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Old 10-13-2015, 11:45 PM   #61
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I would love to turn off the "voice" that speaks every time I get a call on my 430N.
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Old 10-14-2015, 10:15 AM   #62
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Unfortunately yes there is a lot of blame placed on Apple, however it's caused by their own doing. They do things the way the want to and don't conform to others and the way other phone companies are doing things. You see the issue is that in the BT specs there are options on how to support some features instead of a direct path. This leaves the interpretation of how to support a feature thru the BT specs up to the interpreter. As in the case with SMS messages, Apple only supports the incoming message section of MAP (Message Access Profile) and not for outgoing messages. They want you to be able to use SIRI to send a message similar to what you would if you were typing it into the phone. The problem is that not even SIRI can get a complete message correct. Not to mention that when you are dictating a full body message, your focus isn't 100% on your driving but instead on the message that you're speaking. Then when you're done with the message, the phone wants you to read the message prior to sending, most of the time you'll find mistakes and have to re - say the message. This action really takes your eyes off the road and places yourself and others in danger. The whole idea behind the "hands free environment" is to use the phone in the simplest and safest way while keeping your eyes on the road. This is why in most vehicle BT car kits that there are usually about 20 very generic messages.
I personally use the generic messages most of the time and if there is a message that needs more personal attention, then I pull over to the side of the road (yes, freeways included or I simply get off for a minute or so), pull into a parking lot etc and then respond to the message or place a call to the sender if there is more discussion that will be needed. Sure this can be a small pain but it's much less pain that if I got into an accident causing harm to myself, passengers, people in other vehicles or even totaling my vehicle. As the saying goes- "better safe than sorry".
Manufacturers should have just kept the BT HAnds free environment simple instead of allowing the phone MFG's to start loading on so many creature comfort features that can be used thru BT.

As for the issues that you were seeing with your IPhone, they may be corrected by rebooting your phone. This is done on the IPhone by holding the power and home buttons till the Apple is displayed on the phone screen then release them. The phone will now reboot, this is not the same as turning the phone off and back on.
I have used IPhones since the 4 came out and I do this at random times and it has helped with many other issues than just BT related.
This rebooting really needs to be done occasionally on all phones (Apple, Androids, BlackBerry's etc) in order to keep the processor working at peak performance.This also updates the profile between your phone and network when you do it.
Thanks for the tips... i will try and reboot the phone on a daily basis (takes 3-4 mins) and see where that leads... I'm at the dealership now, i think they're looking into replacing the BT module, unsure yet...

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Old 10-15-2015, 11:39 AM   #63
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It's the only way that you know there is an incoming call unless you're paying attention to the radio screen which would then mean that your eyes aren't on the road.
Thank you for the explanation, too bad it doesn't have a ring mode with the name/number on the radio display when it rings.

I have a 130 not 430. My bad.
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I can't seem to get it installed after I plug in the thumb drive. It keeps telling me to plug in a thumb drive. I've formatted 3 thumb drive so far and the voice continues to tell me to plug in a thumb drive and try again.
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I think I found a way to get rid of the voice. my iPhone rings and the No is displayed on my radio (Base unit)

Try this on your iPhone: Go to settings, Go to bluetooth, click on the i on the right of UConnect, Turn off Show notification, Sync contact is on but unclick everything under sync contact.

Let me know.
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Old 10-16-2015, 09:36 AM   #66
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If the Uconnect SW version is lower than 63.03.01 then you'll need to change the file extension to upd so the file looks like:

uconnect.upd
Got it done finally it works great. Thanks!
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Anyone know if they've fixed the pairing with the Galaxy Note 5 yet? streaming seems to work, but calling does not
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Old 10-21-2015, 03:57 PM   #68
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Hi -

Have a 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with RES radio, build date of 4/14.

Just upgraded my Nexus 5 a couple days ago to Android 6.0. Since then incoming calls seemed fine, and initiating a call from my radio (using the DIAL voice command) worked, but when initiating an outgoing call from my Nexus (how I make calls 99% of the time) the radio never switched over to my phone even though my phone said it was on Bluetooth. Only thing I seemed to be able to do was switch my phone over to the phone speaker, but switching back to Bluetooth did not seem to help.

I tried a complete factory reset on my phone, installed a fresh factory image, but it did not help.

I checked the Uconnect web site and typed my VIN but it said no update was available.

