Bluetooth wireless connectivity is a feature of today’s mobile phones. This allows you to exchange files, documents, music, photos, and more. without having to use cables between the two devices.
Today, modern laptops, tablets, and some accessories, such as headphones and keyboards, are also included in this tool. This feature can also be added to desktop computers via USB hardware. In this article, we’ll talk about how to turn on Bluetooth Windows 10 devices. We’ll see, too how to pair two devices with Bluetooth.
How do I enable Bluetooth connection in Windows 10?
There is no single way to turn on Bluetooth on your Windows 10 computer. Here are two of the most commonly used ones.
With the activity center
To access Windows 10 Activity Center we need to place it on the desktop and look at the taskbar below. In the right-hand corner of the taskbar, next to the clock, is an image similar to a text icon, which is the Action Center section.
If we touch the icon, a window will appear with various icons of the quick access functions and accessories that the computer has. We find the bluetooth and click on it to enter its configuration. We slide the ignition switch to the right or left to activate or deactivate respectively.
From the settings
We need to open the Windows 10 configuration window by pressing the Home key and then pressing Settings. In the window, select Devices to see which devices are connected to your computer. If it is a laptop, Bluetooth and other devices should appear. Once in this section, all you have to do is go to the Bluetooth function and slide the on / off switch.
On a desktop computer, we need to make sure that our Bluetooth USB device is properly fitted and configured to detect computers. When Bluetooth is turned on, we can turn it on or off, but for power consumption and security reasons, if we do not use it, it is advisable to keep it off.
How to turn on Bluetooth in Windows 10?
Turn on Bluetooth can only be enabled on Windows 10 if the system detects Bluetooth data. We press the Start button or command message, then go to the gear icon or Settings and in the next window we select Devices. If the system detects Bluetooth data, Bluetooth, and other devices appear. There we search for and turn on Bluetooth.
Why don’t you see the ability to turn on Bluetooth on your computer?
This problem can be caused by a variety of reasons, including the fact that our device does not have a Bluetooth connection. There may be another reason Bluetooth is disabled or hidden Windows 10 Action Center. To fix the latter, follow the steps below.
Open the Action Center as shown above in the taskbar, and if the Bluetooth icon does not appear, click Expand to open the window. The icon should appear to activate after clicking. You can test the settings by pressing the Home key and then pressing Settings. Next Devices and then Bluetooth and other devices. Find Bluetooth and slide the power switch.
If you are using a desktop computer with a Bluetooth USB adapter, you need to make sure that the system recognizes the device properly.
How do I pair a Bluetooth device in Windows 10?
Almost any type of Bluetooth device can be paired or paired with your Windows 10 computer. The main condition is this. both devices have this functionality. High-end laptops and tablets have built-in Bluetooth. If you don’t have one, it can be fixed by installing a USB Bluetooth dongle or adapter.
To pair two Bluetooth devices, this feature must be enabled on both computers. To do this, follow the Activity Center or Settings as described above. Usually when two devices are within Bluetooth range and activated, they will automatically pair. If not, you can do this.
First of all, do that the device to be paired with the computer can be found. Please refer to the device instruction manual if you do not know how to switch between devices. Now go to Start on your computer, then Settings> Devices and then Bluetooth and other devices> Add Bluetooth or other devices> Bluetooth. The available devices will appear, select the one you want to pair, and click at the end.
Bluetooth allows you to connect two or more devices to your computer at the same time, so you can connect to a mobile phone and headphones at the same time. This is a great advantage because there are so many types of accessories available.