Attach the Bluetooth icon to the Windows system tray for quick and easy access.

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

Bluetooth is essential and can be used to wirelessly connect various input and output devices, from speakers to keyboards and more. So it is important that you have easy access to it when you need it.

In this article, we're going to show you how to pin the bluetooth icon to the Windows 10 system tray.

Why did the bluetooth icon disappear?

Various reasons can cause the bluetooth icon to disappear in Windows 10. One could be due to hardware problems and the other could be due to software-related problems such as driver problems.

Another thing that can cause the bluetooth icon not to appear on the system tray is accidentally removing it, or in some cases, airplane mode is on. Also, this may come as a surprise, but make sure your device supports bluetooth. Either way, fix Windows 10's bluetooth issues before reading any further.

Here's how to show the bluetooth icon on the Windows 10 system tray

If everything is fine and the only problem is seeing the bluetooth icon in the system tray, here's how to do it.

  1. Open the Windows 10 Start menu and select the settings (Gear icon) on the left.

  2. Choose Devices> Bluetooth and other devices.

  3. Choose More bluetooth options under Associated settings.

  4. Activate Show the bluetooth icon in the notification area in the Bluetooth Settings dialog.

  5. click Apply > Okay.

The Bluetooth icon is now displayed in the system tray. If you want to tidy up your system tray, here's how to remove the bluetooth icon: right-click the bluetooth icon in the system tray, then select Remove symbol from the dialogue.

Related: How to add bluetooth to a computer

Easy access to Bluetooth in Windows 10

The taskbar is an easy way for Windows 10 to access certain important and frequently needed system utilities. This can be compared to the quick settings menu in Android. You can access Bluetooth by diving into the Settings app, but the most efficient way is to use the system tray.

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Alvin Wanjala has been writing about technology for over 2 years. He writes on a variety of facets including but not limited to mobile, PC, and social media. Alvin loves programming and gaming during downtime.

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