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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 ...
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Audio over Bluetooth module via GPIO

I've worked with the HC-05 Bluetooth module which is a popular module having standard UART TX/RX lines that can be directly connected to the RPi's GPIO. You can use it to set up a Bluetooth terminal ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can't get Recalbox to pair with my Apple wireless(bluetooth) keyboard 2011

I have a raspberry pi 3 running Recalbox v6.0 and an apple wireless keyboard 2011. I cannot get Recalbox to pair with the keyboard. I have read some posts which suggest you have to unpair the ...
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Bluetooth Device keeps connecting/disconnecting (Raspi 3B, Stretch)

I set up my Raspi as A2DP sink and I am able to connect my Laptop and stream audio to the pi. Now I want to connect another device to stream it's audio signal and make FFT analysis. The problem is ...
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Pi Zero W 1.1 dead wifi

About a month or two ago I bought a pi zero w from microcenter for a project but I didn’t start on it until now. I now realize the Pi that I got is one of the defective ones with a bad firmware, so ...
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Raspberry Pi/OBDII/Serial Communications over Bluetooth

Thanks for having a look at my post and my problem :) I'm presently developing an automotive on-board diagnostics scanner application in python3/wxPython. For the communications heavy lifting, I'm ...
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Bluealsa not discovering nor connecting with iPhone

I am having a problem in trying to get my iPhone able to discover the raspberry pi as well as getting the raspberrypi to pair with the iPhone. I am using bluealsa as pulseaudio got replaced, however ...
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Connect Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth to Sound Bar

after spending the last couple of weeks trying to connect my bluetooth soundbar to my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and playing all audio output on it I am close to giving up. Using the GUI I can successfully ...
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BLE Connect fails with page timeout

I've got a custom BLE 4.1 device and I'm trying to connect it to Raspberry PI 3 B+ using hcitool, gatttool, bluetoothctl, ..., without success. The device is an NRF BLE chip with the Nordic UART ...
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l2ping bluetooth not timing out fast enough

I have been experimenting with pinging a list of known Bluetooth MAC addresses for a tracking project with a Pi 3, however, the ping does not seem to time out until after 5-7 seconds if there is no ...