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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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Anti theft in public place

I'm looking for a way to know if my phone is out of reach on public transportation. Is there a way to force ring or lock the phone when it is away from me using triggers like TWS or other phones via ...
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Methods for Transferring Incoming Calls and SMS from Android to iPhone

First of all, hello friends. My issue is briefly as follows: I want to transfer incoming calls to an Android device to an iPhone. I have two phones, one Android and one iPhone. What I want to do is ...
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Tasker Bluetooth connection times out

I'm trying to make a Tasker profile/action that automatically connects my Android device to my phone via bluetooth for internet access. I'd like it to be invoked whenever the device is unlocked. The ...
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how to change persmission of bluetooth app?

I find bluetooth and nfc app every day sometimes running even if bluetooth in menu show off and need to press force stop button to stop the app android bluetooth has so much permission such as ...
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Is there a way to prioritize or make Bluetooth device connections "sticky" on an Android phone?

I have a Samsung Android phone with about a half dozen paired Bluetooth devices. The devices are: My car, a Wireless Android Auto dongle, hearing aids, a Bluetooth headset, my Android watch, and ...
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Wifi and bluetooth restarts itself when screen is on

When I do stuff like browsing the web, going through social media or listening music while using bluetooth earpod/headphone/speaker with the screen on my bluetooth and wifi randomly gets disconnected ...
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Turn on Bluetooth automatically when Android Auto/AAWireless is detected

I have an AAWireless, and I would like to make Android Auto automatically connect and start (i.e. without any input from my side). This is working without any problem if I keep Bluetooth and WiFi ...
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Can't turn on Bluetooth after force-stopping Bluetooth system app on OnePlus

I forced stop my OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite's Bluetooth system (`com.android.bluetooth.oplus.overlay). I can't turn on my Bluetooth button now.
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Is there a way to leave bluetooth on while turning cell service off - a near airplane mode?

For my Google Pixel 4 on Android: I often go sailing out in the ocean or motorbiking in distant woods where there is no cell phone signal. I want to leave Bluetooth on so I can listen to podcasts, ...
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Low mic gain on bluetooth headset with new Android

I have been using Sennheiser HD350 headset since 2 years now. I have taken many many calls with this headset on various OS including Android, MacOS and Windows. Never had any issues. However, I ...
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Cause for audio disturbances in bluetooth connection

Having connected my blaupunkt car radio to my android smartphone via bluetooth(connection established signs on both devices) instead of played audio, I currently get the very noise you see here. Note ...
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weird BT issue Pixel 5

BT Shure TW2 in ears connect fine to Mac. But intermittent to Pixel 5, whether Wifi or cell/data. BT speaker is no issue with either. I've reset BT/WiFi. Re-paired. Re-started the Pixel 5. Any ideas?...
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Why does an Android phone send out a nameless MAC address in BLE?

I have 2 Android phones and scan with a BLE scanner (nRF connect) on each phone simultaneously in an isolated area. In nRF connect, both phones display a nameless MAC address, no Bluetooth device name....
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Wireless headphones sound garbled on Samsung Galaxy A54

My Cowin E7 bluetooth headphones suddenly have garbled sound when connecting to Samsung Galaxy A54. They work fine with other devices (including other Samsung/Android devices) and I have also used my ...
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Is it possible to set a transmit power limit to Bluetooth on (some?) Android devices? Or at least monitor it?

My smartphone is not compatible with Bluetooth LE 5.2 audio, but I still want to limit the power transmitted to earbuds. I know the transmit power is set automatically, but in case it is conservative, ...
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Does wifi and bluetooth scanning work when the location setting is turned off?

I have the "bluetooth and wifi scanning" setting listed under "location" section of my phone settings. That makes me think that only when an app is requesting geolocation is it ...
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Can we use Bluetooth to transfer money from one person to another? [closed]

Is it possible to transfer money from one person to another using Bluetooth technology without using the Internet?
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Can we disable the bluetooth notification on android device when connected?

Whenever I connect my headphone, my android device starts to show the bluetooth device is connecting even though I paired at earlier time. Is there a way to disable this notification from asking each ...
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How can I have an Android tablet to dial an Android cell phone to make calls?

I would like to initiate a cellular call from an Android tablet. When doing so, I want to do so without touching the phone. Additionally, I am wondering about using the tablet as a headset with a ...
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Is there a way to route notification to the phone speaker when connected to a Bluetooth speaker?

I often listen to music/radio on my Bluetooth speaker. Everytime a message is received the music mutes and I hear a very loud notification sound. I would like the music to continue and the ...
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Why do my headphones have a colour photo instead of an icon in Bluetooth settings

In my Bluetooth settings, I have two paired audio devices: "Bedroom Speaker" is a Google Home Mini and "WH-1000XM4" are my Sony headphones. As they provide both audio and hands-...
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How to connect a specific Bluetooth device using Google Assistant?

I wanted to know if there was a command for Google Assistant to connect a specific Bluetooth device. It would be very convenient to use in the car so you don't waste time fiddling with your cell phone....
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How to make PC work as Bluetooth headphones with Android devices?

I use my Android tablet/phone as a second screen and play media on it (YouTube videos, music, etc.) and send the audio to my PC where I listen to it through headphones. I use the application "...
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Is it possible there are Bluetooth devices connected which do not appear in the Bluetooth settings?

