How to pin the Bluetooth icon to the Windows 10 taskbar?

Pin the Bluetooth icon to the Windows taskbar for quick and easy access to this feature.

The Windows 10 taskbar provides a convenient way to access certain utilities on your PC or laptop. The taskbar offers easy-to-access icons for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, battery, audio control and more, most of which you will need to use on a daily basis.

Bluetooth is essential and can be used to wirelessly connect various input and output devices, from speaker to keyboard and more. It is therefore important to have easy access to it when you need it.


In this article, we are going to see how to pin the Bluetooth icon to the Windows 10 taskbar.

There are various reasons that can cause the bluetooth icon to disappear in Windows 10. One could be hardware related issues, and the other could be software related issues, such as driver issues.

Another cause for the disappearance of the Bluetooth icon from the taskbar is its accidental deletion or, in some cases, turning on Airplane mode. Also, it might surprise you, but make sure your device supports bluetooth in the first place.

Make sure to troubleshoot Windows 10 Bluetooth issues if there are any before reading this article further.

How to display the Bluetooth icon on the Windows 10 taskbar?

If all is well, and the only problem is to display the Bluetooth icon on the taskbar again, here’s how:

  • Open the start menu Windows 10 and select Settings (gear icon) on the left side or use the key combination Windows + I.
  • Select Peripherals> Bluetooth and other devices.
  • Choose Advanced bluetooth settings under Associated parameters.
  • Activate the option Show the Bluetooth icon in the notification area in the dialog Bluetooth settings.
  • Click on Apply> OK.
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The Bluetooth icon is now displayed in the taskbar. If you want to declutter your taskbar, you can remove the Bluetooth icon by doing the following: Right-click on thebluetooth icon in the taskbar, then select Delete icon in the menu.

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