Handling Bluetooth “dropouts” on Chrome OS

A handy script to easily reset the Bluetooth controller on Chromebook devices

I love my Chromebook, a Lenovo X131e.

I also love my Bluetooth mouse.

I do NOT love when the Bluetooth controller becomes inoperable on my Chromebook, preventing the use of my mouse (and any other Bluetooth devices, as well).

It seems that, sometimes, the Bluetooth controller “hard locks”; typically, the only way to recover from this scenario would be a total reboot. A full reboot is quite a pain, especially while working with a lot of open windows/tabs.

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