Scans for a Bluetooth audio device and connects it to a running PulseAudio sound server.
A Bluetooth audio device is connected to a running PulseAudio server as soon as it is available in the local Bluetooth environment. In case the device was unplugged the previous sink will be used until the device is back.
For A2DP profile only the audio sink is available. In HSP/HPF telephony mode a Bluetooth microphone from a headset will also be connected as default input source to PulseAudio.
We may optionally load pulseaudio module-
Alternatively we may install bt-autoconnect from
All bugs Latest bugs reported
Bug #1312773: Applet doesn't close after connection is established.
Reported on 2014-04-25
Bug #1181189: bt-connect applet does not appear when clicking on it in Gnome 3.8
Reported on 2013-05-17
Bug #991305: Headset Not Automatically Connected in 0.2.1 and Ubuntu 12.04
Reported on 2012-04-29
Bug #930538: Unable to maximize window after selecting "run minimized" option
Reported on 2012-02-11
Bug #695419: [regression] Bluetooth audio devices are not connected
Reported on 2010-12-29