Bluetooth! That wireless feature of many newer laptops that lets you connect headphones, earpieces, keyboards and even mobile devices. You don’t use it all that often, do you? It drains the battery when you’re not using it.
In Windows 7, you’d turn on or off Bluetooth by entering the Device Manager and hunting around a wall of text for the adapter to disable. Managing Bluetooth in Windows 8 is much more user friendly.
Check our our Windows 8 guide for more tips on using Windows 8 effectively!
We’ve just posted a new article about fixing Bluetooth in Windows 8. If the previous simple steps don’t work for you, find your laptop model on the list and get updated drivers first.
Steve Horton has been working with computers for over 20 years. He's dedicated to helping people get the most out of their PCs, and likes playing cards and writing comics.
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