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[Xperia X] Bluetooth tethering doesn't work

asked 2019-02-21 10:57:09 +0300

erikderzweite gravatar image

With Sailfish X I am unable to enable tethering over Bluetooth. It is not a Sailfish OS limitation as the tethering was working with Aqua Fish.

When I use tethering app to enable Bluetooth tethering, I only get "Permission denied" error.

Not sure whether this feature is in works yet, but maybe there's a workaround available.

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answered 2019-02-21 23:21:45 +0300

erikderzweite gravatar image

Using the commandline interface I can enable bluetooth tether with connmanctl tether bluetooth on. Then the tether app shows Bluetooth Tether as "enabled". Still, I cannot connect a device to the internet via bluetooth:

nmcli connection up "Xperia X-Netzwerk" 
Error: Connection activation failed: The Bluetooth connection failed or timed out

Am I missing something?

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