How To Fix LG G6 Bluetooth Issues

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If you are LG G6 users then you can encounter Bluetooth connectivity problems. Bluetooth issues are annoying and frustrating. The good news is that you can fix LG G6 Bluetooth problems. This article will give you some simple solutions that you can incorporate when you experience such challenges. Let’s see how to fix LG G6 Bluetooth issues.

See also: How to fix LG G6 Wi-Fi issues

Guide: How to fix LG G6 Bluetooth Issues

Is your Bluetooth enabled?

Before you do anything technical, check if your Bluetooth is enabled. Sometimes we are so frustrated with the problem we overlooked simple things. If you do not see a Bluetooth symbol at the top of the smartphone screen, then it is disabled. The device is connected to your phone when the Bluetooth paired icon is displayed in the status bar.

 

Toggle Bluetooth

A simple solution is to toggle your Bluetooth. The LG G6 device may have been automatically set to a power saving mode. This is also a solution that can revive your Bluetooth.

  1. From home screen, navigate to settings
  2. Tap the Bluetooth switch to turn on or off.

 

Disconnect and reconnect Bluetooth

If you want to find out if your phone is the problem or the device you are connecting your Bluetooth to, then try to connect with another device. Remove the Bluetooth connection and test other devices. If the Bluetooth connect with another device then your phone is not the problem. Try to reconnect with the first device you are attempting to connect and then disconnect. Follow the steps below to unpair your device.

  1. From the Bluetooth settings menu, tap on Settings
  2. Then next, to the paired device you wish to disconnect, Tap Unpair.
  3. The device should unpaired from your phone.
  4. Connect to another device

If the Bluetooth is still not working then you may proceed to use these solutions below.

 

Restart your device in safe mode

Another simple solution is to restart your device. Sometimes you don’t have to get technical. You can simply do a reboot and see if your device starts working fine. Safe Mode puts your phone in a diagnostic state.

  1. Press and hold the Power button until the Power off option appears then release.
  2. Touch and hold Power off until the ‘Reboot to safe mode’ prompt appears then release.
  3. From the ‘Reboot in safe mode’ prompt, tap Turn on Safe Mode to confirm.

Clear cache

If the above methods did not resolve your problem then the problem may be an internal software issue. You should consider clearing your cache and data. Clearing cache and data will remove corrupt files that are affecting the application. The Bluetooth will also be renewed as a result.

  1. Go to the home screen and open your apps drawer
  2. Click on the settings app
  3. Select ‘Application Manager’
  4. Search for Bluetooth and select it.
  5. Tap Bluetooth and choose to force close it
  6. Select the button that prompts you to clear cache

 

Clear data

  1. From you home screen, select settings
  2. Click on storage device
  3. Tap internal storage
  4. Tap cached data
  5. Select clear to confirm
  6. Restart your device.

 

Reset network settings

If you cannot connect to your Bluetooth a simple network reset is another option that will solve your problem.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate to settings
  2. Then select Backup & reset
  3. Next Tap Network settings reset
  4. Tap RESET SETTINGS.

 

Software update

When last have you updated your software? A Bluetooth disturbance can be resolved with a software update. Update your phone’s software and your Bluetooth should start working normally.To manually check for updates follow these steps:

  1. Click on Settings
  2. Search for ‘SYSTEM’ and tap About phone
  3. Select Update Center
  4. Then Tap on System updates
  5. Click CHECK FOR UPDATE
  6. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen
  7. After your phone has been updated, restart your device.

 

Perform a factory data reset

Performing a factory data reset is another option to consider when your Bluetooth malfunctions. This option removes all data and all third party applications from your phone. You could lose date so ensure that all data is backed up when you perform a factory data reset.

  1. Press and hold the Volume Down and Power keys simultaneously
  2. When the LG logo displays, quickly let go of the Power key but hold it again while you continue holding the Volume Down key
  3. Use the Volume Down button to highlight Yes when ‘Factory data reset’ appears
  4. Tap the Power key to confirm the reset procedure
  5. When prompted with ‘Erase all user data and restore default settings, use the Volume Down key to highlight Yes.
  6. Confirm your action by pressing the Power button.

Performing a factory data reset is another option to consider when your Bluetooth malfunctions. This option removes all data and all third party applications from your phone. You could lose date so ensure that all data is backed up when you perform a factory data reset.

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Wrapping up

All of these solutions should help your Bluetooth to function properly. If you have any questions please comment below.

 

 

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  1. I go this cell phone: LG-H873. My son use it for a wild. But for a reason that what with don’t know. The link with his beats headphone and his cell phone, doesn’t work anymore. I try all those up suggestions. But nothing works.

    I call the compagnie and the ask me 300$ plus taxes to repair it. What a crap!

    Somebody have others suggestions?

  2. The strange thing with my lg g6, connected with my Kenwood car audio is that making calls doesn’t work (receiving calls, phonebook, etc all works fine). Note:with the lg g4 I could make calls.
    Any suggestions? Thx!

  3. To fix this issue you need to rename each connected device from the original name. You do this while the device is connected to phone. My Subaru bluetooth device name was renamed to “Car 1”, same idea for any device such as speakers or headphones.

  4. Trying to clear my bluetooth cache. None of your steps match any items I have on my phone- home screen? apps manager? Apps drawer? I can go into settings and look up apps, but there is no bluetooth option and if I just go into settings I can turn bluetooth on and off, but there are no settings nor any menu that allows me to clear a cache.
    Photos would be helpful so I know where to go.

    1. I was having bluetooth issues with my lg g6. The bluetooth function should be a system app. Check in your app manager for additional options to show different app categories and select system apps

  5. My G6 was fine until the Oreo update. Now I get the bluetooth no longer working error regularly. The error occurs even when no app is open or using bluetooth. I have unpaired and repaired, amongst other fixes, with no luck. Help!

  6. My G6 was working just fine until i was forced to update to Oreo 8.0.
    Now, when using bluetooth with either my earbuds, or my car, it all works ok as long as I don’t double tap the screen to wake it up.
    When I double tap the screen , or if I single press the main button on the back, then the bluetooth turns off on the phone.
    I have talked to Verizon several times, have done a system data reset twice, they even sent me a new refub phone, and it does the same thing (after it updated to Oreo 8.0).
    My wife has the same phone with Oreo 8.0, but doesn’t use bluetooth, so i tested her’s , and it does the same thing.
    That’s 3 phones with the same problem.

    There is a broken update file.
    Verizon doesn’t know what the problem is.
    LG says it’s Google’s driver.

    Here’s a clue:
    When doing a System Data Reset, then it reboots, and then you sign in with your gmail account, for about 10 minutes the bluetooth works just fine.
    I can turn on/off the display and bluetooth stays on.
    After about 5 or 10 minutes, the problem starts to happen again.
    During the setup, the phone is downloading files.
    I believe one of the files is not compatible with Oreo 8.0.

  7. Recently upgraded G6 to Oreo on bell Canada. Serious lag on Bluetooth connect instantly fixed with unpair/pair as recommended.

    Thanks!

  8. my LG K1000 2017 sometimes does not connects to my car bluethoth and I can’t force it to connect/ I did a fectory restart but didn’t help/ Any idea??
    Thnaks

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