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Bluetooth® Core Specification 4.2

Bluetooth® Core Specification 4.2 is an important update to the Bluetooth Core Specification delivering exciting new features and benefits for Bluetooth Smart. This will create significant advantages for developers and manufacturers, while providing a better user experience for their customers. Bluetooth 4.2 makes Bluetooth Smart even smarter, faster and the ideal wireless technology for the Internet of Things (IoT).
  
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Adopted Bluetooth Core Specifications

Specification​ Date Ad​optedStatusDate DeprecatedDate Withdrawn
​Core Version 4.2​02 Decem​ber 2014​Active​
​Core Specification Supplement (CSS) v5​02 December 2014Active
​Core Version 4.1​03 December 2013Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 4 112 February 2013 Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 3 124 July 2012 Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 2 127 December 2011 Active
Core Version 4.030 June 2010 Active
Core Version 3.0 + HS 21 April 2009  Active
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 1 226 June 2008 Active
Core Version 2.1 + EDR26 July 2007 Active
Core Version 2.0 + EDR​05 November 2004 Deprecated13 November 2014​
Volume 4: HCI Transports01 January 2006 Active

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

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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 Spe​​cifications
Profi​le ​​Specification​VersionStatus​Date AdoptedDate Deprecated​Date Withdrawn
ANP​Alert Notifica​tion ​​Profile​ 1.0Active13 September 2011
ANSAlert Notification Service 1.​0Active 13 September 2011
BAS​Battery Service 1.0 Active​​27 December 2011
​BCSBody Composition Service 1.0 Active21 October 2014
BLPBlood Pressure Profile 1.0 Active25 October 2011​
BLSBlood Pressure Service 1.0 Active25 October 2011
BMSBond Management Service 1.0 Active21 October 2014
CGMPContinuous Glucose Monitoring Profile 1.0 Active
18 November 2014
CGMSContinuous Glucose Monitoring Service 1.0 Active
18 November 2014
​CPP​Cycling Power Profile1.0 Active30 April 2013
​CPS​Cycling Power Service ​1.0 Active30 April 2013
CSCPCycling Speed and Cadence Profile 1.0 Active21 August 2012
CSCSCycling Speed and Cadence Service 1.0 Active21 August 2012​
CTSCurrent Tim​​e Service 1.0 Active13 September 2011
CTSCurrent Tim​​e Service 1.1 Active07 October 2014
DISDevice Information Service 1.0Withdrawn24 May 201129 November 201103 December 2013
DISDevice Information Service 1.1 Active29 November 2011
ESPEnvironmental Sensing Profile 1.0 Active18 November 2014
ESSEnvironmental Sensing Service 1.0 Active18 November 2014
FMPFind Me Profile 1.0 Active21 June 2011
GLPGlucose Profile 1.0 Active10 April 2012
GLSGlucose Service 1.0 Active10 April 2012​
​HIDSHID Service 1.0 Active27 December 2011
HOGPHID over GATT Profile 1.0 Active27 December 2011
HRPHeart Rate Profile 1.0 Active12 July 2011
HRSHeart Rate Service 1.0 Active12 July 2011
HTPHealth Thermometer Profile 1.0 Active24 May 2011
HTSHealth Thermometer Service 1.0 Active24 May 2011
IASImmediate Alert Service 1.0 Active21 June 2011
IPSPInternet Protocol Support Profile 1.0 Active16 December 2014
LLSLink Loss Service 1.0 Active21 June 2011
​LNP​Location and Navigation Profile1.0 Active30 April 2013
​LNS​Location and Navigation Service1.0 Active30 April 2013
NDCSNext DST Change Service 1.0 Active13 September 2011
PASPPhone Alert Status Profile 1.0 Active13 September 2011
PASSPhone Alert Status Service 1.0 Active13 September 2011
PXPProximity Profile 1.0 Active21 June 2011
RSCPRunning Speed and Cadence Profile 1.0 Active07 August 2012
RSCSRunning Speed and Cadence Service 1.0 Active07 August 2012
RTUSReference Time Update Service 1.0 Active13 September 2011
ScPPScan ​Parameters Profile 1.0 Active27 December 2011
ScPSScan Parameters Service 1.0 Active27 December 2011
​TIPTime Profile 1.0 Active13 September 2011
TPSTx Power Service 1.0 Active21 June 2011
​UDS​User Data Service1.0 Active27 May 2014
WSPWeight Scale Profile 1.0 Active21 October 2014
WSSWeight Scale Service 1.0 Active21 October 2014​

