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Cleanup Paired Bluetooth Devices

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CptCurl, May 23, 2011.

  1. CptCurl

    CptCurl Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Please forgive my ignorance and let me say I searched for an answer on this forum before posting this.

    I want to clean out old Bluetooth devices no longer used.

    Here's what led up to this. I had a Jawbone Icon I bought right after getting my Droid X. It paired and connected without any difficulty whatever. I used it over a year and recently it died. That left me without an earpiece.

    My wife had an older BlueAnt earpiece I paired and connected (no problem). I didn't like it as much as the Jawbone, so I ordered another Jawbone. When it arrived I had trouble getting it to pair with the Droid X. After several tries it did finally pair. However, it won't keep a steady connection and often it fails to connect when turned on. I may be wrong, but I suspect this has something to do with having multiple devices, particularly multiple Jawbone Icon devices paired with my phone.

    I had thought I would delete the pairing and re-do it to get a better job. On my home screen I push the menu button, then "Settings", then "Wireless & Networks", then "Bluetooth Settings". There are two sub-menus at this page, "Bluetooth Settings" and "Bluetooth Devices". The menu button only pulls up a choice of "Scan for Devices".

    Under the "Bluetooth Devices" menu I see entries for various devices including the first Jawbone Icon, the current Jawbone Icon, the BlueAnt, etc. I can find nothing that allows me to delete any of these devices. I would like to delete them all and start over by pairing my current Jawbone Icon.

    Can anybody tell me how to do this?

    Thanks in advance,
    Curl
     



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  2. JB in AZ

    JB in AZ Android Expert

    You should be able to long press on the desired device in menu/settings/wireless/bluetooth settings/bluetooth devices...and select unpair.
     
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  3. CptCurl

    CptCurl Newbie
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    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

    Curl
     
  4. JB in AZ

    JB in AZ Android Expert


    Hehe. Happy to help. :) The "long press" is an often forgotten feature.
     
  5. hdb7

    hdb7 Lurker

    Helped me, too. Thanks!!
     

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