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  1. getting apple carplay in Gen1 volt, low-cost

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I'm a Gen1 volt owner that would like to have apple carplay integrated in my car's system, but doesn't want to shell out several hundred bucks for existing workarounds. What I want to try: one can buy an adapter with a cracked apple carplay auth chip for $40 from a company called CarLinKit...
  2. 3D printed drop-in smartphone dock for my Volt

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Just sharing my recent design for a smartphone car dock/mount/cradle/charger for my Galaxy S7 Edge in my 2016 Volt. I had a wireless charger that I liked but I wanted one that would plug into USB to support Android Auto integration. The drop-in design is custom fitted, incredibly secure, and...
  3. Samsung Galaxy S5 contacts from Microsoft Exchange don't sync with my 2012 Volt

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Have been working with GM Infotainment Group, very frustrating experience. I have used both a Motorola Razr Max & now a Samsung Galaxy S5 who's contacts come from Microsoft Exchange. Both phone pair fine and I can make and take calls, but I don't get my phone book on my 2012 Volt :mad: My...
  4. OnStar RemoteLink Android app marked as malware by Avast Mobile Security

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    If you use OnStar Remotelink app on an Android device and also use Avast Mobile Security, starting July 23rd or thereabouts, Avast started throwing a warning each time Remotelink App was started. You can temporarily allow the app to run for 15 minutes and also report it as a false positive to...
  5. Can't connect my Android Phone via USB

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi guys, I can't seem to get my Android to connect via the USB. It doesn't charge or read any files. Bluetooth, aux or car charger via the old cig lighter port all works. Just the usb, nothing happens when I plug it in, no message from the car or my phone... is there anything i'm missing?? Any...
  6. Recargo Discussion

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi everybody! Jereld from the Recargo dev team here. We are working on mobile applications for EV drivers and want to reach out to the GM-Volt community for any questions, comments, or concerns. An interesting fact, Volt drivers are the second highest contributors of content to our site! Thanks...
  7. Bluetooth crackling noise

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    Hey all, I've got my Galaxy S 3 paired with bluetooth. Pretty much every time I play music from Spotify or any music app, I hear a random, periodic crackling noise come through the speakers. Has anyone experienced this before?
  8. Poll: Favorite mobile device of EV drivers

    Totally Off-Topic
    Howdy – this is my first time posting, finally as a PHEV/EV intender! After lurking through a slew of green car forums for the past few months, I couldn’t help but notice the abundance of threads regarding mobile phone interoperability for the new generation of PHEV/EVs. I’ve also been keeping...