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Old 08-26-2013, 04:39 PM   #11
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My wife and I both have samsung galaxy S3's and I have the MFT in my 12 ti and she has it also in her 13 escape ti. Both phones work flawlessly on the My Ford Touch system and texting works too. And since the GS4 is out now the S3's can be had for 100 bucks or less.
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Old 08-26-2013, 04:43 PM   #12
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Great info everyone, I especially appreciate those that have posted their specific phones and the success or limiation thereof.

Sounds as if a Windows phone is most compatable - Had and older windoze phone HTC Touch. Most recent experience was using Droid X (Android). Pretty happy with the droid OS. Many friends that are happy with the iOS (Apple) - Decisions, decisions! :)

Just recieved an email: 2-3 weeks on my build. Hopefully mid next month.

Any other suggestions on phones and your experience using it with myFord Touch?
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Old 08-28-2013, 12:33 AM   #13
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Any other suggestions on phones and your experience using it with myFord Touch?
MFT works great with my BlackBerry (Z10 OS). Until 3.5.6, receiving and sending texts didn't work but they do now, and quite nicely. Before my BB10 I had a GS3 and it, too, worked very well. Receiving/sending texts also did not work on my Samsung after version 3.5.1.

Enjoy your new car (and whatever phone you choose)!
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Old 09-06-2013, 02:07 PM   #14
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Thanks to all who responded. It seems that the correct answer is that some phones work but then it also depends on their "build" version/software.

So it seems that I should wait until I get the car and then just start trying some phones.
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Old 03-30-2014, 03:29 PM   #15
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messaging on iOS 7.1

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.1 and Sync says it is incompatible with Messaging. I am also having problems when it is plugged in that it silences the audio chime on my phone when I get a text.

I'm considering switching phones to one that works better with messaging. Any suggestions? I don't trust the list on the Ford site because it says iOS 6 works with SMS Messaging and I know that was not true.
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Old 04-01-2014, 11:21 AM   #16
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I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.1 and Sync says it is incompatible with Messaging. I am also having problems when it is plugged in that it silences the audio chime on my phone when I get a text.

I'm considering switching phones to one that works better with messaging. Any suggestions? I don't trust the list on the Ford site because it says iOS 6 works with SMS Messaging and I know that was not true.
You need to search around the forum. It does work.
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Old 04-02-2014, 10:55 AM   #17
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I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.1 and Sync says it is incompatible with Messaging. I am also having problems when it is plugged in that it silences the audio chime on my phone when I get a text.
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Try this, willkimbley:

http://support.ford.com/topics/sync-...h#topic-item-5

Let me know how it goes.

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