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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Receiving emails to raspberry pi and then sending to print? [closed]

Is it possible to wifi enable the Raspberry Pi so that it could receive emails? They are just photos automatically sent from my photo account, so there is no text. Then it needs to automatically send ...
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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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Connect to a phone device using bluetooth (CLI)

I am having trouble connecting to my mobile phone using the cirago bluetooth adapter with my raspberry pi running adafruit's occidentalis v2. Show me teh codez. But in all seriousness, here are some ...
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Setting up a bluetooth headset [closed]

I'm having some trouble getting a bluetooth headset working with a raspberry pi as the default audio in/out device. I tried connecting to the bluetooth device by doing the following: pi@raspberrypi ~...
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One-way file-transfer from PC to Raspberry Pi

I am looking for a way to send files from a computer to a rpi without the rpi being able to send anything to the pc and therefore possibly get access the computer's network. The rpi will be used as a ...
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Unable to setup bluetooth dongle

Recently I got Nano USB to Bluetooth Dongle v2.0. I tried to install it by following the instructions but culdn't figure out why the module is not visible. I ran the following procedure: sudo apt-...
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Wireless surround sound using Raspberry Pi?

I was looking into some Bluetooth/Wireless audio solutions and wasn't a bit taken aback by what it costs for something that would actually work well. The I looked at my Pi and started formulating a ...
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Can't connect RFCOMM socket: Permission denied [closed]

00:1A:7D:11:C0:66 is a headset. sdptool search --bdaddr 00:1A:7D:11:C0:66 HS results in Searching for HS on 00:1A:7D:11:C0:66 ... Service Name: Headset Service RecHandle: 0x10001 Service Class ID ...
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Connect to bluetooth device on startup

I want my Raspberry Pi to be a Music Server. So I connected some speakers and everything works fine now. Tho only problem is that i have to connect the speakers manually after each startup. Is there ...
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Connected Bluetooth Speaker not playing sound

I have connected my Bluetooth speakers to my Raspberry Pi (Wheezy). But my problem is, that the Pi is not recognizing the bluetooth speakers. There is no sound, but the player plays my music. If i ...
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CSR Bluetooth softblocked, and rfkill unblock <id> doesn't work

I am setting up an emulation box and am hoping to use these instructions to be able to use a PS3 six-axis controller. The dongle works fine on my main PC, I can pair, scan, etc. I have Raspbian ...
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What commands do I use to make Bluetooth discoverable on RPi running Raspbian

hcitool scan on my RPi reveals the other local Bluetooth devices, but they do not recognise the RPi Bluetooth. Can anyone tell me the command to make Bluetooth discoverable on the RPi, please.
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Setting up Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to get my Bluetooth dongle set up. When I search for it using lsusb, the following comes up in the terminal: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device ...
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Bluetooth Dongle and Macbook Keyboard

I usually work on my macbook and I can ssh to the raspberry pi for many of my tasks. However, I want to use my TV monitor which is connected to raspberry pi and have my Macbook keyboard as the input ...
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Bluetooth connection

Can anybody tell me exactly what I need to do in order to get my android phone to communicate to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth? I am new to this and I have made an Android app that has 2 buttons ...
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Receiving files from android via bluetooth?

So I currently have an android application that is paired to my pi via the bluetooth dongle. Regularly in order to recieve a file, I have to go and manually accept the transfer to occur. Is there way ...
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Raspbmc only responds to bluetooth keyboard after restart

So I managed to pair this bluetooth keyboard with my raspberry pi running Raspbmc. However, when I turn my keyboard back on, I cannot use it inside XBMC. The keyboard is paired with the Raspberry, but ...
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RASBMC Bluetooth Playback over Sound Bar

I have a LG Sound Bar that allows audio playback using Bluetooth. I'd like to play audio from XBMC on raspbmc over the Sound Bar. At the same time, Id still like the audio from HDMI to still ...
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Receive on usb bluetooth and send it to uart

Is there any easy way to receive data on cheap USB Bluetooth dongle and all of data send to the UART in Raspberry?
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Is There an Alternative to Bluetooth for Keyboard and Mouse?

I can't get my Bluetooth keyboard or mouse to work with RaspPi. I want a wireless solution. Are there alternatives?
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Bluetooth Dongle not automatically Pairing with BlueSmirf

I've setup Bluetooth on my RaspPi and attempted to connect to my BlueSmirf from Sparkfun. I can send text to my BlueSmirf from the RaspberryPi using: echo "Testing" > /dev/rfcomm0 Now the red ...
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Bluetooth reconnect in background [closed]

I've managed to get bluetooth to work to connect my bluetooth keyboard on Raspbmc. Using /usr/bin/bluez-test-input connect 20:42:A1:00:96:34 in /etc/rc.local I can even get it connected for when I ...
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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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A2DP stereo audio over bluetooth

Using the instructions in this answer I was able to get Bluetooth working with a small Asus branded USB receiver. I was able to see other Bluetooth devices in the area, but whenever I put my Motorola ...
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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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How do I install Bluetooth for my mouse and keyboard?

Can I get step by step directions for installing a generic Bluetooth dongle, so that I can use an existing bluetooth mouse and keyboard? This answer to the question How can I use a bluetooth mouse ...
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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 ...