Some Windows users when faced with issues related to the Bluetooth devices on their system, they tried troubleshooting using the built-in troubleshooter in the Windows system. But the troubleshooter after completing the troubleshoot displayed the following problem on its window.
Check Bluetooth radio status Not fixed
These Bluetooth users had no clue about what and how to resolve this problem. On analyzing, we got to know some factors that can be responsible for this Bluetooth radio status issue on the system are listed below.
- Some services related to Bluetooth are either stopped or not working properly.
- Windows operating system may be outdated.
- The corrupted system or data files on the system.
- Problem with the Bluetooth drivers installed on the system.
Having these factors in mind, we have compiled a few solutions that will resolve the issue users are currently facing with their Bluetooth devices on the Windows system.
Workaround – Try updating your Windows system by going to the Windows Update page and checking for any updates. If there are any updates available, please download and install them all. Then restart the system to reflect those changes done.
Fix 1 – Restart the Services related to Bluetooth
Step 1: Press the Windows and R keys together on the system.
Step 2: Type services.msc in the textbox and then press the Enter key.
Step 3: This opens the Services app window on the system.
Step 4: Now locate the Bluetooth Audio Gateway Service from the list of services.
Step 5: Double-click on it to open its properties window.
Step 6: Under the General tab, select the Automatic option from the list of Startup type option.
Step 7: Now click the Stop button just below it.
Step 8: After the service is stopped, make sure you are still on the General tab and Startup type as Automatic.
Step 9: Then start the service once by clicking the Start button.
Step 9: Once done, click Apply and OK to apply those changes.
Step 10: Now do the same process to all Bluetooth related services from the list of services in the Services app.
Step 11: After it is done, close the Services window and restart the system.
Fix 2 – Perform the SFC scan and restore the system’s health using the DISM tool
Step 1: Press the Windows key and type cmd on the keyboard.
Step 2: Right-click on the Command Prompt app from the search results and select Run as administrator from the context menu as shown in the below screenshot.
Step 3: You may have to click Yes on the UAC prompt on the screen to continue.
Step 4: When the Command Prompt window appears on the system as admin, type sfc /scannow and press Enter key.
Step 5: This will start to scan the entire system for any corrupted files that are present.
Step 6: If it finds any corrupted files, it will repair them.
Step 7: Once done, type the below line in the command prompt and hit Enter key to execute it.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
Step 8: This will restore the system’s health back to normal using the DISM tool.
Step 9: When it is done, close the command prompt window and restart the system.
Fix 3 – Update or Reinstall the Bluetooth device driver
Step 1: Press the Windows and X keys on the keyboard to view the context menu of the Start button.
Step 2: Then press the M key which opens the Device Manager on the system.
Step 3: In the Device Manager window, expand the Bluetooth option from the list of devices by double-clicking on it.
Step 4: Then select the Bluetooth adapter and right-click on it.
Step 5: Choose the Update driver option from the context menu as shown in the image below.
Step 6: Select the Search automatically for drivers option in the Update driver window.
Step 7: It will start updating the Bluetooth driver on your system.
Step 8: Restart the system and see if it works or not.
Step 9: Otherwise, you will need to reinstall the Bluetooth driver.
Step 10: To do so, right-click on the Bluetooth device driver and select Uninstall device option from the context menu.
Step 11: Then click Uninstall on the pop-up confirmation window to start uninstalling.
Step 12: Once the uninstallation of the Bluetooth driver finishes, restart the system.
Step 13: While the system starts, Windows detects the missing Bluetooth driver on the system and installs the generic Bluetooth driver.
Step 14: If this still does not work, you can visit the manufacturer’s website and install the latest Bluetooth driver.