Accessories Bluetooth keyboard help

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ursf, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. ursf

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    What is your secret? I have sprint ETC EVO 4G android 2.3.5 and was not able to get it to work all weekend. Tried everything. and the Rii works very well with my son's galaxy II, so no issues on the keybord itself. Is bluetooth really that much of a hit and miss? Any advice would be highly appreciated.
     

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  2. OverByter

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    The Evo V has Bluetooth 3.0 as does the S2 while your phone has 2.1, that might have something to do with it.
     
  3. ursf

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    Sounds like a logical explanation. I overlooked the "V" in the original post and ordered my a Rii based on that. My bad.
    Would you or anyone know if there is a way to upgrade Bluetooth on this phone. Or is it part of Android 2.3.5? If yes, is there any way to upgrade Android 2.3.5?
     
  4. OverByter

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    The bluetooth version is built into the chip, there is no way to upgrade it. However there may be an alternative stack that improves functions.
     
  5. ursf

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    Now I am going to try to do some homework on what is an "alternative stack", it there is one for this case and how I can get a hold on it on my handset......
     
  6. jerofld

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    Over there <points>
    I've moved these posts from another thread to here.

    Also, OP, that keyboard says it's Bluetooth 2.0 compatible. If you have Bluetooth 2.1 in the Evo 4G (seems reasonable, but I don't know for certain), then the keyboard should work. Try rebooting and turning on and off the bluetooth radio and the bluetooth device. Make sure the bluetooth device is fully charged.

    Or the keyboard you have is defective. Do you have any other bluetooth enabled devices that it could work with?
     
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