_bluetooth_controller

Alfred workflow for managing bluetooth settings and -connections

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Alfred Workflow: Bluetooth Controller

A powerful toolkit for managing your bluetooth connections.

Installation

Summary

Install blueutil, Python 3, and open alfred configuration file!

Instructions

  1. Install blueutil:

Using package manager Homebrew:

# install
brew install blueutil

# update
brew update
brew upgrade blueutil

# uninstall
brew remove blueutil

Using package manager MacPorts:

# install
port install blueutil

# update
port selfupdate
port upgrade blueutil

# uninstall
port uninstall blueutil
  1. Verify that Python 3 installed, install if otherwise.
    python3 --version

Install using package manager Homebrew:

# install
brew install python3

# update
brew update
brew upgrade python3

# uninstall
brew remove python3

Install using package manager MacPorts:

# install
port install python3

# update
port selfupdate
port upgrade python3

# uninstall
port uninstall python3
  1. Open alfred installation file!

Usage

usage snippet

Manage bluetooth

  • Toggle bluetooth on and off: bt
  • Turn bluetooth on: bton
  • Turn bluetooth off: btoff

Toggle device connections

  • Connect/disconnect from device: btd + device name
  • By typing an argument, the workflow will automatically search through all devices prevously paired with the computer.

Manage favorite device

  • Set favorite device: btsetfavorite + device name
  • Toggle connection to favorite device: btx