How to Turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10

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If you want to connect your Bluetooth devices like headphone, mouse to your Windows 10, or you want to transfer the files on your iPhone to your PC via Bluetooth, you should turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 first. 

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This article will show you how to turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 easily. In addition, we will be also showing you the best solutions to fix Windows 10 Bluetooth missing in Setting as many Windows users encounter this problem.

How to Turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10:

You can easily and quickly to turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10. Follow these simple steps:

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key Bluetooth   and I (at the same time) to open the Settings window.

2) Click Devices.

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3) Click to turn on your Bluetooth. [ The status will show as On.]

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If unfortunately, your screen shows as this:

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How if you cannot find the On/Off icon of Bluetooth? Don’t be worried. Below are the top solutions to fix Windows 10 Bluetooth missing. Try the following solutions one at a time until Bluetooth is back on your Windows 10.

How if Windows 10 Bluetooth missing?

Before we start, make sure your computer has the Bluetooth supporting hardware. If you’re not sure, you can check on your computer manufacturer’s website.   

Solution 1: Update your Bluetooth driver
Solution 2: Re-enable your Bluetooth driver software in Device Manager
Solution 3: Make sure your Bluetooth Support Service is running

Solution 1: Update your Bluetooth driver

Bluetooth needs the supporting hardware and software to works. When you’re ensuring your computer supports Bluetooth, the second thing you should do is to update your Bluetooth driver software.

There’re two ways you can update your Bluetooth driver: manually and automatically. 

Way 1 — Manually: You can update your drivers manually by going to the manufacturer’s website for your devices, and searching for the most recent correct driver. Be sure to choose only drivers that are compatible with your variant of Windows versions. In this way, you will need to check the update for your devices one by one.

Way 2 — Automatically: If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your drivers manually, you can, instead, do it automatically with Driver EasyDriver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find all the available correct drivers, and it will download and install them correctly:

1) Download and install Driver Easy. Then run it on your Windows.

Read Also:  Fix “Bluetooth paired but not connected” error on Windows 10

2) Click Scan Now.  All drivers problems of your computer would be detected in less than 1 min. Your Bluetooth driver is no exception.

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3) If you try the Free version, click Update next to your flagged Bluetooth driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver.

Or if you use the Pro version, click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system. (You get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee for the Pro version)

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4) Restart your computer.

5) On your keyboard, press press the Windows logo key Bluetooth  + I key together to invoke the Settings window. Check to see if the Bluetooth option is there.

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Solution 2: Re-enable your Bluetooth driver software in Device Manager

1) Right-click on the Start button to select Device Manager.

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2) Right-click on your Bluetooth driver software in the Bluetooth section. Then choose Disable device. Click Yes if prompted by confirming.

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3) After it’s done, right-click on the driver again and this time click Enable device.

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4) On your keyboard, press press the Windows logo key Bluetooth  + I key together to invoke the Settings window. Check to see if the Bluetooth option is there.

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Solution 3: Make sure your Bluetooth Support Service is running

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key Bluetooth  + R key together to invoke the Run box.

2) Type services.msc and press Enter.

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3) Right-click Bluetooth Support Service, then click Start. If the Start option grayed out, then click Restart.

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4) Right-click on the service again, and this time click Properties.

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5) Set its startup type to Automatic. Then click Apply > OK.

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6) On your keyboard, press press the Windows logo key Bluetooth  + I key together to invoke the Settings window. Check to see if the Bluetooth option is there.

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