Google Pixel 4 won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories. How to fix?

This is not a Pixel 4 issue. This type of connectivity issue is found commonly in every third android device. Do you own an android device or a Pixel 4 and facing the same issue where your Pixel 4 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 Google Pixel 4 won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories.

Google Pixel 4 is a premium smartphone released last year which is designed by Google. It comes with a 6.23-inch OLED display having a resolution of 1440×3040 pixels and a pixel density of 540 PPI. Google offers a lot of new tech with the Pixel 4 series, including things like Snapdragon 855 SoC, dual rear cameras, 90Hz displays, and its Soli radar system for the first time.

Pixel 4 won't connect to Bluetooth accessories

Fix when Google Pixel 4 won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories

There can a different sort of problems/issues causing Pixel 4 not to connect with any Bluetooth accessories. We have listed a few different scenarios to troubleshoot the problem.

Before you start

Make sure you have:

  • Your Bluetooth is turned and visible to other devices
  • Confirm that your devices are paired and connected.

1. When Connecting with Car

Step 1: Clear devices from your phone’s memory


  • Open your phone’s Settings app.
  • Tap Connected devices -> Previously connected devices. If you don’t see “Previously connected devices,” tap Bluetooth.
  • If you see devices you’re not currently using, next to each device name, tap Settings ->Forget –> Forget device.

Step 2: Clear phones from your car’s memory

To clear phones paired with your car, follow your car’s manual.

  • Clear any phones you’re not currently using.
  • If you paired your phone and car before, clear your phone.

2. When Connecting with any accessory

  1. Check that your accessory is discoverable and ready to pair. Follow the instructions that came with your accessory.
    • Often, you’ll see a blue light on an accessory when it’s ready to pair.
    • You must connect some accessories, like folio keyboards, to your phone or tablet before they can pair.
  2. Refresh your accessory list.
    1. Open your phone’s Settings app.
    2. Tap Connected devices. If you see “Bluetooth,” tap it.
    3. Tap Pair new device -> your accessory’s name.
  3. If your accessory needs a passcode and you don’t have it, try 0000 or 1234 (the most common passcodes).

3. When hearing music

Note: Not all cars can play music by Bluetooth. If the problem is with a car, check the car’s manual.

  1. Check that the volume is up on your phone and car or accessory.
  2. Check those other devices paired with your phone aren’t playing the music.
  3. Check that Media audio is turned on:
    1. Open your phone’s Settings app.
    2. Tap Connected devices. If you see “Bluetooth,” tap it.
    3. If you see Previously connected devices, tap it.
    4. Next to your car or accessory’s name, tap Settings.
    5. Turn on Media audio.



Additionally, you can also post your specific problem in Google Forum.

Well, if you followed the above steps perfectly then you will fix the Pixel 4 that won’t connect to Bluetooth accessories. But after the above methods, Google Pixel 4 isn’t behaving as expected then there might any other issue too. Well, in that case, you should check our Google Pixel 4 Troubleshoot Guide.

Do you own a Pixel 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 Pixel are coming soon.

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