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

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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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Connect Raspberry PI 3 B to Bluetooth speaker and microphone

I have Bluetooth speaker which has microphone in it, when I use it with iPhone and my PC, the microphone works fine. Now I connected it to Raspbian on Raspberry PI 3 B via inbuilt bluetooth, speaker ...
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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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Can't connect PS3 controller to Pi using Sixaxis

I am trying to use sixaxis to connect a ps3 controller to my Raspberry Pi. When I run sudo ./sixpair_rpi, I get: Current Bluetooth master: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx Setting master bd_addr to xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:...
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Inateck BTA-CSR4B2 USB Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter not scanning

I bought an Inateck BTA-CSR4B2 USB Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter and plugged it into my Raspberry Pi. Setup was smooth (got bluetooth, blueman, bluez-utils from apt-get), but I can't get any scan results from ...
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Two Bluetooth headphones connected to the RPi 4 B at the same time?

Has anybody successfully connected two Bluetooth headphones to the RPi 4 at the same time? What profiles does it support?
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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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Why won't pygame play sound over Bluetooth when everything else works?

I having trouble getting a program I've written using the pygame sound mixer to play sound to work over Bluetooth. The program is able to work correctly over HDMI audio. The Raspberry Pi has no ...
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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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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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Connect Xbox One Controller to Raspberry Pi

I know this has been solved (generally) for RetroPie, but I'm hoping to have a generic solution I can use for other purposes--like controlling robotics. And RetroPie dominates the conversation. Is ...
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Pi bluetooth not detecting any devices

Board: Raspberry Pi 3 I have a Pi which is unable to detect any bluetooth peripherals. I diagnosed the bluetooth service by running sudo service bluetooth status which throws the error Failed to ...
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Disable onboard Bluetooth device and remap UART0 on Windows 10 IoT Core

We would like to use Gertbot card on Raspberry Pi 3 to control motors and to read distance sensors. For that, serial communication using UART0 on GPIO pins 8 and 10 is required. Observing Raspi serial ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Bluetooth Baud rate

How do I increase the available baud rate of the bluetooth module for the Raspberry P1 3 model B? I have tried editing the /boot/config.txt file with: init_uart_baud=1000000 init_uart_clock=16000000 ...
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Rfcomm0 Console Over Bluetooth

I followed this tutorial here: http://jasiek.me/2014/10/04/bluetooth-console-on-a-raspberry-pi-using-a-usb-adapter.html I am trying to connect my Galaxy Note 5 to my Pi over a USB Bluetoothub module. ...
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Share Wi-Fi Internet access via Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi

I have tried multiple ways I got on Google, without luck. I know if I am on an Ubuntu machine, I can use BlueMan to configure this. Actually I have already succeeded in that. However, I think BlueMan ...
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Bluetooth Input Not Outputting High Quality Audio to FM

I have Raspian Wheezy running on my Raspberry Pi. I have set it up to run pifmplay and output the sound to HDMI - (Pin 4 on GPIO) so that the Pi is now working as an FM Transmitter. This part works ...
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Configure AlexaPi to use bluetooth speaker connected to my Raspberry Pi 3B+

I am trying to clone Alexa on my RaspberryPi 3B+. Following are the links which I am following. https://github.com/alexa-pi/AlexaPi https://github.com/alexa-pi/AlexaPi/wiki/Installation I have done ...
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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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How to scan undiscoverable bluetooth devices with Kali?

I set up a Raspberry Pi 3 with Kali Re4son kernel. My goal is to scan bluetooth speakers that are already paired. But paired devices don't show up when I do bluetooth scanning with Kali's tools and ...
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Permission Denied as root when connecting BluetoothSocket with Bluez 5.43

I've been trying to get bluetooth working on my Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+ running Raspbian Stretch Lite 4.14 with a 3rd party USB bluetooth dongle. I installed Bluez 5.43 for python 2.7, and was able ...
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Bluetooth fails to connect to PoGo mobile printer or transfer files to it - Raspberry pi zero w

I am attempting a project where my Raspberry Pi Zero W (running Raspbian Stretch Lite) sends photo files to my Polaroid PoGo instant photo printer via Bluetooth, particularly the OBEX Object Push ...
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org.bluez.Error.Failed: Raspberry Pi and obexpushd

I am attempting to connect two Raspberry Pi's via Bluetooth. I have loaded all the libraries needed on both pis. Here is my methodology: Boot the pi's Run: sudo obexpushd B-23 -o /bluetooth -n # On ...
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Playing audio via bluetooth speaker for Pi3 (Stretch)

This is the oft repeated question on playing audio via bluetooth on RPi. There are too many posts out there, but most of them are dated or do not apply to the stretch version of raspbian and hence ...
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Direct sound playback via HDMI with sound input from Bluetooth Mic

I've connected my Raspberry Pi to a TV via HDMI, by default the sound output is through TV speakers via HDMI. I installed pulseaudio and successfully connected a Bluetooth headset [samsung HM1100] 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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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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How get old Apple bluetooth keyboard and mouse recognised

I have an old Apple Bluetooth keyboard and mouse from about 12 years ago. They can still connect to my newer Mac laptop, but the Pi 3 bluetooth adaptor cannot see them at all. According to Apple's ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 & Arduino: [bluetooth.btcommon.BluetoothError: (112, 'Host is down')]

I am trying to send informations from Raspberry Pi 3 to Arduino Uno with bluetooth. I managed to connect the Arduino's bluetooth module with the Raspberry Pi. But I have this error when I execute my ...
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Where can I see my device's BLE UUID?

