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iOS 6 Bluetooth problems

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  • Paulinho_ Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jun 4, 2013 4:33 PM (in response to Stevo14896)

    There's no question there's issues with iOS Bluetooth. I don't care what anyone says or how many updates to Bluetooth devices are done.

    Right now I have 2 Bluetooth devices shown on my iPhone. An iPad and a headset, neither of which the 'forget this device' button is working for. I can try and try and reboot and try, maybe one in 50 times it will work. The headset will sometimes connect rarely does. It will work when I first pair it but I need to forget it before I can do that again. The headset works fine with non iPhone device. Other headsets do the same thing on my iPhone.

     

    This was occurring in iOS 5 for me. I thought iOS 6 would fix it. It didn't.

  • deggie Level 8 Level 8 (44,860 points)
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    Jun 4, 2013 4:56 PM (in response to Paulinho_)

    Have the phone serviced, maybe it is a hardware issue.

     

    I've had none of these issues on my iPhone.

  • AnssiV Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jun 9, 2013 1:05 PM (in response to Stevo14896)

    I updated today my Iphone 4S to IOS 6.1.3 my Iphone can not anymore discover any bluetooth devices. What can be done. My Ipad 3 works fine after the update, but Iphone does notdiscober anything. Are otherpeole having same problems. I heard fromma friend, that this is acually a big problem coming. This will cost Apple dearly, if a solution is not found.

  • trevdesigner Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jun 21, 2013 4:00 PM (in response to William Kucharski)

    This worked for my iPhone 5 and Blue&Me in my Fiat 500! It was driving me mad! Thank you!

  • Enertia Digital Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jul 6, 2013 3:29 AM (in response to Stevo14896)

    To fix the mObridge issue, download their update wizard, make sure the firmware is up to date, and then click on configure and make sure that the volume setting is set to the max (63).  MObridge is going to hard code this fix in their next update.

  • natophonic Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jul 6, 2013 3:05 PM (in response to Stevo14896)

    It is appropriate for this thread, in that it shows that the issue is fixed when users take that evil and forbidden action, which gives the lie to the occasionally stated excuse that Apple *cannot* support both the 'old' Bluetooth audio standard and the 'new' one simultaneously, but rather that it's compatibility that Apple broke and doesn't care to fix.

  • deggie Level 8 Level 8 (44,860 points)
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    Jul 6, 2013 4:41 PM (in response to natophonic)

    What is appropriate and what "old" and "new" compatibility?

  • Osei Assibey Okyere Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jul 13, 2013 4:11 AM (in response to chrisfromhove)

    please where do I locate the iOS settings on my ipad 4?

  • DJSushi Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jul 13, 2013 1:30 PM (in response to Enertia Digital)

    Thanks Enertia Digital, this finally fixed the issue for me!! I had to wait half a year with no-one at Porsche, mobridge or Apple being able to help me! Now A2DP works perfectly again!

  • dre95060 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 5, 2013 1:41 PM (in response to Stevo14896)

    I also thank Enertia Digital.  The fix worked!  I had the same experience as DJSushi.

     

    One thing:  You have to crank the volume to hear received phone calls, at least in my car.

  • kacord Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 16, 2013 10:19 AM (in response to William Kucharski)

    I guess 33 pages of questions about why after updating to to iOS 6 has caused Bluetooth to: skip, disconnect, dropout or completely be unavailable are considered to be nonexistent to you? Especially on Apple's support site.

  • jonnyfirman Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 27, 2013 5:49 AM (in response to Stevo14896)

    I had issues last week with my iPhone 5 failing to pair correctly with my Parrot CK3100 device in my Saab.  I knew the Parrot was working fine as my wife's iPhone 4 would still connect perfectly with it. Mine continually said pairing failed. I tried to reset my phone, reset the parrot, updated the parrot software, deleted my phone off the parrot and then tried to reconnect it, etc etc. The only thing that worked was to carry out a full iPhone reset which has resolved the problem. Pretty straight forward to do as my phone backs up to iCloud and all my contacts, apps, etc came back as they originally were.

  • TamasK Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 9:54 AM (in response to William Kucharski)

    Well, well...

     

    After upgrading to iOS7 on my iPhone 4S perfectly connetcs to my handsfree in my car and other previously unusable blueetoth devices. Let me point out that nothing else have been changed, only iOS have been updated to iOS 7.0. No tricks, no breaks.

     

     

    It really seems that Mr Kurcharski was extremly wrong on putting the blame on every other manufacturer. Take this lesson: denial of problems leads to nowhere...

  • TimP Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 21, 2013 6:59 AM (in response to Stevo14896)

    Yes - I agree with TamasK. IOS7 replaced IOS6 on both my iPhone 4S and ipad3 and all devices that were unable to attach are working flawlessly. No connection issues, no audio cutting out for no reason and no one telling me how my 4 different audio headset/speaker manufacturers built their equipment wrong. It was fun dusting off and connecting all the equipment that I spent so much time with before IOS6. Hope all of you have the same experience.

  • Susan PHX Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 23, 2013 2:41 PM (in response to TimP)

    Oh, how I wish!  I had a 64GB 4S, which worked fine with bluetooth headset and didn't drop calls.  Then it began to be spotty with the music and voice, and would just drop off bluetooth.  Not connecting the problem with iOS6 upgrade, I just thought the phone was getting old, so spent $400 + accessories + Square Trade warranty for a 5.  Big, gigantic, huge mistake...  The 5 not only chopped up music, but also dropped the bluetooth in mid-call, which is truly frustrating for me and my callees.  I'm on Verizon.  I took it back after the first month and they gave me another -- which doesn't chop the music up, it just drops off.  And the call problems persist.  I've done network resets numerous times, talked to LG, who said the headset is compatible with iPhone 5 with OS6, and, even after installing iOS7, the bluetooth will just decide to stop working in the middle of a call, or the phone will just drop the call entirely -- even not on bluetooth.  (And I do know that you have to change the screen when talking or can hit "End" by mistake with your chin -- another annoying trait.) It seems to work best using the corded headset, a major nuisance.  I have a bad neck problem, so talking without a headset is not feasible for me.  I loved my 4S until the software changed. If I hadn't put a couple of hundred CDs on iTunes, I'd switch to Samsung right now.   

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