Streaming Bluetooth Audio from Phone to Raspberry Pi using ALSA

This post shows steps to setup Bluetooth audio sink on Raspberry Pi using bluez-alsa. Bluetooth audio sink (A2DP sink) enables Raspberry Pi to receive audio from other Bluetooth devices (e.g. smartphone) and play it through the connected speaker. Below are my setup. Raspberry Pi3 B+ with Raspbian Stretch (2018 April version) 3.5 mm plug Speaker Smartphone   Contents… Continue reading “Streaming Bluetooth Audio from Phone to Raspberry Pi using ALSA”

Enabling Hands-Free Profile on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Stretch) by using PulseAudio

The purpose of this post is to enable Bluetooth Handsfree Profile (HFP) with PulseAudio on Raspbian Stretch so that Raspberry Pi can act like as a handsfree speaker phone or a handsfree car kit. This is an updated version of this post. When I wrote the previous post, I was using Raspbian Jessie and some… Continue reading “Enabling Hands-Free Profile on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Stretch) by using PulseAudio”