[bug] Xperia - certain bluetooth devices always listed as nearby

asked 2017-10-29 21:54:00 +0200

mosen gravatar image

updated 2017-10-29 22:13:52 +0200

DaveRo gravatar image

Some bluetooth devices are permanently listed as "nearby" in bt-settings and can not be deleted by UI means once they are discovered. In my case, i picked up a random device while scanning for my pebble in public. Longpress on the MAC-adress to delete did not work.

Thanks to user lanterns hint at TMO i was able to delete the persistant MAC adress entry by deleting the MAC adresses folder from /var/lib/bluetooth/MY-DEVICES-MAC/...

rm -R /var/lib/bluetooth/*MY-DEVICES-MAC*/*MAC-IN-QUESTION*/

User Heik reports the same bug. In his case a failed pair attempt left the devices MAC listed in "nearby" permanently.

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eson ( 2017-10-29 22:00:06 +0200 )edit

@eson from failed pairing or randomly during discovery mode?

mosen ( 2017-10-29 22:10:24 +0200 )edit

@mosen Same as you, during discovery mode and listed as "nearby".

eson ( 2017-10-30 06:20:47 +0200 )edit