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OnePlus Bullets Wireless white LED keep flickering

  1. mihajlosporic Cupcake Jan 1, 2019

    mihajlosporic, Jan 1, 2019 :
    I just purchased the bullets wireless and noticed that there is a white LED that keep flickering even after the earphones are connected to the phone. It flickers quickly twice, every 4-5 seconds or so, and gets quite distracting, especially in dark. Any advice? Thanks
     

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  2. U1527517205663 Cupcake Jan 2, 2019


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  3. Joshlucpoll Cupcake Feb 16, 2019

    Joshlucpoll, Feb 16, 2019 :
    I have the same issue when watching videos in the dark, it's really annoying. It would be great if it could be altered with an app or just in the Oneplus earphone mode settings.
     

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  4. SUNG-HYUK HONG Cupcake May 25, 2019


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  5. Joshlucpoll Cupcake May 25, 2019

    Joshlucpoll, May 25, 2019 :
    I ended up just wrapping some electrical tape around the led. It's not the most elegant solution, but it works.
     

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  6. DanielKing Cupcake Jun 1, 2019

    DanielKing, Jun 1, 2019 :
    Why is this a feature, OnePlus? It's so distracting in the dark, I can't fathom why they would be designed this way. Time to break out the electrical tape ffs.

    Bullets wireless 2, one day old.
     

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  8. kevm66 Gingerbread Jun 4, 2019

    kevm66, Jun 4, 2019 :
    I just received my new Bullets Wireless V2 today. Already the white flashing light when connected is really annoying me when using the earphones in a dark room.

    I contacted OnePlus Support to ask if there was any way to stop it and the short answer was no.

    "Unfortunately it cannot be stopped. It is to indicate that it is been connected to your device."

    I then asked if there was any way a future software update could provide the option to stop the flashing and was asked by OnePlus Support to post in the forums so that "the concerned team can check the issue".

    After spending €99 on a pair of headphones I'm disappointed but feel that the issue could be easily be resolved with a small software update.
     

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  9. Xparx Cupcake Jun 4, 2019

    Xparx, Jun 4, 2019 :
    For the bullet engineering team, here is the equivalent issue in another product dependat on sound instead of light,
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    Seriously though, why is this so common in electronic products? Just stop plz.
     

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  10. flipjanis Donut Jun 12, 2019

    flipjanis, Jun 12, 2019 :
    I also would like that there come a software fix to stop the flashing white light
     

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  11. DanielKing Cupcake Jun 13, 2019


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  12. Johan I Cupcake Jun 17, 2019

    Johan I, Jun 17, 2019 :
    It annoys me as well to be end! OnePlus, what were you thinking? Fix this.
     

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  13. U1549401279187 Cupcake Jun 25, 2019

    U1549401279187, Jun 25, 2019 :
    This needs to be fixed. Had bullet v2 less than five hours and just discovered this completely pointless, highly annoying feature.
     

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  14. MRKanth Eclair Jun 26, 2019

    MRKanth, Jun 26, 2019 :
    Recently brought this and same issue. I hope there will be chance to dim the light.
     

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  15. FighterBoyZ Gingerbread Jul 1, 2019

    FighterBoyZ, Jul 1, 2019 :
    Bullets wireless 2 owner here. It's annoying the heck out of me right now!!! Otherwise a great pair earphones but this thing is completely unnecessary. I wonder which genius thought that people needed to be reminded every 5 seconds that their headphones are still connected. I've put a support ticket out for this useless "feature". Hope they listen to their customers.
     

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  16. G_Alex_Toy_XPfe Cupcake Jul 2, 2019


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  17. J1562132287129 Cupcake Jul 3, 2019

    J1562132287129, Jul 3, 2019 :
    Bullets Wireless V2 user from Australia here. I find this flashing LED very disturbing at night and desperately want this fixed. I could not recommend this product to anyone until it is fixed.
     

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  18. B1562533453740 Cupcake Jul 11, 2019

    B1562533453740, Jul 11, 2019 :
    I will be returning these ASAP. Using them in the dark is obnoxious with a bright, white, blinking LED every few seconds. Covering it up is not a proper solution as it doubles as the charging indicator.

    This should at the very least be a toggle option. I have no idea why it's necessary to be reminded that your earbuds are connected every 5 seconds.
     

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  19. Abinand_Narayan Cupcake Jul 17, 2019 at 7:22 PM


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  20. F_Dávid_Glosik_WIuJ Cupcake Jul 17, 2019 at 11:44 PM


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