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Wireless CarPlay

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Just a heads up for those that are looking for a wireless CarPlay solution, I just received my CarPlay2Air unit (carplay2air.com). Bottom line is that it works well in the ST, but didn’t work correctly out of the box. It kept attempting to make an initial connection, never displayed anything cleanly on the screen (a bunch of artifacting and gibberish), then disconnected. I was getting ready to pack it back up and ask for a refund, but gave the software update process a shot, and it worked!

If anyone else purchases the CarPlay2Air, just know that you’ll need to follow the instructions for upgrading to get it to work correctly. One last thing, I emailed them before I purchased to ask about any discounts, and the guy sent me back 10% off - use code 10NOW when you checkout.
 
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I ran errands all day back and forth, and noticed my phone connecting inconsistently to the CarPlay2Air. I ended up forgetting the Ford Explorer Bluetooth connection on my iPhone (dropping it from my list of devices), which seems to have cleared it up. So basically I’m forgoing Sync3 altogether in lieu of using wireless CarPlay.
 
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I ran errands all day back and forth, and noticed my phone connecting inconsistently to the CarPlay2Air. I ended up forgetting the Ford Explorer Bluetooth connection on my iPhone (dropping it from my list of devices), which seems to have cleared it up. So basically I’m forgoing Sync3 altogether in lieu of using wireless CarPlay.
Do you suspect this is a resolution to the issue of Bluetooth streaming of media (songs on my phone or Pandora streaming music) becoming choppy after a few songs played? It goes in and out as though the signal is bad. But I got 5 bars signal and using Android.
 
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Might try that wired carplay first. Not a big fan of the CarPlay, makes a fully functional phone work half as well. Thanks for the advice.
 


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