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S9999!
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Post by S9999! »

Recently purchased a mild hybrid and struggling with voice control and DAB stations and curious if there is a knack to it or known limitation. Can get Radio 1 but when asking for some others eg Radio 4 and 5 Live, I get a poor quality FM signal for another station and cannot get it to tune to the correct DAB one by voice.

Cevoli21
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Post by Cevoli21 »

I suspect it has fallen foul of the latest software update. Ours used to be excellent for DAB with voice control. After the latest update it's hopeless. I think others have also had this issue. Fingers crossed that the next update will fix the things the previous one broke.
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ChrisLF
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Post by ChrisLF »

Yes, not you. Been mentioned on other threads, only one person I know of hasn't had any issues (there may be more!)

In my case its hardly ever worked and I only use R2 DAB so I've put it in Favourites and select it manually after the system forgets it after a couple of days and then turn it off and on and alter the volume using the rotary dial/switch. Or sometimes the steering wheel controls!
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Post by gedger »

It's a right PITA. Has anyone tried contacting Volvo support to see what the official line is? As Volvo fails to issue proper software release notes you never know what is actually fixed. I think Volvo's software motto should be "Owning a Volvo is like a box of chocolates, you're never sure what you're going to get".
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ChrisLF
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Post by ChrisLF »

It's worse that as they don't tell you what they've broken either! :D
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Post by Grampa »

Mine used to work perfectly now I can't get several stations but can successfully get others.
Very frustrating!
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Post by gedger »

Have you tried using a Swedish Accent? :lol:
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