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    Default One-Tap Connect to a paired device?

    I am looking for an app/widget to add a tiny bit of convenience to my life. I want the ability to tap on an icon on my homescreen that will trigger a (Bluetooth) connect to a device that I have paired with in the past. A one-tap-and-you're-done widget would be perfect. I have a Bluetooth dongle in my car that I connect to quite often that plays music over a stereo system (HTC Stereoclip A100). The device is paired with my phone, but I must go to Bluetooth Settings and click on the device to connect every time I get into my car.

    I have tried a few apps in the Marketplace with no luck. I am using ICS (HTC EVO 4G LTE). One specific app that worked, but no longer works in ICS:
    Bluetooth Profile Widget
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...bHVldG9vdGgiXQ..

    If there is a thread that already answers this question, please point me to it. I was unable to find one that addressed this question.
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    Default Re: One-Tap Connect to a paired device?

    Have you tried not turning the device on until you have Bluetooth enabled in the phone? Most devices will connect when you turn them on, if a devide they're paired to is within range.
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    Default Re: One-Tap Connect to a paired device?

    You know Rukbat, I'm not sure why I didn't try that. Worked just fine! I'll use my Bluetooth Radio On/Off widget now.

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