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Switch paring from phone-smartwatch to phone-car then back again

Discussion in 'Android Wear' started by MadCanoist, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. MadCanoist

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    I am looking for an app that will automatically switch the Bluetooth phone paring between my Galaxy S5 and my smartwatch to my phone and car when I start the car, then, when I turn my car off it will automatically make the paring back to my phone and smartwatch. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
     

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    Pairing your phone with your car shouldn't disconnect the watch. The phone should capable of maintaining multiple connections.

    I have a Nexus 6, a moto 360 and pair my phone to my Mitsubishi Outlander for hands-free and Bluetooth audio and never had a problem.
     
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    Thanks for the reply. Perhaps I didn't explain the situation accurately. My Galaxy will not permit both my smartwatch and my Toyota to pair as “Call audio” concurrently. It’s either one or the other. The “Media audio” connection works the same way. That is, only one device at a time. Of course, the watch can connect to the “Call audio” and the Toyota to the “Media audio” and vise-versa. My understanding of Bluetooth is that multiple connections are possible as long as their operational boundaries do not overlap.

    My real issue is finding some way to automatically switch the “Call audio” to the car when it’s started then switch back to the watch when I cut the car off. I have to remember to do that manually now. The easiest way I’ve found, so far, is to get in the car, turn the smartwatch off, then start the car. When I get out of the car, I have to remember to turn the watch back on. More often than not, I have my mind (what’s left of it) on something else.

    I hope this helps further describe the issue I am trying to solve. Thanks again for your reply.
     
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    Whi8ch watch do you have?
     
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    That's not you, that is the way it works right now.:( I turned off phone audio to my Huawei Watch for that exact reason. That said, it still rings and I can reply to texts using the watch. I think in an ideal world you would be able to set a preference for which bluetooth connection you want to use in the presence of multiple connections.
     
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    I have an LG118. Inexpensive import.
     

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