Join GitHub today
GitHub is home to over 31 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.Sign up
With Crankshaft Pre9 and later, you can pair your phone to your Crankshaft head unit using Bluetooth via a simple button on the home screen.
- Boot your Crankshaft head unit
- Navigate to
Settings(gear icon) >
CS HWtab >
Bluetooth, and confirm your appropriate adapter is selected
- Towards the top right of the home screen, tap the
BT-Pairingbutton to prompt a notification that Bluetooth pairing has been enabled for
- On your phone, access your Bluetooth pairing functionality within the Settings app
- Refresh the list of available devices until
CRANKSHAFT-NGand when pairing is successful, your phone's Bluetooth identity will appear in blue text on the Crankshaft home screen, to the left of the
BT-Pairingbutton, indicating success
Pairing your phone to your Crankshaft head unit allows you to use the Raspbery Pi as an audio gateway. You can now stream music from your phone through your Crankshaft head unit.
In future, pairing your phone to Crankshaft will also allow you to route calls, from your phone, through Crankshaft. However, support for this functionality is currently a work in progress.