Bluetooth is one of the most important features of a mobile phone as its uses cannot be overemphasized. It allows you send images, text, contacts, videos, audios, apps, even internet data to other Bluetooth enabled devices easily. Before the introduction of Zender which uses WiFi and more faster, Bluetooth was the only better option as infrared method was too slow in data transmission.
Most atimes the bluetooth might choose to malfunction, but if in any way or the other expereience any bluetooth unable to transmit data, we recommend you try out the following solutions and steps below in other to solve and fix in the issue.
How To Fix and Solve Bluetooth Problems and Issues On Android 5.0 Lollipop
1. Free Up Space
Some times it’s caused by already filled device memory. When your phone’s memory space is running low, chances are you won’t be able to receive files via Bluetooth. So check your available storage space by going to phone settings > storage. Then delete files that are not so important to you to create space.
2. Turned on your Bluetooth Properly
The first and foremost troubleshooting is to check if Bluetooth is actually enabled on the phones. Check the notification area to see if the Bluetooth symbol is shown. You can also go to Settings and turn ON Bluetooth. Remember to make it visible to all nearby devices during the time of pairing or data transmission.
3. Enter the Pairing Code
Some device like blackberry, PC, windows phone and even some Android phones requires a pairing code in order to pair two or more devices. So endeavor to enter the codes properly in order for it to go through.
4. Clear Bluetooth Data
Sometimes you follow all the steps correctly and still can’t send or receive things with Bluetooth. The last resort is to clear the Bluetooth app data. Below is how to do it. ;
- Tap on the Settings option from your Android Lollipop phone > Apps option which is located in the Device category in the Settings window.
- Tap on the All and view the list of all running apps > Tap on the Bluetooth Share option > Choose Storage option > Tap on the Clear Data option > Finally tap on the OK button. All the apps data will be deleted permanently which include all files, settings, accounts, databases etc.
5. Download and Update Bluetooth Driver
Even if all the above steps are correctly followed by you but you don’t have a working Bluetooth driver on your PC – you won’t be able to pair your phone with it. So make sure you download and install the latest Bluetooth drivers compatible with your PC.
6. Reboot your device
If you noticed the Bluetooth in your phone is misbehaving, just reboot your phone or other devices you wish to connect with. Then try reconnecting, it will connect instantly.
By Following the above steps and sure you will be able to fix any issue relating to bluetooth but i will also advice you that nowadays sending files with WiFi and Hostspot supported apps like Xender, File share and many more is the best. it makes sending more faster and saves time as well.
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