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Fix: Windows 10 Turn Off Bluetooth

Bluetooth is the built-in application which comes with the OS. It is one of the useful features to transfer small data (which can either be in any format) from phone to computer or computer to computer.

After The edition of Windows 10, many users are complaining that there is not showing the turn off button of the Bluetooth. It may due to numerous reasons including upgrading the older version of OS to Windows 10 or may be option has been hidden or may be some other reason.

We listed a number of methods to resolve this issue if one method does not work then for the next method and so on. So, the problem will be resolved

Solution 1: Disable Bluetooth through Command Prompt

Most of the applications can be disabled manually. We can try disabling Bluetooth from the services on Windows.

  1. Press Windows + S to launch your computer’s start menu and type “cmd” in the dialogue box Right click on the first result and select “Run as administrator”.
  2. Once command prompt has been opened, type “services.msc” and hit enter to launch the services.

 

  1. Now in a new window of services will be opened. Find the name Bluetooth Support Service. Right click on it and click on the button of “stop”. Then Restart your Computer/Laptop and check if the problem is resolved.

Solution 2: Disable Bluetooth by Registry Editor

Bluetooth can also be disabled through the Registry Editor. Do note that the Registry Editor is a powerful tool and requires extreme care when carrying out operations. Follow the instructions step by step to ensure that nothing goes wrong.

  1. Press Windows + S to launch your computer’s start menu and type “run”. Open the first result which comes forward. You can also press Windows + R to launch the run application directly.
  2. Once the Run application is opened, type “regedit” and hit Enter.
  3. A new window of Registry Editor will be opened. Now copy paste this line into the navigation box present at the near top of the screen and hit enter.

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Device_BluetoothQuickAction.

  1. Find the file named as “type”. Right click on it and select “modify” from the list of options available.

  1. In a New window Edit DWORD value will be opened. Now edit value from “0” to “1” in the bar of value data and Reboot your computer to save changes.

Solution 3: Disable Bluetooth by Device Manager

Device manager is used to managing drivers and different hardware connected to your computer. Sometimes the installed version of the driver doesn’t respond perfectly so Bluetooth can also be disabled from it without affecting any harmful effect on Computer/Laptop.

  1. Right Click on the start menu (Window’s icon at the bottom left side of the screen) and select “device manager”. You can also open the device manager directly by pressing Windows + R and typing “devmgmt.msc”.

  1. Once the Device Manager is opened, find Bluetooth from the list and expand it by clicking on it. Now Right click on the Bluetooth driver and select “disable device”.

Solution 4: Uninstall Bluetooth drivers

Sometimes the problem may be triggered due to upgrading from another version of windows to windows 10. It may cause driver incompatibility. We can uninstall the Bluetooth driver so it will turn off automatically. For some computers, upon a restart, the initial drivers for the Bluetooth device will be installed automatically.

  1. Press Windows + S to launch your computer’s start menu and type “device manager”. Select the first result which comes forth and open it. You can also open the device manager directly by pressing Windows + R and typing “devmgmt.msc”.
  2. Now your Device Manager will be opened. It contains all the connected devices and hardware components connected to your computer. Find Bluetooth from the list and expand it by clicking on it. Now Right click on the Bluetooth driver and select “Uninstall Device” and close it.

  1. Press Windows + S to launch your computer’s start menu and type “apps and features”. Open the first result which comes forth.

  1. Now the window of Apps and features will be opened. Now find the search bar on the right side of the screen and type “Bluetooth”. Select the result which comes forth and proceed with the uninstallation.

  1. Restart your computer to make sure all changes take place and check if the problem at hand got fixed.

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