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Old 04-20-2013, 12:52 AM
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I've done a few calls in my 2013 using bluetooth and had to switch back to my handset when the callers complained that they couldn't hear me well. I haven't troubleshot this much yet but I first wanted to speak closer to the mic and I couldn't find one. I looked in the manual and couldn't find anything there either. So a couple questions.

Where is the microphone?

Is your 2013 phone quality using bluetooth good or bad?
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Mine is great and I also have had no issues in the 2013 rental I have with the Bluetooth. I think the mic is in the mirror.
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close your windows & turn off your ac/heater fan & talk to the rear view mirror

the people that made the Ram microphone in the rear view mirror, must have been thinking with their head up their rectum

It should have been a noise cancelling microphone & it is not
so it picks up any noise of outside wind or air vent blowing

they could not have picked a worse spot to put the microphone
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Thanks for the info that will help me troubleshoot the issue.
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Mine works great. I talk at a normal volume level and my callers can hear me just fine
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Hi here is a consideration, I do not know what phone you have, but you should have a similar setup on your phone.
Look at or for your Bluetooth settings, especially as it applies to your pair connection to your truck unit.
In my case, I have a BlackBerry .. I can control and adjust a number of settings.
such as Echo Control.
You may have other device properties that you can control via the Bluetooth settings from your phone.
It won't hurt to look.
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I've done a few calls in my 2013 using bluetooth and had to switch back to my handset when the callers complained that they couldn't hear me well. I haven't troubleshot this much yet but I first wanted to speak closer to the mic and I couldn't find one. I looked in the manual and couldn't find anything there either. So a couple questions.

Where is the microphone?

Is your 2013 phone quality using bluetooth good or bad?
You didn't state what radio you have but if you take a look in your UConnect manual (you can download this from the owner's site) look under the section titled "Uconnect Phone" under Far End Audio Performance for a list of operating tips.

•Audio quality is maximized under:
•low-to-medium blower setting,
•low-to-medium vehicle speed,
•low road noise,
•smooth road surface,
•fully closed windows,
•dry weather conditions, and
•operation from the driver’s seat

I am perfectly happy with the results I am getting and so are the folks on the other end of the conversation. At first I wanted to talk loud but I found out that talking at a normal level is the key to success. If you can not get these results then get your dealer involved.
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I went out again to test it under similar conditions as before and it worked great this time.
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Mine works great. I talk at a normal volume level and my callers can hear me just fine
Same here.......
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no complaints with phone quality, my only issue period even though people seem to be having a ton is keeping my music played through my phone on bluetooth keeps disconnecting.
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