Windows 10: Bluetooth Drivers not functioning

Discus and support Bluetooth Drivers not functioning in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; The Bluetooth option from the "Quick Actions" panel just disappeared all of a sudden. I checked Settings -> Devices -> Bluetooth & other devices and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by PremJadhav1, May 19, 2021.

  1. Bluetooth Drivers not functioning


    The Bluetooth option from the "Quick Actions" panel just disappeared all of a sudden. I checked Settings -> Devices -> Bluetooth & other devices and the option to turn on Bluetooth from there has also disappeared. So I checked device manager and it wasn't present there either. Then I chose "Show hidden devices" option and that's when the Bluetooth driver showed up in device manager. I tried troubleshooting and that didn't work. All it did was show me what the problem was Bluetooth not found but it didn't fix anything. Then I updated Windows and restarted my PC. It st

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    PremJadhav1, May 19, 2021
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  2. Bluetooth's mobile phone drivers

    Hi David,

    Thank you for using Windows 10.

    I would suggest you to update the Bluetooth drivers as the initial troubleshooting steps and check. Here is the steps:

    • Press Windows+X key on your desktop and select
      Device Manager
      .
    • Locate Bluetooth drivers, expand, right click and click on Update.
    If it doesn’t help, then I would suggest you to uninstall
    and re-install the Bluetooth drivers in compatibility mode. Here is the steps:

    • Go to your manufacturer’s website and download the
      Driver’s setup file
      for your computer.
    • Press Windows Key + R on your desktop screen to go to run box.
    • Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
    • Under Driver, expand, then right click and select
      Uninstall
      .
    • If you are prompted to Confirm then Confirm.
    • Go to the location where you had saved your downloaded setup files of the drivers and
      right click, then select Properties.
    • Select Compatibility Tab.
    • Place a check mark next to Run this program in Compatibility mode and select the operating system accordingly from the drop down list.
    • Let the driver to install and then check the functionality.
    Keep us informed about the status of the issue and let us know if you need further assistance and we’ll be happy to help you.
     
    Navneet Anand, May 19, 2021
    #2
  3. Bluetooth Function GONE

    Hi,

    I'm Diego Rios, an Independent Advisor willing to help other Microsoft customers.

    Regarding your question:

    Try these procedures:

    Before proceeding, we need more information to help you better.

    Did you checked whether the Bluetooth device is listed under hidden devices in Device manager?

    Have you checked whether the Bluetooth driver is listed under installed programs under Programs and features? (As you have reinstalled the Bluetooth.)

    Note:

    In device manager, click on "view" tab and select "show hidden devices" and check whether Bluetooth device/driver is listed.

    To check the drivers installed in Programs and features, Press Windows + X keys on the keyboard and select Programs and features and check whether the Bluetooth driver is installed.

    Until you get back to us with the required information, follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1:

    I would suggest you check if Bluetooth Support service is started.

    Press Windows + R keys on the keyboard, type services.msc and press OK.

    Now, find Bluetooth Support Service and start it

    Double click on the Bluetooth Support Service set the startup type as Automatic.

    Reference: I would suggest you to check whether the drivers are up to date. Refer to the below link on how to download and install the drivers in Windows 10.

    How to: Install and Update drivers in Windows 10

    Also, I attach some link with more procedures you can try in this one didn't work:

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14169/...

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/for...

    I hope it works,

    Best Regards,

    Diego R.
     
    Diego Rios_06, May 19, 2021
    #3
  4. Bluetooth Drivers not functioning

    Windows 10 Bluetooth Driver

    Hi,

    Thanks for the update and response.

    I see that you are facing issues with the Bluetooth drivers.

    I suggest you to install the Bluetooth drivers in compatibility mode and check if it helps.

    Compatibility mode

    Follow the steps below on how to Bluetooth install driver in compatibility mode:

    1. Download the driver from the manufacturer’s website and save it on your local disk.

    2. Right click on the setup file of the driver and select “Properties”.

    3. Select “Compatibility” Tab.

    4. Place a check mark next to “Run this program in Compatibility mode” and select operating system from the drop down list.

    5. Let the Bluetooth driver install and then check the functionality.

    Hope this information is helpful. Please do let us know if you need further assistance, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Anup Karkal, May 19, 2021
    #4
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