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Bluetooth is a global open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short wavelength radio transmissions) from fixed and mobile devices, creating personal area networks (PANs) with high levels of security.

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Cannot pair new device - Intel Wireless Bluetooth

I bought a MX Anywhere 3S to take with me when travelling. Its working as one would expect a mouse to work with my private ThinkBook laptop. However, on the business laptop that I use more, it won't ...
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Is there a way to prioritize or make Bluetooth device connections "sticky" on an Android phone? [migrated]

I have a Samsung Android phone with about a half dozen paired Bluetooth devices. The devices are: My car, a Wireless Android Auto dongle, hearing aids, a Bluetooth headset, my Android watch, and ...
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Kali linux bluetooth not working

im running dual boot(window 11pro and kali linux) on my laptop HP ZBook Firefly 16 G10 with i5 1340p. i tried seting the bluetooth up by i ran it to this problem:screanshot of my terminal. Does anyone ...
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Bluetooth headset connect but not recognized as audio device on windows 11

Earbuds used to work perfect. This issue just popped up randomly when I switched earbud. No amount of reddit posts, windows help centers and random forums have been able to help with this issue. I ...
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How to properly use bluetooth dongle in Fedora 39

I am running Fedora 39 completely updated. Unfortunately, whenever I connect my Apple Magic Mouse via Bluetooth it disconnects after some time. Researching this issue led me to buy a Bluetooth Dongle. ...
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setting up a bluetooth network

I have a Lenovo laptop which will be my main PC on my boat. On it I have OpenCPN which I use as a plotter. That gets its GPS from an external dongle. I also have a Microsoft surface go 2. I would like ...
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Audio Codecs Confusion

I want to purchase a new pair of Bluetooth earphones which support DD+ (E-AC-3 JOC) and LDAC, among others. However, I am finding it hard to understand this. I want to be able to use DD+ for movie ...
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Why is there no audio on a newly installed Debian Trixie with XFCE, dual booting on Macbook Pro 2019 with Intel CPU and T2 chip?

There is no audio after dual booting Debian Trixie with XFCE, used ISO CD and Ethernet cable, on MacBook Pro (2019) with Intel CPU an T2 chip. I followed the steps on this site. (A) For PipeWire $ ...
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Xbox Wireless Controller stopped working on Arch Linux

I have a Xbox Wireless Controller: model 1914, bought in 2021 via Xbox Design Lab. It used to work perfectly with Arch Linux. It still does, but now only when connected via USB. It stopped connecting ...
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Bluetooth audio device connected and working but not listed by bluetoothctl

I'm using a bluetooth audio receiver called JR-CB1 to send my laptop's audio to my stereo. It has a strange issue where when it is connected, bluetoothctl is not aware of it. It is properly paired and ...
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How does new Windows 11 laptop have Bluetooth driver from the past?

I got a new Windows 11 laptop a few months ago. My previous laptop was Windows 10 and Bluetooth worked flawlessly, but this new laptop has had non-stop problems. (Example: I always have to turn off ...
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Bluetooth earbuds not playing any sound after a while while video calling on my macbook

I am using a 2017 MacBook air. I can watch videos with the same earbuds without any issue at all for however long. But, when video calling or attending meetings in WhatsApp and MS Teams (haven't tried ...
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Failed to read attribute values of a device while connected via bluetoothctl terminal

I'm trying to read the values of various services exposed by my earbuds, but every UUID I try is giving me the same results "Failed to read: org.bluez.Error.Failed"; command manual execution ...
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Bluetooth Driver file corrupt or replaced

I have a config with a MSI Z690 Ace motherboard. I was using the motherboard bluetooth adapter to connect my bluetooth devices and everything was working great. I then installed a Gigabyte WIFI 7 PCIE ...
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how ican make blueman automatic pair confirmation linux

How can I make blueman automatically confirm pairing in linux when I try to connect to a rasberry pi using bluetooth? It shows a blueman pairing request confirmation. How can I deiable this and make ...
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Third-party DS4 keeps disconnecting - Linux bluetooth

Well, I've already lost hours and hours trying to keep a connection of this gamepad. The name of the device is Q300 : Q300-PS4-picture. You can find it by searching for "Q300 PS4". Now, to ...
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Bluetooth suddenly stops working and can't be restarted on Win 8.1

