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Old 04-02-2013, 09:34 AM
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Hey Guys,

Since getting this vehicle (2013 Longhorn) I have been basically playing with all the features and gadgets. Really love this truck... the compliments I get are crazy. Anyway, I've been messing with the messaging feature and while I'm able to receive text messages I dont seem to be able to send them. I'm able to go through the motions of composing the message but it doesn't seem to send... am i missing anything? Does anyone else have this issue?

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I believe this is an iPhone thing. I'm not aware of any system that you can pair with an iPhone and send texts. I'm actually surprised we can receive them...the Sync system in my 2010 Mustang had zero messaging functionality when it came to the iPhone (or most modern phones for that matter).

My Ram does the same thing as yours...when paired with my iPhone 5 it goes through all the steps of sending a message but that message just goes off into the void somewhere.
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My Blackberry (it's a work thing) does the same thing, goes through the motions but will not send the text. I sure wish this feature worked as I'd abuse it daily!
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My Android based Samsung Galaxay Note II works for both sending and receiving texts. The voice recognition is pretty good, it has come a long ways.

EDIT: I have the 8.4a and not the an. Not sure if that makes a difference or not.
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I have an iPhone 4S and can't even receive texts through the 8.4an. The message button is grayed out. Do I need to change a setting somewhere? The phone is paired for sending and receiving calls and my music streams through bluetooth.
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kxlexus, go to Settings > Bluetooth > uConnect > Turn on Show Notifications.

This is what i did and now I can receive messages but cannot send.

I will call uConnect today to find out more.
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Thanks, I assume you meant on my iphone. I tried that and received a text on my phone a few seconds later but it didn't show up on my 8.4an. Guess I am still not doing something right.
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Sorry yes on your iPhone. Hmmm, that' the only thing I did and it worked. But I did notice it came through the 8.4an a little delayed.... maybe 5 seconds.. it wasn't immediate.
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Can you read old texts or just as they come in?
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It hasn't loaded any old texts for me at this point. Hopefully a call to uConnect can help us out.
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