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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Getting bluetooth to work on Raspberry Pi 3 after a dist-upgrade

This is really frustrating. Not expecting a definitive answer... but I can hope ;) Just some more troubleshooting ideas would be great. Clearly this has something to do with serial ports. But what???...
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Raspberry Pi 3 bluetooth pairing issue with tablet

I am trying to establish a bluetooth communication between my tablet (either a Galaxy Tab 2 mini or GAlaxy Tab A so android 4 or 5 and Bluetooth 3.0 or 4.0). When I try to pair my Raspberry Pi and my ...
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Raspberry Pi - Capture unintended Bluetooth packets

I am working on a project like this: I have 2 Raspberry Pi 3 Model B which run Bluetooth scan to detect two mobile phones. In Discovery mode, each RPi only detects the reply packets that are ...
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Establishing Connection without pairing using Python

I would like to establish a bluetooth connection from an android device to a Raspberry Pi without pairing. The language used in RPi is Python. I am connecting using ...
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2 Raspberry Pi's to 1 Arduino Mega

So, does anybody know if it is possible to connect 2 Pi's to a single Arduino board (more specifically the Mega)? I have a project in which a robot with two pi cameras, and 2 dedicated Pi's are ...
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Pi 3 Bluetooth Software Requirements

I am using Minibian(a minimal Debian based OS), and trying to set up bluetooth so that I can stream audio to a bluetooth speaker from my Pi. What are the minimum packages I need to get bluetooth ...
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RFComm Channel Cleaning

I have an Android application which connects serially to my Raspberry Pi 3 over Bluetooth. Before development of my app, I tested the bluetooth on the pi with an application called Bluetooth Terminal. ...
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Is it possible to control a Pi's GPIO pins using Bluetooth? [duplicate]

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and I would like to make a small Android application from which I would be able to control the Pi's GPIO pins. I know that this is possible to do with the internet ...
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Connect sensors to the raspberry pi using the inbuilt wifi

I am able to connect sensors using the GPIO pins. My Question is: Is there any possible way to connect any kind of sensors to the raspberry pi via Bluetooth or wifi? And get the data via the same!
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Android RFComm VR App

I have been toiling over an application that I am hoping will be able to send information from an Android phone to my Raspberry Pi 3, via Bluetooth. I have put together code from various similar ...
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multicast and unicast

i'm doing a project regarding proximity marketing through BLE. for that we are going to create a bluetooth beacon from raspberry pi 3.0. I need to know whether raspberry pi can transmit multicast and ...
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Python Script Read RFComm Data

I have successfully paired the Pi 3 to an Android phone via bluetooth. I have tested an RFcomm channel connection using Bluetooth Terminal from the Play Store and it shows that I have a valid ...
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Connect an iPhone to a Pi 3B with Bluetooth Low Energy

Ok I've been searching googling and learning all morning. I've installed gatttool, learned about hciconfig, hcitool, sdptool, and a bunch of other stuff and I still cannot find the answer. I would ...
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Bluetooth RFComm Android

I am attempting to setup a rfcomm channel inside of an android application. I can successfully pair to the phone (Bluetooth) via the GUI. However, if I use some sort of Terminal app on the phone (in ...
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Bluetooth auto connecting to trusted device

I have my iPhone 6 plus successfully connected(and also trusted) via bluetooth to my new raspberry pi 3. But I have to manually go into settings and connect each time. For the project I'm working on I ...
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Difficulty detecting bluetooth devices using hcitool

On my Raspberry Pi 3B, I'm unable to use hcitool to detect bluetooth devices. However, I can detect bluetooth devices using bluetoothctl: pi@pi1-3b:~ $ hcitool scan Scanning ... pi@pi1-3b:~ $ ...
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I would like to use the RPi with a bluetooth module to implement voice recognition using a paired microphone.Is this feasible and where do I start?

I would like to use the Raspberry Pi with a bluetooth module (HC 05) to implement voice recognition using a paired microphone or headset. Is this feasible and where do I start?
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Raspberry Pi 3 BLE scanning failure

I am trying to implement the next code to scan for BLE devices: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <unistd.h> #include <sys/socket.h> #include <bluetooth/...
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Bluetooth pairing without using bluetoothctl [duplicate]

I am currently trying to pair my Android phone with my Raspberry Pi without using the command line. I found several solutions, but none worked for me. My aim is, that bluetooth devices can connect ...
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Raspberry Pi3 as BLE to PC handler

Good afternoon, I'm new to Stack Exchange and posted this question in an area where it's probably not really the place to put it. But this seems to be the right place. A medical device I need to ...
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RPI 3 as bluetooth a2dp receiver sound cuts intermittently

All the tutorials around the topic are outdated, but following the general ideas of it I managed to get the RPI 3 receiving audio through bluetooth: The latest raspbian version at the moment, Jessie ...
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Raspberry Pi for connecting two speakers controlled by smartphone

I would like to know if it is possible to connect two speakers via an AUX cable and a Y Adapter to a Raspberry Pi and then use your smartphone (Spotify or Deezer App) to wirelessly control the ...
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Automatically accept bluetooth pairings

I am running a headless Raspberry PI 3, and I want it to automatically accept pairings from any device. I saw this answer in an identical question: Automatically accepting Bluetooth connections on a ...
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I want to make a wireless prototype of a Light switch using Raspberry Pi

I am planning to make a simple wireless light switch using Raspberry Pi. Which of the following protocols would be better suited for this? Zigbee Bluetooth Wifi - UPnP I am looking for cheaper ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero bluetooth keyboard not acting properly

I have updated over network the Raspbian on my Pi Zero. Attached a Bluetooth dongle, same as in some tutorials, halfcircle barely wider than USB port. The dongle works OK as network connection to a ...
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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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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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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 ...