How to turn off Bluetooth in Windows 10/8/7

Bluetooth allows you to connect devices to each other wirelessly, and to send and receive files.We have already seen how to enable and use Bluetooth in Windows 10. In this post, we will see various ways to disable or disable Bluetooth in Windows 10/8/7.

Disable Bluetooth in Windows 10

1] Click to open the Start menu. Then open Settings and select Devices to open Windows 10 Device Settings. You will now see Bluetooth in the left pane. Click on it to open the following settings.

To turn off Bluetooth, switch the Bluetooth slider to Off.

The setting to turn it off is also available through Settings> Network & Internet> Airplane Mode> Wireless Devices> Turn Bluetooth on or off.

2] Windows 10 users can also turn off Bluetooth by clicking the Action Center icon at the far right of the taskbar.

Tap on it to turn Bluetooth on or off on your device.

3] If you are also using Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, you can use Device Manager . Enter ’em device manager ‘ in the Start Search box and click the search result to open it.

Expand Bluetooth, select Bluetooth connection, right-click it and select Disable.

If you can’t turn off Bluetooth in Windows 10 through Settings, try doing it through Device Manager.

4] Enterprise administrators who want to disable Bluetooth to prevent Bluetooth file transfers or radio broadcasts in Windows 10 do not have any GPO they can currently use. But they can use this PowerShell snippet mentioned in TechNet for SCCM or MDT. Read the post before using the script.

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