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How to fix when elementary OS is unable to use the integrated bluetooth adapter?

I'm having trouble with my ASUS laptop running elementary OS. I can't use bluetooth. I've tried every single workaround/fix I could find on the internet but no success... Please someone help me, I ...
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Problem connecting Bose mini soundlink in Bluetooth with HP pro

The Bose mini sound link is found when I am in Bluetooth but the connection is impossible
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Try Before Buy? [duplicate]

I have been trying numerous Linux Distros over the past few weeks. Unfortunately they all have had trouble with Bluetooth connectivity between my Dell laptop and mouse and audio devices. The devices ...
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Bluetooth headset with microphone not recognising as an input device

I have a Bluetooth earphone with microphone. I have successfully connected it to my elementary OS. But it shows it only as an output device under the sound setting. It doesn't list under the input ...
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Bluetooth simply not working at all

I'm trying to connect a pair of recently-bought bluetooth headphones and I'm not having any luck. The process fails intermittently at every posible step of the way. Sometimes they don't appear as ...
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bluetooth logitech keyboard k 480 cant connect

first time using elementary os on a hp envy 14 but the keyboard cant connect.the first time it was fine but after updates installed it doesnt work.I need to fix it because the laptop keyboard is ...
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Bluetooth headphones don't work at all :(

Today I bought a cheap usb bluetooth adapter to use it with my bluetooth headphones, and I've tried to connect them and use them. When I try to connect them it either says Unable to connect or asks me ...
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Bluetooth reenables when I close settings window

I have system setting on my dock. I click on it... System settings>blue-tooth.... on the blue-tooth control panel I turn the switch to OFF...go back to all settings...click on bluetooth again...it'...
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Keyboard wont pair (Not a repeated question.)

So uh, i own a logitech K480 and it dosnt pair with this operating system. I read another post about a appcenter app that allows you to pair, but none of then worked. Please help. edit: bluetooth ...
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5.1.4: bluetooth broken?

Folks; unsure how to dive into this, but I learnt that on one of my devices (HP EliteBook Folio), after upgrading to 5.1.4 Bluetooth seems "broken". State: No error messages in system log or dmesg. ...
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Bluetooth stopped working after yesterday's update

Bluetooth stopped working after yesterday's update. It works fine with Windows. ~$ rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT HARD 0 bluetooth hci0 unblocked unblocked 1 wlan phy0 ...
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Disable ElementaryOS bluetooth

How does one completely disable or remove eOS's implementation of the Bluetooth. I would like to revert to doing it manually via the terminal because eOS is broken. I'm on OS 0.4.1 Loki currently ...
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Bluetooth start automatically on wake up

I'm on Eos HERA 5.1.3 My bluetooth auto start when i wake up my laptop. I would like the bluetooth to stay off on wake up, reboot, boot.... But i d'ont want to ban it or kill it everytime... How to ...
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huawei matebook d15 issue with wifi and bluetooth

Seems to be like my Matebook D15 is having issues when i turn on the bluetooth adapter meanwhile im using the wifi. Example: Im on youtube (with the bluetooth adapter off) watching a 1080p video with ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse frequently stops reconnecting

Bluetooth keyboard and mouse frequently stops reconnecting. I see them trying to find the computer but they don't reconnect. Pressing connect manually from the bluetooth settings never works. This ...
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Bluetooth has stopped working

Bluetooth has just stopped working. It's all been fine for about a year, then in the last week or two I was having trouble connecting the bluetooth keyboard, (then the battery went in the mouse) and ...
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Bluetooth no longer connecting to device after update

After a recent update, i am no longer able to connect to a pair of bluetooth headphones. This is both from the GUI applet and CLI using bluetoothctl. I have removed the device and tried to repair to ...
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Bluetooth not working and not showing up in settings

After I installed elementary os Bluetooth stopped appering as an option in my laptop.
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How can I disable bluetooth by default?

I have tried to deactivate the bluetooth as I did in other versions of elementary, but in elementary os hera I did not succeed, which was to edit the file /etc/rc.local and add rfkill block bluetooth, ...
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How to remove the Bluetooth icon from the topbar?

first Elementary OS user here! I don't use Bluetooth, so how can I remove it from the top bar. I know that I can disable it, but I want to remove it.
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cambridge silicon radio ltd bluetooth dongle (hci mode)

I bought this bluetooth dongle off Amazon,works fine with Windows rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT HARD 5 bluetooth hci0 unblocked unblocked It's unblocked but still doesn't discover new ...
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How do I enable Apple's BT keyboard & trackpad during boot?

