How to Fix Mac Bluetooth Problems


Bluetooth is only one of the remote advances that comes stuffed into your iOS gadgets and Macs. It’s utilized for short-remove information transmission and it’s super low on battery utilization, making it an extraordinary alternative for outsider adornments like speakers, mice, headsets, and even the Apple Watch. Shockingly, Bluetooth on the Mac can now and then be moderately flaky, and when issues happen, there are some investigating strides you can take, which we will discuss in this instructional exercise. There are couple of advances as of late that have gotten to be as unmistakable as Bluetooth. Our earphones, consoles, even the mouse on our PC – a large portion of them now depend on Bluetooth network. This time we have a peruser whose Bluetooth association on his Mac is giving him inconvenience, be that as it may. We’ll offer some exhortation to make them run once more.

There have dependably been issues with the Bluetooth availability (or Bluetooth not working by any stretch of the imagination) on macOS. While this issue has been to a great extent determined in macOS Sierra, it is still not impeccable, and gadgets associated by means of Bluetooth have a tendency to lose network with the Mac. Things being what they are, in what capacity would you be able to illuminate this issue, would it be advisable for it to emerge on your Mac? All things considered, luckily for you, there are some simple (and some fiddly) ways that you can do this without anyone else, and get your Bluetooth working right once more. In this way, on the off chance that you are encountering issues with the Bluetooth association on your Mac, experiment with the means in this article, and you’ll most likely have the capacity to settle it!

Method 1: Delete Bluetooth Related Files

You may not think about them, and you may never have minded, at any rate; in any case, there are two or three documents that your Mac makes to deal with its Bluetooth association with different gadgets. In the event that you are encountering issues with Bluetooth on macOS, then this first strategy is the one that has the most noteworthy achievement rate. In this way, don’t stress, and take after the means sketched out beneath:

1. To start with, dispatch Finder, and squeeze “Command + G“. This will open up the “Go to the Folder” discourse box. You can get to this discourse box by tapping on Go – > Go to the Folder in the menu bar.


2. Now you have to type “/Library/Preferences/”, and hit Enter.


3. After the completion of above step, you would able to see a file named “”. Your next task would be to delete this file.


4. Once all the above process gets completed then you have to press the Command+G once again and then you have to type “~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/”. Here the symbol used ~ stands for the directory of the user’s home and also this can type as “/Users/username/Library/Preferences/ByHost/“. Now when the directory will open then you will be able to see the file whose name will start with “” that will be followed by the mixing of numbers and letters. After all this you would have to delete this file also.

4When you have done this, restart your Mac. In the event that Bluetooth didn’t turn on naturally, you can turn it on yourself. The Bluetooth on your Mac ought to now be working legitimately. In the event that, for reasons unknown, this strategy did not work out for you, you can proceed onward to the following one.

Method 2: Bluetooth Debugging

For this technique, you should have the Bluetooth symbol on your Mac’s menu bar. You can do this by going to System Preferences – > Bluetooth and checking the checkbox that says “Show Bluetooth icon in menu bar“.

5Now when all the above procedure gets finished the you have to follow the steps given below:

1. Now keep on pressing and holding both the “Option + Shift”, and then you will see Bluetooth icon there, simply click on it in the menu bar. You will see a considerable measure of extra alternatives in the logical menu that opens up.


2. Now subsequently Click on the tabs as specified in the path here like “Debug -> Remove all devices”, and after that on “Debug-> Reset Bluetooth module“.

7When you have done that, take a stab at restarting your Mac, and turning on Bluetooth (on the off chance that it didn’t turn on without anyone else). This ought to have altered any Bluetooth issues you may have been encountering. On the off chance that you are still not able to interface your gadgets to your Mac by means of Bluetooth, there is no compelling reason to freeze, there are still a few strategies accessible, so attempt the following one out.

Method 3: Use MacID

Alright, so in fact speaking, MacID is not the slightest bit an application to alter Bluetooth issues. Truth be told, it is an application that gives you a chance to utilize Touch ID to open your Mac. In any case, it does this by utilizing Bluetooth, and it has a truly cool element assembled right in, that can give you a chance to reset your Mac’s Bluetooth. I’ve utilized the component on various Macs, and it brings about the ideal result.

1. In the first place, head on over to MacID’s site, and tap on the “Download” button. The Mac application is free, so you don’t have to pay anything by any means.


2. When you have downloaded it, dispatch it and when it begins hunting down your iPhone, just close the window. You will see the MacID symbol in the menu bar. Tap on it, and go to “More -> Advanced -> Reset Bluetooth“.

MacID will then reset your Bluetooth module, and restart your Mac. You will then have the capacity to utilize your Bluetooth superbly once more.

Method 4: Reset the SMC

While there is no outright route for me to know whether this technique works (I’ve never needed to utilize it), it has worked for a few people. Thus, in the event that you have attempted the majority of the strategies specified above, are still not able to get your Bluetooth to work, this may work out for you.
Note: I have never given this a shot myself, keeping in mind it is superbly sheltered to reset the SMC on your Mac, you ought to take after the strategy specified on Apple’s Support Page, and at your own particular hazard.

In the event that you have to reset the SMC on your Mac, you can take after the guidelines given underneath:

1. Closed your Mac down, and interface the charger.
2. When you have done that, press and hold the “Move + Control + Option” keys on the left half of the console, and afterward press the Power catch.
3. Discharge all the keys, and press the Power catch again to restart your Mac.

For Mac’s with reomovable batteries, follows these instructions:

1. Closed down your Mac, detach the charger, and expel the battery.
2. When done, press and hold the Power catch for 5 seconds.
3. Connect the battery back to, and restart your Mac.

On a desktop Mac, such as an iMac, you can follow the instructions given below:

1. Kill the Mac.
2. Unplug the power link from the Mac, for 15 seconds.
3. Connect the link back to, and sit tight for 5 seconds.
4. Control your Mac back on by squeezing the power button.

On the off chance that none of these techniques worked for you, there may be something more genuine that is going ahead with your Mac, and I would prescribe that you take it to an Apple Store at the most punctual. They may have the capacity to make sense of what isn’t right, and right the issue for you.