How to Fix Bluetooth Connection Issues in Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4

Last Updated on July 28, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by Google Pixel 4 Bluetooth not responding or Bluetooth pairing problems? Here’s how to fix Bluetooth connection issues in Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4 devices. Try the solutions below if your car or Bluetooth accessory isn’t connecting to your Google Pixel. First of all, confirm that your devices are paired and connected. Other Pixel Bluetooth issues occur, such as can’t pair with a car, can’t hear music, can’t make or get calls, etc. Not all cars can make or get phone calls or play music by Bluetooth. Several users facing can’t hear music or can’t make or get calls by Bluetooth.

You can use Bluetooth to transfer data between two devices. Also, share a mobile connection by Bluetooth tethering or hotspot on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Follow the below-given possible solutions to fix Google Pixel Bluetooth issues.

How Do I Fix Bluetooth Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL?

How to fix Bluetooth connection issues in Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4

Apply the troubleshooting methods below to fix Google Pixel 4 XL Bluetooth keeps disconnecting.

Restart your Pixel

Long press the power button and tap on the Restart button to reboot your phone. Now try to connect pair with other devices or car’s Bluetooth.

Turn Bluetooth off and On

Turn Bluetooth off and then on again. While Bluetooth settings are open, pair & connect a Bluetooth accessory.

Step 1: Open the phone’s Settings app.

Step 2: Tap on Connected devices.

Step 3: Tap on Connection preferences.

Step 4: Tap on Bluetooth.

Step 5: Toggle Off Use Bluetooth.

How to Fix Bluetooth Connection Issues in Pixel 4 XL

Step 6: After 05-10 seconds, toggle on Use Bluetooth.

Turn off Bluetooth when you’re not using it to save battery life.

Check Software Update

Check Software Update to Fix Bluetooth Connection Issues in Pixel 4

Settings > System > System Update > Check for update

Clear Bluetooth Cache in Pixel

Step 1: Go to the Settings app.

Step 2: Tap on Apps

Step 3: Tap on See all apps.

Step 4: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) at the top right corner.

Step 5: Tap on Show System.

Clear Cache for Bluetooth to fix Google Pixel Bluetooth issues

Step 6: Scroll down and tap on the Bluetooth from a list.

How Do I Fix Bluetooth Pixel 4

Step 7: Tap on Storage & cache.

This clear cache will remove temporary app data from your devices.

Fix Google Pixel 4 Bluetooth Not Responding

Step 8: Tap on Clear cache.

If clear cache won’t fix the issue, clear data or storage in your Pixel devices. This clear storage will remove all app data from your devices.

Change Bluetooth AVRCP Version 1.3/1.4 to Fix Pixel Cut Sound when Paired with Car’s Bluetooth

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Step 3: Scroll down at the end of the page and tap on Developer options. If hidden developer mode in your Pixel, you can enable it here.

Change Bluetooth AVRCP Version to fix Bluetooth Connection Issues in Pixel 4 XL

Step 4: Scroll down and tap on the Bluetooth ACRCP version in the networking section.

Change Bluetooth AVRCP Version to Fix Pixel Cut Sound when Paired with Car's Bluetooth

Step 5: Select an AVRCP version from AVRCP 1.3/AVRCP 1.4.

Can’t Pair with a Car to fix Bluetooth Connection Issues in Pixel

If your device won’t pair with a Bluetooth accessory, clear devices from your phone’s memory and car’s memory.

Remove Connected Paired from your Google Pixel

Step 1: Go to the Settings app.

Step 2: Tap on Connected devices.

Step 3: Tap on See all in the previously connected devices section.

You can see a list of connected devices.

Step 4: Tap on the Settings icon of the device you want to remove.

Step 5: Tap on Forget.

Step 6: Tap on Forget device.

Now turn on Bluetooth and connect pair with other devices.

Clear Paired devices from your Car’s Connection

Follow the car’s manual to clear devices paired with your car. If you paired your device and car before, clear your phone. Now refresh the device list and pair it with your phone or car’s Bluetooth.

Can’t Pair with Other Accessories   

Check that your accessory is discoverable and ready to pair. If your accessory needs a passcode and you don’t have it, try 1234 or 0000. Refresh your accessory list and pair a new device.

Frequently Asked Question:

How Do I Reset my Bluetooth Pixel?

To reset Bluetooth on Pixel (Android 12), go to Settings > System > Reset options > Reset Wi-Fi, mobile, and Bluetooth > Reset settings > Confirm your screen lock > Reset settings. It will reset all your network settings, including WiFi, Bluetooth, and Mobile data.

How Do I Clear my Bluetooth Cache Pixels?

To clear Bluetooth cache Pixels (Android 12), go to Settings > Apps > See all apps > Menu at the upper right corner > Show system > Bluetooth > Storage and cache > Clear storage > OK. This will delete the Bluetooth app’s temporary data.

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And that’s it. We hope the above is one of the methods used to fix Bluetooth connection issues in Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4. Do you have any other tips to fix Pixel 4 Bluetooth issues? Tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.

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  1. Thank you. Pixel 4a worked after clearing the cache and data. I was ready to reinstall Android 10, glad I checked one more website.

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