After six betas, Apple finally rolled out updates for iOS 10.3.3 with security enhancements and bug fixes in July 19. It’s easy to see Apple focuses on improving the stability of iOS before the release of iOS 11. However, there are still a part of users came across iOS installing error during update process or got unexpected iOS 10.3 issues after system update. And among these issues, iOS 10 Bluetooth issues deserve some attention.
Hmmmy iPhone updated to iOS 10.3 on Tuesday and since then Bluetooth performance has been awful…
— Rich Steward (@Zio_Excel) April 13, 2017
iPhone Bluetooth issues come over and over again after iOS update. Unsurprisingly, after updating to iOS 10.3.3 or iOS 10.3.2, some users also encountered Bluetooth problems with their iPhone. For example, iPhone 7 Bluetooth keeps disconnecting from car/headset/fitness tracker, or iPhone Bluetooth not discovering devices.
How fix these iOS 10.3.2/iOS 10.3.3 Bluetooth issues with iPhone 7/6s/SE/6/5s? Here are 5 potential fixes you can try.
5 Solutions to Fix iOS 10.3.2/10.3.3 Bluetooth Issues
First of all, please ensure that there is nothing wrong with the Bluetooth car stereo systems or accessories. Then, keep reading on this article to learn how to fix iPhone Bluetooth not working in iOS 10.3.2/10.3.3.
1. Turn off Bluetooth and restart your iPhone
You can turn off Bluetooth from Control Center, or through going to Settings > Bluetooth and toggling Bluetooth off.
Next, restart your iPhone: long press the power button until the red slider appears > drag the slider to turn off your iPhone > press and hold the power button until you see the Apple logo.
Finally, turn on iPhone Bluetooth again.
2. Forget Bluetooth device and re-pair with your iPhone
Also, you can forget the device and then reconnect it with your iPhone with following steps:
- Go to Settings > Bluetooth.
- Tap the “i” icon next to the device name and tap “Forget This Device”.
- Pair your iPhone with the device again.
3. Reset networking settings on your iPhone
Before resetting your iPhone network settings, please bear in mind that it will erase your Wi-Fi networks and passwords, cellular setting, and VPN and APN settings you’ve used before.
To reset iPhone networking settings, go to Settings app, choose General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
4. Restore your iPhone
In addition, you can also restore your iPhone with iTunes or with iCloud to factory settings to troubleshot iOS 10.3.3 Bluetooth issues. This method can erase the problematic settings on your iPhone. As this method will remove all the data from your iPhone, please don’t forget to backup your iPhone before preform a restoration.
5. Contact Apple Support for help
If none of above solutions works, the last resort is to contact Apple Support Team for help. If necessary, you might need to send your iPhone to Apple Repair Center.
It is reported that some iPhone users also faced Bluetooth issues after updating to iOS 11 beta. Do you have any iOS 11 Bluetooth issue with your iPhone or iPad? Share with us in the comment.