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Questions tagged [bluetooth]

Use this tag for issues relating to Bluetooth on elementary OS

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Bluetooth Tray Icon Disappears and Reappears Intermittently

My bluetooth tray icon will intermittently disappear and reappear, usually after returning from suspend. At the login screen I can see the icon fine; when I log in though, it will (seemingly at random)...
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Cannot add Microsoft Precision Mouse (Juno)

I am having trouble connecting my Microsoft Precision Mouse via bluetooth. I have been having this problem ever since I switched from an ubuntu 16.04 based distro to an ubuntu 18.04 based system (...
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Trouble connecting wireless keyboard (connection loop)

I'm experiencing weird behaviour with my wireless Dell keyboard. After pairing it seems to be stuck in a connection loop. It's added again and again until I turn it off. What's more, other bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth Tray Icon Missing

Today I have installed Juno. Because it is important for me to have tray icons for programs, I used the answer in this thread to get that functionality back. However, after logging out & in, the ...
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Unable To Connect to Some Apple Input Devices/Unable To Delete One Apple KB from BT Settings

Two issues after installing Juno: Unable To Connect to Some Apple Input Devices; 2.Unable To Delete One Apple wireless keyboard from Bluetooth Settings so that I can try to reconnect it. Using ...
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Bluetooth indicator disappeared or appears cut in half

The Bluetooth indicator disappeared or appears cut in half. I only have a picture of it being there but not being seen. EDIT: Here it is in half
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I can not connect my laptop by bluetooth

I can not connect my laptop by bluetooth, can not find the devices, nor can they find my laptop. How do I solve this? How can I connect?
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Turn off Bluetooth by default

Okay, so I've browsed answers to this question but found none to be satisfying. The question is: how can I make eOS behave like literally every other OS I know and keep the settings for wireless ...
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Bluetooth stops working if I use my bluetooth mouse

After using my surface mouse with my lenovo flex 5, bluetooth just stops working and the applet as well as the settings disappear. Sometimes a restart fixes the problem, I tried systemctl restart ...
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Bluetooth can not find any devices

I have an Asus X541UJ. When I try to discover for a device the Discover Device Window doesn't shows nothing even if it leaves it open for several minutes. I've already tried to resize the Discover ...
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How can I turn off bluetooth while being able to turn it on from the indicator later?

When I switch bluetooth off, bluetoothctl says that it's powered off but powertop says that btusb is consuming 2.5W of power, so it isn't off.. If I execute rfkill block bluetooth it does power it ...
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Bluetooth no longer works after system update

I've been using elementaryOS Loki for a while but after I decided to update packages queued in my System Updates, Bluetooth, along with its icon in Wingpanel ceased to work, although I'm not entirely ...
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How can I find the Bluetooth driver of ASUS S550cb?

Can U help me, please? How can I fix my Bluetooth?
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How can I disable networking and bluetooth indefinetly?

On my laptop I'm only holding high sensitive data. I want to disable the OS from going online or connecting to bluetooth devices at all and indefinetly. I want it to be impossible to go online with ...
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Bluetooth issue elementary OS

I am a newbie in Linux. I just installed a fresh copy of elementary OS Loki 0.4.1 (64bit) (single boot) on my HP notebook 15 (dual-core intel®core i3-4005U CPU @1.70 ghz) Graphics card: Intel ...
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Bluetooth not connecting to Monster Bluetooth adapter

Doesn't see Monster audio bt adapter. Other Linux distros (PCLinux) can connect.
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How do I turn off the bluetooth at the start of the system?

How do I turn off the default bluetooth power on at the start of the system?
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Reinstall Bluetooth elementary os

From a lot of time my bluetooth does not work on elementary OS. On Ubuntu is ok, in windows also, but elementary bluetooth icon is always gray even if I switch it on from wingpanel and cannot discover ...
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Bluetooth connceted speakers - volume not adjusting

When I connect to my speakers via bluethooth (listening to music through them) and adjust the volume on my laptop, it adjust the volume for the internal laptop speakers and not the bluetooth connected ...
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Locking the screen disables networking/bluetooth

It seems that when the screen is locked, some connections are disabled. At least : networking (cable or wireless) bluetooth It is annoying and an unwanted pattern in my case. Is it a known issue ...
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very poor bluetooth connection

I'm using elementary OS 0.4.1 64bit Linux 4.14.13-041413-generic Realtek RTL8723BE-VB 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter Hewlett-Packard Company RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [...
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Keyboard special function keys don't work over Bluetooth

I've paired an Apple Magic Keyboard 2 with my Dell E7470 running elementaryOS Loki and the secondary function keys don't work. Strangely, when connected over USB they work perfectly fine (though it ...
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Bluetooth Mouse

I have a bluetooth mouse that will not connect in ElementaryOS. As a matter of fact I have two bluetooth devices that I use. This mouse and a speaker. neither will work in Elementary, but both work ...
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Can't connect to internet with my old MacBook Air running Elementary OS

I've installed the Elementary OS onto my old MacBook Air. I can't get the laptop to recognize and connect to my wifi though. Any suggestions? Pix... 934 shows that I don't have a regular LAN ...
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How connect android phone with elementary to for ex. send sms via bluetooth

