Article ID : SX695804 / Last Modified : 24/11/2021

How do I make my Xperia device visible when using Bluetooth? (Android 9 or Android 10 or Android 11)

    Information / Solution

    Valid for

    • Android 11
    • Android 10
    • Android 9.0 Pie

    Solution

    Your Xperia device is visible to nearby devices as long as the Bluetooth settings screen is open and the Bluetooth function is turned on. Once you leave the Bluetooth settings screen, your device is no longer visible.

    To turn on the Bluetooth function and make your device visible

    1. Find and tap Settings > Device connection > Connection preferences > Bluetooth > 
    2. Tap the on-off switch so that the Bluetooth function is turned on. 
    3. If available, select Pair new device.