How to Turn On Bluetooth – Windows 11

Bluetooth plays a vital role in remotely connecting various peripherals such as computer mice, keyboards, controllers, headphones, and more to Windows 11. In this article, we will walk you through how to turn Bluetooth on and make your first connection.

There are two major procedures through which you can enable or disable Bluetooth in Windows 11. One is the quick settings menu and the other is Windows settings. In this article, we will walk you through both options.

Turn on Bluetooth Using the Taskbar Settings Menu

The quick way to enable Bluetooth in Windows 11 is the quick settings menu.  Turning Bluetooth on using the quick settings menu, all you need is to click the set of indicator icons parallel to the date and time in your Windows taskbar.

Once you click, the quick settings menu will appear. Click on the Bluetooth icon to turn it on.

The Bluetooth will enable simultaneously after you click the Bluetooth icon.

Turn on Bluetooth Using Windows Settings

This is a second way to enable Bluetooth in Windows 11. To do so, all you need is to click the Windows Start Menu and search settings and use the keyboard shortcuts Windows+i to do so quickly.

In Settings, click on the “Devices” category.

Now turn on the Bluetooth under the “Bluetooth and other devices” category.

That’s all. Now you are all set to connect third-party devices to your system through Bluetooth.

Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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