Article ID : SX695802 / Last Modified : 11/24/2021

How do I make my Xperia device visible when using Bluetooth?

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    Valid for

    • Android™ 11
    • Android 10
    • Android 9 Pie


    Your Xperia® device with Android 9 operating system is visible to nearby devices as long as the Bluetooth® settings screen is open and the Bluetooth function is turned on. If you leave the Bluetooth settings screen, your device is no longer visible.

    Turn on the Bluetooth function:

    1. Find and tap SettingsDevice connectionConnection preferencesBluetoothOn.
    2. If available, select Pair new device.