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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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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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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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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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Programming bluetooth module of RPi 3 B

I'm trying to scan the invironment of the Pi for active bluetooth devices. I'd like to have MACs, names and signal strength. Of course I can run bluetoothctl in the shell and then use scan on command ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi 3B+ Bluetooth undiscoverable on iPhone

I installed latest version of Raspbian Stretch with desktop (which comes with pre installed bluetooth). I turned the bluetooth on, and made it discoverable. At the same time I searched for available ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 bluetooth stops working after a while

I use it to connect to a speaker (as a pulseaudio sink) dmesg | grep Blue shows the following: [ 14.034501] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22 [ 14.034587] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager ...
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Live video streaming over bluetooth

I'm currently making a little project, and i need my Raspberry Pi 3b to transmit an USB webcam stream trough Bluetooth to display to an Android smartphone or any other portable device (like another ...
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Raspberry Pi Audio Bridge

I would like to connect audio from a TV to be received into a Raspberry PI and then be transmitted via Bluetooth to a wireless Bluetooth speaker, is that possible? If so, how? Audio card?
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Android RPi bluetooth disconnects after pairing

I'm trying to set up some simple communication between my RPi 3B+ and my phone One Plus 3, but when I try to pair the RPi, it gets disconnected a few seconds after pairing, and disappears from "Paired ...
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Using Bluetooth to transfer data between two Pi's

I am using two Pi 3B+'s, one is a calculator without a screen, the other one is the human interface with a screen. I would like to command the calculator with the other Pi via Bluetooth. I am using ...
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How to access a homekit-accessory from raspberry pi 3

Maybe I realize in a second how stupid this question is...sorry in advance I am a bloody raspberry-novice. I have a raspberry pi (3B+) and an Eve Degree. I would like to connect the Degree to the ...
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Raspberry Pi as bluetooth Microphone

I would like to use the raspberry pi as a bluetooth microphone for my iphone. Not the speaker, ONLY the microphone. My vision is to have a microphone plugged into the raspberry pi that could connect ...
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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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Bluetoothctl error connecting with bluetoothctl

I have the version bluez 5.50, and I'm trying to pair trust and connect two raspberry pi. I try with a smartphone, and I can connect between a raspberry pi and a smartphone. However, when I'm trying ...
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Can we play the same audio in two headsets connected to raspberry pi 3 via Bluetooth?

Can the same audio be played on 2 speakers already connected to raspberry pi 3?
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Bluetooth as a virtual audio device (input)

I am trying to setup this audio-reactive-led-strip library but with Bluetooth audio as the input. I have so far, got my LED strip to work with the standard strandtest.py and have also successfully ...
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Bluetooth Network access point problems

Hi we have two Pis (A Pi3 acting as a server/gateway and a Pi0W acting as the client) and we are trying to get them to communicate. They are connected via Bluetooth, and the Pi3 has a NAP server ...
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Play piano keys through Bluetooth LE and Midi

On the desktop Using my desktop Macbook I can successfully "remote-play" notes on my piano through the USB-Midi to Bluetooth adapter (Yamaha UD-BT01). First I pair the device through the Audio Midi ...
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Paired bluetooth joystick but it won't show at /dev/input or /dev/js

I just paired my bluetooth gamepad using https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-setup-bluetooth-on-a-raspberry-pi-3/ Since it's a gamepad (it has a keyboard button but I'm usng in gamepad ode), it should ...
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Accessing GATT services on BLE device

Here is one I have been struggling with. I am trying to set up a connection between an rPi 3 and a BLE device. No matter what I have tried so far I cannot get information on GATT services from the ...