Network and Internet Enable or Disable Bluetooth in Windows 11


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This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the ability to turn on Bluetooth for all users n Windows 11 and Windows 10.

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth enabled devices located nearby each other.

Reference:


You must be signed in as an administrator to enable or disable Bluetooth.



EXAMPLE: Bluetooth enabled and disabled

Bluetooth_enabled_Quick_Settings.jpg
Bluetooth_disabled_Quick_Settings.jpg

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Here's How:

1 Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.

2 Enable Bluetooth

This is the default setting


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Enable_Bluetooth_for_all_users.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\default\Connectivity\AllowBluetooth]
"value"=dword:00000002

3 Disable Bluetooth

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Disable_Bluetooth_for_all_users.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\default\Connectivity\AllowBluetooth]
"value"=dword:00000000

4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 Restart the computer to apply.

8 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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