Over the years, bluetooth technology has changed the way we use our iDevices. We can now connect accessories to our iPhones and enhance our overall iOS experience. From speakers to ear pieces, there are numerous bluetooth accessories that one can choose from. Additionally, there are thousands of bluetooth apps the search through. This list is a great place to start if you are looking for a solid bluetooth app.
The best bluetooth apps for iPhone
16 Oct 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
Have you ever lost your Bluetooth-enabled device (headphones, mouse, or other), and absolutely couldn’t find it in your house? The Bluetooth Tracker lets you discover all of the Bluetooth Low Energy devices in your nearby area and monitor their signal strength. The app uses audio and visual features to estimate each device’s proximity to where you are. When the app discovers a device, it will display the broadcasted name and UID and you can start monitoring. You can also set up alerts that will tell you wen a device is discovered during your session without you having to keep an eye on your phone.
- See Bluetooth Low Energy devices in the vicinity
- Monitor signal strength
- Determine how close each device is to you
- Find your lost devices
- Free Bluetooth app for iPhone
If you need or want to broadcast your voice to any Bluetooth or AirPlay audio destination, use Intercom! All you have to do is choose your speakers from the list of available audio routes and then hold down the Talk button. Say your piece, and when you let go of the button, your message will be broadcast though the speakers of your choice. This app will make it really easy to communicate around your home. Imagine: you’re sick in bed and your kids are making too much noise. Tell them to pipe down! Send a message from the back yard where you are cutting grass to the living room stereo asking your spouse to make you a coffee.
- Broadcast a recorded messageSimple and intuitive
- Optional announcement tone
- Support for both Bluetooth and AirPlay
- Integrates with home automation systems
- One-time purchase
This is one of the most efficient apps for transferring files from one iOS device to another. Transfer is quick and easy to use. Jus tap on the “+” icon and start adding the files that you want to transfer via iTunes or email. You can also preview all sorts of files through this app like doc, xls, pages, pdf and more. The app has a nice and easy interface, which makes it a smooth process when trying to find and transfer files. Connect devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and just flick the files to wherever you want them to go.
- Quickly and easily transfer files from one iOS device to another
- Connect via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
- Preview files within the app
- Transfer via email or iTunes
- Cool and efficient user interface
Blue Hound is a powerful Bluetooth finding app. It will search for all Bluetooth enabled devices located nearby and make it easy for you to connect. There’s a real time scanner, filter scanning results, power save mode, list both active and inactive Bluetooth devices, search the cloud for devices, smart device identification, get directions to the last known location of a specific Bluetooth device, located devices indoors or outdoors and so much more. The app will bark when a new device is found. If you are trying to transfer files from one device to another via Bluetooth, make sure you have this app to accurately locate the device.
- Find any nearby Bluetooth device
- Locate them indoors, outdoors or the Cloud
- Real time scanner, Filter scan results
- ID devices, Barks when finds new device
- Location, directions and map of devices
This app is a great way to share files locally. Transfer between iDevices or any other bluetooth enabled device. It supports a wide range of files and you can even view these files like MP4 and TXT. The sort feature makes it easy to organize your files, Additionally, this app is Chrome and Firefox supported. If your file gets interrupted while transferring, you can resume it without having to start over. Transfer individual files or whole folders. Check your transfer history, monitor the live progress and so much more with this powerful app.
- Share local docs quickly and easily
- Resume downloads at any time
- Complete folder transfers
- Tracks complete progress during transfer
- Can view wide range of files
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This app is like an all-in-one utility box for sharing files, communicating and monitoring. It's very easy to share a photo, video or file from iDevices whether your own or from a friend. Speaking of friends, you can text chat with other friends who have this app directly through the app. Additionally, if you don't want to text, you can use the app's walkie-talkie function. Another cool feature is it's monitor function which operates like a baby monitor or a quasi surveillance camera. This app has a lot of potential for everyday use.
- Complete sharing features for multiple file formats
- Very easy to use any of its features
- Includes iDevice camera monitoring
- In-app chatting service
- Can also use as a walkie talkie
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With over two million downloads, BlueMe is a very popular and successful bluetooth app. The app's support is also worth mentioning as the developers are committed to helping users. To connect to another iDevice via this app, all you have to do is shake your iPhone. Yes, it's that easy. iCloud integration also makes it easy to get data and information. Import or transfer individual or multiple files, text chat, connect with multiple iDevices, share files, voice calls and so much more. It's like they are trying to make it so we never choose another bluetooth app.
- Highly popular app
- Excellent customer support service
- Numerous features for sharing
- Voice call anyone on bluetooth within 30 feet
- iCloud integrated feature
If you are just looking for a bluetooth app to transfer pictures and videos, nothing else, then here's the app for you. The transfer process is quick and reliable. Maintain the high-quality media files without losing any quality during the transfer. It's a really simple process that makes it easy to transfer your videos or images capture from your iPhone. Skip the iCloud or Dropbox transfer and storage, or the iTunes syncing, just use this app to transfer from one iDevice to another.
- Maintains media file quality
- Quick transfers of large files
- Great for those who take lots of videos and photos
- Send one or multiple files
This app has an assortment of bluetooth utilities all in one convenient location. Whether you want to share files with friends and family or communicate with them, this app can handle it all. From text to walkie talkie, communication is fun and easy. If you want more fun, then play a game of Tic Tac Toe with a friend via this app. If you are a parent, you can use this app as a baby monitor instead of getting another separate monitoring app. Another simple and efficient feature is sharing contacts between devices. No more having to go the Apple route and doing it through iTunes. These functions are practical and enjoyable.
- Share multiple file formats like videos
- Use as a baby monitor
- Play Tic Tac Toe with friends
- Use as a Walkie Talkie
- Share contact information easily
This app is more for the tech savvy bunch. It's more technical in function and understanding. However, if you already understand the terminology and concepts, then it's very simple to use. There are two modes: Central and Peripheral. The Central mode allows you to scan to see if there are and devices to connect with via bluetooth. Peripheral mode allows you to simulate peripheral hardware. Browse and read characteristics or services, download peripheral profiles that are preconfigured and more. You must have at least iOS 7 installed to use this app.
- Scan and simulate Peripherals
- Two modes: Central and Peripheral
- Download preconfigured profiles
- Write services in multiple formats
- Browse services and characteristics