This tracker discovers new devices on boot and tracks bluetooth devices periodically based on interval_seconds value. It is not required to pair the devices with each other! Devices discovered are stored with ‘bt_’ as the prefix for device mac addresses in
To use the Bluetooth tracker in your installation, add the following to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry device_tracker: - platform: bluetooth_tracker
In some cases it can be that your device is not discovered. In that case let your phone scan for BT devices while you restart Home Assistant. Just hit
Scan on your phone all the time until Home Assistant is fully restarted and the device should appear in
For additional configuration variables check the Device tracker page.