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  1. Problem with Amazon Music via AppleCarPlay

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Anyone else notice that, unless you have the Amazon Music app open and running, ACP will not start the app and run it when you try to tune to it? I get an error message something like "cannot find this source" until I manually open the app on on my iPhone and then the system picks it up like normal.
  2. MZD-AIO install, now Android Auto is VERY slow/freezes/wont play music?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Any ideas why this might be happening? I ran the install yesterday and it seems like the other tweaks i installed are working correctly, like the touchscreen while moving and removing the camera safety warning. Additionally, the touch screen is now enabled in android auto, but it is VERY slow...
  3. How to get infotainment to boot up to music screen?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I've got an early 2016 3 in the UK. I really want the infotainment screen to boot to the music screen everytime I start up the car, at the moment it only does this about 10% of the time. It's just a bit of a niggle that I keep having to press the music button when I start up. I don't want...
  4. Android Auto doesn't resume music playback after call

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone else encountered this? After completing a phone call, Android Auto does not automatically resume playback. In some cases it turns on the FM radio instead of resuming the song I was listening to. I have a Hyundai with AA and this doesn't happen there, so I'm pretty sure it's an issue...
  5. Unable to browse phone's music via Bluetooth

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a Pixel 2 running Android 9 connected via Bluetooth to my NA 2015 Mazda 3 and most Bluetooth features work fine (calling, texting, audio, etc), but for some reason I am not able to browse the music on my phone with the infotainment system. Whenever I select "Root Menu" the screen is empty...
  6. CarPlay - Can I rewind and fast forward music using control knob?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone know whether it is possible to perform rewind and fast forward function using the commander control knob when CarPlay displays the "Playing Now" screen ?? I tried various music apps, including Amazon Music, Google Play Music and CarPlay/iOS own music app, and none of them allows me...
  7. Yatour Digital Music CD Changer Bluetooth Adapter USB For Mazda 3

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hello everyone, Has anyone installed such an adapter in his car, and then after hearing for a while, it goes off alone and each time I press the button of the CD it will turn on and off immediately? Does anyone know what the problem is? Is it the adapter or something in the car's electricity...
  8. USB Music Playback disconnects randomly after installing Android Auto

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2016 Mazda 3 So I got the official stereo retrofit so I can use Carplay / Android Auto. I noticed that playback of music on my usb drive disconnects randomly every 10 minutes or so. Sometimes it connects itself after one minute of silence, and sometimes it just switches input to FM...
  9. Back, music and mute

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, I was playing about the the 3 earlier and pressed and held back, music and mute buttons (think I was supposed to hold favourites not back) and a little display popped up top right corner of the screen. Anyone any idea what this is? It stayed on when i turned the car off so I pressed...
  10. Voice control music on android auto.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have signed up for Amazon music unlimited trial. This rarely works with voice commands on aa or using OK GOOGLE on the phone. The name group track is instantly reconised and I get a reply saying... asking Amazon music to open the track. Then NOTHING. I rang Amazon music and they say AA is not...
  11. MZD - How to focus bluetooth music app on Android phone

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey, My MZD has v59.00.545 EU N. I've an Nexus 5X with Android 8.1 and the latest security patches. My favorit music app is Deezer. In the past Deezer starts automatically when I selected bluetooth as audio source in MZD. But now I've to start Deezer manually. I did some researchs and found...
  12. USB Music Randomization/Playlists

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello everyone, When my dealer updated my system to v59.00.502, the ability to use playlists from USB disappeared entirely. Meanwhile, music randomization became broken. For instance, every song had to start with the same letter or alternating between 2 letters (technically out of order, but...
  13. Music won’t play that is stored on phone

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Got a new issue today, haven’t updated my phone or anything but cannot play music that is stored on my phone. Can make phone calls, Spotify works as does YouTube, when I go to entertainment, Bluetooth, iPhone X, then select root menu, artist then a song nothing plays. Have restarted phone...
  14. Voice commands for music FIXED!!!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm on v59.00.546, Gracenote v8, no AIO tweaks. Your results may vary. For quite some time I've had a complete failure of voice commands for USB music (you may have seen my previous thread). Anyway, today I tried using the Reset all Factory Settings option... and it WORKED!!! Voice commands now...
  15. Voice command for music FAIL

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all- So when did the voice command recognition for USB and Bluetooth music just completely fail? I'll try saying "Play The Beatles" and the response I get is a list of artists on the screen and the voice says "There are no artists in this list." I rarely use voice command, but I remember it...
  16. Shuffle Music by Album?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Is there any way to get the music to shuffle by album instead of song (within a playlist or a folder on a USB drive)? I've so far failed to get that to work?
  17. new poster, experience with music in car

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I am doing a first post. I will be posting my experiences with putting music on a memory stick to use in the infotainment system on my 2016 cx5.
  18. Guide - How to Play Music from a USB Drive on MZD Connect

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've been struggling for a while to coax MZD Connect to correctly playback MP3 files on a USB drive, display the correct metadata / artwork and respond correctly to voice commands. I've now cracked the problem no thanks to a lack of Mazda documentation but many thanks to those who have provided...
  19. Connect not showing album covers for music on USB drive

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I am having a problem that I was now trying to solve for 3 days without success. Two weaks ago my Mazda dealer updated my car to Version 59.00.504 EU N. It then started that some albums on my usb stick did not show correct album covers. Instead a generic cover was displayed...
  20. S-l-o-w USB music

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Just bought a 2018 GT hatch, Bose audio. The radio works fine, streaming music via Bluetooth from my iPad works fine, but trying to play music from an 8GB USB thumb drive is almost hopeless. I say "almost" because, if I wait long enough, the album list will appear, then a few minutes later the...