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touchscreen projection

Postby coldplayfan » Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:55 pm

has anyone had problems connecting there fones to the projection option.mine says error use a supported device to continue.i have the galaxy s6 os 6.1 marshmallow.its not the cable because someone with same fone tried and it worked through android auto.also listed on the screen is option for 2 usb sockets one in armrest anybody know were the other would be located?its 66 plate sri.thanks in advance
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Re: touchscreen projection

Postby 1900sr » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:47 pm

There isn't a second USB, it may technically be possible to put a two way hub into the one in the console then USB2 on the head unit would come into play. I did try it when I first got my car but couldn't get it to work reliably.

If someone with the same phone as you tried their phone using your cable and it worked that suggests the problem is with your phone (assuming they were using your car), but I wouldn't know what it was. I assume you have downloaded Android Auto onto your phone?
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Re: touchscreen projection

Postby Andrew72 » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:39 pm

It's possible that you may need the update applied to your car.
I had mine done two weeks ago and I haven't had any problems.
I have the Samsung Galaxy s6.
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Re: touchscreen projection

Postby kierweb » Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:12 pm

Hey,

I have a Samsung S6 Edge and Projection (aka Android Auto) has worked since the car was upgraded to support it.
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Re: touchscreen projection

Postby sps170373 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:51 am

2nd USB is probably for the flexbar phone holder option
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Re: touchscreen projection

Postby 1900sr » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:04 am

sps170373 wrote:2nd USB is probably for the flexbar phone holder option


No, the flexbar doesn't give you an input to the infotainment system, only a power source.
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