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Old 10-02-2012, 12:18 PM   #1
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When will Ford fix the Sync? Sync hates Android!

My Focus fails to connect to my phone every couple of days. I have to disable, and reenable bluetooth to connect it again. Its very annoying. My wife has OnStar FMV in her Mazd5, and has no issues at all with her Andoid phone.

My phone is NOT on the list of compatible phones, so I know I am kinda out of luck, but there has got to be away to make the compatible list of phones MUCH larger, much faster.


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Old 10-02-2012, 03:01 PM   #2
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What type of Android do you have? I have the Android Charge and it's completely reliable...well, it connects about 98% of the time, but that's technology in itself.
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:45 PM   #3
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I have had 2 since I bought the car. First was a Samsung Intercept, and my current phone is a Motorola Triumph. When connected, they function just fine, but it happens just enough where I forget to look for the bluetooth symbol on the screen, and then I get a call, and have to dig the phone out of my pocket. Very annoying.

I have heard good things about iPhones and Windows phones working with Sync, I think Androis is a crap shoot.
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I have had 2 since I bought the car. First was a Samsung Intercept, and my current phone is a Motorola Triumph. When connected, they function just fine, but it happens just enough where I forget to look for the bluetooth symbol on the screen, and then I get a call, and have to dig the phone out of my pocket. Very annoying.

I have heard good things about iPhones and Windows phones working with Sync, I think Androis is a crap shoot.
Hey, Meathead -

Certain phones hold the best connection when they're Reverse Paired. Instead of the standard process of your phone finding SYNC, SYNC will find your phone. I recommend performing a Master Reset on the system and giving it a try.

MyFord:

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...ter-reset-sync

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...air-phone-sync

MyFord Touch:

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...c-myford-touch

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...c-myford-touch

Let me know if this helps or if you have any questions. :)

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Old 10-03-2012, 02:53 PM   #5
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Hey, Meathead -

Certain phones hold the best connection when they're Reverse Paired. Instead of the standard process of your phone finding SYNC, SYNC will find your phone. I recommend performing a Master Reset on the system and giving it a try.

MyFord:

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...ter-reset-sync

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...air-phone-sync

MyFord Touch:

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...c-myford-touch

http://support.ford.com/sync-technol...c-myford-touch

Let me know if this helps or if you have any questions. :)

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I will try it tonight, it cant hurt, thanks.
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I will try it tonight, it cant hurt, thanks.
Sounds good, let me know the results.

BTW, make sure you remove the old SYNC pairing from your phone's Bluetooth settings menu.

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Sounds good, let me know the results.

BTW, make sure you remove the old SYNC pairing from your phone's Bluetooth settings menu.

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SO what does typing in 0000 do differnently than a standard 6 digit pin? I did it at lunch time, and as reconnected twice so far today. I will check back on Tuesday and see if it solved it.
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Some of the older phones have issues, I'm pretty sure they are more I phone friendly.
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i have heard of iPhones having more trouble than androids. I have a 2 year old Evo 4G and it always connects and stays connected.
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My Focus fails to connect to my phone every couple of days. I have to disable, and reenable bluetooth to connect it again. Its very annoying. My wife has OnStar FMV in her Mazd5, and has no issues at all with her Andoid phone.

My phone is NOT on the list of compatible phones, so I know I am kinda out of luck, but there has got to be away to make the compatible list of phones MUCH larger, much faster.
I have had the problem but if I shut the car off and open the door it will then work great until a couple days later than it will do this again

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