1. PilotGav's Avatar
    Is there seriously no way to connect to a specific BT device from a widget or icon? It's insane to have to go into SETTINGS - Bluetooth just to connect.

    I'm assuming this is another thing Apple has locked down?

    Thanks for any advice.

    Gavin
    MrMars likes this.
    10-23-2016 12:42 PM
  2. erichards2's Avatar
    That is correct. It's a painstaking process. It's needed because most BT devices don't have the independent systems to recognize the connection. Unlike the new air pods that have their own W1 chip. Cheers!
    10-23-2016 12:48 PM
  3. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Painstaking? 2 taps and you're there. I never had issue with that. I can swipe right to the widgets and tap Bluetooth on my Launcher widgets. It goes straight to Bluetooth in Settings. Not sure it saves time though. It might.
    nikkisharif likes this.
    10-23-2016 12:53 PM
  4. PilotGav's Avatar
    That's perfect. I'll check that out. Thanks!
    10-23-2016 12:59 PM
  5. PilotGav's Avatar
    Launcher was the answer. I have a feeling I'll be using it for many more things!
    10-23-2016 01:10 PM
  6. nikkisharif's Avatar
    Painstaking? 2 taps and you're there. I never had issue with that. I can swipe right to the widgets and tap Bluetooth on my Launcher widgets. It goes straight to Bluetooth in Settings. Not sure it saves time though. It might.
    All my BT devices connect automatically. Glad you reminded me of Launcher, just in case I get a new one that doesn't.
    PilotGav likes this.
    10-23-2016 08:56 PM

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