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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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Using multiple Raspberry Pi for creating single network (mesh) of access points [closed]

I have multiple raspberry pi 3 model B boards with an external wifi adapter attached to them. My purpose is: Create a mesh network of RSP devices. Each RSP board should have their own AP and clients (...
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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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Is it possible to use the RasPi 3 as a Bluetooth LE sensor?

I'd like to add a LDR, Humidity and Temperature sensor, as well as some buttons to the Raspberry Pi 3. I mean, wire them to it (I've done that many times before). Then the RasPi should be able to ...
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Python Script that handles Bluetooth doesn't work when loaded on startup

Background I am using my Raspberry Pi B+ to control a 32x32 LED matrix and I am trying to send commands from an Android app to my Pi over bluetooth to display text on the LED matrix. I am using ...
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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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Use an Android phone as a media remote on a Pi without an internet connection, possibly using Access Point mode or Bluetooth?

I will try to be brief! I have no internet connection at home save for my mobile phone data. This makes it difficult to use "normal" remote applications for media players like Kodi because they ...
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Tons of Bluetooth: hci0: Frame reassembly failed (-84) messages

Sorry in advance if the explanation is too general, I can attach code if needed... I'm working on a project where a python program is running in a device, and a Bluetooth socket is opened and ...
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Bluetooth pairing Galaxy Tab

I would like connect my Galaxy TabS2 to my Raspberry Pi. After that, I would like write a script to do it automatically. When I do this with bluetoothctl, I have a message (Pairing Requested) at the ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 elm 327 OBD Bluetooth connection Problem

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Wheezy with a Bluetooth dongle to capture data from an ELM 327 OBD. I can list the OBD device but I am unable to connect to that through Bluetooth. I am getting an error ...
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Can Bluedroid be used in raspberry pi instead of BlueZ

I was going through the bluedroid architecture and how it works and all those stuffs here. I wanted to know whether we can use bluedroid stack instead of bluez in raspbian. If its possible how can it ...
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Unable to lower the raspberry pi Bluetooth transmission power

I'm trying to turn my raspberry to an iBeacon but I cannot make it transmit with lower power, I've changed Tx power many times, when I use my BLE scanner I see that Tx power has changed but RSSI hasn'...
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Where are the wireless & bluetooth modules located on the RaspberryPi 3? In order to remove them to disable wifi and bluetooth

As i would like to desolder or cut the traces leading to these modules, in order for the wifi and the bluetooth to not work anymore, could someone please help me and tell me where these two models are ...
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How to send data between raspberrys via bluetooth

I just want to send data between my both raspberrys pi 3 via bluetooth ble. does anyone know how to do exactly? I'm able to see each other, pair and connect them. But I can not send data between them....
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Bluetooth MAC Address Raspbery pi 3

I'm trying to connect two raspberry pi 3 betweem them via bluetooth. But the fact is that their MAC addresses are AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA Does anyone knows how to assign them a real mac address in order ...
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Bluetooth Android Project - Is this even feasiable

I have a lot of experience programming (largely in python) but absolutely none with the raspberry pi. I have purchased one, but I would like to know if what I am wanting to attempt is even feasible ...
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Bluetooth LE upgrade not working

The default version of bluez in Raspbian-Jesse is 5.23, which allows bluetooth low energy (BLE) devices to pair and even connect but does not respond to them thereafter! To solve this, one has to ...
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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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How to properly connect bluetooth to Rpi3

I have tried many tutorials on how to attach bluetooth to the pi, but none seem to work, i dont know if the ones I am reading are outdated or depreciated but I have had no luck, I am trying to connect ...
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GHS2 Low Energy Bluetooth USB dongle not working on Pi 2

I bought this GHS2 Blueooth v4 USB dongle because it claims to work on Linux. So far, my Pi 2 Model B doesn't recognize it. From what I can tell the drivers on the manufacturer's website (linked ...
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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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Testing of data communication between the RPi3 bluetooth and HC05 BTM

I have connected my HC05 using TTL on my laptop. Another side I have turn on my onboard bluetooth in Raspberry pi3. I have python code for RPi3 communicate with my HC05. Pairing is done using HC05 ...
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Bluetooth repeater/bridge

I was wondering if somebody already tried to create some sort of Bluetooth repeater or bridge? I know they are not the same, but both systems should work for my needs. In detail, I am trying to ...
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Setup Raspberry Pi as Bluetooth transmitter

I'd like to use a Raspberry Pi to transmit (send) audio from the headphone jack (using it as an input) to multiple Bluetooth devices at once. The purpose (I have a tutorial for receiving already) is ...
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bluetooth not work for rpi3

I am using Rpi3 bluetooth. when I try to use bluetoothctl cmd, it returns No default controller available root@raspberrypi:/home/pi # bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# power on No default controller ...
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Audio through a Pi 3

I would like to implement a Bluetooth headset profile and hands-free profile on a Pi 3. I have successfully connected (via Bluetooth) my Pi 3 with a Bluetooth headset, (with built-in microphone). ...
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Using a USB Bluetooth dongle on a Pi 3

