Bluetooth adapter cannot be turned on (Realtek RTL8723BE)


I had the same problem but my device is a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter.

I installed the last stable Kernel (version 4.9.2-1) and it fixed the problem. Bluetooth is working fine now.


this is no good attention from the manjaro developpers part… I would be very happy if they tell us what is happened, nothing more than this…

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see here for bag report :


There may be another but the above Manjaro bug report links to this forum thread, so I assume it is the one mentioned.

Everybody experiencing this issue with Realtek chip should add to that bug report.
Remember, it is the squeaky wheel that gets the grease, ;).


same problem here. bluetooth don’t work with manjaro and archlinux. the developer say that posiibly is a kernel config

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Solved the problem. :tada: :tada: :tada: :confetti_ball: :confetti_ball: :confetti_ball:

The issue is with runtime power management

So I just nuked the power management by uninstalling the tlp package using command

sudo pacman --remove tlp

And bluetooth works!!

Now someone please find a more peaceful solution where bluetooth and tlp can coexist.

RTL8723BE Bluetooth not working

Alternately, one can block the device in tlp. More on that maybe tommorow.(or you can read the tlp documentation)

Read my posts on the related github issue for more details . We’ll need more people to test this workaround so that the actual bug could be tracked and solved.

I’ll keep updating on what I find either here or on github. I have found some issues, I’ll try to track them down and find solution if possible.


Thank @Aditya , it fixed the issue for me as well.
I added a comment with a link to your contribution on the github thread to
I have tried blocking the device in tlp but didn’t succeed, that’s why I finally went the “uninstall” way.


Glad I could help someone :slight_smile:

To block the device in tlp, do the following

  • Get the id of the bluetooth device from lsusb command

[aditya@aditya-pc ~]$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:57d6 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0bda:b006 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c52b Logitech, Inc. Unifying Receiver
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 05c6:f003 Qualcomm, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0461:4e54 Primax Electronics, Ltd
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Here, 1d6b:0003, 0bda:57d6 etc are ids.

  • Let’s say, 0bda:57d6 is the offending device. Now open the tlp configuration file at /etc/default/tlp. I prefer nano editor, so use command sudo nano /etc/default/tlp

  • Find the line that reads

#USB_BLACKLIST=“1111:2222 3333:4444”

change it to


change device id to the offending device id. Remove the#

  • Reboot
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@QJas For me, bluetooth only works upto a feet or two from the laptop. Is it the same case for you?


Well done Aditya.
blocking the device worked for me.(distance approx 20ft)

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no I don’t have any range issue. I opened a tab and navigated to a website from another room than the one where the PC sits just to check the range :slight_smile: I was about 9 to 10 feet from the PC.


Is it a desktop or a laptop?


GREAT!!! :clap:
Blocking device in tlp worked for me. I really need my bluetooth and before this i had to use a usb dongle…
Thanks alot


worked here as well =D
:confetti_ball: thanks a lot :confetti_ball:

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I had the same problem on my laptop and blacklisting the device in /etc/default/tlp as outlined above worked.

Thanks, @Aditya.


better to blacklist the usb or pci and not to remove tlp, checked in the hp of my sister


i’ve check lsusb to looking for my laptop’s bluetooth devID.
but i have no idea which id is my bluetooth devID.
and i’ve try some of them, but no sense.

and i use hcitool command to find:

$ hcitool dev
	hci0	D4:6A:6A:65:2F:94

and i modified file /etc/default/tlp


it doesn’t work.

i also used tlp stat command to check, and i found this paragraph:

+++ USB
Autosuspend         = enabled
Device whitelist    = (not configured)
Device blacklist    = (not configured)
Bluetooth blacklist = disabled
Phone blacklist     = disabled
WWAN blacklist      = enabled

so i thinked if i change it to Bluetooth blacklist = Enable, it may work.

so i checked out the file /etc/default/tlp, and i changed this row (change 0 to 1):


and then i restarted my laptop, it worked.

thanks Aditya! And thanks for the info above.

hope i can help someone.
sorry for my poor English.

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Excellent Thanks!!!! it work

i do the same but with "Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)" CSR Bluetooth Dongle

i block the Broadcom BCM43142A0 Bluetooth Device in the USB_BlACKLIST and IT WORKS!!!

thanks a lot


hi now
When I came back after a few days the laptop had the same problem again.
noting that the editing of the tlp is already done =(