How to Fix Samsung Galaxy A72 Bluetooth Issues

Are you experiencing issues with Bluetooth connectivity on your Samsung Galaxy A72? It can be frustrating when your Bluetooth is not working properly, but don’t worry, we’ve got some solutions for you.

In this post, we’ve compiled a list of effective tips to help you troubleshoot and fix Bluetooth-related issues on your Galaxy A72.

Let’s find out how to get your Bluetooth working again on your Samsung Galaxy A72.

Tips to Fix Samsung Galaxy A72 Bluetooth Issues

1. Reboot the phone

Random system errors can cause bluetooth malfunction and can be easily fixed by a simple reboot of the phone. This action helps eliminate any glitches that may be affecting the Bluetooth system on your phone.

To perform device reboot, follow these steps:

  • Press and hold the side button and volume down key together until the Power Menu appears
  • When the Power Menu appears, tap the “Power Off” or “Restart” button

After the phone reboots, try pairing again and see if it works. If it doesn’t, proceed on to the next solution.

2. Toggle Bluetooth off and on

Sometimes toggling the Bluetooth connection off and then back on again may help fix your Bluetooth problem especially if it is caused by a minor software glitch. Try doing this and see if the issues resolves.

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

  • Swipe down from the top to bring up the Quick settings panel
  • Tap the Bluetooth icon to turn Bluetooth off
  • Tap the Bluetooth icon again to turn Bluetooth back on

3. Toggle Airplane mode on and off

This is another simple trick that can fix bluetooth problem. It works by turning the airplane mode on for a few seconds and turning back off again. This action will reset all network services on your phone and eliminate any errors that may be present in the phone’s network system, including Bluetooth.

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

  • 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. Disconnect bluetooth devices

The paired bluetooth devices can often cause conflict and prevent it from pairing another bluetooth device. To clear this problem, try unpairing all connected or saved devices from your phone and then try pairing them again. This will allow your phone to initiate fresh connection and can help resolve the pairing problem.

Here’s how to disconnect existing bluetooth devices:
  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Connections
  • Tap on Bluetooth and make sure its turned on
  • Tap the Gear settings icon next to each device and then tap Unpair on the bottom left corner to remove the device.
  • Repeat to remove other paired devices.

Once you’ve removed all the paired devices, 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 device

Sometimes the problem could be with the Bluetooth device itself. Try pairing with another Bluetooth device and see if that helps. If the issue still persists, the problem could be with your phone and you’ll need to keep on troubleshooting.

6. Reset network settings

A network configuration error can lead to bluetooth  problem. Try resetting the network settings of your phone and see if that helps resolve the problem. A network reset will delete all existing network settings including the WiFi networks, Mobile data and Bluetooth connections and restored to their default configurations. This can eliminate any network settings conflicts that may be causing issues with the device’s network services, including Bluetooth.

To reset network settings, perform the following procedures:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on General management
  • Tap on Reset
  • Tap on Reset network settings
  • Tap on Reset settings button
  • Type in the passcode if prompted
  • Tap Reset to confirm the reset

7. Update software

A software bug may be the cause of the Bluetooth problem. Try updating the software and see if that helps 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. Reset your phone

If none of the above solutions work, you could try a factory reset as the last resort. But before you do so, back up all your data and contact information as the procedure will erase them completely.

To do a factory reset, perform the following steps:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on General management
  • Tap on Reset
  • Tap on Factory data reset
  • Tap on Reset button
  • Type in the passcode if prompted
  • Tap Delete all to confirm the reset

9. Contact Samsung Care

If the issue still persists, the problem is most likely hardware defect or a damaged Bluetooth component. Contact Samsung Care for further assistance on the issue.