Turn Bluetooth® On / Off - Windows® 8

Note Notes:

  • If your device is not running Windows 8, refer to Windows 10 for further instruction.
  • When Bluetooth is turned on, the device is automatically made discoverable and searches for Bluetooth devices within range.

  1. From the right edge of the screen, swipe left to display the charms menu.
    Note If using a mouse, move the pointer to the upper or lower-right corner of the Start screen then move up/down.
    Note Alternatively, press the Windows+C keys ( windows key logo+C) located on the physical keyboard (if available).
    Swipe left with Charms menu
  2. Tap or click Settings.
    Charms menu with Settings
  3. Tap or click Change PC settings (located in the lower-right).
  4. From the left-pane, tap or click PC and devices.
    Note If not available, tap or click the Back icon Left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) as necessary until "PC settings" appears in the upper-left.
  5. From the left-pane, tap Bluetooth.
  6. Tap or click the Bluetooth switch to turn on Switch On icon or off Switch Off icon.