View Full Version : Nexus 6 - bluetooth problems

11-09-2016, 09:38 PM
Running 6.0.1.

A couple of days ago it 'forgot' my car bluetooth, my clock radio bluetooth and a couple of other bluetooth devices. It won't even 'see' my car now, even if I try to force connect.

Any ideas?

11-09-2016, 10:25 PM
Does it see anything at all? Sounds like it's faulty. Has it been dropped at all?

11-09-2016, 10:29 PM
No - hasn't been dropped.

It can connect to the soundbar for the TV and my Halo Fusion headset - but doesn't 'see' anything else. It's bizarre.

I also have a Moto G (2nd gen) that sees all four devices but only their MAC addresses - doesn't resolve to the device names

11-09-2016, 10:36 PM
And was working perfectly a couple of days ago. No Android updates in that timeframe...

12-09-2016, 01:57 PM
Factory reset time! :D

I'm pretty sure it was the 5X that had a bunch of bluetooth issues, not the 6, but I could be mistaken...

12-09-2016, 02:22 PM
Yes, I was also thinking factory reset. But as I am about to leave for Europe for three weeks, I might just let it slide for now.

Maybe Nougat will sort it all out....

12-09-2016, 03:27 PM
Have you tried restarting it? Android generally doesn't need it but the old "turn it off and back on" trick still applies for fault finding.

I like the quick connect feature of 6/6.01 and so far have not had it forget anything luckily. Using a note 5 myself.

12-09-2016, 03:29 PM
Yep. Restarting problem devices is my go-to tool in the first instance...

13-09-2016, 04:19 PM
Bizarrely, it seems to have sorted itself. I got my daughter to try to connect her 5X at the same time as me, and out popped up. All good!!!

14-09-2016, 10:12 AM
Weird though...