Connecting your Bluetooth devices to your Chromebook may not always work. As a matter of fact, this is one of the most common issues reported by users. When your try to pair the devices, an error message pops on the screen saying that the “Bluetooth connection failed”. To fix the problem, use the troubleshooting solutions listed below.
Why Won’t My Chromebook Connect to a Bluetooth Device?
Disable Bluetooth and Restart Your Chromebook
Click on the Time icon and disable the Bluetooth option. Turn off your Bluetooth devices as well. Then restart your ChromeOS laptop and check if it connects to your Bluetooth devices now. Many users confirmed they solved the problem after restarting their computers.
Update Your Chromebook
It’s not uncommon for Chromebook users to experience various glitches when running outdated ChromeOS versions. Click on the Time indicator and go to Settings. Then, select About ChromeOS and hit the Check for updates option. Install the ChromeOS version, restart your laptop, and check if you can pair your Bluetooth accessories to your Chromebook.
Check Your Bluetooth Device
Make sure your Bluetooth devices are fully charged and move them closer to your Chromebook. Additionally, if you connected your Bluetooth devices to other devices, make sure to disconnect them otherwise you may not be able to pair them with your Chromebook.
Then, go to Chromebook settings, and remove the problematic Bluetooth device from your list of paired devices. Restart your laptop again and check if you can pair your devices now.
If you can’t pair your Bluetooth devices to your Chromebook, disable the Bluetooth option, and restart the laptop. Additionally, make sure the problematic Bluetooth device is fully charged and remove it from your list of paired devices. Don’t forget to check for updates and install the latest ChromeOS version on your computer. Did these solutions help you fix your Bluetooth issues on Chromebook? Let us know in the comments below.