Bluetooth Version and Profile Support in Windows 10

Note   Looking for drivers for your Bluetooth audio device? See Fix connections to Bluetooth audio devices and wireless displays.

Note   For information about Bluetooth support prior to Windows 10, see Bluetooth Support in Previous Windows Versions.

Which Bluetooth versions does Windows 10 support?

Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education) and Windows 10 Mobile support the following Bluetooth versions:

  • Version 1.1
  • Version 2.0
  • Version 2.0 with EDR
  • Version 2.1
  • Version 2.1 with EDR
  • Version 4.0
  • Version 4.1
  • Version 5.0

Windows Server 2016 does not support Bluetooth.

Which Bluetooth profiles have in-box support in Windows 10?

Windows 10 for desktop editions in-box Bluetooth profiles:

Windows 10 (Version 1803) supports Bluetooth version 5.0 and the following Bluetooth user profiles:

  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP 1.2)
  • Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol Target (AVCTP 1.4)
  • Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP 1.2)
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP 1.6.1)
  • Battery Service over GATT Profile (1.0)
  • Bluetooth LE Generic Attribute (GATT) Client
  • Bluetooth LE Generic Attribute (GATT) Server
  • Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP 1.0)
  • Device ID Profile (DID 1.3)
  • Device Information Service over GATT Profile (DIS 1.1)
  • Dial-up Networking Profile (DUN 1.1)
  • Generic Access Profile (GAP)
  • Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP 1.2)
  • Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6)
  • Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile (HCRP 1.2)
  • HID over GATT Profile (HOGP 1.0)
  • Human Interface Device (HID 1.1)
  • Human Interface Device Service (HIDS)
  • Interoperability (IOP)
  • Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP)
  • Object Push Profile (OPP 1.1)
  • Personal Area Networking User Profile (PANU 1.0)
  • RFCOMM (1.1 with TS 07.10)
  • Scan Parameters Profile Client over GATT Profile (ScPP 2.1)
  • Security Manager Protocol (SMP)
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP 1.2)
  • Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Windows 10 Mobile in-box Bluetooth profiles:

  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP 1.2)
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP 1.3)
  • Bluetooth LE Generic Attribute (GATT) Client
  • Device ID Profile (DID 1.3)
  • Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6)
  • HID over GATT Profile (HOGP 1.0)
  • Human Interface Device (HID 1.1)
  • Message Access Profile (1.1)
  • Object Push Profile (OPP 1.1)
  • Personal Area Network Access Point (PAN NAP 1.0)
  • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP 1.1)
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP 1.2)

Windows 10 for desktop editions in-box Bluetooth profiles:

Profile Description

GATT

Bluetooth LE Generic Attribute (GATT) Client

A2DP 1.2

Advanced Audio Distribution Profile

AVRCP 1.3

Audio/Video Remote Control Profile

DI 1.3

Device ID Profile

DUN 1.1

Dial-Up Networking

HCRP 1.0

Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile

HFP 1.5

Hands-Free Profile

HID 1.1

Human Interface Device

HOGP 1.0

HID over GATT Profile

OPP 1.1

Object Push Profile

PANU 1.0

Personal Area Network User

SPP 1.2

Serial Port Profile

Windows 10 Mobile in-box Bluetooth profiles:

Profile Description

GATT

Bluetooth LE Generic Attribute (GATT) Client

A2DP 1.2

Advanced Audio Distribution Profile

AVRCP 1.3

Audio/Video Remote Control Profile

DI 1.3

Device ID Profile

HFP 1.6

Hands-Free Profile

HID 1.1

Human Interface Device

HOGP 1.0

HID over GATT Profile

MAP 1.1

Message Access Profile

OPP 1.1

Object Push Profile

PAN NAP 1.0

Personal Area Network Access Point

PBAP 1.1

Phone Book Access Profile

SPP 1.2

Serial Port Profile

New features and recommendations for Windows 10 and later

To learn more about the new features and hardware developer recommendations for the different versions of Windows 10, see Bluetooth in the Hardware component guidelines section.

Bluetooth Support in Previous Windows Versions