If you’re using a phone with an iOS operating system, most likely, you’ve experienced some difficulties with Bluetooth connectivity. Problems with Bluetooth include not being able to detect or connect to the accessory, stutter and crackling sounds. I’ve had to google the title above countless times, but what I usually get is a cluster of articles that I would have to sieve through to find my answers. Here, I’ve put together a comprehensive step by step guide to troubleshooting your iOS Bluetooth connectivity. However, before you begin these steps, it is essential to ensure that your accessory is not the issue.
These are the simple steps to fix problems relating to Bluetooth connectivity in iOS 13:
Apple has recognised its Bluetooth issues, particularly where connection disconnects on certain vehicles. Their release of iOS 13.1.2 on September 30th, 2019, comes with a fix to this issue. Therefore, updating the software will solve the problem.
Before you restart your device, ensure that your Bluetooth is off (Settings>Bluetooth>OFF).
To restart your phone:
Once your phone restarts, try turning on Bluetooth again (Settings>Bluetooth>ON)
If you are still experiencing difficulties after following these steps, then you might want to bring your device for inspection at the Apple store.