bluetooth

  1. Matt T

    Possible to use two Bluetooth HCI controllers concurrently?

    I have a 2011 iMac with Bluetooth 2.1, and recently purchased a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle required for my new wireless mouse. The dongle works great - I paired my mouse and keyboard to it without issue and used the following terminal command to ensure macOS uses the dongle instead of the...
  2. Matt T

    Possible to use two Bluetooth HCI controllers concurrently?

    I have a 2011 iMac with Bluetooth 2.1, and recently purchased a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle required for my new wireless mouse. The dongle works great - I paired my mouse and keyboard to it without issue and used the following terminal command to ensure macOS uses the dongle instead of the...
  3. Nik Naf

    No Bluetooth Connection

    Hi guys, I just migrated to macOS (previously lifelong Windows user) and tried transferring some files from my LG phone to my 2020 MBA via Bluetooth. Although the MBA and my phone pair successfully, the connection drops (or at least that's what the MBA tells me) as soon as I try transferring...
  4. P

    iPhone iOS 13.4/13.4.1/13.4.5beta2 no wifi/bluetooth after upgrade

    Hi. I upgraded from 13.3.1 to 13.4 when it came out, I lost celular, wifi and bluetooth. I went back to 13.3.1. Now 13.4.1 came out, and I tried to upgrade again: I have celular this time, but still no wifi/bluetooth. I cannot go back to 13.3.1 now, as it's not signed anymore. I tried to upgrade...
  5. T

    iPhone 2 iPhone icon on Audio?

    Hi, my iPhone 11 Pro always showing this 2 iPhone icon on the Audio under AirPlay. My another iPhone doesn’t have this. Both using same wifi connection but I don’t think it’s related. When I click the other iPhone icon, the 1st one will disappear. Please see the photo attached. Anyone knows...
  6. c14nhl

    iPad Bluetooth Mouse - “May affect bluetooth & wifi connectivity”

    I get the attached message when I connect my Microsoft Arc Bluetooth mouse to the iPad running iPadOS 13.4 Is anyone else seeing this? I’m not experiencing any negative impact of wifi or bluetooth when the mouse is connected, interested if anyone else is?
  7. U

    All Devices toggling the Settings > Airplane mode button does not turn off the Bluetooth.

    When we switch on Airplane mode by googling the button in Settings app of iOS device. It turns off the WiFi and mobile data as expected. But it does not turn off the Bluetooth. This is not expected.
  8. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 Updating Mac Pro 1,1 to El Capitan & bluetooth

    Hi, I am almost ready to update my Mac Pro 1,1 to El Capitan. It now has an original 7300GT 256mb and 12gb RAM. I read some people say El Capitan disabled bluetooth and wifi, and others that don't. I only have apple wireless keyboards, and if bluetooth gets disabled I cannot use a keyboard. Do...
  9. F

    Any recommendation on Bluetooth for my Mac Pro 5.1?

    I am having bluetooth connection issues every time I switch from one bootable volume to another. I have disconnected the native bluetooth card my Mac Pro 5.1 has, using a Belkin Bluetooth 4.0 dongle instead (https://www.belkin.com/uk/p/P-F8T065/). Do you guys have any recommendation? Could you...
  10. I

    Bluetooth errors on MacBook Pro 2019 16"

    I am constantly seeing the following error in the Console window: Process: Kernel Message: Sandbox: bluetoothd(151) deny(1) mach-lookup com.apple.server.bluetooth This error appears quite frequently (especially when CPU has high load), with or without bluetooth enabled. For cases where...
  11. B

    All Devices iPad, iPhone running iOS13 won't recognize Bluetooth devices

    Asking this here, if it needs to be moved elsewhere hopefully a moderator can take care of it. I'm not a big user of Bluetooth. I do like it to be available when I want it. I wanted to use it last night with my new iPad 6th gen that I got for Christmas, to pair with a bookshelf stereo unit to...
  12. haravikk

    Bluetooth Dongles for macOS

    I got a new Mac-Mini recently, and I'm pleased with it overall, but due to where I need to put it (behind a monitor) I'm getting less than stellar Bluetooth signal to my Magic Keyboard with Number Pad. However, since I already have a USB hub positioned to be accessible, the obvious solution...
  13. U

    Sony bluetooth headphones will not connect.

    System preferences repeatedly freezes every time I try and control bluetooth settings. Same thing occurs when accessing the settings from finder so have to relaunch that as well. Sony WH-CH700N Headphones will pair by bluetooth (headphone buttons will work as well), but there will be no option...
  14. 9873697

    Bluetooth does not work with non-Apple devices on Macbook

    Hello. I have Macbook Pro, latest 13 inch. It has bluetooth for connecting to other bluetooth tech. I connected my Galaxy S10+ device and Macbook could send a song to it (very slow speed like 15 minutes for 10MB but it could) but I couldn't send images to my Macbook from my Galaxy. I used...
  15. lolkthxbai

    iPhone Sonicare Bluetooth Issues

    Has anyone had any issues pairing their Sonicare Bluetooth Toothbrush to their phone since iOS 13.2 came out?
  16. F

    How can I stop my iMac to connect an iPhone on BT?

    hi all, So I have an iMac with 10.15.1 and we have multiple iPhone's at home. Frequently my iMac connects my wife's iPhone which makes the handoff impossible and I have to manually disconnect. I have tried to clear the list, reset the BT module, forget all the devices etc, but no luck. Anything...
  17. C

    All Devices iOS 13 Bluetooth game controllers thread

    I was unable to get my 8bitdo SN30 controller paired with my iPad on iPadOS Beta 4. (didn't show up in the pairing list) Please post results of bluetooth controllers that work! (Other than Xbox / PS4 which are marked as officially supported)
  18. S

    Random Apple TV shows up as Output Device?

    Hello, how are you doing? Since a few days a random Apple TV shows up in the list of output devices for sound on my Mac. Now, I was already wondering why my AV receiver showed up in the output devices without me connecting my mac to it but I figured that it is because it is connected to the...
  19. S

    Bootup functionality

    hi all, Hoping you can help me. I have a 2019 15" Macbook Pro with OSX Mojave provided to me by Work. I'm having some issues i was hoping you could help me with. 1. Now i run always docked (lid shut mode) with 2 Monitors connected via USB-C to Displayport cables by Startech The Issue: is...
  20. I

    Logitech MX Keys Advanced Illuminated Wireless Keyboard

    Saw this listed by a retailer before they took down the listing. This looks like a decent, upcoming keyboard with illuminated keys, USB-C charging, and support for up to three device switching, so you can easily jump from Mac to iPhone to iPad. Logitech MX Keys Advanced Illuminated Wireless...