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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Is it possible to connect multiple Bluetooth speaker to one smartphone, using a BT 4.0 Android device? [duplicate]

My question is simple: is it possible to connect an Android smartphone with bluetooth 4.0 to multiple Bluetooth speaker (2 or more) ? Thanks
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How do I stream my phone's microphone to a bluetooth headset or speaker?

Is there an app that would let me stream my phone's microphone to my bluetooth headset? I want to have my phone next to my baby and then listen from a hands-free device in case she stirs. A lot of ...
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Bluetooth disconnects when starting to play music

I have a Jabra Move headset that has been working wonderfully for months. However, today it started having connection problems to my Motorola Moto Z: it connects and remains connected indefinitely, as ...
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External Keyboard Helper - Key Combination (Control + Z) - Remote Control

I bought a small remote control for my smartphone and installed External Keyboard Helper Pro. Here you can see my remote control. While I was able to remap the keys of my remote control, I couldn't ...
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Finding the Bluetooth Connection Date

I need to find out when a device listed and has had its first connection, or history of Bluetooth connections and activities. How can I get that information?
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Google Maps - no voice direction os bluetooth

I paired my phone bluetooth with my car (VW) bluetooth. It works fine when I have phone calls, but when I use Google Maps - silence. Google Maps Settings -> Navigation settings - Play voice over ...
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Can I use my android phone to enable my computer to access bluetooth devices?

My computer can communicate with my android due to in the same wifi network. I have bluetooth headphone and perhaps other bluetooth device (bluetooth mouse, etc). I just bought a bluetooth dongle ...
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Finding lost bluetooth device

I was traveling from NY to Cleveland and I misplaced my Sennheiser Momentum TW's. I used Google My Activity to help see my phone activity, and I see Spotify was opened at 3:21pm which would suggest I ...
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Make Android phone respond to Bluetooth terminal commands

I am developing a toy. The toy has an arduino nano and a HC05 bluetooth module. The toy sends data the android phone connected via bluetooth. I could figure out how to get the data strings from the ...
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View when a known Bluetooth device was last connected

I somehow managed to loose my LG G Watch, and it has now been about 2 weeks :/ Around the time that I lost it, I was doing some traveling, so I am trying to figure out where exactly me device might ...
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Android Bluetooth unwanted state changes

I have a strange Bluetooth problem on Android with a Samsung A3 occurring every now and then. During a continuous heart rate measurement recorded by my own app it appears that Bluetooth turns off ...
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Override button function on Bluetooth device connected to android phone

Double clicking the play/pause button Bluetooth headphones Tagg inferno calls the last dialled number. How can I override it to skip the current playing track Anyone facing this issue. I would love ...
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Control phone on MacBook Pro via bluetooth?

I'd like to control my Galaxy Nexus via my Macbook Pro via VPN (Virtual Private Network). Since connecting the Galaxy Nexus to an Adhoc, WiFi created by the MacBook Pro doesn't work. That's why I'd ...
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Galaxy s2 bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I have samsung galaxy s2. The bluetooth of the phone has stopped detecting any bluetooth devices around. It was working fine till last night. The phone got switched off during night due to low battery....
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Use bluetooth microphone in Google Assistant

I'm trying to set up my motorcycle bluetooth headset (BT-S2) to allow me to use Google Assistant. It has the following profiles: A2DP-SNK AVRCP HSP HFP I've managed to find an old APK of 'Smart ...
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Change SM-G530H Memo App Limit of 1500 Characters (rooted phone)

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G540H lollipop version 5.0.2, rooted... I have also Titanium Backup Pro and ES Root File Explorer... Stock Memo App has limit to characters per each unit, I think ...
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Bluetooth audiocontrolling doesn't work

When connecting my Samsung Galaxy S7 to bluetooth-devices (cars, bluetooth-loudspeakers etc.) the music is normally played but the devices' control units do not work. It is not possible to control the ...
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Independent volume for Bluetooth headphones

I have Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100 headphones. They were working fine with my Moto X4 (Android 9, May 2019 update) until this afternoon, at which point the volume controls stopped working. Before: ...
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Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 won't work with bluetooth

I have an Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 that I purchased in January. It has static, breaks up and sounds muffled when I have my bluetooth on and wifi is on. If I turn my wifi off it works ok. I have tried ...
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Bluetooth Consistently Turning Itself Off

I'm having issue where my bluetooth will occasionally turn off. This is an issue because I have a smartwatch that connects with bluetooth. My SO also has a smartwatch, but doesn't have this issue. ...
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Why do I need to turn on location services to pair with a Bluetooth device?

Whenever I try to connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 6.0.1 to a Bluetooth enabled device, it tells me to enable "location services". When I complained about this, the software vendor replied: "...
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Bluetooth signal strength bug with my car's stereo

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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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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Why is google assistant at max volume over bluetooth headphones?

