Bluetooth Is Not Available On This Device Issue [Fixed]

When you try to connect the Bluetooth on your computer a few of you might get the error saying Bluetooth is not available on this device. Probably the device is failing to detect the Bluetooth hardware. The reasons could be corrupted files, the device needing to be reconnected, the reinstallation of drivers, the need for an update for the drivers, etc. But this problem can be solved. This article has different solutions to the Bluetooth not available on this device issue. So try the below methods and get rid of the problem.

Method 1: Turn On The Bluetooth

 

Step 1: Open the Windows settings using Windows + I keys together

Step 2: Click on the Devices option

 

Devices

 

Step 3: In the Bluetooth & other devices page, turn on Bluetooth by clicking on the toggle bar (a blue mark should be present on the toggle bar)

 

Bluetooth

 

This method is the basic requirement. Now check if the issue is solved, if not try the below solutions.

Method 2: Run The Bluetooth Troubleshooter

 

Step 1: Open the Windows settings using Windows + I keys together

Step 2: Click on update & security 

 

Update Security

 

Step 3: On the left click on troubleshoot

 

Troubleshoot

 

Step 4: At the right side click on additional troubleshooters

 

Additional Troubleshhot

 

Step 5: Scroll down and find Bluetooth

Step 6: Select it and there appears run the troubleshooter button. Click on it

 

Run Troubleshoot

 

Step 7: If there are any problems the fix will be applied and the issue will be solved.

 


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Method 3: Restart The Bluetooth Support Service

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together

Step 2: Type services.msc in the run prompt and hit enter

 

Services

 

Step 3: Scroll down and find Bluetooth support service

Step 4: Right click on it and click on restart

 

Restart

 

Step 5: Click on yes in the confirmation window

Step 6: Now double click on the Bluetooth support service

Step 7: From the start type dropdown select automatic

 

Automatic

 

Step 8: To save the changes click on apply and ok. Then check if the problem is solved.

 

Method 4: Change The Bluetooth Settings

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together

Step 2: Type control in the run prompt and hit enter. This will open the control panel

 

Control

 

Step 3: In the search box type Bluetooth and hit enter

 

Bluetooth Panel

 

Step 4: On the left side click on Change Bluetooth settings

 

Settings

 

Step 5: In the options tab, enableAllow Bluetooth devices to find this PC” by clicking on the checkbox beside it

 

Allow Device

 

Step 6: To save the changes click on apply and ok

Step 7: Restart the computer and then check if it works.

Method 5: Reconnect The Bluetooth Device

 

Step 1: Open the Windows settings using Windows + I keys together

Step 2: Click on the Devices option

 

Devices

 

Step 3: Make sure the Bluetooth is on like mentioned in the Method 1

Step 4: In the other devices section, remove the paired devices if any. To do this click on the paired device then click on remove device button

 

Remove

 

Step 5: Click on yes in the confirmation window and that particular device will be removed

Step 6: Now click on add Bluetooth or other device

 

Add Device

 

Step 7: In the opened window, choose the type of device you want to add. For example here I will select Bluetooth

 

Bluetooth Device

 

Step 8: In the appeared list select the device that you want to connect to then click on connect. Now check if the issue is solved.

 

Connect

 

 

Method 6: Update The Bluetooth Drivers

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together

Step 2: Type devmgmt.msc in the run prompt and hit enter. This will open the device manager

 

Device

 

Step 3: Expand the Bluetooth option by clicking on the arrow beside it

Step 4: Right click on the Bluetooth driver and then click on update driver

 

Update Driver

 

Step 5: Select search automatically for drivers and once the driver is updated check if the problem is resolved.

 

Search Automatic

 

Method 7: Re-install The Bluetooth Drivers

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together

Step 2: Type devmgmt.msc in the run prompt and hit enter. This will open the device manager

 

Device

 

Step 3: Expand the Bluetooth option by clicking on the arrow beside it

Step 4: Right-click on the Bluetooth driver and then click on uninstall device

 

Uninstall Device

 

Step 5: In the confirmation window click on uninstall button

Step 6: Restart the device and the driver will be installed automatically. Else you can also download and install it from the manufacturer’s website. Then check if the issue is solved.

 

Method 8: Turn off Fast Startup

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together

Step 2: Type control in the run prompt and hit enter. This will open the control panel

 

Control

 

Step 3: In the view by dropdown click on large icons 


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Large Icons

 

Step 4: Click on Power options

 

Power Option

 

Step 5: From the left, click on Choose what the power buttons do

 

Choose Power

 

Step 6: At the right side, click on Change settings that are currently unavailable

 

Settings Unavailable

 

Step 7: Uncheck turn on fast setup option by clicking on the checkbox beside it (a tick mark should not be present)

Uncheck Startup

 

Step 8: Click on the save changes button at the bottom

 

Method 9: Run The SFC And DISM Scan

 

Step 1: Open the command prompt as an administrator. To do this type cmd in the windows search and hold Ctrl + Shift keys then hit enter

Step 2: A user account control window will open click on yes

Step 3: Type the following command and hit enter

sfc /scannow

 

Scannow

 

Step 4: Once the process is finished, type the below command and hit enter

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

 

Restore

 

Step 5: After the execution, restart your computer and check if the issue is solved.

That’s it! I hope the above information is helpful. Let us know which of the above method worked for you. Thank you!!