Thanks to Bluetooth, you can use all sorts of wireless devices with your Windows PC if it has Bluetooth hardware. Use your PC with Bluetooth headphones, speakers, phones, fitness trackers, and more. Start by pairing your Bluetooth device with your PC. The way you do this depends on the kind of Bluetooth device you have.
To connect a Bluetooth headset, speaker, or other audio device
Turn on your Bluetooth audio device and make it discoverable.
The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufacturer's website to learn how.
Turn on Bluetooth on your PC if it's not on already. To do this, on the taskbar, select action center > Bluetooth.
In action center, select Connect > the device name.
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.
Not seeing your Bluetooth audio device? Learn how to try to fix this.
To connect a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, or other device
Turn on your device and make it discoverable.
Select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices .
Turn on Bluetooth, then select Add Bluetooth or other device > Bluetooth. Choose the device and follow additional instructions if they appear, then select Done.
Article ID: 12383 - Last Review: 11 Apr 2017 - Revision: 1