You love your Bluetooth headset, but you don’t love that your iPhone won’t automatically route your incoming calls to your headset? Actually, your iPhone can automatically answer calls on your Bluetooth headset. Here’s how to make your iPhone automatically pick up calls on your headset.
Perhaps the only thing about this that is more frustrating than having your calls be picked up by your handset even though you have your Bluetooth headset firmly planted in your ear, and you know that it is connected, is finding the darned setting to make incoming calls default to your headset.
That’s why we have put together this easy-to-follow tutorial for you.
First, go into the settings area of your iPhone:
Now, at this point you might see the “Sounds” settings area, and think “Aha!”, and… you’d be wrong. Instead, go into the “General” settings area:
Now go into the “Accessibility” settings area (yep, what genius put this setting in – or at least only in – this area?):
Next scroll aaalllll the way down to “Physical & Motor” section, and tap on… tah dah … “Incoming Calls”:
And there it is. Select Headset (Default goes to your handset, Speaker goes to the speaker on your handset).
Hopefully this will save you some frustration when you don’t have to fumble with answering on your handset while at the same time trying to switch the call to your Bluetooth headset!
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