While going through several forum sites we have concluded that many users have reported that they are facing Windows 11 Bluetooth not Working. They have reported that the Bluetooth icon is missing while some of the users have also claimed that they are unbale to send or receive files using the Bluetooth. So considering the grievances of those several users we are here with this blog and will try to provide all the potential troubleshooting methods to get past the issue. So without any further delay lets get started with the discussion.
Try these Methods for Windows 11 Bluetooth not Working
Method 1: Preliminary Tips
In this method we suggest you to ty some basic tips to get past the issue, and before applying complex methods we suggest you to follow the basic tips.
Tip 1: Ensure your device has turned on Bluetooth
Tip 2: Ensure your device supports Bluetooth
Tip 3: Ensure that your computer has turned on Bluetooth
Follow the below mention steps to check on Windows 11 on your computer:
Step 1: Firstly press Win + A keys to open Quick Settings
Step 2: Ensure that Bluetooth button is enabled
Step 3: You ca also re-enable Bluetooth by turning off and then enable it later.
Method 2: Run Bluetooth Troubleshooter
Windows offers its users so many in-built tools which helps to users to troubleshoot the issues and Bluetooth Troubleshooter is one of them. In the very first method we suggest you to run the above mentioned Bluetooth troubleshooter. To do so follow the below mention guidelines:
Step 1: On your keyboard press Windows key + I keys to open Settings
Step 2: Tap System in the left panel. After that scroll down on the right panel and tap Troubleshoot
Step 3: Tap Other Troubleshooter
Step 4: Find Bluetooth and Click Run
Step 5: Now the system will automatically run the troubleshooter to resolve the issue. Once the process is finished, Windows will let you know the issue is resolved or not
Method 3: Restart Bluetooth Support Service
You are likely to face the above mention issue if the Bluetooth support service is not working or set to manual by following the below mentioned steps:
Step 1: On your keyboard press Windows logo key + S together
Step 2: Now type in Services in the search bar, and click Services app
Step 3: Then scroll down to find Bluetooth Support Service then double tap on it
Step 4: Under the pop-up Window, navigate to the General tab>click Stop in the Service Status>click Start next to it
Step 5: Select Automatic in the Startup type drop-down menu>click Apply>OK
Method 4: Update Bluetooth Driver
One of the major reason for facing the above mentioned error is outdated Bluetooth driver. If you are using outdated/faulty device driver then kindly update the driver to the latest version. You can update the driver by two methods. we have listed both the methods below you can pick either of them as per your suitability.
If you have technical expertise and have idea about computer hardware you can choose to update your driver manually and to do visit the manufacturer site and search for your device model. Download only the latest version that is compatible with your OS. Once you have downloaded the driver then open the installer and then follow the on-screen guidelines.
We will highly recommend you an automatic driver tool if you don’t have time, patience or technical skills. This tool will automatically recognize your system and find the right driver for your device. It will also fulfill all the driver related requirements of your PC in just few clicks.
Method 5: Repair System Files
If none of the above mentioned methods works for you then the chances are higher that you are facing the Bluetooth not Working issue because of system corruption. In such case you need to scan your system files with a repair tool. This tool will scan your repositories nd fix the detected errors in a single go. It will also immune your machine from other malfunctioning of Windows.
That’s all about Windows 11 Bluetooth not Working. We have tried our best to provide all the required information to get past the issue and now it’s your turn to follow our guidelines and help yourself.