How can I send and receive file using bluetooth?

I tried to send a file today but a message pop up which said
“Failed to start org.bluez.obex service: The name is not activatable”

Also sending file from my phone it didn’t receive file

Have you installed bluez-obex?

sudo pacman -S bluez-obex

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It was working fine 2 or 3 years ago what may have changed? but I’ll try that too

Obex was put into it’s own package at some point:

Since this commit, bluez-obex and bluez-mesh have been separated from bluez. Therefore, if you plan to transfer files over Bluetooth, bluez-obex needs to be installed.


ok do I need to install other packages too from the link you provided or should I just start/enable it?

Oh it worked without doing anything, Thank you so much but to make sure I don’t need to do anything else right?

That should be it. You’re welcome. :smiley:

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