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Bluetooth device disconnects and bluetooth related UI locks up ocassionally

This happens occasionally when the computer is in use. When this happens, both the bluetooth indicator in the wingpanel and in the bluetooth section of settings seem to hang until I execute the ...
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Sending files from phone to notebook via Bluetooth

I've installed elementary OS Loki on my Lenovo G580 laptop and I'm very happy with it, but there's a one problem. In elementary OS Freya (and any other Linux distros I've ever used) I used to send ...
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BT A2DP not connecting automatically

I have installed a CSR 4.0 bluetooth dongle with drivers on my PC and paired it with a Bluetooth speaker. It works OK but I have to manually start the A2DP (sink) service for the speaker to work. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Problems connecting to blutooth speaker

First, bluetooth device search didn't find my speaker, so I followed this post. Using bluetoothctl I could pair, connect, and trust my speaker and clicking on the bluetooth icon shows my speaker, ...
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Bluetooth not function after apt upgrade

the bluetooth was functional just after Loki installed, but after run 'apt upgrade' bluetooth goes not work. press discover device gets nothing press "Bluetooth Settings" get below window press ...
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Bluetooth device no more detected

Since today, my bluetooth is no more detected by elementaryOS. I don't know why. Yesterday it was working. Windows works well (dual boot). Now, I can't find my bluetooth device. I have the Xiaomi ...
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Bluetooth device duplicates (wingpannel)

I am trying to connect my bluetooth headphones to my computer running elementary os loki. Aside from some other connection problems its been going fine. Except the bluetooth control in the wingpannel....
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bluetooth pairing microsoft ergonomic keyboard

I've managed to pair a microsoft bluetooth mouse without a passkey. When pairing the keyboard a popup with a passkey appears and I've tried entering it into the keyboard as well as the laptop but it ...
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HC-05 module to Processing

I've been trying to make an application with arduino and HC-05 bluetooth module that sends information to processing. In processing code, to read serial data I chose port with Serial.list()[x], where ...
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Can the bluetooth idle threshhold be extended?

I use a bluetooth keyboard, and it becomes temporarily unresponsive when I don't type for a few minutes. Once I hit a key and wait about 10 seconds, the connection becomes live again and I can resume ...
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Bluetooth is disabled

lspci -v: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 19ad Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0 Capabilities: ...
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connected my QY7 headsets to elementary OS freya

You can see in the picture that my QY7 headsets were recognized as a keyboard and the sound menu doesn't show any other sound output
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elementary OS 6.1 bluetooth and camera stop working

The camera and bluetooth stop working after a minute or so after rebooting After reboot everything is working fine and all the devices are recognized but after a moment the camera and bluetooh stop ...
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Headphone is suddenly low

Suddenly my bluetooth headphone (Anker Soundcore Q30) became too low. Now I have to set twice the previous volume level to get the same result. I tested on my phone and things there are normal. I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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