Why is my Apple Watch not Pairing with My Headphones? Is Your Apple Watch can’t connect Bluetooth Accessories?

Is Your Apple Watch can’t connect to Bluetooth Accessories? Why Apple Watch won't pair with headphones? Get a solution from this tutorial.

in this article, I’ll guide you on how to fix Apple Watch not finding Bluetooth devices as well as not pairing Bt devices. Apple hot-selling Apple wireless AirPods and Apple Watch bluetooth Headphones are close Apple Watch Bluetooth accessories.  Apple Watch Series 6 shipping with built-in Bluetooth 5.0 version and has ranged around 40 to 50 feet. Thus, Apple Watch can do many pretty cool things, among all one of is very easy to connect a wireless Bluetooth headset to listen to music on the go.

For that, you have to do pairing bluetooth device to Apple Watch. At a glance, it is straightforward to connect, but sometimes due to inappropriate settings or after a software update, Apple Watch can’t connect Bluetooth headphones or other accessories.

Even I also found such issue and my Apple Watch didn’t discover My Apple Airpods when I’m trying to connect. I followed bottom given Clues to fix and got success.

Occasionally, people go on Apple authorized store or contact Bluetooth Accessories maker and report the problems. But before going to any other ways. We recommend you specific troubleshooting to fix Apple Watch Bluetooth connection unsuccessful/ failed.

Get rid of your Apple Watch don’t connect Bluetooth Accessories

Solution #1. Clear Your Apple Watch Airplane mode Turned Off

Apple Watch series 2 Airplane mode turn on turn off

Airplane mode prevents to use Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on Apple Watch. So guys, whenever you are getting bluetooth grayed out/ not appear or won’t connect the headphone to Apple Watch. Then please confirm you turned Off Airplane mode on Apple Watch.

In short, must not be orange color Airplane icon on the Apple watch iWatch face. [On your Apple Watch – Tap on SettingsAirplane Mode → Disable Airplane toggle]

Furthermore, right now latest WatchOS is watchOS 8, so make sure your Apple Watch is supported with watchOS 8 and it’s updated.

Solution #2. Bluetooth device must be charged and in turned on Mode  

Do you confirm that your Bluetooth accessories battery is fully charged and turned ON the situation?  Because, while your Apple Watch is discovering/ Spinning wheel to find the device at that time Accessories not found. Hence, you should clear Bluetooth device has enough Power juice. Some best examples are Apple AirPods, Bluetooth headphone, and Bluetooth health devices.

Even above both solutions perfect in your matter. Nevertheless, your iWatch not discovering Bluetooth then go down and keep continue.

Apple Watch can’t connect Bluetooth Accessories

Solution #3. BT Accessories Appear but won’t connect to Apple Watch

Just your Apple Watch found Bluetooth Accessories under the Bluetooth settings glance, but it couldn’t pair.  Please Un-pair (follow the process to forget device) it from Apple Watch and reconnect the wireless device to Apple Watch back.

In a rare case, if you need more assistance to pair your Bluetooth headphone, AirPods or any other compatibles Bluetooth accessories with your Apple iWatch,

Solution #4. Why My Apple Watch won’t detect Bluetooth headphones or any other devices

You should Unpair your BT headphones from your iPhone or Android or any other device that they may already be paired with. then go with the bottom steps:-

Restart Your Apple Watch :

To restart your Apple Watch – Press and Hold side button till the slide to turn off screen appears. then slide to the right from left and make AW off. Here’s Apple Document

Again press on the Side button to Turn Apple Watch ON. this clue does work in major case. hope this worked for you.

Kindly Try to moving your Apple Watch and BT headphones to a different place or location, further away from any other active Bluetooth devices. And try to put your BT accessories into discovering mode and then attempt to pair with Apple Watch.

in advance trick,
Enable Airplane Mode on your Apple Watch and then wait for 15 seconds
then disable Airplane Mode on your AW and re-connect your Bluetooth device.

None of the above solutions worked, don’t worry,  read instructions manual comes with the device,


Apple Watch won’t connect to BT device then you must contact the Bluetooth Accessory manufacturer.

Look on this list of top Apple Watch power banks and to enjoying Music playlist without your Apple iPhone.

Hey guys, what way is your success to fix Apple Watch won’t connect wireless bluetooth headphone or other devices?

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood is a journalist based in Ohio who specializes in covering Apple and technology trends. With a varied experience in reporting on public safety, government, and education, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, providing readers with a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. If you need to contact me, you can reach me at karlywood.ohio@gmail.com or through (Facebook)