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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-20-2019, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
handyguy
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Join Date: Jan 2019
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Car Year: 2019
Car Model: Forester
Unhappy Bluetooth interface on 2019 Forester big fail

I have found the Android Auto interface to be a nearly useless mess especially for music. You cannot access your music library! Only playlists and recents/queue.
So I have fallen back to the Subaru bluetooth interface, however it does not work well either. I have tried two modern phones (lg, moto) and the symptoms are similar:
- Mostly cannot browse music library (icon is greyed out)
- If you can browse the library (by song, artist, album) when you finally select a tune etc, you get "no results available"
- The track controls often do no work (next track, etc.)
- A song playlist of length 1 often shows on screen with no info sometimes shows on car display, playing music from phone, but buttons are inoperative.

Anyone experiencing similar problems? Is there a new firmware patch for the head unit?

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