If you are experiencing issues with Bluetooth on your MacBook not working, here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:
Turn Bluetooth Off and On: The first step to troubleshooting any Bluetooth issue is to turn off Bluetooth and then turn it back on again. You can do this by clicking on the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and selecting “Turn Bluetooth Off” and then “Turn Bluetooth On.”
Check for Interference: If there are other Bluetooth devices or other wireless devices nearby, they may be interfering with your MacBook’s Bluetooth signal. Move your MacBook away from other devices or turn off any devices that may be causing interference.
Restart Your MacBook: Restarting your MacBook can sometimes resolve Bluetooth issues. To do this, click the Apple menu in the top-left corner of the screen and select Restart.
Update Bluetooth Drivers: Make sure that your MacBook is running the latest version of macOS and that all Bluetooth drivers are up-to-date. To check for updates, click the Apple menu, select System Preferences, and then click Software Update. If an update is available, follow the on-screen instructions to install it.
Reset Bluetooth Module: Resetting the Bluetooth module can sometimes help to resolve Bluetooth issues. To do this, click the Apple menu, select System Preferences, and then click Bluetooth. Press and hold the Shift + Option keys on your keyboard and click on the Bluetooth menu in the menu bar. Select “Debug” and then “Reset the Bluetooth module.”
Remove and Re-Pair Devices: Sometimes, removing and then re-pairing Bluetooth devices can resolve connectivity issues. To do this, click the Apple menu, select System Preferences, and then click Bluetooth. Select the device that you want to remove and click the “X” next to it to remove it. Then, re-pair the device by following the instructions provided by the manufacturer.
If none of these troubleshooting steps work, it may be a hardware issue with your MacBook’s Bluetooth module. In this case, you may need to contact Apple support or visit Esmond Service Centre to have your device repaired.