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Questions tagged [bluetooth]

For questions pertaining to Bluetooth setup, usage and troubleshooting on the Raspberry Pi, whether onboard or via a USB dongle.

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Pi Zero W 1.1 dead wifi

About a month or two ago I bought a pi zero w from microcenter for a project but I didn’t start on it until now. I now realize the Pi that I got is one of the defective ones with a bad firmware, so ...
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Raspberry Pi/OBDII/Serial Communications over Bluetooth

Thanks for having a look at my post and my problem :) I'm presently developing an automotive on-board diagnostics scanner application in python3/wxPython. For the communications heavy lifting, I'm ...
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Rpi Zero W - How to automatically accept bluetooth pairing and log mac and info request?

I am using Raspbian Stretch 9.4 on a Zero W. The goal is to deploy it headless for long periods of time where it will broadcast a specified bluetooth signal. When someone tries to connect to it, it ...
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Bluealsa not discovering nor connecting with iPhone

I am having a problem in trying to get my iPhone able to discover the raspberry pi as well as getting the raspberrypi to pair with the iPhone. I am using bluealsa as pulseaudio got replaced, however ...
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Make the Raspberry Pi Zero W into a Bluetooth Receiver

I am really new to this (Just received my pi today). This is all headless. There's too many guides/packages of how to get your Bluetooth receiver going and I am just stumped. What is pulse audio and ...
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Are there reliable methods for connecting/reconnecting to multiple bluetooth LE devices to a raspberry Pi?

I've been trying to get a bluetooth LE IoT set up to work with multiple bluetooth LE devices that periodically turn on and transmit. I'm using code similar to https://engineersportal.com/raspberry-pi-...
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What is the status of `bluez`, and where is the man page?

bluez is advertised as "Official Linux Bluetooth protocol stack". There's a package (several actually) that can be installed: $ apt-cache search bluez bluez - Bluetooth tools and daemons bluez-cups - ...
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How to set up the Edimax EW-7611ULB combo Bluetooth WIFI dongle

The hidden question in this post... Although, this dongle works (for awhile), there is a problem with the bluetooth driver. After streaming for about an hour, the driver eats up all the Pi memory ...
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Connect to Raspberry Pi from iPad via Bluetooth

I'm considering experimenting with a Raspberry Pi. I was wondering if I could connect to the Raspberry Pi from my iPad via Bluetooth and use the iPad as a screen that way. In my head it makes sense. ...
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Read real time raw data bluetooth

Currently im working on a bluetooth speaker, which has to receive audio via bluetooth from my phone. The bluetooth receiver will be the raspberry pi 3 a+, and it will direct the audio data to an ...
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Using a bluetooth headset as both audio and mic on a raspberry pi

I am looking to purchase a Bluetooth headset for a project of mine and I would love it if I could use it with my raspberry pi The headset I am looking to get is this one: https://www.gearbest.com/...
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Play Audio Through 3 Different Bluetooth Speakers

I want to play a story divided into three mp3 files through three different speakers. For example: begin playing file 1 through speaker 1. Once it's over, play file 2 through speaker 2. When it ends,...
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Pairing a bluetooth speaker and playing music via the cli

I am trying to use a bluetooth speaker as an input and output device. It works fine with my phone, so the speaker and bluetooth is functional. End goal is to use it like a google assistant, since it ...
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Create a wireless N64 Controller

I am very new to Raspberry pi. I have retropie set up on a pi 3 and am using usb dongle n64 controllers. I was recently given a pi zero w as a gift and thought that I might be able to use it with the ...
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Connect Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth to Sound Bar

after spending the last couple of weeks trying to connect my bluetooth soundbar to my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and playing all audio output on it I am close to giving up. Using the GUI I can successfully ...
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BLE Connect fails with page timeout

I've got a custom BLE 4.1 device and I'm trying to connect it to Raspberry PI 3 B+ using hcitool, gatttool, bluetoothctl, ..., without success. The device is an NRF BLE chip with the Nordic UART ...
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2 way Socket communication over bluetooth using python

