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bluetooth freebuds don't show

I have redmi freebuds pro 3, and it's not appears in the list if bluetooth device
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Can I make bluetooth speaker connect in A2DP by default?

I have a blue tooth speaker that connects by default as Headset Unit (HSP/HFP). How can I make it connect by default High Fidelity Playback (A2DP Sink)? I have two users defined on my machine and ...
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Dell XPS 15 9550 - Bluetooth is not Working

I've been trying pairing a bluetooth speaker with my laptop but it doesn't appear in the devices list, when I look at the bluetooth settings I see a list of Unknown devices. I have the same problem if ...
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No device found in Bluetooth searching in Ubuntu 20.04

My system is dual booted. In Ubuntu Bluetooth is turned ON but no device is found in searching. There are lot of questions I saw in this forum, most of them I tried but the did not solve the problem. ...
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Connecting Bluetooth headphones suddenly doesn't work anymore

I have a pair of Soundcore P2 Bluetooth headphones. They used to work flawlessly with my Dell Latitude Computer with Ubuntu 20.04. Yesterday, I suddenly couldn't connect them anymore. I haven't ...
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earbuds in mono

i just followed the steps on Microphone not working on Bluetooth earbuds and it works now, I got the mic working. Installed pipewire and all, but still get no stereo sound. Does anyone have found a ...
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Volume control do not work for bluetooth speaker

I have recently purchased a new bluetooth speaker and it pairs fine in my ubuntu 21.10. However, the volume control in ubuntu do not seem to work and I instead have to use the volume controls on the ...
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Can't route sound through bluetooth headset

I use my bluetooth headphones with my laptop all the time. This morning, for no apparent reason, I cannot route audio through them. Even though every indication suggests it should be working, the ...
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All other bluetooth audio devices work except Nothing ear(1) tws on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am able to connect my TWS(Nothing ear 1) to Ubuntu but they are not detected as audio devices. It works fine for all other speakers and bluetooth headphones. What might be the issue?
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Running Google Home On Ubuntu

Good Day I was wondering if I could install google home on ubuntu. I have seen people installing it on raspberry pi and on raspbian. I have a bluetooth speaker lying around and a Ubuntu system running ...
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How to turn an Ubuntu Server with Bluetooth speakers into a cheap Google Nest speaker server?

Instead of purchasing several pricey Google Nest speakers, I think having multiple Bluetooth speakers connected to a single machine while treating each speaker as separate device in Google Home is a ...
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Bluetooth "falsely" connecting to device

When pressing on the device in the list of devices available in the Bluetooth menu, it either doesn't connect or it sometimes "falsely" connects, meaning that it appears in Ubuntu to have ...
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HP 250 laptop doesn't recognize Bluetooth

I have a problem with any Ubuntu version on my HP 250 laptop which doesn't recognize Bluetooth. It says No Bluetooth adapter found. It has never worked, but now I use this laptop as a work tool, so ...
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Trouble when connecting paired bluetooth headphones on Ubuntu 20.04

Couldn't find a working solution, please help. The bluetooth headphones can be paired, but not connected. $ bluetoothctl # scan on Discovery started [CHG] Controller F0:85:C1:FF:BD:A8 Discovering: ...
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How to delete "Not Set Up" bluetooth history

I would like to know how to delete the " Not set up" bluetooth history. I would like to clean all the unused bluetooth connections. But can't find a way to delete them. All the "Not set ...
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How to play audio from Laptop Speaker and Bluetooth Speaker simultaneously on Ubuntu 20.04

I am using ubuntu 20.04, I have a google nest mini which I am using as a Bluetooth speaker. I am trying to play audio from both my laptop speaker and the google nest at the same time. I found some ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Bluetooth device only connects after removing it

Most of my Bluetooth devices only connects sucessfully after i remove it. Tried to update packages but no use. It even turn off my bluetooth sometimes... UPDATE: I use dual boot with windows and i ...
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Every time need to remove and pair Bluetooth audio devices in Ubuntu 20.04

