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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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Play raspberry pi sound through bluetooth speaker

I have Raspbian Stretch installed on my RaspBerry Pi Model 3B+. I paired the speaker using bluetoothctl, but I cannot see it in raspi-config (Advanced Options -> Audio) list. Also I tried several ...
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Rasberry Pi zero and 3 bluetooth transfer speed is slow RFCOMM

I am trying to send a series of bytes from the Raspberry Pi zero W to the Raspberry pi 3 via bluetooth. Im using the PyBluez python package. I believe that Raspberry Pi Zero has Bluetooth 4.1 and ...
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Pi zero as bluetooth keyboard?

I am attempting to use a Pi as a bluetooth keyboard. There are several guides I have found for this, such as this on from impythonist. However, they seem to be outdated, and so far as I can tell ...
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Displaying specific information from Raspberry Pi to a bluetooth display

I have a project on Raspberry Pi and I want to display angle variation recorded from sensors connected to RPi but the display must be connected via Bluetooth. Is this possible?
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Freeze caused by bluetooth and webcam

My web app has a webcam running using ng-camera(based on webcam.js), and a separate bluetooth sniffer running on node js on the background. After several minutes running, the app and raspberry pi will ...
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How to send an image from Raspberry Pi to mobile by using program [on hold]

I am finding difficulty to send image from Raspberry Pi B to mobile phone via Bluetooth using Python program
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No wifi or bluetooth on raspberry pi zero w

I have bought a raspberry pi zero w and performed the headless setup and used ssh to connect to my pc.But it does not detect the wifi interface and always gives 'No wireless interface found' when i ...
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How do I change my Pi's bluetooth profile for it to show up as a bluetooth device not an audio device?

I want to give the pi a profile such that I can send and receive messages from it. However, in the list of bluetooth devices, it is showing up as an media device.
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bluez - failure to pair bluetooth remote

I'm trying to pair my PS3 remote with my RPi 3, through bluetoothctl. The steps I'm attempting: place the remote in pair mode run bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# devices Device 00:19:C1:5A:24:7B BD Remote ...
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Can I use an old bluetooth dongle with a model 2B?

$hciconfig -a ... ... ... HCI Version: 2.1 (0x4) Revision: 0x529b Does anyone know if this hardware is incompatible? I got some old bluetooth dongles from work and found my old rpi, it's a model 2 B....
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calculating the distance between BLE of RPI3

most accurate equation or algorithm to find distance between tow Bluetooth low energy (BLE) of Rpi 3 with python code?
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Bluez Android/iOS control

Hey guys I created bluetooth speaker from my Pi Zero W. Everything works as I want. I implemented my own absolute volume control using d-bus which work as needed. Connection from Iphone work perfectly ...
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How to power down bluetooth on startup, but leave it accessible

The majority of the time, I won't want to use the bluetooth on my pi, I've found how to do it with either the GUI or using bluetoothctrl at the command line, but I really don't see a way to do it ...
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Develop a communicattion between a Raspberry with BLE server and a Raspberry with BLE client

I have been developing an small project which requieres a communication between two Raspberries, the first one acts as a Beacon and the second one tries to connect to that beacon and obtain the RSSI ...
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Pi bluetooth audio: can't get LMS squeezelite audio to BT

I have a Pi 3B+ running Raspbian Stretch. I want to send audio via the built-in BT to a Logitech Audio Adapter which feeds my stereo. I can do this from the command line via either aplay or mpg123 so ...
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Unable to change Bluetooth Service Class

I've tested this over various Raspberry Pi's(Pi Zero and Pi 2) and different versions of Raspbian lite(Latest to oldest version from 2015) and different versions of BlueZ (5.23, 5.43, 5.49). I have ...
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How to connect to Android to Raspberry Pi through Bluetooth

I have been trying to connect my Raspberry Pi B+ with my phone through Bluetooth, my Android phone is also paired with the Pi but couldn't connect. I also tried to connect from terminal using ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ doesnt play audio via BT speaker

so I wanted to play audio via a bluetooth speaker. I tried it with my Phillips BTM3160 and my Creative iRoar Go. The Pi wouldn't even connect to the Phillips one and on the Creative it plays with the ...
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Connection failed between raspberry pi zero w and android via bluetooth LE

I'm trying to connect my rpi0 w to any android device via Bluetooth LE(low energy) , i can pair but i can't connect them ,an error always showed (Connection failed,No usable services on this device ) ...
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Bluetooth Connecting two devices

I am trying to set up bluetooth so that I can play music from both my phone and my computer in alternation (ie, if I want to go in the other room on a call where the phone stops playing, i can switch ...
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How to programmatically check bluetooth speaker is connected to rpi3?

I am trying to detect if my bluetooth speaker is connected to my rpi3 with my python code, executing this command status = subprocess.call('ls /dev/input/event0 2>/dev/null', shell=True) if the ...
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How to boost bluetooth range?

I have had some success connecting to my Bluetooth devices but only when I'm in the same room as the Rpi. This limits the utility somewhat... I had hoped to be able to use them anywhere in my home. I ...
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Running sudo rfcomm watch hci0 during startup

To connect to the RPi3 through the Bluetooth Terminal App, I have to run this command first: sudo rfcomm watch hci0 How to execute this command automatically during startup of the Rpi? I found this ...
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Can't connect to bluetooth switch

I have a Pi3 running Jessie and I'm trying to connect to this plug, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PG50OSM/ref=od_aui_detailpages00?ie=UTF8&psc=1. I've been able to pair and trust the device,...
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Problem installing Bluetooth Dongle on Raspberry Pi 3 running Windows 10 IOT Core

I recently bought the plugable Bluetooth USB adapter usb-bt4le and I want to use it with my RPi3. I have windows 10 core IoT installed on the RPi. I have disabled the on-board bluetooth and I wish to ...
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Using Bluez, how to select what HCI interface to use?

