1. KKVinayKumar's Avatar
    Whenever I try to search for bluetooth devices I get this message. Does any one know how to solve this problem?

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    01-06-2018 09:58 PM
  2. beman39's Avatar
    mine did the same thing, had to hard reboot a couple of times to get it back
    01-06-2018 11:09 PM
  3. KKVinayKumar's Avatar
    mine did the same thing, had to hard reboot a couple of times to get it back
    You meant to say that you did hard reset couple of times to get it to work?
    01-07-2018 12:49 AM
  4. beman39's Avatar
    No not resets, reboots...
    01-07-2018 04:39 PM
  5. KKVinayKumar's Avatar
    No not resets, reboots...
    Oh! Ok.
    01-07-2018 09:57 PM
  6. KKVinayKumar's Avatar
    No not resets, reboots...
    I was to able to fix it with registry edit.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bthserv
    edit "Start" key to 3

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    01-09-2018 01:39 AM
  7. randyoaks187's Avatar
    Can you post instructions on how to do that? I am having this problem too and it is MADDENING!!

    I was to able to fix it with registry edit.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bthserv
    edit "Start" key to 3

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    01-09-2018 02:06 AM
  8. KKVinayKumar's Avatar
    Can you post instructions on how to do that? I am having this problem too and it is MADDENING!!
    Do you have "Interop Tools (Preview)" in your phone?

    If you don't have you can download it from this site: https://forum.xda-developers.com/sho...postcount=1006

    Installation instruction has been given here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/win...istry-t3445271

    Before installing keep your phone in "Developer mode" you can find it here Update & Security--->For Developers.

    After successful installation open the app and select "This Device" from drop down menu. It will be the 2nd option don't select 1st option.

    Select "Registry Browser" from side menu and go to:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bthserv

    Change "Start" key value from 2 to 3. Apply and restart your phone.
    Last edited by KKVinayKumar; 01-09-2018 at 03:04 AM.
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    01-09-2018 02:36 AM
  9. Kerry2112's Avatar
    Wish I had know this before. Would have saved me a hard reset. Thanks for posting!
    01-09-2018 07:55 AM
  10. randyoaks187's Avatar
    Any chance there is an easier solution?

    Side note, is the Interop Tool similar to this:
    https://www.windowscentral.com/windo...ader-any-lumia
    01-10-2018 11:42 AM
  11. KKVinayKumar's Avatar
    Any chance there is an easier solution?

    Side note, is the Interop Tool similar to this:
    https://www.windowscentral.com/windo...ader-any-lumia
    This method is infact the simpler way, other way is to perform hard reset & hope that hard reset solves your problem. Performing hard reset will erase everything including your data & apps.

    And coming to that software which you've mentioned it an completely different software used for completely different operation.

    You can install "Interop Tools" app it is completely safe & won't harm your phone (unless you mess up Windows 10 Mobile's registry).
    01-10-2018 09:58 PM

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