Voiceover And Bluetooth Connection

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Hi. Running IOS8 on an iPhone 5S. I am trying to pair my phone to my Panasonic Micro HiFi System, which permits bluetooth streaming. When I go into Settings, Bluetooth and turn it on, I am told that Device searching is "In Progress", but nothing is found and "In Progress" remains on my screen indefinately. Has anyone else had a similar issue? My daughter is also running IOS8, on an iPhone 5 and has no trouble connecting to the HiFi, albeit that she is not using Voiceover. Should I be doing anything else on the phone in order to detect discoverable bluetooth devices?

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Submitted by Soupy on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

My guess is that you have to do something with your Panasonic Hi-Fi to set it into pairing mode. Right now, it’s not telling your phone that it’s out there and available. This should be a one-time only thing, and your phone will automatically connect to the Panasonic once it has been paired for the first time.

Submitted by Eric Davis on Saturday, September 27, 2014

I know how that goes. I have 3 or 4 bluetooth devices that I use. It can be a problem to remember how to put each in paring mode. The difficult part is that most of them don't tell you when they are in paring mode.