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Bluetooth support in Android

BT does not work on Android.

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  • William Graf commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Love teams, but the Android app absolutely needs Bluetooth. I thought u was missing something. How is this not supported?

  • Concerned User commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Works! I figured it out!
    I remembered that for Bluetooth, Android was requiring "location" permissions for several apps. Once enabled in the Android app my Bluetooth headphones are detected and working!!

    - Navigate to "Teams" Android app in your launcher drawer
    - Long press
    - Drag/press to/the "information" icon (a circle with an "i" in it)
    - Navigate to "Permissions"
    - Enable "Location"

  • Concerned User commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    How are you supposed to use a video conferencing tool without headphone support?!

    I am saying"headphone support" rather than "bluetooth" since many phones today ship without a headphone port making this the defacto method of using headphones!!

  • Nick Wright commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Add one more to the chorus of people asking how a company as large as Microsoft possibly thought that it was ok to ship an enterprise conference app without bluetooth support. Because no one ever takes meetings from the car or anything...
    I'd been an evangelist for this in my department, because I found it infinitely better than Webex on the desktop. This, however, is a major issue, and I can't support us shifting to this product until it's fixed.

  • Adam Richards commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Definitely still an issue. It switches to bluetooth, but the audio on the other end is garbled and unusable. Pixel 3, Plantronics PLT.

  • Adam Scotch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hello? Has there been a response on this issue? Not having BT in Teams is a major problem. Using my speaker is not an option.

  • Pavel Franc commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Frustrating indeed. My bluetooth headphones work with Skype, music player, phone calls... just not with Teams. Android 8, LG V30.

  • Jose commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Definitely need bluetooth support working on the Android App.. Don't even have speaker support...

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