How To Turn on Bluetooth on Hp Laptop (Easy Guide)

If you struggle to turn on Bluetooth on your laptop, don’t worry; we have covered you. In this article, you will learn How To Turn on Bluetooth on Hp Laptop?

Bluetooth is used for wireless connectivity of different devices such as printers, mouse, keyboards, headphones, sound systems, and much more.

For example, you want to connect your headphone to hp laptop Bluetooth for listening to music.

But the real problem arises when your hp laptop Bluetooth didn’t turn or the toggle if Bluetooth is not showing.

So before diving into the actual problem, first understand what Bluetooth is and how it works so that you can understand the exact problem.

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What is Bluetooth?

Bluetooth is a technology invented in early 1990 to send and receive data between laptops, mobiles, printers, mouse, and many other peripheral devices.

This technology was available to the public in 1999, and it was so popular at that time, and up to date, it is popular.

The Bluetooth works by sending short wave frequencies between different devices, and it’s reliable technology and has a max range of 30 feet of connectivity.

How to Turn on Bluetooth on HP Laptop

To turn on Bluetooth on Hp Laptop or any other in windows 10, first, make sure the device you are connected to has Bluetooth functionality.

Turn on the Bluetooth of the device and put the device in close range with your Hp laptop. After that, follow the step-by-step process of how to turn on Bluetooth on HP laptop Windows 10?

  • Search for Bluetooth and other devices in the start menu search box
Search for Bluetooth and other devices
  • Turn on Bluetooth by toggle the Bluetooth setting to On.
toggle the Bluetooth setting to On
  • Click add Bluetooth or other devices. 
add Bluetooth or other devices
  • Add Bluetooth as a kind of device you want
Add Bluetooth as a kind of device
  • Select the device you want to add. 
select the device you want to add
  • If a window opens for code, enter the PIN. If PIn is not displayed, enter 0000, a common code used on many Bluetooth devices.
blutooth code popup
  • Check for the message of authorization on the device you want to connect to and confirm the message.
  • A confirmation message will be displayed when the devices are paired.
bluetooth successfully connected message

How to pair a Bluetooth device on Windows 10

For pairing devices with your Hp laptop Bluetooth, you need to follow some steps for the hassle-free Bluetooth connection.

First, make sure the device you want to connect is discoverable which mean it is On and can be connected to another Bluetooth source, Now follow the step mention below to pair Bluetooth device on windows 10bluetooth successfully connected message

  • On your laptop, Click the start button
  • Click on setting gear Icon
How to pair a Bluetooth device on Windows 10
  • Click on Devices
  • Çlick on Bluetooth and other devices 
  • Click Bluetooth in the popup window appears after clicking on Bluetooth and other devices
Çlick on Bluetooth and other devices 
  • Select the device you want to connect 
  • Click Done

Note: Make sure the device is in close range with the laptop or computer to connect to the Bluetooth.

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Windows 10 Turn on Bluetooth Missing

If you are facing any issue with windows 10 not showing the Bluetooth option, your driver may not be installed, or your driver is faulty. In this case, follow the step-by-step guide on how to fix Windows 10 Turn on Bluetooth Missing?

Method 1: By Updating the Bluetooth Driver

  • Go to the Start menu and right-click on it
  • Select device manager from it
Windows 10 Turn on Bluetooth Missing
  • Expand the Bluetooth arrow
select bluetooth adptor
  • If you see any yellow exclamation mark, it means the driver is not correctly installed
  • Right-click on the adaptor and update driver software
update bluetooth driver
  • If there is more than 1 Bluetooth adaptor, update all of them

After successfully updating your driver, you can repeat the step mentioned earlier in How To Turn on Bluetooth on Hp Laptop? Section.

You will now see the toggle button of Bluetooth showing, and you can use the Bluetooth for connection.

If, for some reason, the above method didn’t work for you and your Bluetooth toggle is not showing on your Hp laptop, you can follow the second method below.

Method 2: By Reinstalling the Bluetooth Driver

When you connect any hardware for which the windows don’t have a driver install, it will automatically install the driver. It is a feature of the window.

So in this method for Windows 10 Turn on Bluetooth Missing; what we will do is to uninstall the driver of Bluetooth by following the steps below

  • Right Click on the start menu
  • Select Device manager
Windows 10 Turn on Bluetooth Missing
  • Expand the Bluetooth arrow
select bluetooth adptor
  • Uninstall the driver and turn off the laptop
  • Turn on the laptop, and the window will automatically install the driver

After that, you can follow the steps mentioned above to turn on Bluetooth on Hp laptop and see if the toggle is showing in the settings.

Method 3: By Start the Bluetooth Service and set it to Automatic

If the above 2 methods didn’t work for you in order to fix the issue with your Bluetooth toggle button on hp laptop you can try the method below to turn to fix the issue with your Bluetooth toggle.

  • Press Window Key + R
  • A search box will appear write Services.msc and press Enter
Services.msc in run
  • Look for Bluetooth support service 
  • Right-click on it and select its properties
Bluetooth support service 
  • In the General tab, set the startup type to Automatic and then Click Start
Bluetooth support service  automatic
  • Click Ok when done

FAQ(How To Turn On Bluetooth On Hp Laptop)

How to turn on Bluetooth on HP laptop Windows 8?

To open Charms, press the Windows (logo) key and C simultaneously. Click Change PC settings after selecting the Settings charm. Choose Wireless. Turn on Wireless or Bluetooth by changing the settings.

Shortcut key to turn on Bluetooth on HP laptop

The shortcut to turn on your Bluetooth is to press Windows key + A. It will open a quick action window and you can turn on and off the Bluetooth easily from there.

Conclusion

Turning on your Bluetooth takes just a few clicks, but sometimes it gets tricky when you are new to laptops and have installed the wrong driver, or your driver is faulty. So read the complete article on How To Turn On Bluetooth On Hp Laptop? You will have all the info you need to turn on your Bluetooth on HP successfully.

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