Did you know that if you have an iPhone or an iPad you can connect different accessories via Bluetooth without necessarily being from the Apple brand?
For the company’s products and other brands, the steps for pairing a Bluetooth device are similar.
What you will find here: How to activate Bluetooth on iOS? How do I connect a Bluetooth accessory on iOS from another manufacturer? How to turn off Bluetooth on iOS? How to remove a Bluetooth accessory in iOS?
How to activate Bluetooth on iOS?
Bluetooth connection on Apple devices is essential. Especially since the most of the accessories sold by the brand use this systemas is the case with the popular AirPods.
But not only you can connect a brand accessory to make it work properly with your iPhone or iPad. You can also use alternative accessories from other brands and connect them without problems via Bluetooth.
within the non-Apple accessoriesyou can use headphones, keyboards, speakers, game consoles and more with your iPhone.
In both cases, whether it is an Apple accessory or another brand, you must take into account that for the Bluetooth connection to work, the device with iOS operating system cannot have a distance greater than 10 meters with the accessory.
Step by Step Instructions to Enable Bluetooth on iOS
To connect an Apple-branded device to your iPhone or iPad running iOS, you need to follow the steps below.
On the iPhone, open the Setting of the phone.
Once there, click on the section Bluetooth.
Press to activate the Bluetooth.
Ultimately, tap the device you want to connect, wait a few seconds and it will be paired with the phone.
Please note that if your iOS device has Siri, you can use the voice assistant to perform this procedure. After that you can also use Siri to control accessory functionality connected via Bluetooth.
How do I connect a Bluetooth accessory on iOS from another manufacturer?
As we have already told you since the beginning of this article, it is not necessary that you only use Apple accessories for your iPhone or iPad and that they work properly.
As well you can use accessories from other manufacturersand without major problems, connect it to an iOS device via the Bluetooth system.
You can do it in a few simple steps.
On your Apple device, open the setting of the same.
Click on the device “Privacy and Security”.
click on “Bluetooth”.
There, activate Bluetooth, choosing to what apps are you going to usefor example the music player.
Activate the Bluetooth accessory that you are going to connect to the iPhone.
In the section Bluetooth The phone waits a few seconds until the accessories it has detected are listed.
Once the BT accessory appeared click on it to pair them.
In general, there are no connection problems, but if this happens to you, the first thing to do is to consult the instructions for use of the Bluetooth accessoryas it may require entering a code or password.
Of course above all, always when you buy an accessory for your iOS device make sure it is compatible.
How to turn off Bluetooth on iOS?
When you no longer use the Bluetooth system on your iOS device, it is recommended to disable themboth for your safety and to save phone battery.
To turn off Bluetooth on your iPhone or iPad, follow these steps.
to go to the Setting of the iOS device.
Now you need to go to the section “Bluetooth”.
Once there, you can turn off the BT system.
Also remember disable bluetooth accessories that you used.
How to remove a Bluetooth accessory in iOS?
if what you want is remove a Bluetooth accessory that you previously paired with your Apple device, you need to do the following.
In the Setting telephone, go to the section “Bluetooth”.
look for it bluetooth accessory that you want to delete.
Once you find it, press the “Information”, which is next to the device name.
From the options that appear, click “Forget this device.”
Keep in mind that to perform this procedure, Bluetooth on the iPhone or iPad must be enabled.
It is also important for you to know that in the event that remove AirPods from listthese will be automatically removed from other devices in which you logged in with the same Apple ID.
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