am using pi 4 8GB for last 6 months everything was going well. Last week i updated my OS(raspbian). After that bluetooth is not working properly. i can able to pair a device successfully, but am not able to select my bluetooth device as an audio output.when i do that its showing an error like

Failed to connect to bluetooth device - Device not found by pulseaudio

am having an one more os which was not updated recently

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It is a known issue on the PI4. Take a look at the forum thread: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=311457#p1864038

  • Wow! What a clusterf**k.
    – Seamus
    May 19, 2021 at 5:24

by executing this command

sudo apt-get install pulseaudio pulseaudio-module-bluetooth

dpkg -l pulseaudio pulseaudio-module-bluetooth

issue has been solved

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