The Raspberry Pi 3 has onboard Bluetooth (a wireless communications standard) connectivity, and on other Raspberry Pis Bluetooth devices may be connected via a Bluetooth hub on one of the board's USB ports.

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Raspberry Pi Zero bluetooth keyboard not acting properly

I have updated over network the Raspbian most widely used OS on my Pi Zero. Attached a Bluetooth dongle, same as in some tutorials, halfcircle barely wider than USB port. The dongle works OK as ...
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File Transfer Failed : From RaspberryPi3 to My Mobile on Bluetooth

File Transfer Failed : From RaspberryPi3 to My Mobile on Bluetooth I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and the following command complete. $ sudo apt-get install pi-bluetooth $ sudo apt-get install bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth device list

I recently went on a trip with my RPi several hundred miles from were i live and i was surprised to see that when i ran bluetoothctl then devices it still showed devices from my house It is ...
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My Bluetooth speaker pairs with raspberry but when i connect it says Connection failed: No such file or directory

My Bluetooth speaker pairs with raspberry but when i connect it says Connection failed: No such file or directory Please let me know if there are any links which I can refer in order to resolve this ...
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How to implement an echo-service over bluetooth smart

I'm trying to find examples of how to implement a service over bluetooth smart (ble). I would prefer a python implementation. The step i'm most interested in is the bindning between ble and the ...
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Setting up In-Built Bluetooth from RaspberryPi3 using image created with Yocto Jethro

I've created an image for the RaspberryPi3 with Yocto Jethro (rpi-basic-image) and Ubuntu 14.04. I've included bluez5 and bluetooth in the DISTRO_FEATURES variable. DISTRO_FEATURES_append += ...
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successfully paired bluetooth apple keyboard with Pi but can't type

I successfully followed all the instructions here http://www.adeepbite.com/apple-bluetooth-wireless-keyboard-trackpad-raspberry-pi/ to link a Bluetooth keyboard to a Pi with no errors and I still can'...
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Measure Bluetooth Connection Time

I am currently using NOOBS on my Raspberry Pi 3. I want to measure how long a particular Bluetooth device(phone,tablet) is connected/in range with the Raspberry Pi 3.
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FATAL: cannot open /dev/ttyAMA0: Permission denied

When I want to use hc-05 I get the error below. What can I do to solve this? FATAL: cannot open /dev/ttyAMA0: Permission denied
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Can the Raspberry Pi 3 Measure Bluetooth Device Connection Strength

Is there a way of measuring the signal strength of devices connected to the Raspberry Pi 3 by Bluetooth.
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Bluetooth buttons and mpg123

This is my first post. I have started a project with a rpi2 that currently allows me to bluetooth my rpi2 to a bluetooth speaker. On that bluetooth speaker there are three buttons. One that plays and ...
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Raspberry pi 3 location in a set field, no gps [migrated]

I'm developing a project which involves a raspberry pi 3 remote control rover and I need to know the exact location of the raspberry pi rover in a set field. Let's say I have four logs, one in each ...
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Communication between Raspberry Pi3 and iPhone/Android via Bluetooth

I have installed Bluez5 and Pluseaudio 5 in raspberry Pi3 and Now I am able to connect to iphone and Mac using command line tool "bluetoothctl" in raspberry Pi. In bluetoothctl I have to type the ...
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Measure how long Bluetooth Device is connected to Raspberry Pi 3

Is there any method or library that I can use to measure the total time a Bluetooth device has been connected to the Raspberry Pi 3; starting at the point of connection between the two devices and ...
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bluetoothd or bluetoothctl?

