How to Fix Major Bluetooth Issues in Windows 10

Want to play the game with your wireless Bluetooth controller on your Windows PC, but it fails to connect? Here is how to fix major Bluetooth issues in Windows 10. With these solutions, you will be able to connect any Bluetooth device to your Windows 10 computer.

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Things you should try first

1.    Check whether the device supports Bluetooth

2.    Check whether the Bluetooth is On

3.    Make sure your Bluetooth device is working

4.    Check the enabled services or settings

5.    Use Bluetooth troubleshooter

6.    Update the Bluetooth drivers

Check whether the device supports Bluetooth

Check the specification of the device that you’re trying to set up with your Windows 10 PC. Read the product description to make sure that the device supports Bluetooth connectivity or not. Also, check the range and other specification of the Bluetooth. Some companies also tell how the gadget works and about its working conditions. This will help you to connect the Bluetooth device to your PC.

Check whether the Bluetooth is On

Bluetooth of both devices should be enabled to connect them. If any of one device’s Bluetooth is off, then they will not pair. So, make sure that the Bluetooth of your computer is turned on. To check or turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 PC:

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Devices.’

4.    Then select ‘Bluetooth & Other devices.’ Clicking on it will open the Bluetooth settings and menu.

5.    Make sure the Bluetooth switch is turned on. From here, you can turn on or off the Bluetooth. When the Bluetooth is activated, a message saying “Now discoverable as [ComputerName]” display below the toggle switch.

6.    Try restarting the Bluetooth.

Some laptops have a separate switch for Bluetooth on its body, make sure the switch is on.

Make sure your Bluetooth device is working

•    Check the light or anything that indicates the device is on.

•    Make sure the battery of the Bluetooth device is charged.

•    Keep the Bluetooth device within the range of your computer’s Bluetooth. Both the devices should be within the range.

•    Try restarting your Bluetooth device. Turn your Bluetooth device off and keep it off for a minute, then turn back it on. This also helps in to identify whether the gadget is off or on.

Check the enabled services or settings

Airplane mode should be off:

Airplane mode prevents the Bluetooth from turning on. To check or turn off Airplane mode on your Windows 10,

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Network & Internet.’

4.    Select ‘Airplane mode.’

5.    Make sure the Airplane mode toggle switch is turned off. If Airplane mode is enabled, click the switch to turn it off.

Try removing the device, if already paired:

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Devices.’

4.    Then select ‘Bluetooth & Other devices.’

5.    Select the device from the Bluetooth section.

6.    Click ‘Remove device.’

7.    Then click ‘Yes.’

The device will be removed from your PC, now pair it again.

Use Bluetooth troubleshooter

Bluetooth troubleshooter finds and fixes the problem automatically. To run the troubleshooter,

1.    Go to the ‘Start’ menu.

2.    Open the ‘Settings’ by clicking on the gear icon.

3.    On the settings window, Click on ‘Update & Security.’

4.    Select ‘Troubleshoot.’

5.    Select ‘Bluetooth’ from ‘Find and fix other problems’ section.

6.    Click ‘Run the troubleshooter.’

7.    Then follow the screen instructions.

The troubleshooter searches for the problem and fixes them if it is possible for it.

These five solutions will fix the major Bluetooth issues in Windows 10. If these solutions don’t resolve the Bluetooth issue you’re facing, try updating the Bluetooth drivers of your Windows 10 PC.

Source :- http://www-office.uk/how-to-fix-major-bluetooth-issues-in-windows-10/

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Kellie Minton is a qualified IT engineer by education. After working in the IT sector for a decade, she began writing about it two years ago. She loves to write about emerging technology like office.com/setup.

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