iPhone Bluetooth spinning Wheel on iOS 12? Here's the fix


Bluetooth spinning wheel issue is common on iOS devices. This problem may occur while turning on/off Bluetooth on your iPhone. Many people have this issue on their iPhone. They said that this problem occurred after updating iOS 12. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue.
Fix 1: Restart your device

  1. Press and hold the Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the slide to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn on your device, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 2: Refresh Airplane Mode

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Turn on Airplane Mode.
  3. Restart your device.
  4. Turn off Airplane Mode.

Fix 3: 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

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

Fix 4: Forget Bluetooth device
Try this if you try to turn off Bluetooth.

  1. Launch Settings->Bluetooth.
  2. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on.
  3. Click (i) info symbol near to the Bluetooth device name that you want to pair with.
  4. Tap “Forget This Device”.
  5. Tap “Forget Device”.
  6. Likewise, forget all devices. Then again repair your iPhone with the same device or any other devices.

Fix 5: Check for Software Update

  1. Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Open Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update available.

Fix 6: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode and restrictions passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  5. Again tap “Reset all Settings” to confirm.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Fix 7: Factory Reset
Before reset your iPhone to Factory Settings, back up your device. Because this action will erase all data from your device.
To back up your device,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Data network.
  2. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Tap “Back Up Now”.

Factory Reset/Restore

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Erase All Contents and Settings”.
  3. A pop-up box will appear with three options: Back Up Then Erase, Erase Now, and Cancel.
  4. If you want to backup your device, tap “Back Up Then Erase”.
  5. If you have already taken a Backup, tap “Erase Now”.
  6. Wait until the process is finished.

Other Solutions:

  1. This problem may occur after updating your device. So wait for a week and check.
  2. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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