Bluetooth Icon Does Not Show In Taskbar In Windows 7

One our reader Rahul just mailed us this problem as he cant see the Bluetooth icon taskbar in system in windows 7 on his laptop which has bluetooth inbuilt but when he do the bluetooth transfer of some file. In order to transfer a file to some bluetooth enabled device you will need right click a file and under send to options you will see the option to send it via bluetooth as shown in the image below.

send to bluetooth

Bluetooth icon appears in system tray in windows taskbar but only when there is some file getting transferred to some other device via bluetooth. In order to display the bluetooth icon permanently in taskbar, follow the procedure below.

Firstly login in windows and then search for bluetooth and select to change bluetooth settings as shown in the image below.

bluetooth search

Under change bluetooth settings – check the option which says show bluetooth icon in notification area and click apply as shown in the image below.

bluetooth icon show

Now customize the notifications section

bluetooth icon show customize

and select bluetooth icon to appear always as shown in the image

bluetooth icon show notifications

after doing all this you will see the bluetooth icon in system tray in windows 7 taskbar as shown in the image below.

bluetooth icon in taskbar

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