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Won’t Connect to my Bluetooth headphone: How to Fix Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra

This is not only a Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra issue. This type of connectivity issue is found commonly in every third android device. Do you own an android device or a Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra and facing the same issue where your Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories or sometimes connects but disconnects within a while. In this short tutorial, we are going to discuss how to fix when Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories.

Samsung Galaxy S20 series is the latest premium and flagship smartphone from Samsung. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S20 series i.e., Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra as its latest flagship family at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco, California. The Galaxy S20 series ships with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 chipset, which features more powerful image processing, a new fifth-generation AI Engine, better power efficiency, basically everything you could ask for in a mobile processor.

Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories

Fix When Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories

There can a different sort of problems/issues causing Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra not to connect with any Bluetooth accessories. We have listed a few different scenarios to troubleshoot the problem.

Refresh Bluetooth connection

Toggling Bluetooth connection is an often effective way to fix most Bluetooth-related problems. That can be accurate if a Bluetooth device seems to be having trouble pairing with a different gadget. If your headset was formerly connected to a Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra and is currently having a problem establishing a connection, make sure you toggle Bluetooth performance in both devices. Some Bluetooth devices may need to be restarted to refresh the connection so you’ll want to do that. For the Samsung Some Bluetooth devices may need to be restarted to refresh the connection so you’ll want to do that., only pull the telling bar at the top and click on Bluetooth out there.

By Connecting another Bluetooth device to your Samsung Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra

In this method, you simply use your secondary Bluetooth device or borrow a device for a while. Use that device to connect to the Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra. If you encounter the same problem with another Bluetooth device, the issue is most probably coming from the Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra. You’ll have to focus your troubleshooting on your phone by continuing with our suggestions in this post.

Reboot Galaxy and Bluetooth device

Just follow the simple steps to reboot your Bluetooth device:

  • Press and hold the power button to turn OFF the Bluetooth device.
  • Then again, press and hold the power button to turn ON the Bluetooth device.

Well, I think you already know how to restart your phone. So just restart the device and see whether it solves the issue or not. Restarting a device is always an ultimate solution for any issue. Not only Pixel but this applies to each and every electronic device. I used to tell my mom to restart her device if she faces any issue with her smartphone.

Well if you still need to know how to restart then, here is it: Press your phone’s power button. On the screen, tap Restart.

The other way of the reboot is as follows:

  • Press and hold the Volume Down button.
  • While holding it down, press and hold the Power key.
  • Keep the button held for 10 seconds, it will be restarted automatically.

If this doesn’t work then head to the next method.

Rebooting your device regularly at least once every week can be beneficial. If you tend to forget things, we suggest that you configure your phone to reboot on its own. You can schedule it to do this task by doing these steps:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap Device Care.
  • Tap the 3-dot at the top.
  • Select Auto restart.

Clear all paired Bluetooth devices

Delete a Bluetooth pairing on your Galaxy Note10:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Bluetooth.
  4. Under the Paired devices section, tap the Cog icon for a particular pairing.
  5. Tap unpair.

Make sure to delete all paired devices using the steps above.

Turn off Dual audio Bluetooth feature

It’s also good that you check if your Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra is having an issue with your Bluetooth headphones because of Dual audio features. This feature allows two simultaneous Bluetooth connections. It’s possible that you may have lowered the volume of the Bluetooth headphone only. To check, simply turn the feature off. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Bluetooth.
  4. Tap Advanced at the upper right.
  5. Turn off Dual audio.
  6. Connect your Bluetooth headphone to your Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra and check for the problem.

Troubleshoot Bluetooth app

Force quit Bluetooth app

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap Apps.
  3. Tap the More settings icon (three-dot icon, upper right).
  4. Tap Show system apps.
  5. Find and tap the Bluetooth app.
  6. Tap Force Stop.

Clear app cache

If the above methods did not help, follow it up by clearing the apps’ cache. Here’s how it’s done:

  • Go to the Home screen.
  • Tap Apps icon.
  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap Apps.
  • If you’re looking for a system or default app, tap on More settings at the upper right (three-dot icon).
  • Select Show system apps.
  • Find and tap the appropriate app.
  • Tap Storage.
  • Tap the Clear Cache button.
  • Restart the device and check for the problem.

