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We had our dealer install Android Auto several months back. Last night we were going to a friends house for the first time and were going to use AA. The '16 Volt screen said there was a mistmatch between the cars AA version and the phones AA version. It would not work. The phone AA version was updated 8/2/16 it appeared from looking at Google Play.

We ended up putting the address into native nav.

The odd part was that I was going to look into this more today and sat in the car with my wife's phone. We were able to connect to AA today and it showed the calendar for a destination. It allowed us to pick the destination and worked.

Does the mismatch version make any sense to anyone or have they seen this before? I did some searches but didn't find anything. It does not appear that she received a AA update on her phone overnight. As far as I know the Volt has not OTA capabilities. Hence I don't know what changed.
 

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Most likely the version of AA on the phone needed an update.
What is strange is that we have used it multiple times in the past few months. And we found it strange that the app said it was last updated 8/2 (~10 days ago) but it didn't work last night and did work this morning. i.e. no changes that we know of to the car or the phone between last night and this morning. That is what is puzzling me.
 

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Wish I could help. Android auto and Pandora are constantly fighting for supremacy in my 2016 Volt. With the Cord connected, AA works. Without cord, Pandora works. Neither can work together. Without cord connected, AA connects to my phone via bluetooth, and works on my phone, but not my car. AA always connects automatically via Bluetooth, but so does Pandora. Pandora will just start playing in my car and will over-ride whatever I was playing sometimes. They both work independently, but they both fight it out too. I personally find it frustrating sometimes.
 

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Wish I could help. Android auto and Pandora are constantly fighting for supremacy in my 2016 Volt. With the Cord connected, AA works. Without cord, Pandora works. Neither can work together. Without cord connected, AA connects to my phone via bluetooth, and works on my phone, but not my car. AA always connects automatically via Bluetooth, but so does Pandora. Pandora will just start playing in my car and will over-ride whatever I was playing sometimes. They both work independently, but they both fight it out too. I personally find it frustrating sometimes.
AA is cord only while Pandora works in MyLink wirelessly and AA wired
if you want to listen to Pandora with AA you need to hit the Headphones button on the bottom right of the AA screen twice(once to switch to Music screen and once to bring up the Music App selection screen

if Pandora is auto playing when connected i believe there is a setting in the app to turn that off
 

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AA is cord only while Pandora works in MyLink wirelessly and AA wired
if you want to listen to Pandora with AA you need to hit the Headphones button on the bottom right of the AA screen twice(once to switch to Music screen and once to bring up the Music App selection screen

if Pandora is auto playing when connected i believe there is a setting in the app to turn that off
Thanks, I will try those suggestions.
 

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re-pair to repair

My 2017 recently displayed the mismatch message out of the blue.
After trying simple things like restarting the phone, I manually unpaired
Bluetooth both at the car and the phone.

When I tried to pair again, the phone said no device found and I
thought I'd really screwed things up.

I reconnected the USB cable andthe phone suddenly paired
with the car and everything has been fine since. No more mismatch message
and full functionality.

No idea what I really did, but you might try unpairing/ re-pairing
If you're brave. :)
 

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My 2017 recently displayed the mismatch message out of the blue. After trying simple things like restarting the phone, I manually unpaired Bluetooth both at the car and the phone. When I tried to pair again, the phone said no device found and I thought I'd really screwed things up. I reconnected the USB cable and the phone suddenly paired with the car and everything has been fine since. No more mismatch message and full functionality. No idea what I really did, but you might try unpairing/ re-pairing If you're brave. :)
Thanks for the confirmation that it happens to others. I didn't have time to play with it when we first saw it but the next day I went to test and document it but then it worked with nothing else seeming to have changed (I did mention this above but perhaps it got lost in my rambling).
 
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