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Posted By admin On 27/11/21

The headset and computer are paired and connected with each other. You will hear the voice guidance say, “Bluetooth connected”. If they are not connected, see “Connecting to a paired computer (Windows 10)”. A Passkey may be called “Passcode”, “PIN code”, “PIN number”, or “Password”. Suddenly today, my computer (after a restart) suddenly won't connect to my Xbox One controller. It has always worked fine connecting it to my PC via Bluetooth, but now it just won't connect. I've tried literally everything I can come up with: Update the drivers for the computer's Bluetooth (Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4A) Reinstall the drivers.

One of the quickest methods to transfer content from your Android phone to a PC or vice versa is by connection both devices using a USB cord. Most of the time the connection will work seamlessly however there are instances when the computer will not recognize the phone. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Android phone not showing up on PC issue.

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How To Fix Android Phone Not Showing Up On PC Issue

Before performing any of the recommended troubleshooting steps listed below it’s best to restart your computer and Android phone first. This action refreshes the operating system and remove any corrupt temporary data that could be causing the problem.

Try using a different USB cord

One of the common factors that can cause this problem is a faulty USB cord which is why you should eliminate this possibility first.

  • Connect your phone to the computer using a different USB cord.
  • Try connecting the phone to a different USB port.

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Clean the USB port

Dirt or debris that could be stuck in the computer USB port can prevent any connection to be made between the phone and the computer. To check if this is what’s causing the problem you should inspect the USB port of the computer and phone and if you find any debris present you can remove this using a toothpick.

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Check the connection mode

When you connect the Android phone to your computer there will be several connection modes available. Make sure to choose MTP, Transfer Files, or Device File Manager.

  • Plug in your device to your PC.
  • On your phone, pull down the notification windows and select the MTP select. Depending on the manufacturer, this option may have different names like Transfer files or Device File Manager.

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Update the MTP driver

You should check if the phone is correctly identified by your computer. Go to the Control Panel and proceed to Devices and Printers. If you manage to locate the name of your Android device, the MTP connection is working properly. If your device is named MTP or Unspecified, you’ll need to update some drivers.

  • Right-click on the Start button then click on Device Manager.
  • Expand Portable devices and see if your device is located there. If it doesn’t contain your device’s real name or it has a yellow exclamation mark, right-click on it and tap on Update Driver.
  • The Update Driver window will now ask you to either search for the driver automatically or to browse your computer manually for it. Choose the latter.
  • Click on “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer”.
  • Click on MTP USB Device to highlight it and then click Next.
  • The old driver should be replaced with a new one. Wait until the process finishes. Your Android device should now be seen as a multimedia device in File Manager.

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Bluetooth on Windows 10 allows you to quickly connect a large array of wireless devices to your computer (e.g. speakers, mice, and keyboards). However, while devices should automatically reconnect when they’re in range, Bluetooth isn’t perfect and sometimes you’ll come across connectivity problems.

If you’re having issues connecting a Bluetooth device to your computer, there are a number of troubleshooting steps you can do on Windows 10.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to fix a number of connection problems with Bluetooth devices on your Windows 10 computer.

How to fix Bluetooth missing in Settings

When you’re in Settings and you don’t see the Bluetooth page, it’s possible that something is wrong with the Bluetooth driver or your device doesn’t include support for this kind of connectivity.

If there is support for Bluetooth on your device, you can use Device Manager to see if the latest driver is installed.

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for Device Manager and click the result.

  3. Expand Bluetooth.

  4. Right-click the Bluetooth adapter, select Update Driver Software, and click Search automatically for updated driver software.

In the case the operating system can’t find any new driver, you can visit your computer manufacturer’s website to download the latest driver and instructions to complete this task.

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How to fix Bluetooth missing in Device Manager

Sometimes Bluetooth may not appear in Device Manager if the driver isn’t compatible with the version of the operating system.

You can find out if it’s compatible using these steps:

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for Device Manager and click the result.

  3. Expand Other devices.

  4. Select the unknown device, right-click it, and select Properties.

  5. Click on the Details tab.

  6. Under Property, select Hardware Ids.

  7. Under Value, look for the hardware identification. Right-click the hardware identification (e.g. USBVID_{ID}&PID_{ID}), and select Copy.

  8. Use your favorite search engine to research the hardware ID you copied to figure out the device name and manufacturer.

  9. Head over to the Bluetooth manufacturer’s support website, download, and install a compatible driver for Windows 10.

Sometimes, it could also happen that you’re having issues, you uninstall the Bluetooth driver, but after restarting you computer, Windows 10 won’t reinstall the driver automatically. Also, you’ll notice an “Unknown USB device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)” entry under Universal Serial Bus controllers in Device Manager.

To allow Windows 10 to reinstall the Bluetooth driver, do the following:

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for Device Manager and click the result.

