Questions tagged [bluetooth]

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Missing "Bluetooth settings"

Recently I noticed that I don't have "Bluetooth" tab in my System settings. When I press the Bluetooth icon in my taskbar and press "Bluetooth settings..." it just opens up "System settings" window ...
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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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Turn off bluetooth by default on start up

When I boot my laptop, Bluetooth is on by default: Is it possible to set it to instead be off when I start up my laptop?:
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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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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 not working with Ralink RT3290

Just got a WiFi adapter for my laptop and WiFi is working correctly in elementary OS.But Bluetooth is not showing and shows as if there are no Bluetooth adapters installed. Output of sudo lshw -c ...
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Bluetooth manager requests use of pin to pair headphones - elementaryOS

Problem: When I try to connect my logitech bluetooth headphones, the headphones are recognized, however, the bluetooth manager than provides a pin code asks me to input it to headphones...??? There ...
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Bluetooth - poor sound quality for regular user (JBL Speaker)

After connecting JBL Speaker via Bluetooth sound quality is ok for my user (admin). Another user with no admin rights gets crappy mono radio-like sound and is unable to change sound mode option to ...
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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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0cf3:3004 Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth stop working within 5 minutes

System Information uname -r: 4.4.0-57-generic lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8008 ...
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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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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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Bluetooth isn't working, It doesn't find other devices

I have Bluetooth enabled on System Settings, Sharing. But there's no Bluetooth icon on my panel and when I try to send files it searches for devices but it doesn't find my cellphone. My cellphone can'...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices on Thinkpad T420s

I have elementary Freya installed. It seems Bluetooth is working. At least it's not hard- or software blocked and the lamp on my T420s is on as if Bluetooth was doing something. But when I try to find ...
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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 not work on elementary os 0.4 Loki

I've installed elementary OS on my laptop but bluetooth doesn't recognize any device, can someone help me? I'm not expert with the ubuntu system...and sorry for my english 03:00.0 Ethernet controller ...
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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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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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Problem with finding bluetooth device

i just bought a new laptop and had install elementary os as a main boot. But i have a problem with bluetooth on my laptop. It keeps searching and no others bluetooth device detected. In this case , i ...
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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 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 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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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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Problems with bluetooth

For over a month I have a problem with bluetooth. I couldn't turn it on from wingpanel icon, but it was possible to do that from System Settings. However, after bluetooth was turned on, I couldn't ...
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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 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 mouse not working even is connected, paired, trusted

I have new ASUS ZenBook UX410UA and Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Mouse. I was able to pair, connect and trust Bluetooth mouse, but it mostly doesn't work. Sometimes mouse works only few seconds ...
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Bluetooth Problem in Loki 0.4.1

does anyone know how to unblock bluetooth (soft blocked) in Loki? Here is my rfkill list output in case needed: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: asus-wlan: Wireless ...
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-- SOLVED -- Bluetooth not detecting using Loki [closed]

SOLVED 3/3 solutions + screen caps below Tried to find a solution to this problem reading around but no one else mentioned these so posting it here considering how easily it's fixed. Problem #1 ...
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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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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 turns off after reboot

After rebooting, I need to manually turn on bluetooth and click to connect my mouse. Is there a way to tell Loki to remember from last time that bluetooth was on and to reconnect the mouse?
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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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Sending files via bluetooth

I'm not sure, if I am just stupid, or discovered a bug. I wanted to send a file to my phone, using bluetooth. I did the pairing, and then wanted to send a file: Then comes the file selection dialog,...
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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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Bluetooth disable & visibility option greyed out

I have not been able to get Bluetooth to work on latest stable Freya. After many fixes, concoctions and terminal commands, the icon has since disappeared from the notification panel and clicking the ...
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Bluetooth issue [duplicate]

I have an issue with sharing option of bluetooth. I can send files from my pc to my phone, but not form my phone to my pc. My phone tell me that my pc don't accept any tranfered file. I have ...
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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 does not work after update [closed]

My bluetooth device stopped working after one of the updates a few months ago. Opening Settings -> Bluetooth shows nothing and i also cannot add a device. In terminal typing "bluetooth" gives '...
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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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Trouble with bluetooth intermittently working

Further to the problems I experienced with my touchpad, I am now encountering issues with bluetooth. Everything was working fine, but on my most recent reboot bluetooth now seems to have totally ...
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How to automatically switch to connected Bluetooth headset and enable A2DP mode? [closed]

Default state: Enable bluetooth Connect to paired bluetooth headset Sound > Output > "Device for sound output" remains "Speakers - Built-in Audio" Switch "Device for sound output" to bluetooth ...
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How to recieve files via bluetooth?

I'm trying to transfer some pictures from my phone to my computer, but I cannot seem to find an option to receive files, only to send them. I tried looking up some guides for Ubuntu (for example), but ...
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How can I safely upgrade to BlueZ 5?

Purchased a new Logitech MX mouse. This mouse requires Bluetooth Smart which is only available in BlueZ 5. Everything I have read in upgrading the packages breaks the current Bluetooth Manager PPA ...

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