App Description

Bluetooth Smart Scanner (BLEScan) is a professional Bluetooth LE developer scanner tool. It works with Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) or Bluetooth 4.0 devices only. It does not work with a bluetooth 1.1, 2.0 or 3.0.

This tool is made for professional developers or hobbyists who need a Bluetooth LE scanner to scan, retrieve and inspect their Bluetooth LE, Bluetooth Smart or Bluetooth 4.0 devices. (If you do not have a Bluetooth 4.0, LE or Smart device, this app does not work for you.)

You may use this tool to assist you in development of a Bluetooth LE profile or protocol on a Bluetooth LE, Bluetooth Smart or Bluetooth 4.0 devices.


This app provides the following information of any Bluetooth LE device.

- All Bluetooth Smart, LE or 4.0 Profiles.
- All Bluetooth Smart, LE or 4.0 Servies.
- All Bluetooth Smart, LE or 4.0 Characteristics.
- All Bluetooth Smart, LE or 4.0 Descriptors.

How To Scan For All Bluetooth LE devices

1) Activate the Bluetooth feature in Settings.
2) Launch this app.
3) Tap "Scan All" button in Scan Tab to collect all Bluetooth LE devices.


How to connect a BLE device

1) Tap "Retrieve" button in "Connect" tab, after scanning all BLE devices from "Scan" tab.
2) Select a BLE device to connect.


How to collect all Services of a BLE device

1) Connect to a BLE device by tapping a device listed in "Connect" tab. (You need to "Scan All" devices first in Scan tab, first. Then, Connect tab will show all devices you can connect.)
2) Tap "Services" button.

How to collect all Characteristics of a selected Service of a BLE device

1) Connect to a BLE device by tapping a device listed in "Connect" tab. (You need to "Scan All" devices first in Scan tab, first. Then, Connect tab will show all devices you can connect.)
2) Tap "Services" button to retrieve all services of this BLE device.
3) Tap a service listed.
4) Tap "Character" button to retrieve all Characteristics of this service.

How to collect all Descriptors of a selected Characteristic of a BLE device

1) Connect to a BLE device by tapping a device listed in "Connect" tab. (You need to "Scan All" devices first in Scan tab, first. Then, Connect tab will show all devices you can connect.)
2) Tap "Services" button to retrieve all services of this BLE device.
3) Tap a service listed.
4) Tap "Character" button to retrieve all Characteristics of this service.
5) Tap a Characteristic listed.
6) Tap "Descriptor" button to retrieve all Descriptors. (Note: You may see an empty list most of time. Few Bluetooth Profiles actually provide Descriptors.)

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • May 03, 2012 Initial release
  • May 07, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • May 14, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • June 25, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • July 05, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • July 24, 2012 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • August 06, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • August 12, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • August 27, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • September 07, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • September 13, 2012 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99

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