Google confirms bluetooth audio streaming fix for next version of Android 4.2

Those of who enjoy streaming music over bluetooth may have had a few issues with Google’s latest version of Android, 4.2. Fortunately, though, Google claims they’ve fixed the issue and they’ll be pushing it out with the next release of the software. Since we’ve been hearing so many rumors about 4.2.2, this fix shouldn’t take too much longer to get pushed out to the mainstream. Have any of your had bluetooth issues since updating your device to 4.2.1?

source: Android Police

  • lt_deb

    Yes ! Cant pair my wiimote since 4.2 on nexus 7.

    • The Bus From Speed

      And it doesn’t look like that’s about to change any time soon…..

  • @crapplejokes

    I stream music using Google Play Music over Blurtooth to a Logitech Music Adapter all the time with no problems on my Samsung Galaxy SIII.

  • kbtoiz

    I did had them before installing CM10.1 on my Nexus 7

  • level380

    Yep…bluetooth is buggy as hell on the n4,refusing to turn on at times unless its rebooted

  • Mystery Man

    Hmmm I havent had any issues with my Nexus 4 on paranoidandroid 2.99 beta 9+

    I play music in the car over bluetooth

  • Nick Chaplin

    no issues on my stock nexus 4.

  • martyhalpern

    I purchased a Logitech bluetooth keyboard to use specifically with my Nexus 7; it worked perfectly until the 4.2 update. Now it won’t pair for any longer than a few seconds, so I haven’t been able to use it since. Not real pleased with that, so I’m definitely looking forward to the fix.

  • kieths

    Basically, 4.2 & 4.2.1 disabled Bluetooth on my nexus 7. I slide the toggle to ‘on’, and it remains gray, never turning on. I used to (4.1.1 / 4.1.2) use Bluetooth tethering for mapping & traffic on the tablet. I also used to play arcade games with a WiiMote. All history now.

  • Satbir Singh Basi

    Nexus 4
    I am getting same problem with blue as most of peoples having.
    * Cannot start Bluetooth
    * by chance it’s working cannot connect to the device
    fix it..

  • anon

    I have 4.2.2 on Nexus 7 and audio doesn’t play on my BT headset at all.

    • unhappy user

      Same problem here. Tried with Nokia and Samsung BT headsets. Unable to play music:(. But works fine with my BT speakers.

  • MMS

    I was searching to see if anyone has had issues and found this string. I have the Maxx 4.1.2. My bluetooth in relation to streaming video /music through my Toyota stereo (Entune) was doing great up until a couple of months ago. It seemed to get worse with time. I “listen” to Netflix to/from work and had no issues up until then. I’m pretty sure it started getting buggy after the last update, but in the last few weeks, the music player auto starts and won’t shut off and in order to get music to quit I have to clear the queue -the player still won’t close. with it open it won’t stream Netflix at all. really annoyed with it. (Also hate the update on the music player. Tried a couple others, but then when tried the bluetooth deal again they seemed to take turns auto-starting as well…leading me to think it’s the bluetooth itself not the audio/video apps. If there’s a fix I’d sure like to have it. I used to LOVE my phone and with each update I like it less and less as something or several somethings seem to break each time. I really use my phone quite a bit and music / video is an important part of having this type of phone.

  • Krista

    I have the galaxy S3, and the past month or so, my audio streaming sounds like a poor quality fm transmitter. I can’t seem to figure out why. .