Pairing any Aftershokz headphones to iPhone is just a matter of seconds. You just have to enable the Bluetooth feature in both your iPhone and your Aftershokz headphones. However, you may have some difficulties while pairing. The reason is that Aftershokz and many other bone conduction headphones certainly have a different pairing method. 

In traditional headphones, in the ON condition, you can select headphones in the iPhone Bluetooth devices list and verify pairing from headphones or simply enter a specific code for that particular headphones. On the other hand, pairing Aftershokz starts by turning them OFF.

So, this article aims to guide you about the common problems while pairing Aftershokz bone conduction headphones to iPhone. Also, how to pair Aftershokz to iPhone.

How to Pair Aftershokz to iPhone?

Following are the steps to pair Aftershokz bone conduction headphones to iPhone.

  • First of all, you have to turn on the Bluetooth feature on your iPhone. On the other hand, Aftershokz should be turned off.
  • Now it’s time to put the Aftershokz into pairing mode. For this, you just have to press the volume+ button for 5-7 seconds. After this, you will see LED flashing red and blue. Also, you will hear, “Welcome to Aftershokz.”
  • After this, you have to look at the iPhone Bluetooth settings. You will see the list of available to connect Bluetooth devices. From the list, select the Aftershokz headphones (usually mentioned with the model name).
  • Now, after some seconds, you will hear a voice “connected.”

Now, you can listen to your music or take calls accessed from the iPhone on your Aftershokz bone conduction headphones.

Common Problems While Pairing Aftershokz to iPhone

Following are some problems you may encounter while pairing Aftershokz to iPhone.

First and foremost, if the previously connected Bluetooth list on your iPhone is full, no other device can be connected. To solve this, you can clear or delete the list, or if you can’t, you can remove one device also.

As you know, Bluetooth connectivity depends on many factors, for instance, the Bluetooth version is the most important and crucial factor. Aftershokz bone conduction headphones come in various Bluetooth versions. Recently most advanced Aftershokz headphones have been equipped with Bluetooth V5.0.

On the other hand, different models of iPhones come in different Bluetooth technologies. For example, if you have an iPhone and 6 Plus that come with Bluetooth V4.2. However, with iPhone 8 to above, you will get compatible Bluetooth technology to Aftershokz headphones (V5.0).

However, Aftershokz headphones can easily pair with almost any device above Bluetooth version 3.1. So, the version problem should not happen with the iPhone. However, Since Aftershokz headphones commonly have Bluetooth version 5.0, there can be some compatibility issues.

Sometimes there can be some software and hardware issues within the headphones or iPhone, which can be easily resolved by simply restarting the devices and trying to pair again. The pairing method will be explained below later.

Last but not least, commonly, we don’t use Bluetooth regularly, so it is also possible that your iPhone’s Bluetooth is not working or functional. In this case, you should look for a mobile mechanic. 

How to Pair Aftershokz with Other Devices

TV, Computer, Multiple Devices, Android, Macbook, Apple Watch, Tablet

How to Pair Aftershokz other Models

Aftershokz Titanium, Aftershokz Air,

Is AfterShokz compatible with iPhone?

Yes, all latest and some old iPhones are compatible with Aftershokz. However, if you have iPhone 6 Plus or less, Afershokz will not work with them. The reason behind this is the Bluetooth technology used in Aftershokz, which is the latest.

Does AfterShokz have an iPhone app?

Yes, Aftershokz has an iPhone app with many features, but unfortunately, it only works for the Open Run Pro model of Aftershokz.

Does Siri work with AfterShokz?

Yes, you can use Siri to execute commands on Aftershokz with ease during riding, running, hiking, and any other physical activity in which you can’t use your iPhone easily.

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