This post will walk you through connecting the new Google Pixel 7 and the iPhone 14 smartphones over a Bluetooth connection. Here’s a quick guide to pair the Google Pixel 7 and the iPhone 14.
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Time Needed : 3 minutes
One of the easier and faster ways to transfer files between mobile devices is over a Bluetooth connection. For as long as both devices are compatible and the Bluetooth requirements are met, the file-sharing process should be smooth and seamless.
If you own the latest Google Pixel phone and are wondering how to pair it with the latest iPhone 14 series, you can refer to these subsequent steps.
- To get started, launch the Settings app on your Pixel phone by tapping on the gear-shaped icon (settings app shortcut) from the Apps tray.
To access the Apps tray, you’ll need to swipe your two fingers up from the bottom of the Home screen.
- In the Settings menu, tap Connected devices.
Another menu opens with a list of all Bluetooth devices that are connected or paired with your Pixel 7.
- Find your iPhone 14 from the list of connected devices then tap on it to instigate Bluetooth pairing with your Pixel 7.
You may have to tap See all to view all the list of available Bluetooth devices within range.
- If you don’t see the iPhone 14 in the list, tap the option to Pair new device instead.
This option is found on the Connected devices menu, right on top of the Saved devices section.
- Your Pixel phone will then start scanning for new devices nearby. When finished scanning, tap to select the name of your iPhone 14 from the list of Available devices.
Make sure that your iPhone 14 has its Bluetooth feature enabled, turned on, and in discoverable mode so that your Google Pixel 7 can communicate and pair with it later.
- When the iPhone 14 appears in the list, tap on it to proceed. Typically, you’ll be prompted with a Bluetooth pairing code that you need to enter to grant the pairing request sent to your iPhone and connect your devices.
Be sure to enter the correct code to ensure that pairing is successful. Tap Pair on the pop-up window then follow the rest of the on-screen instructions to finish pairing your devices.
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As soon as your devices are paired, you should be all set to share files such as photos, videos, documents and other content between devices wirelessly, particularly over a Bluetooth connection.
Aside from file-sharing, you can also perform other actions such as play audio or route audio calls from your Pixel phone and share contacts to your iPhone using Bluetooth. Just make sure that both your devices are close to each other during the entire pairing process so that everything goes and works as intended.
Once you’re done sharing files between your Pixel 7 and iPhone 14, you can disconnect your devices or disable Bluetooth on your Pixel phone to save power.
Unable to Pair/Bluetooth Pairing Error?
There may be some instances wherein the supposed to be fast and easy Bluetooth pairing procedure somehow gets complicated. As a result, unexpected pairing errors occur and your devices are unable to pair.
Should this be the case, check and ensure that all basic Bluetooth requisites are met including system compatibility and proximity.
If you’re getting an error prompt, read the error message as it usually gives a hint on what went wrong and what needs to be done in order to correct it.
Performing basic tweaks such as turning Bluetooth off and on, Airplane trick and soft reset on both devices can also help clear out random software glitches that might have hindered the Bluetooth pairing process.
Also ensure that your devices are both up-to-date.
And that’s how you pair an iPhone 14 with the Google Pixel 7 using the in-built Bluetooth feature.