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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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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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How can I use a bluetooth mouse and keyboard?

I have a spare Mac keyboard that I'd like to use with my Raspberry Pi when it's plugged into my TV, so that I can use it for surfing internet on my TV. Has anyone got a working configuration with a ...
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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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Can the Raspberry Pi 3 be used to create an iBeacon?

The new Raspberry Pi 3 features and integrated bluetooth 4.0 module. Is it necessary to purchase a different Bluetooth 4.0 dongle that's compatible with Bluez (used to create an iBeacon) or does the ...
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How to stream sound to a bluetooth device from a raspberry pi zero

I have a raspberry pi zero W and I would like to stream sound over bluetooth to a bluetooth-enabled speaker / headphone. So how to achieve this with alsa?
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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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Disable power on Wifi and Bluetooth interfaces during boot?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2. I'd like to ensure Wifi and Bluetooth do not get powered on or draw current since the device is using wired Ethernet. According to dmesg, the device is ...
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Automatically connect trusted Bluetooth speaker

I have followed the following tutorial (http://mygeeks014.blogspot.nl/2015/01/audio-streaming-to-bluetooth-speaker.html) to connect a Bluetooth speaker to my Raspberry Pi. Everything works as it's ...
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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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Updating BlueZ 5.23 => 5.36

I am running Linux raspberrypi 4.1.13+ #826 PREEMPT Fri Nov 13 20:13:22 GMT 2015 armv6l GNU/Linux on my Raspberry Pi Model B. The RPi comes preinstalled with BlueZ v5.23, which is horribly outdated ...
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Why is Bluetooth address now showing up as AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA?

The issue I'm having is with my Raspberry Pi 3. I'm running this CLI-only with the Raspbian Jessie Lite build. At some point in using this device, my Bluetooth address changed to AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA. I ...
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Bluetooth as ttyUSB*

I want to see my usb bluetooth dongle as a device ttyUSB*. It's possible? It shows "hci mode" in lsusb command. $ lsmod Module Size Used by rfcomm ...
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Having an issue with Bluetooth Manager/Pairing on the Pi

The Issue: I'm having an issue with my Mac where if I try to pair it with my Pi using Bluetooth, it connects after confirming the code it displays, then after about 5-10 seconds, it randomly ...
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How do I share my phone's WiFi internet connection with my Pi over bluetooth?

I have a rooted HTC Wildfire phone (no SIM), a Pi and a bluetooth dongle and an empty wallet. I want to get my Pi connected to the internet without an Ethernet cable (due to location) and without ...
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RetroPie & PS3 Controller over Bluetooth

I've got a Raspberry Pie 3 (w/ built-in BT), and RetroPie 4.0.2 is installed and working on it. I've got 2 brand new PS3 controllers (I do not own a PS3) and they work with the RetroPie over the USB ...
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SSH over Bluetooth with iOS

Is it possible to connect to a Pi3, over Bluetooth for SSH, for iOS? I know you can connect to it with BlueZ, and SSH is possible over wifi, but I can't find anything about doing both. The advantage ...
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Emulating a keyboard with the Raspberry pi Issue: Bluetooth instance has no attribute 'cinterrupt'

I am trying to turn my Raspberry Pi into a programable bluetooth keyboard by following this tutorial. I think I have been able to programatically send bluetooth keystrokes, however I have an error ...
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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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How do I get my bluetooth keyboard to pair automatically before I log in?

I asked how to install bluetooth, so I can use an existing mouse and keyboard. I was able to get that to work, but the keyboard ceases to function when the GUI is logged out. That means that I still ...
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Failed to connect to SDP server on FF:FF:FF:00:00:00: No such file or directory

I am trying to configure Bluetooth PAN on raspberry in order to be able to access it over bluetooth from android ssh client. I was following tutorial. All works fine until the command sdptool get Lan ...
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Bluetooth does not work with Raspbian Stretch and Raspberry Pi 3

On a new install of Raspbian Stretch, log in and with the first command of systemctl status bluetooth, I get: $ systemctl status bluetooth ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/...
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Making Raspberry Pi Bluetooth slave

I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi's bluetooth to listen and wait to be paired by a PC . I see most of the guides are the other way (Raspberry Pi scans, detects and pairs to other devices). How can ...
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Bluetooth PAN on the Pi Zero W

I have the following problem: I want to host a webserver on my Pi Zero W and access it over Bluetooth. To achieve this i tried to use PAN as underlying layer. The first time i followed this post. Most ...
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Bluetooth Connection problem

I am trying to connect rpi3 bluetooth module with other devices but here I would like to ask your help connecting it. I have done so many different things and the problem rises after pair and trust ...
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SSH through bluetooth to raspberry pi using rfcomm. Nothing appears on bluetooth devices on my PC

