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  1. Bluetooth + AirDrop + Apple Watch "Auto Unlock" + Continuity / Handoff BCM20702 / TP-Link T9E (AC1900) I have a little update on getting BCM20702 running in Mojave: Without kext files, nothing worked "OOB" with my USB dongle. So I got "BrcmFirmwareStore" and "BrcmPatchRAM2" from RehabMan. I tried putting the kext files in /L/E , didn't work so I tried /S/L/E. * While that didn't work at first, I then tried to refresh the kext cache; the files didn't show up in kextstat. I used this command: sudo kextcache -invalidate / which told me 2 error messages: BrcmFirmwareStore and BrcmPatchRAM2 had the wrong permissions. This is fixed like so: sudo chown -R 0:0 /System/Library/Extensions/BrcmPatchRAM2.kext/ sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/BrcmPatchRAM2.kext/ sudo chown -R 0:0 /System/Library/Extensions/BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext/ sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext/ Reboot and be happy! Both the actual Bluetooth entry in System Preferences, that was missing before as well as an entry in System Report > Bluetooth finally appeared! I have a TP-Link Archer T9E WiFi card and now in conjunction, AirDrop does work like a charm! Cheers, Dave * EDIT: RehabMan replied to me on GitHub and it's not recommended to use /S/L/E and you should let that folder remain reserved for Apple original kext files. So I tried putting the files (with the correct permissions) back into /Library/Extensions and Bluetooth and AirDrop both still work fine! So I would recommend to put the files either into EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other or - like me - into /Library/Extensions and after (or before) copying the two kext files, set the permissions like shown above for both files with chown and chmod. EDIT2: I totally forgot to mention that even unlock via Apple Watch works! I assumed it would not work, until the "iMac" itself saw my Watch and kindly asked if I wanted to activate it I immediately turned the feature on and it's working like a charm! What also perfectly works is Handoff. It's a feature that I never found really useful, especially between iOS and Mac, however when I have a Safari window open on my iPhone, the Hackintosh shows me the handoff Safari icon in the App switcher as well as in the dock (only tested Safari for now) and it behaves just like on my MacBook Pro! Universal Clipboard is also working as well as SMS / MMS. I couldn't test "Cellular Calls" and the "Continuity Camera" as I don't have a second phone and it's quite late here right now for calling someone on the telephone and I don't have any iOS 12 devices either. The "Instant Hotspot" did not work, but I think that anybody going the TP-Link T9E + BCM20702 way is building a PC that is permanently attached to WLAN or even LAN (Ethernet), so that's not an issue. I think laptop Hackintoshers should just use a MacBook WiFi card as they probably already have the connector etc. etc. (no adapter or Motherboard-dependent solutions needed).
  2. Intro You might have noticed that once you pair your Bluetooth devices in either Mac or Windows, you blatantly need to re-pair the same devices every time in order to utilize them. This is due to the fact, that, despite pairing these devices on the same BT adapter, each OS stores the pairing keys uniquely. My guide is a step-by-step procedure to remedy this problem. If you would like to learn more about the internals of the solution itself, please refer to the following: - The original thread about fixing this problem can be found here by camoguy. Awesome work! - The original code for automating the fix is hosted here. Congratulations on your work, I was able to learn Python because of you and your interesting project. Procedure A) Boot into Windows, open Bluetooth preferences. Pair all Bluetooth devices that you plan on using on both Mac/Windows. You need to pair on Windows first because certain drivers are installed while you pair new devices. C) Restart into macOS, open your Bluetooth panel. D) Pair once again the same Bluetooth devices. If you have trouble pairing, lookup how to enable Discovery Mode on your devices. E) Open Terminal, run chmod +x ~/Desktop/bt.py (this file is attached on this post). F) Run ~/Desktop/bt.py G) On you desktop you will find BTFix/BTFix.reg, copy this file on your Windows disk or an external USB disk. H) Reboot into Windows. I) Download PSTools and extract it on your Downloads folder (or any other folder). J) Run cmd.exe as Administrator, navigate to your PSTools folder. K) Type psexec -s -i C:\Windows\regedit.exe L) Regedit is now open. Click File -> Import, and select your previously generated BTFix.reg file. M) Restart Windows. N) Check that all your Bluetooth devices connect successfully. Notes Bluetooth 4.0 devices are not covered with this version. As soon as I get a Bluetooth 4.0 capable device in order to experiment, I will update this thread with findings. Waiting for your input too! bt (El Capitan, Sierra).zip bt (High Sierra).zip
  3. In High Sierra I've no Bluetooth support with Broadcom BCM4360 (14e4:43a0), just WiFi ... Same configuration in Sierra works oob with WiFi+BT Anyone have some hint?
