New Uconnect software update

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  1. AvsBest

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    I checked my VIN today and saw the following:

    Update 1: SIRI UPDATE FOR UCONNECT® 8.4AN_RA4_16_16_13_MY15
    Service Bulletin ID:
    08-053-16
    Release Date: 2016-04-21

    By the time you read this I'll have my car done. Anyone knows what the specs of the update is?
     
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    It adds Siri Eyes Free

    Siri Eyes Free (for iPhone 4S or later) lets drivers speak in natural language to send text messages, play music, set reminders, place phone calls, and access directions. It is activated by holding down the steering wheel button until the Siri screen appears and tones are played. Siri messages are processed remotely, not by the car, which should increase accuracy and allows the greater flexibility

    Uconnect | Navigation | SiriusXM Traffic Information

     
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    While doing the update it updated some the following:
    EQ
    XM Update
    HD Update

    Doesn't seem like it changed the radio quality but the bluetooth quality seem to be a tad better. Could be in my head too
     
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    Just tried it, pretty sweet that they included 2015s in the flash
     
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    Steven_sbs Browncoats Unite Gold Supporting Member

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    Please post which car you have, either Challenger or Charger. I just checked the uConnect page for updates for my 2016 Challenger Hellcat and it showed no updates available at this time. Thanks.
     
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    2016 already have Siri. This is a 2013-2015 update.
     
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    How does it differentiate between Siri and the car's own voice recognition when you push that button? I like the concept and will head to the dealer tomorrow for the update, but I already use the button for other voice recognition stuff.
     
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    Did you watch the video I posted?
     
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    Yes. So if your phone is paired it will automatically go to Siri rather than the car's on Voice recognition? That video shows Siri already on the screen. It's on 0.42 long. Do you say launch Siri first?
     
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    You hold down on the v/r button and wait for Siri to pop up
     
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    Works like absolute ass so far. Most times Siri won't come up and when it does, it takes about 30 seconds to process each word and another minute before it attempts to execute the command. Not impressed at all...
     
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    Hmmm that's not sounding too good at all.
     
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    is this a flash we can download and do ourselves or are we gonna be forced to go to the dealer?
     
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    You can download yourself. I did, and will apply it to the car later today
     
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    Works perfectly on my car with iPhone 6. You sure the issue isn't your phone?
     

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