Blue Monitor


This app “Blue Monitor” handles services of Bluetooth devices, both classic as well as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). N.B. For BLE scan turn location ON !!! While scanning, a remote device can be selected resulting in een overview of its offered services. All characteristics of a selected service are listed, including values of readable characteristics. Notified characteristics are updated when received. Certain services are elaborated, enumerating there (parts of) characteristics in detail. These services are: Device Information, Battery Service, Heart Rate.
The Blue Monitor is able to act as a client as well as a server. It can listen to a service, chosen in the Settings Screen. In particular, the SerialPort service has been implemented. This allows 2 devices to exchange text messages. So, when acting as a client : select the SerialPort service of a connected device. Or, when acting as a server: choose the (default) SerialPort service via Settings and then switch Listen ON in the Overview Screen.

Features :
* switch Bluetooth ON/OFF,
* make device discoverable,
* scan for remote devices,
* listen to client services,
* show bonded or available remote devices,
* show services of remote devices,
* connect to remote device,
* show characteristics of a connected device,
* show read or notified characteristic values,
* show details of services:
- Device Information,
- Battery Service,
- Heart Rate,
* establish a session via SerialPort service with remote device,
* exchange text messages via SerialPort service,
* cache addresses of BLE devices for quickly connecting,
* optionally switch on Bluetooth at startup,
* configure discoverable duration,
* configure BLE Scan duration,
* configure to scan for classic or BLE devices,
* configure connection security,
* configure the service to listen for,
* clear all cached addresses.

Requires Android 4.3 or higher.
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What's New

Update because of changes in Android bluetooth stack.
1) LOCATION permission has been added. You will have to accept this permission in case of a scan of BLE devices. Location data are not (!) used inside this app, but only by the bluetooth stack.
2) Improved flow of 'Scan devices'
3) Improved flow of 'Make discoverable'
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Additional Information

July 14, 2020
Current Version
Requires Android
4.3 and up
Content Rating
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Offered By
Tis Veugen
Schubertlaan 2, 5583XW Waalre, The Netherlands
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