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Learn how to turn Bluetooth on or off, scan and connect to other Bluetooth devices, and unpair a connected device.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:


• Quickly turn Bluetooth on or off
• Enable or disable Bluetooth
• Pair with a device
• Unpair a device


Quickly turn Bluetooth on or off

Swipe down from the upper right corner of the screen to access the Control Center, then select the Bluetooth icon.


Note: If your device has a Home button, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Control Center, then select the Bluetooth icon.

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Enable or disable Bluetooth

1. From the home screen, select the settings app Settings app.

2. Select Bluetooth. Select the on switch Bluetooth switch to place it in the On or Off position as desired.

Note: To optimize battery life, turn Bluetooth off when not in use.

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Pair with a device

The device will automatically scan for devices. Available devices will be displayed. To connect to a device, select the desired device

Note: If prompted, review the Bluetooth Pairing Request prompt then select Pair. For additional information on pairing, please see the Pair Bluetooth Accessory article or the Apple support article Set up and use third-party Bluetooth accessories.

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Unpair a device

1. Select the info icon Info icon next to the desired device.

2. Select Disconnect.

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3. To forget a device, select Forget This Device. Select Forget Device to confirm.

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