With the popularization of Bluetooth sound devices in general and, more specifically, True Wireless headphones (TWS), the desire arose to connect two headphones or boxes to the same smartphone via Bluetooth. Find out how here!
With the popularization of Bluetooth sound devices in general and more specifically the True Wireless headphones (TWS) , something recent, there were doubts in the social networks that I participate about their simultaneous connection through the use of a single smartphone. In this tutorial I will try to solve this impasse by showing possible ways to accomplish this task in the Android operating system .
The Bluetooth 5.0 enables over a wireless audio device to connect to the smartphone. However, for this to be possible, the first condition is that both the cell phone, the headset or the speaker have version 5.0 of the wireless connection protocol.
There is a possibility that the phone used by default is accepting only one Bluetooth device connected at a time to the device. In order to be able to change this limit, it is necessary to activate Android “developer options”. Follow the steps below to access the developer settings on your smartphone:
- Access in Settings> System> About the device (or about the phone );
- Search for the “version number” of the operating system (MIUI, EMUI, Samsung OS, Oxygen OS, Android One, etc.)
- Press (click) it 7 times in a row in this option;
- A notification will appear notifying you that the developer option has been activated;
To access the developer options, you must go to Settings> System> Developer options, where you will have the option “Maximum number of Bluetooth connected audio devices” (it is in the “networks” section, you can use the search magnifier to find it easier). From there you can change to the maximum number that your mobile device allows for simultaneous Bluetooth audio connections.
Each phone may behave differently with respect to the media commands from the headset or speaker during music playback. Do the tests and report the result here. In the case of Samsung cell phones of the Galaxy S line, there is already an implementation of “Dual Bluetooth Audio” for the connection of two headphones at the same time.
There is also the option to connect a Bluetooth receiver / transmitter to your smartphone to use two audio devices at the same time (” Bluetooth transmitter / splitter “). Check the list of some models below for purchase:
- Avantree Audikast
- Avantree Oasis Plus
- Besign BE- RTX
- Mpow Bluetooth Transmitter Receiver
- TaoTronics Bluetooth 5.0
- TaoTronics TT-BA014
- TROND Bluetooth V5.0 Transmitter Receiver