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Supernova

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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I am sorry to hear this. Have you tried deleting the device on the car stereo, deleting the stereo on the phone and then repairing? 

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Iconix
Asteroid

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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I've tried deleting the phone/stereo from each other's memory and re-pairing the phone at least half a dozen times with no effect.  I can only get the phone to connect to the car stereo by disabling and then re-enabling bluetooth on the phone, sometimes it takes repeating this several times before it will work

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Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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Is the software of your vehicle up to date?

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Asteroid

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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I found the answer on a Subaru owners' forum, so hopefully if anyone else is having the same issue with a similar car this will work for them too.  The stock stereo unit in my car (2013 Impreza WRX) has two different methods of pairing the phone, one via the front panel controls on the stereo, and another through the hands-free voice commands.  Only pairing via the voice commands will let the phone auto-connect to the car.

 

Unfortunately after fixing that, a different problem that existed with my other phone still exists - the bluetooth audio sometimes drops out entirely even while the phone is still connected and requires a bluetooth restart/reconnect on the phone.  Given that this problem happened with two different phones I'm guessing that problem is with the stereo

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Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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@Iconix; thank you for sharing! We appreciate your feedback!


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userDux6bPFO4H
Astronaut

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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Thanks.  I couldn't get my S9+ to pair with my 2010 Lexus.  I went the voice route as you suggested and now it works.

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useracPI1zrC3E
Astronaut

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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I was not able to get my new  Galaxy 9 to connect to my car for phone use.  I updated the software for my Ford Tarus' Synch system.  It is working fine now.  

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useritloydOey1
Constellation

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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That reply sounds like nonsense.  It worked before.  Then I got a new phone.  Now it does not work.  Am I supposed to now buy a new car radio?  It is obvious that Samsung has a defect in their newer phones.  If it is not fixed I am going to return this phone and keep on returning new ones until I get one that works.  Probably from another manufacturer.

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Supernova

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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@useritloydOey1: Have you tried "forgetting" all previous devices on your stereo then pairing your new device? 

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useritloydOey1
Constellation

Re: S9 BLUETOOTH WONT AUTO CONNECT

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Yes I have.  I have not tried the voice setup route yet, but will do that shortly.  But I am still wondering why I am going through this process.  It worked with my old phone.  My car is the same one.  It really ought to just work out of the box without playing around.  I hadn't mentioned it, but my new phone also does not work well with my Logitech multi-device keyboard.  You can set it up to connect automatically to as many as three devices.  For a couple of years I have been able to connect to my PC or my tablet or my phone by just turning a knob on the keyboard to the correct position.  The tablet and the PC work just fine.  The phone has to be told where to connect each time.  I remain convinced that Samsung left something out of this phone.

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