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I'm unable to setup connected services via Bluetooth in my 2013 Lexus IS300h (with premium navigation), I found that the software was old (VC03101G) so have just updated to the latest that the portal gave me to download (VD12102C)
After that I unpaired my phone and deleted the username from the navigation connected services section.
Then I went into Bluetooth and connected services, it asks me for my portal username and password and then gives me this error every time: "Connection not possible (ID=195)"
I checked my device (iPhone 6 with IOS 10.2) and Bluetooth compatibility on their website and it says that connected services should work. Also when I go into Bluetooth details in the car it shows everything in supported profiles - including DUN & PAN as white.
If I turn my personal hotspot on my phone and try to setup connected services over WIFI then it sets it up fine.
As a side note I did watch a tutorial video on how to setup connected services and they were asked for the country and phone carrier details when setting it up on the car (before the username and password are input). I have never been asked to enter these, I'm wondering if I should be or whether it still has settings from the previous owner - though I couldn't find anywhere to reset them.
I tried contactiing Lexus via the customer portal with the above info but still haven't had a reply 6 days later.
The Lexus Portal reports an update for the navigation on my GS450h Premier Gen4 (2012)! It now gives 02-16-50 as the latest version for my EMVN (11HDD) model navigation. I still have the original 2012 version (12-02-00 (2011-11-0) installed but the up to date version when I bought the car was 2015-05-1 which indicates they seem to have changed the version naming format. Establishing what the latest update is seems difficult and inclines me to wonder if the information one receives is always accurate. The garage where I bought the car claimed that they could supply me a updated data from early 2016 but the Lexus Portal has remained with the 2015-05-01 until very recently. I contacted Lexus tech staff through the Portal but they just referred me back to the garage. One wonders if the tech staff don't know who does.
I'm tempted to get this latest update since I have a deal with the garage to get it at half price because of a misunderstanding when I bought the car but £80 is still quite a chunk of cash for a piece of software which will soon be out of date on fairly clunky bit of kit (although the GS screen is great and I like the voice guidance). Google Maps on my mobile seems brilliant - I can even tell it verbally to provide the route to somewhere and it does it quite well. I also understand that Sygic is good for Android at about £17.50 - £29 depending if one wants only European maps or World coverage and either the standard system or the one with Traffic information (The maps can be downloaded and don't need an internet connection - I think the latter is only needed for Traffic).
So how can I get my mobile screen displayed on the car's screen and controlled by the car's remote touch/steering wheel? Viastech provided a system for the Gen 3 GS and I've picked up rumours about BeatSonic, MirrorLink and Grom but don't know anything about them. Has anyone experience or advice on how to do this and how well it works? I like the Lexus screen and I don't really want to have to clamp the phone to the car and have charging wires draping all over my lovey interior.
Every time I try and use the Connected Services function I get as far as entering my Customer Portal user name and password, but it then fails, giving me an error message of "Connection not possible ID=214".
I'm using an iPhone 5S running iOS 9.1 and the phone pairs automatically when I start the car, so phone and music player are both working fine, but it just doesn't want to play with connected services. I'm running nav software version VC03101F, just in case this has any bearing on things?
Is anyone else suffering with this problem? More importantly, has anyone got any suggestions as to how I could resolve the issue?
I am trying to connect my apple iPhone 4 with an Orange Sim Card to Lexus Connected Services on my GS250. As neither Orange nor EE are preset on my EMVN11HDD Navigation System I need to complete the Detail Settings box. No one has been able to tell me the correct DNS1, DNS2 and Script information to fill in this box. I have asking tried Orange,EE, apple and Lexus. Please can anyone tell me what to put in these boxes?
I recently bought my 2nd Lex an RX 400H SE ,and I am struggling to find a way to stream music from my android phone to the cars sound system. I normally use spotify,but I can't find a way of streaming it to the cars speakers. Any help on this would be much appreciated as I can't survive without music (and I don't really fancy having to buy music cd's.
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