How to fix Bluetooth not detecting devices Windows 10

What is ‘Bluetooth not detecting devices’ issue in Windows 10?

If you are experiencing ‘Bluetooth not detecting devices Windows 10’ issue, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy automatic and manual methods to resolve this issue. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘Bluetooth not detecting devices’ issue: It is common Windows problem associated with Bluetooth issues. This issue indicates that your Windows 10 PC/laptop’s Bluetooth can’t detect Bluetooth Devices attached/connected into your computer for some reasons. This issue prevents you from accessing or using Bluetooth Device like Bluetooth Keyboard, Bluetooth Mice, Bluetooth Speaker and other Bluetooth devices in your Windows 10 computer.

The possible reason behind why Bluetooth pairing fails in Windows 10 can be hardware and it connection problem. You should make sure that there is no issue with your Bluetooth Device hardware and its connection means check if Bluetooth hardware is in working condition and it is able to pair with other Windows 10 computer. If Bluetooth device like Bluetooth Mice or other works easily on other computer, then there is some problem in your Windows computer that’s why you facing the issue.

Another possible reason behind ‘Bluetooth not detecting devices Windows 10’ issue can be problem with Bluetooth driver in your Windows computer. If you are not aware, Bluetooth driver is important software required to communicate with your Bluetooth devices (hardware) with operating system installed in your computer. In sort, if you want to use or access Bluetooth Keyboard/Speaker in your Windows 10, Bluetooth driver for your Bluetooth Keyboard/Speaker must be installed.

This issue can also be occurred to outdated Windows Operating system, disabled Bluetooth service, corruption in Windows files or registry or other reasons. It is possible to resolve the issue with our instructions. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix Bluetooth not detecting devices Windows 10?

Method 1: Fix ‘Bluetooth not detecting devices’ with ‘PC Repair Tool’

‘PC Repair Tool’ is easy & quick way to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, problems with programs, malware or viruses issue, system files or registry issues, and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this tool through button/link below.

Method 2: Update Bluetooth Driver in Windows 10

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’

Step 2: Find and right-click on your Bluetooth Device, and select ‘Update Driver’

Step 3: Follow on-screen instructions to finish update process. Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 3: Download or reinstall Bluetooth Driver Update in Windows 10 [Automatically]

You can also try to update your Bluetooth driver to latest build with ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. This software will automatically find the latest updates for all Windows drivers, and then install them into your computer.

Method 4: Restart Bluetooth Service in Windows 10

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + R’ keys on keyboard, type ‘services.msc’ in the opened ‘Run ’ dialog box and hit ‘Ok’ button to open ‘Services’ window

Step 2: Find and right-click Bluetooth Support Service, and select ‘Restart’. If the service is disabled, right-click on it and select ‘Start’

Step 3: After that, reboot your computer and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 5: Run Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + I’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Settings’ App in Windows 10

Step 2: Go to ‘Update & Security > Troubleshoot’, find and select ‘Hardware and Devices’ troubleshooter, and click on ‘Run the troubleshooter’ button

Step 3: Follow on-screen instructions to finish troubleshooting process. Once finished, please check if the problem is resolved.

Method 6: Add Bluetooth Device again in order to pair

Step 1: Type ‘Control Panel’ in ‘Windows Search Box’ and open it

Step 2: Go to ‘Hardware and Sound > Bluetooth Devices’

Step 3: Select the device that is not working and remove it

Step 4: Now, click ‘Add’ and then add the device back again. Once done, please check if it works.

Method 7: Update your Windows 10 OS

Updating Windows 10 OS can resolve any issue in Windows computer and fix Bluetooth issue as well. Let’s try.

Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ App and go to ‘Update & Security > Windows Update’

Step 2: Click on ‘Check for Updates’ button. This will automatically download/install the available Windows update in your computer. Once done, reboot your computer to see the changes and check if the issue is resolved.

Other methods:

Step 1: Connect your Bluetooth Adapter to different USB port and check if it works

Step 2: Remove all Bluetooth Devices from your Windows 10, and restart your computer, and after restart reconnect the necessary Bluetooth device.

Step 3: Make sure Bluetooth device hardware is in working condition and it can easily paired with other Windows 10 computer.

Step 4: Disable WiFi/Wireless Adapter temporarily and check if it works.


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