How to Fix Galaxy Tab S7 Bluetooth Issues

Are you experiencing Bluetooth connectivity issues on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 or S7+? Is the tablet unable to connect to a Bluetooth device or experiencing frequent disconnections? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with some effective solutions.

In this post, we’ll take a look at some tips to help you troubleshoot and fix any Bluetooth connectivity issues on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 or S7+.

Tips to Fix Galaxy Tab S7 Bluetooth Issues

1. Reboot the device

This is often the recommended solution for fixing a lot of issues including the bluetooth problem. This action will allow your tablet to refresh and clear itself of any flaws and glitches that may be affecting the device’s bluetooth system.

After the tablet has rebooted, try connecting again and see if the Bluetooth issue has resolved. If it doesn’t, proceed on to the next solution.

2. Turn Bluetooth off and back on again

Sometimes the Bluetooth system can malfunction due to software glitches or conflicts in the system. To make sure this isn’t the case, try turning the Bluetooth off and then back on again and see if that fixes the problem.

Here’s how to toggle the Bluetooth off and back on again:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Connections
  • Toggle Bluetooth off and then back on again

3. Perform the airplane mode trick

The airplane mode basically works by turning the airplane mode on for few seconds and then turning it off back again. This procedure will reset all network services and can eliminate any errors that may be present in the device’s network system including Bluetooth.

To perform the Airplane mode trick on your device, here’s how to do that.

  • Swipe down from the top to bring up the quick settings panel
  • Tap the Airplane mode icon to turn Airplane mode on
  • Tap the Airplane mode icon again to turn Airplane mode back off

4. Unpair and reconnect bluetooth devices

If your Galaxy Tab S7 or s7+ is currently paired with other bluetooth devices, that could cause conflict and prevent it from pairing with another bluetooth device. Try unpairing all connected or saved devices from your device and then try pairing them again. Doing this will help clear the conflicts and allow your device to initiate fresh connection.

Follow the steps below to remove the devices:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Connections
  • Tap on Bluetooth
  • Tap the Gear settings icon next to each device and then tap Unpair to remove the device.

Once you’ve done this, try reconnecting or pairing your Bluetooth device again and see if it works. If it doesn’t, try the next solution.

5. Try pairing with another bluetooth device

It is also possible that the problem is with the Bluetooth device itself. Try pairing your tablet with another Bluetooth device or accessory. If it works, the problem is with your primary Bluetooth device and you may need a replacement. If it doesn’t work, the problem could be with your tablet and you’ll need to keep on troubleshooting.

6. Reset network settings

You could also try resetting your network settings if the above solutions to not work. When you perform a network reset, all existing network settings on your tablet including the WiFi networks, Cellular data and Bluetooth connections will be deleted and restored to their default configurations. This can clear any network settings conflicts that may be causing random issues with your device’s network system, including Bluetooth.

To reset network settings on your tablet, perform the following procedures:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on General management
  • Tap on Reset
  • Tap on Reset network settings
  • Tap on Reset settings button
  • Tap Reset to confirm the reset

7. Update software

If there is a bug causing the Bluetooth issue, updating the device firmware may help fix the problem. To check and install software updates, perform the following procedures.

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Software update
  • Then tap on Download and install to download and install the update.

8. Factory reset the device

You can also try performing factory reset if none of the above solutions seem to work but before you do so, back up all your important data as the procedure will erase them completely. To do a factory reset, perform the following steps:

  • Turn off your device
  • Then press and hold the Power and Volume Up keys for few seconds
  • When the device logo is displayed, release the keys and wait until the Recovery menu appears
  • Use the Volume Down key to highlight and select “Wipe Data/Factory Reset
  • Press the Power key to select the option
  • Use the Volume Down button and highlight Factory data reset option
  • Press the Power key to proceed
  • After the factory reset completes, you will see the recovery menu again

9. Contact Samsung care

Sometimes the problem could be due to hardware defects or a damaged Bluetooth component on the device. To make sure if that is the case, contact Samsung care for further assistance.