how can I use a jolla phone as a bluetooth desktop speaker?

asked 2017-09-06 18:36:05 +0300

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updated 2018-05-13 18:16:25 +0300

I am able to stream audio over bluetooth from phone to desktop just by pairing (at least before SFOS 2.1.4). But the other way round - routing audio from desktop/laptop to jolla phone - seems to be more complicated as 'pavucontrol' on desktop only lists headset audio gateway (HSP/HFP) and HighFidelityCapture(A2DP-source) as possible profiles. So the question is how to select a Jolla device as A2DP-sink for audio output (or HSP/HFP gateway pc->jolla-device)?

setting class=0x240414 (loudspeaker) or class=0x240428 (hi-fi device) in file /etc/bluetooth/main.conf in SFOS doesn't seem to work...

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@vattuvarg something went wrong with your link ;)

ced117 ( 2017-09-08 00:10:25 +0300 )edit

Simply following this thread because of Helm 2.0.

(the link should work now)

vattuvarg ( 2017-09-08 06:52:44 +0300 )edit

Bluetooth audio could be one of the choices in the Media app. ...a bit like FM radio, but instead of favorite channels there would be a list of paired audio sources.

vattuvarg ( 2017-09-18 23:14:36 +0300 )edit