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Supported Hackintosh Bluetooth Adapters for Desktops & Laptops

Finding a compatible bluetooth adapter for your hackintosh can be rather complicated. This guide should help you select one. You need a bluetooth adapter to get Magic (Mouse|Keyboard|Trackpad) working, Handoff and Airdrop features requires a Bluetooth hardware, We have listed the best working Bluetooth adapters for a Hackintosh, Most of these adapters supports bluetooth 4.0 and should work in  macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, OS X EL Capitan, OS X Yosemite, OS X Mavericks, OSX Mountain Lion & Mac OS X Lion.

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Bluetooth USB Adapters

USB bluetooth adapters are probably the easiest to get working. The adapters here should be plug and play, a compatible bluetooth device is required to wake from sleep.

  1. IOGEAR Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter, GBU521 – Highly Recommended

  2. GMYLE Bluetooth Adapter Dongle, Ultra-Mini USB Broadcom BCM20702 Class 2 Bluetooth V4.0 Dual Mode Dongle Wireless Adapter with LED  – Recommended

  3. IOGEAR USB 2.1 Bluetooth Micro Adapter (GBU421) – Will work but not recommended because price is very high and Bluetooth version is 2.0

 


ORICO BTA-402

The BTA-402 is widely used and has been confirmed to work by many users on the insanelymac forum.

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Medialink USB 4.0


This adapter should also work out of the box on 10.8+. It is not as widely used in the hackintosh community, but it uses a supported chipset, and is reported to work fine.

Bluetooth PCI Adapters

If you want to make your hack look a little cleaner, or if you are using a laptop, you can use a PCI adapter to get bluetooth on your hackintosh.

AzureWave Broadcom BCM94352HMB

This mini-PCIe card handles Wifi and Bluetooth. Wifi should work out of the box, however you will need this kext to enable bluetooth.


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