My problem and the efforts I have tried to fix it mirror yours exactly. Bluetooth ones aren't all they're cracked up to be, soooo slow to wake after sleep and useless in a situation like the above. Check if Bluetooth is available. And it really doesn't get any more basic than switching things off and on again. To reconnect, wait for the device to appear at the top of the Bluetooth panel, select it then choose Connect. My first thought was that the bluetooth card was not supported in Sierra without a kext or something else.
If I power them off and await until Mac is fully booted I can then power them on and they will work again. There are possible solutions that works for me. If none of the above works… Then something weird is definitely happening with your Mac, and your best option is to get it examined at the local Apple Genius Bar. Read on as we talk you through some of the most common Bluetooth troubleshooting tips. The name of file I deleted was com. Hold down shift and option 2.
Of particular interest to me are the Event Log large top center window and the link characteristics graphs left side. And then, wait for a few seconds; Step 4. Is Bluetooth not working on your Mac with High Sierra? A similar thing worked for me, too. Therefore, if you try to mend the problem of random disconnects of your wireless devices, restarting Bluetooth might help. The guy in the repair shop said it was highly unlikely a software upgrade would knock out a hardware module but I still have my suspicions.
Start the boot as usual. If this doesn't work, try restarting the computer before doing the above and hopefully the bluetooth icon will appear normal and not have the crossed line through it Thanks Treadpool for your reply. Hi Guys, i've done all the recommended steps and nothing. I have the same issues with my brand new iMac 27 inch 5K. Sierra seems like a hot mess. Did any of the solutions 1-3 solve this for you? And if it works for you, please post in the comments either here or on the , so that others might see, too. Randomly occurs after I do restart my Macbook.
I called Apple and they said to return it again. Sadly, so too did the audio dropouts. Once you have found them drag them to the Trash to delete them. Of course my fans are now running at full speed. To disconnect a device, hover the cursor over the Bluetooth device, then click the small X which appears. She told some solutions to fix this issue.
Can you help me, please? Try this to recover all of your lost data. Getting more control over Bluetooth As a first step, I enabled Bluetooth logging using , which reveals a Debug menu item in the Bluetooth menu bar item. Easy fix 3: Disable Handoff Handoff is a really clever feature which lets you start one thing on your iPhone or iPad such as reading a web page , then continue it on your Mac. If the first method failed, make sure to try the second technique. Everything seems ok except for Bluetooth. Tip 4: Delete downloads Have you downloaded any new applications or software programs recently? I unplugged the external monitor I had connected and shut down the Mac.
Good luck with yours Treadpool. First, make sure the Bluetooth icon is visible in the menu bar. Hi I installed Sierra about 10 days ago. You can try manually deleting the Bluetooth preferences saved for your device. Attach the power cables and boot normally. Even the numerical keyboard transformed into a banana. As soon as the computer starts makes a sound press Alt+Cmd+R+P and hold for a while.
It is very unusual for a Bluetooth module to fail unless it is damaged by a hard knock or liquid is poured over it - neither of which has occurred. What's more, if restart Bluetooth is still not working, you can try to reboot the computer, and then, reconnect the Bluetooth peripheral. Hello sdjensen, sorry for my late respond. Scroll down and find com. I deleted all bluetooth related files under general Library folder and my personal account Library folder including the bluetooth peripherals related ones, e.
However, yesterday evening after having left my iMac alone for 3 hours I found it in deep sleep. However, some people have found that it causes issues with their Bluetooth device. As soon as the computer starts makes a sound press Alt+Cmd+R+P and hold for a while. Turn it Off and On Again The fastest and easiest solution to fix Bluetooth not working problem must be reconnecting the Bluetooth. Here I am going to share those solutions with you.
The easiest way to book a Genius Bar appointment is via the Apple Store website. Besides, Bluetooth panel is not accessible on the System Preferences, and its icon appears with a crooked line through it. I'm considering buying a new wired keyboard and mouse. I updated my mac to High Sierra before 2 weeks ago. Wish I had better news and some hope to offer. Hired a tech to check all the wiring and replace the bluetooth module to no avail. Time to go to a computer repair shop and have it looked at.