Legacy Specifications

The specifications below are considered legacy.

The newest and most current adopted Bluetooth specifications can be found on the adopted specifications page. Usage of the specifications below is allowed, but discouraged. The following specifications contain known errors, some of which will result in interoperability issues with other devices. We urge you to use the most current versions of all our specifications, profiles and services. If you have questions, please submit a ticket.

Adopted Bluetooth Core Specification

Specification Date Ad​opted Status Date Deprecated
​Core Version 4.1 03 December 2013 Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 4  1 12 February 2013 Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 3  1 24 July 2012 Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 2  1 27 December 2011 Active
Core Version 4.0 30 June 2010 Active
Core Version 3.0 + HS   21 April 2009  Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 1 2 26 June 2008 Active
Core Version 2.1 + EDR 26 July 2007 Active
Core Version 2.0 + EDR​ 05 November 2004 Deprecated 13 November 2014​
Volume 4: HCI Transports 01 January 2006 Active​

 1 Refer to the Mixing of Specification Versions Part for applicability
 2 Applicable to v2.0 + EDR and v2.1 + EDR

Adopted Bluetooth Profiles, Services, Protocols and Transports

To view the structure of definitions that are used in the adopted GATT profiles, services, and characteristics use the XML Definition Browser. You can also download the definitions in an XML format.

GATT-Based Specifications

Profile Specification Version Status Date Adopted Date Deprecated
CGMP Continuous Glucose Monitoring Profile 1.0 Active 18 November 2014
CGMS Continuous Glucose Monitoring Service 1.0 Active 18 November 2014
​CPP ​Cycling Power Profile 1.0 Active 30 April 2013
​CPS ​Cycling Power Service 1.0 Active 30 April 2013
CTS Current Tim​​e Service 1.0 Active 13 September 2011
DIS Device Information Service 1.0 Deprecated 24 May 2011  29 November 2011
LLS​ Link Loss Service 1.0 Active 21 June 2011
PXP Proximity Profile 1.0 Active 21 June 2011

Traditional Profiles

Profi​le ​​Specification​
Version
Version Status Date Adopted Date Deprecated
​3D​SP 3D Synchronizati​on Profile 1.0​​ Deprecated 12 March 2013 29 April 2014
​3D​SP​ 3D Synchronizati​on Profile 1.0.1 Active 22 October 2013
​3DSP​ ​​3D Synchronization Profile 1.0.2 ​Active ​14 July 2015
​A2DP Advanced Audi​​o Distribution Profile​​​ 1.0 ​Active 27 May 2003
​A2DP Advanced Audi​​o Distribution Profile​​​ 1.2 ​Active 16 April 2007
​A2DP​ Advanced Audi​​o Distribution Profile​​​ 1.3 ​Active 24 July 2012
​AVRCP
A/V Remote Control Profile
1.0 Active 28 May 2003
​AVRCP A/V Remote Control Profile 1.3 ​Active 16 April 2007
​AVRCP A/V Remote Control Profile 1.4​​ Deprecated 26 June 2008 01 August 2013
​AVRCP A/V Remote Control Profile 1.5 ​Active 24 July 2012
​AVRCP A/V Remote Control Profile 1.6 Active 18 September 2014
BIP Basic Imaging Profile 1.0 Active 25 July 2003
BIP Basic Imaging Profile 1.1 Deprecated 26 August 2010 ​​01 August 2013
BPP Basic Printing Profile 1.0 ​Active 10 February 2005
DI Device ID Profile 1.2 ​Active 27 April 2006
DUN Dial-Up Networking Profile 1.1 ​Active 22 February 2001
FTP File Transfer Profile 1.1 Active 22 February 2001
FTP File Transfer Profile 1.2​​ Deprecated 26 August 2010 ​01 August 2013
FTP File Transfer Profile 1.3 Active 24 July 2012
GAVDP Generic A/V Distribution Profile 1.0 ​Active 26 May 2003​
GAVDP Generic A/V Distribution Profile 1.2 ​Active 16 April 2007
GOEP Generic Object Exchange Profile 1.1 ​Active
​GOEP Generic Object Exchange Profile 2.0 ​Deprecated 26 August 2010 01 August 2013
​GOEP Generic Object Exchange Profile 2.1 ​Active 24 July 2012
GPP Generic PIM Profile 1.0 ​Active 18 September 2014
HCRP Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile 1.0 ​Active 23 January 2003
HDP Health Device Profile 1.0​​​ Deprecated 26 June 2008 ​01 August 2013
HFP Hands-Free Profile 1.5 ​Active 25 November 2005
HFP Hands-Free Profile 1.6 ​Active 17 May 2011
HFP Hands-Free Profile 1.7 ​Active 18 September 2014
HID Human Interface Device Profile 1.0 ​Active 25 November 2005
HID Human Interface Device Profile 1.1 ​Active 21 February 2012
HSP Headset Profile 1.1 ​Active 22 February 2001
MAP Message Access Profile 1.0 Deprecated 04 June 2009 23 July 2015
MAP Message Access Profile 1.1 ​Active 02 July 2013
MA​P​ Message Access Profile 1.2 ​Active 02 July 2013​
​MAP​ ​Message Access Profile ​1.2.1 ​Active ​14 July 2015
MAP​ Message Access Profile 1.2.2 Active 15 December 2015
MAP  Message Access Profile 1.3 Active 17 May 2015
OPP Object Push Profile 1.1 ​Active 22 February 2001
OPP​​​​​ Object Push Profile 1.2 ​Active 26 August 2010
PBAP Phone Book Access Profile 1.0 ​Deprecated 27 April 2006 04 December 2015
PBAP Phone Book Access Profile 1.1 ​Deprecated 26 August 2010 04 December 2015
PBAP Phone Book Access Profile 1.1.1 ​Active 05 November 2013
PBAP Phone Book Access Profile 1.2 ​Active 05 November 2013​
SAP SIM Access Profile 1.0 ​Active 12 May 2005
SAP SIM Access Profile 1.1 ​Active 18 December 2008
SPP Serial Port Profile 1.1 ​Deprecated 22 February 2001 ​​01 August 2013
SYNCH Synchronization Profile 1.1​​ ​Deprecated 22 February 2001 ​​01 August 2013​​
SYNCH Synchronization Profile 1.2 Active 24 July 2012
VDP Video Distribution Profile 1.0 ​Active 09 September 2004

Protocols

Profi​le ​​Specification​
Version Status Date Adopted Date Deprecated
​AVCTP A/V ​​Control Transport 1.0 ​Active 25 May 2003
​AVCTP A/V ​​Control Transport 1.2 Active 16 April 2007
​AVCTP A/V ​​Control Transport 1.3​​ Deprecated 26 June 2008 01 August 2013
AVDTP A/V Distribution Transport 1.0 ​Active 24 May 2003
AVDTP A/V Distribution Transport 1.2  ​Active 16 April 2007
IrDA IrDA Interoperability 1.1 ​Active 22 February 2001
RFCOMM RFCOMM 1.1 ​Active​ 22 February 2001