time my radio sends ...
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Revoking Bluetooth permission from all apps?

I noticed that my phone silently enables bluetooth when screen turns off. When phones remains inactive for few minutes and I click unlock button I can see bluetooth indicator showing up for around 1-2 ...
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How to force audio output?

I'm looking for a way to force audio output when i call someone : I have a galaxy S7 connected to a bluetooth earphone and a bluetooth smartswatch. When I call someone with the smartswatch, the ...
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My wifi keeps switching off & other problems

Okay I already did a factory reset, a hard reset and my phone keeps switching off the wifi. It's not an inability to search, but more like the switch keeps offing itself (spam touching the switch ...
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Is a Bluetooth laser Rangefinder seen as a keyboard?

I could not find the information online. There are many laser Rangefinder that comes with Bluetooth and an application. But I wonder if those device are/could be seen like a regular keyboard. I mean ...
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WiFi stops working when connected to Bluetooth box

When I connect my Android 6 Huawei to my bluetooth box and play music my wifi decides to kill itself, while it is still on and connected.
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How to make offline voice calls between Android phone and PC?

I want to communicate with my brother who has android using my PC over bluetooth or Wi-Fi (offline), is that possible?
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Export WhatsApp-Chat via Bluetooth (ADB-Command-Question)

I try to use the ADB-Command to automate WhatsApp-Chat-Export via Bluetooth! I work with the Keyevent DPad and Keyevent Menu. At some point I have to choose Bluetooth from a selection (Bluetooth, ...
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Bluetooth mouse suddenly stopped connecting to Android tablet

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tab 3. I also have a bluetooth mouse, Microsoft 3600. Some time ago (~ 3-4 weeks) I could successfully use my mouse with my tablet. But now, after I do the pairing nothing happens,...
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Connect from windows to distant FTP server through the sharing connection

I have a Mi mix 2s phone (good phone) but I have an issue with it. I'm a webdevelopper and I'm sharing my 4G connection to my computer (Windows 10) but I can not use FTP (to connect to a distant ...
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How to Transfer multiple files using bluetooth without repetitive confirmation?

Many times I had to transfer images from my Smartphone to my laptop. Sometimes, until 50 images. Normally, I have to confirm 50 times to receive all the images from that smartphone. Quite wasting time ...
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Add bluetooth input as external microphone

Here's the situation. I have a friend with a hearing disability where they can only read words to know what is going on. They have a Lenovo TB X103F with a caption program that will dictate what ...
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How to pair a bluetooth mouse to an android TV?

I have a Xiaomi Mi Laser Beamer with android TV and a Logitec MX Anywhere 2 (mouse) and a Logitec Craft (Keyboard). The beamer came together with a bluetooth remote control. The keyboard and the ...
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Use bluetooth speaker and mic of phone in Android

how can I use a Bluetooth speaker with my Android mobile phones such that while doing a call the sound comes through the speaker but my voice is channeled through the microphone of the phone rather ...
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BLE LNS service client / mock provider [closed]

I want to buy this external GPS logger which offers location position via BLE Location Navigation Service: Transystem GL-770 This is pretty different from Serial Port Profile (SPP) used by most of ...
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Change control of a bluetooth device

when i'm in car my smartphones connects to the bluetooth and i can control the player using the car hifi remote. the "next track" buttons don't jump to the next track in my podcast player it for jump ...
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Navigate Phone Tree w/ Bluetooth Headset (Press 0 for Operator, Press 1 to continue)

How can I send a dial pad tone hands free while I'm on a call? Maybe some people are using Google Voice and need to (Press 1 to accept the call) OR they called their bank and need to (Hit 0 to talk to ...
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When bluetooth headset is connected to phone, I hear notification sounds in both my headset and phone

Can't seem to figure out how to have my bluetooth headset be the primary sound when enabled.
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redmi 5a: custom rom freezes

my rom freezes a few seconds after it booted up, the screen gets black, then it turns off and there is nothing i can do but reboot. before it freezes it says com.android.bluetooth stopped. perhaps it ...
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Is there anyway to remove Bluetooth permanently?

I have samsung s7 phone and I removed unused apps with a debloter script. But i want to remove bluetooth feature from my device entirely. Is there any way to do that?
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iPhone/Android Nearby Filesharing Systems Across Platforms

In the past, I have been excluded from group chats, denied entry into groups and overall discriminated against because I have an Android while almost everyone I know has an iPhone. I have been trying ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...