Turn On Bluetooth in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng, ishe

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    The first thing that we need to do is click the start menu on the lower-left corner of the screen
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    Then, we click "Settings"
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    In the "Settings" menu, we need to click "Devices"
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    Then, we need to click "Bluetooth" on the left side of the window
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    In this video, Bluetooth is turned off.
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    To turn Bluetooth on, we need to simply click the "Off" toggle under "Bluetooth"
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    Then, Bluetooth will be enabled.
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    Another option to turn on Bluetooth is to click the notification icon
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    This will open the notification area.
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    From the notification area, we need to click the "Bluetooth" icon
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    If we do not see the Bluetooth icon and only see four icons, then we need to simply click "Expand"
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    The Bluetooth icon will be visible.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.

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Questions and Answers

I can't switch on Bluetooth on my laptop?

I've got a Vaio NW15G with Windows 10 64 and my Bluetooth is permanently off, how can I change it? I tried your indications but it did not work. I have tried: I did restore, disabled and enabled Bluetooth. I think it was caused by: I have no idea

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  1. 1
    Download and install Sony Wireless State Device.
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    Reboot your PC.
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    Download and install the proper driver from the "Network & Wireless Driver" section on this page.
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    Reboot your PC.
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    Download and install the latest drivers from 2014 for Bluetooth on this page.
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    Press the Windows key and type "Device Manager"
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    Press "Enter". Find any conflicting network Bluetooth or network drivers and remove or disable them. The conflicting drivers may have exclamation mark.
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    Turn your laptop off.
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    Remove the power cable and battery for five minutes.
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    Turn your laptop on
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    See if that fixes the Bluetooth problem.
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    If it did not help, install an older Bluetooth driver by going to http://www.sony.com.au/support/product/VGN-NW15G.
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    Click "Downloads".
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    Select Windows 7 64-bit (even though you have 10) and "OS Upgrade / Downgrade" in drop-down menus.
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    Scroll down to "To install Bluetooth driver 6.2.0.9600.0908210" and click "Download" next to it.
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    Install the driver.
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    Reboot your computer.
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Eng, VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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