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Bluetooth Not Working on iOS 12

“After updating my iPhone with iOS 12, Bluetooth on my iPhone doesn’t work now. How to fix Bluetooth not working on iOS 12 issue?”

With the help of Bluetooth, we can easily transfer data between our phone or iDevices, so many people are using it to transfer photos, videos and other files. But with the release of iOS 12, many people feedback that their Bluetooth not working after updating to iOS 12. Now you can find some solutions here, check below page and try the suitable one to fix your Bluetooth not working issue.

Turn off and on Bluetooth

When there is some bugs with your Bluetooth, it may not work as well, so we can try to refresh it.

Step 1. Open your iPhone, go to Setting--Bluetooth.

Step 2. Now you can see Bluetooth button, turn it off. Then wait for a second, and turn it on, when it’s on, the button will be with green color.



Reset Network Setting

When there is something wrong with our network, it will not work properly as well, so we can reset network setting to have a try.

Step 1. Open your iPhone, go to Setting--General--Reset.

Step 2. Then find and click “Reset Network Setting”.



Step 3. Then reconnect your iPhone with Wifi, and it will ask you to enter Wifi password. When connected with Wifi, try your Bluetooth again.

Forget Bluetooth

Maybe your iPhone just doesn’t connect with Bluetooth well, so you can use the feature “Forget This Device”, then reconnect our iPhone with Bluetooth to have a try.

Step 1. Open your iPhone, go to Setting--Bluetooth.

Step 2. Then click the right icon next to your device name, now you can find option “Forget This Device”, click it and turn off Bluetooth.



Step 3. Then restart your iPhone and turn on Bluetooth again to have a try.

Downgrade iOS 12 to iOS 11

When your iPhone gets many bugs after updating to iOS 12, you can also choose to downgrade your iPhone to iOS 11 to have a try, as your iPhone may not be compatible with iOS 12 well.

For detailed steps, you can refer to below article for reference:

Downgrade to iOS 11 after Updating to iOS 12 Beta

Restore iPhone to Factory Reset

We can also restore our iPhone to factory reset to fix Bluetooth not working issue.

Step 1. Launch iTunes, and connect your iPhone with PC.

Step 2. When it’s recognized, iPhone image icon will show up on iTunes screen, then click Summary, and tap on “Restore iPhone” on the right page.

Step 3. When it pops up message asking you to “Restore” or “Update”, click “Restore”. Then iTunes will restore your iPhone.

Step 4. After doing it, you can restart your iPhone, and you can see a few options, find and click “Set Up as New iPhone”.

Then check if Bluetooth works properly now.

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