This post shows students and new users steps to unpair or disconnect a Bluetooth connected device on Windows 11. When you set up a Bluetooth device on Windows, it will stay added and automatically connect to the other Bluetooth device (pairing partner) when it is within range and have Bluetooth turned on.
Windows 11 allows you to stop Bluetooth pairing with the other device or disconnect it so that it doesn’t automatically connect to it pairing partner when both are within range. Or simply remove the device all together from Windows so that all settings are deleted.
Pairing and unpairing Bluetooth devices on Windows 11 is simple and all can be done from the System settings pane with few clicks.
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To get started unpairing Bluetooth devices on Windows 11, follow the steps below.
How to remove Bluetooth devices on Windows 11
As mentioned above, Bluetooth connected devices automatically connect to each other when both are within range. Windows allows you to disconnect or remove connected devices, and the steps below show you how.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from the System Settings pane.
To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.
Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Bluetooth, then on the Bluetooth & devices settings pane, you’ll find devices that are already connected to Windows 11.
To remove a device, simply click on the ellipse (three vertical dots) on the device you want to remove select Remove device as highlighted below.
For devices that are not in range, click on View more devices as highlighted below.
Then under, Other devices, click on the device you wish to remove and click the ellipse (three vertical dots), then select Remove devices as shown below.
That should do it!
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