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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Stop Bluetooth Auto Sync Contacts to Pioneer Avic Z140

Am running Cm7.1. I have about 2,000 contacts. My Nexus One and Pioneer headunit insist on exchanging all 2,000 contacts if my Android Contacts "Display Options" are set to "My Contacts." Problem is ...
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How can I use a Bluetooth keyboard with my Android 4.0 phone?

My phone recently received an upgrade to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) over the air and want to connect a Bluetooth keyboard to it. My phone is a Samsung Nexus S 4G (Sprint) and the keyboard is a ...
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Bluetooth audio streaming issues with Droid X

When I stream audio from my Droid X via bluetooth, the playback is very stuttered. The audio skips approximately every 30 seconds to a minute. Each skip lasts about 0.5 to 1 seconds. This is the ...
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Bluetooth error on my Nexus S [closed]

I have a Nexus S phone, GingerBread 2.3.5. When I start my phone, or try starting Bluetooth, it gives me an error saying: 'Application Bluetooth Share(process com.android.bluetooth) has stopped ...
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Send multiple files via Bluetooth to PC from gallery

I wanted to send about 30 photos from Gallery to PC by selecting them all, clicking Share\Bluetooth and then selecting the target computer. It didn't work. All transfers failed. But if I selected a ...
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Sending all contacts *with number* via Bluetooth

I would like to transfer all my contacts to a different phone from my Android 2.2 device. In my phonebook I disabled showing contacts without numbers. When I choose sending via Bluetooth however all ...
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How do I disconnect Bluetooth headset while in call

Does anyone know how to disconnect from a Bluetooth headset/handsfree device while in a call? Sometimes when I'm getting into my car while on a call, the handsfree in the car will take over the call ...
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Do I need a new Bluetooth headset?

I just picked up an HTC Droid Incredible a few days ago. I already had a Plantronics Discovery 975 headset, which I like, so I've been trying to use it with the phone. It pairs fine and does work, but ...
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Does the Eee Pad Transformer TF101 support the APT-X audio codec?

I am considering buying a Bluetooth speaker for use with my Asus Transformer (amongst other devices) but I am unable to find out whether the Transformer supports the APT-X codec, or find any ...
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How to access a linux shell from my phone via bluetooth?

Basically I want to send shell commands from my phone to my PC (Ubuntu 11.10) via bluetooth. Why? Because I don't always have WLAN and WLAN on my phone sucks. All possible solutions are welcome. I ...
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Can I access my Android's Micro SD card through Bluetooth?

I just got my first Android about a week ago; so I'm hoping to learn a thing or two about it. One thing I've been curious about is if there's a way to access my phone on my computer through Bluetooth. ...
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why do all sound apps get bluetooth button events, all at once

If i have my phone (thunderbolt cyanogenmod7/2.3) connected to a bluetooth stereo and i hit the play button on the stereo, music, pandora, Subsonic, and Audible all start playing at once. pausing ...
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Is there a SMS to bluetooth router app?

I have a bluetooth device that is paired with my phone. The BT device can receive and send text. How can I route incoming SMS text messages to the BT device? And conversely, how can I have the BT ...
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Does allowing Bluetooth discovery consume more power?

Privacy issues and of course turning Bluetooth completely off-- all aside, if I enable "Make device discoverable" will that draw more power than not? As long as Bluetooth is "on", is it always drawing ...
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Problem with device pairing

I have problem in connecting android with a device. In froyo android 2.2 when I connect android with device it shows me pairing dialogue box and I successfully pair it. When i update my device from ...
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/TASKER/ Voice Command on Bluetooth Connect

Got a new bluetooth radio in my car and want to add voice control when it is connected. I was thinking that when it either first connects it listens once so I can open up the music app of my choice ...
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Bluetooth headset doesn't play ringtone

I've paired Bluetooth headset Plantronics Explorer 390 with Android phone. I can set ringtone of incoming call on every contact. The issue is that any Android phone I've tested plays ringtone on ...
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VW car bluetooth - Android 2.3.6 (Nexus S) phonebook display

I have had great success using my Android Nexus S 2.3.6 with my new 2012 VW GLI Autobahn with RCD-510 stereo, which has bluetooth integration for A2DP audio thru the stereo and phone, as well as the ...
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Do all current Android versions require rooting for bluetooth tethering (PAN)?

Looking at apps like "Wireless Tether for Root Users" and "tether Blu", and questions like "Are there any Android phones that allow Bluetooth PAN off the shelf?" it seems that Android would require ...
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How can I share the internet connection of my HTC Wildfire ( Android 2.2 ) via Bluetooth or USB?

I have HTC Wildfire and has Android 2.2 installed on it. I have internet (GPRS,3G) on mobile. I want to share to my computer as windows XP. Tried to figure out it first on other questions but didn't ...
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What happens when bluetooth headphones run out of battery while playing music?

