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How to Fix Bluetooth Issues on iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max & 12 Mini

Are you finding it difficult to turn on your Bluetooth on your iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, or even on the iPhone 12 Pro Max? Well, Bluetooth issues are some of the problems many iPhone users will face. Some of them include iPhone 12 Bluetooth not discovering other devices, not connecting to car Bluetooth, or not working entirely.

Well, if you have such issues on your iPhone 12, below we will be showing the working solution to fix that and have Bluetooth back on your idevice.

Before we proceed to the Bluetooth troubleshooting, make sure that the device you are trying to connect the Bluetooth to does not have any fault. To find out, connect it to your Mac, PC, or another device. If it works fine, then the problem is from your iPhone.

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How to Fix iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max Bluetooth Problems

To fix any Bluetooth issues on your iPhone 12 series, follow the methods below.

Method 1: Install Latest iOS 14 Update

It has become a custom for Apple to release a new iOS update anytime their old update has some issues. So if you have not installed the latest iOS 14 update, this is the right time to do that. To install the latest update on your device go to Settings app General > Software Update. Check and tap to update any pending updates.

Method 2: Turn off Bluetooth and Hard Reset Your iPhone 12

This the second solution. All you need to do is to go to Settings > Bluetooth and turn off the Bluetooth toggle. After that, you will now have to hard reset your iPhone 12. To hard reset your iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini, and iPhone 12 Pro Max, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Press and release the Volume Up button.

Step 2: Next, press and release the Volume Down button.

Step 3: Now, Press and hold the Side button (Sleep/Wake button) till you see the Apple logo.

Method 3: Forget Device

If you have been trying to connect the Bluetooth to a particular device and it’s not working. You should try the forget the device option. Go to Settings > Bluetooth and now tap the “i” icon against the device name you want to connect and choose the “Forget This Device” button and tap to confirm.

Method: Reset Network Settings on Your iPhone 12 Pro

This method normally works like magic. Resetting your network settings will fix any connectivity issues on your iPhone 12 Pro device. To reset your network, go to Settings and navigate to General > Reset and tap on the Reset Network Settings. You will need to enter your passcode and confirm the action.

After that, allow your iPhone to reboot and then try connecting the Bluetooth again and see what happens this time. Hopefully, it will connect this time around.

Restore your iPhone 12 Mini through DFU Mode

If none of the methods works, then it’s time to restore your iPhone and set it up as a new phone. Before performing this restore, make sure you back your files and important data. Note that restoring your device will wipe everything on the phone and then you will have to set it as a new phone.

How to restore iPhone in DFU Mode

This method seems to be the last resolution and if it does not work, then it’s time to contact Apple for support. We believe your iPhone 12 Pro Max still has a warranty so Apple support will fix it for free. You can easily book an appointment with Apple.

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James T.

James, Editor-in-Chief of the leading technology blog TechyLoud, is a smartphone aficionado turned tech guru. With over a decade in the industry, he deciphers complex technology into easy how-tos. Known for his keen insights, James is dedicated to helping readers navigate the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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