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The list of apps for Sync 3 is really really poor.

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Yeah, this is a forum with and incredible official support....

 

For the new users, I need to tell you that the list of apps for Sync3 is:

 

Spotify

Pandora (Not in Europe)

Glympse

ihearthauto (Not in Europe)

Edited by JuanitoRPM

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I have a 2017 Explorer, and can't seem to get Glympse to load, I have it loaded on a iPhone 7plus. I the other apps load just fine..

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And I thought I was missing something!

 

Still - I guess Apple CarPlay and Android Auto replace the need to AppLink. Do they not?

 

Anyone know if Ford will introduce Apple CarPlay without the need for a wired connection? Apparently iPhones now support this.

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I have a 2016 F150 with Sync and I have Google Maps and Waze on my Samsung S7 and it works great with Sync also Iheart radio and a local radio station with their own app that works

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My family is punishing the new McDonalds ordering app on my phone that was recently released for us in Australia, its very good.

 

Not sure if this is in the USA or not, but we basically create our own order and then you arrive at drive-thru and give them the pre-order number and its all done... or you walk into the restaurant and the order is prepared and paid for without you having to line up.

 

This is an app that should be developed for Sync 3! Of course I doubt it will ever make it, but its fun to dream.

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Two years of Sync 3 and the list is a joke...

 

 

The list of command is a joke...

 

The only one for Climate system is "Climate, Temperature XX".

 

If you say "Temperature XX" forget it, apparently the systems is not sure if you are want to change the inside temperature, outside temperature or engine temperature...

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Applink just does not work period

 

Ford just does not have the skill sets or investment into Sync 3 to make it work

 

Its a disaster

Edited by wharrell

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If you dont want to invest money make the system MirrorLink compatible and leave owners to decide what apps want to use.

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Part of the problem is the restrictions that Google imposes when using Android Auto. Sync 3 supports AA and if Google would loosen their restrictions there would be a lot more compatible apps. Other than that it is largely up to the app manufacturers to create apps that are compatible with Sync 3. All Ford can do is publish the specs and try to get app manufacturers to build the appropriate apps.

 

So I have Sygic Car Navigation working on Sync 3 but Sygic does not want to change their GPS Navigation app to work with Sync 3, and neither of their apps work under Android Auto because Google will not allow them to use it.

 

The problem is not all Ford and Sync 3.

 

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On 6/28/2018 at 7:33 PM, NOTMY911 said:

 

 

The list of command is a joke...

 

The only one for Climate system is "Climate, Temperature XX".

 

If you say "Temperature XX" forget it, apparently the systems is not sure if you are want to change the inside temperature, outside temperature or engine temperature...

 

I've had success in trying "Set temperature to xx" without saying "Climate" first. It takes one voice command out of the process.

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Going from Sync 2 to Sync 3, the commands it can do are FAR better than they used to be, but also FAR from what they could be.

 

AA and Carplay work great, but don't control anything from Sync 3.

 

Maybe with Sync 4 it will get better, because it's going to use a similar 'real voice' technology....

 

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22 minutes ago, Multitask said:

... Maybe with Sync 4 it will get better, because it's going to use a similar 'real voice' technology....

 

 

Since I'm waiting for the next generation of the MKX/Nautilus, Sync 4 should be stable by then.

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Why can't we write our own apps for sync3?  I want to see my google calendar on there.  And view my garage camera and control the door over IP.

 

I found a group called FMods that supposedly had a way to sideload apps into sync3, and there's even a couple games!

Edited by uu3

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