I have been experimenting with the Bluetooth capability's of the pi and i came across two commands bluetoothd and bluetoothctl. When i run bluetoothd i get: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ bluetoothd D-Bus setup ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Bluetooth “No default controller available”

I'm running Jessie, and an apt-get update/upgrade has no work to do. The kernel is at version 4.4.11-v7+ #891. An hcitool scan says there's no device available. bluetoothctl says No default controller ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Connecting to Bluetooth audio device on Raspbian Jessie

I am trying to connect to a Bluetooth audio device on fully updated Raspberry Pi 3 running Jessie using the following: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# power on Changing power on ...
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Using the Raspberry Pi as a bluetooth speaker, but it refuses to connect

So, I followed this tutorial to make the bluetooth speakers, with some of the steps not working. For example, when it says to run the command "sudo nano /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf," "audio.conf" doesn'...
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Some key combination not working with Bluetooth keyboard

When I connect keyboard through USB to my RPI3 it is working fine but when I use Bluetooth keyboard some key combination are not working e.g. alt-F1 to alt-F12. Is it know problem?
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Decode Rubicson Bluetooth Smart Therometer [closed]

I have a Rubicson bluetooth smart therometer. I can connect with bluez and read some the handles, but they seems to be static and never change so i belive that i dont get the readings from the handles....
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Bluetooth A2DP conversion to / emulation of MTP

My goal would be to control music playback via car radio so that phone could stay in my pocket. Car supports only USB Mass storage and MTP protocols (actually Apple is supported as well but that is ...
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Raspbian Wheezy, Raspberry Pi 3 and HC05

I now this is a long shot, but some reasons I was using Raspbian wheezy on Raspberry Pi 2, and I was able to use HC05 bluetooth module with wiringpi. Lately I had switched it to Raspberry Pi 3, yet ...
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Setup Raspberry Pi 3 as bluetooth speaker

I am looking for a way to configure the Raspberry Pi 3 as bluetooth speaker using Raspbian Jessie. What I mean by as bluetooth speaker is use it to receive audio stream via bluetooth using A2DP and ...
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Act like a bluetooth midi module

Basically I would like to investigate if it is possible to connect a digital stage piano (Yamaha P45 - if that matters) via usb to the pi and make it (the pi) act like a bluetooth 'bridge' (for lack ...
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Auto run Python script with shell

Having an issue when running a particular script automatically. It requires root permission, uses bluetooth, and prints in a Python Shell. What I did: sudo nano etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi add @...
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Bluetooth import for Python Raspberry Pi 3 v2 [duplicate]

I cannot get import bluetooth to work. I get this error when I run the script: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/pi/filename.py", line 1, in <module> import bluetooth ...
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Pi3 and mini-UART bt

I have an app that needs to make use of the PL011 UART connected to a modem. It also needs to make use of Bluetooth. I have configured the Pi to use the pi3-miniuart-bt overlay to move Bluetooth to ...
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Automatically accepting Bluetooth connections on a Pi 3

I'm looking to develop a platform for my car which automatically connects any device which attempts to connect to the Pi via bluetooth. Currently it requires a pairing accept by the Pi but in this ...
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Emulate a Bluetooth Keyboard with a Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B (Raspbian Wheezy and bluez 4.99) Executes perfectly using a Bluetooth dongle. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (Raspbian Jessie and bluez 4.99) Attempting to pair with Windows laptop ...
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Where is Bluetooth pairing stored

I have paired a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse with my Pi3 running Raspbian. I am setting up Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on another SD Card to run on the same Pi3. I would like to use the keyboard and mouse on ...
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Using Python with Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi 3

Following this tutorial I successfully ran PiTooth on the RPi2MB (Wheezy). Following the same tutorial on the RPi3MB (Jessie) I get the following message "Could not configure bluetooth. Is bluetoothd ...
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hcitool scan says No such device

Using Raspberry Pi 3, Linux test 4.4.9-v7+ #884 SMP Fri May 6 17:28:59 BST 2016 armv7l GNU/Linux root@raspberry:/home/user# hcitool scan Device is not available: No such device What can be the ...
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Sensors and Bluetooth from Android

