Bluetooth sound to car audio

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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby world_80dzjz8b » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:17 am

In my Toyota I can get the sound through the car speakers but only if I use the USB cable and then click on the myiphone tab on my in car screen but then I can't listen to radio, really annoying. It can be done by using as a phone call but is this using my calls up every time it does it ?? Not sure how all this works, and the actual sound that if I set to come out my iPhone is dead set useless, can virtually not hear it even with my phone turned up to max. Any one found a fix yet
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby wkearney99 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:27 pm

iRudhra wrote:...start Waze automatically when connected to a specific Bluetooth device (the car).

You could use the Tasker app to do that (among other other things).

I'm going to put an NFC sticker on my car cradle (an iOttie wireless qi charger) and have Tasker change a bunch of settings when it's docked.
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby WeeeZer14 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:58 am

Waze audio IS sent as phone audio. With my phone (iPhone 4) and my car (2012 VW Passat) Waze will interrupt the radio, the CD player, even the radio being off to play all sounds through the car speakers.

Make sure "prefer Bluetooth" is checked in the settings.


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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby thewildman » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:00 am

AudioBT does exactly this, but it has not been updated for a long time, and it works for some but not for others.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... ed.audiobt
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby thewildman » Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:26 am

This option only exists on the iOS version. On Android, the only option is "play through the phone speaker", and it works the other way round, it plays all sounds via the phone speaker even when connected to a bluetooth audio system.
No way to make waze alerts to interrupt the car stereo audio to play its sounds.
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby thewildman » Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:59 pm

Superfraggle wrote:However with regards to actually interrupting music playing via a CD or car radio, this is much harder, and as shown by the 3rd party apps that allow this and don't always work its not something thats easy to code reliably, so I don't think this will be added due to limitations on android

I've been searching a bit about this issue, and my understanding is that you can code this reliably, and that's what standardized APIs are made for.
The problem is that the car stereo system is configured to interrupt its audio only on phone calls. When I connect my phone to my car via bluetooth, there are two profiles connected : media and phone. The car sereo plays what comes on the media stream when I select the bluetooth source for music, and only interrupts its own audio when the sound comes from the phone stream.
So Waze would have to "fake" its audio stream to send its sound via the voice call stream instead of the media audio stream. That would work, and reliably I believe, but that would be quite dirty coding.
That would be nice as a to have this feature as an option, but I'm not sure that Waze developpers would like to have that kind of "hacks" in their app...
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby thewildman » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:09 pm

OK, but then you play your music on your phone and stream it via bluetooth to your car stereo ? Then it's normal that Waze interrupts it. If you chose "prefer loudspeaker", you should be fine.
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby thewildman » Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:57 pm

But are you on iOS or on Android ?
Maybe we could switch cars, or phones ? ;)
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby thewildman » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:40 pm

Glad to see that I'm not the only one wanting this feature !
I just got a new car with a bluetooth stereo system and was expecting waze to interrupt my car audio for directions/alerts, but it was not happening.
I am happy to see that nothing is wrong with my setup, but I would also like this as an option. Waze used to work this way on iOS before august 28th if I understand correctly. I'm on Android, but this feature would be really nice on all Waze versions !

Also, some posted here that it worked that way with Google Maps : if this is true (I'll give it a try), then it probably isn't such a dirty hack ?
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Re: Bluetooth sound to car audio

Postby taco909 » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:46 pm

pictom wrote:
taco909 wrote:Perhaps he is on iOS.
That is not an available option on Android.


OH. That makes sense. I just asked and friend confired iPhone.

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