Article ID : SX695802 / Last Modified : 12/27/2020

How do I make my Xperia device visible when using Bluetooth? (Android 9 or Android 10)

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    Topics covered in this article

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

    Valid for

    • 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.

    To turn on the Bluetooth function:

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