How to Fix Bluetooth Pairing Issue on iPhone 12

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Bluetooth is one of the necessary elements when comes to smartphones. We use Bluetooth in our daily life like while driving, we connect it to our vehicle, etc. Bluetooth is great when it works but it is often frustrating when there are issues pairing devices. Here in this article, we are going to discuss a few methods which can be used to fix the Bluetooth Pairing Issue on iPhone 12.

Before you start to troubleshoot, a basic understanding of Bluetooth terminology and what the terms mean with regard to the devices that use it’s helpful. A Bluetooth device, like your iPhone, that appears for remote devices is in an “inquiring” mode. a tool that’s waiting to be found, sort of a Bluetooth headset, is in “discoverable” mode. during this mode, the device is just expecting the iPhone to connect and to exchange security information, which is known as “pairing.” it’s important to know what these terms mean since they’re commonly utilized within the documentation but sometimes not explained completely.

Fix Bluetooth Pairing Issue on iPhone 12

Bluetooth Pairing Issue on iPhone 12

Restart Your iPhone 12

Restarting/rebooting is the ultimate solution for many of the problems. A normal user does it quite often. And even it is technically right too, on restarting, the system terminates all the on-going processes, and it gives a fresh start to the system.

Although most of you already know how to restart/reboot your iPhone 12, nevertheless we are writing down the right method to do so, in case you have any doubts and confusion:

  • Press and hold the side button and volume down button simultaneously.
  • You can release the buttons when you see a ‘Slide to Power off’ bar.
  • Now, slide the bar to turn off your iPhone.
  • Now, wait for a few moments and then finally press the side button to power it up.

Troubleshoot Bluetooth Connections

Toggle Bluetooth ON/OFF

The easiest way to toggle Bluetooth is from the control center. Follow the below steps to toggle Bluetooth ON/OFF:

  • Touch and swipe down anywhere from the home screen.
  • Now, tap on the Bluetooth logo until it turns grey.
  • Now, wait for a few moments.
  • Finally, again follow the above steps to turn Bluetooth ON.

Remove and Connect to Bluetooth Device

  • Open the Settings app from the home screen.
  • Then navigate to Bluetooth.
  • Now, check whether your Bluetooth device is connected or not.
  • If already connected, then tap on the ‘i’ bubble.
  • Now, tap on ‘Forget This Device’ to remove/unpair it.
  • Then, restart your device.
  • After restarting, again follow the above steps to open Bluetooth settings.
  • And then try to connect to the Bluetooth device.

Change iPhone’s Bluetooth Name

  • Open the Settings app from the home screen.
  • Then navigate to General settings.
  • Now, tap on About.
  • And then finally tap in Name.
  • And rename it.

Toggle Airplane Mode

You can also use the Airplane mode on your iPhone 12 lineup devices in order to fix any minor Bluetooth issue.

  • Touch and swipe down anywhere from the home screen.
  • Now, tap on the Airplane logo until it turns blue.
  • Now, wait for a few moments.
  • Finally, again follow the above steps to turn Airplane OFF.

Reset Network Settings

Well, if the above methods aren’t working in your case then most probably there might be some issues with your system settings. In this method, we are going to reset all system settings to default. To do so, follow the following steps carefully:

  • Open the Settings app from the app drawer.
  • Then navigate to General Settings.
  • Now, scroll down till the end and select the Reset option.
  • The reset window will be opened, now, tap in the first settings that say ‘Reset All Settings’.
  • Then you will be prompted to enter your passcode.
  • After successfully entering the passcode, another confirmatory prompt will appear with two buttons, ‘Cancel’ and ‘Reset’.
  • Tap on the Reset button and you are good to go.

Update to Latest iOS Version

If none of the above methods worked, then there is a possibility that your iPhone’s OS isn’t updated. So, update the iPhone to the latest iOS version to resolve the issue. To update follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open the Settings app from the home screen.
  • Then navigate to General Settings.
  • Now tap on the Software Update option.
  • If there is an update available, follow the onscreen instructions to install the updates on your iPhone.

Factory Reset

  • Open the Settings app from the app drawer.
  • Then navigate to General settings.
  • Now, scroll down till the end and select the Reset option.
  • The reset window will be opened, now, tap in the settings that says ‘Erase All Content and Settings.
  • Then you will be prompted to enter your passcode.
  • Finally, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the factory reset process.

Visit Apple Care

 If a factory reset won’t help in fixing your issue, visit your local Apple Store or Service Center so a qualified technician can examine the hardware. If needed, they may send it in for repair or replacement.

Conclusion

That was it, you have successfully learned how to Fix the Bluetooth Pairing Issue on iPhone 12. If you are facing any other kind of issues or you need another guide, then make sure to check our dedicated Apple iPhone 12 Troubleshooting Guide, we have covered quite a few numbers of tutorials and troubleshooting guides.

We hope you liked the article and found it useful. Feel free to send it to your loved ones if they need it. If you have any more queries, please comment it down below, we would be more than happy to help you out.

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Shekhar Vaidya
Shekhar Vaidya
Shekhar Vaidya is a Blogger, a Web Developer, a CSE UG and a learner who’s learning about CS and programming. Being an introvert, he loves to write tech content instead of discussing it with others in an open stage. If he isn't writing about tech or programming, then most probably you will find him sleeping.

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