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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bluetooth file transfer failing (LineageOS14.1)

yesterday, bluetooth-file-transfer stoped working between my PC and my rooted Android device. PC says "Error ocurred while sending file." Android says nothing. How can I find out what is wrong? ...
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MEDIA_PLAY_PAUSE causes phone sleep

I have issue with my phone mouted as car headunit. It connects to my car stereo via bluetooth so I can control music using physical buttons on media unit. Unfortunately every time my radio sends ...
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What determines which application acts to a bluetooth AVRCP command?

Background: I have a A2DP/AVRCP bluetooth headset (Nokia BH-505) which I use actively to listen to both podcasts and music. Of course, I listen to these with different apps. The bluetooth headset has ...
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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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Revoking Bluetooth permission from all apps?

I noticed that my phone silently enables bluetooth when screen turns off. When phones remains inactive for few minutes and I click unlock button I can see bluetooth indicator showing up for around 1-2 ...
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How to force audio output?

I'm looking for a way to force audio output when i call someone : I have a galaxy S7 connected to a bluetooth earphone and a bluetooth smartswatch. When I call someone with the smartswatch, the ...
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My wifi keeps switching off & other problems

Okay I already did a factory reset, a hard reset and my phone keeps switching off the wifi. It's not an inability to search, but more like the switch keeps offing itself (spam touching the switch ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to send mail in Google Inbox?

I often use a bluetooth keyboard with my tablet and use keyboard shortcuts everywhere. In the Gmail app and in the web versions of both gmail and inbox, the shortcut to send a mail you're writing is ...
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Prevent music players from auto play on bluetooth connect

Whenever I connect my android device with a bluetooth device, it automatically starts spotify and starts playing. As far as I know this also happens to other users/players (according to google) How ...
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Is a Bluetooth laser Rangefinder seen as a keyboard?

I could not find the information online. There are many laser Rangefinder that comes with Bluetooth and an application. But I wonder if those device are/could be seen like a regular keyboard. I mean ...
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Record video with external bluetooth mic (ie headset)

Can you record a video with the built-in camera while using a bluetooth audio source? Specifically, a standard bluetooth headset. I know that you can record audio from the bluetooth headset using an ...
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WiFi stops working when connected to Bluetooth box

When I connect my Android 6 Huawei to my bluetooth box and play music my wifi decides to kill itself, while it is still on and connected.
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How to check supported Bluetooth Profiles on Android device

How do I know which "Bluetooth Profiles" are available on my Android device? Is there any terminal command to list all "Bluetooth Profiles" supported by Bluetooth Stack present in Android device?
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Using a phone as a game console- HDMI out and USB in simultaneously

I have a pico projector, which I use to display HDMI from my Galaxy S3 via an MHL cable. I recently learned that my phone (and most newer Android devices) can be controlled with USB gamepads, mouses, ...
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Android 7 Bluetooth intermittent disconnecting

Android 7 phone once paired with earphones or car headset disconnects and reconnect, causing annoying drops in music play
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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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How do I specify a different PIN than 0000 when pairing a bluetooth device on android

I have a bluetooth speaker with default passkey 1111 rather than 0000. I'm not able to connect to it using my android tablet because of this error: Couldn't pair with SP104B because of an incorrect ...
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Can't connect bluetooth — invalid pin or passkey (Android 6.0)

When I go to connect an Android 6.0 phone to either of the instant pot or car, I receive an error message that the device can't connect, because it has an invalid pin or passkey. How do I work around ...
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Export WhatsApp-Chat via Bluetooth (ADB-Command-Question)

I try to use the ADB-Command to automate WhatsApp-Chat-Export via Bluetooth! I work with the Keyevent DPad and Keyevent Menu. At some point I have to choose Bluetooth from a selection (Bluetooth, ...
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How to use Google Assistant in car while paired to Bluetooth, but without changing audio input to Bluetooth?

