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  1. shmengie#AC's Avatar
    hi there:

    i'm currently rooted and running cm 6.1 stable, radio 2.15.00.07.28. i currently connect via bluetooth to my pioneer nav unit for the phone. i'm thinking of getting the torque app and this bluetooth dongle (or maybe a cheaper one. i haven't decided).

    obviously, don't want to disconnect my phone to use this. so, my question - stated so eloquently in the title - stands: can i connect to 2 bluetooth devices simultaneously?

    thx!
    01-09-2011 11:43 AM
  2. dms76's Avatar
    You should be able to pair several devices. I've had my laptop and headset paired and actively in use. It depends a lot on the hardware

    Sent from my ADR6300 using Tapatalk
    01-10-2011 03:39 AM
  3. shmengie#AC's Avatar
    cool, thx for the info!
    01-10-2011 03:05 PM
  4. Cyber Warrior's Avatar
    Depends on the Bluetooth device.... but usually you can add multiple devices but only be paired to one at a time. I can add up to 8 devices to my Bluetooth but it will only pair with one at a time.
    01-10-2011 03:13 PM
  5. Chris Kerrigan's Avatar
    +1 to what Cyber Warrior said. Correct me if I'm wrong but I also think this is a limitation of Bluetooth 2.1, I think I read somewhere this will change with 3.0
    01-10-2011 08:07 PM
  6. jasonvancouver's Avatar
    Yes, you should be able to pair multiple blue tooth devices, at one point I had 3 paired.
    01-11-2011 09:31 PM
  7. Cyber Warrior's Avatar
    Here are the real facts:
    Virtually any Bluetooth (BT) headset can be paired to multiple devices. Pairing means that the headset and the device recognize each other and have the capability to make a connection. However the vast majority of BT headsets can only be connected to one paired device at a time.

    The only exception are headsets that have the Multipoint feature. These allow you to connect to 2 devices simultaneously. The only devices that I am aware of (and I am pretty well informed...) that have Multipoint are the Jabra BT8010, Jabra JX-10 Series II, Jabra BT5010 and Jabra BT5020. The Plantronics Voyager 510 uses Multipoint, but the 2nd device is their landline hub. The Jabra BT5020 is a behind-the-ear model and essentially the replacement of the BT250v, so you should take a look at that.

    This is from an old post. The info is relevant but the device models have been updated to newer versions.
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    01-11-2011 09:56 PM
  8. iBowToAndroid's Avatar
    Tons of BTs now have multi-point, not just the ones Cyber Warrior mentioned- as he said, it was an old post. For example, I'm pretty sure every Jawbone has multi-point. Even some of the entry-level headsets are being equipped with it nowadays..
    01-12-2011 11:14 PM
  9. CRKhead's Avatar
    Multipoint is why I got the Jawbone Icon, so I can connect to work and personal phones at the same time.

    Anyway, back to the original question... I've had my Bluetooth earpiece connected and sent some files to a friend via Bluetooth at the same time before, so I don't see why the phone couldn't handle two simultaneous connections... Unless the earpiece went into standby until the transfer was complete...
    01-13-2011 07:07 AM
  10. shmengie#AC's Avatar
    i guess i can just buy the obd II device from amazon, and if there's trouble, i can always return. thx, everyone, for the input!
    01-16-2011 01:00 PM
  11. wstevenj's Avatar
    I run my Jabba ear piece and my Blackberry Stereo Transport at the same time with no problems.
    01-30-2011 01:45 PM
  12. hector361's Avatar
    You can receive sound though both bluetooth headsets at once with the use of 2 adapters.


    How To Connect Two Bluetooth Headphones Simultaneously
    01-02-2012 03:00 PM
  13. bishwo370's Avatar
    well I have just tested my 2 bluetooh head set one is st-99 chinese brand and another is also chinese brand xtm-1200
    I have used several bluetooth softwares, including windows own bluetooth software itself. at first I started believing that two bluetooh device cannot be used specially headphone which need continious connection.
    that's why I bought one small bluetooh dongle thinking that my one in laptop is not enough to connect 2 headset. but later I found it was a software which is stopping me from doing this.
    I used the software named bluesoleil version 6 and cracked it by getting some crack site. I completele disconnect both the dongle one in laptop inbuilt and another is usb dongle. then I installed bluesoleil 6 and cracked it then I restarted pc and used bluesoleil and connected my usb dongle i didn't started my inbuild bluetooth dongle. now only by using usb dongle both can be connected through bluesoleil I am surprised it connected and worked both of them simultaneously.
    04-09-2013 02:00 PM
  14. IlyaMakaroff's Avatar
    Ok, This thread was very useful, I looked into it, and tested few variations myself. Reason I was looking into it as well is that I like use my headset to listen to whatever my computer plays, however, whenever i head out i wish to use it with my phone, and i got tired of manually disconnecting it from computer so phone can connect to it. So, how it really works:

