How to Turn On Bluetooth on Mac without Using a Mouse?

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Are you trying to turn on your Mac's Bluetooth without using a mouse? If so, you've come to the right place! With just a few simple steps, you can turn Bluetooth on or off without needing any extra equipment.

The first step is to open System Settings on your Mac. This can be done by clicking the Apple Menu in the top left corner of your screen and selecting ‘System Preferences'. In System Preferences, locate the ‘Bluetooth' option in the sidebar. (You may need to scroll down.) Click it to open the ‘Bluetooth' settings for your Mac.

From here, you can easily turn Bluetooth on or off without needing a mouse. To do this, press the Tab key once and the Bluetooth switch should become highlighted. Pressing the Spacebar on your keyboard will enable (or disable) it as necessary.

If you don't have access to a keyboard, there are other ways to turn Bluetooth on or off from System Preferences. You can click directly on the switch itself or use the arrow keys on your keyboard and then press Enter/Return when it's highlighted.

Finally, some laptop computers have hardware switches or key combinations that can be used to turn Bluetooth on and off. Look for a switch or key combination that enables this feature – it may be located near where you plug in your power cord or down below near other ports and buttons.

With these simple steps, turning Bluetooth on or off without a mouse is easy!

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Enabling Bluetooth on a Mac

To force your Mac to turn on Bluetooth, you will need to open System Preferences and select the Bluetooth option. Once in the Bluetooth menu, click the checkbox next to “Enable Bluetooth” if it is not already checked. This should force your Mac to enable Bluetooth. If the checkbox is already checked, try unchecking it and then checking it again. If this does not work, try restarting your Mac or unplugging and replugging any external USB Bluetooth adapters that may be connected to your computer.

Turning On Bluetooth Without a Mouse

To turn Bluetooth on your computer without a mouse, you can use your keyboard. First, open the Settings app by pressing the Windows key and typing “Settings” into the search bar. Then press enter. In the Settings window, navigate to “Devices” and press enter. Next, select “Bluetooth & other devices” and press enter again. Finally, press the Tab key once to highlight the Bluetooth switch and press the Spacebar on your keyboard to enable or disable it. This should turn Bluetooth on or off without using a mouse.

Troubleshooting Bluetooth Issues on Mac

Bluetooth may not be turning on Mac for a variety of reasons. It could be due to a faulty Bluetooth module, incorrect system settings, or a corrupted Bluetooth connection. If you are having trouble getting your Mac's Bluetooth to turn on, try resetting the Bluetooth module by holding Shift + Option and clicking the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar. Then click Debug and select “Remove all devices” followed by “Reset the Bluetooth module”. Afterward, restart your Mac and re-pair your Bluetooth devices.

Resetting Bluetooth on a Mac

To reset your Bluetooth on a Mac, press and hold the Shift and Option keys while clicking the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar. This will bring up a hidden option labeled “Reset the Bluetooth module”. Select this option to reset your Bluetooth. On macOS Catalina and earlier, you can instead choose the “Debug” menu from the same menu bar and select “Reset the Bluetooth module”. After selecting this option, your Mac will reset its Bluetooth connection and you should be able to use any paired devices again.


In conclusion, Mac computers offer powerful and reliable performance, allowing users to get their tasks done efficiently. With its intuitive user interface and a wide range of and tools, Macs are an excellent choice for creative professionals, students, and casual users alike. Additionally, Macs come with built-in Bluetooth support which makes it easy to use wireless devices like , keyboards, and mice with your Mac. As you can see, Macs are a great choice for anyone who wants a reliable computer that can handle all of their computing needs.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.