Is there any way to make communication with 2 RBI over bluetooth using python Socket? Do you have some tips how can i do it? Should i use multithreading? Right now i'm using this lib -> https://...
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Bluetooth Blues

I've discovered again that cursing and swearing at inanimate objects doesn't actually improve things, so I'll try posting a question. A couple of months ago I attempted a fairly ambitious project (...
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Creating device driver which feeds GPS Co-ordinates from phone to raspberry pi

I don't have GPS module, so I was thinking whether I can feed GPS coordinates from my android/ios phone to raspberry pi over wireless protocol like bluetooth/TCPIP. Can I create a virtual device ...
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2 USB Sound Cards in Raspberry Pi

I have a pair of Alesis Active Monitors which have a USB input and it's a pain connecting devices to it so I felt using a Rasberry Pi with bluetooth and audio ins to allow for multiple connections ...
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hcitool does not find devices despite GUI showing multiple

I'm trying to better understand C (and bluetooth) using a Raspberry Pi 3 b+ as the testing grounds. I started by writing a C program that uses BlueZ to scan for bluetooth devices (script pretty common ...
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specifying baud rate when using PyBluez Bluetooth library

I'm trying to establish Bluetooth connection for a hc-05 Bluetooth module. When using the "serial library" to setup the connections, you can specify the baud rate using "serial.Serial("*******", baud ...
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Wireless communication for RC project

I'm planning to build a remote controlled car based on either a Raspberry Pi 3 or a Raspberry Pi Zero (the one with bluetooth and WiFi). Currently I'm struggeling with how to communicate with the Pi. ...
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Problem with auto pair a Bluetooth device

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/bluetooth/bluez.git/tree/test/simple-agent I tried the Above Python script but getting a dialogue box 'Pairing Requested'. How to remove that dialogue box?
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Problem with aplay: “set_params:1363: Unable to install hw params”

I have been successfully using the command aplay -D bluealsa:HCI=hci0,DEV=EB:06:BF:19:C2:D3,PROFILE=a2dp Open.wav to play sound over a BlueTooth device. HOWEVER after a few hours of trouble free ...
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Passing audio from bluetooth to cloud

I want to use my RPI Zero W as a bluetooth headset (HFP) and take the audio (the voice of the caller) from a phone call and pass it to the cloud to do some TTS on it. The response from the cloud ...
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Not receiving any data via Bluetooth connection

I'm trying to send data from a ps3 controller to my Raspberry Pi, but the code I'm using does not pick up any data sent from the controller. The controller is connected yet nothing happens when I ...
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Python Bluetooth connection automatically

Is there any way to connect Bluetooth device automatically without manually entering the passkey and automatically trusting the device?
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Connecting a new Bluetooth device without monitor?

We are trying to connect a Bluetooth device without a passkey and trusting default yes in Python. I am running a headless Raspberry PI 3, and I want it to automatically accept pairings from any ...
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How to connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers?

Can I connect 3 speakers to the PI and listen to them at the same time? The distance will be less then 5 meters so that should not be a problem. I'm using a PI3 with Raspbian Stretch.
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Connect iHealth Bluetooth devices to Raspberry PI 3

I need to connect several iHealth Bluetooth sensors to a Raspberry PI. I read their provided SDK Documentation, but they only provide docs to build an Android/iOS application, which is not what I ...
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How do i turn my raspberry pi to a BLE peripherial to connect with an iOS device and query it for data

I have installed the latest of bluez (bluez-5.50), tried different suggestions from folks and nothing works, I can't find my raspberry pi on my IOS device using different BLE scanner apps. Can someone ...
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Using Pi to stream audio from android device to stereo using node js

couldn't find anything about that on the internet. I know it's possible to install some packages or even mount an SD with pimusicbox. But is it even possible to write your own code (node js for ...
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How to connect a bluetooth device from the command line

I have a headless raspberry pi (it's networked but not plugged into any keyboard or monitor). I've previously used it to play music through a wired speaker plugged into the headphone socket. I was ...
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Prevent guest user from using bluetooth and wifi