  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers.

  4. Right-click the “Unknown USB device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)” entry and select Uninstall.

  5. Click Yes to confirm.

  6. Restart your computer to complete the task.

Once your computer rebooted, go back to Device Manager, and if you still don’t see Bluetooth listed, click the Scan for hardware changes button on the top-right. If the operating system still can’t detect the device, manually download and install the Bluetooth device driver from your manufacturer’s support website.

How to fix Bluetooth after upgrading to Windows 10

In the case, you just updated to Windows 10, and your Bluetooth device is not working, it could be that the device uses a custom Bluetooth profile.

Remotely

If this is the problem, you’ll need to remove and reconnect the Bluetooth device again to resolve the issue.

Wireless devices to work on Windows 10 must use one of the supported Bluetooth profiles:

  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP 1.2)
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP 1.3)
  • Bluetooth LE Generic Attribute (GATT) Client
  • Dial-up Networking Profile (DUN 1.1)
  • Device ID Profile (DI 1.3)
  • Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile (HCRP 1.0)
  • Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.5)
  • Human Interface Device (HID 1.1)
  • HID over GATT Profile (HOGP 1.0)
  • Object Push Profile (OPP 1.1)
  • Personal Area Networking User Profile (PANU 1.0)
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP 1.2)

In order to figure out what profiles your Bluetooth device supports, you’ll need to check your manufacturer’s website for documentation.

How to fix Bluetooth device connection when paired

When your device is paired, but it’s not working, you can use the following steps to fix the problem:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Devices.

  3. Click on Bluetooth.

  4. Select the device. If the device is in use, it would show as Connected, otherwise the status will show as Paired. In the case, the Bluetooth device isn’t working, you’ll need to remove it.

  5. Click the Remove device button.

  6. Click Yes to confirm to complete the task.

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Once you completed the steps, you’ll need to connect your Bluetooth device again using these steps.

If the device you’re trying to connect doesn’t include a display, but it needs a PIN to pair, you can check the device or documentation to find out the PIN. However, most of the time, the default PIN is just “0000” or “1234”.

How to fix Bluetooth when you can’t transfer files

If for some reason, you’re unable to send or receive files using Bluetooth, you can check a few things to fix this problem.

Double-check connection

The first thing you have to do is to make sure that the device is paired to your computer.

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Devices.

  3. Click on Bluetooth.

While in the Bluetooth page your device should appear as Paired or Connected. If it’s not, you can use these steps to connect a Bluetooth peripheral.

Bluetooth OPP support

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Windows 10 uses Bluetooth Object Push Profile (OPP) support to transfer files. If your peripheral doesn’t support Bluetooth OPP, file transfer won’t work.

Head over to your manufacturer’s support website to find out if your peripheral support Object Push Profile.

Bluetooth file transfer

Before you can transfer files, you must be in the “Waiting for connection” screen.

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Devices.

  3. Click on Bluetooth.

  4. Click the Send or receive files via Bluetooth link.

  5. Click the option Send files or Receive files depending on what you’re trying to do.

  6. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the task.

How to fix Bluetooth audio devices connection

When streaming audio to a Bluetooth speaker, you may hear low-quality and glitches in the audio, sometimes the reason is that you have the Bluetooth settings open, and it’s in discovery mode. You can try to fix this issue by closing the settings to prevent your computer from constantly be searching for new Bluetooth devices.

Bluetooth doesn’t offer large data speeds, which means that if you’re listening music, and trying to transfer files, you may encounter audio issues.

If the Bluetooth speaker is paired but is not working, it could be that you have configured a different audio device as default. To fix this issue, you can try the following:

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  1. Turn on your Bluetooth speaker.

  2. Right-click the volume icon in the Taskbar, and select Playback Devices.

  3. Select the Bluetooth speaker.

  4. Click the Set Default button.

  5. Click Apply.

  6. Click OK to complete the task.

Once you completed the steps sound should start playing on the speakers.

How to fix Bluetooth using Hardware and Devices troubleshooter

If you’re still unable to fix Bluetooth connectivity due to a driver issue on Windows 10, you can use the “Hardware and Devices” troubleshooter to resolve this issue.

  1. Open Control Panel.

  2. Click on System and Security.

  3. Under Security and Maintenance, click the Troubleshoot common computer problems link.

  4. Click on Hardware and Sound.

  5. Click on Hardware and Devices to launch the troubleshooter.

  6. Click Next to run the troubleshooter.

  7. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the task.

Once the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter process completed your Bluetooth devices should pair correctly again.

If your device supports Bluetooth connectivity, and you can’t connect an audio device to your computer, you can use the steps mentioned above to update the device driver, and you can also try removing the device and pairing it again.

Did these troubleshooting steps fix your Bluetooth problem? Do you have another fix? Tell us in the comments below.