Are you searching for a solution to Fix Connections to Bluetooth Audio Devices and Wireless Displays in Windows 10? If yes, then you have landed at the right place.
The error occurs if you have any of 2 problems-
- Error in connecting Bluetooth audio devices
- Error in connecting wireless display devices.
Here in this article, we will discuss solutions to fix Bluetooth and wireless connections. Applying these methods should fix most of the Bluetooth connection issues on your Windows 10 PC.
Before applying any of these methods you can try restarting your computer at first. Restarting your PC sometimes solves problems automatically and saves you from a lot of hustle.
How To Fix Connections to Bluetooth Audio Devices And Wireless Displays in Windows 10
1. Allow Devices To Find Your PC
If you want other devices to connect to your PC you need to allow these devices to find your computer. If you have turned on your Bluetooth and still audio and display devices are not able to connect to your PC then follow the next steps.
Step 1: Go to the start menu and search settings.
Step 2: Here go to “Devices” now you will see “Bluetooth & other devices” opened by default.
If it is not opened by default you can open it from the left side menu by clicking “Bluetooth & other devices”.
Step 3: Now turn on Bluetooth with the help of the radio button if already not turned on.
Step 4: Here find “More Bluetooth options”
Step 5: Now a small window will pop up here check the box next to “Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC”. And click “Apply”
Now the Bluetooth in your computer is discoverable.
2. Remove and Connect The Bluetooth Devices:
If your Bluetooth devices still can’t detect your computer. Then follow the next steps-
Step 1: Go to the control panel and find the hardware and sound.
Step 2: Here click on the Bluetooth devices.
Step 3: Now find the device having connectivity problems and Remove the device.
Step 4: Here check the box next to “My device is ready to be found” and click Next.
Step 5: At this point, if you will find your Bluetooth device, you need to select and click Next.
After this you can follow the on-screen instructions and your problem will be solved.
3. Fix The Outdated Bluetooth Devices:
To fix connections to Bluetooth audio devices and wireless displays in windows 10 you need to fix your outdated drivers. If you don’t have compatible drives on your PC then it might create problems in connecting Bluetooth and wireless devices.
Updating the Bluetooth driver is a straightforward process. You won’t need any software for that, manual process is enough for getting updated drivers in most cases.
Step 1: Search the devices manager from the start menu.
Step 2: After this open the device manager setting on your PC.
Step 3: Here you will find all the drivers installed on your PC.
Step 4: Here find your Bluetooth driver under Bluetooth Radios.
If you find a yellow icon on your Bluetooth driver it means the driver is outdated.
Step 5: To update the outdated Bluetooth driver you need to right-click on that driver. Now you will see different options in front of you. Here click on the “Update Driver Software” option.
Step 6: After this, a new window will pop up and you will see 2 options-
- “Search automatically for updated driver software”
- “Browse my computer for driver software”
You can choose any of them to update the Bluetooth drivers on your PC and fix the Bluetooth audio device connection error.
4. Restart Your Bluetooth Service
Settings in Bluetooth services play a vital role in functioning the connection to Bluetooth audio devices. If these settings are not right then you might face problems. Restarting your Bluetooth Services can fix connections to Bluetooth audio devices and wireless displays on windows 10 PC or laptops. Next, I am going to explain the steps to restart your Bluetooth services on Windows computers.
Step 1: Press Windows+R simultaneously, this will open a new small popup.
Step 2: In this box type services.msc and click OK.
Step 3: This will open the services settings on your computer. Here you need to find the services related to Bluetooth.
Step 4: Click on any service that is relevant to Bluetooth and right-click on it. Now click on “Restart“.
Once you have finished these steps you need to restart your computer. Now check if the Bluetooth audio devices connection issue is fixed.
5. Try System Restore:
System Restore is my favorite function on Windows PC. Whenever something goes wrong with my PC I immediately take the help of this function.
System restore is a very useful tool on Windows that takes your system back to the time when your PC was working fine. If your Bluetooth audio services were working fine in recent times and you have turned your System Restore Point Setting on then this method will surely work.
Applying the steps of System Restore Point can fix connections to Bluetooth audio devices and wireless displays in windows 10 laptops or PC.
Steps 1: Go to the start menu and type “System Restore”.
Step 2: Now click on the System Restore setting to start the service.
Step 3: After this, you will see all the time points when your computer has saved the system restore point settings.
Here you can choose any time when your system was working fine and click “Next”.
Step 4: This will open a new window and click “Finish”. That’s it now you will have a system setting of the time when things were right.
6. Check If Your PC Has Miracast
If you want to mirror the content of your Laptop or PC on a TV through Bluetooth then your PC must have Miracast.
What is Miracast?
Miracast is a built-in protocol on a PC, it allows users to connect and display the content of their computer to another device like TVs.
If your computer does not contain this protocol then it will not be possible to fix connections to wireless displays in Windows 10.
Next, I am going to describe the steps to find out if your PC supports Miracast or not-
Step 1: Press Windows+R simultaneously on your PC, it will open the run command.
Step 2: Now type dxdiag and hit enter. This will open the DirectXDiagnostic Tool on your PC.
Step 3: After this, a new window will open here click on “Save All Information”
Step 4: Now a new window should open here click on Save as and save this file to a location.
Step 5: Go to the location where you saved the file and open it. Now press ctrl+F simultaneously and open the find dialog box.
Step 6: In this dialog box type “Miracast” (without quote) and hit enter. Keep hitting enter until you find “Miracast: Available”.
If you don’t find this text it means your PC does not have Miracast.
These were the 6 easiest methods to fix connections to Bluetooth audio devices and wireless displays in windows 10. One of these methods should work to fix your Bluetooth connection issues.
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