I'm running raspbian stertch and need to create a guest user to use the raspberry pi with limited permissions. To be specific, I'd like to prevent the guest user from using Bluetooth and wifi. I ...
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Bluetooth audio device as (virtual) hardware device (for SIP-calls via Linphone)

I have an external USB-Bluetooth-Dongle plugged to my Pi and a Bluetooth Speaker (with microphone) that is connected via the dongle. I manually compiled blueZ to version 5.50 and bluealsa to version ...
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l2ping bluetooth not timing out fast enough

I have been experimenting with pinging a list of known Bluetooth MAC addresses for a tracking project with a Pi 3, however, the ping does not seem to time out until after 5-7 seconds if there is no ...
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Changing volume with connected bluetooth phone

there. Since I recently just started on my first projekt with the Rpi, Iam a noob when it comes to figuring solutions out.. I successfully connected my iPhone with the Raspy (Model 3, B+) and it is ...
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Changing bluetooth class to act as a hands free device and car audio

Good morning folks, I have been using this tool to quickly configure my Pi2 as a bluetooth audio link to my camper van, it works brilliantly. My question is regarding changing the class of the ...
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Is it possible to pair with lge magic controller via bluetooth

I have a bluetooth smart tv controller, that is LG AN-MR500, I have been trying to connect it as a pointer for my raspbian system, I could connect it without pairing, But i couldn't make it work. ...
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Pi won't connect to HC-06 Bluetooth module

I’m really desperate for some help with an issue that’s been kicking my backside for days. To give some background - I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+. On it I have the latest RetroPie image (4.4). I’ve ...
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RPi won't detect built-in BT adapter

My RPi 3 says no bluetooth adapter is detected and therefore won't let me connect to a device. The BT logo is greyed out instead of blue and running sudo systemctl status bluetooth it says the service ...
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Bluetooth Audio to Raspberry Pi Zero W as USB Mass Storage

My car audio system has only a USB Memory input (it does not have Bluetooth). The audio system is able to read the content of the USB memory, find the folders (MP3 files) and show them on the screen. ...
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Raspberry Pi as a bluetooth audio sink - how to make it 5.1 capable?

My Raspberry Pi (Pi 1 model B) is connected to a 5.1 analog sound system through an USB sound card (Asus Xonar U7). I added a bluetooth dongle and bluealsa to the Pi to turn it into an audio device, ...
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What Bluetooth profiles does the Pi Zero W natively support?

I've started looking for tutorials for Pi's and Bluetooth, but I don't have any experience with Bluetooth and Linux, and it seems that the Bluetooth stack on Raspbian and/or Linux is not full featured ...
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bcm2835-aux-uart 3f215040.serial: unable to register 8250 port - -28

I've compiled LFS for my RPi3B. I've put BCM43430A1.hcd, brcmfmac43430-sdio.bin and brcmfmac43430-sdio.txt in /lib/firmware/brcm/. Copied /usr/src/linux/arch/arm64/boot/dts/broadcom/bcm2837-rpi-3-b....
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Use Raspberry Pi as bluetooth keyboard

I'm wanting to do a project with a Raspberry Pi acting as a Bluetooth keyboard and/or mouse. The Pi would be connected to a touchscreen display, and I would have a virtual keyboard on the screen that ...
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Apple iAP 2 Bluetooth profile support on Raspberry Pi

I have an RPi 3 B+ model and I know it has a Bluetooth chip onboard. Then I have found that BlueZ Bluetooth protocol stack can be installed on it. But there's no Apple iAP 2 protocol support out of ...
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Raspberry Zero pi W connecting Bluetooth to IOS app

I would like to connect my raspberry Zero Pi W thanks to BLE technlogy to an app IOS that I want to develop. Actually my raspberry has an accelerometer and I want to send the data and elaborate it ...
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Multiple audio streams

For an arts project I'm trying to set up an audio system, where I think an RPi could come in, but am open to other suggestions. The project, quick overview: Twelve nodes, in a large circle (1-2 ...