The Bluetooth connective problems on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus has been an issue of concern since the new Samsung Galaxy was launched into the market. Some of the issues that have been reported by users include inability to connect, loss of Bluetooth connection and lack of control for the paired Bluetooth devices. You can update your firmware if you would like to solve this problem although some of the owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 still report some issues. If you are one of these users, you might read this guide to learn how to solve this issue.
For this tutorial, we make the assumption that you have installed the latest updates on your Galaxy S8 smartphone. We shall also assume that you have tried pairing your smartphone with other devices as well as restarting your phone. You also must have followed the instructions for pairing correctly.
Fix Bluetooth Issue On Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
To troubleshoot your Galaxy S8, you can try out a few things:
- Turn off the Wi-Fi connection
- Use Bluetooth to Reset
- Go to the Settings and proceed to Bluetooth
- From here, delete the existing pairings then reset
- Disable the apps which use Bluetooth and reset once again
It is also reported that some apps may interfere with the Bluetooth connection hence the reason for disabling them. Samsung also suggest that you try and wipe the cache partition in order to solve a number of issues on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
How to clear Bluetooth cache:
- From the settings menu, go to the app manager
- Select Bluetooth by swiping to the left
- Choose to Clear cache and also Clear data
- Once the cache clearing has been completed, reboot your smartphone
The operation provided above flushes the Bluetooth cache and this has proven to be an effective method for many owners. Wiping cache partition can also help solve the problem and you can use it as your last resort.
- Switch off your smartphone
- Press and volume the home, volume up and the power button together until you see the logo for the S8.
- Choose to Wipe Cache Partition from the recovery options and use the volume button to browse through the menu.
- Use the power button to select the highlighted option
- Give the operation enough time to complete and then reboot your smartphone
Wiping cache partition helps fix a lot of stubborn problems on the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone. Hopefully, this should be of help to you as well.