How to Turn On or Off Bluetooth on Windows 11 or 10?

Bluetooth is old technology, but it is still part of all modern computers, laptops, and smartphones. These modern devices now come with Bluetooth and WiFi technology. Over the years, it has become more popular as you can find Bluetooth on new-generation computers and smartphones. Not only do computers, laptops, and smartphones have built-in Bluetooth; you can find it on speakers and headphones too.

Using Bluetooth, you can quickly connect with Bluetooth-enabled devices with a few mouse clicks on Windows 11. On a Windows 11 PC, you can enable Bluetooth either using the Settings app or Quick Settings.

This growupwindows article will guide you on turning On and Off Bluetooth on Windows 11 using both methods.

How to Enable or Disable Bluetooth from the Settings app on Windows 11?

To enable or disable Bluetooth on Windows 11 using the Setting app, follow these steps:-

First Method:

Step 1. First, launch the Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select the Bluetooth & devices category in the left side pane in the Settings window. After that, turn the toggle switch to the On or Off position to enable or disable Bluetooth, respectively.

Second Method:

Step 1. At first, open the Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select the Network & internet in the left side pane in the Settings window.

Step 3. Next, click the Airplane mode tile on the right side.

Step 4. Now, turn the toggle button to the On position beside the Bluetooth option.

If you want to disable the Bluetooth, toggle Off the Bluetooth switch.

How to Turn On or Off Bluetooth using Quick Settings on Windows 11?

To turn on or off Bluetooth using Quick Settings on Windows 11, do the following:-

Step 1. First, click anywhere on the Quick Settings icon on the taskbar.

Step 2. In the Quick Settings menu, click on the Bluetooth icon on the top row to activate Bluetooth on your Windows 11 PC. Again clicking on the Bluetooth tile, you can turn it off.

How to Turn On or Off Bluetooth via Device Manager on Windows 11/10?

To enable or disable Bluetooth using Device Manager on Windows 11/10, do the following:-

Step 1. First, open Device Manager.

To do that, right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager from the available options to open the same.

Step 2. When the Device Manager appears on your computer, expand the Bluetooth tree to see your Bluetooth adapter’s entry, and then right-click on the Bluetooth adapter’s entry. After that, click on the Disable device option to turn off the Bluetooth.

Step 3. Next, click the Yes button when prompted.

Once you complete the above steps, you will see a down-arrow button on the Bluetooth device entry. That means Bluetooth is disabled on your PC.

If you want to re-enable or turn on Bluetooth on your PC, right-click on its entry on the device manager and select the Enable device option.

That’s it. Bluetooth is allowed on your computer.

How to Enable or Disable Bluetooth from the Settings app on Windows 10?

To turn On or Off Bluetooth from the Settings app in Windows 10, do the following:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app.

Step 2. Next, select Devices.

Step 3. After that, slide the toggle switch Bluetooth to On/Off position to enable or disable it.

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