I followed https://hacks.mozilla.org/2017/02/headless-raspberry-pi-configuration-over-bluetooth/ I see nothing on the bluetooth devices in my cellphone or computer. Here's the output of my raspberry ...
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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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bluetooth connection with Iphone

I am working on a project that allow me to control a robot, using rpi, in bluetooth. I have a lot worked on bluetooth and I all work fine in android. But in iOS it's ... very strange... I ...
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Bluetooth disconnect

I solved my previous Bluetooth issue, but now my problem is that every time I try to connect something (per Bluetooth) with the Pi Zero W it disconnects very quickly. If I try to connect it to my PC, ...
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Emulating a bluetooth from a Raspberry Pi

I have Project Cars for the PS4 and found out that I can use a keyboard with it for extra controls. Since I can use the keyboard to engage each gear (like a H-Patten gear stick for steering wheels can)...
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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 issue ...
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Using python with bluetooth to communicate

I'm trying to write a simple program to communicate between the RPi and a bluetooth cellphone. I went with this tutorial: Bluetooth Python tutorial for RPi and was able to connect to the phone and ...
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How can a USB Bluetooth Dongle be used as login TTY

I would like to be able to use a Bluetooth Dongle - not the HC06 module, but a simple USB dongle (the pretty generic kind, or even poundshop type) as a serial login console/tty. I have already tried ...
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Raspberry Pi3 Bluetooth

I just got my Raspberry Pi3 and installed Bluetooth sudo service bluetooth status shows ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled) ...
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Connecting a headless Pi Zero W to a bluetooth speaker

Edit: The problem does not occur using another bluetooth speaker. As that speaker is also the one I'm planning on using, the question is now only of academic interest. I'm trying to set up a small ...
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Error transferring file from Raspberry Pi to other device using Bluetooth [closed]

I wrote a Python script which can transfer a file from one Pi to another Pi specifically by using the MAC address of the other device. The problem is: I am able to send the file to one device, but ...
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No wlan0 on RPi 3 B v1.2

On the motherboard of my Pi is written 'Raspberry Pi 3 Model B v1.2'. I was under the impression that Raspberry Pi 3 had a built-in Wifi interface. I installed Raspbian using NOOBS and ran the ...
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Bluetoothctl on Raspberry Pi 1 - Troubleshooting

I have been trying to make the Raspberry Pi work regarding Bluetooth using the command bluetoothctl. I've been using Wheezybefore and now I started using Jessie, because I couldn't find an image for ...
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How do I use a Bluetooth keyboard on bios

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 B+. I have a wireless mouse and a wireless internet stick. My keyboard is also Bluetooth but without an adapter. I can use it only when i type in a code that is needed to ...
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How to write a initial script and let it run a command automatically

As the title saying, I want to start on this. sudo service (my service name) start. Where do I write this script that can make service initially start? My service is "apache2" and "bluetooth". ...
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Bluetooth Devices List not being remembered on reboot

I've searched high and low for some kind of solution to my problem, but it seems NO ONE experiences this!? I'll admit, everything was working fine up until some random point (so frustrating, I have no ...
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Send data from arduino ble to raspberry pi 2 as serial over bluetooth

Im trying to send data from an arduino with integrated ble (bluno nano from DFRobot) to a raspberry pi 2 which has an hm10 ble module connected to its serial0 gpio14 and 15 pins. I link the devices ...
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mmc1: error -110 whilst initialising SDIO card

I have a raspberry pi 3 with Jessie lite (10-APR-2017) that worked perfectly until yesterday. Now WIFI & Bluetooth don't work anymore - LAN is OK. dmesg shows mmc1: error -110 whilst initialising ...
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Bluetooth Headphones paired/connected but no audio

I am currently running the latest Raspian Jessie on my Raspberry Pi 3 and I have attempted to use my Sony bluetooth headphones. I am able to pair and connect the headphones, but when I try to switch ...
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How to turn Bluetooth on and off with Python 3?

First timer here. I'm new to RPi and Python in general. I am making an RC car with my Pi, an Adafruit PCA9685, and an old OUYA bluetooth controller. Everything works on my desk. But, I want it to ...
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How to use both WiFi and Bluetooth dongles at once without powered USB hub with Raspberry Pi Zero?

I'm aware of the point to get powered USB hub, but my goal is to make the device as small as possible and decrease number of wires. The idea is to make a tiny otg male->two usb female passive hub and ...
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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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USB Bluetooth dongle loses its “PSCAN” state when connected via Bluetooth serial port

I have a CSR 4.0 Bluetooth dongle on my Raspberry Pi. When Raspbian starts, hciconfig shows that the state of hci0 is "UP RUNNING PSCAN". However, every time I connect to the Pi's Bluetooth serial ...
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Raspberry Pi zero W (headless) bluetooth audio setup problem

I want to run a Python3 script with a text to speach engine called pyttsx3 to read some text via bluetooth.Unfortunally it does´t work. So what I have done is this: First I have setted up a new ...