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Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10

Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10: You may have heard of the Bluetooth issues facing by Windows 10 users such as Option to Turn Bluetooth on or off is Missing from Windows 10, Bluetooth won’t turn on Windows 10 etc but this issue which users are facing is quite unique, and this is because they are not able to turn off Bluetooth in Windows 10. But don’t worry as today we are going to see how to fix this issue with simple troubleshooting steps.

Fix Bluetooth can't turn off on Windows 10

If you want to confirm this issue then navigate to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices and under Bluetooth you will see a toggle, just click on the toggle to disable Bluetooth but you will see that as soon as you click on the toggle it will revert back to enable position (which means Bluetooth is turned ON). Anyway, without wasting any time let’s see How to Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed guide.

Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Disable Bluetooth Device

1.Press Windows Key + R then type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.

devmgmt.msc device manager

2.Expand Bluetooth then right-click on your Bluetooth device and select Disable.

Disable Bluetooth Device

3.If you can’t see your Bluetooth device then click on View and then select Show hidden devices.

click view then show hidden devices in Device Manager

4.Now right-click on each one of the Bluetooth devices and select Disable.

5.Reboot your PC to save changes.

Method 2: Update Bluetooth Drivers

1.Press Windows Key + R then type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.

devmgmt.msc device manager

2.Expand Bluetooth then right-click on your device and select Update Driver.

Right-click on Bluetooth device and select Update driver

3.Select “Search automatically for updated driver software” and let it finish the process.

search automatically for updated driver software

4.If the above step was able to fix your problem then good, if not then continue.

5.Again select “Update Driver Software” but this time on the next screen select “Browse my computer for driver software.

browse my computer for driver software

6.Now select “Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer.”

Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer

7.Finally, select the compatible driver from the list for your Bluetooth device and click Next.

8.Let the above process finish and restart your PC to save changes.

See if you’re able to Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10, if not then continue to the next method.

Method 3: Resintall Bluetooth

1.Press Windows Key + R then type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.

devmgmt.msc device manager

2.Expand Bluetooth then right-click on your device and select Uninstall.

right-click on Bluetooth and select uninstall

3.If asks for confirmation select Yes to continue.

4.Now right-click in an empty space inside Device Manager then select “Scan for hardware changes“. This will automatically install the default Bluetooth drivers.

click action then scan for hardware changes

5.Next, open Windows 10 Settings and see if you’re able to access Bluetooth Settings.

Method 4: Run Bluetooth Troubleshooter

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Update & Security.

Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Update & security icon

2.From the left-hand menu select Troubleshoot.

3.Now from the right window pane click on “Bluetooth” under Find and fix other problems.

4.Next, click on “Run the troubleshooter” and follow on-screen instructions to run the troubleshooter.

Run Bluetooth Troubleshooter

5.Reboot your PC to save changes and see if you’re able to Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10.

Method 5: Registry Fix

1.Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.

Run command regedit

2.Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Device_BluetoothQuickAction

3.Make sure to select SystemSettings_Device_BluetoothQuickAction then in right window pane double-click on Type DWORD.

Make sure to select SystemSettings_Device_BluetoothQuickAction

4.Next, change the value of Type DWORD from 0 to 1 and then click on OK.

Change the value of Type DWORD from 0 to 1 & click OK

5.Once finished, close Registry Editor and reboot your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully Fix Bluetooth can’t turn off on Windows 10 but if you still have any queries regarding this tutorial then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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