  4. Hello there, I want to start this topic because I know there are many hardware shipping last generation Intel cards, which incorporates 2,4 and 5 GHz bands. I could be posible to make it work with help of the community. There are currently two projects attempting to fix these wifi chipsets, but they doesn't work, they only show version of firmware of the card or attempt to load it. These are based on Linux drivers https://github.com/ammulder/AppleIntelWiFiMVM/releases/ These are based on FreeBSD drivers https://github.com/bjornefitte/IntelWifiPort I'm not a very experienced programmer, but I can help, and I have hardware to test, I got a Intel 3165. However, bluetooth works with some issues. It can connect with my Android and browse its contents, permitting to download and upload files.
  5. Hello Guys, I have bought a new Multicard Reader for my hackintosh. It have also bluetooth , and everything is working, unless bluetooth. the panel says that I don't have bluetooth hardware, but in my system info there are 1 "Bluetooth HCI" device. What could I do to recognize correctly? this is the multicard: http://www.tacens-anima.com/accesorios/lectores/acr3/ and here is in my computer: thanks you for the help!
  6. Hello, I have El Capitan with nearly everything working. The magic mouse doesn't auto connect each time I boot, I have to wait for the bluetooth prompt to appear in order to connect it. I am using Clover boot manager and IOgear bluetooth dongle with Z77DSH3 mainboard. I spent a lot of time bouncing my head against the wall, switching some (random) options with the clover configurator and I gave up. There is the config.plist attached for reference. config.plist.zip
  7. I have an Intel NUC i7 RYH running as a Macbook Pro 12,1 via clover. Originally installed El Cap, and everything worked fine except the unsupported wifi/bluetooth embedded in the NUC's mobo, which was fine, whatever. But on the first release of Sierra Apple mistakenly threw us a bone! The included bluetooth worked, but not the wifi which is still unsupported. I happily used the integral bluetooth until the first update to Sierra came along, and bluetooth mysteriously disappeared. I just updated to 10.12.3 and it's still gone from the settings menu. I made a Ubuntu bootstick to verify that it wasn't a hardware problem, and all of my devices do in fact sync up just fine under Ubuntu. Here's the output of the console in regard to blued. http://pastebin.com/LG5MEuKB And my USB device list showing the identified bluetooth controller is attached. As of these last two updates I get "no information found" in the bluetooth system report and the bluetooth menu item is greyed out, showing "not available". Anyone got any ideas?
  8. hi I was wondering if anyone have some ideas on how to fix the bluetooth, card reader, camera and battery status icon. I know they can be fixed as they still work in Mac OS X ML. Also, i was wondering if anyone know how to check if all the cpu cores is run at the right speed? My computer spec Model: HP Pavilion dv6-2155ee CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) RAM: 4GB DDR3 GFX card: GeForce GT 230M, 1GB PCI-E Sound: IDT 92HD75B3 @ Intel Ibex Peak PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [111D-7603] Ethernet: Realtek RTL8168D/8111D PCI-E Gigabit [10EC-8168] Wireless: Broadcom 43224AG 802.11a/b/g/draft-n [14E4-4353]
  9. egparadigm

    Bluetooth & WiFi n00b

    Hi All, New to the forum and hackintoshing. I have built TonyMacX's mini deluxe with the GA-Z87N-WIFI mobo and am running Mavericks/10.9.4. WiFi apparently is a no go and it turns out the bluetooth has serious issues. I had it working at one point, but now it's gone AWOL and from all I have read it doesn't look like anyone has got it going properly. My situation: I don't really *need* WiFi, it would be a nice extra. I need bluetooth only because I have a wireless mouse I rather like (in fact I had to borrow this wired mouse )! Can someone introduce me to this world of WiFi & BT on hackintosh? I found Toleda's guide and read a few other threads. Is there a plug and play option available to me? I want to minimise any additional software fixes to avoid agony when I inevitably update the OS. It seems like the only plug and play for BT is a dongle, such as GMYLE – is that right? I am very fond of the little aerial that came with my mobo and I had hoped to simply replace the card on the mobo, which I think is a mini-PCIe? Are there any options better than the one's Toleda mentions? Probably really obvious stuff, but I'd love some help from someone more experienced. Thanks for reading.
