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 create a hotspot App for SMS and Call just like internet?

We have mobile hotspot option for sharing internet with other people. its a simple option and is present in any android phone today. But, is it possible that we call or send message from someone else ...
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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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Whatsapp Call / Line Call and Spotify Music over Bluetooth

I have a question, I connected my phone Samsung S7 Edge to my car bluetooth and started to call my friend using phone loudspeaker on Whatsapp or LINE app. However, I also want to listen to music on ...
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How to control PowerPoint from Android and see my notations?

I do a lot of presentations using PowerPoint in my PC, so I bought an Android tablet to help me out. I want to control the slides shown in PC via my tablet, but I also want to be able to see my ...
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Android automatically makes a call after connecting to audio bluetooth device

After connecting to my bluetooth headphone, my phone automatically calls my friend(let's call him Bob), when i reject the call it calls again, this issue only happens with my new bluetooth speaker, my ...
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Bluetooth headset delay [duplicate]

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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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 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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How to activate 'Do not disturb' when connected to a specific Bluetooth device

I want to benefit from Androids "Do not disturb"-feature while driving. My idea is to activate the "Do not disturb"-feature, when my phone connects to my cars bluetooth. If enabled no notifications ...
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Can I use a windows 10 computer with Bluetooth as a trusted device for Smart Lock?

I have a desktop computer with an old Bluetooth 2.0 dongle and a HP laptop with Bluetooth 4.0 that I can pair successfully to my LG G3 running stock Android 5.0, but when Secure Lock asks me if I want ...
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Bluetooth media buttons don't work when phone is locked

I have bluetooth headphones (Anker) which include a play/pause button. This button only works when the phone (Nokia 3.1) is unlocked. How can I enable bluetooth media buttons to work when the screen ...
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How do I determine which A2DP codecs my phone supports/is currently using?

Bluetooth's Audio Profile A2DP supports multiple codecs. All devices have to support SBC (subband codec), then they can support additional "optional codecs" like MP3 and AAC, or "non-A2DP" codecs ...
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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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To hear voice calls from Bluetooth Speaker

I am able to hear MP3 songs from my Android phone using a Philips BT50 Bluetooth Speaker. However, when I make and receive calls from my Android phone the output does not comes from the Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth keyboard with Android?

Can I use a bluetooth keyboard with Android?
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Is there a way to disable telephone control (answer call, call) from bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to disable telephone control (answer call, call) from bluetooth headphones? I just want to listen to music.
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Google Play Music is the only app that produces a “Browse” button on my car stereo

If I connect my phone via Bluetooth to my car, and then play music using the Google Play Music app, the car shows a Browse button, which allows me to navigate through artists and albums with the car's ...
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Bluetooth scanning is disabled

I bought an android car head. I can search and pair my phone with it, but form the unit itself cant search for the devices and it always empty list. Is there a way to enable scanning from the unit it ...
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How to map Apple wireless keyboard keys in Android 10

I'm having trouble using the Return/Enter key on the Apple wireless keyboard (model A1314) while connected via Bluetooth on Android 10 (device: Google Pixel 3). Specifically, I'd like to use the Fn+...
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How can I set my bluetooth visibility on all the time with lollipop?

I use my phone as a beacon. When I show up places, other bits of hardware notice my bluetooth presence and do things. As of lollipop apparently this doesn't work anymore because there is no way to ...
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Voice commands via Bluetooth on Google maps

I can get Google maps to open with my Google assistant and Roiv bolt Bluetooth in the car, but I can't figure out out how to have it start reading out directions without touching the screen. Is this ...
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How do I reliably access my music library in Google Play music from my car's bluetooth system

i have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and 2015 Mazda. In general, access my music via bluetooth in my car works much better when I disable Google PLay Music and only use the native music app. However, I would ...
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Remap Bluetooth Headset's media key [Android 9]

Setup: OnePlus 5t, Android 9.0, not rooted Bluetooth 5.0 headset with one media button A single tab on the media button starts the Google Voice Control / Assistant, there is no way to change a tab ...
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How do i check my Wireless earbuds Battery?

Okay, So I don't really know What's the appropriate section of StackExchange to post this question, But I'd like recommendations on that. So i'm using new wireless earbuds that I bought earlier this ...
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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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How do I find the Mac address of a paired device?