I am trying to get a Bluetooth dongle working on the Raspberry Pi 3, which has Bluetooth on-board. But trying to get the dongle to work as well the on-board Bluetooth does not seem to work. I would ...
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TI sensortag cc2650 connection with Raspberry Pi

I have problem with connection between Rasberry Pi 3 and TI sensortag CC2650. As soon as I power on raspberry, sensortag shuts down, and I can not see him, either from raspberry or from mobile ...
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bluetoothctl fails to connect to any device [[ Failed to connect: org.bluez.Error.Failed ]]

When trying to connect a new device through the Raspberry Pi I take the following steps without success. I can re-pair as many times as I want with any device, but I can never connect. Other devices ...
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Bluetooth UART on the Compute Module

We're trying (unsuccessfully) to attach a UART bluetooth SoC to the Raspberry Pi 3 Compute Module. The bluetooth SoC is a based off a Nordic nRF51. It's running project Zephyr RTOS hci_uart sample. ...
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Problems with closing ports with pyserial on Raspberry Pi 3

I am using PySerial on a Raspberry Pi 3b to recieve data from an external bluetooth device (FireFly. I am able to get a connection to the device, and receive data. But when I close the connection via ...
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play audio stream when bluetooth connects

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W and want it to use as an Internet Radio. So I wrote a Python script that connects to my bluetooth speaker and starts a stream. Everything works fine, but i always need to ...
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Installing Bluez 5.44 onto Raspbian?

Has anyone been able to successfully install Bluez 5.44 onto Raspbian? I'd like to use this on both a Raspi 3 and a Raspi Zero W. I've followed numerous different guides but they all install Bluez ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 3 connect to multiple bluetooth devices?

I plan to make a RetroPie gaming station using 8BitDo bluetooth controllers, and I need to know if i need to spend extra money on bluetooth adapters to support multiple connections for multiple ...
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Connecting a bluetooth device in python using pybluez

wondering if anyone can help me with this. I'm very new to programming in general and am struggling getting my head around bluetooth. I have been trying to follow the examples given at http://people....
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Commandline : How to Pair *two* Raspberry Pi's over Bluetooth

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and a Raspberry Pi Zero-W: both of which have built-in Bluetooth. How can I pair these two machines together ? Both are headless systems. Once they are paired - will '...
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Gather data in rural areas

I am building a prototype with temperature and humidity sensors for rural areas and I am trying to determine which is the best way to gather data, since Internet may not be available (no WiFi). I am ...
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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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Disable the bluetooth on Raspberry Pi 3B in boot config

I am currently trying to setup a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B for my parents to use as a media center. I took an imagine of OSMC that I am using, but I want to disable certain features on boot, including ...
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bluetooth.btcommon.BluetoothError: (111, 'Connection refused')

I have two RPi3 operating on Jessie OS distribution and I have already Bluez and Blueman in both of them. I want to be able to send string from one to another. To do so, I have used the Bluez scripts ...
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MediaLink Bluetooth with OSMC (KODI)

I have a bluetooth keyboard bought for tablet usage. Since I lost the dongle, I got the MediaLink bluetooth dongle. I was able to pair it with my laptop but when I plugged-in the dongle to my ...
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How do I make a Raspberry Pi sending keystrokes to a MacOS while being paired over Bluetooth?

Can we make RPi Model 3B to send keystrokes to a MacOS over bleutooth using serial communication?
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Scan Distance from Eddystone Beacons

I would like to read an Eddystone Beacon using my Raspberry Pi 3 to calculate distance from the beacon. I can't find any resources to do this from the official Eddystone documentation. How should I go ...
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Wii Nunchuk as an IR wireless remote

I am building a smart Mirror and I need to find a way to interface a Wii Nunchuk, with the 'c' button removed and replaced with an IR LED to track the cursor and a small Arduino board to capure the ...
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RetroPie and two Bluetooth PS3 Controllers

Now working I have two fake PS3 controllers. I have been able to get one working fine. Is there anything specific to get a second one working via bluetooth? This question by Chris Barr has some ...
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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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Reliability issues with Raspberry Pi 3 as bluetooth speaker

I followed the tutorial to setup the Raspberry pi 3 running on Raspbian Jessie as a bluetooth speaker: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/48055 After setting it up, it actually worked for a few ...
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Pi zero W with retropie

Can you use a Pi Zero W with RetroPie and use the Bluetooth and WiFi? I see that it says you can use the normal Pi Zero, but can you use the new one?
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Bluetooth Dongle for Pi

I need to do below things with Pi :- Convert to Bluetooth Keyboard Need to pair with my smartphone to Reject all Call and accept only whitelisted call. I am sure I need to use HID and HFP profiles ...
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How can I pair, via bluetooth, from my iPhone?

I've gone through several issues trying to find the answer, as well as spent plenty of time with the Pi itself. I can pair the iPhone (6S) if I send the pairing request from the Pi. However, if I put ...
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Pi Zero W WiFi interference with TTY

I've run into some issues with the new Pi zero W. First I tried to run an image of raspbian from 11-1-17' but that did nothing. Well, it booted but couldn't set up a Wi-Fi network. So I've installed a ...