It’s no secret that Bluetooth has been a problem child for Android, plagued with poor audio quality and connectivity issues. I’ve already covered a handful of common problems in a previous post, but another issue has been emerging in the last few months that threatens to virtually kill all Bluetooth operation on a device in the right conditions. The culprit is a nasty little oversight in the Bluetooth Low-Energy code added with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
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[Bug Watch] Bluetooth Will Begin Crashing After Encountering Too Many BLE Devices, Affects KitKat 4.4 And Jelly Bean 4.3 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.