FIX: Bluetooth could not connect, try again later by Bas Wijdenes

Bluetooth could not connect, try again later the basics.

Everyone has their fair share of problems with Bluetooth, including me. I ran into “Bluetooth could not connect, try again later” as well. After thoroughly searching the internet I found the solution that fixed it for me. I found the steps on Microsoft but these didn’t include screenshots, so hereby also mine tutorial with screenshots.


  • Open Start in the left-bottom corner and search for Services.msc.
    Or press Windows R and type in Services.msc and click OK.

    Bluetooth could not connect, try again later
    Bluetooth could not connect, try again later
  • Sort the services by name and scroll to Bluetooth Support Service.
  • double click Bluetooth Support Service.
  • Open the Log On tab.

    Bluetooth could not connect, try again later
    Bluetooth could not connect, try again later
  • Change the selection to This account.
  • Open Browse
  • Type in Local Service and click Check Names.
  • Click OK.

    Bluetooth could not connect, try again later
    Bluetooth could not connect, try again later
  • Click OK again.

Best is now to just restart your computer. You could also try to restart the Bluetooth Support Service.

Bluetooth could not connect, try again later


Recap

There is not much more to say about Bluetooth. Everyone uses it nowadays. Bluetooth is for example in your phone, but also wireless headsets or wireless mouse use it. This also causes the above problems with your windows 10.

I am convinced that there are more solutions for this problem. The above solution has solved my problem and I therefore expect that this will be the solution for most users. If this is not the solution for you, or have you found another solution, would you like to indicate this below? Then I extend the manual.

I like to hear how I can improve my blog posts or what I have to do differently. You can give feedback below or if you want to say something else, you can of course. Positive feedback is always nice 😉.

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Bas Wijdenes

My name is Bas Wijdenes and I work full-time as a Services Engineer. In my spare time I write about the error messages that I encounter during my work. Furthermore, I am currently occupied with Office 365, Azure infra, and PowerShell for automating daily tasks.

2 thoughts on “FIX: Bluetooth could not connect, try again later by Bas Wijdenes”

  1. After searching far and wide and playing for an hour or two with sysrestore and starting and stopping the bluetooth services… this FINALLY WORKED! Thank you!

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