Bluetooth Version Finder from Sordum Team is a free portable freeware for Windows that makes it easy to find out what version of Bluetooth your PC is running. There are various versions of Bluetooth found in all types of devices. If however, you’re looking for a driver instead, you can try Bluetooth Driver Installer.
When you’re considering buying a new Bluetooth device to connect to your Windows PC, the first thing you’ll need to do is check that they’re compatible. If they’re not, they won't communicate with each other. The most common cause of incompatibility is when one device is a few years older than the other, so there’s a mismatch in Bluetooth versions.
How do I know what version of Bluetooth I have on Windows?
There are two ways you can find out. If you’re comfortable delving into the Device Manager on your Windows device, follow these steps:
- In the search box, start typing ‘Device Manager’ then click on it in the results.
- On the list of devices, click to expand the Bluetooth entry.
- Select the listing for Bluetooth radio, and click on the ‘Advanced’ tab.
- In the firmware version area, look for the Link Manager Protocol number.
- Look for that number on the list shown on the Windows support page ‘What Bluetooth version is on my PC’?
Alternatively, you can safely download the Bluetooth Version Finder file. Using Sordum’s tool is by far the quickest and easiest way to find out your current Bluetooth version.
Is Bluetooth Version Finder free?
Yes, it is free. If you see it for sale anywhere, you don't download it from that website. A source that’s unscrupulous enough to charge for something that’s free, probably has other, unsolicited software bundled with it.
How do I remove Bluetooth Version Finder?
Use Windows search to find Bluetooth Version Finder and open its location. Then, right-click on the folder and select ‘Delete’. To permanently remove it from your device, empty the Recycle Bin.
Discover your Bluetooth version
For anyone who’s not comfortable digging down into Device Manager to find out the version of Bluetooth, or for users who just want to save time, Sordum Team’s Bluetooth Version Finder is an excellent option. It’s not only a time-saver, it also prevents you from making unintended changes to any of your devices.