I have been using Galaxy Note 8 since a month now. Everything else works fine except for the bluetooth. I have 2 bluetooth stereo headsets with bluetooth version 4.1, which used to work absolutely fine with Note 3 and Note 5, but with Note 8 the bluetooth connection gets dropped even when phone is in my pocket and i have put headphones on. I still have Note 3 and Note 5 and the bluetooth device works good with both.
One of my bluetooth headsets is truly wireless which means that the left and right earpieces get connected with each other wirelessly. Sometimes only the left earpiece works and not the right earpiece. The connection keeps dropping and reconnecting so i have to play the music again and again as it gets paused on disconnection.
I know that the bluetooth version on Note 8 is 5+ and the google says that it is backward compatible. Google Pixel series is also facing issues with bluetooth version 5 backward compatibility and they have assured their costumers with a software update to fix the issue. But i have read on samsung members forum from other members that Samsung hasn't assured its customers with any such fix. Instead some members have received a reply asking them to update the firmware of their bluetooth devices, which is a very strange reply and not expected from a company like Samsung especially for their flagship phones.
So, after all that said above, I would love to know from some authorised person in Samsung that when are they planning to fix this issue?
Also the Bixby voice wake up command doesn't always work. Google Now could wake up on Ok Google command even when I am 5 metres away from my phone.
Your speakers use Bluetooth classic. Bluetooth 5 and several previous versions only improve upon Bluetooth low energy (used by smart devices like Gear) while the Bluetooth classic has remained unchanged. Besides Bluetooth 5 is not supported by Nougat. So any problem that you are facing is probably not caused by Bluetooth 5. About the Bixby part, there is an option in Bixby's setting to increase the sensitivity of voice wakeup and also try retraining your voice model for better results.
Hi AbhijithSB. i am yet not sure about why my bluetooth devices are not working correctly. But for bixby, i am keeping the highest sensitivity for voice wake up and also i keep training it with different ways of how i speak. But the problem is that for the same conditions, google voice wake up works good but not bixby. I have also tried clearing the app cache, clearing the cache partition and keeping the google voice up off. But still the issue.
Google voice has been around for a while so it will perform better. Give Bixby some time, it will get better, hopefully. I personally don't use voice wake up a lot but it has worked like 9/10 times when I tried. It is unlikely that its an issue with your device, it will probably get better with future updates.
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