No matter what I set the volume to on my bluetooth headphones, when I use google assistant over them, the volume is at max. It extremely unpleasant on my ears, and I don't even have sensitive ears. I ...
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Has device [storage] browsing through Bluetooth been disabled on Android?

My mobile phone is a Motorola Moto G with Android 5.1 and I've just discovered I could no longer browse my phone storage through Bluetooth. I only use that feature infrequently yet I find it extremely ...
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Why does my headset swallow the notification sounds?

I've used the Blueparrott B250-XT+ headset for many years now. I love this headset, and I found it after trying a bunch of other models. I have 4 of these now. (My phone is a OnePlus 5T, OxygenOS ...
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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 volume on headset vs. phone

I have two pairs of Bluetooth headphones (stereo). With one pair, when I adjust the headphone volume using the buttons on the headphones, it adjusts only the headphone volume and not the phone's ...
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Is it possible to extend a local bluetooth connection over the internet?

I want to play a game on my phone with a friend who lives in a different city. The game supports local "ad hoc" play over bluetooth but does not support play over the Internet. Is there an app that ...
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Permanently mute media (non-bluetooth) volume or control (with app?) media volume while connected to bluetooth

Phone: Galaxy S8 Problem: I use Bluetooth headphones all the time, I adjust volume with them or on the phone, but once I disconnect the media volume on the phone is no longer muted (or at low volume) ...
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How do I undo imported contacts?

It started when I wanted to backup my Mom's contacts online in my email. I took backup of her contacts in a .vcf file and transferred it into my phone via Bluetooth. Later that day, I wanted to go to ...
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Is it possible to direct all audio output, including music output, to a Bluetooth headset?

I am able to make and receive calls from my Samsung ACE S5830 phone using a Bluetooth device. However, when I play MP3 songs on my phone, the output does not play through the Bluetooth mono headset; ...
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Cannot add “Amazfit Bip” watch as a “trusted device”

I've got a ZTE Axon 7 phone, and it generally works fine. I also have an Amazfit "Bip" watch, and I've successfully paired it with the phone via Bluetooth. However, when I try to add the watch as a "...
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How to setup bluetooth PAN between Windows 10 computer and galaxy s9?

I would like to make a TCP/IP connection from my Windows 10 computer to my s9. More specifically, I would like to access a web server (HTTP) running on the computer. I have looked into this a lot, and ...
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Best Car stereo for my android phone

I just got a HCT EVO and was thinking about getting car stereo with bluetooth, car mount, and car charger to go with it (for my 2005 Civic). First of all, are there any products that will do all of ...
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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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Custom keymapping for games?

I'm using an iPega Bluetooth controller with my HTC Desire 510. For most things it works great, but I am running into some issues with Ravensword 2. Ravensword finds my controller and connects fine, ...
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icade arcade “keyboard” not working with Android phone, working with Android tablet

I'm guessing this is some sort of bluetooth keyboard recognition and/or selection/activation issue in Android that I can't seem to figure out... The icade arcade bluetooth device is in essence a ...
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external mic plugged in + bluetooth

Hopefully someone can help me. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II and I want to record with my external mic (rode smartlav+) but still listen to all audio from my phone via bluetooth. (Sena 20s). For ...
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Moto G WiFi reception severely affected by Bluetooth

I suspect this may just be a hardware fault that I have to live with or have repaired, but let's see... My stock 1st-gen 16GB Moto G running 4.4.4 has been working flawlessly for almost a year. A few ...
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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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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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Bluetooth headset delay

To start off I am not really sure if this is hardware (headphones or the phone) or android specific issue/feature. Maybe there is an android workaround for the hardware feature hence this kind of fits ...
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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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Sharing via bluetooth disappeared?

I don't know when it actually went missing since I haven't had a use for bluetooth transfers lately. But when I recently tried to share an image to a friend via bluetooth, I found that the option wasn'...
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Is it possible use a different bluetooth codec than SBC on Android Lollipop?

I've been having trouble with the sound quality of with my Motorola Roadster 2. Basically this is a bluetooth In-Car speakerphone that can stream incoming media audio to my FM radio, so I can enjoy ...
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Connect to external device via bluetooth. Who's master/slave?

Quick intro: We have an external device (it's not android) that we usually connect to PCs via Serial Port->USB converter. But now we want to use also Android tablets to send commands to that external ...
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Why does bluetooth turns itself off

I have a Galaxy S4 (GT-9505) here where Bluetooth is turning itself off. Sometimes this happens after a few seconds. Other times it takes longer or even stays on. Also, if it stays on can't find other ...
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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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Control bluetooth volume on phone?

Seems like the volume control button on my bluetooth headset is broken, is there any way to change the bluetooth volume directly on the phone? I am on Android 4.1.2, just in case it's relevant. I ...