We have a Bluetooth sensor which is mounted to the windscreen of the car. It uses Bluetooth to connect to a smartphone. The sensor records driving behavior and we get a discount on the insurance if we ...
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can't get bluetooth audio working while using chromecast despite setting

i am using a pixel 5a/android 13 to cast to a 1st generation chromecast, using the system wide screen cast available in settings because subtitles don't work when using vlc's casting. i'm casting to ...
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Make an old Android into a mobile device to answer calls away from desk [duplicate]

We got a new stationary Bluetooth phone system at work with no headsets. Is it possible to make my old Android into a mobile device to answer calls away from my desk?
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Accept allow contact sync and messaging via command line

I would like to know if there is a way to "Allow Contact Sync" and "Allow access to Messages" on Android phone using command line. When the notification is received on my phone, it ...
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Audio from one android phone to another

I have an old oneplus 6t I am using to play music as it is rooted and using Viper4Android to get better equalisation At the same time, my main phone is a galaxy fold 4 and I would like to have my ...
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Bluetooth sharing mechanism on Android

I am using a Realme 8 5G Android 12 phone. How do I share a contact with other users nearby (on their mobile phones), via the Bluetooth mechanism of the icon on the upper left in the picture below? ...
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On an Android device, can I plug a wired microphone and output to bluetooth speakers at the same time

It seems like if my Android phone is connected to a bluetooth speaker and then I plug in a wired microphone through the headphone jack, the bluetooth speaker stops working. Is there any way to ...
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Sharing APK of app I made myself to my other phone tells me "App not installed as package appears to be invalid"

I use my old phone (Redmi 6 running Android 9, MIUI 11, armv7 architecture) for teaching myself mobile programming and my new phone (Redmi 10C running Android 13, MIUI 14, aarch64 architecture) as my ...
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How can I make sure Bluetooth is working every morning?

I use Google Clock & Spotify as my morning alarm, with OnePlus 11 connected to my Marantz NR1200 stereo receiver. When this works, the alarm sounds and plays. It has worked about 4 out of 5 times. ...
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Androids bluetooth connection with accessory keeps dropping

I have an accessory that connects with smartphone through dedicated app. I tested it on few other phones and tablets - they work great. Yet for some reason while connecting to my Moto E20 phone, the ...
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Unexplained Bluetooth notification upon disconnecting

Pixel 6a, Android 13 (July update) was connected to Jabra Elite 65T and I experienced this weird and inexplicable notification On disconnecting the BT, this notification appeared: On tapping it, it ...
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Control Radio Controlled boat from Android? [closed]

[Cross posted on robotics.stackexchange] TL;DR: I'm looking for a RF transmitter than I can control from an android app. Does such hardware exist? I can't find it but it seems like something would be ...
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Picture taken from external Bluetooth connected camera -> save to smartphone camera folder

I am using MacroDroid and Tasker to automate multiple triggers/actions. I have managed to use this as a trigger for an example: a specific Android intent is received and then a photo is taken (even ...
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Touchpad scroll direction

When using a touchpad mouse connected to an Android device via Bluetooth, is is possible to invert the scroll direction when using two fingers on the touchpad? By default, it works like "natural ...
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How do I know if I can use LHDC in my Android phone?

I have a Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE and I would like to know Whether it can support the LHDC function provided by Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro. If the above is a yes, how do I know I am using that codec? [Will the ...
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How to connect input to phone's 3.5mm jack and transmit signal via Bluetooth other than PC (no USB, like a dongle)

The local gym has elliptical machines facing a row of TVs. The machine has a panel with a 3.5mm jack and controls to select the TV audio source and volume through the jack. I always have my phone and ...
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How do I disable auto connect for bluetooth device?

I want to leave bluetooth on so I get texts to my fitbit, but when I do that, my phone will connect to my headset which I'm using for something else. I use this headset with my phone too and don't ...
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Porting Bluetooth dongle CSR to Android TV box

I have an Amlogic S905 TV box with no Bluetooth, only WiFi. I started porting the external Bluetooth adapter (CSR 4.0) driver to this box. I found that the box kernel has inbuilt support for Bluetooth....
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How to remove the WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities physically?

I have a few Android phones (ACK2326, Motorola G Play) and a cheap tablet that was a giveaway--a "Sky Devices, Elite T8Plus, Android Version 11". I do a lot of sensitive work and cannot take ...
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Using Bluetooth, does talking with one device means disconnection of another device?

I am getting very mixed results with multiple devices connected by bluetooth to my Samsung Note 20. The devices being Samsung Watch Honda - Android Play Hearing Aids (any brand) If a call comes in, ...
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How do I stop music apps from opening in the background/a notification when turning on bluetooth/bluetooth tries to auto-connect

As an avid music listener I have several music apps on my phone. Everytime I turn on bluetooth (or when bluetooth tries to autoconnect to a device without any device to connect to) several of my music ...
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How do I learn an external bluetooth device's Vendor and Product IDs?

Recently, I purchased an external Bluetooth keyboard (Rii i4) for my unrooted AYN Odin device, running on Android 10. I wish I read the reviews beforehand. Said keyboard's keyboard section does not ...
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How can I get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone?

I wonder how I can get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone. I use Pixel 6 + Android 12. Example of list of Bluetooth devices that are accessible by my ...
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Bluetooth terminates calls

My Samsung S9 terminates phone calls or streaming when I turn off connected device. How do I stop this happening? Its most annoying when I park my car abd have to call back due to disconnection.
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Bluetooth Process is Dying constantly

My phone's bluetooth keeps disconnecting and connecting constantly. I recently built my first custom ROM, Lineage OS 20 for my Redmi Note 9 (Merlin/Merlinx). Lineage OS is not officially supported on ...
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Bluetooth speaker failed back to phone speaker when there's a power status change on a GSI ROM

Current Behavior: When my Bluetooth earphone reports a power change to the phone, the Bluetooth disconnects and falls back to the phone speaker. The problem The Bluetooth speaker falls back to the ...
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Forwarding bluetooth remote input through a phone to a PC

I have a bluetooth remote which I can pair with my android phone. I know it's not really possible to turn a phone into a bluetooth dongle, but is there any way I can forward the input the phone ...
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