  10. Hey guys, I have had a z97 pro wifi ac build for about a year now, and it works great, except I cannot get the onboard bluetooth to work. It shows up in my system profiler under USB as "BCM20702A0". When I use a kext named "asusBCM20702A0Bluetooth.kext", the usb gets recognized, but it doesnt pair with my devices (it sees them, but then it says pairing failed). I already deleted the bluetooth plist and restarted. I am on clover, and on yosemite 10.10.5. I have also tried other kexts (bcrmpatchram) but that one doesnt do anything. Does anyone have a z97 on yosemite 10.10.5 with working onboard bluetooth? thanks
  11. meziatto

    BCM94360CD or BCM943602CS?

    Hi, I want to buy wifi/bluetooth combo card which I hope works natively and let my mouse to work in motherboard UEFI and Clover boot screen. I saw two choices. Which one to choose BCM94360CD or BCM943602CS or any other suggestion? Thanks,
  12. I bought the new Magic Trackpad 2 (far too expensive, but that's another topic) and cannot get more than simple move the pointer around the screen functionality on it. I have checked to make sure it works on another real Mac I have. I have 10.11.1 on an MSI Z77MA-G45. I have a custom DSDT with some USB fixes (still not getting USB 3.0 speeds however). I have installed in S/L/E: BrcmPatchRAM2.kext + BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext. I also have a Clover patch: <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11.dp1+ BT4LE-Handoff-Hotspot, credit RehabMan based on Dokterdok original</string> <key>Find</key> <data>SIX/dEdIiwc=</data> <key>Name</key> <string>IOBluetoothFamily </string> <key>Replace</key> <data>Qb4PAAAA60Q=</data> Below are some additional info, advice would be great. Apple Bluetooth Software Version: 4.4.2f1 16391 Hardware, Features, and Settings: Name: pb Address: 00-02-72-C5-C8-F3 Bluetooth Low Energy Supported: Yes Handoff Supported: No Instant Hot Spot Supported: No Manufacturer: Broadcom Transport: USB Chipset: 20702A3 Firmware Version: v14 c5555 Bluetooth Power: On Discoverable: On Connectable: Yes Auto Seek Pointing: On Remote wake: On Vendor ID: 0x0A5C Product ID: 0x21E8 HCI Version: 0x6 HCI Revision: 0x15B3 LMP Version: 0x6 LMP Subversion: 0x220E Device Type (Major): Computer Device Type (Complete): Mac Desktop Composite Class Of Device: 0x380104 Device Class (Major): 0x01 Device Class (Minor): 0x01 Service Class: 0x1C0 Auto Seek Keyboard: On Console output for BRCM 2015/10/31 12:04:38.000 AM kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: Version 2.2.1 starting on OS X Darwin 15.0. 2015/10/31 12:04:38.000 AM kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: [0a5c:21e8]: USB [000272C5C8F3 v274] "BCM20702A0" by "Broadcom Corp" 2015/10/31 12:04:39.000 AM kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: [0a5c:21e8]: Firmware upgrade completed successfully. 2015/10/31 12:04:39.000 AM kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: [0a5c:21e8]: Found existing IOKit personality "com.apple.iokit.BroadcomBluetoothHostControllerUSBTransport". 2015/10/31 12:04:39.000 AM kernel[0]: BrcmPatchRAM2: Processing time 0.505 seconds.
  13. Hello guys! I'm having a problem with post-installation with my mavericks, made usb install stick with Pandora's Box on vmware. Installed with boot args ( -x -v maxmem=4096 npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=Yes) Thought that those would work after installing also but they didnt. I tried to google it out whats the problem is. http://imgur.com/6VUWL6U Thats the place where im stuck.. it goes sometimes to something IOCatalogue etc but not going from there also.
  14. I'm co-founder of Bubble, a small start-up in SF, we're currently developing an API that enables you to : - detect if two phones with the same app are nearby, EVEN IF THE APPS ARE IN THE BACKGROUND - exchange data with people around you - send push notifications to users nearby. Simple examples : - exchange virtual currency / objects with people around you - automatically create a leaderboard based on the people you came across - get a push notification if you come across someone who is playing the same game as you. (with his highscore? ) What do you think ? We believe a lot can come from this, and we're looking for beta testers !
