Bluetooth headsets not recognized in Pulseaudio

Fix Bluetooth no audio

Force Bluetooth headset/speaker to be recognized in Linux sound control panel with

pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover

Force A2DP/HSP audio mode

  1. Open Pulseaudio control panel:

    pavucontrol
    
  2. Under Configuration select Bluetooth device audio mode:

Profileaudio typedirection
A2DPhigh-fidelity 0-24 kHz stereoone way playback
HSPlow-fidelity 0-4 kHz monauraltwo way talk/listen for Skype et al

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