This year, Apple announced three new iPhone models, including iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Apple’s new iPhone models offer smooth and fast performance, ranging from playing games to watching high-resolution videos. However, there are exceptions to everything.
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X have their own problems that may ruin your daily. A lot of users have reported that they are having problems connecting their new iPhones to Bluetooth devices.
If you happen to be one of those users who have been affected by the issue, we are here to help. Before trying to do something, make sure you are now running the latest version of iOS. To check for updates, head to Settings > General > Software Update and install any available updates. If nothing changes, make sure you read on.
How to fix iPhone 8/8Plus and iPhone X Bluetooth problems
Turn off Bluetooth and hard reset
If the problem still persists, try turning off Bluetooth and then hard reset your device. To turn off Bluetooth on your device, head to Settings > Bluetooth and turn off the switch. Once you are done, hard reset your device. Before moving ahead, note that the method used to force reboot iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X is quite different than pass iPhone models. Here is how.
Step one: Press and release the Volume Up button and then press and release the Volume Down button
Step two: Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo. Once you are done, turn on Bluetooth again to see if the problem is fixed.
Forget your connected device
If you still cannot connect your iPhone to your Bluetooth device, try forgetting it and then try re-connecting. To do this, you can follow our steps below.
Step one: Launch Settings from your home screen and then head to Bluetooth
Step two: Once you are in, hit the “i” next to the device you wish to disconnect and then hit Forget This Device
Step three: Now just simply re-connect your iPhone or iPad with your Bluetooth device.
Reset network settings
Resetting network settings may help fix the issue, but doing this will remove all your login details and Wi-Fi passwords. Here is how.
Step one: Launch the Settings app and then tap on General
Step two: Hit Reset and then tap Reset Network Settings
Step three: Enter your password to confirm and confirm your action.
Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.