Do you have iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth problems after the iOS14 Update Although the iOS 14 update may have caused Bluetooth issues on iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth, there are many possible causes? Here are some tips, tricks, and solutions to help your iPhone 12 Pro with iOS 14 or iOS 14.5.
Common Bluetooth issues that iPhone 12 Pro users report after updating to iOS 14 include:
- Bluetooth is not available or cannot connect to the Bluetooth accessory/car audio
- Crackling sound
- The Bluetooth accessory is not visible
- When connected to Car Bluetooth or AirPods, you may experience skipping and stuttering in music tracks
First, make sure that your iPhone 12 Pro is the problem and not the Bluetooth accessory. Try connecting the accessory to your Mac, PC, or other device and seeing if it works.
How to fix iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth issues in iOS 14 – iOS14.5
Here are some solutions to problems with the iPhone 12 Pro running iOS 14.
1. 1. Install the latest iOS update
You should wait until iOS 14 to get a new point release from Apple. This will allow you to determine if the update fixes your iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth Not Working issue. It’s quite common for major OS builds to have issues. Companies tend to release an update shortly afterward to address any reported problems.
iPhone 12 Pro battery-drain issues were present in the first iOS 14 releases, including iOS 14.1 or iOS 14.2. These issues led to heavy battery drain in many iPhone 12 Pro users. Apple has since fixed the idle iPhone 12 Pro battery drain issue with iOS 14.3 and iOS 14.4 updates.
2. Turn off Bluetooth and Force Reboot
If you have issues with Apple iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth, the first thing you should do is turn off Bluetooth and reset your iPhone.
By opening the Settings app and navigating to Bluetooth, you can turn off Bluetooth.
Press and release quickly the Volume Up button. Next, quickly press and release Volume Down. Next, quickly press and release the Volume Down button.
Connect to your device now. Try the following solution if you still have iPhone 12 pro-Bluetooth issues.
3. Forget Device
If you are still having problems with your iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth, you can reset the device from Settings and then reconnect.
- Start the Settings app and navigate to Bluetooth.
- Tap the “i” icon next to the device name that you are having trouble connecting.
- Click on the button “Forget This Device” to confirm your action.
- Pair your iPhone with it again and check if the problem has been resolved.
This solution will fix problems such as skipping, stopping or stuttering when you play music in your car via Bluetooth.
4. Reset Network Settings
You can also reset your network settings if none of these solutions solve your iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth issues. This will have the side effect that your Wi-Fi settings are also cleared. You might need to reconnect Wi-Fi networks again and set up a VPN.
Here are the steps to reset your network settings
- Start the Settings app, and navigate to General > Reset
- Tap Reset Network Settings
- If you already have a passcode, you will be asked to enter it.
- In the popup confirm your action
The iPhone will restart. After it restarts, pair the device with your computer again. Move on to the next step if Bluetooth problems persist with your iPhone 12 Pro.
5. Restore and Setup as new iPhone
Although this isn’t ideal, if you still have problems with your iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth pairing, you can restore it via iTunes or Finder macOS Catalina/Big Sur to make it work again. You can start over and remove any potentially problematic settings and customizations.
6. Visit an Apple Store
If you still have an iPhone 12 Pro Bluetooth issue despite following all the steps, you may want to visit your local Apple Store to resolve any hardware-related issues. It is possible that your iPhone has a hardware problem if you are experiencing Bluetooth issues with iOS 13 and iOS 14 issues.
Did you experience Bluetooth problems after updating your iPhone 12 Pro from iOS 14 – iOS 14.5 to iOS 14? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments section.