Clear app data

Clearing an app’s data will return it to its factory state.

  • Go to the Home screen.
  • Tap Apps icon.
  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap Apps.
  • If you’re looking for a system or default app, tap on More settings at the upper right (three-dot icon).
  • Select Show system apps.
  • Find and tap the appropriate app.
  • Tap Storage.
  • Tap the Clear Data button.
  • Restart the device and check for the problem.

Update to Latest Software

  • Open Settings from either Quick Nav menu or the launcher.
  • Go to the More tab, then tap on About device.
  • Tap on the Software update.
  • If a system update is available, you’ll see the option on the screen. Tap Download and Install.
  • If your system is up to date, you will see a message stating that the system is up to date.

That is all. You have successfully checked for a system update on your Samsung Galaxy S20 (Plus) and S20 Ultra.

Here are a few things that are needed to take care while updating your Samsung Galaxy S20 (Plus) and S20 Ultra or any device:

  • Your device must be connected to the internet.
  • Your device must have enough space to download the update.
  • Your device should have enough charge, more than 50% to install the update.

Update your Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra apps

To check for Play Store app updates on your Galaxy Note10:

  • Open Play Store app.
  • Tap More settings icon at the upper left (three horizontal lines).
  • Tap My apps & games.
  • Tap Update or Update All.

If you are on Cellular Data connection, we suggest that you update via wifi only to avoid additional charges. Here’s how:

  • Open Play Store app.
  • Tap More settings icon at the upper left (three horizontal lines).
  • Tap Settings.
  • Tap App download preference.
  • Select Over wifi only (select Over any network if you don’t have wifi).
  • Tap Done.

Make sure to also keep your apps updated all the time by enabling auto-update option.

  • Tap Auto-update apps.
  • Tap Over wifi only (select Over any network if you don’t have wifi).
  • Tap Done.

Troubleshoot apps in Safe Mode

In case you don’t know what is safe mode, in safe mode, the system temporarily disable all third-party applications you installed on your device. By doing this we can figure out which app is occurring the problem. Follow the below step to turn Safe Mode on:

  • Turn OFF the device.
  • Press and hold your device’s Power button till the model name screen.
  • When the SAMSUNG logo appears on the screen, release the Power key.
  • Immediately after releasing the Power key, press and hold the Volume down key.
  • Continue to hold the Volume down key until the device finishes restarting.
  • Safe mode will display in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Release the Volume down key when you see Safe Mode.

After figuring out the apps which are creating the problem, follow the below steps to uninstall it(if required):

  • Open Settings from Launcher.
  • Tap on Apps.
  • Tap See All Apps.
  • Tap an app that you want to uninstall
  • Tap Uninstall.
  • Tap OK to confirm.

Reset Network Settings

  • Open Settings from either Quick Nav menu or the launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on General management.
  • Then tap on Reset.
  • Finally, tap on Reset network settings.
  • Then tap on Reset settings.
  • Confirm with your lock screen password when prompted.

Factory Reset

Disclaimer

Factory reset will delete everything, so you want to make sure that you create a copy of your personal data such as photos, videos, documents, texts, etc. ahead of time.

From the Settings menu:

  • Open the Settings from the launcher.
  • Scroll to and tap General management.
  • Tap Reset.
  • Select Factory data reset.
  • Tap Reset to continue.
  • Tap Delete All to confirm the action.

From Recovery:

  • Turn off your phone.
  • Once it is turned off. Press and hold the power/Bixby and volume down button simultaneously until the Android logo pops up.
  • When the green Android logo displays, release both buttons.
  • The Recovery screen menu will now appear
  • Use the Volume Down button until you are highlighting ‘Wipe data/factory reset.’
  • Press the Power button to select ‘Wipe data/factory reset.’
  • Use Volume Down to highlight Yes.
  • Press the Power button to confirm the action to clear your phone data.

Additionally, you can always contact tech support or visit your local Samsung store or Service Center so a qualified Samsung technician can examine the issue.

Do you own a Galaxy Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Galaxy are coming soon.

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