After updating iOS 14, the Bluetooth not working on iPhone and iPad? Read on this post to get some quick tips to fix the common Bluetooth issues in iOS 14.
The iOS 14 comes to users, it’s powerful and said to be the fastest iOS ever released by Apple, which fixes some bugs that happened before. However there is no update that is perfect, and no one can promise you everything could be good even after your device is garbed the new iOS 14 update.
We previously showed you the possible message problems, iPhone no service, Siri problems you may meet after iOS update, and many iPhone 12 users or other iPhone models running iOS 14 have reported Bluetooth issues, like keeps disconnecting, cutting out suddenly, etc. Here we will talk about the common iPhone/iPad Bluetooth issues you may meet after iOS update, and tell some tips to fix the iPhone/iPad Bluetooth not working issue with ease.
In the beginning, Bluetooth may just work well on your iPhone/iPad. But after upgrading to iOS 14, some unexpected problems may occur. Issues like broken Bluetooth connections, failed Bluetooth pairing, and Bluetooth audio in the car are frequently reported. We summarize the Bluetooth issues you may encounter.
iOS 14.3 was released on Dec. 14, 2020, and Apple said it will fix Bluetooth could be unavailable in settings and more issues. So if you’ve ever met a problem like that, try to update to the latest iOS 14.3 and check if the Bluetooth problem was fixed. If some other issues still exist, please keep reading and find the solutions for you.
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We’ve listed the most common Bluetooth issues on your iPhone or iPad that you may meet after iOS 14 upgrade. In the following, we will walk you through the potential solutions to make Bluetooth workable again on your iPhone or iPad. Firstly, here are some basic tips to you can have a try:
Make sure that you have the latest version of all the software on your iPhone or iPad. The outdated software would cause some compliable issues.
To update the software on your iPhone: Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
If the above two solutions fail to work, then trying to turn off and back on the Bluetooth setting on your iPhone or iPad.
Disconnect the current problematic device, and re-pair it again to see whether the problem has been solved.
If this method also doesn’t work, you can try to forget the currently connected device completely, and then re-pair: Settings > Bluetooth > Choose the device you are having issues with > Tap on the info button next to the device > Tap on Forget This Device.
Reset network settings on iPhone or iPad will reset all the network settings you used before, including Bluetooth settings, Wi-Fi networks and passwords, cellular settings, and VPN and APN settings, etc. Follow the below steps to reset your network settings: Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
Now if the above solutions didn’t work, you need to check whether your iPhone Bluetooth works. So a good way to check whether the Bluetooth issue is caused by the iPhone or the accessory is trying to pair the Bluetooth device to another iPhone. If it’s successful to pair with another iPhone, it means that the issue lies with your iPhone. Then it’s time to try the next solution to fix the possible iOS system problems.
Here is a professional iOS system recovery tool that can help you to fix the most iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/tvOS issues. This tool is named AnyFix – iOS System Recovery. It’s designed to deal with iOS/iPadOS/tvOS problems in any sceneries. With any fix, you can fix many iOS devices stuck on issues, disabled, won’t charge or turn on/off, etc.
So, AnyFix is possible to get your iPhone Bluetooth back to normal. Just follow the steps below to do:
Step 1: Get the latest version of AnyFix – iOS System Recovery. Launch it on your computer > Choose System Repair from the home page. Don’t forget to connect your iPhone with the computer.
Step 2: Choose 50+ iPhone problems from the interface below > Tap on Start Now button.
Step 3: Select a mode to repair your iPhone. To get the highest success rate, AnyFix provides you three modes based on different situations. Here we take Standard Repair as an example, which is the top choice to fix the most common system issues and no data will be erased. Choose it and tap the button to continue.
Step 4: Then AnyFix will detect your device > Tap on the Download button to add a matching firmware on your computer. Once the downloading finished, click Fix Now. (If your iPhone didn’t enter recovery mode, you need to put it into recovery mode before repairing)
Step 5: Then it will start repairing automatically. Once the repair process completed, you will see a completed page.
If all the above methods don’t help, then the last solution you can try is to restore your iPhone with iTunes. But you must clear that restoring with iTunes requires you to erase all previous data on your device, and these erased files can’t be recovered anymore. So, before trying this solution, you’d better make a full backup of your phone.
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The above are some Bluetooth issues on iPhone running iOS 14 and the potential solutions to fix them. No matter what iOS devices you are using, whether the iPhone or the new iPhone, you can have a try.
If you are suffering from some new Bluetooth issue or have some useful ideas, please share with us in the Comment Section. For more new iOS update problems, please refer to The Most Common iOS Update Problems.
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