Make Bluetooth discoverable on Raspberry Pi

To be able to connect to a Raspberry Pi from your Android or iOS device, you need to make Bluetooth discoverable on the Raspberry Pi.

Activate ISCAN

sudo hciconfig hci0 piscan

Check status

sudo hciconfig -a

After that, you should see something like this:

UP RUNNING PSCAN ISCAN

Discover you Raspberry Pi

Your Raspberry Pi now appears:

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