I've been working on a project in which I need to pair an iPhone with my RPi. I've successfully done it, only that I would like to know how can I get the RPi's BLE UUID my iPhone sees when it scans ...
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Bootstrapping wifi over bluetooth

I"m looking for a way to configure the raspberry pi zero in a completely headless way. I have seen many IoT devices that use a BLE connection to then configure a wifi connection. Can anyone suggest a ...
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Bluetooth MAC Address Raspberry 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 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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bluetooth class doesnt stick

I'm trying to set up bluetooth on my pi3. I've tried following a few guides (starting from a fresh install each time), but each time I hit the exact same problem. Following this guide, I've done the ...
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Raspberry Pi Ant+ to Btle Bridge

I would like to know if it is possible to program a raspberry pi to receive ANT+ from a usb dongle and broadcast that data in the form of bluetooth to an iphone? I know there is a device called a ...
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Use Amazon Echo as speaker via Raspberry PI bluetooth

I am trying to use Amazon Echo as an speaker with Raspberry PI3. While it mostly works and I am able to pair and play audio files, the bluetooth connection gets dropped after 4-5 hours. I am ...
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BLE + RPi 3 + Node.Js

I am currently developing an application where I connect from an Android/iOS app to the Raspberry Pi 3 via Bluetooth/BLE. Once paired, the RPi will send temperature measurements to the mobile app. I ...
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How to use Raspberry Pi 3 inbuilt bluetooth for serial communication with PC?

I want to send data from Raspberry Pi 3 having Raspian Jessie OS. I can pair with other bluetooth devices using the Bluetooth Icon on the task bar and also using bluetoothctl. I tried to connect to a ...
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File Transfer Failed : From RaspberryPi3 to My Mobile on Bluetooth

File Transfer Failed : From RaspberryPi3 to My Mobile on Bluetooth I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and the following command complete. $ sudo apt-get install pi-bluetooth $ sudo apt-get install bluetooth ...
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Emulate a Bluetooth Keyboard with a Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B (Raspbian Wheezy and bluez 4.99) Executes perfectly using a Bluetooth dongle. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (Raspbian Jessie and bluez 4.99) Attempting to pair with Windows laptop ...
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Using Python with Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi 3

Following this tutorial I successfully ran PiTooth on the RPi2MB (Wheezy). Following the same tutorial on the RPi3MB (Jessie) I get the following message "Could not configure bluetooth. Is bluetoothd ...
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Bluetooth audio without pulse?

Is there any way I can connect to my Bluetooth headphones and listen to audio without using pulseaudio? I also can't use a GUI because reasons. Also, I'm on Raspbian Jessie minimal.
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BLE alternatives to Beacon transmitter - Pi2

I'm working with a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Currently my Raspy sends a Beacon signal. No problem to receive it with an Android App. The problem is that iOS can find beacon devices only if i already ...
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Struggling with Raspbian Bluetooth communication

I'm trying to perform communication between my Raspberry with a slave Bluetooth module and my laptop. The goal is to get a boot output message of my Raspberry, but that's not working as expected. The ...
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I am able to pair my Android phone through bluetooth in RPI but I couldn't able to connect through it

I Started using raspberry pi recently,when I tried to connect my phone through bluetooth with an created agent by using this command bluetoothctl -a. I got this error Err : a2dp-source profile ...
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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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Python Serial library for RaspberryPi2 tutorial/command list

I have a problem with using the UART on RPi2. I tried every program found on the internet but nothing works. I checked every baud rate of my two BT modules but whatever code I use I've got errors ...
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How to connect to Bluetooth LE devices without being root (via sudo)?

I am running Raspbian with BlueZ 5.30 and a Cambridge Silicon Bluetooth USB Dongle installed. I can successfully bring up the BLE interface, as well as detect and connect to a TI SensorTag over BLE ...
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Can't get bluetooth headphones working

I'm trying to get bluetooth headphones working with my pi. My setup uses pulseaudio. When I try to load the pulseaudio module I get: $ sudo pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover Failure: Module ...
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Bluetooth LE Proximity Profile with BlueZ

BlueZ seems to be not that good documented. I'm trying to run the PXP (Proximity) profile on my Raspberry Pi. I installed D-Bus 1.8 and bluez 5.17. I know that the proximity profile is supported by ...