I paired the Logitec Bluetooth audio adapter and Mi Bluetooth audio adapter to my laptop. But every time I restarted the laptop is showing the devices are disconnected. I need to remove the device and ...
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Cant connect to bluetooth headphones [contains lots of terminal outputs to help debug]

I have the Sennheiser pxc550-ii bluetooth headphones that I want to pair with my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop and have aptx-hd and aptx-ll codecs working. Its worth noting regarding the latter that I've ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 20.04 - Lenevo z50-70

There seems to be a problem with the bluetooth driver which does not detect/connect to any surrounding bluetooth devices. I have Windows on another partition and i can access bluetooth on there. As ...
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How to enable Bluetooth at startup on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I am using a Bluetooth mouse and Bluetooth speakers for my laptop. The problem is that when the system boots up, the Bluetooth is not turned on and I have to turn it on manually every time. Is there ...
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Bluetooth headphone crashes(freezes) my laptop screen

When i listen to songs or videos via my bluetooth headphones, it works fine for sometimes but after a while sound starts lagging and then my screen freezes and then needed to hard reboot. This happens ...
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Bluetooth Speaker battery

How do I check the battery for my bluetooth speaker. I tried solutions from https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49078659/check-battery-level-of-connected-bluetooth-device-on-linux. But none of them ...
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Change output sound device doesn't work [duplicate]

My Ubuntu version is 20.04. My notebook is connected a monitor with HDMI(multiple monitors). I've connected my Bluetooth speaker, because my monitor sound is not good, and I tried to change Output ...
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Bluetooth microphones not working (speakers do work) on Ubuntu 18.04

I've bought a bluetooth headset "Samnyte K10" and connected it to my computer via bluetooth. It plays sounds but my laptop doesn't receive sound from the microphone. In the Settings -> Sound ...
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Bluetooth headphones and speakers stop after some minutes

I have an XPS 13 from 2019 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have this persistent problem with any audio devices where they will connect and work perfectly, and after 10 minutes the sound will stop. The ...
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Bluetooth headset recognized by BT 4 dongle, but no music heard

I just installed Kubuntu 18.04 and updated it. Next I plugged in an Asus BT400 dongle and connected to my BT earbuds. My earbuds were successfully connected and appear in the list of output audio ...
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How do I get a Bluetooth speaker to auto-connect at login?

Today I installed Ubuntu 18.04 x64 LTS on a Dell Latitude E6410i with Windows 7 pre-installed. I connected to my new JBL Flip4 speaker with Bluetooth 4.2 and with A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.6, HFP V1.6, and ...
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Playing via Bluetooth

Playing via Bluetooth is quite simple most of the time. Go to the "Bluetooth settings" and select the device to send the music to. However, currently I am in the following situation (also after ...
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Bluetooth Speaker Pairs, no sound - Kubuntu 19.04

I have a bluetooth speaker that works fine on both MacOS and Windows. It connects fine on Kubuntu 19.04, and lists as "connected", but no sound actually comes out. I've had this problem on Lubuntu ...
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Bluetooth not Working in Ubuntu 18.04.2 : hcoconfig returns nothing but bluetooth status is active

I am trying to config bluetooth on my laptop. systemctl status bluetooth Output : ` ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled; ...
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Bluetooth headset not discovered

I tried connecting my bluetooth headset to my Ubuntu 19.04 but didn't succeeded. However, it is able to connect my android phone and my android phone is able to connect my BT headset. So, there is ...
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Connecting a bluetooth speaker (Anker SoundCore 2) requests PIN

When I try to connect a pair of bluetooth speakers (Anker SoundCore 2) in Ubuntu 19.04, I get a popup saying I should enter a PIN on the speakers, but the speaker does not have a keyboard. How do I ...
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Bluetooth speaker automatically sets audio profile off

