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Project Ubertooth is an open source wireless development platform suitable for Bluetooth experimentation. Ubertooth ships with a capable BLE (Bluetooth Smart) sniffer and can sniff some data from Basic Rate (BR) Bluetooth Classic connections.

The latest release is 2020-12-R1. The latest firmware build can be found on the release page.

This release is paired with libbtbb 2020-12-R1.

Instructions for flashing the firmware can be found on the corresponding firmware page. Instructions for building libbtbb can be found on the corresponding build_guide page.


Documentation for Ubertooth can be viewed on Read the Docs. The raw documenation files for Ubertooth are in the docs folder in this repository. Documentation changes can be submitted through pull request and suggestions can be made as GitHub issues.

Getting Help

Before asking for help with Ubertooth, check to see if your question is listed in the FAQ.

For assistance with Ubertooth general use or development, please look at the issues on the GitHub project. This is the preferred place to ask questions or open issues so that others may locate the answer to your question in the future.

We invite you to join our community discussions on Discord. Note that while technical support requests are welcome here, we do not have support staff on duty at all times. Be sure to also submit an issue on GitHub if you’ve found a bug or if you want to ensure that your request will be tracked and not overlooked.

GitHub issues on this repository that are labelled "technical support" by Great Scott Gadgets employees can expect a response time of two weeks. We currently do not have expected response times for other GitHub issues or pull requests for this repository.