How to solve problems with Bluetooth in iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Some users of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are complaining the Bluetooth network. Problems arise connecting to wireless headphones and speakers, as well as automotive systems. At the same time, some users have reported that sound works with interrupts, while others complain of problems in the calls through your car speakers.

IOS 10.1.1, which was hope, not to restore the Bluetooth. Is it possible to solve the problem? Before to do something, you should pay attention to one fact: some car models have not yet received full support for iOS 10, so the manifested failures can be the consequence of defects automakers.

1. Disable Bluetooth and reboot iPhone 7

The easiest way to solve the problem is to turn off Bluetooth and reboot iPhone 7.

  • Go to “Settings” > “Bluetooth” and disable the option.
  • Hold down simultaneously the Power button and volume down to turn off the device. Wait until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
  • After downloading the gadget activate Bluetooth.
  • It is possible that this will restore the stable operation of the Bluetooth. If that doesn’t work, go ahead.

    2. “Forget” the problematic accessory

  • Go to “Settings” > “Bluetooth”.
  • Find the device that encountered problems.
  • Tap “i” next to the name of the gadget.
  • Click on the “Forget this device”.
  • Confirm the action.
  • Now we need to re-configure the pairing with the device.
  • If this does not work, proceed to the next stage.

    3. Reset network settings

  • Select menu “Settings” > “General” > “Reset”.
  • Tap on “Reset network settings”.
  • Confirm the action – reset all the network settings.
  • Wait for reboot and try again to connect via Bluetooth.
  • 4. Restore iPhone 7

    If reset network settings does not help, you need to perform the operation to return the iPhone 7 initial state – reset operating system. To clean the mobile device through iTunes or the OS itself. In the latter case, you need to go to Settings –> General –> Reset. Here are available different options for “reset” of the system. More about this can be found here.

    5. To wait for iOS 10.2

    If the problem persists, the easiest option is to wait for the patch. The release of iOS 10.2, which should solve the problem with Bluetooth, is expected before the end of the month.

    6. Repair

    If none of the above methods did not help, perhaps we are talking about a hardware defect. Most likely, the problem is specific to Bluetooth. To determine the specific problem, you need to contact Apple for support and maintenance of iPhone or to the nearest service center, where specialists will perform diagnostics and repair of the device.

    Clifton Nichols

    Clifton Nichols

    Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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