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Old 01-11-2013, 11:12 AM
Perlova Perlova is offline
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Originally Posted by vbbuilt View Post
I have the iConnect. I downloaded this app for the iPhone 5. One of it's features is to locate your vehicle, but no instructions came with the app.

I'm wondering if anyone has experience with this app?

While sitting in the vehicle, I selected the locate button, but the app responded "Vehicle location unknown. Update vehicle status and try again." Obviously, I'm not doing something correctly. How do I update the vehicle status?

Thanks, vince.
Here is the essence of what it can do: On the X1 you can only do the locate and lock/unlock function as far as I know.

•"Remote Door Lock & Unlock" allows the car to be locked and unlocked from a smartphone.
•"Climate Control” makes it possible to control the interior temperature by adjusting the auxiliary ventilation and heating settings, and programming the systems by timer.
•With “Horn Blow” for sounding the horn and “Flash Light” for briefly switching on the exterior lights, users can trigger acoustic and visual signals to help them find their vehicle in crowded car parks, for instance.
•If the car is out of sight and hearing distance but within a radius of up to 1,5 km, the “Vehicle Finder” function is able to display a map on the smartphone screen showing the way to the vehicle’s location. This function is only available when the ignition is switched off, thereby making it impossible to track the vehicle’s movements.
•Finally, using Google Local Search, users are able to import points of interest (POIs) from their smartphone into the vehicle’s navigation system via the message list.
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