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I thought I'd start a thread to list Bluetooth phone compatability for all versions of UConnect from 2005 REC to the current 2008 MyGig systems. This is meant to let others know of any issues they may be having and what phones they recommend.

Although somewhat outdated, you can find a list of "compatable" phones here - http://www.chrysler.com/crossbrand/u...interface.html. Just select the system you have in the drop down box.

Here's my Bluetooth phone experience:

Audiovox 6600 - This was my first Bluetooth phone, purchased in 2005 for my 2005 300C SRT8. It's a Windows Mobile based phone sold by Bell Mobility in Canada. The phone is filled with Microsoft application, most of which I never used. Although it paired without problem it had limited functionality. Battery and signal strength were greyed (inoperable) out as well. Audio was somewhat echoed. The biggest problem I had with this phone was it seemed to connect sporatically, meaning sometimes it did automatically and other times I had to manually do it. The biggest and most irritating problem with that phone was its touch screen. After either making a call or receiving one the phone remained on and any slight movement caused it to redial on its own and open numerous applications. This was a major pain!

UTStarcom 6700 - This phone replaced my 6600 and was Windows Mobile 5 as well. The exact same problems plagued me with this one too and I hated it just as much for its dialing and sporatic automatic connectivity. I believe it's most likely sold in the US as the Audiovox 6700. Again, this phone did not display battery or signal strength for my 2005 system and the audio was somewhat echoed.

As hard as I tried this phone simply would not pair with the MyGig UConnect system in my 2008 Jeep GC SRT8 so forget about this one if you have the MyGig! With RS's recent announcement that the MyGig system will be available from Mopar I think many of the current phones won't be compatable and you may find yourself in need of upgrading phones.

SIDE NOTE - I also have Tom Tom Rider navigation on my bike. This phone paired with it as well, but was not on their list for traffic updates.

Blackberry 8830 World Phone - This is my current phone, replacing the 6700. The 8830 paired with ease to all three of my systems! Not only that, but it now displays signal and battery strength in both my 2005 and 2008, as well as being totally compatable with my Tom Tom Rider. Audio is of excellent quality and I couldn't be happier.

One point on this phone is you'll need to go into your phone's Bluetooth Device Properties and ensure you have it set as "Trusted". This will ensure automatic connectivity when you're in your car. The options are "Yes", "No" and "Ask".

I highly recommend any of the more recent Blackberry phones, but stongly suggest you have your cellular dealer do a test pairing before purchasing. Thanks for that advice bruno!

Please feel free to list your compatable phones in this thread, in particular for the 2008 MyGig systems as it may help others to make a decision. Also more and more areas are requiring hands free as the only legal option.


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Great thread, Bernie. Glad to see you posting again!

I would like to add the Palm Treo 650 and 750 to the list of U-Connect compatible phones. I had the 650 hooked up to my 2005 300C with no hassles.

The 750 also hooked up to my '06 300C SRT8 with a simple pairing.
 

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i have a 8830 too rambit, works awsome, i know the pearl connects with ease as well.
 

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I have an old Verizon Motorola E815. I had trouble at first until I got the latest software revision installed on the phone. Works like a champ now. Regards, Bob.
 

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I have the Samsung A900 paired to the UConnect in my '07 300C and paired to the MyGig in the 2008 Sebring Convertible. No issues.

My wife has the Samsung M510 paired to both systems with no issues.

I plan to upgrade my phone in a few weeks to the Samsung Instinct. Has anyone successfully paired this phone to their systems??
 

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the iPhone is NOT compatible (at least for me & another friend)

it worked great for the first day or so, now it doesnt connect to the car...
 

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the iPhone is NOT compatible (at least for me & another friend)

it worked great for the first day or so, now it doesnt connect to the car...
I don't know anything about iPhones, but are there any Bluetooth options on the phone? With mine there's an option called "Trusted" and I had to set mine to "Yes" so it automatically connects with any of my vehicles. The others are No and Ask. Maybe it's something as simple as that???

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Rambit, I've got an 8830 as well and have found that after the initial pairing the volume locks on the phone (that is, the volume is initially adjustable on the phone, but after I leave the car and then re-establish the connection the volume controls no longer work on the side of the phone during a call). This only happens with the UConnect because the volume buttons continue to work whether I am connected to another bluetooth device or not at all. Have you run into this?
 

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Rambit, I've got an 8830 as well and have found that after the initial pairing the volume locks on the phone (that is, the volume is initially adjustable on the phone, but after I leave the car and then re-establish the connection the volume controls no longer work on the side of the phone during a call). This only happens with the UConnect because the volume buttons continue to work whether I am connected to another bluetooth device or not at all. Have you run into this?
I haven't played with my phone all that much, so I don't have an answer for you yet. All I've ever done to any of the phones I've had is to adjust the radio volume itself, not the phone volume. When you're using the phone with UConnect that's all you need to do.

Are you saying you can't adjust the phone's volume afterwards when you reestablish pairing with UConnect, or are you saying you can't adjust the phone volume when you're away from UConnect?

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I'm saying that I can not adjust the phones volume afterwards when I reestablish pairing with UConnect while I'm connected to UConnect. Adjusting the phones volume otherwise is fine.
 

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Hi, this looks like an old thread but I give it a try anyway. I have a 2008 myGig in my 2008 300c.

I have a Sony Ericsson p990i that connects just fine but than loses connection after 2-3 mins of talking. This is my main phone and the list of issues when connecting w/ uconnect is ENDLESS. Complained to the dealer many times, no help.

I have a Sony Ericsson k700i that connects for 30 secs but then gets lost, no connection at all (although this pohone is listed by Chrysler to be compatible w/ uconnect...).

Wife has a Nokia 7370 - works fine w/ uconnect.

Anyone w/ an experience w/ SE P990i? Or other SE smart phones (p-series)? Also, I am now considering swapping this phone and looking at HTC Hero - any experience with that phone?

Thanks...
 

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Which MyGig software version do you have? 2.043 is the latest. Several folks on other forums have had better Bluetooth luck with the latest software. You can get more info at mofv.com <direct link removed by staff>
 

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Nice comprehensive list sox! Add Blackberry Tour 9630 as well.

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