Connect to Bluetooth devices

If your Chromebook works with Bluetooth, it can connect to devices like:

  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Speakers
  • Headphones
  • Headsets (audio only)

Important: Only pair your Chromebook to devices you trust. Devices stay paired to your Chromebook even when other people use your computer.

Step 1: Check if your Chromebook works with Bluetooth

  1. At the bottom right, select the battery.
  2. If you see Bluetooth , your Chromebook works with Bluetooth.

Step 2: Pair a new Bluetooth device

  1. At the bottom right, select the battery.
  2. Under Bluetooth , select Bluetooth.
  3. Select Pair new device.
  4. Select the device you want to connect and follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. To confirm whether your device is connected, repeat steps 1 and 2 and check under "Currently connected."

Tip: Your phone cannot pair to your Chromebook with Bluetooth.

Manage your connected devices

Control settings on your connected devices with your Chromebook. You can also disconnect devices or pair previously connected devices through your account.

  1. At the bottom right, select the battery.
  2. Under "Bluetooth," select Bluetooth .
    • To change the settings of, unpair, or rename a paired device: Under “Currently connected,” select the device.
    • To connect a previously paired audio device: Under “Previously connected,” select Connect.

Tip: Previously connected non-audio devices such as Bluetooth keyboards and mice will connect automatically when turned on and near your Chromebook.

Turn off Bluetooth

  1. At the bottom right, select the battery.
  2. Select Bluetooth .
  3. Turn off Bluetooth.

Fix Bluetooth problems

If you have trouble with your Chromebook’s Bluetooth device, try these steps:

  • Check for system updates. If any updates are available, install them.
  • Turn Bluetooth off, then back on.
  • Turn your Chromebook off, then back on.

If you still have problems, contact your Bluetooth device's manufacturer or your Chromebook’s manufacturer.

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