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Support Bluetooth car kit - HTC Hero

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ccomley, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. ccomley

    ccomley Member
    Thread Starter

    May 21, 2010
    Pairing my phone with my car kit is easy.

    But the problem is...

    In one car it works fine. (Usually - I wish it was consistent but there are days it needs a reboot.)

    In the other car, and in the rental I have at the moment, behaviour is odd at best. most notably, I can initate a call from the car's buttons but I still have to pick up the phone to talk and listen - see under Rubber Stepladder.

    What I've noticed is, if I go into the Bluetooth Settings, it lists the three paired devices, but it shows the car that works, which has a Parrot MK9200, as a Parrot MK9200 with an adjacent icon of a pair of headphones. BUT for the two cars that don't work, one is a Parrot 3200LS (which works fine with my old phone) and the built-in system in a 2005 Land Rover, which shows as "My Car", both show an icon of a phone handset.

    If I long-press the connection name and go into the Options page, I get two options displayed. The top one is connect (or disconnect if it's connected). The bottom one reads "PHONE - use for phone audio" and is ticked. But if I touch this it doesn't untick, it disconnects!

    What's going on?

    HTC Hero - Orange - 2.1-update 1



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