Bluetooth for Developers

Create an engaging and connected user experience by integrating Bluetooth® wireless technology in your apps and hardware accessories. And with Core Bluetooth framework, it’s easy for your apps to interact with the growing number of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices.




Learn about using Core Bluetooth with video presentations and tutorials.

Sample Xcode Projects

Sample Code

Download example iOS apps and Mac apps that use the Core Bluetooth framework.

Developer Forums

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MFi Program

Join the MFi Program to create hardware accessories that use the External Accessory framework or Classic Bluetooth technology. Learn more

Related Resources

Bluetooth is standard defined by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). For more information about the Bluetooth specification, visit