How to Locate a Lost Bluetooth Device

Bluetooth technology made our lives very easy, Buletooth devices can detect all nearby devices. And if you have paired your Bluetooth device to any of your device and now you have lost your Bluetooth device, what would you do to find it.

How to Locate a Lost Bluetooth Device

In this article we are going to discuss about how to locate a lost Bluetooth device, by following some easy and simple steps.

How to Locate a Lost Bluetooth Device

This article will explain the method to locate and find your lost Bluetooth device using an iOS or Android device of yours. You can find any of your Bluetooth device until the device has some battery life. These devices may include headphones, earbuds or any other device.

Steps to Find the Lost Bluetooth Device

Follow the given steps to find the lost Bluetooth device on Android or iOS:

  1. Turn On the Bluetooth icon on your phone (Android/ iPhone) from the Bluetooth Settings app.
  2. Download the Bluetooth Scanner app, for iPhone download LightBlue for iPhone, and  for Android download LightBlue for Android.
  3. Now, open the downloaded Bluetooth scanner app and start scanning.
  4. Find your lost Bluetooth device from the list of found devices.
  5. Note the signal strength of the device.
  6. You can also move around the place where you think you might have lost your device.
  7. When the device gets in the list, try to locate the device with the help of signal strength. When the signal strength improves it means you are closer to your lost device.
  8. If you have lost Bluetooth headphones or earbuds, you can try to play music on them and turn the volume high to find them from your phone. 

And that's it, this way you can find any of your lost Bluetooth device.


Q: Can we locate lost Bluetooth headphones on Android devices?

Ans: Yes, you can locate and find lost Bluetooth headphones on Android devices by downloading the Find My Device App from the Google Play.

Q: Can Bluetooth be used in hidden mode?

Ans: Yes, Bluetooth has this feature to be used in hidden mode. When you enable Bluetooth turn it to "hidden" not "discoverable". 

Q: Is it secure to use Bluetooth?

Ans: Using Bluetooth is less secure than using other wireless technologies, as WiFi.

So, this was an informative and easy guide for the ones who use Bluetooth device and want to know about how to locate and find their lost Bluetooth devices.

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