Hundreds of Apple iPhone X/iPhone 8 users are reporting Bluetooth connectivity issues
Update (January 16): A lot of iPhone 8 users are also reporting Bluetooth connectivity issues with their devices. Apple hasn’t said anything officially yet. Meanwhile, you can head here to read in detail what iPhone 8 users are saying.
Google and Samsung’s high-end phones aren’t the only ones catching bad press for Bluetooth issues. Turns out Apple’s latest flagship iPhone X is also heading to hit the charts. Sadly, not even two weeks past the launch, Bluetooth has already started troubling iPhone X users with connectivity issues.
Soon after users got their hands over the much awaited iPhone X, many of them started chiming about poor Bluetooth performance. Specifically, those affected have been reporting device’s connectivity issues with other Bluetooth devices like headphones/earpods, Apple watches, and car head-sets.
As can be seen above, users are routing to different help forums – including Apple Community and Reddit – and Twitter to bring out loud different use-cases where the phone doesn’t explore other devices, keeps connecting/pairing, and drops connection in-between.
— Joseph Martini (@realJoeMartini) November 13, 2017
@JLabAudio I'm having trouble pairing my Epic2 Bluetooth wireless headphones with new iPhone X. Any suggestions?!?
— Sam Muffly (@SamMuffly) November 7, 2017
I think the bluetooth on my iPhone X may be broken; Apple Watch frequently disconnects and handoff never works 😟
— Joseph Duffy (@Joe_Duffy) November 12, 2017
Guy on CNBC just now: “iPhone X is great, it just drops Bluetooth all the time and runs hot when you actually use it.”
— Bryan Beal 🎧 (@bryanrbeal) October 31, 2017
While the complaints are on a rise, Apple Support is pacifying those affected and telling them to DM, for them to take a closer look at the Bluetooth issues in question.
Let's meet in DM to take a closer look at your Bluetooth issues together. Send us a message using the link below. https://t.co/GDrqU22YpT
— Apple Support (@AppleSupport) November 8, 2017
The company has’t said much about the iPhone X’s glitchy Bluetooth yet. Meanwhile, Twitter continues to be flooded with baffled iPhone X buyers bleeding with Bluetooth sores.
— Michael Cosden (@michaelcosden) November 7, 2017
@Apple I love my iPhone X, but I’ve been having some annoying Bluetooth problems. Any idea when this might be fixed?
— the brown blondie. 👱🏽♀️ (@thebrwnblondie) November 5, 2017
Anyone have a problem connecting their #iPhoneX to their car via Bluetooth? I never had a problem with my 6 plus. 🤷🏽♀️
— Amanda Torres (@manduhrayne) November 11, 2017
The Bluetooth is flaky on iPhoneX. Keeps cutting out whilst connected to the car.
— Boback Shahsafdari (@bobacks) November 4, 2017
@whoop Are others reporting constantly dropping Bluetooth with iPhone X iOS 11 (and now 11.1)? Only device I’m having these issues with.
— Jeff Seggerman (@JSeggs) November 15, 2017
Anyone else having issues with iPhone X playing audio via Bluetooth in a Tesla? @echoz
— Tom Smallwood 👨🏻💻🏀 (@TomSmallwood) November 3, 2017
@Logitech Hey! Reviewing the new Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM speaker. Loving it and have everything set up via app. However, when watching a video (#twitchtv) or playing music and I use Alexa, it drops the Bluetooth connection. Using iPad Pro 10.5” and iPhone X.
— Namdnas (@lbouton) November 15, 2017
@Garmin Need some help pairing FR235 to iphone x, Bluetooth will not pair. reboots not working.
— Jerry Lawless (@jl1718) November 5, 2017
— Juan Aguilar (@readalibro) November 3, 2017
@AppleSupport the Bluetooth SUCKS on this iPhone X 🙄🙄🙄
— Joeanthony Jebbia (@joeanthonyj) November 4, 2017
— jake shepherd (@gr8sh3p) November 14, 2017