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Old 05-04-2014, 10:06 PM
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I don't get album artwork, no matter how I connect. But after having my truck at the dealer for the radio 6 or 7 times, I've pretty much given up on little features like that, voice control, compass etc... If it actually plays music, I guess that's all that can be expected from a 30K+ truck
6 or 7 times for the RADIO?!! That's ridiculous! The album artwork resides in your ID3 tags associated with your MP3 files. Are you using a USB stick or SD card with music on it? If so, those files are encoded with metadata that give all of the history about the song (album, artist, genre, year, composer, and a ton more, including the album artwork/cover in the form of a jpeg file). This truck is sweet, and so is the radio for the most part, but the more posts I read about how awful the Uconnect system is, the more frightened I get. Dang.
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Yeah, just the radio. Everything else is good. They've replaced a few parts of the radio system but it basically ended last when the service manager admitted that Chryselr was having a lot of problems with the uConnect and that the uConnect simply does not do some of the things it says it does in the manual!

I usually use a USB stick but to try and get the album artwork I plugged an iPod directly in through the USB (and also BT streaming) and couldn't get it to show albums either way. It's not a big deal to me, but I appreciate any suggestions.

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Robbski300 I wouldn't worry about the radio and uconnect so much. It appears the updates are causing the problems. So don't update unless you have no other option. I have always been the type to wait before updating... make sure the update code was done correctly then update if it provides enough benefit to out weigh the possible hiccups. Just my 2 cents
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Robbski300 I wouldn't worry about the radio and uconnect so much. It appears the updates are causing the problems. So don't update unless you have no other option. I have always been the type to wait before updating... make sure the update code was done correctly then update if it provides enough benefit to out weigh the possible hiccups. Just my 2 cents
Thanks, Fish. Oh I definitely don't plan on updating anything on this vehicle if I can avoid it! I'm real big into technology and gadgets, but had no idea that people were kind of expected to (or had the opportunity to) update software on their vehicles! That's a read bad idea in my book! It should be the DEALERSHIP'S responsibility! Obviously there is a major problem with this Uconnect. Ah well. As long as everything else runs smooth on my truck, and I don't have any painstaking Uconnect problems like I've read about, I'll be cool.
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It was the dealer that told me after the truck came out from 1st service (oil &&) that they did a required update. TG it's all working again after new radio installed (Uconntect 5.0) I would only expect my dealer to do any update and not me.
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Went to the dealer today for my truck as the update failed on my radio. End result, a new radio was ordered. Uconnect has pulled the update and I bet they are going to have to reimburse Chrysler for all the radios their update trashed. Seems once the update fails the only way to fix it is to replace the entire radio.
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Went to the dealer today and they replaced the radio and all is working again. No more updates from Uconnect for me.

I set up the radio to work with my phone a Blackberry Z10 and it works great. Took all of two minutes to set up. Then I found out a nice extra, when I select the media button on the radio it plays the music I have on my Blackberry Z10 through the blue tooth connection. No wires. How cool is that.

No issues with my compass as others have had either.
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I was at the dealership for an oil change and flat tire and they told me they were doing a software update which should correct some of the weird things happening on the screen. Is this software update the same as uconnect update?
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