Why Are My Beats Not Connecting to Bluetooth?
Beats headphones and earbuds can be great accessories, but when they keep disconnecting from devices they can become frustrating. Luckily, there are several easy solutions you can try to help resolve the problem quickly.
Assuring Bluetooth is activated on your iOS device and placing your Beats into pairing mode will assist in making this process smoother. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete it successfully.
Check the battery
Beats headphones are equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, making it possible to easily pair them with devices such as your phone or tablet. But sometimes the connection may become broken or the headphones simply won’t connect with any devices at all – in such instances there are a few solutions that may help.
Assuming your Beats headphones are charged, start by reconnecting them to your device. If they still aren’t connecting after that attempt, turn them off and on again before trying restarting your device or turning them off and on again if this doesn’t help.
Your iPhone allows you to easily check the battery status of your Beats headphones by opening the Settings app and choosing Bluetooth. Once Bluetooth loads, a list of available devices should appear; select your Beats headphones from this list and a new window should open displaying several pieces of information such as device name, signal strength (indicated by bars) and an estimate for remaining battery life.
If your Beats are connected to another device, you can disconnect them by opening the Settings app and choosing Bluetooth. Tap on “Paired with,” tap info button next device paired and select Forget This Device option to remove them from their pairing list. Alternatively on Macs: open Apple menu > System Preferences > Bluetooth, select Beats then click x icon.
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Check the connection
Bluetooth technology connects devices wirelessly. While Wi-Fi can cover an entire home for Internet connectivity, Bluetooth should only ever be used with one device at a time. While most Bluetooth connections work smoothly without issue, sometimes connections may become disrupted or stop working completely; if you have tried pairing your Beats headphones with another device but its connection wasn’t successful then there could be an issue with its settings.
If your Beats headphones are having difficulty connecting to Bluetooth on your computer, there are a few quick solutions you can try in order to restore functionality. First and foremost, ensure your Beats are charged and within range of the computer – the LED indicator on the bottom of their headphone housing or through Settings app’s “Battery Status” menu are good indicators.
Next, if you are on a Mac, reset your Bluetooth settings. This will clear out all custom configurations and return them to defaults; allowing your Beats headphones to reconnect with the computer again. Simply go into System Preferences and click on Bluetooth icon; once reset click it and find Beats amongst its list; they should appear blue!
Bennett Bluetooth Monitor can help you determine the strength of your Beats’ Bluetooth signal strength. This application displays how it compares with that of nearby devices like your mobile phone or laptop; if there is no signal strength detected then moving closer or using them in different places might improve things.
One of the easiest and least time-consuming ways to resolve Bluetooth connection issues is power cycling your headphones – known as “powercycling”, this process can often provide solutions. Best of all, it’s completely free and straightforward – once completed, your headset should reconnect seamlessly to your device so you can resume listening to music or taking calls with no problems whatsoever!
Check the settings
If your Beats don’t appear in your Bluetooth list, the issue could be as simple as your devices being too far apart. Bear in mind that Bluetooth only has a 30-foot range; walls may reduce that further. In such a situation, try moving closer or avoiding microwaves, wireless routers or any electronics which interfere with Bluetooth signals to reconnect.
Unother quick solution would be to double-check that your Beats headphones are still paired with their device of connection. If they’re not, disconnect and reconnect. On an iPhone this can be accomplished by opening the Settings app, tapping Bluetooth and activating its toggle. Follow on-screen pairing instructions after this has taken place.
On an Android phone or tablet, this process can be completed by opening Bluetooth settings and switching it on. After pairing your Beats with this device, make sure it remains connected by either deleting it from your phone/tablet’s list of paired devices or by opening System Preferences > Bluetooth, selecting Beats product then choosing “X” under Forget Device.
Your computer may have outdated or corrupt Bluetooth drivers that prevent headphones from connecting, so download Driver Easy to automatically update them and download and install any necessary updates. It will scan for problems before automatically downloading and installing all necessary drivers – an excellent solution if you don’t have time or technical knowhow to manually manage updates yourself.
Reboot your headphones and device to reset their connection – this is often enough to fix problems quickly. If this fails, please reach out to Customer Support; they’ll guide you through updating drivers or resetting Beats if required.
Check the device
Bluetooth technology enables wireless connections between devices, making it ideal for headphones, tablets and computers alike. Wi-Fi covers an entire home but Bluetooth only connects individual devices; therefore if it stops working it can be quite inconvenient; however fortunately there are quick solutions that may restore it quickly.
Initialize pairing mode between your device and Beats by holding down the power button until a flashing light appears on its case. Next, open your iPhone’s Settings app and navigate to Bluetooth and Devices; on a computer system go into System Preferences > Sound > Bluetooth to configure Bluetooth settings before pressing + to add them as devices.
If your device and Beats are already connected but won’t pair, try restarting both devices to reset any Bluetooth settings and potentially solve the issue. If that doesn’t work, move closer to each other – Bluetooth works within 30 feet, so making sure Beats and device are close together is critical for proper functioning.
Be sure to also double-check if the device you’re trying to pair with your Beats is off. Otherwise, it will not be able to locate or even connect to them at all. To turn it on again, tap its power button until a screen comes up; once activated enter pairing mode by tapping again on its power button.
Your Beats headphones or earbuds may already be connected to another device, in which case unpairing them before pairing it again will be necessary. You can do this either on your phone or laptop by opening up the Settings app and tapping “Bluetooth and Devices,” then selecting which headphones or earbuds need unpairing.
If these basic troubleshooting steps have failed, and your Beats still won’t connect to bluetooth, then further testing might be required. Joyoshare UltFix offers excellent diagnostic tools which can help pinpoint connection issues without risking data loss.