To connect your Mac to a Bluetooth device (computer mouse, headphones, etc.), make sure Bluetooth is turned on.

How Do I Turn On Bluetooth On My Mac?

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Click Bluetooth.
  3. Click Turn On Bluetooth.
  4. When Bluetooth is on, your Mac will say Bluetooth: On.

Pro Tips

  • You can also toggle Bluetooth on or off on your Mac by clicking the Bluetooth icon  Bluetooth Icon in the upper right-hand corner of your Mac's display and clicking Turn Bluetooth On.
  • When Bluetooth is on, the Bluetooth in the upper-right hand corner of your Mac's display will be black. It will be gray if Bluetooth is off.