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Does My Computer Have Bluetooth? Know How On Windows 7, 8, 10 & Mac

Does My Computer Have Bluetooth? Most common question arises when we try to connect any Bluetooth device to our PC. Here you will know how you can search that your device has Bluetooth or not.

Bluetooth technology allows us to connect different devices wirelessly, It is been used in order to send content from one computer to the other and share various material, without using cables. This is precisely why in recent years it has become an increasingly used platform.

For this reason currently almost all portable devices, and even many laptops and desktops, have this technology at the factory, and the truth is that users are only recommended to buy equipment that has Bluetooth.

Does My Computer Have Bluetooth?

Now, how can we check if a computer has Bluetooth? Here we can know what are the steps to follow to discover it.

Does My Computer Have Bluetooth On a Windows 10 PC

First of all, we must know that currently, all notebooks come from the factory with Bluetooth, but the same does not happen with desktop computers. Anyway, it never hurts to check it.

Check Bluetooth On Windows 10

To find out if a computer that includes Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system has Bluetooth, we must go to the “Device Manager” on the PC, from the “Bluetooth and other devices”. And then Bluetooth and other devices.

Check Bluetooth On Windows 7 & 8.1

To find out if your laptop or computer having windows 7 has Bluetooth, go to Device Manager, where all the hardware installed on your computer appears, and see if the Bluetooth icon appears.

In Windows 7, to enter Device Manager, go to Start, right-click on Computer, and select Properties. Then click Device Manager.

In Device Manager, look for the Bluetooth icon.

In Windows 8.1, to enter Device Manager, right-click on the Start menu and select Device Manager.

In the case that the PC has Bluetooth, it is recommended to click on the item to check that the hardware is working correctly.

If we do not find the Bluetooth item in the list, then our PC does not have this technology. However, we should not be discouraged, since we can always resort to incorporating a Bluetooth PC module into the computer, which must be connected to one of the computer’s USB ports.

Add Bluetooth on computer

Bluetooth On a Mac OS computer

Although most Mac computers include Bluetooth technology from the factory, we can always check it by doing a few simple steps.

On a computer that has the Apple Mac operating system, we must go to the main button and there click on the “About This Mac” option , in the box that appears, click on the “More info” button.

This will allow us to access a window that shows all the hardware, network protocols, and software that are installed on the computer, and that is where we can make sure if the equipment has Bluetooth installed and is activated, within the category in which the hardware is grouped.

In the event that the computer does not have Bluetooth, as in Windows, we always have the option of purchasing a Bluetooth USB adapter.

Sahil Shah
Sahil Shah
Sahil Shah is B.E passed out. He loves to write and do experiments with online tools, software, and games. He is an expert tech writer for 10+ years. He is a part-time scientist as well. Eating, and being online at night is what he usually does.


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