bluetooth icon missing

If you find your Bluetooth Icon Missing on Windows 10, you’re not alone. But don’t panic, it’s actually quite easy to have it back…

Fixes For Bluetooth Icon Missing

Here are 2 fixes that have helped other users resolve the Bluetooth icon missing issue. Just work your way down the list until you find the one that works for you.

  1. Update your Bluetooth driver (nearly always fixes the issue)
  2. Adjust Bluetooth settings

Fix 1: Update your Bluetooth driver (nearly always fixes the issue)

This Bluetooth Icon Missing error mostly occurs when the Bluetooth driver is missing. So you should make sure to install the latest driver to see if it fixes your problem. If you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update the driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to be troubled by the wrong driver you would be downloading, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 steps (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

  1. Download and install Driver Easy.
  2. Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

  3. Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of ALL the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

    You can also click Update to do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.

  4. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
  5. Check the notification area to see if the Bluetooth icon shows up. If yes, then great! If the Bluetooth icon missing issue remains, please move on to Fix 2, below.

Fix 2: Adjust Bluetooth settings

Another helpful trick to get your Bluetooth icon back is to adjust its settings. Here’s how to do it:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, then type control panel and press Enter.

  2. Type bluetooth in the search box and click on Change Bluetooth settings.

  3. Make sure you’ve ticked ALL THREE boxes in the Bluetooth Settings window and click OK.

  4. Check out the notification area to see if the Bluetooth icon missing issue is resolved.

Hopefully you have successfully resolved the Bluetooth icon missing issue by now. If you have any questions, ideas or suggestions, please let me know in the comments. Thanks for reading!

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