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MyGreenVolt is an Android app which shows you additional Volt performance.

I have received a number of requests asking if the same app would be available for iOS.

So I started from scratch an iOS app which is now ready for a beta release. I expect to made it available in the next couple of weeks. This is a light version as not all the features from the Android version have been ported over. However, the iOS app is connected to the cloud so a number of performance can be seen on a browser ala OnStar. The iOS name is MyGreenVolt Connect.

I have posted some screenshots on my website.

For now, only WiFi OBD2 adapters are supported. You will also need to install the TestFlight app which is the way Apple distribute beta to registered testers.

I will post some additional details about registration if people are interested in beta testing.

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Kudos. I used your app on my Android phone in the past. Great effort. As for BT OBDII not working on iOS, that's Apples fault, for crippling most Bluetooth profiles.
 

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Good job. I shared this info on the Chevrolet Owners Facebook page.
 

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What WIFI OBDII transmitter do any of you use?
From my side I have been testing the app with an OBDLink MX and a iCar chineese dongles.
I am not happy about the OBDLink MX as it looses connection every couple of minutes. Not too much problematic as the app automatically reconnects but you easily miss 20-30 seconds each time.
The iCar is a lot cheaper ($30 vs $130) with a stable WiFi link. However, it goes to sleep and does not wake up even using the power button on it. So I have to unplug-plug each time. So both adapters I have are not so great.
 

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If you own an OBD2 WiFi adapter (and a Volt) and are willing to beta test the app with your Apple device, you can just send an email to mygreenvolt.beta at gmail dot com with your email address of your AppleID account and specifying the device you plan to use.

You will receive some instructions from Apple on how to get MyGreenVolt Connect through TestFlight app.
 

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I have a wifi OBD2 adapter. I want to help with testing the ios program, help me download the application.
you have to email him to be a beta tester.I've had the app for a week again.only good for 3mnths.
 

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Fredo -

I downloaded MyGreenVolt for Android nearly a year ago but couldn't get it to work with either my WiFi (Jaureau) or BT (VeePeek) dongles. Unfortunately it was a misunderstanding on my part... my Android (Pixel2) would pair with the BT but not "connect", however I finally recognized that the App itself does the connection once paired. Doh!

In any case, I am very impressed by the level of effort you have put into this app and it's features. From what I see, you have shifted development to IOS. I have an older IOS device I can try to revive for this purpose, and maybe it will be better to have a device dedicated to the purpose anyway.

Meanwhile, can you update us on your development plans? Are you going to update the Android version to include the IOS features you have been adding? In particular, the new per-cell Voltage, would be incredibly useful for me since I'm on my second traction battery (the first failed at 166k and the dealer couldn't/wouldn't give me any detailed diagnosis of the pack) and my second pack had 100k when I installed it, but other than "no faults generated" I really don't know much about it's condition... your per-cell Voltage profile could be very useful!

I don't have any good information on the ideal operating ranges of the components MGV reports (battery, engine, xmision, eMotors) but that seems like (also) an excellent indicator of the general condition of components as they age.

I wasn't able to find a way to donate to your project... I have gotten a couple of popups (1 year ago and today) that I dismissed without thinking, offering me the chance to give feedback and (I think?) $ support... surely there is another way to help "pay the way"?

Thanks,
- Steve
 

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What OBDII adapter should I order??? Going to do the IOS app.
I see the author uses a Veepeak but looks like maybe the OBDLink 428101 MX+ might be the way to go.
 

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Found it. Thanks. But I loaded it too iPad and iPhone. And when I try to open it a picture of volt pops up then it seems to crash back to desktop. What am I doing wrong
 

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Found it. Thanks. But I loaded it too iPad and iPhone. And when I try to open it a picture of volt pops up then it seems to crash back to desktop. What am I doing wrong
I have the same thing going on here. If I figure it out ill post it here and you fo the same please. I got my dongle today and it isn't Bluetooth 4 so its back to Amazon.
 

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MyGreenVolt is working great on my iPhone 6 under iOS 12.2. It's nagging me to update to 12.4, but I usually wait a while to make sure there aren't any bugs. My OBD adapter is the iCar2 by Vgate--it's a wi-fi unit that sells for under $20 on Amazon.
 

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MyGreenVolt is working great on my iPhone 6 under iOS 12.2. It's nagging me to update to 12.4, but I usually wait a while to make sure there aren't any bugs. My OBD adapter is the iCar2 by Vgate--it's a wi-fi unit that sells for under $20 on Amazon.
Junebug, when did you download the app? He did an upgrade to the app on August the 1st to support low energy bluetooth devices and wonder if he might have broken something. it crashes for me on an iPhone 8 as well as on an old iPad 2. Wish I knew how to contact the author...
 
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