Windows 10 Bluetooth

Going back in the past where the computer systems were a new invention, we realize that there were no adequate methods of transferring the data from one device to another. However, as technology progressed, the most convenient and easy to use file transfer methods were devised. Earlier, those methods were restricted only to those devices, which had a physical connection between them, but with the advancements in technology, now you no longer need to connect the devices physically in order to transfer the data rather you can do this simply by using the Bluetooth feature. In this article, we will explain to you the methods through which you can turn on and use the Bluetooth in Windows 10.

Turning on and Using the Bluetooth in Windows 10

In the first part of this article, we will tell you the method of turning on the Bluetooth whereas, in the second part, we will tell you how you can use it in Windows 10. Let us now proceed with the explanation of our methods.

Turn on Bluetooth in Windows 10

In order to turn on the Bluetooth in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the following image:

Windows Settings

Click on the Devices tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

Locate the toggle button corresponding to the Bluetooth field as highlighted in the image shown below:

Bluetooth toggle

Turn on this toggle button as shown in the following image in order to enable the Bluetooth in Windows 10:

Turn Bluetooth on

As soon as you will turn on this toggle button, your Bluetooth will be ready to be used.

Alternatively, you can also perform the steps listed below in order to turn on the Bluetooth in Windows 10:

Locate the Notifications icon located at the extreme right corner of your taskbar and click on it to launch the Notifications menu as shown in the following image:

Notifications icon

Locate the Bluetooth icon on the Notifications menu as highlighted in the image shown above.

Click on the Bluetooth icon in order to turn it on as shown in the image below:

Click on Bluetooth icon

Using the Bluetooth in Windows 10

Once you have enabled the Bluetooth of your device, it is very easy to use it. Make sure to turn on the Bluetooth of that device too with which you want to share the files. Now in order to use the Bluetooth in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the following image:

Windows Settings

Click on the Devices tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

As soon as you will click on it, the Bluetooth and other devices settings will appear on the screen as shown in the image below:

Bluetooth and other devices settings

Now click on the Send or receive files via Bluetooth link as highlighted in the image shown above.

After clicking on it, the Bluetooth File Transfer dialogue box will appear on the screen. You can choose any one of the Send Files or Receive Files options. I will choose the send option in this example. This dialogue box is shown in the following image:

Bluetooth File Transfer dialogue

After choosing the desired option, Windows 10 will let you select the device with which you want to share your files. Just click on your desired device in order to select it and then click on the Next button as shown in the image below:

Select Bluetooth device

Now you will be asked to browse through your computer system in order to select the files that you want to share via Bluetooth.

Select Files to send

Just choose your desired file and click on the Next button as highlighted in the following image:

Choose file

As soon as you will click on the Next button, the file sharing process will immediately start as shown in the image below:

File is sent via Bluetooth

Conclusion

By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily turn on and use the Bluetooth in Windows 10. You can use this feature for sending and receiving your important files right according to your needs. Indeed, file sharing has never been this easy as it is with the Bluetooth feature now.

How to Turn On and Use the Bluetooth in Windows 10
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