Questions tagged [bluetooth-pairing]

In order to use two devices together with Bluetooth, you need to make them known to each other. This process is called "pairing".

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Can I use my spare android phone as a Bluetooth speaker?

Actually, I have a spare android phone which is connected to my old speaker system. I wanted to connect to that phone via Bluetooth as if I'm connected to a Bluetooth speaker. So that, I can route ...
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Re-pair wearOS after factory resetting the phone

Each time I reset my phone (P3XL), I'm unable to re-pair my Fossil Sport back to the phone. I end up factory resetting the watch as well in order to have it talk to the phone again. Is there a simpler ...
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Android Bluetooth profiles missing with paired devices

I have an Android 6.0 device and an Android 4.1 device. I used Bluetooth to pair them (only a numeric code was shown, no input needed) and it worked, I can send files via Bluetooth. However, when I ...
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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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Is it possible to prioritize wifi networks and bluetooth connexions?

I can connect my camera to my phone over WifiI have a camera that can create its own access point, so that I can connect to it using an app on my phone. When I activate the wifi on my phone however, ...
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Pairing Freedom Keyboard with Huawei Smart P

I am trying to get my Freedom Keyboard working with my Huawei Smart P. I turn on the keyboard. Then I turn on Bluetooth on the phone. Then I search for nearby devices. When the keyboard is turned on, ...
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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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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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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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How to get calls+texts to ring BOTH AirPods AND device/phone, concurrently?

A friend of mine says: when using their Apple AirPods with an Android phone (not sure which model), no alerts (audible or vibrating) work when the phone is bluetooth-engaged with the AirPods. How can ...
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Pixel 2 Android Phone to Lenovo Windows 10 Bluetooth Won't Pair

My Pixel 2 Android phone WILL NOT pair via Bluetooth with my Lenovo ThinkPad Windows 10 laptop PC. I have tried everything including uninstalling antivirus/firewall software on both devices. Neither ...
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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 ...
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why i am not able to transfer images from Redmi 1s to my laptop via bluetooth?

Well, I was trying to transfer images from my REDMI 1S device to my laptop but don't know why my every attempt is unsuccessful whether I am trying to send images in bulk or one at a time?Can anyone ...
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Porting bugs (MTK6580): Bluetooth “forget” paired devices and open hotspot [closed]

I have ported MIUI 8 for MTK6580 chipsets. Everything is working fine, but I'm facing two bugs that I can't fix: Everytime that I disable Bluetooth connection, the phone "forgets" the devices that I ...
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Bluetooth headset profiles

I have a JBL E25BT bluetooth headset which supports the following profiles according to specs: HFP v1.6, HSP v1.1, A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.5 I've tried to connect with it with my Oneplus One (lineage os, ...
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How to play Bluetooth speaker and device speaker at the same time?

I'm on the Moto z and on 7.1.1 nougat. I have the JBL speaker mod and a Bluetooth speaker. But I want to use them both. How do I do that? If I connect to the speaker the mod speaker turns off.
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Bluetooth Headset not recognizing my phone as no phone

I've got a new Bluedio T2s headset. I use Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro mobile phone. When connecting the bluetooth device, it's showing 'Connected (No Phone)' on my mobile phone. I can still listen to ...
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Peripheral mode is off

I can't pair my activity tracker (Mi band 2, xiaomi) with my tablet/app (Android 5.1 ). According to BLE Scanner app: no nearby BLE devices, 'peripheral mode not supported in your device' When I ...
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How do I keep others from pairing their compatible device with my Android phone via Bluetooth?

I'm going to use the mysterious Bluetooth feature on my Samsung J7 to play music from my phone while I listen with wireless headphones paired to my device. Apparently, all anyone has to do is turn on ...
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remap ab shutter 3 buttons to record video

I have a lg g5 with the built-in camera app. I bought a remote shutter (ab shutter 3) which is a remote control (bluetooth based) for the camera which has two buttons: one for android and for iOS (...
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Unknown Bluetooth pairing requests

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 that is receiving unknown bluetooth pairing requests with a confirmation code every 60 seconds. I do not know what this device is, and I don't want to have to cancel ...
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Unlock your Chromebook with your Android phone

I'm using following: Huawei Nexus 6p with Android 7.1.2 (up-to-date). ASUS Chromebook Flip with Google Chrome OS (58.0.3027.0 dev (32-bit)) (up-to-date). and I'm trying to follow: Unlock your ...
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Xbox ONE Bluetooth controller won't pair anymore

I bought an Xbox One Bluetooth controller and it worked just fine. I tried to pair it again, but the controller turned off mid process and now a "Cant pair with Xbox Wireless Controller because of an ...
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Can't pair my phone with my Windows 8 computer on a Cyanogenmod 13 install without Gapps

Long story short, I managed to pair once, but I couldn't send files. I un-paired and can't re-pair to it. The phone keeps saying "Failed to communicate, incorrect pin or passkey" and my computer says ...
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Switch music apps depending on bluetooth connection (car/headphones)

To start, I have a 2016 Mazda CX-5 and a Galaxy S7. Google Music works best in my car because for whatever reason because I am able to view the "Root" menu and explore artists, songs, playlists, etc. ...
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How can I ignore an incoming bluetooth connection/pairing request? Major Android Flaw

I accidentally tried to pair with a mystery bluetooth device from somewhere in the neighborhood awhile back, confusing it with a device I was trying to pair with. Now every time I turn on bluetooth in ...
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My phone keeps unpairing with my watch when it gets out of range

