October 24, 2012, 1:22 pm
I'm hoping you can helpme out if you own either a Samsung Galaxy SIII or an HTC One XL android mobile phone.
I am about to upgrade to one of these phones but have hear that the Samsung doesn't work very well with the bluetooth in my car (Mondeo 59 Plate Titanium with Sony 6 CD Head Unit) I haven't heard anything about the HTC.
I currently have an HTC that works seamlessley and would be tempted to go fo the HTC just for the same seamless experience but the Samsung seems like it might be a better phone but if it doesn't work in the car it might as well be a paperweight to me.
I know ford have a site with a list of compatable phones but the handsets on there are generally ancient so i assumed they arenot testing for my car anymore. (If it helps I have previously applied the update via USB that ford made available)
So anyone with either of those phones I would be grateful if you could confirm it works ok or adviser that they do not?
Hoping you can help
October 24, 2012, 11:42 pm
sgs3 here , have problems where it doesn't always connect to my cars bluetooth system.
October 25, 2012, 8:28 am
Thanks for taking the time to reply Steve.
When it does connect does it run as normal? or are their other issues.
Looking like I might stick with HTC as my other HTCs have all worked perfectly.
October 25, 2012, 10:20 am
Well I think its fine when it is connected but not having the phone that long and also I tend not to use the phone while driving that much but when I have used it controls and calls seem fine.
Its just the connection that's the problem , sometimes it connects other times it cant find my phone so I have to manually remove and repair the phone.
with android Jelly bean being released soon this may fix the issue unless its a Ford issue.
October 25, 2012, 1:35 pm
Thanks Steve - The version I'm looking at comes with Jellybean so may be OK if its not I suppose at least its still a 'hot' phone so I could flog it and use the money towards an alternative
November 1, 2012, 5:45 pm
Just in case anyone else has the same query.
I got the S3 LTE with Jelly Bean and thus far no issues at all.
November 1, 2012, 6:06 pm
I have the SGS3 with JellyBean and no connection problems at all and streaming work's perfectly
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