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OK, I am not looking to start the age-old debate over which phone is better as a phone.

I am looking to see which phone platform works with our factory systems better. I have an issue with my Pixel 4 forgetting my car (2019 Sport) often with Bluetooth, causing me to have to resync the phone before drives. The last Android Auto Update seemed to have helped a bit, but still glitches every once and a while.

Looking into an Iphone, and wondering if how the phone syncs with the car. I wouldn't consider if it didn't run Waze (it does run waze.....right?)

Feed back from anyone with a Pixel 5, Iphone 11 (or 12), 1+ 8, or Galaxy Note is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
 

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I have/use a Galaxy Note 10+ using Android Auto w/no issues. Like you I prefer Waze for navigation (more so for user input IE: road/traffic/LEO info than directions). Can't speak on iPhone or Apple CarPlay as I have no experience w/either. Wife has an iPhone but hasn't installed CarPlay to her pbone. Honestly I would think when either is working correctly there isn't much difference between them.
 

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I have my 2018 accord sport 2.0t with my Pixel 3 Xl running Android 11. It's a very good and valid question. The ONLY really issue that i have ever had is when i initially plug my phone in via USB type C, sometimes my Sport doesn't recognize the phone with android auto. I have to re-plug it in until the connection is there. Usually I'll just re-boot the phone once, and it's fine. Other than that though, I've NEVER had any other issues with my phone in my car whatsoever. Works lie a charm every single time. I only use Google Maps for navigation, I now use Spotify for streaming music. I also can't speak for iPhone. Apple CarPlay at all. I mean I'm guessing that it also works flawlessly, but I've never tested it out before. One of the nicer updates to Android Auto though, is the fact that when you're using Google Assistant while driving, instead of hoping to god that Assistant heard you correctly, you can now actually visually see what you're speaking into the head unit. That's a really nice touch that Goggle finally did that!
 

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OK, I am not looking to start the age-old debate over which phone is better as a phone.

I am looking to see which phone platform works with our factory systems better. I have an issue with my Pixel 4 forgetting my car (2019 Sport) often with Bluetooth, causing me to have to resync the phone before drives. The last Android Auto Update seemed to have helped a bit, but still glitches every once and a while.

Looking into an Iphone, and wondering if how the phone syncs with the car. I wouldn't consider if it didn't run Waze (it does run waze.....right?)

Feed back from anyone with a Pixel 5, Iphone 11 (or 12), 1+ 8, or Galaxy Note is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
iPhones work great. I understand the 2021 Accord even has full-function wireless access for iPhone
 

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I haven’t had any issue with using iPhones with CarPlay. The update last year which allows for split screen navigation along with your (streaming) audio info, and the directions was a boon. Only thing I don’t like it sometime after that one of apple’s updates made both google and Apple Maps only display on the phone as the turn by turn directions if you’re navigating. It was super handy when the app still stayed functional because a passenger could easily add destinations, or otherwise edit the route without having to exit the directions to do so.

I’ve used a slew of iPhones (5, SE, 6, 6s 7, 8, X, 11) with CarPlay and basically got the same performance and functions (bearing in mind the differences which happened last year with the interface and display) with all of them. I haven’t used androids, but I’ve read it’s more common to run into issues where one model/software works with AA, and another one won’t. There’s just a lot more diversity in the platforms and software than there is in iOS.

I haven’t used waze personally with CarPlay, but it does work with it. How much function you retain I can’t comment on though.
 

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Yesterday was my first real road trip with CarPlay, so this split-screen mode is interesting to learn about.

We were doing highway cruising so I didn't desperately need the tach, so I just changed that to show music info and left the navigation on full screen mode. But I'll have to experiment with the split-screen mode for the drive home on the weekend.
 

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Just got an iPh12. I find the CarPlay integration to
be just flawless!
But I've Kept my LG G8 ThinQ for 2 Main Reasons.

A> Turn-by-Turn Navigation on the Tachometer Gauge is activated ONLY by Android Auto!
B> The iPhone does not connect w' the Ktuner Bluetooth App.

 

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Kinda piggybacking, kinda going off on a tangent:

Samsung Note 9, Android Auto, Waze.

I haven't been using it that much at all but yesterday, I was using Waze/Android Auto and had to run a few different errands, one after another. Along the way, I had to update the destination in Waze (e.g. had a general vicinity that I was heading to and then later got an address) a couple of times and found that I wasn't able to access Waze on my phone while it was hard plugged into the car (and I didn't see a way to input the changes into Waze via the infotainment system/display). I ended up having to unplug my phone from the car, update Waze, and then plug my phone back in (the unplug/replug was also a little glitchy, sometimes Waze popped back up and sometimes I had to push the Android Auto button).

Has anyone else had that problem/experience or am I brain farting?
 

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Kinda piggybacking, kinda going off on a tangent:

Samsung Note 9, Android Auto, Waze.

I haven't been using it that much at all but yesterday, I was using Waze/Android Auto and had to run a few different errands, one after another. Along the way, I had to update the destination in Waze (e.g. had a general vicinity that I was heading to and then later got an address) a couple of times and found that I wasn't able to access Waze on my phone while it was hard plugged into the car (and I didn't see a way to input the changes into Waze via the infotainment system/display). I ended up having to unplug my phone from the car, update Waze, and then plug my phone back in (the unplug/replug was also a little glitchy, sometimes Waze popped back up and sometimes I had to push the Android Auto button).

Has anyone else had that problem/experience or am I brain farting?
That’s sort of what I encountered with Apple Maps and google maps. With one of the newer updates it just displays the directions on the phone. There was a short time with CarPlay when they enabled being able to switch away from the app and do other things without it switching off your directions/music/etc. then another update hit and it basically bricks the app without ending the navigation, entering new stuff, then starting again.
 
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