I am still somewhat new to coding but have had my RPi since 2013. I used the RPi for quite awhile but it has just been sitting in a drawer the last couple months. I plan on making a TruckPi that would ...
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Bluetooth can't hold connection for more than a few seconds

My brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 can't stay connected to my OBD-II Bluetooth adapter for more than three seconds before disconnecting. I've tried removing and adding it back to no avail. I've ...
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Raspberry Pi 3, can't connect to more than one bluetooth speaker via pulseaudio

I'm trying to get two bluetooth speakers connected via the native bluetooth controller. The first one connects and plays audio just fine. The second one never connects. Since I've searched and found ...
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ble modules/libraries for python 2.7.9 on raspberry pi 3 for scanning beacons

I got the beacon result printed on linux (raspbian) terminal through command sudo python testblescan.py [source code: https://github.com/switchdoclabs/iBeacon-Scanner- ], but when I try to run the ...
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Send uart commands through bluetooth

I bought a raspberry pi 3. I ordered the Move controller it's a Kickstarter project. They use the phone to send uart commands through Bluetooth and they put a Dev documentation online. What I fail ...
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Python script runs in RPi 2 but not RPi 3

I used the code provided in this tutorial and successfully ran it on the RPi 2 but when I follow the same steps on the RPi 3 it won't work. The shell just says: >>>=====RESTART===== >>&...
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Bluetooth LE on Raspbian disconnects devices after few seconds

i'm using Bleno (https://github.com/sandeepmistry/bleno) for a small BLE project. I've started with no problems on Raspberry Pi2 but switching on Pi3 i found that: If i connect to my "BLE Pi3" i ...
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Sending call over bluetooth from phone

I have paired my smartphone with Raspberry PI using bluez and blueman. But Now I want to pass the phonecall to the Pis audio system. I know that this too generic of a question here but what should I ...
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Audio not coming through to external earphones

After following this guide here, I am having no success with the audio from my phone appearing through the audio device connected to my raspberry pi 3. The audio is evidently being transmitted ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 OpenELEC Bluetooth

I finally got Bluetooth audio working with my Raspberry Pi 3 and OpenELEC. I am on version 6.95. After 5-10 minutes, the audio disappears. I do not believe it is the speakers. I have to restart my ...
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How to start hacking the Raspberry Pi 3 Bluetooth?

I am currently using Vala to code my projects to test the language, but any other thing will work. In the past I have coded to use a H-06 Bluetooth adapter for the Raspberry Pi 2, I wanted to try and ...
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How can I use Bluetooth to connect with smartphone?

My Pi is model 2 B+, and I bought a Bluetooth USB (BLE 4.0). I want to let my phone connect to my Pi by BLE, and the Pi send a incrementing number, every second, which will display on my phone. But I ...
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HC-05 Bluetooth with Raspberry Pi

I am currently trying to make my HC-05 Bluetooth Adapter (CZ-HC-05 gomcu) work with my Raspberry Pi (B+ V2, lates Raspbian freshly installed). I used this Tutorial: A cheap Bluetooth serial port for ...
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wireless sensor network formation using different wireless technologies

I am working on setting up a wsn network using different wireless technologies i.e wifi,bluetooth,zigbee etc.Now the normal way to communicate with each of these is to use a coordinator node as with a ...
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Latest Berryboot 2.0_Bluetooth issues

I installed the latest Raspbian-Jessie 1.9 on my Raspberry Pi 3, with the latest version 2.0 of Berryboot. When I install that same Raspbian version (downloaded from the Raspberry site) in the normal ...
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need help getting the pi to work as a bluetooth source

So I got me a Pi 3B and I'm using the Bluetooth build into it. after some tinkering around I made some progress towards this goal but I've hit a roadblock and don't know how to continue from here. So ...
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Cannot keep a device connected via Bluetooth [duplicate]

I am working on a raspberry pi bot project, and I am having some issues with keeping bluetooth devices connected for longer than a period of 10 seconds. I can pair the devices through blueman and ...