My Bluetooth mouse on Windows 8.1 drops for an unknown reason after a reboot. I searched extensively online / here / forums for fixes, all to no avail. I've replaced the battery ran all manner of CMD ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issues when connected to Wi-Fi, issues disappear when Wi-Fi is turned off or 5 Ghz Band is disabled

I have a Mini PC equipped with a soldered Realtek 8852BE network interface card (NIC), which supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2. However, I'm encountering a peculiar issue where enabling the Wi-Fi ...
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How to manage Bluetooth autoconnect paired devices on Win11

I would like to choose which Bluetooth device connects automatically and which does not. I have many Bluetooth devices and for some I would like to use the automatic connection function, for example ...
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How do I sign in using a passkey on a remote pc (RDP)

I've a PC 1 at work where I can sign in into e.g.: GitHub using a passkey which is stored on my iPhone. Bluetooth has two activated on my iPhone and on my PC 1. I've a PC 2 at home where I can sign in ...
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How to bulk remove items from Bluetooth devices list of windows 11?

This is how my Bluetooth list looks on windows 11 This is polluting my quick connect window. Making it harder to find the device I want to connect to. I am looking for a script or even a tool that ...
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windows 10 laptop will not use bluetooth internal microphone

I have several Windows 10 laptops and several wireless headphones with internal microphones. My headphones will connect to the laptops and I can hear audio with no problem. The problem is that ...
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Mac file com.apple.bluetooth.plist missing

I have an issue with my iMac not connecting to bluetooth or airdrop etc.hardware is turned off and I cannot turn it back on, all usual methods of forcing the Mac to update and replace missing files ...
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Ubuntu bluetooth audio via cron only works when logged in

I am running Ubuntu server (headless) and have a bluetooth speaker connected to it. The objective is to play mp3 via cron. Audio plays fine with cron using play command while I login or I keep a ssh ...
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Bluetooth sound going the wrong way between Linux and projector

OK, this seems like a dumb problem... I paired a Kubuntu PC to an Android TV projector. I wanted to play some music on the PC and hear it on the (good sound quality) projector. I already do that ...
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Inverse scrolling (aka natural scrolling) ONLY for 2nd keyboard in Windows 11?

I use a regular keyboard and mouse for my PC running Windows 11 and I use the default scrolling (scroll the wheel down to scroll down). However, I have my PC plugged into a TV in another room and use ...
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Bluetooth and USB connectivity issues - Dell Precision M6700

Despite age and dead battery, Dell M6700 laptop serves well as a desktop replacement for tasks like email, social media, and video streaming for a family member. However, recently Bluetooth ...
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All audio stopped working after connecting Bluetooth headset

Running Windows 10 22H2 (Build 19045.3930). Earlier today (and for months beforehand), I'd been using the laptop speakers or ordinary plugged-in headphone (using the RJ-45 jack) without issue. Then I ...
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Bluetooth audio on windows 7 is horrible but on windows 10 it works properly

I have a Toshiba Protege R700 which has windows 10 installed. I decided to install windows 7 and daily drive it for fun. Everything sailed smoothly except of the bluetooth audio. I tried every driver ...
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Bluetooth mouse connection takes about 20+ seconds to resolve on wake up on KDE Neon (Ubuntu) - why?

Can anybody help to clarify why the bluetooth resolution for simple bluetooth mouse would take about 20-30 seconds to usable? This is the bluetooth log: $ bluetoothctl Agent registered [CHG] Device B4:...
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How do I prevent my audio from cutting out when I open another program

If I have spotify open and a song is playing, and then I open up a browser and go to youtube, for 3-5 seconds all audio from my computer will stop being played through my bluetooth speakers (anker ...
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Bluetooth keyboard paired and connected but can't type anything

I have 3 boot on my laptop, but the problem occur when I use Zorin OS, an OS that based on Ubuntu 20. I have already used this bluetooth keyboard for a while now. Normally when I use this keyboard on ...
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Windows stop all radios when you go to sleep / hybrid sleep / s3 sleep

I am looking for an automatic way to prevent any Bluetooth and/or WiFi connections during certain times. E.g. while my PC is asleep. Because Microsoft in its infinite wisdom and user servitude, has ...
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How to autoconnect kali to android for bluetooth tethering

