iOS 12: Bluetooth Keeps Disconnecting/Dropping

Since I have updated to iOS 12, Bluetooth keeps disconnecting. Many users have complained about this same issue that their iPhone Bluetooth keeps dropping. I did many solutions to fix this problem. After that, I fixed this problem. In this article, I am going to tell you those solutions to fix Bluetooth keeps disconnecting or dropping issue on your iPhone.
Solution 1: Turn off Bluetooth and Force Restart your Phone

  1. Launch “Settings” -> “Bluetooth”.
  2. Turn off Bluetooth.

Force Restart
iPhone 6 and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Note: Don’t press “Volume Up” and “Volume Down” at the same time.
Solution 2: Using Forget This Device

  1. Open “Settings” -> “Bluetooth”.
  2. Click “i” icon next to connected device name.
  3. Tap on “Forget this Device”.
  4. Then again pair your device to another one.

Solution 3: Reset Network settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required and tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.

This action will delete all Wi-Fi passwords, APN and VPN settings of the iPhone.
Solution 4: Reset All Settings

  1. Launch “Settings”->“General”->“Reset”.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your Restrictions Passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box.
  5. Again tap “Reset All Settings” to confirm.

Solution 5: Update your Software

  1. Launch “Settings” app on your iPhone.
  2. Click “General” -> “Software Update”.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if an update is available.

Solution 6: Restore your iPhone via iTunes
Before you do this, backup your device because it will erase all data on your Phone.

  1. Open iTunes on your PC or MAC. Make sure that iTunes is upgraded to latest version.
  2. Connect your iPhone or iPad via data (USB) cable to the Mac.
  3. Tap your iPhone icon when it shows on iTunes.
  4. Select Summary tab and tap “Restore iPhone”.
  5. A new box will open to ask to confirm the action. Tap “Restore”.
  6. Then iTunes will restore your iPhone.
  7. When your phone restart, you can see a few options. You have to select “Set Up as New iPhone”.


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