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How To Fix Bluetooth Or WIFI not Turning-ON, on Android Devices

This post contains a step-by-step guide on how to fix Bluetooth or WIFI not turning ON, on Android phones. Most Android users might have experienced this issue. Trying to turn on your WIFI or Bluetooth and it isn’t responding, hence the reason for this tutorial on how to fix the issues.

Well, you don’t have to worry anymore about that. I’ll be showing you what causes the problem here and how you can avoid it. Even when it does happen, I’ll be showing you how to fix it as well.

How To Fix Bluetooth Or WIFI not Turning-ON, on Android Devices

Why Is My Bluetooth Or WIFI Not Turning On?

There are so many reasons why your Bluetooth or WiFi won’t turn on. But I’ll be listing the most common causes here, so you will know.

・Insufficient app permissions: your Bluetooth or WIFI might force stop itself due to the inability to launch certain system-level apps.

・Corrupted apks or files: Apks or files linked to the Bluetooth or WiFi might be missing or corrupted.

・Third-party apps: Third-party apps might be interfering with Bluetooth management.

・Temporary OS error: This happens quite often when your Android OS might have encountered a minor error with WiFi or Bluetooth.

・Connection timeout: This shouldn’t be a problem, this happens when no Bluetooth or WiFi network is connected within the set timeout.

・Hardware: The IC might be damaged, in this case, you need to take your Android phone to a repair store.

How to Know if WiFi Or Bluetooth Not Turning on is a Hardware or Software Problem

This is actually really simple, to know if it’s a Hardware or Software problem simply turn on the FM Radio. If you don’t have an FM Radio, you can download one from the Google Play Store. Once the FM Radio is working, just know it’s probably a software issue. But if the FM Radio can’t turn on as well, then, it’s a hardware issue.

How To Fix Android WiFi Or Bluetooth Not Turning On

You can simply follow these easy steps to fix WiFi or Bluetooth not turning on if it’s a software issue. Before we start, try uninstalling Babel fonts apk if it’s on your Android phone. This font has been known to cause lots of issues on Android phones, so I will advise you to uninstall it if you have it on your device. There is no need to install a third-party font app anymore since all Android devices now support font changing with root access.

  1. Reboot the device: Rebooting the device will help clear temporary OS issues.
  2. Removing the battery: simply remove the battery for about 30 seconds before putting it back. Simply switch it off for 30 seconds if the battery is non-removable.
  3. Enable GPS and Location access.
  4. Uninstall third-party apps linked to WiFi o Bluetooth.
  5. Factory reset: Factory resetting an Android smartphone will take it back to the first day you bought it. The WiFi and Bluetooth should be working perfectly after factory resetting.


This is how to fix Bluetooth or WIFI not turning ON, on all Android devices. Let us know in the comment section if you’re still having issues with WiFi or Bluetooth.

Joseph Young
Joseph Young
Joseph Young is a Senior writer at He is a prolific writer who has an eye for everything technology. He is fondly referred to as one of Africa's most sought-after mobile phone reporters.


  1. My tecno camon i ace 2 is unlocked , when i try to start Bluetooth the pop ups “Bluetooth stopped” keeps untill i force stop Bluetooth…
    Also wifi doesn’t starts and hotspot doesn’t starts…

  2. I think mine is a hardware problem because the radio also is not working send me solution on my email

  3. Hi, I have this issue in my galaxy j7 2017, I can’t turn on wifi bluetooth and screen mirroring. It happened one more time some months ago and after some time it came back to normal everything were working again. Now again the same thing.. please help me

  4. am having much problems in Bluetooth and WiFi I think according to ur tutorial it is hadwere because have try all what u ask us to do it’s not working at all so pls assist me


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