How to Enable and Disable AVCTP Service in Windows 11/10

Ways to disable and enable AVCTP Service in Windows 10 and 11.

AVCTP Service

AVCTP is meant for Audio Video Control Transport Protocol and associated with Bluetooth. This is a service useful for BT headsets and other networked peripherals and it was introduced in Windows 10 1803. The service carries commands and response messages for managing Audio Video features in compatible devices. It is available in Service’s list so you can manually start, stop, pause, and resume AVCTP service. Sometimes, you may encounter an error BthAvctpSvc service has failed to start when it cannot be begun.

Similar to other, you are able to Enable and Disable BthAvctpSvc Service in Windows 11 and 10 easily. The console allows to configure BthAvctpSvc to affect Bluetooth devices on your computer. You can see an article – 5 Ways to Manage Services in Windows 10. Now, follow the method –

Enable and Disable AVCTP Service in Windows 10 and 11

Here is How to Enable and Disable AVCTP Service in Windows 11/10 –

  1. Click the – Search icon.
  2. Type – services.
  3. Press – Enter.
How to Enable and Disable AVCTP Service in Windows 11 or 10
  1. Once the Services console appears, find AVCTP Service in the Name column.
  2. Double click on this one.
  3. To enable – Click the Startup type dropdown and select – Automatic.
  4. Under Services status, click the Start button.
Enable AVCTP Service
  1. To disable – Click the Startup type and select – Manual.
  2. Finally, under Services status, click the Stop button.
Disable AVCTP Service
  1. Close the console and the changes will be effective.

That’s all!!!

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Topics:  Windows 10
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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.