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01-22-2013 06:12 PM
lddavis Apparently not all phones support the Bluetooth profile with streaming metadata, so that's yet another variable. Apparently you need "AVRCP 1.3". Version 1.4 to allow browsing. My phone has only 1.0 for instance. I've not yet felt compelled to root it so I can add that capability.

(Don't forget there's variable and buggy software on both ends of that connection. Not all problems may be MFT's fault.)
01-22-2013 02:52 PM
Now534 Aux works if you have a rca to 3.5mm cable

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01-22-2013 02:46 PM
dragonpalm
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Mine displays info via BT. I 3.5.1 with galaxy S3 running 4.1, I can play via usb it just takes over th sd as like a flash drive controlling it from the radio.

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My iPhone works the same way.

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My phone upgraded to Jelly Bean (4.1) That's all it shows whenever I play anything via BT Audio. USB connection gives me nothing (It doesn't accept the device) Maybe I have to do something on the phone settings to get it to play music that way. Otherwise it's BT or an Aux cable. The BT controls on the display work to change tracks but that's it.
I'm sorry to hear this about the Razr Maxx. It could be just your phone. MFT is just so unpredictable on different devices

By the way, I don't know how it is with your ST3 but my Ti doesn't have an aux. It only has USB (2), SD (1) and RCA (1) inside the center console.
01-22-2013 02:40 PM
Now534 Mine displays info via BT. I 3.5.1 with galaxy S3 running 4.1, I can play via usb it just takes over th sd as like a flash drive controlling it from the radio.

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01-22-2013 02:37 PM
GonzoFocus
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So your car has 3.5.1 and your phone has Android 4.0 ICS and it doesn't show info... that's strange. Is it only like that on Google Music or is it with Spotify too? Does it show anything when connected via USB? It was my understanding that the latest MFT fixed issues like this. Sorry to hear it doesn't I guess reach out to Jaclyn about it.
My phone upgraded to Jelly Bean (4.1) That's all it shows whenever I play anything via BT Audio. USB connection gives me nothing (It doesn't accept the device) Maybe I have to do something on the phone settings to get it to play music that way. Otherwise it's BT or an Aux cable. The BT controls on the display work to change tracks but that's it.
01-22-2013 02:33 PM
dragonpalm
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this is all I get
So your car has 3.5.1 and your phone has Android 4.0 ICS and it doesn't show info... that's strange. Is it only like that on Google Music or is it with Spotify too? Does it show anything when connected via USB? It was my understanding that the latest MFT fixed issues like this. Sorry to hear it doesn't I guess reach out to Jaclyn about it.
01-22-2013 02:11 PM
GonzoFocus
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You should be getting some tittle & artist information using Spotify or Pandora, etc if your MFT version is 3.5.1 (latest). My car had 3.0.2 when I got it (also a 2013) and the song data was extremely unreliable, much more than now.

And I don't think it's minor at all. Almost every car manufacture has got their new cars showing song title and artist, some even album and album art (gasp!).
this is all I get
01-22-2013 01:07 PM
dragonpalm
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Another thing I noticed and didn't like was that MFT doesn't display the song title or any info on the screen when using BT Audio. Minor I know but still.
MFT displays song title & artist for me but it's pretty unreliable. For example, after I use the backup camera (go into reverse), the song data will error and show strange (Japanese?) symbols after it was working fine before. And if a song is midway through at connection, the song data will error and show the previous song or strange symbols or nothing at all. This usually fixes if I switch to a new, fresh song.

You should be getting some tittle & artist information using Spotify or Pandora, etc if your MFT version is 3.5.1 (latest). My car had 3.0.2 when I got it (also a 2013) and the song data was extremely unreliable, much more than now.

And I don't think it's minor at all. Almost every car manufacture has got their new cars showing song title and artist, some even album and album art (gasp!).
01-22-2013 12:53 PM
GonzoFocus
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Just curious because I've never used Google Music, but does it have an elapse timer for songs? One thing I've noticed with Spotify is that the timer on the app is never in sync with the timer on the car. For example, I'll pick a song to play from Spotify where it starts at 0:00, but MFT will start it at 1:33 or some arbitrary number. Every time MFT doesn't start a song at 0:00, the song will skip. Just something I've noticed. I'm wondering if your MFT starts Google Music songs at the wrong time too.
Yeah Google Music has the same elapse timer for songs just like Spotify. I haven't noticed that start time issue but I will definitely keep an eye out for it.

Another thing I noticed and didn't like was that MFT doesn't display the song title or any info on the screen when using BT Audio. Minor I know but still.
01-22-2013 12:43 PM
dragonpalm
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I have definitely noticed the stutter/lag with BT Audio, it usually went away after a few songs. So far i've only experienced the instant skip using google music
Just curious because I've never used Google Music, but does it have an elapse timer for songs? One thing I've noticed with Spotify is that the timer on the app is never in sync with the timer on the car. For example, I'll pick a song to play from Spotify where it starts at 0:00, but MFT will start it at 1:33 or some arbitrary number. Every time MFT doesn't start a song at 0:00, the song will skip. Just something I've noticed. I'm wondering if your MFT starts Google Music songs at the wrong time too.
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