How to Solve Windows 10 Bluetooth Setting Missing Error

Windows 10 is the most modern and reliable operating system released by Microsoft, after its release, it has gone through several updates to be even more improved. However, in this promising operating system, several complications occur like the one we’re going to discuss today. In this article, we’ll try to solve the Windows 10 Bluetooth Setting error by attempting different troubleshooting steps to see if it solves the issue.

How to Fix Bluetooth Setting Error?

Today, we’re going to attempt different troubleshooting steps to resolve this issue. However, before starting this method, restart your computer first, so your system is refreshed and free of corrupt and temporary data, it might help our cause.

Several reasons might have caused this trouble; it may be because of a bug in the software, or you don’t have the Bluetooth hardware module on your computer. Nevertheless, we have a list of suggested troubleshooting steps that might assist you in resolving this particular issue.

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Confirm if your computer has a Bluetooth Hardware Module

If you have an out-dated desktop, there might be a possibility that your computer does not feature a Bluetooth Hardware Module. If you have a new desktop or laptop, you won’t need to follow this step because your new system surely has this Bluetooth feature. Make sure to check if your computer has this feature, because of most of the times, this problem is caused by the non-availability of the Bluetooth Hardware Module.

  • Hold on to the Windows key and press X to launch the menu
  • Click on Device Manager from the list of options
  • Look out for the Bluetooth Radios category that is located on the top of your screen
  • If you can’t find the Bluetooth Radios option, navigate to the Network Adaptors in the Device Manager window, the Bluetooth Radios option might be present over there

 Another way of doing it

  • Click on your Start Menu and select the Settings option from there
  •  Click Devices in the settings window
  • If your system features Bluetooth, you’ll be able to choose Bluetooth> More Bluetooth options

If your computer does not feature a Bluetooth Hardware Module, try using a Bluetooth USB Dongle to solve this issue.

Boot into Safe Mode and then back to Normal Mode

At times, this main reason behind this problem is a bug in the software, to eliminate this possibility, we recommend you to switch to Safe Mode and then back to Normal Mode to see if it solves the issue

  • Hold on to the Windows key and press R to launch the Run box
  • Type msconfig in the search box and press Enter
  • Enter the Boot Tab and check the Safe Boot option
  • Restart your computer, and it will boot into Safe Mode by itself
  • Once your system is in Safe Mode, it will automatically install the drivers
  • Now go back to the Boot tab and check the Normal Boot option
  • Restart your computer, and it will automatically boot into Normal Mode.

By doing so, check if it has solved the problem or is it still there

Check if the Bluetooth Service is enabled

  Another reason that might be causing this issue is that your Bluetooth service is disabled, try enabling the service to see if it solves the problem.

  • Hold on to the Windows key and press R to launch the Run box
  • Now type services.msc in the search bar and then press Enter
  • In the services window, navigate to the Bluetooth Support Service entry; doubleclick it to open its properties.
  • Launch the service by clicking the Start option, set the startup type as Automatic
  • Click Apply to save your changes and close all the windows

By doing so, check if it has solved the problem or is it still there

Try installing the default Bluetooth Drivers

  • Hold on to the Windows key and press R to launch the Run box
  • Type devmgmt.msc in the search box and press Enter
  • In the Device Manager window, enlarge the Bluetooth category
  • Your Bluetooth hardware will be listed in the Bluetooth category, rightclick on it to uninstall it
  • The Bluetooth category will disappear from the device manager, which means that it has been completely deleted from your system
  • Now rightclick anywhere in the empty space and click on the Scan for hardware changes option
  • Your computer will scan all the connected hardware; when it comes to your Bluetooth, it will automatically install the default drivers
  • Now open the Bluetooth category to see that the drivers are installed successfully
  • Reboot your computer

By doing so, check if it has solved the problem or is it still there.

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