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Intel Bluetooth Wireless-AC 3165 working in Catalina

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I have a z370 aorus gaming 5 with built in wifi and bluetooth Wireless-AC 3165 chip. I noticed that my bluetooth is on but hand off is not supported, maybe Apple is working on adding intel for bluetooth, hopefully the wifi will work in the future
 

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Hey, do you mind sharing how you got this to work? I’ve got the same AC 3165 on my Thinkpad E580, and I’m looking for a way to enable Bluetooth (I don’t care about WiFi for this chip). Thanks in advance!
 
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I have the same with my card on my probook
Screenshot 2020-02-14 at 13.10.08.png

Notice the firmware versions are different at the top. I can connect to my other PC running Catalina, but the bluetooth is not usable and disconnects after a few minutes.
This is the card in my probook.
 
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Thanks Big-W for the answer. I think I won't fight too much for this one and use my older USB keyboard :)
 
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Those Intel inbuilt wifi/bluetooth cards will never fully work with Apple's OS. Whilst the wifi will work, the bluetooth won't. I have the Z390 Aorus pro wifi but still had to buy and install a compatible Apple wifi/bluetooth combo card to implement all Apple Services. See example what you should have with a suitable card.
 

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Yea there have been efforts previously to build drivers, but it's not going to happen. It's a shame, the cost of suitable cards, particularly for laptops seems to be getting more and more expensive :(
 
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Yea there have been efforts previously to build drivers, but it's not going to happen. It's a shame, the cost of suitable cards, particularly for laptops seems to be getting more and more expensive :(
Yea totally agree - but hey what can you do :)
 
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