Is there a good way to send sms or connect android phone via Bluetooth?
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Bluetooth in Dell Inspiron laptop is on but can't find any devices during search

Hello good people. I'm back to using linux and picked up Elementary again as I missed it a lot. I installed it in a Dell Inspiron 5420 laptop, a fairly old model from 2012. Bluetooth seems to be ...
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Turn off bluetooth on startup

I'm looking for a way to have bluetooth turned off every time I start my computer, but without loosing ability to turn it on again using only switch in wingpanel. I've seen many answers to similar ...
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I can't send fles from my cellphone to my laptop

I turned bluetooth on on the terminal and I have bluetooth enabled on system settings ~ sharing. I can send files from my laptop to my cellphone but my cellphone doesn't find my laptop. I can pair ...
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Motherboard with or without bluetooth capabilities

i am using Elementary OS. My motherboard is Gigabyte H110M-S2. How to tell if my motherboard has Bluetooth capabilities??
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Bluetooth error after suspend

I use a Bluetooth mouse, it work fine. After reboot it connects automatic. After suspend it doesn't connect. If I try to do it manually I get this error: "Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors....
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Two bluetooth managers installed - remove one

in order to connect to my Bose Soundlink Revolve speaker I had to install the Blueman bluetooth managaer software. I now have both Blueman and Gnome Bluetooth software installed with applets in the ...
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How do I connect my Lenovo Bluetooth mouse?

I am trying to connect to my Lenovo Bluetooth mouse. My laptop doesn't show it. I can connect my laptop and my smartphone, I can connect my smartphone and the mouse. Any ideas? Thank you.
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alexa speaker only shows up as a microphone and not a bluetooth speaker

I used ubuntu before where the alexa connects as a speaker and plays audio from the computer. Now I have elementary OS and the alexa connects as a microphone with no option to play sound. I have ...
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I can not receive files from my phone by bluetooth

I can not send files by bluetooth from my cell phone to the computer, they always give an error and do not send (I do not get it on the computer that is trying to get a file to accept it or deny it) ...
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Accidentally uninstalled Bluetooth from Elementary OS Loki.

Reinstalled it, but it doesn't work, and icon doesn't appear on the top dock
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Bluetooth activating on wake-up from suspend & reboot

Bluetooth is reactivating each time without prompt (suspend or reboot), I have to switch it off manually each time too. I don't like it: that's a potential security breach and a loss of time. Why isn'...
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Bluetooth doesn't detect my mouse

I just installed ElementaryOS and installed updates and turning on Bluetooth doesn't find my BluetoothMouse3600 it can find other devices, I reset my bluetooth moues by holding the button for 3 sec ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on my laptop

There's many reports of this issue but I still couldn't find a fix. The bluetooth icon doesn't appear for me on the top panel. I already turned it "On" on system settings. But my laptop doesn't ...
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GUI to enable/disable bluetooth

The bluetooth icon/applet on the menu bar has disappeared and I would like to enable bluetooth again without typing rfkill unblock bluetooth. The "Bluetooth settings" in the Settings menu does not ...
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Bluetooth will not detect previously-removed mouse

I tried to pair my Logitech Anywhere 2s mouse yesterday; it paired successfully but would not respond, due to a known issue with this device and ubuntu/linux bluetooth pairing. That's not the question ...
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Compatibility chart

I am planning to move to Elementary OS and was wondering if there is a kind of compatibility chart. I'm planning to buy an ASUS UX390UA, but I would like to have everything working properly. Like ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any device

Im using a laptop ASUS A455LF with fresh install of elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki, when i try to use my bluetooth, no devices are found. When try this in terminal: sudo systemctl status bluetooth.service ...
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Q: Bluetooth automatically turns on

i am using 0.4.1 loki, and every time the PC awake its bluetooth is turned on. Is there a way to completely disable bluetooth?
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Bluetoooth Tether

How to get a bluetooth tether to work? I thought it was my old phone, but now I have a new one and it still does not work. I can create a bluetooth connection to eOS from phone I can create a tether ...
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Bluetooth cannot search detect any device

I have Loki installed updated up to today (7-Oct-2017). My bluetooth cannot search any device recently and keep turning. The wingpanel and system setting both can turn on and off bluetooth but can ...
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Can't use Bose Soundlink mini with Elementary OS

I can't use my Bose Soundlink mini as a bluetooth speaker in Elementary OS. I can pair the device, but it stays disconneted. Sometime it connects, but sound still go through the laptop speaker. In the ...
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Blutooth Mouse Elementary on iMac

I have installed Elementary 0.4.1 on a 2012 21.5 inch iMac. However the bluetooth mouse is not recognised so I have a desktop but cannot use the mouse or keystrokes to access any apps or settings. I ...
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Duplicating A2DP sound output with paprefs

I'm trying to play the sound output from my computer simultaneously in two bluetooth headsets using paprefs. While the sound plays in both devices, it seems only one of them can use the A2DP ...
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Bluetooth errors on every attempted Loki install

Attempting to install 0.4.1 on laptop that has ran elementary is perfectly fine in the past. Used elementary on this laptop for several months before I had a half bad install soni just decided to try ...
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Cannot update any app

I cannot update any app. I click update all or the update for the individual app.. it asks me for authentication and then says waiting for package manager lock and then nothing happens and update ...