Bluetooth Not Available on macOS Mojave (Solved)


Every update of macOS has some problems. Likewise, Mojave also has some problems. One of the important problem is “Bluetooth not available”. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix Bluetooth not available on Mojave issue.
Solution 1: Force Restart

  1. Press and hold the Power Button until your Mac turned off.
  2. Unplug everything that has connected to Mac (like USB cables, Headsets, etc).
  3. Wait for few seconds and then press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.

Solution 2: Delete “com.apple.bluetooth.plist” and then restart

  1. Go to Finder->Go->Go to Folder.
  2. Enter ~/Library/Preferences in the pop-up box and then click “Go”.
  3. Scroll down to find com.apple.bluetooth.plist (the program you have problems with)
  4. Drag it into Trash Folder.
  5. Restart your Mac Via Apple menu->Restart.

Solution 3: Reset SMC
If your Mac has a non-removable battery,

  1. Shut down your Mac by pressing the Power Button.
  2. Press and hold the Shift + Control + Option + Power Button simultaneously.
  3. Then release the keys at the same time.
  4. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.

If your Mac has a removable battery,

  1. Remove the battery out of your Mac.
  2. Press and hold the Power Button for 5 seconds.
  3. Insert the battery into your Mac.
  4. Turn on your Mac.

Solution 4: Reset PRAM/NVRAM

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Then immediately press and hold the Option + Command + P + R keys simultaneously as quickly as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing those keys until you hear the startup sound for the second time.
  5. Wait for some time. It may take 15-20 minutes.
  6. Then your mac will restart normally and then try to turn off Bluetooth.

Solution 5: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode
Restarting your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues in the Mac. But you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key immediately after pressing the Power Button.
  4. You can see the Apple Logo on the screen. Don’t leave the Shift key when you see the Apple Logo.
  5. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  6. Select your User Account and then enter the Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.

Solution 6: Reinstall Mojave

  1. Press and hold the Power Button to turn off your Mac.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing Command + R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
  5. After that macOS Utilities windows will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
  6. Tap “Continue”.
  7. You will be prompted to choose your hard disk/drive. If you are not asked to select your disk, tap “Show All Disks”. You may need to enter your Apple ID.
  8. Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed.
  9. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.

If you know any other solutions to MacBook Pro/Air Bluetooth not available on High Sierra, let us know through your comments.

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