Can’t Turn off Bluetooth on macOS High Sierra? Here’s the Solution


Four days ago I installed High Sierra on my Mac. Now I can’t turn off Bluetooth. Many Mac users have a complaint that Bluetooth won’t turn off after installing High Sierra. Then one of the mac user said some solutions to fix this issue. Here I am going to share those solutions with you.
Solution 1: Delete “com.apple.bluetooth.plist”

  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 and then turn off Bluetooth.

Solution 2: Reset Bluetooth Module

  1. Press and hold Shift+Option keys and click Bluetooth icon simultaneously.
  2. Select “Debug”.
  3. Click “Reset the Bluetooth module”.
  4. Then restart your Mac via Apple menu->Restart.

Solution 3: Disconnect all paired Bluetooth Devices

  1. Press and hold Shift+Option keys and click Bluetooth icon simultaneously.
  2. Select Debug->Remove all devices.
  3. Click “Remove” in the pop-up box. Now your Mac will forget all paired devices & accessories.

Solution 4: Reset NVRAM/PRAM

  1. Turn off (shut down) your Mac from Apple menu.
  2. Press and hold the Option+Command+P+R keys simultaneously until you hear the startup sound for the second time.

Solution 5: Safe Boot (Restart your Mac in Safe Mode)

  1. Press and hold the Shift Key. You can see the Apple Logo on the Screen.
  2. Keep pressing the Shift Key until the Login Window appears.
  3. Enter your User Name & Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.
  4. Now turn off Bluetooth.

Solution 6: Reset SMC
If your Mac has a non-removable battery,

  1. Shut down your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press and hold the Shift+Control+Option+Power Button simultaneously.
  3. Then release the keys at the same time.
  4. 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 by Pressing Power Button.

Other solutions:

  1. Try to turn off Bluetooth several times.
  2. Uninstall and reinstall High Sierra.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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