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So I'm going down the highway, cruising around 50mph, when the music automatically mutes and I hear three quick beeps. No other visual indicators. It's happened several times. What could it be? 2017 Cabrio.
 

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...the only thing that I know off that beeps 3 times is the alarm armed system when activated by the key fob....don't think it will beep when rolling tho...but... just give it a try...

Jetfuel.....next...
 

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ZBoater. My 2017 Cab is set to beep three times when I'm 6 mph over the speed limit. Embarrassingly, I seem to recall setting this, but I can't recall how, nor find it in the car or Cross Connect manual. The car is only 2 days old. Could you have done the same? I'm wondering if I can reset this for 10 mph, for instance, or reduce the volume of the beeps. Since this recalls knowing the speed limit, it may be a Cross Connect App setting?

Were you on a 45 mph road?
 

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Normally the "three beep" warning through your speakers means the paired phone has about 40% battery or lower. It is followed with "Phone Battery Low" appearing on the stereo's headunit for a few seconds. Haven't found a way to shut that thing up.

However, if the 2017s have some sort of weird speed limiter thing going on, could be that too.
 
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Not sure about the speed limit. How would my car know what the limit is?


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Yup! Great question! I think it must use the Cross Connect and my phone for this feature. The GPS can track my speed, and the navigation app knows the speed limit.

I picked up the car from the dealer on Saturday of last week, and noticed on Sunday that the car was beeping, and that it seemed to be when I passed the speed limit. I noticed it again last night and tested it at length, driving several different roads with varying speed limits. Always it beeped at exactly 6 miles over the speed limit, no matter what the road and speed limit. I spent a long time testing it. I really am quite certain.

Then I returned home and spent an hour or two looking over the manual, and the cross-connect app guide, trying to determine how I set this feature. I spent some time fiddling in the car as well. I never found it. Or I didn't think I did. Then today, driving to my office, it wasn't happening! Somehow I turned it off. (This car has a sense of humor, it seems.)

I need to spend looking into this more. I'm frustrated. I seem to recall setting something to make this happen, and it definitely was beeping as I was speeding. I don't recall changing anything last night that would be likely to turn this feature off.

As for your car, I very much doubt this was your issue, unless you are using the Cross-Connect App for GPS and music. My regrets for the false alarm.

If anyone with a 2017 understands how this works, please reply!
 

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Here's a test! Delete the Cross Connect app, try driving over 6mph over the limit, see if the beeps return. :)

I'll also install the app again to see if I can find anything.
 

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It's there, ZBoater. I'm in Indiana and I'm using it.

Search for "Cross connect." The app is called the "smart cross connect USA."
 

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I have 2016 453 and use the Android version of the Cross Connect app. In the settings for the app, which you can reference from the home screen which is visible when the app is running but the phone isn't connected to the car, there is an option to turn on and off the "Speed Warning". When this is turned on and my phone is connected with my car it will make 3 beeps whenever I go 5 miles or so over the speed limit. Don't know how all of this works in the IOS app, but I figured it must be somewhat similar.
 

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My Subaru beeps and displays a Warning when the temp hits 37 degrees. It happens so quickly that one has no time to figure out what it is unless it the car is standing still. Maybe that?
 

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I have 2016 453 and use the Android version of the Cross Connect app. In the settings for the app, which you can reference from the home screen which is visible when the app is running but the phone isn't connected to the car, there is an option to turn on and off the "Speed Warning". When this is turned on and my phone is connected with my car it will make 3 beeps whenever I go 5 miles or so over the speed limit. Don't know how all of this works in the IOS app, but I figured it must be somewhat similar.
Kilted is the winner here!!! I completely had no idea that this app had these settings. I think I'll keep it after all. :)



Turn off Speed Warning and it'll go away.

Also, you can use this app with a 451 if you have a bluetooth dongle. :wink:
 

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The good news? I wasn't losing my mind when I claimed I had received speed warnings.

The bad news? That setting is not where you claim it is on my iPhone 5S.

iOS 10.2.1.

Cross Connect settings, in order of appearance.

Navigation: Map Display, Map Orientation, Routing Method, Distance Units, Vibration.
Glympse: Expire on Arrival, Broadcast my speed, Messages.
Privacy: "Allow access to device name for profile display and sharing Glypse," Clear Cache.
Tutorials: (This is almost useless.)
Download Center: Download Center.

That's it! No "Speed Warning." No other "Privacy" settings, unlike in the previous post.

These must have once been here. I was getting speed warnings the other night!

Can anyone offer some help? Neonspinnazz? What iOS are you using?

