Daniel Daniel - 18 days ago 9
Android Question

Turn Android phone into Bluetooth headset

Let's assume we have a rooted Android OS on a device that supports Bluetooth. Can we build an app that advertises itself as a Bluetooth speaker via Bluetooth A2DP?

If that was possible, then any other device could pair / connect to our Bluetooth server app and stream any music / sound. This server app could then take the music stream and play it locally or even send it to other devices via Wi-Fi. This would theoretically enable a multi-room Bluetooth solution.

Any idea how to achieve this? Where would I start?


Turns out there is a very good and detailed answer to a related question here.

Short Answer: Possible, but requires to modify the Android OS configuration and quite some low level NDK development to expose the A2DP Sink role as API to be used.

Thanks @BartPlatak for the pointer!