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I have problem with my bluetooth

6544 Views 27 Replies Latest reply: Sep 28, 2012 9:15 AM by jbtata RSS
  • Dave Chaney Calculating status...
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    May 17, 2012 3:44 PM (in response to stuartfrombur)

    I have the very same problems in holding a connection with a Nissan Altima 2011, hands free. The old Moto Razor worked great, no problems. Just gota iPhone4 (ios 5.1.1) The thing just does not hold a connection. . .AND I believe that it has somthing to do with the OS. Apple just needs to address the issue!

  • Fatt Kidd Calculating status...

    just happened to me today for the first time

  • Fred319 Calculating status...
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    May 20, 2012 2:57 AM (in response to juanfromnew york)

    I have just set up my first iphone and it won't connect to my macbook or the bluetooth in my car which are both new this year. Very disappointed with this phone and am going straight back to Nokia.

    Also it keeps losing signal in areas I have never had problems before.

  • dannybusi Calculating status...
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    May 21, 2012 12:04 PM (in response to Dave Chaney)

    Hi everybody, i'm writing from italy, sorry for my english.

    i've had this problems: my iphone 4s didn't find any other iphone, bluetooth device or car stero.

    my phone was always searching any device but never find one of it. i read many people's have this problems and i spent some day's for find a solution and only now i have!

    is very simple, with the BT on you have to switch on the personal hotspot, and surprise! now you can find the device.

    Since you have found for the first time the BT device you don't have to do this procedure again. just turn on you BT on your phone.

    I hope to help person have the same problem, without spending too much time for find a solution.

    Greatings from Italy!

  • DilysfromSeatoun Calculating status...
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    May 24, 2012 7:08 PM (in response to Dave Durham)



    Yes I had success. Juts followed the manual very carefully in the Bluetooth Telephone section..I have a 2011 Citroen DS3 and a new iphone4. Took a while, but it works well.

  • Lightenh Calculating status...
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    May 25, 2012 7:42 AM (in response to juanfromnew york)

    As I had post, I have the same issue:if I power off and on my headset, I have to go to setting -> Bluetooth to reconnect (accept the connecting from headset even the headset had been connected before). Otherwise , the connection wii reject by iPhone. The weird thing is if I power off and on iPhone, the reconnection is always good. iPhone does not reject the connecting and I do not need manually involve.

    My Sony, motorola and Nokia do not have this issue. iPhone *****!

  • Johnny2theB Calculating status...
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    Jun 4, 2012 8:02 PM (in response to Kandy Miller)

    Did you ever get an answer to your Bluetooth issue?  I'm having the EXACT same problem.  Very frustrating for a number of reasons including apps that sync to the Mac via bluetooth.

  • PAISLEYSAINT Calculating status...
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    Jun 6, 2012 12:23 PM (in response to stuartfrombur)

    THink I will be going to android too !




    I have a THB Bury car phone cradle specific to the iPhone 4 which was working fine until I updated to iOS 5.1.1 - my phone will no longer pair with it or recognise it or any other Bluetooth device !


    I carried out a full reset and relaunched the phone as if it were new - no success


    I took the phone to the appple store and one of the Geniuses looked at it for me. He told me it was not designed to 'discover' other BT devices after he paired it with his MacBook but could not pair the devices in the opposite direction - i.e my phone to the MacBook. I thought this strange that the premier smart phone on the market should not have this function especially when it previously worked well.


    He also carried out a full reset which is deeper than the one you can do at home - no success.


    The genius would not accept that this was a fault and claimed not to be aware of any issues but offered to have it repaired for around £116 !!!


    Incidentally my phone is just outside its  warranty and his phone would not pair up either when I asked him to check.


    THis is useless to me !! I understand Apple don't want to support BT function that allows it customers to send files between devices but come on ! My £90 BT car cradle kit is now useless and cannot be paired via my iPhone.


    I now really have to consider using a smart phone that will work.


    I love apple stuff and currently own no less than four different devices and was considering a new mac but not now. I feel let down by apple.


    DIssapointed !:-(

    iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1
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  • devinmartinez Calculating status...
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    Jun 7, 2012 10:44 PM (in response to Dave Chaney)

    APPLE step it up!  Take care of the iOS 5.1.1 & Nissan bluetooth on/off issue.  I called Nissan and they pointed to Apple, Apple points to Nissan. ENOUGH!  Apple, HELP US!

  • Apple covert Calculating status...
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    Jun 8, 2012 3:01 PM (in response to devinmartinez)

    I have the same issue with the Subaru Blueconnect hansfree in my Legacy.  IPhone continually searches for a connection.  IPhone goes back tomorrow if this is a permanent issue with the latest 5.1.1 release.

  • PAISLEYSAINT Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jun 9, 2012 12:46 AM (in response to devinmartinez)

    I cant see apple sorting this out soon (or ever) - they just dont seem to care !


    This makes me pretty angry to hear !


    My phone kit is aftermarket but to have a situation where your whole car is not compatible with your phone is ridicluous !!


    Especially when the police write you tickets and fine you for using your phone whilst driving.



  • Apple covert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jun 9, 2012 2:10 PM (in response to Apple covert)

    Great news for me anyway.  My bluetooth issues have been resolved and my Subaru is now connected to the world.

  • jbtata Calculating status...
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    Sep 28, 2012 9:15 AM (in response to juanfromnew york)

    Bluetooth pairing worked just fine in my car (Audi) until I updated to iOS6. Contacted Apple support, they wanted to charge me to fix the problem. When I asked if they really could fix it (since all support forums indicated otherwise), they told me to go to Audi and get the car's Bluetooth software updated. I went to Audi, they told me they had no software available. Apparently Apple charges for every update car makers would need to make in order for the system to work. If this is true, then shame on Apple.

    If the Bluetooth compatibility/pairing doesn't get fixed then I will be out looking for an alternative phone.

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