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Alex81
07-06-2012, 03:33 AM
Is there a HU for android phone? Under all descriptions it always lists the iPhone, and from what I understand
certain models like a Pioneer I am looking to buy will only accept transfers from iPhone's.

Would you be able to upload data via bluetooth?

Vmax911
07-06-2012, 11:33 AM
By data do you mean phonebook info? Most BT headunits will allow you to do that.

SourDeez
07-06-2012, 01:22 PM
the new pioneers allow you to stream music / phone data thru bluetooth. I have one and do it all the time, you can even change the songs thru the headunit (pandora, spotify, music players)

matt_bennett05
07-06-2012, 01:28 PM
Same thing w/ my milestone x2 and alpine cda-117. txt/call/stream/change/etc.

SourDeez
07-06-2012, 01:57 PM
Same thing w/ my milestone x2 and alpine cda-117. txt/call/stream/change/etc.

Still wangin that t rock?

SourDeez
07-06-2012, 01:57 PM
these forums **** double post

matt_bennett05
07-06-2012, 02:05 PM
Still wangin that t rock?

That sir, I am. Was listening to that flashdrive when I finally cooked the 8" in my front doors.


these forums **** double post

Free ca.com peen :fyi:

Julian
07-06-2012, 02:17 PM
the new JVC head units accept android phones like they do with Ipods/etc

jeepintn
07-06-2012, 02:20 PM
most newer models, like already said, accept bluetooth streaming audio so thats no issue. controlling your phone through the hu interface however, is more rare for android. some of the newer pioneers do it, but be sure to check each model number to ensure before buying, because some do and some dont

shnitz
07-07-2012, 09:38 AM
The problem with Android is that the mini USB, unlike the ipod's 30 pin connector, isn't able to interface in the same way with headunits. So, although the headunit can charge the device through USB and access an Android phone like a hard drive, it lack's the ipod cable's capability to send/receive control commands, stream audio, etc. So, the only way to send commands is through Bluetooth, which Pioneer has just started implementing. You could always connect an Android phone to any old headunit through Bluetooth, and use the pause and next track buttons, but you wouldn't get any indication on the head unit of what song you were listening to, change playlists, etc.

As mentioned, you need to clear up what "upload data" means. If you mean that you want it to be able to do phone calls, then all Bluetooth receivers would work. If you want it to stream audio, the magic term you are looking for is A2DP Bluetooth. And if you want to be able to read what song you're listening to, then you need a receiver that states so, like the latest Pioneers. Alternatively, any headunit which includes Bluetooth AVRCP 1.3 or 1.4 will give you the track and artist name on the headunit as well.