When my laptop (Dell Latitude E7240 with Ubuntu 18.04) is connected to my bluetooth speaker (JBL Clip 3) the audio profile of this one goes automatically to "Off" and not to "A2DP" as I would like. ...
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WiFi interfering with bluetooth audio

Running Kubuntu 18.10, on Lenovo Y530. On their own, WiFi connection and Bluetooth speakers work fine. If running both, heavy interference is introduced. This first resulted in both WiFi connection ...
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Stable solution for Bluetooth connecting issue

I can see the Bluetooth connecting issue (More common with Bluetooth headset/speaker) is common problem in Ubuntu or Linux. (I use ubuntu 18.04). I could not get a fixed solution for that. I have a ...
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How to get JBL Connect+ Stereo Mode working on Ubuntu?

JBL Flip 4 has the option to play in stereo with 2 speakers both connected. On my Android tablet this is possible via JBL Connect+ app. You can link both speakers through a separate button on the ...
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Bluetooth key lost when removed windows

I connected a bluetooth device in windows first. Later I formated the windows partition. Now when I tried to connect the bluetooth device in Ubuntu I am not able to. I came to know we need the key ...
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Upgrade to 18.x bluetooth problems: hci0: last event is not cmd complete (0x0f)

Since I've upgraded tot Ubuntu 18.04 (and afterwards to 18.10) I'm having problems with Bluetooth connection. For instance, the music with my Bluetooth speaker lags seriously. Upon investigating ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't detect bluetooth devices anymore after waking from suspend

Bluetooth was working fine on my laptop (Acer Aspire V17 Nitro) running Ubuntu 18.04, until I used Suspend for the first time and woke it up again. It doesn't detect any devices anymore. Things I've ...
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Why can't I select my Bluetooth speaker as audio output device after reconnecting?

I have a new Bluetooth speaker, which I connect to and then select it as audio output device in Sound settings. However, if I suspend my laptop (or simply disable Bluetooth) and later reconnect, then ...
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Wifi slows down when bluetoth headset is playing sound. Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377

WiFi slows down when Bluetooth headset is connected. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0042] (rev ...
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Can't select bluetooth headset

I have my bluetooth headset connected, but in the sound settings it appears like this: When I click on that, it still says "Settings for Headphones"
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Loudspeaker detected yet won't connect

Laptop Dell E5430 Running Ubuntu 16.04 Speaker Unotec Bullet sound recognized by laptop in bluetooth but not through jack Recognized in bluetooth but won't connect anyway Any advices ?
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Bluetooth switches off by itself

I use a bluetooth speaker with my laptop (Dell Inspiron 5547). When I connect the speaker, it works for about 20 minutes perfectly, and then Ubuntu's bluetooth switches off by itself, and I'm unable ...
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Unable to get sound out of my bluetooth speaker (JBL pulse 2)

I try to get my conputer sound get out from my bluetooth speaker without success About my system : - Ubuntu 16.04 (gnome) - kernel : 4.13.0-32-generic Problem : - Bluetooth logo appear on top right ...
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Connecting with Google Home via Bluetooth

If I try to connect to my Google Home Mini via bluetooth, by saying "Okay Google Bluetooth Pairing", the connection just fails. If I do pair [mac-address] via bluetoothctl it just tries to pair ...
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How can I use A2DP Sink and microphone simultaniously on my bluetooth headsets? [duplicate]

I have a couple of really cool headsets that are both Bluetooth. One is like a beanie that has Bluetooth speakers built in (by Rotibox) and the other one is just a regular headset by Bluedio which is ...
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JBL Bluetooth Speaker not connecting in bluetooth devices in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 in Dell laptop

I am trying to connect my JBL bluetooth speaker via Bluetooth with my Dell Laptop (Ubuntu Gnome 16.04). I am able to find JBL speakers in the list of available bluetooth devices after turning on ...
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Sony MDR-XB650BT wireless headphones not charging

I recently bought Sony MDR-XB650BT wireless headphones which can only be charged via USB cable connected to a computer. I haven't checked it in advance because I did not think that this can matter, ...
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