I ran across this thread:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f40/and...e-1081490.html

..which said it applied to my car (older than 6/14), so I downloaded and installed the update. Unfortunately I did not notice what version of the software was previously installed, but after installation it reads:

B.63.03.06
V:HS:d2

Unfortunately the update seems to have changed my problem but did not fix it. Now when initiating the call from my phone the radio does switch to Bluetooth, but it immediately says "Call Completed".

I did remove all phone pairs from Uconnect, re-paired, etc... I am trying the Uconnect update again and will test further but at this point I do not have much hope.

I have a new Nexus 5x on order and hope it does not have the same issue!

Any input appreciated.

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Well, after installing the update a second time and rebooting everything I'm back to my original issue.
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1) The problem here is that the phone is not sending a BT message to Uconnect that there is an active call when you initiate the call from the phone. There are 3 different queries that Uconnect sends the phone when it thinks there is an outgoing call and one or more of them is not being responded to.

2) Uconnect will query the phone about outgoing calls and the phone needs to respond correctly or within a specific time frame (about 5 seconds). If the phone does not respond, then Uconnect will assume that there is no active call, give the "call completed" prompt and return to the radio mode.
This seemed to happen much quicker than 5 seconds.

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3) Do I understand correctly that the phone worked properly prior to the 6.0 update?
Yes, worked absolutely fine. On rare occasion I would need to reboot the phone (or radio) because of an oddball issue, usually related to music streaming, but probably nothing too abnormal.


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4) Do you only hear the "call completed" prompt when a call is initiated from the phone (if the call is made using the Uconnect button do you also get the prompt)?
That only happened right after I initially installed the update and I have not heard it since. The more typical behavior is that the radio does not switch to the phone at all - it keeps playing my radio, while my phone says it's connected to Bluetooth. I have not been spending much time in my car but will test more today. Every time I tried initiating the call using the radio DIAL command it worked fine.

One thing I found interesting before I installed the update (did not test this after I installed) - if I initiate a call using the DIAL voice prompt, and it works OK, if I then hang up and try to initiate a call using the phone it works. I will have to test this again to ensure it's consistent, but it worked a couple times in a row. Once I shut off the car and went back in later it went back to my original issue.
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It's very erratic. Yesterday on my way home from work it worked fine with 2 straight calls.

This AM I was streaming audio and tried to initiate a call from my phone and the audio stopped but the phone call was never heard on the radio (just silence).

Around lunchtime I tried another call and the radio never flipped to my phone - just kept playing FM. I hung up and initiated the call from Uconnect and it worked fine.

Very frustrating.

My Nexus 5x comes in Tuesday. I hope it corrects the issue, otherwise it may not be specific to my model phone and might be Android 6.0 in general.

Can you confirm the Uconnect software I am running is the latest version?

Thanks again...
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AT&T

Definitely only started once upgraded to Android 6.0.
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OK, and I will follow up after I get my Nexus 5x in a few days.
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Checking in to see how the new phone is working out.
Hi -

I haven't been driving a lot, and if it works once it seems to work for the whole trip, so I haven't had a lot of time to test.

Initially I had a couple issues on the first day where it didn't pick up and thought the problem was still occurring. I also believe that when the problem is occurring if I hit the Phone button on my radio to initiate a call, then cancel and initiate from my phone it works - so I don't need to necessarily dial from uConnect, just make an initial connection to my phone from uConnect, then at that point it seems fine.

Anyway, since that first day it has been working reliably but like I said I don't think I've tested enough yet.

If I have further trouble I'll report back, but I'm not confident yet.

Again, this is running Android 6.0 now on a Nexus 5x.
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Ok, would you let us know how it's going in a few days?
Yes, I will report back once I am confident I have tested enough.


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Oh and have you tried to initiate the call directly from the phone without attempting from Uconnect at all.
Yes, that is my problem. After upgrading to Android 6.0 on my Nexus 5 I could not successfully initiate a call from my phone, which is what I do 99% of the time. If I initiated a call from Uconnect it would work, and from that point forward I could successfully initiate a call from my phone as well. I assume until I shut my car off.


