How to use my Bluetooth

Open the Pull-Down Menu, then select the ‘Settings’ icon on the top right and select the Bluetooth icon.
How to pair your Fairphone 1 to another device
  1. Go to System Settings > Bluetooth. Make sure your Fairphone 1 is set to ‘Visible to all nearby Bluetooth devices’
  2. Go to Settings > Bluetooth > Search for Devices. Wait for the other device to appear on the list in your Fairphone 1 and select it. (it’s called ‘Android AP’ by default, but you can change the name if you’d like something more personal.)
  3. Wait for the devices to pair. You will get a confirmation code on the screen of your Fairphone and on you other device. If you see the same code on both, you can confidently accept the pairing
  4. Once that’s complete, your devices are successfully paired and you can find each other whenever Bluetooth is activated.
Bluetooth connection (in cars, audio devices, etc.)
Below an overview of the Bluetooth profiles supported by the Fairphone 1. If you experience connectivity issues, please check if your device supports the listed profiles. Some other profiles work in some cases, but not yet in all conditions (e.g. PAN, DUN).
  • A2DP 1.0 (Advanced Audio Distribution Protocol)
    To connect your stereo headphones, stereo speakers, etc.
  • AVRCP 1.0 (Audio Video Remote Control Profile Protocol)
    AVRCP is designed to provide a standard interface to control TVs and hi-fi equipment.
  • HID (Human Interface Devices) (if running version 1.3 of Fairphone OS)
    The HID profile defines the protocols, procedures and features to be used by Bluetooth HID such as keyboards, pointing devices, gaming devices and remote monitoring devices.
  • HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Protocol)
    HFP describes how a gateway device can be used to place and receive calls for a hand-free device. A common scenario would be a car kit in your vehicle.
  • HSP 1.1 (Role: Audio Gateway) (Headset profile)
    The HSP describes how a Bluetooth enabled headset should communicate with a computer or other Bluetooth enabled device such as a mobile phone.
  • PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
    The Phone Book Access Profile specification defines the procedures and protocols to exchange Phone Book objects between devices.
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
    To access in a car to a mobile phone and to provide message access to a mobile messaging device using any available PC or notebook.
  • FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    FTP defines how folders and files on a server device can be browsed by a client device. A typical scenario would be transferring files wirelessly between two PCs or laptops, or browsing and retrieving files on a server.