How to Troubleshoot “Check Bluetooth Radio Status” Problem on Windows 10 Computers

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Windows 10 has a built-in Bluetooth troubleshooter that can automatically resolve most Bluetooth issues. However, if the troubleshooter returns a “Check Bluetooth radio status – Not resolved” error message, you can use this method to solve the problem. Since there is nothing the troubleshooter can do, we have to try to resolve the problem manually, since there is nothing you can do to resolve the problem.

What are the causes of the ‘Check Bluetooth radio status’ error?

How to solve the ‘Check Bluetooth radio status’ problem?

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Update your computer system

  1. Click the Windows icon on the Windows taskbar.
  2. Click the gear icon in the menu to go to Windows Settings.
  3. In the Windows Preferences window, select the Update and Security option.
  4. Click the Check for Updates button on the right side of the window.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the Windows update.

Update your drivers

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the Windows taskbar.
  2. From the menu, select Device Manager.
  3. Bluetooth Extension
  4. Right-click on the Bluetooth device listed and select Update Driver.
  5. Select Automatically check for updated drivers and follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. After installing the latest driver, restart your computer and check if the message “Checking the status of the
  7. Windows 10 Bluetooth radio” is still displayed.

Restart the Bluetooth service

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type MSC in the box and click OK.
  3. Find the Bluetooth Support Service option in the list, right-click on it and select Restart.
  4. Then disable and enable the Bluetooth feature.

Enable Bluetooth

  1. Go to the system tray on the Windows taskbar.
  2. Click the Expand button.
  3. Check the color of the Bluetooth icon. If it is gray, Bluetooth is inactive; if it is blue, it is active.
  4. If Bluetooth is disabled, turn it on, and then check to see if the Bluetooth radio status is resolved.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The "Check Bluetooth radio status" problem may occur if the Bluetooth driver on your system is corrupt or outdated. The problem can also be caused by an outdated BIOS or Windows.

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Run the system utilities (SFC and DISM).
  3. Uninstall the driver and reboot.
  4. Restart Bluetooth services.

To do this, click the Windows notification icon on the taskbar in the lower right corner of your screen. If you don't see the "Bluetooth" thumbnail, click the "Expand" button. If the "Bluetooth" thumbnail is grayed out, the Bluetooth radio is turned off.