If Bluetooth doesn’t work in Windows 10, you won’t be able to connect your wireless peripherals.
If that only happens for a particular device, you may want to reinstall and re-pair it.
Updating your Bluetooth driver can do some magic and it can do it automatically too.
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Windows 10 can bring a lot of trouble to its users. One of these issues, as reported, is the issue with Bluetooth devices.

Apparently, Windows 10 does not recognize certain Bluetooth accessories. Is this your problem too?

So feel free to check out the following troubleshooting tips.

What can I do if Bluetooth stops working in Windows 10?

  1. Reinstall the Bluetooth device
  2. Update drivers
  3. Check if the Bluetooth service is working
  4. Run the troubleshooter
  5. Change energy saving options
  6. Try another USB port

1. Reinstall the Bluetooth device

  1. Go to Search, type devicemngr and open Device Manager.

Bluetooth not working on Windows 10?

2. When Device Manager opens, locate your Bluetooth device, right click and click Uninstall device.
3 .Windows will ask you to confirm that you want to uninstall the driver.
4. Click Delete.
5. After confirming and uninstalling your driver, restart your computer.
6. Now you need to wait for Windows to automatically install a new driver or visit your device manufacturer’s website and check if a new driver is available for Windows 10.

If updating your Bluetooth device didn’t work, we’ll try installing it again. To do this, follow the steps above.

2. Update drivers

  1. Go to Device Manager and right click on your Bluetooth device.
  2. Select Properties and go to the Advanced tab.
  3. Write the number next to the manufacturer’s identification.
  4. It’s time to enter your manufacturer ID.
  5. It will identify the manufacturer of your Bluetooth accessory and direct you to the
  6. appropriate page where you can download the latest driver.

That only solution to solve your Bluetooth problems in Windows 10 is to update a driver. It’s probably the millionth time you read about it, but it can be helpful.

So, if you have not received an update for your driver through Windows Update, go to Device Manager and try to manually download the latest driver for your Bluetooth device.

Alternatively, we recommend using professional software that performs a deep scan and downloads the most suitable drivers for your PC in just a few clicks.

Most of the time, the system will not update the generic drivers for your PC hardware and peripherals correctly.
There are important differences between a generic driver and a manufacturer driver. Finding the right driver version for each of your hardware components can be tedious. Therefore, an automated wizard can help you find and update your system with the correct drivers every time, and we highly recommend DriverFix. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Download and install DriverFix.
  2. Launch the software.
  3. Wait for the detection of all your faulty drivers.
  4. DriverFix will now show you all drivers that have problems, and you just need to select the drivers you want to fix.
  5. Wait for the application to download and install the latest drivers.
  6. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect.

3. Check if the Bluetooth service is running

  1. Go to Search, type services.msc and open Services.
  2. Search for Bluetooth support service.
  3. If this service is not enabled, right-click and select Start. If enabled, right click and select Restart.
  4. Wait for the process to complete.
  5. Restart your computer.

4. Run the Troubleshooter

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Go to Updates & Security and click Troubleshoot.
  3. Select Bluetooth and go to the option that says Run the troubleshooter.

Bluetooth not working on Windows 10?

4. Follow the further instructions on the screen and let the process complete.
Restart your computer.
5. If none of the above solutions work, let’s try Windows 10’s built-in Bluetooth troubleshooting tool.

If you are having trouble opening the Settings app, please refer to this detailed article to resolve the issue.

5. Change Power Saving options

  1. Open Device Manager.
  2. When the Device Manager opens, locate your Bluetooth keyboard and double click on it.
  3. When the Properties window opens, navigate to Power Options and uncheck Let the computer turn off this device to save power.
  4. Now click OK to save the changes.

While it may be unrelated, your power saving settings may disable the Bluetooth device.

Sometimes you can’t find your power plans when you need them most. For that particular situation, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you get them back.

6. Try a different USB port

There is a possibility that the problem is not with your Bluetooth peripheral, but with the USB port. It may not be compatible with the peripheral or it may be damaged.

To clear up the doubt, just try another USB port and see if it makes a difference.

Here are some more examples of this problem:

  • Bluetooth is not available in Windows 10: If Bluetooth is not available, you will probably see an error message. Use that error message to further investigate the issue.
  • Bluetooth cannot connect to Windows 10 – Bluetooth connectivity issues are usually the most common Bluetooth related issues.
  • Bluetooth is gone Windows 10 – A certain system error can cause Bluetooth to disappear completely from Windows 10.
  • Bluetooth not detecting Windows 10 devices – While everything looks good, the Bluetooth service may not even be able to detect other devices.

That’s it, we sure hope that at least one of these solutions will help you fix the Bluetooth problem.

While you’re trying to solve this problem, you may also be interested in our guide on what to do if your Bluetooth headset isn’t working in Windows 11.

If you have any questions or suggestions, let us know in the comment box below.

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