Whatever the problem might be, there’s a solution. You could use Device Manager to enable the adapter or confirm if the computer has a Bluetooth adapter. Also, you can reinstall or update the Bluetooth driver to fix the problem. In this guide, you will learn the steps to fix the Bluetooth adapter to allow the feature to be available from the Settings app on Windows 11.

Fix missing Bluetooth on Windows 11

To fix the Bluetooth option in the Settings app, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the Bluetooth option will be available in the Settings app.

Resolve Bluetooth driver problems

If the Bluetooth option is missing from the Settings app, but the adapter is present in Device Manager, the problem could be related to the driver. In this case, reinstalling or updating the device driver could resolve the problem. However, the driver you need will depend on the adapter you have. For example, the Bluetooth hardware usually comes built into the wireless hardware on laptops or motherboards, or it can be a standalone adapter like USB Bluetooth adapters.

Reinstall driver

To reinstall the Bluetooth driver on Windows 11, use these steps: After you complete the steps, Windows 11 should reinstall the device driver automatically, fixing any issues with Bluetooth, and the option should be available in the Settings app.

Update driver

If you have to update the driver, you will need to download the package from the manufacturer’s support website and use its instructions to install the update. However, you can also refer to the steps below to update the device driver. To update the Bluetooth driver, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the option to add Bluetooth devices should appear in the Settings app.

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