1. AC Question's Avatar
    Have an HTC one M7, running android 5.0.2. Occasionally I get a pop up from Bluetooth service saying phone is visible to other devices. Pop up goes away, but typically pops up again with a different port number. This happens at random times and when I'm not doing anything associated with Bluetooth. Have I been hacked?
    09-26-2015 10:51 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Is Bluetooth on all the time?
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    09-27-2015 12:43 AM
  3. Robert DeLisle's Avatar
    Yes, I have bluetooth active such that my phone will interface with my car when I'm driving. This seems to work fine, but occassionally, I get this warning or infobox popping up that seems rather ominous. Maybe not so much, but it just seems uncomfortable. Here's a screen shot of what I see:

    What is this Bluetooth warning?-screenshot_2015-09-26-07-11-49.jpg
    09-27-2015 05:01 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    See this guide, and see if you can turn off the Bluetooth FTP Server option: HTC One max User Guide
    09-27-2015 07:18 PM
  5. Robert DeLisle's Avatar
    Good find! Unfortunately, I don't have an "Advanced" option under my Bluetooth settings. I looked at the HTC One m7 user guide and didn't not find any information about FTP file transfer settings.
    09-27-2015 09:06 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    What do you see in the Bluetooth menu? Also, do you have any 3rd party apps installed that deal with Bluetooth file transfer?
    09-28-2015 09:31 PM
  7. Robert DeLisle's Avatar
    I only see Scan, Rename this device, and Show received files. No Advanced option that I can find anywhere. I don't recall installing any 3rd party file transfer apps, but I do see Bluetooth File Transfer app installed in my list - who knew? I've just gone into the settings for that app and found an option to disable the FTP service to start automatically. We'll see if that stops it.

    In a very round-about way, you have (hopefully) led me down the right path to resolve this. Thanks!
    B. Diddy likes this.
    09-28-2015 09:44 PM

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