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The strategy is different if you start the call from Uconnect, end it and then somewhat quickly from the phone. There is a time window where Uconnect is still talking to the phone about the original call and then when you make the call from the phone, it sends a BT message to Uconnect that there is a conference call, in the conference call mode Uconnect knows that there is an active call and doesn't query the phone about the call. It just waits for the phone to send a BT message that the call has ended.
If a call is initiated from the phone, then Uconnect doesn't query the phone about the call but the phone still has to let Uconnect know there is an active call.
Understood. Initiating from Uconnect was just a workaround. I don't want to do that regularly.
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Hi -

Wanted to confirm that the issues are still occurring. Since it's happening with both my old Nexus 5 and new Nexus 5x I'm assuming it is an issue introduced with Android 6.0. Sometimes it works fine, most times it does not.

Hoping an update for Android or Uconnect fixes it because it really sucks right now.
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There's an option for automatic dime in the 730N menu.
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Yes, by LG. Lots of people reporting BT problems with Android 6.0 here so perhaps it will be fixed by Google:

https://code.google.com/p/android/is...tail?id=189188
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Ok, so I read through all 4 pages and just to confirm, on an iPhone running 9.xx you cannot get the UConnect to announce that there is an incoming text?
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Will be working on my U-connect today. Sometimes it work, but just drops out for some reason.
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Thanks for the advice. I have tried resetting the phone and turning it off and on. It could be the blue tooth on the phone, iPhone 6, but i have no problem streaming to any other device. What's your thoughts. I'm thinking I just need to pair it again because some update may have caused a glitch.
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When I get a phone call, it connects ok but the incoming voice is garbled even time. It gets better and is clear without about 5-10 seconds. It doesn't matter who is calling me. Is anyone else having this problem?
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Got it, done,easy Thanks to all
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Just curious if anyone has random bluetooth drops for no reason and/or a fix. It's happened across 3 phones now so I know its not the end device. The devices were a Note 4 on both 5.0 and 5.1 android. An iPhone 6s on iOS 9-9.2 beta. Most recently an HTC A9.

I cannot find a rhyme or reason to the disconnects except it always happens during music playback.

its a uconnect 430 I believe, non nav. on a 2015 wrangler.

I have read through this thread a few times and found no solution.
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Just curious if anyone has random bluetooth drops for no reason and/or a fix.
It may not be directly related to the Uconnect. In my experience, BT dropping is generally due to interference in the same frequency band as BT, especially from other BT devices. Any chance there are other BT devices around when this is happening, even if they are not actively connected or paired? Like laptops, other phones, tablets, etc.? Or any other radio communication device that might use 2.4gHz? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_2.4_GHz_radio_use has a list but the big ones besides BT are car alarms and WiFi.
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It may not be directly related to the Uconnect. In my experience, BT dropping is generally due to interference in the same frequency band as BT, especially from other BT devices. Any chance there are other BT devices around when this is happening, even if they are not actively connected or paired? Like laptops, other phones, tablets, etc.? Or any other radio communication device that might use 2.4gHz? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_2.4_GHz_radio_use has a list but the big ones besides BT are car alarms and WiFi.
It's kinda hard to say as I am driving when it happens and it happens whether I am alone or not. I dont have any other devices setup in the car and 99% of the time my wifi is disabled on the device, thank goodness for unlimited data.
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It's kinda hard to say as I am driving when it happens and it happens whether I am alone or not. I dont have any other devices setup in the car and 99% of the time my wifi is disabled on the device, thank goodness for unlimited data.
Do you have keyless entry on your Jeep? The quick googling I did shows that Jeep's keyless entry runs at 2.5gHz which is close enough to bluetooth to cause issues.
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Do you have keyless entry on your Jeep? The quick googling I did shows that Jeep's keyless entry runs at 2.5gHz which is close enough to bluetooth to cause issues.
Hmm, I wonder if Chrysler in all their wonder didn't properly shield it. Reminds me of the early 2000s VWs where they forgot to install a keyless antenna thus giving the keyless entry about a 20ft range at best.
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Hmm, I wonder if Chrysler in all their wonder didn't properly shield it.
If they shielded it, it wouldn't work.

You have to allow radio transmission for wireless RF devices to work. It just so happens the 2.4gHz band is extremely crowded, and depending on the bluetooth device, you might wind up with interference that causes signal drop.

My BT headset works perfectly all the time while I'm riding my mountain bike but it drops constantly at my office. It's a perfect example of how interference screws up BT.

I wonder how much else in the Jeep is operating in 2.4gHz range.
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Yeah I just find it suspect that it happens with 3 separate phones it poor design if that is the case. I may just have to get an adapter to prevent ground loop noise and use my aux cable. It sounds better that way anyways.

I am spoiled by my steering wheel controls though haha.

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