Why is my iPhone not pairing with my MacBook?
Make sure that your iOS or iPadOS device is turned on, unlocked, and on the Home screen. Check that you have the latest software on your Mac or Windows PC. If you’re using iTunes, make sure you have the latest version. If you see a Trust this Computer alert, unlock your device and tap Trust.
How do I connect my iPhone to my Mac wirelessly?
On your Mac:
- Click the Bluetooth icon in the menubar at the top right of your screen.
- Select System Preferences and Bluetooth and you’ll see a list of Bluetooth items that you can connect to.
- Click the image of your iPhone and you’ll get a connection request from the smartphone.
- Choose Connect to make the connection.
Why won’t my phone connect to my Mac Bluetooth?
If turning your Mac Bluetooth off and on didn’t help, try disconnecting all your USB and Bluetooth devices and then connecting them back on again: Go to System Preferences ➙ Bluetooth. Click on X beside the device to disconnect it. Restart your Mac.
Why can’t I connect my iPhone to my laptop via Bluetooth?
You should first make sure Bluetooth is turned on and try connecting your device in the Bluetooth settings. If your iPhone still won’t connect to Bluetooth, you can try deleting other devices from Bluetooth settings, updating your iOS software, resetting your network settings, or restarting your iPhone entirely.
How do I get my Mac to recognize my iPhone?
Connect your iOS or iPadOS device and make sure it’s unlocked and on the Home Screen. On your Mac, choose Finder > Preferences from the Finder menu bar, then click Sidebar at the top of the preferences window. Make sure “CDs, DVDs and iOS Devices” is ticked.
How do I connect my phone to Mac?
On your Mac, pair your devices first. Here’s how: Click the Apple menu icon → System Preferences → BlueTooth → Turn On BlueTooth. Select your iPhone → Connect.
How do I put my iPhone in pairing mode?
Pair your device with a Bluetooth accessory
- On your device, go to Settings > Bluetooth and turn on Bluetooth.
- Place your accessory in discovery mode and wait for it to appear on your device.
- To pair, tap your accessory name when it appears on the screen.
Why is my iPhone not showing up in Finder?
Click Finder in the Menu bar. Click Preferences. Click the Sidebar tab. Click the checkbox next to CDs, DVDs, and iOS Devices to check it if the box is empty.
How do I pair my iPhone to my computer?
Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your computer or another device. Enter your passcode, if you have one, to unlock your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you want to allow your computer to access information on your device, select your device in Finder and click Trust, or if you’re using iTunes, click Continue.