All modern Mac computers (released since roughly 2011) come with built-in support for Bluetooth. You don’t need to buy anything special to use Bluetooth on your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or iMac.
How do I know if my MacBook Pro has Bluetooth?
Turn Bluetooth on or off on Mac
- On your Mac, click the Bluetooth status icon in the menu bar. If you don’t see the Bluetooth status icon, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Bluetooth, then select “Show Bluetooth in menu bar.”
- Click the switch to turn Bluetooth on or off.
How do I know if my Mac has Bluetooth?
You can check you have Bluetooth by clicking on the Apple logo > About this Mac > System Report > Bluetooth (if you don’t see Bluetooth you don’t have it – as we said, very unlikely). Here’s how to turn on Bluetooth on your Mac: Open System Preferences (click on the Apple logo > System Preferences). Click on Bluetooth.
What Bluetooth does MacBook Pro support?
Bluetooth 4.0 (0x6) and higher numbers (e.g. Bluetooth 5.0 (0x9) are all supported. If your number is lower, your Mac is probably not supported.
Why won’t my Bluetooth headphones connect to my MacBook?
Reset the Bluetooth module
Press on Shift + Option and hit on the Bluetooth icon found in the menu bar. Select Debug and proceed to Remove all devices. Select Debug once more but this time, choose Reset the Bluetooth module. Restart your computer and attempt Bluetooth pairing once again.
Why can’t I turn on Bluetooth on my MacBook Pro?
Click on the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and turn Bluetooth off. Once it’s switched off, turn it back on by clicking on Turn Bluetooth On. If the macOS “Bluetooth Not Available” error hasn’t gone away, try rebooting your Mac. Shut the system down completely and reboot it as usual.
How do I make my Mac discoverable?
Make sure the device is turned on and discoverable (see the device’s documentation for details). On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Bluetooth. Select the device in the list, then click Connect. If asked, click Accept (or enter a series of numbers, then press Enter).
How do I fix my Bluetooth on my MacBook Pro?
If you don’t have a Bluetooth icon in the menu bar, head to System Preferences > Bluetooth and check Show Bluetooth in menu bar. Now, press Shift + Option and click on the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar. In the menu that appears, select Debug > Reset the Bluetooth module. You can now try re-pairing your devices.
How do I reset my Bluetooth on my MacBook Pro?
How to reset Bluetooth in macOS
- Connect a wired keyboard and preferably also trackpad or mouse.
- Hold down the Shift and Option keys, then click on the Bluetooth icon in the menubar.
- Choose Reset the Bluetooth module from long menu that appears.
- Click OK to confirm.
- Restart your Mac.
How do I connect my JBL headphones to my MacBook?
Android. Go to Settings and turn on Bluetooth. In Bluetooth click “Pair new device”. When you see your JBL device come up in the list, tap it and it should be paired with your phone.