I have a Motorola Xoom 3G with Android 3.0 and use it with a bluetooth headset. I'd like to know what happens when the headphones run out of battery? Does the music just stop in the same way it does ...
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Android Froyo (2.2). Why I cannot put letters on bluetooth PIN?

Please, I have a device wich I connect via bluetooth from my Samsung Galaxy S. The bluetooth device have a alphanumeric PIN. When I try connect it ask for PIN but my galaxy only let me to put numbers!....
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Audible difference in bluetooth A2DP sound quality - how change A2DP settings?

After moving from Symbian to Android, I noticed an audible* drop in audio quality when listening to music via bluetooth (A2DP). I woudn't say the quality is poor, but bad enough for me to investigate ...
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What are workable/straightforward methods for using external game controllers (bluetooth, USB) with the Android platform?

I own an Archos 43 IT running Android 2.2. It is my understanding that the Archos devices in this product line support USB Host and Bluetooth. What are workable/straightforward methods for using ...
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How to share files through Bluetooth?

The only way I found to do it is by installing a 3rd party file explorer software. Isn't there a default app that does that? At least for media files?
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How to make URL coming in via Bluetooth open in browser? [closed]

When receiving an URL from Nokia phone, my Galaxy 3 shows the URL as text file and I need to first open it via Opera browser, then manually select the whole URL and only then I can open it all (for ...
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Rename a bluetooth device?

Android doesn't seem to offer a way to name (or rename) a paired bluetooth device. For example, if I have two identical Bluetooth headsets, I can't readily tell which is which. Do you know of any way ...
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I can not get rid of information about a file transfer

Hi I have HTC phone with Android system. Several days ago I tried to transfer a picture from another phone by bluetooth. Now I can't to delete a notice about transfer. I mean that when I click on ...
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Bluez-A2DP as sink

I want to configure and use Bluez as an audio sink for my Android Based Car Head Unit, so that I can connect a smart phone to the Car Head Unit. The smart phone must work as a source of audio stream ...
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HTC Desire - cannot turn Bluetooth on!

I was playing with Android Bluetooth API on HTC Desire. Bluetooth was working fine, then suddenly it stopped. Now I cannot turn it on, even manually from the Settings menu. Here is something from ...
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Can I use the Nexus-S GPS as an external GPS for another device (via Bluetooth)?

Is it possible to use the Nexus-S GPS as an external GPS for another device (via Bluetooth) ?
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Send audio using bluetooth

I have an Acer Liquid Metal with Froyo and an Alpine Car Stereo (bti 114). I can use the stereo as headset perfectly and I've noticed that I can also hear the phone notifications when using it. Can I ...
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Xperia handset - cannot send files using bluetooth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Xperia handset - cannot send files using bluetooth My friend has a Sony Ericsson Xperia (most probably X8) handset which is an Android based smartphone. He is not able to send ...
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Connecting to internet using Wi-fi portable hotspot or bluetooth? which one is more battery saving?

I have EDGE internet connection in my Samsung Europa I5500L (Froyo 2.2). I can connect to the Internet from my laptop using both bluetooth or making a wifi hotspot from the device using that EDGE ...
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Use Only Mic in Bluetooth Headset, While Outputing Audio to 3.5mm Jack?

Is it possible to use only the microphone in a Bluetooth headset, while letting my Android phone sound through amplified speakers connected via the 3.5mm jack? More specifically, I am looking to use ...
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paste text to bluetooth?

I'm using the PasswordSafe app and am looking for an easy way to send passwords from my phone to other computers. I can copy the password to the clipboard but what then? Is there an app that will have ...
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Will the AT&T HTC Aria Froyo (2.2) official upgrade solve the Bluetooth reset issue? will it allow free tethering as the unofficial 2.2?

Hi I couldn't wait and dowloaded the 2.2 upgrade for my AT&T HTC Aria just to find out the official one came one a few weeks later. The only reason I want to upgrade is the Bluetooth reset bug (...
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Limit sync'ed address book entries to bluetooth car-kit

Is there an app (because I don't see it as a feature) to limit the address book entries to a particular category when accessing via bluetooth? My car will only take 1000 phone numbers, but my address ...
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Turn on bluetooth when USB is connected?

Is there any app, or other method, that lets me automatically turn on Bluetooth if USB is also connected, and turn it off when USB is disconnected?
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Bluetooth Peripheral Device Driver? - Droid X

I'm trying to transfer a picture via bluetooth from my Motorola Droid X - Android 2.2 to my Windows 7 32bit machine. When I do the normal troubleshooting steps it tells me "No Device Driver found." ...
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Podcast Player and Bluetooth?

I've been using Google Listen for podcast catching and playing. Seems to work just fine. I'd like to be able to play my podcasts over my Bluetooth headset. Alas, it seems that is only an option for ...
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Is there a way to get my android phone to stop going back to the beginning of a song when I disconnect my bluetooth audio?

I have an Android phone (a Motorola Droid, running android 2.2) that I use with my car's bluetooth audio. When I turn on the car, it will automatically conenct to the Droid and tell it to play, which ...