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Old 03-27-2013, 09:42 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by mpstryker View Post
Jaclyn has it exactly right. Her post was really helpful, and it applies to the older SYNC system as well as to the MyFordTouch that she described.

The Bluetooth issue with the Android 4.0.4 update for my AT&T Samsung Galaxy SII (SGH-I777) was its failure to pair with my 2010 Ford SYNC audio system. This failure seems to be caused the the loss of the ability to enter 6-digit pairing codes using Android 4.0.4. After the upgrade I could not pair the phone with the SYNC system, which generates a 6-digit random pairing code. Previous versions of Android distributed by AT&T for this phone did accept the 6-digit codes. Jaclyn's posting suggested a method for solving the problem using "reverse-pairing", outlined here:

In reverse pairing, the SYNC system generates a plain 0000 pairing code, which is accepted by the phone. After the reverse-pairing, everything worked fine, including the phonebook download, music streaming and all SYNC functions I have tried.

I first removed all Bluetooth devices from the phone by unpairing them and powering the phone off and then on, and I then deleted all devices from the SYNC system. I did NOT do the Master Reset of the SYNC system that was suggested, though I suppose it would have done no harm.
I've had the opportunity to play with a few at&t phones and every single one was garbage software wise. Since I think your phone is end of line for upgrade, I'd load on cyanogenmod.

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