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I believe that some of you have iPhones and/or iPods and the InControl Apps. When I plug my iPod into the DS, and select InControl Apps, I have to click "allow" every time, or so it seems. Is there some setting somewhere that is a "blanket allow" so I don't have to click "allow" on the iPod every time? I poked around the iPod settings and couldn't find anything. I'd like to stick the iPod in the storage box where the USB connector is and just leave it in there and connect whenever the car starts. Thoughts? Thanks.

P.S. The iPod does connect by itself, but not to InControl Apps. And the reason I'm using them is that skip when using my iPod doesn't work. It fast forwards instead. It does work with InControl Apps music app, so that's what I'm trying to use by default now to avoid smashing the touch screen over my frustration that it doesn't work right. ;-). But I would like to lower my frustration by not having to click allow on the iPod every time I try to connect Incontro Apps. ;-)
 

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Yep, you gotta select "allow" on your device every time if you want to use InControl.

I have not found an auto allow feature yet. I have gone through my settings in my phone and there's just nothing there.


PS I rarely use the InControl apps to play music and I have no problem skipping to the next song when my phone is playing only through the USB. What your describing about fast forwarding the song seems odd. However, I've not used my iPod in the DS yet. I might try it and see what happens.
 

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Yep, you gotta select "allow" on your device every time if you want to use InControl.

I have not found an auto allow feature yet. I have gone through my settings in my phone and there's just nothing there.


PS I rarely use the InControl apps to play music and I have no problem skipping to the next song when my phone is playing only through the USB. What your describing about fast forwarding the song seems odd. However, I've not used my iPod in the DS yet. I might try it and see what happens.
That's what I was afraid of. Let me know if you experience the issues I'm having with the iPod. I want to just run it through the USB without the Incontrol Apps, but I can't skip songs with using the Incontrol Apps. I'm taking it to the dealer in a week (earliest I could get an appt) to see if they can do something about it. It actually works fine in BT mode, except I have to turn the volume way up and it interferes with my phone which also connects to BT music so there would be no way to automate the connections (I tried this for my wife in her Audi Q7 and gave up and bought her the MMI connector so she has direct access on the screen to the iPod). Thx.
 

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I have a 5th gen iPod Nano it doesn't support in control apps, so I'm not sure I can get you an accurate comparison. I did plug it in and played it through the usb interface...it worked flawlessly. Started right up, skipped to the next song when prompted and sounded great. My iPhone does the same.
 

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I have a 5th gen iPod Nano it doesn't support in control apps, so I'm not sure I can get you an accurate comparison. I did plug it in and played it through the usb interface...it worked flawlessly. Started right up, skipped to the next song when prompted and sounded great. My iPhone does the same.
Thanks for checking. For me, the weird things continue. Yesterday, InControl Apps connected several times AUTOMATICALLY. I didn't even have to click Allow. I left the iPod in the car, connected, when I went to work. When I started the car after work, it connected automatically. It did the same thing a few more times.

Also, the skip button started WORKING (the one on the steering wheel)! Amazing.

I thought maybe the car was "learning" about the iPod or something.

Alas, nothing is ever perfect, and this morning when I started the car I had to click allow for the InControl Apps, which never connected. Sound wasn't coming out my speakers even though the iPod was connected. I connected, disconnected, reconnected, cut the car on and off, but nothing worked. I never could get the sound to come out the speakers. Sigh... It'll probably work again after the car sits a while (at least the music will play through the car).

I think I messed it up by pressing the skip button on the steering wheel. Not sure why that would do it, but that's what I did when the music stopped.

The saga continues.
 

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Wow man! I don't know what to say. All of our devices have worked great in the DS so far. I've even run sound from a movie playing on the iPad via BT. Knock wood...lol
It's been every bit as solid as the uConnect in my RAM and that system is very robust.
Sounds like you're snake bit!
 

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Wow man! I don't know what to say. All of our devices have worked great in the DS so far. I've even run sound from a movie playing on the iPad via BT. Knock wood...lol
It's been every bit as solid as the uConnect in my RAM and that system is very robust.
Sounds like you're snake bit!
Yea. So it seems. You must have a model built after 4/1/2015. ;-)
 
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