On Windows 10, Swift Pair is a feature that allows you to connect Bluetooth peripherals to your computer quickly.
Swift Pair is available since version 1803 (April 2018 Update), and it’s been updated with the May 2020 Update. Basically, it’s a feature that reduces the steps required to pair a device. When it’s enabled, you can simply set the Bluetooth peripheral closer to your computer for Windows 10 to detect it and display a notification to complete the pairing.
However, if the feature isn’t already enabled, you must turn it on from the Settings app before you can use it.
Enable Bluetooth Swift Pair on Windows 10
To enable Swift Pair on your computer, use these steps:
Open Settings on Windows 10.
Click on Devices.
Click on Bluetooth & other devices.
Check the Show notifications to connect using Swift Pair option.
Once you complete the steps, you’ll be able to connect supported Bluetooth devices from the toast notification quickly.
Connect Bluetooth Swift Pair on Windows 10
To pair a Bluetooth device with Swift Pair, use these steps:
Enable the pairing mode on the Bluetooth device.
Get the device closer to Windows 10 to trigger the setup.
Select the Connect button from the notification to pair it.
After you complete the steps, you’ll be able to start using the Bluetooth device. Then, when the peripheral isn’t in pairing mode or nearby, Windows 10 will remove it from Action Center.
Update August 19, 2020: This guide was originally published in September 2019, and it’s been updated to make sure the information still accurate.