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    Unhappy Bluetooth audio stuttering since KitKat

    I have a Droid RAZR MAXX HD and my music is stuttering something fierce (every two or three seconds) since the KitKat upgrade. I've tried unpairing and repairing, rebooting the phone, rebooting the car stereo, turning bluetooth on and off on both the source and target ... nothing seems to fix this.
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    Default Re: Bluetooth audio stuttering since KitKat

    I've been having the same problem. It's really annoying!

    If I turn off wi-fi it plays flawlessly. Sure would be nice to be able to keep wifi on, but this does help.
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    Same problem here, and I'm still using 4.4.2. We use Bluetooth at work to show off some of the portable wireless speaker systems, and running Pandora or even my stock music app skips like a beeotch even though other folks right next to me can stream it fine. I am also the only one with an S5 on that side of the store. I thought maybe it had to do with the high quality audio option, but nothing I change in the settings wants to make it work. It just straightens out on certain days when it wants to.

    Boom! From My S5
    ~~ You have a cough? Go home tonight, eat a whole box of Ex-Lax, tomorrow you'll be afraid to cough.
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    My brother has the same problem with a Razr Maxx or HD (don't recall what he has) , he says it appears to be a CPU utilization issue. My Moto X stutters some when it's buffering Google Music initially but once it's buffered it works fine.
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    Here's a thought: when I run AnTuTu Benchmark on power saving mode, CPU is greatly reduced. Maybe we should try turning off power saving mode for the duration of the stream?

    Boom! From My S5
    ~~ You have a cough? Go home tonight, eat a whole box of Ex-Lax, tomorrow you'll be afraid to cough.
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    Default Re: Bluetooth audio stuttering since KitKat

    Same problem trying to play audio from 4.4.4 to Windows 8.1

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    Same problem razzor maxx HD. Stuttering and Tunney sound through headphones

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