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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Cannot pair Garmin watch with Oppo A78

When I try to pair my Garmin watch with my Oppo A78 mobile and I start typing the passcode, it says incorrect passcode or pin. It doesn't give me enough time to enter the pin
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How can I connect my Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra with my Divoom Timebox Mini?

How can I connect my Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra with my Divoom Timebox Mini? I turned on both of them, and tried to pair the Bluetooth from the S23 but that doesn't work:
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Use Voice Remote for Google TV with Android TV

I paired the Voice Remote for Google TV with an Android TV succesfully, and all functions work. Except for powering on the TV when it is off. This makes sense because I suspect that the Bluetooth chip ...
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install app without sim card

I need a phone to use as a wireless monitor for a go pro camera. The go pro quik software only works on android 9 or later and is only available from google play. As far as I know google play only ...
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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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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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Sony TV XBR-49X705D (Android TV) connect bluetooth headphones

I want to connect Bluetooth headphones to a TV Sony XBR-49X705D. The TV has Bluetooth, and I was able to join a keyboard, but when I tried to connect the headphones, it didn't work. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Pair and Connect to a BLE device from inside an app behaves differently on Pixel 3a and 4a

After migrating from a Pixel 3a to a Pixel 4a (both running Android 11), re-connecting the GoPlus (a BLE accessory) in Pokémon GO now requires two more actions, first a notification "Pairing ...
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How can I stop a Galaxy S7 from connecting to multiple Bluetooth sources?

In my front room I've got a Bluetooth sound bar under the TV. I also have a portable Bluetooth speaker that I use around the house a lot, mostly in the kitchen. However the reception from my sound bar ...
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Unable to connect my bluetooth to pc or otherphone

I am unable to connect my bluetooth with my pc and with other phone but i can connect it to bluetooth headphone and speaker. I get pair option and device get paired (after confirmation ) but it do not ...
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My android phone as a Bluetooth relay

I'm a teacher. I use a portable personal amplifier in my class to make me louder. I was wondering whether it is possible to connect a Bluetooth mic and a Bluetooth speaker to an Android device and ...
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Issues pairing Mi smart scale with Samsung Health app even though it is supported!

I have mi smart scale XMTZC02HM and Samsung Health keeps telling me that it doesn't discover any accessories. Xiaomi scales are supported in Samsung Health app. When I exit the app and go to bluetooth ...
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How can I use my Android Phones to remember more than 200 Paired Bluetooth devices?

My In house app communicates with Bluetooth device (In house) via an Android Phone; I require a device (Android) to store pairing information for more than 200 devices (Bluetooth); Currently, I am ...
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How to control Android phone with laptop's mouse and keyboard without lag?

I tried software called "MyPhoneExplorer" that has mirroring function and using it via Wifi gives mouse input lag. Maybe it's possible to achieve this without lag, like using regular Bluetooth mouse ...
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How to connect 2 Bluetooth audio headsets to an Android phone?

How can two people listen to audio on an Android phone over Bluetooth? I.e. they have two Bluetooth headsets and want to pair both at the same time?
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How to connect bluetooth headphones to phone without know the model

I have old bluetooth headphones that I try to connect to my device. I don't know the model only the brand name. The question is how to pair it?
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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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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 connections?

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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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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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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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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Pairing Bluetooth speakers [closed]

I'm looking at buying some Bluetooth speakers, I haven't used Bluetooth in a long time and can't remember exactly how it worked. If I pair my phone with the speakers, what's stopping someone else ...
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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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