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Old 02-05-2013, 03:13 PM   #1
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What works best with MFT, Iphone,Android or Windows phone?

Lol I know this is opening a huge can of worms here but i am looking for some advice!

I have had an iphone 3gs for the past 3 years and as a lite user it has worked fine for daily usage and worked pretty well with mft for me. When plugged in via the usb i get pretty good control using mft. It is a bit slow but i figured that is an mft thing.
When using bluetooth it streams music fine but is very tough to search to play the music i want. I guess i use it more like a random mp3 player over bluetooth.

What are your experiences using an android or windows phone with mft? I have never used either of these types of phones and have a few noob qustions.

can you control those phones via the usb cable?

can you navigate those phones music files/artist list/song lists etc well using bluetooth?

do they integrate well with incoming calls muting the audio?

I know there have been many topics on specific phones here but i guess i am looking for a more generic look on things.

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That is what these forums are for to help each other out with questions.

I am using a Galaxy Nexus Phone using 4.2.1 and I navigate my phone using the buttons on the steering wheel and listen to music via Bluetooth. Works extremely well except for txt messages, this is not supported by the phone. I have read by others that Windows Phones works perfectly and might be something to look at. Either way, try different phones if you can and see what you like.
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:44 PM   #3
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I have a Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone and it works great with MFT. I have not connected it with USB, but no issues with Bluetooth. Calls and texting via voice work well also.
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I use a blackberry, torch specifically, No issues, but don't stream music. Connect via bluetooth. No complaints with call quality from the other end.
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Everything works fine but you can only receive text messages on MFT. BT audio through Spotify can be grumpy sometimes but it works 90% of the time. When it does act up, a phone restart fixes it.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android) running the latest Jellybean and everything works, including text.
Same here, for myself and the wife.
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Lol I know this is opening a huge can of worms here but i am looking for some advice!

I have had an iphone 3gs for the past 3 years and as a lite user it has worked fine for daily usage and worked pretty well with mft for me. When plugged in via the usb i get pretty good control using mft. It is a bit slow but i figured that is an mft thing.
When using bluetooth it streams music fine but is very tough to search to play the music i want. I guess i use it more like a random mp3 player over bluetooth.

What are your experiences using an android or windows phone with mft? I have never used either of these types of phones and have a few noob qustions.

can you control those phones via the usb cable?

can you navigate those phones music files/artist list/song lists etc well using bluetooth?

do they integrate well with incoming calls muting the audio?

I know there have been many topics on specific phones here but i guess i am looking for a more generic look on things.

Thanks
if you visit http://www.ford.com/technology/sync/ there is a section on one of the pages links that shows all phones that are known to be compatible and how compatible they are.
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Mine says that text messaging is not supported, this after the ring for a text comes in?! I can see/listen to the text but when I say reply, it says it's not supported.

Also running S3 with latest Jellybean software. MFT on latest software. Have done a master reset as well.

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Mine says that text messaging is not supported, this after the ring for a text comes in?! I can see/listen to the text but when I say reply, it says it's not supported.

Also running S3 with latest Jellybean software. MFT on latest software. Have done a master reset as well.

Ditto on my Note 2 running JB. It had worked with 3.2.2.



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