Bluetooth USB Dongle in Grub

Hello everyone,
I’ve connected my bluetooth keyboard to a usb bluetooth dongle on my laptop. It’s working fine. But it would be nice if the bluetooth keyboard would also work in grub, before the full os is loaded. I’m using full disk encryption and I don’t want to use my laptops inbuilt keyboard for unlocking. So is it possible to make the usb dongle work in grub? And shouldn’t that be the default behavior? That’s the reason why I bought the usb dongle in the first place…

I have the same ‘problem’ and found out it’s not possible to use a bluetooth keyboard/mouse during boot unless your UEFI supports it. Mine doesn’t maybe yours does.

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