How to configure Bluetooth on your Windows 10

Windows has always been concerned about the well-being of its users, that is why it has been in charge of improving its operating system every time and thanks to the updates we have the option to Activate Bluetooth in Windows , this operating system will take care of all the basic functions as soon as to file management such as running applications.

With this Bluetooth option you will be able to wirelessly transmit photos, music and video , you will also be able to use it with your computer by connecting your headphones and listening to music or watching movies and programs from the Internet.

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  1. What is the process to enable the Bluetooth icon on your taskbar if it is disabled?
    1. Access the task manager in the ‘services’ tab
    2. Find and select ‘Bluetooth support service’
    3. Correctly configure the properties of the service
    4. Restart the ‘Bluetooth support service’
    5. Activate Bluetooth from settings
  2. How to add or remove devices to Bluetooth on your computer?
  3. How to change the name of the Bluetooth device on your PC to quickly recognize it?

What is the process to enable the Bluetooth icon on your taskbar if it is disabled?

If you can’t find a way to activate Bluetooth in Windows to pair devices , don’t despair, it’s very easy to do it, below I’ll show you a series of steps so you know how to do it and enjoy this option to the fullest .

Access the task manager in the ‘services’ tab

To make sure how to enable the Bluetooth icon, you should check on the taskbar, for that you should select ‘action center’  in case, you don’t see the Bluetooth click ‘Expand’ to show the Bluetooth icon, then you select it to activate it, in case you do not see it it is because your computer is not yet paired with any Bluetooth accessory.

Find and select ‘Bluetooth support service’

  1. In the start menu you will write ‘Services’
  2. A list will appear, where you will click on ‘ Bluetooth support services’
  3. With the right button of your mouse you will click on ‘Services’ and look for ‘Properties’
  4. Then you are going to select the ‘Automatic’ option and click on ‘Start’
  5. Once you have completed these steps, you have managed to Activate the Bluetooth service

Correctly configure the properties of the service

Here is realizing that you are activating or deactivating Bluetooth devices correctly , so you must follow the steps well so that they are fulfilled when activating the service.

Restart the ‘Bluetooth support service’

  1. First check that Bluetooth is enabled
  2. Restart Bluetooth
  3. Remove and reconnect Bluetooth
  4. Restart the computer and update the Bluetooth drivers
  5. Then remove and pair your Bluetooth device with your computer again
  6. Finally run the Windows 10 troubleshooter and it will apply all versions of Windows 10

Activate Bluetooth from settings

  1. In the start menu button you will select ‘Settings’
  2. Then you click on ‘Bluetooth and other devices’
  3. Then you will select the Bluetooth option to activate or deactivate it

How to add or remove devices to Bluetooth on your computer?

Windows has improved a lot when it comes to Bluetooth connections, which allows you better compatibility and uses with other devices.

However, not everything can be perfect and it can present certain problems and sometimes the best solution to this is to remove Bluetooth devices and then add them back to your computer. Follow these steps so you know how to add or remove a new Bluetooth device:

  1. The first option is to deactivate and activate airplane mode, although it seems simple sometimes restarting the connection can solve the problem, to do so press the Windows key + I, a window will open and you will click on ´´Network and internet´´ there you can activate and deactivate the airplane mode, when you have already executed this option you will proceed again to eliminate the Bluetooth devices, for that you must go to Settings and in the devices option you click on the Bluetooth device that you want to eliminate
  2. The second option is to use the Windows 10 control panel, to eliminate Bluetooth devices you must write in the Windows search engine ´´Control Panel´´, and within this option you will select the ´´Devices and Printers´ option ´, a new window will open where you will see all the devices that have been connected in Windows, then you will search for the Bluetooth device and with the right mouse button you will select the option ´´Remove device´´
  3. The third option is to use the Windows 10 device manager, with this option you can easily remove the devices, to do so you must enter ´´Computer Manager´´ in the window that will appear you will click on ´´View ´´ and then select ´´Show hidden devices´´ and locate the Bluetooth option and double click, there look for the device you want to delete and when you do it just right click and select the option ´´Uninstall the device ´´

As an interesting fact, thanks to all the functions that Windows and the Bluetooth device offer us, you can connect and install a wireless mouse on your PC and you can also connect a PS3, PS4 or PS5 controller to your PC via Bluetooth and thus be able to have a unique experience when playing with your computer.

How to change the name of the Bluetooth device on your PC to quickly recognize it?

In the case of Windows 10 , the name of the Bluetooth device is the same as that of the computer, to change the name of the device, follow these steps:

  1. First open the Windows settings menu
  2. Then click on System and then ‘About’
  3. Now you are going to select the option ‘ Rename this PC’and enter the new name you want to put
  4. Restart the computer, and in this way you will have the name changed

 

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