Step-by-Step Guide: How to Turn On Bluetooth on Windows 10

IT. Delinquent
4 min readFeb 9, 2024

Welcome!

Today I wanted to jump into a fairly simple subject: ‘How to Turn On Bluetooth on Windows 10.’ I also wanted to add some further information. Of course, turning Bluetooth on in Windows 10 is a very simple task, so I wanted to take the time to elaborate further on the subjects discussed.

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Terms

Bluetooth

This is a wireless technology which enabled devices to communicate over short distances. Commonly used for connecting peripherals like headphones, keyboards and mice to computers. This protocol used to be more popular for transferring files between phones before cloud storage made sharing files far simpler.

Windows 10

The single most widely used desktop operating system on the planet. Developed by Microsoft, Windows 10 was release in 2015 and quickly become a fan favourite. Upgrading from the outdated Windows 7 and the poorly received Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

Importance

It’s important to enable Bluetooth on your Windows 10 system as it enables a huge array of difference wireless devices to connect to your system and vice versa.

If you find that your wireless keyboard or mouse isn’t working one day, it’s worth checking if you have Bluetooth turned on or not. Not having Bluetooth enabled will prevent devices from connecting or pairing.

How to Turn On Bluetooth on Windows 10

Turning on Bluetooth in Windows 10 is a simple task, you can follow the steps below:

Start Menu -> Settings -> Devices -> Bluetooth & Other Devices -> Bluetooth -> On/Off

It really is that simple to turn Bluetooth on or off in Windows 10.

Read on and we’ll show you how to pair Bluetooth devices!

How to Pair Bluetooth Devices in Windows 10

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