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Audio Ring tones wont play through bluetooth but everything else will

I have an interesting issue:

If I have my Blue Tooth headset on and connected, I can listen to music through it , I can hear notifications for text, email, etc and youtube audio plays through it just fine, but whenever I get a call, it doesn't matter if it is a stock ring tone or a music/mp3 tone it will always play through the phone's external speakers instead.

Is there a setting , tweak or app to change this so the tone will play through the headset only or both?
 
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I have the same issue but mine is through the headphone jack when using as a line out/aux to my car stereo. Music, video, navigation etc. plays fine. But ringtones ALWAYS switch to external phone speaker.
A big annoyance.
 
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Glad I am not the only one. Thanks for replying. Not sure what the deal is, hopefully someone will chime in and confirm if it is a hardware or software issue. I have never had a phone that wouldn't play the ringtone through bluetooth before.

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I have the same issue but mine is through the headphone jack when using as a line out/aux to my car stereo. Music, video, navigation etc. plays fine. But ringtones ALWAYS switch to external phone speaker.
A big annoyance.
 
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Not to revive a dead topic , but it just occurred to me that if I don't want to hear the ringer play through the phone then I need to silence it when I have my bluetooth connected. I just set up 2 Automatelt rules;

Bluetooth Connected / Ringer Off -
On device connection > Set ringer to Silent/Vibrate

Bluetooth Disconnected / Ringer On -
On device disconnection > Set Ringer to On/Vibrate

I am going to give this a shot and see if it works. I am betting that I still hear the musical crescendo in my headset while the phone is on silent.
 
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I have been having this same issue.
 
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Not to revive a dead topic , but it just occurred to me that if I don't want to hear the ringer play through the phone then I need to silence it when I have my bluetooth connected. I just set up 2 Automatelt rules;

Bluetooth Connected / Ringer Off -
On device connection > Set ringer to Silent/Vibrate

Bluetooth Disconnected / Ringer On -
On device disconnection > Set Ringer to On/Vibrate

I am going to give this a shot and see if it works. I am betting that I still hear the musical crescendo in my headset while the phone is on silent.
I'm having this issue as well. Where is this setting at for these rules?

Also a guy I work with has a RAZR maxx with the stock unrooted 4.3 room and his does the same thing. So I think it's a software issue.
 
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I'm having this issue as well. Where is this setting at for these rules?

Also a guy I work with has a RAZR maxx with the stock unrooted 4.3 room and his does the same thing. So I think it's a software issue.
The rules you speak of are Automatelt (its like tasker / llama ) rules , you can get Automatelt in the appstore, the free version is all I have needed so far.

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