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How To Fix USB Bluetooth Adapter Driver Issues

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Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Windows Computer Solutions • Proven solutions

Bluetooth Device Driver errors are common problem users of Bluetooth face from time to time. The drivers are operating systems used in Windows and different Windows such as Windows 10, 8, and 7 use different drivers. What this means is that if you have an incompatible driver on your device you may not be able to send and receive data with ease. This article treats how to fix Bluetooth Adapter driver issues.

Overview of the Error

Most often than not, errors may occur when the required driver needed for your Bluetooth to function is either corrupted or missing. There may be other reasons but corrupted and missing drives are the major reasons why you may see this kind of error when you try using Bluetooth on your PC.

Common Bluetooth Drive Errors and Means

Here are some of the most common errors affecting Bluetooth adapters.

To resolve this kind of issue, Go to Device Manager and click on Bluetooth. Pick the properties od the very first entry which is mostly a wireless module.

In the dialogue box for Properties select Power Management tab> uncheck the box to turn off the device and save power.

This action may fix this particular error.

The above error could mean that a compatible driver has not been installed or has gone missing

This means that the Bluetooth Driver is outdated

How to Fix Bluetooth Problems in Windows 10/11

1# Check your Product Information

If your Bluetooth suddenly goes missing, take the time to check your device's specifications to ensure that it has the correct Bluetooth capabilities. This information is crucial because some desktop computers and laptops do not have Bluetooth devices. If you are a Mac user, refer to the fixes for Bluetooth not turning on for Mac.

2# Make sure Bluetooth is turned on

If your Bluetooth is not turned on, your system will not find it. To make sure it is on, do the following.

3# Check your Bluetooth device

If your Bluetooth uses batteries make sure the batteries are fully charged or replace them with a fresh one. Also, make sure that the batteries are the correct ones. Try these steps.

4# Check your PC

5# Run the Bluetooth Troubleshooter

If all fails, Run the Bluetooth Troubleshooter to identify and fix errors.

Your Bluetooth may not be able to send or receive data for several reasons but that doesn't mean that the device is bad. It may be as a result of missing or outdated drivers or even a wrong connection. With the information in this article, you should be able to fix it and get it working again without help from anybody since the steps are self-explanatory.

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