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#339 of 358 LG Chocolate and Infiniti G35
Oct 04, 2006 (6:14 am)
Has anyone tried using the Verizon LG Chocolate phone in a 2006 Infiniti G35? Is the phone fully compatible with the car's Bluetooth interface? Thanks!
#341 of 358 Blue Tooth Problems with MDX and Nokia 6102i
Mar 29, 2007 (1:00 pm)
My wife has a nokia 6102i that she uses in her 2007 Acura MDX with blue tooth. The main problem is that she canít use the actual cell phone once it is paired with the carís hands free link. She can only use the phone through the car. When she tries to make a call using the phone (instead of the hands free link) she just gets dead air, no dial tone, and usually the call doesnít even go through. Additionally, once it disconnects with the hands free link, she can not connect it again without turning off the car and starting it up again. Anybody have any thoughts? Dealer and Cingular Wireless are WORTHLESS. Thanks.
#342 of 358 Re: Blue Tooth Problems with MDX and Nokia 6102i [larryallen707]
Mar 30, 2007 (5:12 am)
That's a shame. I bet the dealer uses BT as a selling point when a purchase is being considered.
Google "MDX Nokia 6120i" and see if any tips come up. Hopefully someone else has that exact combination. Did anyone in the Acura threads speak up?
#343 of 358 Re: Blue Tooth Problems with MDX and Nokia 6102i [ateixeira]
Mar 30, 2007 (6:35 am)
No reply on Acura yet. Good thought on the Google. Will go try that now. You are SOOOOO right that they use BT as a selling point. Once you are done buying they tell you it doesn't work with every BT enabled cell phone AND, as we have learned, it doesn't work perfectly at all. For example, with Acura BT one can NOT dial from their phone. You have to use the Acura BT voice command. Try doing that with a 2 and 4 year old in the car. Not easy! Oh well... live and learn. Thanks!
#344 of 358 Re: 2006 Audi A6 and Treo 700p [domenickamarc]
May 25, 2007 (1:41 pm)
Would someone please explain how a SIM Card can be put in a Treo 700p with Verizon service? I've nearly pulled out all of my hair trying to find a FIX for the bluetooth connection between the Treo 700p (Verizon) and the Audi Q7 with the MMI - I can get it to work, but it constantly repeats soft resets, rendering the phone nearly useless. I have learned that Palm is supposed to provide a Maintenance Release for the Treo 700p during the week of May 28, 2007, which will be the first MR since the phone was originally introduced. Message 337 describes inserting a SIM Card, but, for the life of me, one of the reasons I switched from Cingular to Verizon was to get away from Sim Cards. Therefore, I'd have to conclude that the author of message 337 was having a brain fart when he described the insertion of a Sim Card, OR, it is I who just simply doesn't understand.
#345 of 358 Re: Audi Q7 Voice Dial
Jun 03, 2007 (3:27 am)
It is my understanding that the voice dial feature of the 2007 Audi Q7 BT does not allow you to dial a number via voice. In other words, one cannot say "Dial 212 569 9004" Does anyone know if this is true?
#346 of 358 LS 460 - name & number displayed on Nav screen
Jul 05, 2007 (5:23 pm)
On an LS460 using a Motorola Razr thru AT&T -- How do you set up the phone book so that the incoming caller's name and phone number appear on the nav screen when they call you. I have downloaded all my names and numbers from my phone, set up my speed dial etc. If I make the call, the name & number apppear--but if that same person calls me from that same phone, His name and number do not appear on my screen. I have had an 04 LS 430 with Nav and an 06LX 470, set them up the same way and could see the name and number on the screen when one of my contacts called me. I also remember reading something about a "1+" set up, but can't find it. Help, Please!
Jul 31, 2007 (3:53 pm)
From the messages I've seen on this site, and other forums, it's as though people have forgotten or didn't know Bluetooth is a trademark for intellectual property licensed to the auto industry, phone manufacturers and others with the explicit understanding that Bluetooth devices be interoperable. When auto manufacturers post "supported phones" on their website they are, in my opinion, in violation of their agreement with the Bluetooth Organization. I have become something of an activist on this issue after an unbelievable experience with my 2007 Infiniti M35. After 4 months of ownership, with no problems, my entire console froze up on a trip back from Ashland OR to the SF Bay Area. This meant I had no radio, no CD player, no navigation system, no ability to change the temperature or the fan speed. I immediately went to my dealer when I got back and they had to consult with their engineers who said it was my AT&T 8525 that caused the problem. This phone was not on their list of supported phones. They did offer to buy me a new phone but there are no phones I could have gotten with Bluetooth, MS Office Mobile, a full slide out keyboard, Wi-Fi and a camera. So I adamantly refused and escalated the problem to senior management at Nissan. Suddenly, when faced with the potential for bad press, they agreed to fix the freeze up. An engineer had a CD on his desk which would change the programming of my console and avoid another freeze up. BUT they still wouldn't guarantee the continued operation of the phone. I since learned that many carmakers have websites which tell you what phones they "support". Some, such as Toyota even have legal disclaimers that imply that, should you use any other phones, they will bear no responsibility for whether the phone works or not. You'll have to call your phone maker. This is not only hostile to the users of Bluetooth phones it puts many of us in the position of having to choose between a car and a phone. And it is all being done despite the agreements these companies have signed with the Bluetooth Organization. My view is encapsulated in a movie quote: "We're mad as hell and we're not going to take it any more". I would ask anyone who has had compatibility issues between a Bluetooth Certified Hands Free phone and their car, especially those the carmaker refused to resolve, to contact the Bluetooth Organization. There is a complaint form that can be found at: https://programs.bluetooth.org/apps/contactus/default.aspx
Your topic should be Brand and Trademark violations, because that is what this is all about: No interoperability or support for it and you should not get the trademark. Please feel free to pass this along to others who may have complaints too as well as any media that have an interest in the story.
#348 of 358 Re: mannacio [mannacio]
Jul 31, 2007 (4:02 pm)
Can you answer the question I posed in my posting #346?