Smartphones and Bluetooth devices today shouldn’t have problems connecting with each other, especially if you have a high-end phone like the Google Pixel 7. So we know how frustrating it is to be when you try pairing your phone with your Bluetooth headset and they just won’t click.
But when it comes to this kind of problem, there’s nothing to worry about because you will be able to fix it by doing some basic troubleshooting procedures.
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So in this post, we will show you how to fix a Pixel 7 that can’t connect or pair with Bluetooth devices.
- First solution: Restart your devices.
Before doing anything, make sure that it’s not just due to a minor glitch in your phone’s system or your Bluetooth device.
A reboot might be able to save you from doing all the troubleshooting procedures and fix this problem quickly and easily.
So take time to restart your Google Pixel 7 as well as the Bluetooth device you’re having difficulty pairing or connecting with your phone.
After doing the reboot and you Pixel 7 is still not able to connect to the device, then try doing the next solution.
- Second solution: Delete the previous Bluetooth connection.
If both devices have been working properly before this problem occurred, then you might have already paired them and they just won’t connect automatically. In such a case, all you have to do is to delete the current connection and have both of them pair with each other.
To delete the connection, swipe down from the top of the screen.
Tap and hold the Bluetooth icon until you’re brought to its settings page.
Tap the gear icon at the right side of the device you’re having issues with.
Tap Forget and then tap Forget device to confirm.
After doing that, try pairing them again and it should work now. At least, that’s what happens most of the time. However, if the problem continues, then you have to do the next solution.
- Third solution: Make sure the Bluetooth device isn’t damaged.
For you to be able to know if the Bluetooth device you’re having problems with is damaged or not, try pairing or connecting them to your other phones.
If your other phones cannot pair with it, then the problem is definitely with your Bluetooth device. However, if most of them can pair with the device, then the problem is with your Pixel 7.
In such a case, you have to reset the wireless services of your phone.
- Fourth solution: Reset the Bluetooth service on your Pixel 7.
There is a command in your phone that allows you to reset all wireless services including Wi-Fi, mobile data and Bluetooth.
In most cases, this is what you need to do to fix a problem like this and you don’t have to worry about your files, pictures or data as they won’t be deleted.
However, your Wi-Fi connection as well as other Bluetooth connections will all be deleted. As a result, you will have to reconnect your Pixel 7 to your network as re-pair it with your other Bluetooth devices.
You can find the option by navigating to Settings > System > Reset options and select Reset Wi-Fi, mobile & Bluetooth.
Follow on-screen instructions to proceed with the reset.
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Once you’ve done that, you can now pair your Bluetooth device with your Pixel 7.
We hope that this troubleshooting guide can help you.