My car has Bluetooth, and I use this mostly for phone calls, though occasionally for music. So my phone is paired, and automatically connects to my car when it starts. Occasionally, while driving, I'...
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How to work bluetooth with asus eeepad?

Odd question.. How do I get my bluetooth headset to handle the audio/mic for my tablet?
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Bluetooth mouse suddenly stopped connecting to Android tablet

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tab 3. I also have a bluetooth mouse, Microsoft 3600. Some time ago (~ 3-4 weeks) I could successfully use my mouse with my tablet. But now, after I do the pairing nothing happens,...
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Will constantly having Bluetooth on drain my battery too fast?

I'm thinking about making an app which will require Bluetooth to be available at all times. However, if this reduces battery charge life significantly, then that's kind of a show stopper. Can anyone ...
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Connect from windows to distant FTP server through the sharing connection

I have a Mi mix 2s phone (good phone) but I have an issue with it. I'm a webdevelopper and I'm sharing my 4G connection to my computer (Windows 10) but I can not use FTP (to connect to a distant ...
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How to Transfer multiple files using bluetooth without repetitive confirmation?

Many times I had to transfer images from my Smartphone to my laptop. Sometimes, until 50 images. Normally, I have to confirm 50 times to receive all the images from that smartphone. Quite wasting time ...
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Can an Android phone be used as a Bluetooth headset/speakers?

Is there a way to make an Android phone (HTC Desire HD) act as Bluetooth speakers or headset? I'd like to use the phone as wireless headphones whilst watching a movie on a computer (running Ubuntu).
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Add bluetooth input as external microphone

Here's the situation. I have a friend with a hearing disability where they can only read words to know what is going on. They have a Lenovo TB X103F with a caption program that will dictate what ...
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How to pair a bluetooth mouse to an android TV?

I have a Xiaomi Mi Laser Beamer with android TV and a Logitec MX Anywhere 2 (mouse) and a Logitec Craft (Keyboard). The beamer came together with a bluetooth remote control. The keyboard and the ...
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Use bluetooth speaker and mic of phone in Android

how can I use a Bluetooth speaker with my Android mobile phones such that while doing a call the sound comes through the speaker but my voice is channeled through the microphone of the phone rather ...
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BLE LNS service client / mock provider [closed]

I want to buy this external GPS logger which offers location position via BLE Location Navigation Service: Transystem GL-770 This is pretty different from Serial Port Profile (SPP) used by most of ...
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Change control of a bluetooth device

when i'm in car my smartphones connects to the bluetooth and i can control the player using the car hifi remote. the "next track" buttons don't jump to the next track in my podcast player it for jump ...
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Navigate Phone Tree w/ Bluetooth Headset (Press 0 for Operator, Press 1 to continue)

How can I send a dial pad tone hands free while I'm on a call? Maybe some people are using Google Voice and need to (Press 1 to accept the call) OR they called their bank and need to (Hit 0 to talk to ...
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My Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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When bluetooth headset is connected to phone, I hear notification sounds in both my headset and phone

Can't seem to figure out how to have my bluetooth headset be the primary sound when enabled.
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redmi 5a: custom rom freezes

my rom freezes a few seconds after it booted up, the screen gets black, then it turns off and there is nothing i can do but reboot. before it freezes it says com.android.bluetooth stopped. perhaps it ...
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Is there anyway to remove Bluetooth permanently?

I have samsung s7 phone and I removed unused apps with a debloter script. But i want to remove bluetooth feature from my device entirely. Is there any way to do that?
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iPhone/Android Nearby Filesharing Systems Across Platforms

In the past, I have been excluded from group chats, denied entry into groups and overall discriminated against because I have an Android while almost everyone I know has an iPhone. I have been trying ...
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How to prevent characters from repeating when entering text with a Bluetooth keyboard?

I have an Android phone running 4.0.4 (ICS) and a Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard. I have paired the keyboard with my phone and it works all right most of the time. However, every so often I will ...