I'm having this problem when I try to set-up my bluetooth headset (an Avantree audition Pro, which is very nice btw), and it pairs properly, but when I go to sound settings, it doesn't show in list of output devices. The only thing I tried so far is make AutoConnect=true in /etc/audio/bluetooth.conf, but it doesn't change anything.

Any other ideas? Thank you very much.

P.D.: I'm using an old Lenovo Thinkpad edge 13" 0196-A13.

tony@ToNy:~$ pactl list short | grep bluetooth 7 module-bluetooth-policy

  • Please edit question to add pactl list short | grep bluetooth terminal results
    – Jeremy31
    Mar 18, 2016 at 21:09
  • That's what I got: 7 module-bluetooth-policy
    – To Ny
    Mar 25, 2016 at 21:50

1 Answer 1


You will also need to

pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover

You will likely have to disconnect from the bluetooth headset and reconnect

  • Worked like a charm. Thank you very much (Y)
    – To Ny
    Mar 28, 2016 at 14:58

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