Most of the computers come with a built-in Bluetooth adapter. Most Windows users still prefer to use Bluetooth to transfer files from one device to another one. Bluetooth is very beneficial; you can connect wireless gadgets such as the Headset, Speaker with your PC.
To run specific hardware, device drivers play an important role. A very outdated Bluetooth driver causes unstable Bluetooth connectivity and performance. You turn on Bluetooth, but it doesn’t, you try to pair with another device, but it doesn’t. These kinds of problems may bother you a lot.
In this guide, we will try to troubleshoot the Bluetooth driver error and reinstall the Bluetooth driver. You should go through all the steps below and troubleshoot the error.
Reinstall Bluetooth Driver
Windows 10 has a dedicated troubleshooter that detects and fixes the various device adapter problems. Therefore, first, we recommend you to run a Bluetooth troubleshooter.
To run the troubleshooter, navigate to settings > Update & security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters, and then run Bluetooth troubleshooter.
Once you’ve finished this, then you can proceed to the following steps.
- First of all, click the start menu and search Device Manager, and then click the Device Manager in the search result to open it.
- In the Device Manager, find the Bluetooth device, and then click the dropdown arrow button to list all the drivers.
- Right-click the Bluetooth adapter, and then select Uninstall Device.
- Next, select “Delete the driver software” and then click the uninstall button.
- Restart your PC.
The first time don’t select “Delete the driver,” only uninstall it. When you restart Windows, the driver gets reinstalled itself. If there is a problem with the device driver, then you can delete the driver and install a new one.
Once it is finished, navigate to Settings>Update & security and check for updates. Windows will automatically search for the latest Bluetooth driver for your PC and install it unless you have disabled automatic driver update service.
In case Windows is unable to find the system compatible Bluetooth driver. In this situation, you can get the driver support from OEM, OEM stands for an original equipment manufacturer. A company that manufactures computers, users can get driver support from the driver support website.
Other than this, the Intel Driver & Support Assistant is a useful utility for Windows users. Intel DSA scans all the device drivers on your PC; if any update or missing driver is to be installed, it will notify you.
I hope this guide helps you to reinstall the Bluetooth driver in Windows 10.
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