There is a Bluetooth Headphone which paired to my Android Device. I want to know what is the Mac Address of the Headphone. Is there any way to find the Mac Address of the paired device?
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Automatically turn off bluetooth discoverability

Bluetooth discoverability is meant to be active only when in the Bluetooth settings. But somehow Xiaomi MIUI changed that so it is always active. Is there some tool that will turn off the Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth keyboard Esc = back

I regularly use an apple bluetooth keyboard with my Samsung tablet. When it was running the stock ROM (Android 7.0) the Esc key was mapped to the back action. Now that I have installed LineageOS 16 (...
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Unable to configure wifi and/or bluetooth on Google Glass EE 2

I have a Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 (yes). I am unable to connect either wifi or bluetooth (primary goal is wifi). For wifi, I first tried the following: On the glass: Settings → Wifi &...
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Help troubleshooting bluetooth connection to my laptop

I recently switched from an s8+ to a s10+ I'm trying to set up the pairing between the phone and my ThinkPad x380 laptop. What happens is that after I confirm the pass code on both devices, my laptop ...
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Huawei P10: Bluetooth keeps on disabling and disconnecting in car, when charge cable is not connected

I can connect my Huawei P10 phone via Bluetooth to the car without any problem. But every 2 to 10 minutes, it disconnects and disables Bluetooth on my phone and after about 1 minute automatically ...
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Does Bluetooth tethering not work, or am I doing it wrong?

I carry two Android devices: my Nexus S phone, and a Nexus 7 tablet (both running Android 4.1 "Jellybean"). The tablet has Wi-Fi, but no cellular radio; so in order to use the Internet with it when ...
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How to fix Bluetooth disconnecting frequently?

I have a Nokia 6 with Android 8.1.0 and a Bose QC35 II headset. It has recently started disconnecting frequently, from approximately every 10 seconds to every two minutes or so, seemingly getting more ...
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Headset microphone audio level low during call

I have a phone and two headsets. The listening sound level is fine for both headset; so I can hear my partner just fine. But during calls the receiver can hardly hear me. Without headset the sound ...
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Bluetooth file transfer limited to specific file extensions?

I send and receive files via Bluetooth with names that end with zip and txt, but not apk or dmp. Android Nougat
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Is it possible to show battery level for paired Bluetooth devices in Android 10?

I wonder if there is possibly to show battery levels for paired Bluetooth devices in Android 10?
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bluetooth earphone work only with calls redmi 7

my BT headphone are connected and i can make call with them , but i cant hear music\media with them and the sound is coming out from the speakers. the "use for media "box is checked . i tried to ...
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Android “Nearby” ( set up nearby device ) - “No devices Found”

trying to migrate over from 1 mobile to other . Older is on 7.0 and newer is 9.x aka Pie. Both devices have bluetooth and wi-fi turned on. In fact one sees the other on a bluetooth scan and they ...
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Puzzling fault between bluetooth earbuds and Android

This problem began between a pair of TWS-8 touch sensitive earbuds and a Samsung Note 2 phone. Everything worked as advertised until I tried to use them for my original reason for buying them -- ...
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can you connect two or more controllers?

Is it possible to connect two or more bluetooth controllers to one android tablet? I am wanting to emulate some games that are four players and I want to know if three friends and I can all play ...
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Can a device be tracked if bluetooth is enabled but visibility disabled?

Is it possible to track a Bluetooth signal of Bluetooth enabled Android phone with disabled visiblity? I have heard of professional tracking devices, which are able to track/locate Bluetooth devices, ...
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My MacBook and Pixel 2 form a Bluetooth connect, then break it

I have about three hundred voice memos I'm trying to import to my MacBook (Mojave 10.14.3) from my Pixel 2 (Android 8.1.0). I've been trying to do the transfer over bluetooth because Android File ...
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Do regular Bluetooth keyboards work with Mororola Droid X running Android 2.3?

I remember reading couple of years ago that most (or even all) normal Bluetooth keyboards would not work with Mororola Droid X running Android 2.2. (surprisingly this didn't seem to be covered on ...
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Control another phone via bluetooth

I need to control an android phone by another android phone using bluetooth. Same as Teamviewer, but via bluetooth. Suggestions ? I have root and xposed. So far I found only apps that use Wifi, or ...
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HSP Profile not working on connecting via Android Settings Dialog

I am a newbie on bluetooth & facing a few basic problems. I am currently working on an android voice assistant application, trying to make it work with bluetooth headsets. If I connect to ...
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Bluetooth icon in status bar on Android pie

Is it possible to display the bluetooth icon in the status (notification) bar on Android 9 pie (Bootleggers rom, to be more specific), when the device is not connected to any other devices through ...
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Pixel keeps removing Smart Lock devices

Phone Google Pixel OS Android 9 I connect my phone to my car using Bluetooth, and to use it hands free it must be unlocked. I use Smart Lock to achieve this, by adding my car as a Bluetooth device to ...
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Android (Galaxy S8) not showing Bluetooth “Available Devices” screen

My Galaxy S8 is no longer showing "Available Devices" screen when I enable Bluetooth. I used to be able to see a list of available devices when I enabled Bluetooth. Can this be fixed? Thanks in ...
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Skype via car Bluetooth?

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy S7, bound it to my car's Bluetooth and able to make/accept regular calls. However I cannot figure out how to make calls from Skype through car's Bluetooth. When phone is ...

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