I have an external USB Bluetooth 4.0 interface and the built in BT interface. I would like to configure Bluez to use the external Bluetooth 4.0 interface only (hci1). I did systemctl stop hciuart ...
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Confused about btpan python script

This has been done in Raspberry pi 3b in Raspbian Stretch. The goal was to setup a PAN between two raspberry pi. I have followed this tutorial for the command bt-pan server pan0. However I had a few ...
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Raspberry pi 3 model b warranty in Pakistan [closed]

This is Ayesha from Pakistan, I'm an Engineer and I always use Raspberry pi 3 model b here in Pakistan for my projects. It has been 1 hour that I'm searching and reading here my concern topic but I ...
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Raspberry pi 3: is not ready to pair -BLUETOOTH

I need to connect my android phone to my pi3 via bluetooth and with a PIN. I am using blueZ4.0.1 https://github.com/pauloborges/bluez/blob/master/test/simple-agent this is what I did: on my terminal, ...
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Not able to pair Raspberry Pi3 and iBeacon using Bluetooth

In my current project, I am working with iBeacon in the area of IoT. Basically iBeacon works on Bluetooth wireless technology. I am using Raspberry Pi 3 (with in-built WiFi and Bluetooth). Pi 3 ...
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Can't get bluetooth headphone mic working with pi

I am trying to get my Bluetooth headphone mic working with pi b+, my headphone gets connected and audio output is also working but its mic isn't working with pi. I had gone through several online ...
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CWiiD doesn't detect wii remote but hcitool and blueman do

I have a raspberry pi 2 model B version 1 running raspbian that I am trying to get a Wii remote to work with. I have an Inateck Bluetooth 4.0 adapter plugged in to it and have CWiiD installed. When I ...
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Run many scripts with different commands from bluetooth [closed]

I have 3 scripts and I want them to be listening to a bluetooth command. When the Raspberry receive a command from the bluetooth, one of the three scripts must run. For example if the Raspb recieve ...
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WHY my Python BLE device discover codes don't catch as many devices as Raspberry Pi OS panel does?

I developed some BLE device discovery python codes from the example given in https://github.com/pybluez/pybluez/blob/master/examples/ble/scan.py which are run on a Google AIY Raspberry pi. from ...
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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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Wifi conflicts with bluetooth: impossible to use BT mouse + keyboard with wifi turned on

2 years later, I still have the same issue. In Raspbian, using the built-in Bluetooth controller: Connect a BT mouse Connect a BT keyboard Turn on the built-in Wifi and connect to a network ...
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How to send/receive command via Bluetooth using Raspberry Pi 3 B+?

I want to connect my raspberry pi 3 b+ to a smartphone via bluetooth connection. By this connection, I want to receive command from the smartphone to start running codes on my raspberry pi. Can you ...
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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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Wireless and bluetooth suddenly stopped working

My raspberry pi zero w was lying useless since a year because the wireless and bluetooth interfaces were not showing up.I thought it was a hardware problem but this year after the April release of ...
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Trigger Volume Up key press in Android with Bluetooth in Node.js

I'm making an app in Node.js and I need to make a remote shutter for Android's camera via Bluetooth. I'm using Bleno/Noble libraries to achieve Bluetooth connection. As far as I know, selfie sticks ...
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bluetooth transfer speed 10x slower than wifi

I run a mqtt server on raspberry pi 3B together with a mqtt client on android handset. A data sequence will be transferred from the server to the client by TCP. I enabled ip over bluetooth on ...
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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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prevent GUI notification for Bluetooth Pairing

Currently, I am trying to control Bluetooth (pairing - connecting - removing ...) with my python code (by accessing to bluetoothctl through pexpect). It actually works fine but I have a problem with ...
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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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Bluetooth Audio does not seem to work on Raspbian Strech

After installing Raspbian Strech from NOOBS_v3_0_0 on my Raspberry 3B I have observed that setting up Bluetooth is not a completely easy matter. Most helpful was the installation of the BT manager as ...
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How to send data from raspberry pi to AVR over bluetooth?

I am searching for a way to send data from raspberry pi to my AVR using HM10 or HC05, both of which are available. What I need to do is to read values from a .txt file and send it from the raspberry ...
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Using /dev/rfcomm0 in raspberry pi

I have paired two android phones to the Raspberry Pi 3. However when I attempt to execute a file it gives me the error: [Errno 2] could not open port /dev/rfcomm0: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:...
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Get input from bluetooth with Node js

I want to use a raspberry pi 3B+ with node js to create a simple number counter that will be incremented by pressing a bluetooth button. I need a suggestion on the button to buy, and if it is possible ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 emulating bluetooth keyboard running server

I'm trying to emulate bluetooth keyboard on raspberry pi 3. I'm trying to connect my RPI3 with my lapbtop first via btk_server.py code which I got from github. I downloaded the code from github and ...
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How do I use my RPi3 to act as a wireless adapter to make a nintendo switch controller?

GOAL: to make a wireless nintendo switch controller First steps, i want to be able to connect a keyboard to the Pi3 to use as a wireless keyboard ie. can connect to another computer or device and ...