I'm trying to connect my rasberry pi zero 2 running kali-pitail to my phone via bluetooth for insternet and ssh access. I can make this work with the graphical bluetooth manager, but opening vnc every ...
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"Hands-Free AG Audio" outputs audio but "stereo" doesn't

I have a Sennheiser HD 250BT wireless headset. When I connect it to Windows 10 through bluetooth, it shows connected as two different devinces: "Hands-Free AG Audio" device and "stereo&...
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Bluetooth audio device lags after a minute of playback

When I play any media on any earbuds using my HP Pavilion laptop, it starts out perfectly fine, but after a minute or so, there is a one second audio loss and then it starts to lag. I've tried ...
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How to make Pipewire (or whatever) use the LDAC codec automatically when connecting my bluetooth headset automatically

Problem: Whenever I turn on my Bluetooth headset it connects automatically to my pc choosing the "HSP/HFP" codec. This coded sounds terrible. Additional info: When I click "disconnect&...
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systemd/udev/bluez: Removing other bluetooth audio devices when connecting

My laptop's bluetooth adapter doesn't seem to be very powerful, and when I have more than one audio device connected at the same time, the audio gets choppy for some reason. So I would like to write a ...
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Troubleshoot Bluetooth input lag in Ubuntu 22.04 with AX210

I'm using a MSI Delta 15 laptop with an AX210 wifi+bluetooth built-in chipset. My Bluetooth was working flawlessly until the last month or two. I use Bluetooth headphones and a Bluetooth mouse. Now I ...
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Black screen after Windows logo. What is happening to my machine?

I downloaded a PDF version of a book from internet archives on my smartphone and transferred it to my PC via Bluetooth, read it for 10-15 mins, and then attended a call from a friend while my PC was ...
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Fake Windows to think my Bluetooth keyboard is a wired keyboard

In my work-from-home scenario, I use a Bluetooth Keyboard and Citrix desktop to connect to our corporate infrastructure. Since the last update from our corporate IT, the Citrix client has App ...
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Mac does not handle multiple Bluetooth peripherals properly

I have a mysterious problem with Bluetooth peripherals on my Mac machine (MacBook Pro 2021 running Sonoma 14.2.1 (23C71)). I (usually) connect three devices via Bluetooth: Apple Magic Keyboard HP ...
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Bluetooth Speaker only plays sound when media is detected in the notification shade. (Windows 11)

I have Windows 11 Laptop (ASUS ROG Strix), Bluetooth Speaker (BT Speaker) (BoAt Stone 352), Wireless Headphones (OnePlus Wireless Z2). The Problem is NOT faced when I use the inbuilt Speaker of my ...
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Weird Pulseaudio + Bluez interaction error on arch when trying to connect bluetooth headphones

I am on arch linux and wanted to connect my Bose QC 35 II headphones via Bluetooth via bluetoothctl. The behavior is very weird. I can issue the pair command without any problems. Then I issue the ...
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Bluetooth wireless headphones are not showing up in the bluetooth devices list

Yesterday I have purchased the Sennheiser Momentum 4 headphones (Wireless), it works fine with my mobile phone and with my desktop PC as well. However, it is not showing up in the list of availble ...
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I can't find Bluetooth devices

I don't understand why, but my laptop isn't discovering Bluetooth devices. When I go to the "Add Bluetooth or other device" option and try to connect my Bluetooth headset, no devices are ...
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Cannot hear the sound while I'm recording the screen, and a Bluetooth headphone is connected at the same time

I'm using ZDSoft as a screen recorder on Windows 10. When I connect my headphones using Bluetooth and start the screen recording simultaneously, the sound kind of gets muted. There's no sound anymore ...
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Failed to connect: org.bluez.Error.Failed br-connection-profile-unavailable

The problem When I try to connect to my bluetooth headset with bluetoothctl, sometimes it fails with: Failed to connect: org.bluez.Error.Failed br-connection-profile-unavailable Rebooting the ...
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Bluetooth headphones quality gets bad when joining discord call [duplicate]

I just installed herstluftwm on my debian machine and configured some stuff when my friends called me on discord. I was listening to music and the sound quality dropped drastically when I joined the ...
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Keychron k3 battery status

I recently purchased a keychron k3 keyboard which works perfectly fine on my macbook pro. Sadly, the keyboard lacks a battery indicator that is surfaced on the macbook via the bluetooth. I find the ...
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