Yes, this depends on the Bluetooth device.
Also note that there's a difference in pairing multiple phones with the same device, and actually be actively using the device from multiple phones at the same time.
I do not think it is common for Bluetooth devices to allow the latter in this use case, however it is ofcourse possible to implement for the device ...
256 kbps AAC files are compressed by transcoding causing further information loss to AirPods when streaming from an Apple Device.
There is no 256 kbps AAC compression to AirPods.
The idea can easily be called "lossless" audio because AAC audio files are not transcoded and then decoded by various Bluetooth ...
I re-installed Big Sur on my machine, by booting into the recovery mode. That seems to have solved the problem. However, if there are more convenient solutions than this, please let me know and I will select that as the accepted answer. Thanks!
I have to use the USB receiver for my Logitech devices to reliably wake my Mac. I'm not sure if I have a lot of 2.4 GHz interference or it just doesn't signal like Apple's devices. The Apple devices reliably work for me, third party devices, I love to connect them via USB to make them as reliable as Apple branded Bluetooth.
Turns out most of the issue is due to mac books having a weak bluetooth chip. In order to free some bandwidth I have used wireless receivers for mouse and keyboard rather than connecting to laptop directly. Now the only device connected to my laptop via Bluetooth are the headphones.
For users of Logitech, the Unifying receiver operates on the frequency ...
This worked for me:
Press option ⌥ + shift and click on bluetooth menu bar icon. You'll see an option to "Reset the bluetooth module". Click this and your mouse will connect automatically after reset :D
Found this solution on Lifewire website.
Windows has the ability to create restore points. You can return Windows to a pre-update state by using System Restore. Restore points are often created automatically by Windows before the install of a major update. Restore points can also be created manually by the user. Below is a image of the System Restore tab of System Properties.
Selecting the System ...
This works in BigSur 11.2.3:
Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts
Check Use keyboard navigation to move focus between controls
Then, in future:
Cmd <Space> to open Spotlight Search
Type bluetooth and select the Bluetooth settings app
Press the tab key to move focus to the Turn Bluetooth On or Turn Bluetooth Off button
Press space to ...
I've encountered this from time-to-time. This solution is crude, but effective. Sometimes the key isn't pushed fully into the keyboard, so the connection is faulty. Just try pushing down on the key very hard a few times, and the key will now be resting in the correct position.