Advertising and Scanning Fundamentals#

These pages cover the following topics:

  • Advertising data basics: Explains the basics of BLE advertising packet formatting to allow users to quickly learn how to “decode” the content of an advertising packet.

  • Accept List: Describes how to use and test the Connection Accept List (old terminology: whitelisting) feature.

  • Periodic Advertising: Explains the feature concept, discusses how to implement an advertiser and a scanner, and provides a link to example code.

  • Scan Request Reporting: Briefly discusses the sl_bt_evt_advertiser_scan_request event that notifies the application that a scan request has been received.