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​Traditional Profiles​
Profile ​​Specification​VersionStatus​Date AdoptedDate Deprecated​Date Withdrawn
​3D​SP3D Synchronizati​on Profile 1.0 Deprecated 22 October 2013 29 August 2014
​3D​SP3D Synchronizati​on Profile 1.0.1 Active 22 October 2013
​A2DPAdvanced Audi​​o Distribution Profile​​​ 1.0Active27 May 2003
​A2DPAdvanced Audi​​o Distribution Profile​​​ 1.2Active16 April 2007
​A2DPAdvanced Audi​​o Distribution Profile​​​ 1.3Active24 July 2012
​AVRCPA/V Remote Control Profile 1.0 Active
28 May 2003
​AVRCPA/V Remote Control Profile 1.3Active 16 April 2007
​AVRCPA/V Remote Control Profile 1.4
Deprecated
26 June 2008 01 August 2013
​AVRCPA/V Remote Control Profile 1.5Active24 July 2012
​AVRCPA/V Remote Control Profile 1.6 Active
18 September 2014
BIPBasic Imaging Profile 1.0 Active
25 July 2003
BIPBasic Imaging Profile 1.1 Deprecated
26 August 2010
​01 August 2013
BIPBasic Imaging Profile 1.2 Active
24 July 2012
BPPBasic Printing Profile 1.0Active10 February 2005
BPPBasic Printing Profile 1.2Active27 April 2006
CTNCalendar, Task, and Notes Profile 1.0Active18 September 2014
DIDevice ID Profile 1.2Active27 April 2006
DIDevice ID Profile 1.3Active26 March 2007
DUNDial-Up Networking Profile 1.1Active22 February 2001
DUNDial-Up Networking Profile 1.2Active06 November 2012
FTPFile Transfer Profile 1.1 Active
22 February 2001
FTPFile Transfer Profile 1.2 Deprecated
26 August 2010
​01 August 2013
FTPFile Transfer Profile 1.3 Active
24 July 2012
GAVDPGeneric A/V Distribution Profile 1.0Active26 May 2003​
GAVDPGeneric A/V Distribution Profile 1.2Active16 April 2007
GAVDPGeneric A/V Distribution Profile 1.3Active24 July 2012
GNSSGlobal Navigation Satellite System Profile 1.0Active13 March 2012
GOEPGeneric Object Exchange Profile 1.1Active

​GOEPGeneric Object Exchange Profile 2.0Active26 August 201001 August 2013
​GOEPGeneric Object Exchange Profile 2.1Active24 July 2012
GPPGeneric PIM Profile 1.0Active18 September 2014
HCRPHardcopy Cable Replacement Profile 1.0Active23 January 2003
HCRPHardcopy Cable Replacement Profile 1.2Active27 April 2006
HDPHealth Device Profile 1.0​​ Deprecated
26 June 2008 ​01 August 2013
HDPHealth Device Profile 1.1 Active
24 July 2012
HFPHands-Free Profile 1.5Active25 November 2005
HFPHands-Free Profile 1.6Active17 May 2011
HFPHands-Free Profile 1.7Active18 September 2014
HIDHuman Interface Device Profile 1.0Active25 November 2005
HIDHuman Interface Device Profile 1.1Active21 February 2012
HSPHeadset Profile 1.1Active22 February 2001
HSPHeadset Profile 1.2Active18 December 2008
MAPMessage Access Profile 1.0Active04 June 2009
MAPMessage Access Profile 1.1Active02 July 2013
MAPMessage Access Profile 1.2Active 02 July 2013
​MPS​Multi Profile Specification1.0Active 02 July 2013
OPPObject Push Profile 1.1Active22 February 2001
OPPObject Push Profile 1.2Active26 August 2010
PANPersonal Area Networking Profile 1.0Active20 February 2003
PBAPPhone Book Access Profile 1.0Active27 April 2006
PBAPPhone Book Access Profile 1.1Active26 August 2010
PBAPPhone Book Access Profile 1.1.1Active05 November 2013
PBAPPhone Book Access Profile 1.2Active 05 November 2013
SAPSIM Access Profile 1.0Active12 May 2005
SAPSIM Access Profile 1.1Active18 December 2008
SPPSerial Port Profile 1.1Deprecated22 February 2001 ​01 August 2013
SPPSerial Port Profile 1.2 Active
24 July 2012
SYNCHSynchronization Profile 1.1Deprecated22 February 2001 ​01 August 2013​​
SYNCHSynchronization Profile 1.2 Active
24 July 2012
VDPVideo Distribution Profile 1.0Active09 September 2004
VDPVideo Distribution Profile 1.1Active24 July 2012​

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​Protocols
Protocol SpecificationVersionStatus​Date AdoptedDate Deprecated​Date Withdrawn
​AVCTPA/V ​​Control Transport 1.0​Active25 May 2003
​AVCTPA/V ​​Control Transport 1.2 Active
16 April 2007
​AVCTPA/V ​​Control Transport 1.3​​Deprecated26 June 200801 August 2013
​AVCTPA/V ​​Control Transport 1.4Active24 July 2012
AVDTPA/V Distribution Transport 1.0Active24 May 2003
AVDTPA/V Distribution Transport 1.2 Active16 April 2007
AVDTPA/V Distribution Transport 1.3Active24 July 2012
BNEPBluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol 1.0Active20 February 2003
IrDAIrDA Interoperability 1.1Active22 February 2001
IrDAIrDA Interoperability 2.0Active26 August 2010
MCAPMulti-Channel Adaptation Protocol 1.0Active26 June 2008
RFCOMMRFCOMM 1.1Active22 February 2001
RFCOMMRFCOMM 1.2Active06 November 2012​

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Adopted Bluetooth Errata Service Releases

Errata Service Release Adopted Date Notes
ESR08​02 December 2014
ESR07​03 December 2013
​Erratum 5256​22 October 2013​Mandatory when claiming compliance to 3DS Synchronization Profile v1.0
ESR0604 December 2012
Erratum 465607 February 2012Mandatory when claiming compliance to v2.0 + EDR and later
ESR0523 August 2011​​
ESR0418 December 2008
ESR0306 February 2008
Erratum 74725 November 2005Enabling Boot Mode Only (HID Lite) Hosts
ESR0221 June 2005
ESR0125 August 2003

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