Fix iPhone Xr Won’t Pair or Connect to Bluetooth Accessories: Connection unsuccessful [in 4 minutes]

Bluetooth issues fixed on iPhone

iPhone Xr can’t connect to bluetooth is a common issue nowadays. If you are setup bluetooth connection in the right way then you will successfully connect in anyhow. In case you failed to connect bluetooth from iPhone XR, Follow below tips and get fixed as soon as possible. Most common people are getting Bluetooth Problem on iPhone XR with Car Play, Car Stereo or Home device.

Like AirDrop and Wi-Fi Bluetooth is very helpful in sharing data and in playing music too. But this functions sometimes irritates by showing multiple errors while sharing data or connecting to any other device. In order to get rid of Bluetooth not working in iPhone XR permanently, you have to read this article accurately.

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All the troubleshoots are tried before by me, and eventually, it worked for me. Therefore I am sharing with you to fix iPhone XR Bluetooth issues.

First, know your iPhone name, after that you are connecting and requesting your iPhone. Because most of the iPhone devices keep the default name (iPhone). Otherwise change iPhone name first and re-scan to connect your iPhone only.

Bluetooth issues fixed on iPhone

5 Fixes for iPhone XR cannot connect to Bluetooth accessories

Way 1: Make sure that iPhone XR and Bluetooth device is close

Connection unsuccessful Popup after a long wait,

  • Check, Bluetooth device is turned off
  • A device is far away from you
  • A device is already paired with other iOS or Smartphone
  • Also, Check in iOS 12 or later Devices, Turn/ Turn off USB accessories restricted mode for the security.

iPhone XR bluetooth connection unsuccessful

Bluetooth not working iPhone XR? Then the problem might be with the distance. If you have put the Bluetooth device far from iPhone XR, then Bluetooth won’t pair in iPhone XR. So bring close the iPhone XR as well as the Bluetooth device and then try to connect them.

Bluetooth device already connected with other smartphone or Desktop.

iPhone’s Bluetooth not showing in Carplay, Recommend restarting your iPhone XR. (Press and Hold side button + Volume up button until you see slide to power off) and turn on using side button only.

Way 2: Toggle Off/On the Bluetooth

If the Bluetooth device and iPhone XR are close enough and still Bluetooth won’t pair? Don’t worry, try this quick trick to fix Bluetooth issue in iPhone XR. To restart Bluetooth in another device you can power it off for a minute and then turn that device on. Else unplug the power connection and plug it again. For iPhone Xr,

Step #1: Launch “Settings”.

Step #2: Tap “Bluetooth”.

Step #3: Toggle the switch off next to Bluetooth.

After force closing the Settings app, again follow the same steps to turn the Bluetooth on.

Way 3: Unpair & Pair the Bluetooth accessory with iPhone XR

Before re-pairing the Bluetooth device you have to unpair the device from iPhone XR. To do so,

Step #1: Navigate to the “Settings” app.

Step #2: Tap “Bluetooth”.

Step #3: Select “My Devices”.

Step #4: On the list tap on the (i) next to the device that you want to unpair.

Step #5: Tap “Forget This Device”.

Way 4: Reset Network Settings

When I was finding the solutions to fix Bluetooth not working in iPhone XR, one unexpected trick has come to my screen. It was all about that you can fix the Bluetooth won’t pair iPhone XR by resetting network settings. So I would like to share with you too. If you are performing Reset Network Settings on iPhone XR, all the VPNs, APNs, Wi-Fi passwords will be removed, take note of this.

Step #1: Go to “Settings”.

Step #2: Tap “General”.

Step #3: Next, select “Reset”.

Step #4: Lastly, tap “Reset Network Settings”.

Step #5: A prompt will ask you to enter the passcode of your device, enter it.

Way 5: Force Reboot iPhone and Bluetooth device

Now give your iPhone XR a fresh restart by closing all the applications and system processor. The load from the processor will be taken away once you restart iPhone as all the temporary files will be deleted after restart. Same is applicable for Bluetooth device.

To force restart iPhone XR,

Step #1: Quickly press and release the Volume Up button.

Step #2: Quickly press and release the Volume Down button.

Step #3: Press and hold down the Side button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

Get more about Force Restart iPhone Learn with picture and video.

To force restart Bluetooth device

Simply unplug the Bluetooth accessory or press the Power button to restart the device. Else you can refer the manual of that Bluetooth device to know how to force restart it.

Way 6: Restore iPhone and set up as new

Backup your iPhone in iTunes and Restore after erasing your iPhone to factory settings.

We don’t have any solution left to fix Bluetooth not working in iPhone XR. So this time we have to take hard action to bring your Bluetooth back in function. Before restoring the iPhone please take backup of your device, because the device will be wiped out entirely.

Step #1: Go to “Settings”.

Step #2: Tap “General”.

Step #3: Select “Reset” and then tap “Erase All Contents & Settings”.

That’s it!

Now connect your iPhone and Setup new iPhone using iTunes with restoring the old latest backup.

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Wrap up!

Bluetooth is not too much secure like Apple ID. We can fix all the problem after software work. Sometimes people are failed to fix it Because there is a hardware problem. Book your appointment on the apple store and get a positive solution regarding this issue.

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