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Well, maybe not fifty, but so far I've counted three ways to use voice to interact with my 2015 Volt. I haven't tried voice commands for all systems; I'm mostly interested in navigation and phone commands. Can you help me sort out which type of voice commands I should concentrate on. This is iPhone-centric; my 2015 has Siri Eyes Free but not Apple Car Play.

- "Native" Volt voice commands, by pressing the steering wheel button once (2015 MyLink manual, pg 72)
- "Siri Eyes Free" commands, by holding the steering wheel button until Siri responds (saw a video, can't find in manual)
- OnStar, by pressing the voice command button on the ceiling console (2015 manual, pg 14-1)

I'm not including pressing the OnStar button and talking to a live advisor for nav downloading.
 

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I only use long press on the steering wheel for any communication sort of command ('call x', 'text y', 'navigate z')
My phone is 8 years newer than the tech in the volt, it's just a tad better at voice recognition and reply ;)

However, I don't have built in NAV - you'd need to use the short press in-car voice for that.
The only purpose I've had for the onstar voice menu is 'wifi settings'. I didn't even know that button did anything until they installed wifi and I wanted to know how to get the current settings in-car.
 

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Are voice commands available in the Gen 2? I was unable to find anything on this in the manual.

Wouldn't mind being able to do a few things via voice, since I'm a lefty and sometimes struggle to use touchscreens on the right while driving.
 

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Are voice commands available in the Gen 2? I was unable to find anything on this in the manual.

Wouldn't mind being able to do a few things via voice, since I'm a lefty and sometimes struggle to use touchscreens on the right while driving.
Should be.
But you can't do everything via voice, just common commands. Call X, navigate Y, or set the radio.
Try hitting the voice button and say 'tune ##.# FM" (with whatever a local station number is for you) and see what happens.
 
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