How to Connect a Bluetooth device in Windows in few Easy Steps

You can connect all kinds of Bluetooth devices to your PC—including keyboards, mice, phones, speakers, and a whole lot more. To do this, your PC will need to have Bluetooth. Some PCs, such as laptops and tablets, have Bluetooth built in. If your PC doesn’t, you can plug a USB Bluetooth adapter into the USB port on your PC to get it. To get started with using Bluetooth, you’ll need to pair your Bluetooth device with your PC

Windows connection

  1. First of all, the laptop must have a Bluetooth module, if it is not there, then you can use a USB adapter.
  2. Connection procedures on Windows 10 and 8 are almost the same:
  3. Through the “Start” menu, go to “Settings” and click “System”.
  4. Then, on the left, select the “Sound” item, find in it the category “Bluetooth and other devices”.
  5. Turn on Bluetooth on the laptop, click “+” next to “Add Bluetooth or another device”.
  6. The next thing to do is turn on the Bluetooth column and select the pairing mode.
  7. After switching to pairing mode, wait for the speaker to appear among the detected devices and click on it to synchronize.
  8. If the connection is successful, audio from the laptop will play through the Bluetooth speaker.
  9. If this does not happen, just in case, check if you forgot to turn up the volume on the laptop 😉

In Windows 7

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth device and make it discoverable.
  2. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufacturer’s website to learn how.
  3. Select the Start button Start button icon > Devices and Printers.
  4. Select Add a device > select the device > Next.
  5. Follow any other instructions that might appear. Otherwise, you’re done and connected.
  6. Your Bluetooth device and PC will usually automatically connect anytime the two devices are in range of each other with Bluetooth turned on.

In Windows 8.1

  1. Turn on your Bluetooth device and make it discoverable.
  2. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufacturer’s website to learn how.
  3. Select the Start button > type Bluetooth > select Bluetooth settings from the list.
  4. Turn on Bluetooth > select the device > Pair.
  5. Follow any instructions if they appear. Otherwise, you’re done and connected.
  6. Your Bluetooth device and PC will usually automatically connect anytime the two devices are in range of each other with Bluetooth turned on.

In Windows 10

  1. To connect a Bluetooth headset, speaker, or other audio device
  2. Turn on your Bluetooth audio device and make it discoverable.
  3. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufacturer’s website to learn how.
  4. Turn on Bluetooth on your PC if it’s not on already. To do this, select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and turn on Bluetooth.
  5. In action center, select Connect and then select your device.
  6. Follow any more instructions that might appear. Otherwise, you’re done and connected.

Your Bluetooth device and PC will usually automatically connect anytime the two devices are in range of each other with Bluetooth turned on.

To connect a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, or other device

  1. Turn on your device and make it discoverable.
  2. Turn on Bluetooth on your PC if it’s not on already. To do this, select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and turn on Bluetooth.
  3. Select Add Bluetooth or other device > Bluetooth. Choose the device and follow additional instructions if they appear, then select Done.
  4. To connect a Bluetooth printer or scanner
  5. Turn on your Bluetooth printer or scanner and make it discoverable.
  6. Turn on Bluetooth on your PC if it’s not on already. To do this, select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and turn on Bluetooth.
  7. Select Printers & scanners >Add a printer or scanner. Wait for it to find nearby printers, then choose the one you want to use and select Add device.

To connect a Bluetooth device using Swift Pair
Swift Pair in Windows 10 lets you quickly pair a supported Bluetooth device with your PC. If the Bluetooth device supports Swift Pair, you’ll receive a notification when it’s nearby and you put it into pairing mode to make it discoverable.

  1. Turn on a Bluetooth device that supports Swift Pair and make it discoverable.
  2. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufacturer’s website to learn more.
  3. If this is your first time using Swift Pair, select Yes when asked if you want get notifications and use Swift Pair.
  4. When a notification appears that a new Bluetooth device was found, select Connect.
  5. After it’s connected, select Close.