Here’s how to Connect Bluetooth Devices on Windows 10 to use external hardware devices such as speakers, headphones, keyboard, mouse, and others to communicate with Windows 10 PC desktop, laptop and tablet. If you are looking for an easy, quick way of connecting hardware devices to Windows 10 via Bluetooth, keep on reading as we are going to show you how to get it done in a few simple steps.
Physical wired connection with Windows devices is fast becoming a thing of the past. Modern technology allows users to connect and use devices with Windows running devices without having to connect them first via USB port and wires. Windows 10 allows comes packed with features that offers users the ability to establish wireless connection with PC desktop, laptop and tablet devices without needing cables using Bluetooth to perform daily tasks.
Bluetooth on Windows 10 is a standard data transfer technology that facilitates the transfer of data among several connected devices located nearby, usually separated by a distance of a few feet. On Windows 10, you can use advanced Bluetooth technology to use any wireless device, such as headphones, keyboard, mouse, phones, smartwatches, speakers, and other devices. And all that can be done without needing to install any extra software tool to make it work. You can pair device via Bluetooth wirelessly with Windows 10 computer.
Here’s a guide on how to connect wireless devices to Windows 10 via Bluetooth.
How To Connect Peripheral Devices To Windows 10 Using Bluetooth
Follow the steps below to learn how to connect peripheral devices such as mouse, keyboard, and others to Windows 10 device via Bluetooth.
1 – Make sure the device you wish to wirelessly connect is turned on.
2 – Next, you need to make your peripheral device discoverable. Different devices have their own way of making them easy to locate, such as pressing and holding some button. Usually the information is available on the manufacturer’s webpage.
3 – Now, open Settings app on Windows 10 device.
4 – Click on Devices option, and then Bluetooth.
5 – Turn the toggle next to Bluetooth to ON position.
6 – If you external device has discovery feature enabled, you can use Windows 10 Bluetooth to select that device from the list in the Manage Bluetooth devices settings page, and hit Pair button.
7 – Next, all you have to do is to follow on-screen instructions to complete wireless connection setup process.
That’s all. You can now start using newly connected devices over Bluetooth on Windows 10.
How To Connect Audio Devices To Windows 10 Via Bluetooth
Now, if you wish to connect wireless audio devices, such as speakers, headphones, and other to Windows 10 using Bluetooth, then follow the steps below:
1 – Make sure your audio device is powered ON.
2 – Ensure device discovery is enabled on the audio device in order to allow Windows 10 Bluetooth to locate it. Check manufacturer’s webpage to find out how to connect enable discovery feature on wireless device.
3 – Hit the Windows Key + A shortcut keys to open Action Center. Or, click on the Action Center icon on the bottom-left corner of Windows desktop screen.
4 – Click on Bluetooth button.
5 – On Action Center, and hit the Connect button.
6 – If the device discovery is enabled on an audio device, it will show on the Action Center when you enable Bluetooth on Windows 10.
7 – Next, follow on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.
8 – That’s all.
You can now start using wireless device on Windows 10 via Bluetooth. This is a one-time setup, after which Windows 10 and wireless device will automatically connect when in range. Windows 10 has made it easier to manage Bluetooth connections via Settings app and the Action center. Those who don’t have Bluetooth working on Windows 10 device can purchase a Plaugable USB Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy Micro Adapter from Amazon to make Bluetooth work on Windows 10 device.
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