Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1313092
Unable to change sound output to bluetooth headset using GUI
Last modified: 2016-12-20 14:08:50 EST
Description of problem:
After the bluetooth headset has been successfully paired and connected, in some cases the output sound comes from the laptop speaker instead of the headset device.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Release : 1.fc23
HP ProBook 4730s laptop
MEElectronics Air-Fi Matrix2 AF62 bluetooth headset
Possibly not deterministic. One has to switch from headset to speakers and back to experience the problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Bluetooth.
2. Select the headset device.
3. Turn it on/off multiple times.
The output sound device does not change. The sounds comes from the laptop speaker.
The sound should switch between headset and laptop speakers.
When the problem is encountered, the sound profile for the headset in the Sound application can not be changed anymore. There is only one choice. When the switching of the output sound device works, there are two profiles, High Fidelity Playback (A2DP Sink) and Headset Head Unit (HSP/HFP).
pacmd set-card-profile 1 a2dp_sink
Note that the above correct value of the card index [ 1 ], as well as the correct profile [ a2dp_sink ] can be found using pacmd list-cards. The command pacmd list-sinks does not list the headset device when the problem occurs, therefore one has to use the pacmd list-cards.
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