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Bluetooth connection in Toyota Prius

T 3G ihone connects automatically when I get in my Toyota Prius but the reception is very bad. The beginning of ieach call is very low volume and the within 60 seconds the volume increases. Also, the peoplle at the other end of the call complain that I am breaking up. The miss about every fourth word.
Other phones worked fine in the car.
What can I do?

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  • djdonzie Aug 22, 2008

    My problem is connecting my iphone G3  to the bluetooth in my bmw. I can't get them to pair up.  My cheap Motorola connected fine and ran perfectly. Still can't find the solution for my new, fancy iphone. 

  • SurfinStan Oct 13, 2008

    I recently bought a 2008 Prius and a new iPhone 3G. They pair up fine and all the functions work except for volume.

    When I make or receive a call, the volume is very faint for the first few seconds, then starts increasing to normal volume.

    When I'm making a call this means the ringing sound starts faint and increases. By the time the person answers the volume is almost normal.

    However, when I receive a call, I have to say 'Hello' several times before the caller hears me and then the callers voice is faint for a few seconds. Eventually the volume is fine.


    I used my wife's LG Vu with the Prius and had no problem. Volume was strong right away. We both have AT&T as our carrier. The version on my iPhone is 2.51.

    Does anyone have any ideas.


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Well the folks at ATT were useless. The person at the technology counter said she did not know about technology. She asked the other counter person who said just go to the Toyota dealer.
I call Apple and talked with Bryce. He said this was a very big problem effecting owners of BMW, Toyota, Infiniti. Apple is working on it he said.
He mentioned that when the G3 iphone came out it did not do this. Now it is massive.
Funny thing is, my phone did not do this originally. Now, 25 days into ownership it is Bluetooth worthless.
At least now we won't waiste time at ATT or the car dealer or reprogramming bluetooth connection.

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