    Firstly, understand that pairing and connecting is not a same thing. Pairing is pretty much a saved preset setting whenever devices can recognize each other by their BT ID and allow each other to connect to each other and use PROTOCOLS they are capable of using. Can BT devices multiconnect - yes. Can new connection demand PROTOCOL ( or SERVICE if you prefer ) which is in use by already connected device - no. So, if you want to connect it to two phones to use as BT phone headset at same time - no, BUT, if you'd play with setting and on one phone you will have only Audio Headset service enabled, and another will phone will know this device to have only Headset service - they'll work fine. First one will play music only and won't answer calls for example, and another will use this BT headset as phone headset. It can actually play audio with it too, but it will be crappy quality. And, they wont play at same time neither since they use same physical resource ( speakers in a headset ). As for my original case - it was even easier, since I just wanna use BT to listen to computer audio, i just chose it to have Audiosink service available only. So, whenever phone connects to it, it will reserve audioheadset, telephony and remote control. They are connected together now . Use of shared physical resource ( speakers ) is switched between services requiring it ( audiosink, telephony etc) in an order of FIFO ( first-in-first-out)

    Hope it helped, Cheers
    04-14-2013 12:52 AM
  15. eyecon82's Avatar
    I have been able to use the Torque Pro app with the bluetooth OBD2 adapter and my jawbone headset at the same time
    09-09-2013 01:52 PM
  16. heavychevy 427's Avatar
    Ok, This thread was very useful, I looked into it, and tested few variations myself. Reason I was looking into it as well is that I like use my headset to listen to whatever my computer plays, however, whenever i head out i wish to use it with my phone, and i got tired of manually disconnecting it from computer so phone can connect to it. So, how it really works:

    Firstly, understand that pairing and connecting is not a same thing. Pairing is pretty much a saved preset setting whenever devices can recognize each other by their BT ID and allow each other to connect to each other and use PROTOCOLS they are capable of using. Can BT devices multiconnect - yes. Can new connection demand PROTOCOL ( or SERVICE if you prefer ) which is in use by already connected device - no. So, if you want to connect it to two phones to use as BT phone headset at same time - no, BUT, if you'd play with setting and on one phone you will have only Audio Headset service enabled, and another will phone will know this device to have only Headset service - they'll work fine. First one will play music only and won't answer calls for example, and another will use this BT headset as phone headset. It can actually play audio with it too, but it will be crappy quality. And, they wont play at same time neither since they use same physical resource ( speakers in a headset ). As for my original case - it was even easier, since I just wanna use BT to listen to computer audio, i just chose it to have Audiosink service available only. So, whenever phone connects to it, it will reserve audioheadset, telephony and remote control. They are connected together now . Use of shared physical resource ( speakers ) is switched between services requiring it ( audiosink, telephony etc) in an order of FIFO ( first-in-first-out)

    Hope it helped, Cheers
    I am interested in purchasing a couple of sound bars for my home I'm wondering if it's possible for me to connect to two separate sound bars in adjacent rooms at the same time to play audio through multiple systems.

    Any thoughts?
    10-12-2013 10:07 PM
  17. tl600f4i's Avatar
    Confirmed that I can have the watch and my bluetooth head unit in my car function with no issues.
    01-18-2014 04:16 PM
  18. redmugen's Avatar
    I have a similar doubt, can the bluetooth standart stream from one source to multiple ends? Let say i want to stream the music in my phone to two or more bluetooth speakers, can it be done?
    02-15-2014 11:38 AM
  19. Tina Williams s5's Avatar
    can i have my watch that displays callers and a headset at the same time on a samsung S5 do u think ?
    04-04-2014 03:50 AM
  20. eyecon82's Avatar
    can i have my watch that displays callers and a headset at the same time on a samsung S5 do u think ?
    I certainly hope so. But can't answer for sure

    Sent from my GT-N5110 using Tapatalk
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    04-04-2014 10:14 AM
  21. gmak1911's Avatar
    can i have my watch that displays callers and a headset at the same time on a samsung S5 do u think ?
    I would assume Yes, I have that set-up on my S4 now. Galaxy Gear connected and I pair with my car. Phone rings and I get the caller ID on my watch and can answer on the car's speakers. The only thing is if you answer via the swipe on the watch or voice command the audio goes to the watch not the car.
    06-03-2014 07:12 AM
  22. Lee Isaacson1's Avatar
    I have been unsuccessful in simultaneously connecting two sets of bluetooth speakers to by Galaxy s3. When i connect the second speaker , it disconnects the first speaker. I'd love to know how to have all the bluetooth speakers in my home broadcasting simultaneously.
    Brenda Langston likes this.
    08-14-2014 07:13 AM
  23. edwinnote4's Avatar
    I just made the same question of a ZGPAX S15 Smart Camera Watch. I'm trying to find out if, when I see a call coming in on that watch, and my phone is bluetooth-connected to my LG bluetooth headset, could I answer the phone on my headset.

    I'm still waiting for the answer, though. I'll share any info that might clarify.

    Edwin
    10-26-2014 08:51 PM
  24. Robert Youngberg's Avatar
    Any more information on connecting two bluetooth speakers at the same time? I would like to connect my Samsung phone - 5S, or my Samsung Smart TV or my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 to two speakers at once. Or even my laptop for that matter. Is this dependent on the speakers or the broadcasting device? Now when I connect the second speaker, the first speaker looses the connection. The speakers are identical which might also be a problem for the broadcast device to distinguish between them. I don't care if the sound is stereo. Thanks!
    01-13-2015 02:38 PM
  25. Scotty Trosclair's Avatar
    I know it can be done. My PC has the mouse and the keyboard connected at the same time. I know with my iPhone 5 I could connect my headset then when I would get in my truck the phone would connect to the car radio then when I would get out it would connect to the headset again. I don't how to make my S5 do the same thing but I wish it would.
    01-17-2015 10:44 AM
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