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Help, car stereo won't play from phone with patch cable

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  1. possum

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    Don't know much but thought this looked like the simplest way, but no... (Prius, no bluetooth) have plugged it into aux outlet but car stereo keeps doing it's own thing...
    what am I doing wrong?

    Thanks!
     

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    are you using a 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable? Is the stereo in aux mode? Is there music playing on the phone? Is the volume up?
     
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    Does you cable look like this?

    You need to set the radio to AUX and control the playback from the phone.
     
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    Mentioned in both replies above but generally you also need to switch the input on your car's head unit.
     

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