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Entertainment System Always Switches to Phone

Discussion in 'Software and Firmware' started by Impatient, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. Impatient

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    After less than two weeks with my Model 3 I think I've identified the most frustrating behavior: No matter what music source I have selected, and no matter how briefly I'm out of the car, the entertainment system switches to streaming music from my phone when I return.

    How hard is it to remember for five minutes what my music source was?!?!?

    I'm still on firmware 2018.4.9, so maybe this behavior is fixed on later firmware versions. I can only hope.
     
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    Has yet to be fixed as of 2018.10.5, though I'm not sure it always defaults to phone - Slacker seems to keep going fine getting in and out of the car but USB not so much. I think it is mostly because it takes time to re-access the USB drive and so it attempts to pull a different music source instead of waiting for the drive to become available (not that it should need spend time to re-access the drive, but it does, can take a couple minutes on my 64gb drive).
     
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    And I've been solely listening to USB since I got the car, so maybe I should reduce my frustration by switching to Slacker for a while, in the hope that a firmware update will fix things. Of course, our Model S still switches back to the same radio station 75% of the time that I leave the car and return, no matter what my audio source was when I departed and it's done that for years, so I'm not really holding out hope.
     
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    Yea, I'm pretty much in the same boat, though dad's S does hold it's USB input fine, so I've been figuring the 3 would get there soonish (though who knows when we'll get random playback...).
     
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    Dear Elon:

    It's clear that the QA department in charge of the entertainment system consists of three stoners and a Magic 8 Ball. Please hire someone to actually test and debug the entertainment system. It's something we drivers use extensively whenever we're in the car.

    Thank you.
     
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    That's funny.. My complaint is that it doesn't find my phone some of the time. I am not using USB though. My car does seem to remember what source of music it was on so far. (Played streaming music and it remembered where it was.)
     

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