  15. I updated to Mountain Lion and my D-Link DB-120 Bluetooth dongle has been working intermittently. It was working at first, then stopped. Then started working again - now not. I think the changes are to do with the way I've been loading kexts. I was experimenting with the Lion bluetooth kexts in an attempt to fix things. Now I've moved all my kexts to S/L/E and rebuilt the kernel cache. I'm using the Mountain Lion bluetooth kexts. The Bluetooth dongle is not properly recognised: Apple Bluetooth Software Version: 4.1.7f2 12718 Hardware Settings: Address: 00-13-46-11-6E-8F Manufacturer: Cambridge Silicon Radio Name: xxx's Mac Pro Firmware Version: 525 Bluetooth Power: On Discoverable: Off Connectable: Yes Remote wake: On Vendor ID: 0x0A12 Product ID: 0x0001 HCI Version: 0x1 HCI Revision: 0x20D LMP Version: 0x1 LMP Subversion: 0x20D Device Type (Major): Miscellaneous Device Type (Complete): Miscellaneous Composite Class Of Device: 0x0000 Device Class (Major): 0x00 Device Class (Minor): 0x00 Service Class: 0x00 If I use the Lion bluetooth kexts, the dongle is recognised correctly. But when I do sudo kextcache -prelinked-kernel to rebuild the kernel cache, there is an error with the AppleHIDMouse kext, and I guess this is why my Magic Mouse is not detected. There is also an error if I use the Lion AppleHIDMouse.kext Any suggestions? Other people seem to have this dongle working in ML OK... Thanks.
  16. On 10.7 and 10.8 i can remove that setup within files Info.plist on /S/L/CoreServices/Setup Assistant.app/Contents But there is no files Setup Assistant.app on 10.9. Can you help me with this? *i guess i can simply insert USB Keyboard. but i does'nt have any usb keyboard.
  17. Hi, Ive been having a little bit of trouble with my mac, it works beautifully just a few issues that i am currently having. I havnt installed a DSDT as i have been unable to find out, and not sure how i would install one either. i havnt installed any packages, just used [url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url] and ran everything i needed to get audio and such to get working. But here are my issues: My sleep doesnt work properly, i put it to sleep and then on awaking nothing happens i just get a blank screen, i am unsure on what to do about this. Also heard about speedstepping, not sure exactly what to do with that either? My bluetooth dongle i have bought and used. it work on connecting my magic mouse and bluetooth keyboard, but when i turn off and turn back they are not automatically connected again, i have to remove the keyboard and repair it with the machine (the mouse not so much a problem, just need to click connect, but still it defeats the object of having them when i have to use a wired mouse to get them back online. here is the info on my bluetooth dongle i know about the hex to decimal stuff but that didnt get me anywhere. but if its a case of buying a new one then im happy to buy. so these are my issues i have been trying to resolve for a few weeks, just unable to find a solution. Thinking of upgrading the motherboard to deluxe or pro, if anyone has resolved all these problems with one of these boards, please let me know, how it can be done and how easy it is to do But if a solution is out there for this board that would be tremendous. i have Motherboard: p8p67 le CPU: i7 2600k cosair SD hd any questions just ask and i will try and the information for you Thanks Phil
  18. I just updated my Dell Latitude E6400 (with NVIDIA Quadro graphics) to Snow Leopard 10.6.8 However, the built-in trackpad and keyboard do not work when I boot up from Chameleon (I used the latest Chameleon wizard)!! The keyboard and trackpad only work when I boot up from the XBooter CD (which was the only way for me to successfully install Snow Leopard). The battery indicator only shows up when I boot from XBooter, but does not appear when I boot up from Chameleon. The Appstore only works when I boot up from Chameleon. WiFi, Bluetooth, and the SDHC card slot do not work for both Chameleon and XBooter. I have already installed all kexts and dsdt for my model. The keyboard and trackpad stop working after an extended period of use when I boot from the XBooter CD. Also, in what position is the switch for the radio antenna to be on? To sum it up: Works for XBooter: Keyboard/Trackpad (Limited functionality) Battery Indicator (I used the Voodoo kext) Sound Doesn't work for XBooter: Appstore Works for Chameleon: Appstore Sound Doesn't work for Chameleon: Keyboard Trackpad Battery Indicator Doesn't work for both Chameleon and XBooter Wifi Bluetooth Mute Please provide feedback so I can get my Hackintosh up and running. If anyone can provide feedback on how to upgrade to Lion, that would be great. I have already tried xMove, but the installation gets stuck at the Apple logo when I boot up from the installation partition. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
