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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I get a driver for my BT v4 adapter to the Android 8.0 and above?

Here's my issue: I have an Red-mi Note 5 Pro and Android 8.0. I bought a Mode-Com Bluetooth speaker and Bluetooth V4. I also bought an Ultron UBA-140 nano USB Adaptor to use with my Android but it ...
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Bluetooth priority in calls: smart watch vs headset?

I have a Galaxy S4 running 5.0.2. I currently use an LG Tone headset. I am considering getting a smart watch (probably the Samsung Gear S2 or similar). I think I want the one without its own cellular ...
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How can I broadcast audio to another Android device nearby?

I tried RTSP server over LAN but there is too much delay. Is there any more efficient way to achieve this?
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Send data via Bluetooth to Serial

I have an application running on Win that the JavaScript would capture the string from a webpage and wake up the cmd, cmd would have the parameter as below. bridgetool.exe -c serial -p com1: -b ...
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Display lighting up when using Bluetooth Remote

When controlling my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy A3 2017) via a Bluetooth remote, eg. when listening to music in my car and pressing the volume or back/forward buttons, the screen lights up brightly for ...
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How can I transfer files between my computer and my android phone via Bluetooth

I'm wondering if there is a way I can transfer files to my computer from my android phone and vice versa via Bluetooth easily. The type of data I would be transferring would be small txt or json files....
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Play music on Bluetooth speaker and Youtube on internal

I want to play music in the background over my Bluetooth speaker and use my phone at the same time for other apps playing audio (like Youtube) that are supposed to use the phones internal speaker. Is ...
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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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Can I use android tablet as a handsfree or headset bluetooth device profile ? Status in 2018

This question is a duplicate of this thread from 2011. I am asking because I suspect android may have been subject to an update or two since then. My use case is Old car with aux input Tablet ...
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USB Flash Drive is not recognised on Android phone

I bought the Wansenda S100 OTG USB Flash Drive 32GB USB 2.0 For Android Devices/PC/Tablet/Mac with the intention to load MP3 music on it and play it on my android phone. When I insert the flash ...
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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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How do I automate a specific action via a physical button?

Simplified question: How can I send my location via Telegram with a physical button? On iPhones this would be simple. When jailbroken, you can define any custom action you want for any physical ...
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Google Maps audio glitches while playing other audio

I like to listen to audiobooks while I'm driving and so I'll use Audible sometimes in conjunction with Google maps (or even Waze) and the audio glitches horribly. This used to happen to me on my old ...
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How to turn WiFi off/on when in/out a car?

My phone WiFi connects automatically to hotspots (of my cable provider) which is very convenient except when I'm driving (where connections are disrupted all the time). Is there an easy way to ...
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How can I Share bluetooth connections between users on a device?

We have a Bluetooth selfie stick. When we change user profile, we have to set up Bluetooth again (which often doesn't work because the stick has the other connection..). Therefore I would like a ...
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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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Make Google voice / assistant listen always when ear buds connected?

My bluetooth earbuds on my Android S7 phone do not have a button to activate Google Voice Assistant for things like note to self Etc. If the phone screen is on Google Voice is always listening. How ...
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How can I use a bluetooth controller to skip back/forward a video 5/10 seconds?

I've been trying to find an application that will skip a video backwards 5/10 seconds when I press a button on a bluetooth remote and maybe even save a bookmark to a list of bookmarks when I double ...
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What percentage of Android devices have BLE support?

Just asking for a bit of data, as I couldn't find it anywhere. Useful to know whether to develop for BLE or Bluetooth. How about percentage over time as well?
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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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Control Phone set volume through Bluetooth device

I am stuck with a problem and I need your help please. For some reason I need to use my bluetooth earpiece to be able to control the phone volume. I have also found that the earpiece can control ...
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Music played via Amazon Music app cannot be controlled by Pebble Music app

Many a times I use my Pebble time watch to control the music played on my smartphone. Pebble connects to Smartphone via Bluetooth. I use Pebble Music app to control the music played on my device. I ...
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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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Bluetooth headphones controls problem after Android 7.1.1 Nougat update (Galaxy J5 2016)

I just installed an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update on a Galaxy J5 (2016) phone in our family. (It's running Samsung Experience 8.5, if that's relevant.) There's an annoying problem with Bluetooth stereo ...
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Bluetooth headset profiles

I have a JBL E25BT bluetooth headset which supports the following profiles according to specs: HFP v1.6, HSP v1.1, A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.5 I've tried to connect with it with my Oneplus One (lineage os, ...
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Phone on Bluetooth acts as if making a call but no actual mobile call - Bluetooth HFP

Summary Samsung S8 when connected via bluetooth will randomly open an HFP SCO connection without initiating or receiving a mobile call. Bug Description - User Story I listen to music with Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth connection fakeout

I have a Nexus 6 running Nougat. I've always had it connected to my car speakers via Bluetooth. Last night, I hit play on my music app, and although the car's display screen showed the song info and ...
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Calls initiated never go to Bluetooth

Recently my android phone stopped sending calls to my car's bluetooth when I start the call. My phone pairs well with my car, and if I receive a call, it is sent to the car correctly. However, when I ...