Android BluetoothChat Sample =================================== This sample shows how to implement two-way text chat over Bluetooth between two Android devices, using all the fundamental Bluetooth API capabilities. Introduction ------------ This sample should be run on two Android devices at the same time, to establish a two-way chat over Bluetooth between the devices. Select "Made discoverable" in overflow menu on one device and click on the Bluetooth icon on the other one, to find the device and establish the connection. The sample demonstrates the following, using the [Bluetooth API]: 1. [Setting up] Bluetooth 2. [Scanning] for other Bluetooth devices 3. [Querying] the local Bluetooth adapter for paired Bluetooth devices 4. [Establishing RFCOMM] channels/sockets 5. [Connecting] to a remote device 6. [Transfering] data over Bluetooth : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html#Permissions : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html#FindingDevices : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html#QueryingPairedDevices : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html#ConnectingDevices : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html#ConnectingAsAClient : http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/bluetooth.html#ManagingAConnection Pre-requisites -------------- - Android SDK 26 - Android Build Tools v26.0.1 - Android Support Repository Screenshots -------------
Getting Started --------------- This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the "gradlew build" command or use "Import Project" in Android Studio. Support ------- - Google+ Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/105153134372062985968 - Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/android If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-BluetoothChat Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more details. License ------- Copyright 2017 The Android Open Source Project, Inc. Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more contributor license agreements. See the NOTICE file distributed with this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership. The ASF licenses this file to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.