  19. Howdy all. bluetooth issues here. my bluetooth is built into my t60 and it has a bcm2045 chipset. It is detected as a usb device under USB DEVICE TREE. done some researching and there are some fixes that make it perform better when its detected but nothing about this specific problem. bluetooth works fine before computer is put to sleep. Before sleeping bluetooth light on computer is lit. When put to sleep bluetooth light on the thinkpad is turned off. Upon waking from sleep the bluetooth icon has a line through it and my built in bluetooth bcm2045 is no longer detected in the bluetooth section of system profiler. BT light never comes back on. It also disappears from the USB device tree in system profiler. When i reboot bt shows up and works fine again. laptop is a t60 with custom dsdt from silencer. I assume its just some dsdt fix but im not sure where to start. any experts available? should just be a quick fix in dsdt. heres my dsdt. Love and light EDIT: found another USB dongle that plugs in and it survives the sleep cycles just fine. im stumped dsdt.rtf
  20. Hi, I have a iogear usb bluetooth module connected to my Gigabyte DS3H/I5-2500K based system, and it generally works great, even allowing me to wake from sleep, with no drivers needed. However, I've done something twice so far, not sure what, that mucks up the connection to my trackpad and magic mouse in a weird way. It appears to be connected, but the cursor movement is very erratic and unpredictable. If I lift the mouse at all while moving it, the cursor jumps half way across the screen. The trackpad is also jumpy and iffy, disconnecting and reconnecting on its own and rapidly, and tapping stops working -- only real clicks. Finally, clicking on the bluetooth menu in the menu bar takes about 5 seconds to appear every time. No idea what causes this to happen, but last night it occurred when I started Parallels and the windows machine thought a bluetooth device had been connected and took it over. Even after I disabled bluetooth devices in the windows machine, and shut it down, the devices wouldn't work properly on the Mac side, and restarting did not help. The solution, both times that this happened, was to simply unplug the bluetooth dongle and plug it back into different USB port. Hope this helps someone who is experiencing strange bluetooth behavior!
  21. I'm trying to use a Bluetooth headset as audio i/o for Skype. (osx 10.12.6 + Bluetooth dongle.) The headset connects, it even appears in my Sound I/O options in Sys Prefs ... but if I try to select it, the panel freezes for a few seconds and then disconnects. I tried BrcmPatchRAM but no dice. Someone on reddit said best to get a Broadcom wifi/bt card. I saw this on ebay Does this plug right into my mobo? Or do I need an adapter as well? I also am wondering ... Is it possible to use an Airport card from an old 2008 MacBook Pro in a desktop Hackintosh (for WiFi & Bluetooth)? Thanks!
  22. Hi, In order to get Continuity support in Yosemite, for still pretty capable machine as my Macbook Pro (2010), I need Bluetooth 4.0 support. How would you suggest me to do that?
  23. Hello i have a Lenovo g580 laptop running 10.10 yosemite and I want to upgrade my bcm4313 wifi card. (i will remove bios whitelist) but I cannot find which cards(with bt 4.0) are compatible with Yosemite? Any suggestions?
  24. martinweiss

    Intel 7260 BT not working?

    I am having trouble with the Intel 7260 wi-fi/BT card that came with my motherboard. Wi-fi hasn't worked, but bluetooth worked in the beginning. Then it stopped working (it doesn't show up in System Preferences), then it appeared again yesterday, and now it's gone again. Does anyone know what to do about this? It's really annoying. I've read a bit about problems with the desktop wi-fi/BT card here: https://communities.intel.com/thread/45971?start=15&tstart=0 My system: - GA-Z97N-Gaming 5 motherboard. - Intel i5-4460 CPU. - Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 16 GB memory. - Samsung 850 Pro 256 GB SSD. - Be Quiet! E10 400W PSU. - Corsair Carbide Air 240 case.
  25. Now that my VM is running quick enough to be usable the next task is to get my Apple Magic Keyboard and Trackpad to work as intended. It appears that there is no way to pass the host's BT adapter through to the VM - looking in System Report the screen is blank for BT. This is a pain as whist the keyboard works ok using the host to provide connectivity the trackpad is limited to the meagre non-gesture functionality. Has anyone gotten an Apple Trackpad to work right under VMWare?