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Bluetooth and fingerprint reader on Xperia XA2

asked 2018-11-27 12:10:14 +0200

charles gravatar image

Hi everybody! I have just installed Sailfish X Free on Sony Xperia XA2 Dual-sim. Unfortunately, there is no even setting menu for fingerprint and Bluetooth settings are empty. Also, Bluetooth seems to be always on according to the pull-up menu and I can not change its state.

Is it only me or current Sailfish build does not support those features on Xperia XA2?

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fingerprint is below device lock

pawel ( 2018-11-27 16:39:06 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-11-27 23:25:16 +0200

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Simple solution (for BT): Reboot the XA2. After the reboot, the Bluetooth settings page will be populated.

I had this problem as well.

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answered 2018-11-27 12:31:09 +0200

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Under Known issues specific to Xperia XA2 in release notes

  • Bluetooth: initial support only

For fingerprint, I can't find anything

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It was mentioned in the release notes:

  • Fingerprint support not working

But for some reason it was removed when the release notes was revised. On another thread @spiiroin confirmed that currently there's no fingerprint support for the XA2 model. Comments under this answer.

Edit: I've tested the BT to some degree:

  • Honda (Civic 2015) HFT works
  • Address book syncs
  • Battery status works

  • Rockpool

  • Notifications work (empty content though, more of a rockpool issue than BT itself)

  • JBL GO

  • Audio works

So for an initial support, it seems to work quite nicely (at least for me).

raketti ( 2018-11-27 13:29:58 +0200 )edit

@raketti Do you have any settings under Setting >> Bluetooth page? Can you change Bluetooth state (on/off) in the pull-up (quick) menu?

charles ( 2018-11-27 14:02:12 +0200 )edit

@raketti: I thought I read about fingerprint reader not working, but couldn't find it now. Thanks for the clarification.

Mohjive ( 2018-11-27 14:06:42 +0200 )edit

My XA2 (Dual Sim) sometimes fails to pair with other devices, but then connects anyway or can pair successfully when I try again. I've noticed OBEX file transfer is twice as fast as on Android (tested with another XA2) but I managed to crash it, when I (accidentally) sent 2 files simultaneously. After a reboot Bluetooth worked again.

Headset and addressbook syncing works fine with my Volvo C30. Audio streaming only works, when I switch to BT-input right after starting the engine (this is when the phone connects to the car). Streaming doesn't work if I switch from radio to bluetooth later while driving (this only affects music streaming, making/accepting calls always works).

mlohse ( 2018-11-28 15:59:54 +0200 )edit

@mlhose, I noticed the same. Audio doesn't get routed if the input is cahnged in the car streo. Also I can't get audio from my JBL Go. So it seems that the audio sink (or whatever it's called) isn't properly implemented.

raketti ( 2018-11-28 19:10:31 +0200 )edit
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answered 2018-11-27 14:02:25 +0200

charles gravatar image

@raketti Do you have any settings under Setting >> Bluetooth page? Can you change Bluetooth state (on/off) in the pull-up (quick) menu?

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Are you familiar with SFOS pulley menues? Activate BT on the settings page, then pull down from within (not from the edge) to scan for devices.

Edit: To activate, tap on the grey dot.

Kopekenscheich ( 2018-11-27 14:29:02 +0200 )edit

@charles, here's my BT settings:

BT off

BT on

raketti ( 2018-11-27 14:59:53 +0200 )edit
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answered 2018-11-27 15:07:15 +0200

charles gravatar image

@raketti thank you sharing the screenshots. My BT settings menu is completely blank, no buttons, no text, only return option, I will upload a screenshot soon. Any ideas?

What is your Xperia XA2 model? I have Xperia XA2 dual-sim H4113.

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