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Google’s new Fast Pair audio switching will debut with the Pixel Buds Pro

Google announced several new features for Bluetooth-enabled audio devices this January. At the time, the company highlighted features like multipoint audio switching, Spatial Audio, and audio-only Chromecast support, but it did not release the features to supported devices. Now that the company is gearing up to bring its flagship TWS earbuds, the Pixel Buds Pro,...

Fast Pair on Wear OS will let you quickly pair your watch with your headphones

At I/O last year, Google revealed its plans to extend Fast Pair support to more device types, including speakers, Wear OS smartwatches, and cars from select manufacturers. The company followed up with an announcement earlier this year at CES to further bring Fast Pair support to even more products, like Android TVs, Chromebooks, and Matter-enabled...

Android 13 might bring Fast Pair support to devices from more OEMs

At its annual I/O developer conference last year, Google announced plans to extend Fast Pair support to more devices. The company shed some light on this matter at CES last month and confirmed that it would soon extend Fast Pair support to Chromebooks, Android TVs, and Matter-enabled devices. But that doesn't seem to be the...

Google is extending Fast Pair to Android TVs, Chromebooks, and Matter devices

At its annual I/O developer conference last year, Google announced a bunch of upcoming features. While some of the features that Google announced during the event have already rolled out to users, the company is yet to extend Fast Pair support to more device types. However, during the ongoing CES 2022 trade show, Google has...

Fast Pair will soon let you quickly pair your phone to your car or Wear OS watch

Fast Pair has been a boon for Android users around the world. First introduced with the original Pixel Buds back in 2017, they have made their way to a lot of wireless earbuds and headphones from companies from the likes of OnePlus, Realme, Microsoft, and more, and it does what the name says it does:...

More Bluetooth peripherals need Google Fast Pair

With Bluetooth peripherals becoming more and more common, they haven't necessarily become easier to set up and configure. Often the pairing process can be clunky, and for people who may use two phones at the same time for work or other reasons, the constant pairing and unpairing process can grow tiresome. I frequently need to...

Fast Pair gets a new UI so you won’t miss pairing your Bluetooth accessory

Google’s Fast Pair feature is getting a new UI that supports a wider variety of devices, including OnePlus Buds and Fitbit activity trackers. The new UI, first spotted by 9to5Google, features a larger Fast Pair pop-up that includes the name of the product you’re trying to connect, a photo of that product, and a connect button....

Google Pixel Buds, OnePlus Buds, and other Fast Pair devices now appear in Find My Device

Google announced Fast Pair back in 2017, showing off its vision on how the first-time pairing experience of Bluetooth accessories can be improved. Devices like the original Google Pixel Buds came with support for this new experience, and these were followed by dozens of other accessories. Fast Pair as a feature-set is also gaining new...

Google is rolling out location tracking, battery notifications, and new settings for Fast Pair devices

Back in 2017, Google announced Fast Pair, a feature aimed at improving the first-time pairing experience for Bluetooth accessories. The first Bluetooth accessory to support Fast Pair was the first-generation Google Pixel Buds that debuted alongside the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Since then, dozens of other Bluetooth accessories from many different manufacturers...

Find My Device 2.4 prepares to add support for finding your Bluetooth Fast Pair accessories

Back at Google I/O in May 2019, Google announced lots of new software, devices, and features. One such announcement that they made pertained to the Google Fast Pair Service (GFPS) integrating with Find My Device. GFPS is a part of Google Play Services. Fast Pair does, more or less, exactly what it says on the...

Google Play Services 19.0.56 beta hints at smart Bluetooth battery estimates for Fast Pair devices

The 3.5mm headphone jack is definitively on its way out, and we are going to witness many more attempts from accessory makers towards Bluetooth audio devices. Back in 2017, Google had announced Fast Pair as a way to enable quick Bluetooth pairing with compatible devices, making the process easier and convenient for the then-upcoming Pixel...

[Update: Chrome OS support rolling out] Google’s Bluetooth Fast Pair now syncs between Android devices, Chromebook support coming in 2019

Last year, Google unveiled a feature along with the Pixel Buds called "Fast Pair." The feature is part of Google Play Services and it works with Android 6.0 and above. Fast Pair enables quick discovery and pairing with compatible devices via Bluetooth LE. Now, it's getting even smarter and will soon support Chromebooks. Fast Pair was...
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