I'm using a Pebble Time smartwatch (on Pebble OS v3.13) and Xperia M4 Aqua (on Android 5.0). Whenever my phone gets out of range it unpairs with my pebble. I end up needing to forget my phone from ...
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Bluetooth pairing fails, no more PIN entry field

I wanted to pair a bluetooth device (specifically, Dynamo Harvester) with my Moto G 2 (Android 6) with the normal workflow: Open bluetooth system settings, scan for devices, select Dynamo Harvester, ...
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Android 4.0.4 bluetooth dongle pairing

I have a problem with an Android device when it pairs with a Bluetooth dongle. This device (Honda Connect) shows up a dialog asking to put a certain pin on the bluetooth dongle to pair (0000) ... ...
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How to find date a bluetooth connection was first paired

I have a rooted samsung Galaxy grand 4.1.2 with full file access, That has a paired bluetooth connection with another phone. Is there any simple way/app (non programmer) to see the actual date the ...
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My bluetooth headphone is paired however sound is still from my phone?

I paired my bluetooth to my phone. Then I pair it also to my computer. I turned on my headphone. I wonder where it will pair too? To my computer or to my headphone? In any case both my computer and ...
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Bluetooth dual pairing. Mic and speakers. App?

I would like to run a https://www.headwave.de/ speaker on my motorbike helmet and a separate Bluetooth mic. The speaker is only for music but will play phone call audio. The question is: Is there an ...
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Unable to bluetooth pair Galaxy S5 with BG-BluBox

I paired a BG-BluBox external sound cube to a Samsumg Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition successfully. At a later time, I initiated a pairing of the BG-BluBox with a Samsung Galaxy S5 (Android 5.0). The ...
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Bluetooth Pairing? Driving me nuts

Can someone hack into my phone and wifi from connecting to my Bluetooth. How could someone see what I am typing or what site I am on. And then erase's everything and uninstall my apps.
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How do I specify a different PIN than 0000 when pairing a bluetooth device on android

I have a bluetooth speaker with default passkey 1111 rather than 0000. I'm not able to connect to it using my android tablet because of this error: Couldn't pair with SP104B because of an incorrect ...
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Android device not mounting (neither USB nor Blutooth)

I have an Android KitKat 4.4.2 Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo. All was working fine, and I could mount the device and copy files from the device to my Windows 7 PC. Now when I disconnect or insert the USB ...
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bluetooth password for existing paired device

I have lost the password for my pajero 2015 free hand system that is already paired with my note edge device Is there a way to know the password used to pair my note edge with the pajero? Thank you ...
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Windows 7 Driver for Bluetooth on LG G3

I tried today to connect my LG G3 phone to my PC running Windows 7 64 bits, via bluetooth. I could not find any fitting bluetooth driver anywhere: neither on windows update or LG.com, nor on any other ...
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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

I have a Bluetooth headset (BlueBuds X) which uses a battery. I want to know its battery status directly from the phone. I've looked everywhere and I cannot find a solution that isn't a scam. Is it ...
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My droid turbo is not able to reconnect with bluetooth with my ihome

I got the i-home and it paired with my phone fine. The phone prompt me for a passkey and i was able to enter it. Then 2 months later my phone wouldnt connect automatically when walked in the room so i ...
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Why won't my no SIM Android phone pair with an Android Wear watch?

I have got a brand new Nexus 6, and brand new LG G Watch. Everything seems to work fine, but when I try and pair them, at the final stage the watch says "Just a minute" for a long time, and then ...
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How do I connect a Wii Balance Board to Android via Bluetooth?

Cue the "I've tried nothing and I'm out of ideas"... What do I want?: I want to make a Unity game for Android using the Wii Balance Board as a controller. What have I researched?: The Wii Balance ...
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How to pair bluetooth device without pin?

Android requires something to be entered in PIN field to enable OK button. Device requires that nothing is entered in PIN field to successfully pair (works on Windows). Any solutions? P.S. the more ...
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How to root Android Device installed in Oracle VirtualBox on Windows

I have Android Device installed in Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. I need to pair two devices without user confirmation. It's Android 4.3. I want to connect two devices with Bluetooth and for that ...
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Copy bluetooth paired devices from one phone to another

I bought a new Android phone and was able to transfer all my data, sms, call log, etc to it. My question is how can I transfer the list of all paired bluetooth devices from my old phone to the new ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't re-connect automatically

I'm using an old HTC Sensation XE with Android 4.1.2. Recently I bought a Creative WP-250 and encountered a weird issue with it. It paired with no problems, sound is going out through those headphones,...
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Why can my tablet not use my phone's internet over bluetooth?

I have an old Nokia 6300 (2008-era) phone and an Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2012 model) rooted with CyanogenMod on Android KitKat. The Kindle does everything I want it to do and I see no reason to carry ...
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Why are bluetooth devices shown as paired, even though they are not even available?

When you pair a two bluetooth devices (e.g., a sound system with your mobile phone), the mobile phone will forever list the sound system as a paired device, even if you're physically so far away (>...
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Single Authentication for Wifi, Bluetooth and NFC

I would like to use a single authentication for Bluetooth(BLE and classic), wifi and NFC between an android phone and a wearable device.Which means , say i connect a phone and another wearable through ...
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android 4.2.2 bluetooth NOT pairing problem (galaxy s4 i9505)

i have an Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (i9505) with stock rom + root (4.2.2 ME2 build). i have issues from time to time with Bluetooth pairing. It stopped working a few months ago, then started working ...