Here's a link to the Smart Connect User's Guide, which I struggled to find, in case anyone wants it.

http://pl.smart.com/content/dam/smart/HQ/master/index/Download-Center/user-guide/smart-cross-connect-User-Guide-12-18-2014_EN.pdf

And my apologies for sidelining ZBoater's original question which I assume has yet to be answered, and which deserves attention.
 

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I can't say anything about the IOS version of the software as I have only used the Android version, but this particular setting only showed up fairly recently on my phone. Maybe 2 or 3 months ago? Are you using the most recent version of Cross Connect? That could explain the difference between what you are seeing and what Neon found.
 

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Yes, kilted. Thank you! iOS 10.2.1 is the most recent operating system. I have the most recent version of the app as well. Also, as mentioned, I had this feature the other night. It's hard to imagine that they removed this feature. But I suppose I may have updated the version of the Cross Connect software on Tuesday night and that the newer version has *removed* the feature. I tried so many things to find the feature on Tuesday! I might have updated software.

I think I understood that Neon uses an iPhone. That's why I asked about her iOS. I wonder if she is using the most recent software version of Connect. It might help if I can confirm whether an iPhone user that has this feature uses the same iOS and and the same version of the Cross Connect software. Cross Connect version 1.1 for iOS.
 

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Yes, kilted. Thank you! iOS 10.2.1 is the most recent operating system. I have the most recent version of the app as well. Also, as mentioned, I had this feature the other night. It's hard to imagine that they removed this feature. But I suppose I may have updated the version of the Cross Connect software on Tuesday night and that the newer version has *removed* the feature. I tried so many things to find the feature on Tuesday! I might have updated software.

I think I understood that Neon uses an iPhone. That's why I asked about her iOS. I wonder if she is using the most recent software version of Connect. It might help if I can confirm whether an iPhone user that has this feature uses the same iOS and and the same version of the Cross Connect software. Cross Connect version 1.1 for iOS.
I actually have the latest version of the app. I freshly downloaded it last night to find the speed setting. I didn't pair it to my car or anything, I just skipped all the tutorial screens until I saw the settings icon.

I'm running Cyanogenmod 13 on a Nexus 6P. Unfortunately I would also test with an iPhone, but the newest one I have is only running iOS 7. The app version is 1.1 for Android.

For whatever reason, when they updated the app to be compatible for Nougat (7.x), they broke whatever made the app compatible for Cyanogenmod 13 (based on 6.x).

It's been running Location Services even though the app is closed and I force stopped it in Settings. I don't know what location device it's using (I bet the GPS), but it was sucking a battery percent every 2 minutes or so.



Welp, deleted again it goes!!
 
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Kilted is the winner here!!! I completely had no idea that this app had these settings. I think I'll keep it after all. :)



Turn off Speed Warning and it'll go away.

Also, you can use this app with a 451 if you have a bluetooth dongle. :wink:
What do you mean with a "bluetooth dongle"? I have a 451 with a non OEM audio unit (that unit has built in bluetooth. Can I still pair the app with my car?
 

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What do you mean with a "bluetooth dongle"? I have a 451 with a non OEM audio unit (that unit has built in bluetooth. Can I still pair the app with my car?
It's a little Bluetooth receiver that plugs into the 3.5mm jack in the glovebox and charges on the USB.


https://www.amazon.com/Bluetooth-Car-Kits/b?ie=UTF8&node=1293687011


I'm not certain if 100% of the app's features will work, but most of the app's features are based in the phone and GPS, so technically you can use the app in any car.
 

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Will the app work without certain access to the smarts onboard computer? Don't think it will work with my 451 but I do have the smart bluetooth hands-free kit that was dealer installed so it pairs with my phone. This plugs into my radio 10. Car is covered at the moment but when I get a chance I'll check it out.

Probably something new with the 453.

Also downloaded the latest version of the app from the app store and it works fine on my iPhone 5. Open app, go through the tutorial, select settings from the bottom menu that finally appears and you have the Speed Warning option selectable.
 

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It's a little Bluetooth receiver that plugs into the 3.5mm jack in the glovebox and charges on the USB.


https://www.amazon.com/Bluetooth-Car-Kits/b?ie=UTF8&node=1293687011


I'm not certain if 100% of the app's features will work, but most of the app's features are based in the phone and GPS, so technically you can use the app in any car.
Sounds pretty cool, so it takes 5v from the USB jack and has a cpu in it that converts the incoming bluetooth audio signal to the 3.5mm stereo jack? The 453 has a USB in the glove box? My 2010 451 only has the 3.5mm.
 
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