How to determine the Bluetooth version of a Windows PC

  1. In Run dialogue box (Win+R) type devmgmt.msc

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  1. Double click on Bluetooth. (This will only show if your computer has Bluetooth)

  1. Then double click on your Bluetooth adapter.

  2. Under Advanced tab look into firmware version.

  3. The version of Bluetooth is determined by the 1st digit of LMP. (Link Manager Protocol Version)

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(two different bluetooth adapters as examples)

LMP Version Bluetooth Core Specification
LMP 0 Bluetooth Core Specification 1.0b
LMP 1 Bluetooth Core Specification 1.1
LMP 2 Bluetooth Core Specification 1.2
LMP 3 Bluetooth Core Specification 2.0 + EDR
LMP 4 Bluetooth Core Specification 2.1 + EDR
LMP 5 Bluetooth Core Specification 3.0 + HS
LMP 6 Bluetooth Core Specification 4.0
LMP 7 Bluetooth Core Specification 4.1
LMP 8 Bluetooth Core Specification 4.2
LMP 9 Bluetooth Core Specification 5.0
LMP 10 Bluetooth Core Specification 5.1
LMP 11 Bluetooth Core Specification 5.2
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