Though iPhone 7 and 7 Plus can easily be termed as the best smartphones of the industry, they are not immune to bugs. Some time back, my iPhone 7 suddenly started draining plenty battery and would consume a lot of data. Thanks to some tricks, I could troubleshoot the issues. Today, it was the turn-off Bluetooth problem.
My iPhone didn’t connect to the wireless headphone even after I tried a number of times. Luckily, some of the old tricks came to my rescue. If Bluetooth is not working on your iPhone as well, follow these solutions to resolve the problem.
Tips to Fix Bluetooth Problems on iPhone and iPad in iOS 10 or Later
Reboot Your iPhone
At times, some minor issues are easily fixed by simply rebooting the iPhone. Hence, give this little trick a try.
- Turn off Bluetooth. Go to Settings → Bluetooth and turn it off.
- On your iPhone 7/7 Plus, press and hold down the On/Off button. While still holding the On/Off button, press and hold the volume down button on the left side. Keep holding both the buttons until you see Apple logo on the screen. (On older iPhone, simply press and hold both Home button and On/Off button for about ten seconds.)
- Once your iPhone has restarted, turn on Bluetooth and try to connect with the device.
Forget the Device and Try to Connect It Again
Forget the device and try to connect it again to your iPhone.
Step #1: Launch Settings app → Bluetooth.
Step #2. Tap on the “i” button next to the device you want to forget.
Step #3. Next, you need to tap on Forget This Device and confirm it.
Step #4. Now, reboot your iPhone. Once it has been restarted, try to connected it with the device.
Reset Network Settings
On most occasions, resetting the network to the factory setting has worked for me in fixing the issue.
Step #1. Open Settings app → General → Reset.
Step #2. Tap on Reset Network Settings and confirm it.
Reset All Settings
Try to reset your iPhone to factory settings. Don’t worry; it won’t delete any data or media.
Step #1. Launch Settings app → General → Reset.
Step #2. Tap on Reset All Settings and confirm it.
Update Your iPhone to the Latest Software
- Make sure your iPhone is up-to-date. Go to Settings → General → Software Update and update your iOS device to the latest version.
- If there is no update available, then restore your iPhone as new. Make sure to back up your device before restoring it.