Google unveiled the latest success story of Pixel smartphone with the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 4th. As we know, Most of the Google Pixel customer would be very happy with their brand new device. But some have started complaining regarding the Bluetooth issue on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL. Well, In this guide, we will sort out the problem and fix the Bluetooth Issue on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.
Many users in Reddit and Google forum started to complain the sporadic shutdowns while trying to pair in cars including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Tesla, Volvo etc and also while connecting to any smartwatches or music system. In this guide, we will troubleshoot the problem to fix the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL Bluetooth connectivity.
- 1 Steps to Fix Bluetooth Issue on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL
- 2 Google Pixel Bluetooth issue: Possible fixes
Steps to Fix Bluetooth Issue on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL
In this guide, you can follow some of the methods in which you may be able to fix the Bluetooth Issue on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL. Google may release the next update on getting a fix for the latest Bluetooth problem out to the masses.
Google Pixel Bluetooth issue: Possible fixes
Solution 1: Turn Bluetooth on or off
The first solution is to see if you can solve the Bluetooth bug on Google Pixel 2/2xl, by just toggling the Bluetooth. To toggle you can either open the quick settings or you can follow this step to turn Bluetooth on or off:
- Go to your device's Settings.
- Tap on Connected devices.
- Now Turn the Bluetooth on or off.
At the top of your screen, a Bluetooth icon shows when Bluetooth is on.
Tip: To save battery, turn off Bluetooth when you're not using it. Bluetooth is off in Airplane mode.
If this solves the problem, then you don't have to follow the next solution. In case if you still face the same problem, then try the next solution on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
Solution 2: Try to Restart the device
Well, In most cases, you can try to restart your Pixel 2 or 2 XL to see if the Bluetooth connectivity problem can be fixed. To do so, simply turn off your phone and wait for a couple of seconds and then turn on the phone again. This way your Bluetooth problem on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL could be fixed. In case if the problem still persists, then move on to the next solution to fix the Bluetooth connectivity problem on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.
Solution 3: Clear Cache
In this solution, we will clear the cache of the Bluetooth app on your Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL. Some users on XDA forum reported that this problem can be fixed by clearing app data for Bluetooth MIDI Services and Bluetooth Share. To clear the cache of Bluetooth app on your Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL, you can simply follow the below steps:
Open the Settings>Application manager and swipe left or right to bring up all apps. Now look for the Bluetooth app, once you found, tap on the Bluetooth app, and you may find the option to clear cache. Tap on clear cache then on clear Bluetooth. Now restart your Pixel 2 and see if the Bluetooth bug has been solved.
Solution 4: Reset Pair & connect a Bluetooth device.
In case if you still the problem occurs, then please make sure that you have properly configured your phone to connect the Bluetooth. First of all unpair the Bluetooth and then pair and connect a Bluetooth. Follow the steps below:
Step 2: Rename or Unpair Bluetooth device
- Open your phone or tablet's Settings app .
- Tap Connected devices Bluetooth.
- Make sure Bluetooth is turned on.
- Next, to the paired device you'd like to change, tap Settings .
- Change the device's name, pick profiles, or unpair ("forget") the device.
Step 2: Pair a Bluetooth device
- Open your phone or tablet's Settings app.
- Tap Connected devices Bluetooth.
- Make sure Bluetooth is turned on. See that your device is set to be visible.
- Your phone or tablet will show all available nearby Bluetooth devices. If your Bluetooth device doesn't show, tap More Refresh.
- Tap the name of the Bluetooth device you want to pair with your phone or tablet.
- Follow the on-screen steps.
Tip: If you need a passcode and don't have it, try 0000 or 1234 (the most common passcodes).
If this solves the problem, then you are good to go. If not, then follow the next solution which may fix the Bluetooth Issue on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.
Solution 5: Factory Reset
Final Solution is to do a complete factory reset on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. In case if your phone still has the bug, then you can simply perform the factory reset on your phone. Remember, a Factory reset will erase the complete ROM and Internal storage on your device. So make sure to backup your device before following the method to perform the factory reset on your phone. Here is the full guide to Perform Factory Reset on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.