I have elementary OS Hera 5.1.2 installed on a Mac Mini Server 2012 with an Apple bluetooth and trackpad. I used a USB keyboard and mouse for the OS installation and then paired the BT devices. When ...
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Powerbeats3 Bluetooth Mic Not Working

I am able to get my Powerbeats3 to work as a Bluetooth A2DP sync, however I can not get the mic or even the HFP profile to work. I am running 5.1 Hera.
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Bluetooth softblock issue

I have been facing issues with bluetooth on my huawei matebook d 14 laptop.on every boot bluetooth seems to be softblocked,i even tried to unblock it manually which worked,so I wrote a rc.local script ...
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Bluetooth not working in elementary

I installed elementary os with dual boot windows 10. Bluetooth was running fine but after some time Bluetooth stop working. Bluetooth is working in live USB. But not in installed is.
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Bluetooth is soft blocked after every restart

Whenever I install elementary, the bluetooth is for some reason 'soft blocked' out of the box. This is usually remedied by running sudo rfkill unblock bluetooth. Unfortunately, after my recent install,...
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Can't wake the computer from suspend state with wireless mouse and keyboard

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse through unifying receiver and a Bluetooth Micorsoft Keyboard. Both work just fine in OS but they won't wake the computer from suspend state. I guess the usb power ...
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Can't connect to Bluetooth speakers

So I'm running an Asus X5501CA on eOS 5.1 Hera (Built on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS | Linux 5.3.0-26-generic | Linux 5.3.0-26-generic). Have Qualcomm bluetooth hardware card. So anyway up until a few days ...
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How to accept Bluetooth files

I cannot accept Bluetooth files. I get the message but no way to accept. It automatically gets rejected when I close the notification. No yes or no buttons. I have blueman installed. Obviously ...
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Bluetooth headset can no longer be connected

since today my Marshall Major 3 can't be connected to my laptop. I never had any issued until today, but now i only can appair to it, and when i try to connect to my hedset i have the error: ...
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Apple Airpods Bluetooth Paring not working

I cant seem to pair my airpods to OS 5.1 Hera, has anybody else managed? it just spins at pairing then says unable to pair.
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Bluetooth - not connecting

I can't get any bluetooth device to connect. Not a single one. Devices that worked a week ago no longer will. All my bluetooth devices are listed but when I click "Connect" it will say "Connecting.....
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Casque bose qc35II non reconnu

Bonjour, mon casque bose n'est pas reconnu je n'ai rien installer pour l'instant, je voulais avoir votre avis avant, j'ai regarde très vite sur internet les topics mais pas grand chose. Merci d'avance
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Bluetooth problem everytime I switch between ElementaryOS / Windows 10

Whenever I switch I get problems with bluetooth. It's not the problem with pairing, I copied my bluetooth devices keys from Windows to Elementary so I resolved problem with pairing devices every OS ...
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Settings are missing options and settings after update to Juno

I recently updated from Loki to Juno. I copied my home folder over as is. As I was copying the home folder over, after Juno had installed itself, I marked all the same-name folders to merge and all ...
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Distorted sound quality via Bose QC35 headphones on Juno

I tried connecting my Bose QC35 Bluetooth headphones to my Dell XPS 13, on a new installation of elementaryOS Juno. I hear a hissing noise in the headphones, which does not change in its volume. When ...
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Two audio outputs simutanously?

The GUI under settings --> sound doesn't seem to be very configurable? Is there a native way to enable two audio output devices simultaneously?
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No wifi or Bluetooth on HP 17z laptop

I'm new to Linux and just got an HP 17z laptop I put elementary on. It seems to be a common problem that once it's installed, the wifi goes out. I can't seem to find a fix that works, especially since ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

It's a bit strange to ask, but the situation is: I can easily send from my laptop with elementary OS files via Bluetooth, but I do not understand how to accept a file. The system notifies me that a ...
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mac address of bluetooth device seen no name is seen

mac address of bluetooth device seen no name is seen in juno I tried restarting the bluetooth services but all I see is mac addresses. Screenshot attached
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How to keep bluetooth off by default? [duplicate]

On elementary OS juno. When i open my laptop or start the laptop up Bluetooth is on by default, is there a way i can disable it from being enabled on startup until i want to use it?
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Bluetooth and laptop speakers working at the same time

I installed eOS on an HP Envy x360 Convertible 13-y0xx. Bluetooth is doing something strange. If I'm connected to my Bluetooth headsets, open YouTube through Epiphany, everything sounds normal. But if ...
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Bluetooth stays on after switching off

I am new to Linux distributions and have just installed Elementary Juno 5.0 on Lenovo T420. The bluetooth is working fine except that when I switch it off from the top system tray on the screen, the ...
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Can't connect a Bluetooth keyboard [closed]

Setting determines a keyboard, it't logitech K480. After pressing to connect, it says can't connect. Checked keyboard on other devices pairs ok. Same things happen to the bluetooth speakers.
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Trouble connecting a bluetooth keyboard

I'm after getting some help to make a bluetooth keyboard work, I can't figure out how to get it to connect and stay connected so it will work to allow me to enter my password when switching the PC on. ...
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Bluetooth missing in tray icons and Settings app in Juno?

I just noticed that the Bluetooth icon is missing in the tray icons and the Settings app. How can I get it back?
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How could I activate Bluetooth in Juno? (Asus Pro P550L)

My name is Marco and I am a new fan of elementary OS (release-juno). I installed it in an Asus Pro P550L. I have a problem with Bluetooth. I would like to activate it but I don't know how. Someone ...
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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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Bluetooth issue - no icon on the top bar

Just installed elementary OS for the first time and I do not see any option for Bluetooth. Tried some commands but no success: # rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked:...
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How can I add a bluetooth device in Juno?

I cannot seem to be able to add new bluetooth device to Elementary Juno with stock utils. (with blueman it is a breeze). Is there something wrong with my machine or is it a conscious decision (hard to ...