September 24, 2022
Bluetooth Icon Missing

Fix For Bluetooth Icon Missing in Windows 10

The problem that Bluetooth Icon Missing in Windows 10 was stated by a number of users. Below are the steps you can take to solve this issue and reinstate that Missing Bluetooth Icon on your PC.

Bluetooth Icon Missing in Windows 10

In general you should be able access Bluetooth on your PC by clicking the Bluetooth Icon which is located on the Taskbar or the System Tray on your computer.

When Bluetooth Icon is Missing in Windows 10, the problem could be due Bluetooth being disabled accidentally or because of Bluetooth associated System Service being disabled on your personal computer.

Below are the various ways to solve the issue that is Bluetooth Icon Missing in Windows 10.

1. Turn on Bluetooth

Bluetooth Icon appears in the System Tray or in the Notification Area only when Bluetooth is turned on. So you must follow these steps to turn ON Bluetooth on your PC.

1. Open Settings > click on the Devices Icon.

2. On Devices screen you can click on Bluetooth and Other devices on the left-hand pane. In the right-pane, you must make sure that Bluetooth is on.

2. Enable Bluetooth Icon in Notification Area

It’s possible that the display of the Bluetooth Icon in the Notification area is disabled on your system. This feature can be activated through the screen for Bluetooth settings.

1. Go to Settings > Devices > Click on Bluetooth and Other devices on the left pane. In the right-hand-side pane scroll down, and click on the More Bluetooth Options link.

2. On Bluetooth Settings screen, click the Options tab, and then select to display the Bluetooth icon under the Notification area .

3. Click on Apply and then OK and close Bluetooth settings.

3. Disable Airplane Mode

If you’ve been on a recent trip it is possible that you have changed your computer into Airplane mode (which removes Bluetooth).

1. Go to Settings > Network and Internet > choose Airplane Mode from the left-pane. In the right-pane, ensure sure that Airplane Mode is turned OFF.

Make sure that you have the option to enable Bluetooth is switched ON.

4. Verify the Status of Bluetooth Services

Sometimes, the System Services that are required for the proper operation of Bluetooth devices might be removed from your computer.

1. Right-click on the Start button, then click on the Run button.

NOTE: You can also use Windows + R Keys to open Run command dialog box.

2. In the Run Command window you can type services.msc and then click OK.

3. On the Services screen, ensure Bluetooth Support, Bluetooth Handsfree and the other Bluetooth related Services are up and running.

If any Bluetooth Service cannot be used, double-click on that disabled Bluetooth service.

4. On the next screen, change on the next screen, set Startup Type to manual and then click the button to start.

5. Click on Apply and then OK before closing the Bluetooth Service Properties screen.

5. Run Bluetooth Troubleshooter

If the above strategies did not provide any help, you may test using the integrated Bluetooth Troubleshooter to identify and resolve Bluetooth related issues on your computer.

1. Open Settings > click on Update & Security Icon.

2. On the next screen, click Troubleshoot in the left-hand pane. In the right-pane, scroll to the bottom and select Bluetooth. Bluetooth option.

3. Next, click on Run the Troubleshooter option to begin the process of troubleshooting via Bluetooth on your PC.

4. Allow for your computer to detect and fix Bluetooth issues on your computer.

Follow the next instructions on screen (if you have any) to solve Bluetooth issues on your computer.

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