How to Fix STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE Error in Windows 10 / 11

You get the error message STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE mainly because of 2 reasons. One reason is that your Bluetooth drivers are outdated or corrupted. The other reason is that your windows operating system needs an update. Now to fix the issue, please try out the methods listed below one by one:



 

1 Status Device Power Failure

 

Method 1: Change Bluetooth Driver Power Management Settings

For some users, the error STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE appears, then it goes and comes back after a while. If that’s your case, then the issue is probably related to power management settings. Follow the steps below to change your Bluetooth Driver power management settings.

1. Press WIN + R keys together to launch Run window. Type in devmgmt.msc and hit Enter key.

 

Run Devmgmt Msc

 

2. Click on the arrow associated with Bluetooth section or double click on it to expand the Bluetooth section.

 

11 Bluetooth Driver

 

3. As next, right click on your Bluetooth driver and then click on the option Properties.

 

14 Bluetooth Driver Properties

 

4. Click on the Power Management tab. Then uncheck the option Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power. Once done, hit the OK button at the bottom.

 

16 Bluetooth Power Management

 

Restart your machine for the changes to take over.

Method 2: Change Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Adapter Power Settings

1 – Search Edit Power Plan in search box and click on search result.



Edit Power Plan Min

 

2 -Click on Change advanced power settings

 

 

21 Change Advanced Power Settings

 

3 – When the Power Options window launches, expand the sections Wireless Adapter Settings and Power Saving Mode.

 

22 Expand Power Saving

 

4 –¬† Now for both the On battery and Plugged in options, choose the option Maximum Performance from the drop down menus associated with them.

 

23 Maximum Power Performance

 

5 – Once both the On battery and Plugged in options are set to Maximum Performance, click on Apply button first and then on OK button.

 

24 Power Configuration

 

Restart your PC and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 3: Run Bluetooth Troubleshooter

The Bluetooth troubleshooter will try to find any issues present with your Bluetooth driver and will try to fix them. You can run the Bluetooth troubleshooter in some very simple steps.

1. Press WIN + I keys together to bring up windows Settings app. As next, click on Update and Security tab.

 

2 Update And Security

 

2.  In the left window pane under Update & Security, click on Troubleshoot option.

Now in the right window pane, scroll down and find the section Find and fix other problems. Click on Bluetooth option.

 

Troubleshoot Bluetooth

 

3. As next, click on the button Run the troubleshooter.

 

5 Run Troubleshooter Bluetooth

 

4. The troubleshooter will now run to find problems. If problems are found, troubleshooter will try to fix them. Once done, click on the button Close the troubleshooter.

 

6 Bluetooth Close Troubleshooter

For Windows 11 Users

1 – Press Windows key and R key together from your keyboard

2 РIn the run command box which opens up type ms-settings:troubleshoot  and Click OK.

Run Ms Settings Troubleshooter Min

2 -Now, click on Other troubleshooters.

3 – Now, Run Bluetooth Troubleshooter by clicking on run adjacent to Bluetooth.

Run Bluetooth 1 Min

Method 4: Run Windows Update

1 – Search Check for Updates in Windows search box.

2 – Now, click on it.

Check For Updates Start Min

3- Now, click on check for updates to check for windows updates and install it.

Check For Updates Windows Update

Once the machine restarts, check if your issue has been resolved or not.

Method 5: Uninstall Windows Updates

If you couldn’t update your windows because no new updates are available, then you can try uninstalling the most recent updates that you installed as your machine could be having an unstable version of Windows updates.

1 – Press Windows key and R key together from keyboard to open RUN command box

2 – Type appwiz.cpl in it and click OK

Appwiz Cpl

 

3 – Now, click on View installed updates from the left menu.

View Installed Updates Min

 

4. Look for the section Microsoft Windows. Under this section, select the recently installed update by clicking on it. Once the update is selected, click on the Uninstall button at the top.

 

10 Select Update Uninstall

 

5- When the update is uninstalled, restart your machine and check if the issue has been resolved or not.

Method 6: Update Bluetooth Driver

1. Press WIN + R keys together and bring up the Run window. Type in devmgmt.msc and hit Enter key.

 

Run Devmgmt Msc

 

2. When the Device Manager window launches, expand the Bluetooth section by clicking on the arrow associated with it.

 

11 Bluetooth Driver

 



3. As next, right click on your Bluetooth driver and then click on the option Update driver.

 

12 Update Bluetooth Driver

 

4. When the following prompt opens, click on the option Search automatically for updated driver software, so that windows will automatically find the latest Bluetooth driver for you and install it.

 

13 Bluetooth Auto Update

 

Once the update is complete, restart your machine and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 7: Reinstall Bluetooth Driver

1. Open Run window by pressing WIN + R keys together. Type in devmgmt.msc and hit Enter key.

 

Run Devmgmt Msc

 

2. When the Device Manager window launches, expand the Bluetooth section by clicking on the arrow associated with it.

 

11 Bluetooth Driver

 

3. As next, right click on your Bluetooth driver and then click on the option Uninstall device.

 

17 Uninstall Bluetooth Device

 

4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation process. Once done, RESTART your machine. When Windows boots back up, it will automatically download and install all the missing drivers.



Check if your issue has been resolved or not.





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