Trying to use my bluetooth headphones with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 but they refuse to use A2DP High Fidelity Playback and instead always uses low quality HSP/HFP. No matter what I've tried it never sticks with A2DP.

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followed the instructions on this page:


then got into blueman using blueman-manager in the terminal, and used that to connect.

got my headphones working (finally) on 17.04.

good luck!

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