Acer Aspire E15 Bluetooth Not Working – Fix and Troubleshooting

Having trouble with the Bluetooth functionality on your Acer Aspire E15? This article provides solutions and troubleshooting tips to help you fix the issue.

Enabling Bluetooth on Your Computer

Bluetooth symbol or icon

To enable Bluetooth on your Acer Aspire E15 computer, follow these steps:

1. Open the Start menu by clicking on the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of your screen.

2. Type “Control Panel” in the search bar and click on the Control Panel app that appears in the search results. This will open the Control Panel window.

3. In the Control Panel window, click on the “Hardware and Sound” category.

4. Under the “Devices and Printers” section, click on “Device Manager.”

5. In the Device Manager window, locate the “Bluetooth” category and click on the arrow next to it to expand the category.

6. Right-click on your Bluetooth adapter and select “Enable” from the context menu. If you don’t see a Bluetooth category or your adapter is not listed, it means that your computer does not have a built-in Bluetooth adapter. In this case, you can try using a USB Bluetooth adapter to enable Bluetooth functionality.

7. Once you have enabled Bluetooth, you should see the Bluetooth icon in the system tray on the taskbar. It looks like a stylized “B” made of blue lines. If you don’t see the Bluetooth icon, try restarting your computer.

8. To connect a Bluetooth device, such as headphones or a headset, make sure the device is in pairing mode and then click on the Bluetooth icon in the system tray. Select “Add a Bluetooth Device” from the menu and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing process.

Remember that some Bluetooth devices may require additional software or drivers to work properly. If you encounter any issues with Bluetooth connectivity, make sure that your computer’s operating system is up to date by running Windows Update. Additionally, you can check the manufacturer’s website for any available driver updates for your Bluetooth adapter.

Pairing and Setting Up Devices

  1. Click on the Start button and go to Settings.
  2. In the Settings window, click on Devices.
  3. Select Bluetooth & other devices from the left-hand menu.
  4. Make sure the Bluetooth toggle switch is turned On.
  5. If it is already on, toggle it Off and then back On again.
  6. Check if the Bluetooth device you want to connect is listed under Available devices.

Repair Method 2: Update Bluetooth Driver

  1. Press Win + X and select Device Manager from the menu.
  2. In the Device Manager window, expand the Bluetooth category.
  3. Right-click on your Bluetooth adapter and select Update driver.
  4. Choose the option to Search automatically for updated driver software.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the driver update.
  6. Restart your computer and check if the Bluetooth is working.

Repair Method 3: Restart Bluetooth Services

  1. Press Win + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type services.msc and press Enter.
  3. In the Services window, scroll down and locate Bluetooth Support Service.
  4. Right-click on it and select Restart.
  5. Wait for the service to restart and then close the Services window.
  6. Try pairing your devices again and check if the Bluetooth works.

Troubleshooting Bluetooth Connectivity Issues

If you’re experiencing Bluetooth connectivity issues with your Acer Aspire E15, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can take to try and resolve the problem. Here are some potential fixes:

1. Check Bluetooth settings: Go to the Control Panel and open the Bluetooth settings. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on and that your device is set to “discoverable” or “visible” mode.

2. Update device drivers: Outdated or incompatible device drivers can cause Bluetooth problems. Visit the Acer website and search for the latest drivers for your specific model. Download and install any available updates.

3. Restart your laptop: Sometimes a simple restart can fix Bluetooth connectivity issues. Turn off your laptop, wait a few seconds, and then turn it back on again.

4. Troubleshoot using Windows: Windows has a built-in troubleshooter that can help diagnose and fix common Bluetooth problems. Open the Control Panel and search for “Troubleshooting.” Select “Troubleshoot audio playback” and follow the on-screen instructions.

5. Check for Windows updates: Make sure your laptop is up to date with the latest Windows updates. Go to the Windows Update settings and check for any available updates. Install them and then restart your laptop.

6. Reset Bluetooth: If none of the above steps work, you can try resetting the Bluetooth module on your laptop. Open the Command Prompt as an administrator and type the following command: net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice. Press Enter and then type: net localgroup Administrators /add localservice. Press Enter again and then restart your laptop.

Updating and Managing Bluetooth Drivers

A Bluetooth icon or a computer with a Bluetooth symbol.

Step Description
1 Open the Device Manager
2 Expand the “Bluetooth” category
3 Right-click on the Bluetooth device and select “Update driver”
4 Choose the option to search automatically for updated driver software
5 Wait for the system to search and install the latest driver
6 Restart the computer
7 Test the Bluetooth functionality
8 If the issue persists, repeat steps 3-7 but choose the option to “Browse my computer for driver software” and select the downloaded driver file

By following the above steps, you should be able to update and manage the Bluetooth drivers on your Acer Aspire E15 laptop, resolving any Bluetooth connectivity issues.


Why isn’t my Bluetooth working on my Acer laptop?

Your Bluetooth may not be working on your Acer laptop because it may not be turned on. In Windows 10, you can check this by opening the notification bar (win + a) and looking for the Bluetooth icon. If it is grey, click on it to turn it blue. If it still doesn’t work, try turning on and off airplane mode (fn + f3, wait a few seconds, fn + f3).

How do I turn on Bluetooth on my Acer Aspire E 15?

To turn on Bluetooth on your Acer Aspire E 15, you can follow the instructions provided in the article “How to Turn On Bluetooth on a Computer” on the Acer Community website.

How do I reinstall my Acer Bluetooth driver?

To reinstall your Acer Bluetooth driver, right click on the Bluetooth driver (Intel, Atheros, or MTK wireless Bluetooth), go to Properties, then Driver, and select Update Driver. Choose Browse my computer for drivers and then select Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer. From the list of compatible drivers, select the last driver version listed.

Why is my laptop not detecting Bluetooth?

Your laptop may not be detecting Bluetooth due to a few possible reasons. Firstly, check if airplane mode is turned off by going to Start, then Settings > Network & Internet > Airplane mode. Ensure that Airplane mode is disabled. Next, try turning Bluetooth off and then on again by going to Start, then Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices. Turn off Bluetooth, wait a few seconds, and then turn it back on.

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