2018-10-18 11:52 AM
still no solution ...
Anybody in here with similiar problems? Or anybody in here having conncted successfully via SBC or LDAC?
2018-10-18 01:08 PM
I've got similar issue on my XZ2, after update to Android Pie.
My wf-1000x headset always connects with SBC, there is no way to switch to AAC.
Before the update, on Android Oreo it was working fine, was always using AAC.
2018-10-18 02:45 PM
After updating to Android Pie, I also faced a same problem on my XZ2C. My wf-1000x is always connected to the SBC. I've tried to solve like factory reset, developer option etc. But still no solution. Before updating, it worked well on Oreo.
So, I think Sony's Android Pie has serious problem about bluetooth codec.
2018-10-18 10:31 PM
OK so I bought my new XZ3 a couple of days ago. Today I tried to see if I have the same problem. Long story short, I didn't.
I paired my XZ3 and my WI-H700 through NFC and when I opened Sony's 'Headphones' app the connection was already set to LDAC. 'Best effort' LDAC to be particular. To double check this I also opened the Music app, went to audio settings and it also showed my connection was using LDAC. I also triple checked it by trying to change music profiles in the 'Headphones' app and it didn't let me. That also shows I was using LDAC. So I couldn't replicate the problem, sry man. My guess is that there is a software mishap between your particular Bluetooth headphone (!) and Android Pie. I believe an update can fix it. Be sure to submit a bug report straight to Sony cause I don't think they look at the forum.
2018-10-19 11:59 PM - edited 2018-10-20 12:01 AM
I connected my MDR-EX750BT direct through Bluetooth and the notification tells me it is connected in LDAC, as this model isn't supported by the headphones app, I suspect that might be where the issue is.
Can your headphones connect direct to the xz3? Without the app?
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