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Connecting Logitech KB Bluetooth issue

Elemental v6.1 Blue Tooth keyboard Logitech 920-004013 Device shows up in Bluetooth as available on first attempt, but presents a code number on the OS screen to verify. Clicking “Pair” does nothing. ...
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Why isn't bluetooth audio usable when more than one user session is logged in?

Our home computer is shared amongst several users. For some reason, if User A starts a session, then walks away from the computer, and then User B starts a session, the two active sessions will fight ...
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How do you allow all user accounts access to a bluetooth audio sink?

Currently, a user session connected to a bluetooth audio device must log out before another logged in user can use it as an audio source or sink. IOW, bluetooth audio currently behaves like USB ...
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Bluetooth keyboard disconnecting

I'm having some strange problems with my Bluetooth keyboard. After successful pairing and usage the connection drops and the panel bluetooth icon is flashing the dot. If I click on the icon and the ...
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Why does my Bluetooth turn off by itself?

My bluetooth turns itself about 30 seconds after i turn it on. Can't pair anything because it keeps turning off. Refuses to stay on. Aspire-E5-521-9e970850 Quad-Core AMD A6-6310 apu with amd radeon r4 ...
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Bluetooth - Off after returning, cannot restart in terminal?

Elementary OS 6.1, on a Star Labs Starbook V laptop. In my docked setup, I use a bluetooth mouse, with the laptop's lid closed. Often, when returning to the system after an absence, Bluetooth is off. ...
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I need to remove my bluetooth device everytime I want to connect

Guys. I have Haylou GT1 Plus and it works fine on OS 6.1. However, everytime I turn my bluetooth off or disconnect my earbuds and try to connect them again later, I need to remove them in the ...
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Switch between stereo and headset modes in bluetooth devices

guys. I am new to Elementary (EOS 6.1), just switched from windows. The main thing I am missing and could not solve yet is to find a way to make Elementary recognize the two modes of my bluetooth ...
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why do I have to unblock bluetooth everytime I boot

In ODIN, the only way to make my bluetooth work is to run rfkill unblock bluetooth any solution to this will be apreciated. thanks
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Can't install - Mac Bluetooth mouse and keyboard not recognized

I have a 2104 iMac that I want to install elementary on. I can boot from a USB drive and then get presented with an option to enter my wireless network password which I can do no problem - mouse and ...
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pc can't discover my wireless earbuds

I went to Bluetooth in the Settings menu and am unable to get my pc to discover my earbuds (link), even though they are on. Ultimately I would like to use them on Discord and have Hera 5.1.7 now. ...
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Send and receive files via Bluetooth in elementary 6 Odin... How...?

How to send and receive files via Bluetooth. Blueman is not listed in the app shop. And I'm not sure if it integrates well into the system as it did in Hera. Thank you.
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Does CSR 4.0 Bluetooth Chip Works in Elementry OS?

I am using this chip and this is the reason I am not using linux i tried this on Ubuntu/Elementry OS / Zorin OS but it does not work. If CSR 4.0 Is supported in Elementry OS it would be really cool. ...
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Bluetooth only working with BLUEMAN

I have just upgraded to Odin, and my bluetooth didn't work (stuck in descovering devices), just as the older version had to install Blueman again to make it work, is it some kind of bug? or something ...
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Wifi disappeared

I have an installation of Elementary OS working. Now my wifi conncection disapeared, and I do not have cable connection. I tried to pair my iphone to get and internet conection, but without success. I ...
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Is there a way to keep Bluetooth shut off?

I usually switch off Bluetooth in eOS' settings or in the notification area. However, when I lock my screen and later log on again, Bluetooth is switched on again. Is this a bug (or should I report ...
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Bluetooth not detected devices and not connection devices

After installing Elementary Odin on "Lenovo Ideapad 320", check Bluetooth devices, but no device appeared, even clicking to enable bluetooth.when validating status bluetooth return this ...
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How to confirm Bluetooth is actually available?

Does the following report indicate I should have functioning Bluetooth, or does it only indicate the software bits are in play? I haven't found a mechanism that tells me how to confirm my Bluetooth ...
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Activate `pipewire` to use bluetooth headset properly

I was searching for a solution on how to use a bluetooh headset on elementary OS without reverting to bad audio quality and stumbled upon this answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/1338934/676709 I tried to ...
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elementary OS 5.1.7 HERA Bluetooth not working (Software trouble)

My Bluetooth used to work fine, and now it doesn't... Trouble is the following : Turning on BT from icon located on top of the screen --> ICON stays "off" after hiding the menu BT isn't ...
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Bluetooth stopped working - HERA

Bluetooth is dead. Yesterday it worked, today it's not. I checked common points like: systemctl restart bluetooth cat /etc/bluetooth/main.con ....AutoEnable=true rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT ...
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How can I set my bluetooth headphones to use A2DP?

Audio quality is suddenly absolutely terrible when I use my bluetooth headphones, and I absolutely have no idea why it happened. I read in some forums that I (might) just have to make the hardware use ...
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WF-1000XM3 refusing connection (Hera 5.1)

I have been using elementary OS for a while and it's working really well until this started. While it was working the Bluetooth dialog would show 2 devices which were both named LE_WF1000XM3 and ...
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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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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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