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Bluetooth turned off. 2014 Toyota Camry.

seebertseebert Posts: 2
edited August 2018 in Toyota

we just bought a 2014 camry with 4000 miles on it. i deleted the previous phones from the previous owner and then the bluetooth was turned off. one can see that on the screen unlit and OFF. does anyone know how to turn it back on? I went to dealer and they did not. there is no option to turn on. tried to set to default and nothing. need help please

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  • steverstever Posts: 52,683
    edited September 2014

    Did you get a manual? Toyota has them online. (pdf file). If that link doesn't work, try this one.

    Looks like you should have gotten there returning to the default but I'm no Bluetooth whiz.

  • thanks- have the manual. no mention of how to do that and the manager at the toyota dealer did not get why this i happening. common sense and logic says going to default should work but doesn't. have to wait until the tech people are back to work at toyota. closed today. thanks for trying.

  • On my 14.5 L and 13 XLE, I go to Setup and press Bluetooth. There is a pairing procedure you go thru where you turn on your smart phone and the car system and walk them thru a learning process. Nothing is automatic by using default.

  • Did you ever find a solution to this problem? I'm having the same exact problem with the same make and model car.
  • I figured it out! Make sure to disassociate your phone with the car then connect again. In other words on my iPhone, "forget the network".
  • Thank you deanna301 your fix worked on my new 2016 Camry.
  • roberta123roberta123 Posts: 2
    I deleted the mobile address for the car on my phone then let the Bluetooth in car search again .then it found it and loaded all my contacts from my phone. This was a Windows phone and a 2014 Camry.
  • aprilmatisaprilmatis Posts: 1
    I tried what your saying and it still didn't work for me..says Bluetooth off and I have no idea why..its not just my phone I've tried several other phones and other cellular networks! Please if anyone can help!! I've tried all I know..worked fine one night and the next morning it wasn't working at all! So frustrated..
  • aerdna716aerdna716 Posts: 1


    I tried what your saying and it still didn't work for me..says Bluetooth off and I have no idea why..its not just my phone I've tried several other phones and other cellular networks! Please if anyone can help!! I've tried all I know..worked fine one night and the next morning it wasn't working at all! So frustrated..


    Did you ever figure it out because I'm having he same problem. When i go to detailed bluetooth settings, the option to turn bluetooth on is grayed out.. i tried deleting all personal data and previously paired devices. When i try to just connect and search for my car on my phone or tablet, it can see the car multimedia and connect for a sec, but then it boots off and says device not supported. Ive tried everything, i just cant figure out why it wont give me the option to turn it on in the car
  • I tried everything I could find to make the Bluetooth work. Every blog, every tutorial, even the manual :) Went up the ladder at the dealership (everyone trying the exact same things I had tried) but the option to "Add New Device" was always greyed out and it was stuck on "Bluetooth Is Off". Finally, the Toyota service person tried upgrading the firmware and, failing with that, determined I need a whole new audio unit. I'll be getting that this week or next. I know the other posts here are old but I want to post anyway so when someone new searches, you will see this and realize you may well have tried everything and done everything right and the system is just going to have to be replaced.
  • Hi All,

    I had the same problem. I clicked on “Forget this device” on my iPhone and then tried to connect the phone again from the car. This time it worked and now my iPhone is connected to my Camry 2013 again. Hope it works for you all too !
  • PF_FlyerPF_Flyer Pennsylvania Furnace, PAPosts: 8,566
    Thanks for sharing that baggs88. Amazing how many times things like that work now. Sort of like the standard Comcast solution of restarting the modem :)

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  • Having same problem here! Just bought a 2015 Venza (had a 2012 Venza-no problems) and the Bluetooth is off! Bluetooth on my iPhone has nothing to connect to, the Bluetooth in the car is off! Bluetooth on my iPhone is fine and works with everything else I have. The Bluetooth and Phone options on the car screen are greyed out(see attached photo) My iPhone was never connected to the car. I deleted previous personal data, Nothing has worked! How can the Bluetooth in the car be turned back on? Help!
  • I had the exact same problem, but now it’s fixed! I called Toyota Entune customer support and they sent me a link to the software update for my Camry Entune radio. Just follow the instructions and it will work again. https://securedp.toyota.com/download-app/toyota
  • Yoel MirandaYoel Miranda Posts: 1
    edited August 2018
    Hello everyone, I had the same problem with my camry 2012 , my  galaxy s8 connect with the car fine ,40 second later the bluetooth got off automatic and disconnected the phone, I tried everything,  disconnect the battery , delete the phone fron the car ,and connected one more time , I did everything possible and nothing works , BUT yesterday I found something that Finaly worked and fix the problem , I went to the bluetooth setting in my phone galaxy s8 and turn OFF the message accesS ( unpair ) 
    From the phone and left the call audio - media audio and contact access pair ON   and it fixed everything now , I am going to leave a picture of my phone setting showing what I mean  turning the Message access turned off. 
     
  • it seems this is still a weird issue.... Yoels response above still works.. but sometimes i can have messages turned on.... odd....
  • EileenEileen ColoradoPosts: 1
    edited December 2018
    I just resolved the issue of the bluetooth being in the off position and would not turn on on our 2013 Toyota. After reading all the above, I turned off the bluetooth on my phone and then turned on the bluetooth on the car. When it was searching for other devices I turned on the phone's bluetooth and it connected. I was able to pair it and it worked. Praise God.
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