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  1. 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...
  2. videoplayer 3.7 takes long to play video

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Mazda 2018 Fw 55. My previous videoplayer was 3.3 (AIO 2.7.9) and it only took 2-3 seconds to start playing the video. After that i installled videoplayer 3.7 (AIO 2.8.4) and it takes 8-10 seconds to start the video now . The storage remained the same , checked for corruptions and all is good...
  3. OEM Nav plug and play?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Since my car was totaled I was planning on getting another gen 2 but none of the ones in my area have the touch screen that I miss from my MZ3 IGT tech package. Would the OEM touch screen be plug and play?
  4. Possible Foul play from two Mazda Dealers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So , hi guys, Mazda 3 2017 Grand Touring owner here. So!, my dealer told me that I needed to replace my rear brake pads. The problem is, they are charging me $200 just for the parts (plus $70 of service). I told them "no thanks" and I bought the genuine parts online for $70 , from a...
  5. Android Auto and Apple Car Play email from Mazda

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    "So we are pleased to inform you that Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration¹ are now available as a dealer-installed update for applicable Mazda vehicles – model year 2014 – or newer and equipped with the Mazda Connect™ infotainment system. The cost to you is only $199 plus labor."
  6. 4th Gen Mazda3 owners: are you considering the upgrade to Android Auto/Carp Play?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I haven't heard much it's a worthy upgrade and if you lose certain features like HD Traffic map, OEM Nav mapset (GT models), etc. Thoughts?
  7. 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...
  8. Getting rid of the slight on-center play on highway speed

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    With most cheap cars you can wiggle the steering wheel slightly with little effort on highway speeds. How do I make is such that it takes a decent amount of effort to make the steering wheel move from the center position? Alignment is within specs, with even some positive toe-in which is said...
  9. 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...
  10. DAB Radio Text & iPhone Play

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all, New owner here.. Couple of questions with regards to a couple of areas which i dont think are quite right with my car. If i connect my iPhone 6S via USB, i can see it in the menu's, browse the content, but unless i actually tap play on the iPhone iteself, nothing happens. Bluetooth...
  11. Android unit Plug and Play

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Just wondering if anyone has tried something to this extent? I seen a few other videos but I rather here for club members experience.
  12. AIO Installed! Video player doesn't play sound. Can someone help?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello Mazda Proud owner, My name is Jatin... Very new here. I own a 2016 CX5 and 2014 Mazda 3. Yesterday, I installed latest new firmware NA 5900 441.. on my CX5 ...later i ended up installing some tweaks of the AIO program tweak installer as per instructions, they all worked like charm without...
  13. Custom USB audio app - Long press folder to play

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I have been working on my own modifications to the base USB audio app in the CMU; details below in the change log. The biggest things I wanted to do was add long press play (click hold) which I did! The long press play mod uses existing functionality within the List2Ctrl. I have been...
  14. [Completed] Plug & Play 'GT' Style Headlights- Look before you cringe

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    These are 100% Plug and play, I'm not advertising. I asked questions, examined the images and took a chance. Remember if you are in the market for something like this and are in USA [not sure if all halogen plugs are the same worldwide] make sure you get ones with the reflector in the...
  15. Video Play

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello everyone I'm Peter from Hungary I am very happy to have found this forum I would like to do is run the Video MZD OS version is 56.00513 EU N Please help me.
  16. Play chime/sound when approaching speedcam ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I'm on EU_56.00.230A on CX-5 When approaching a speed radar I can see the speed limit + speed radar icon on the screen but there is no sound/chime Could anyone let me know if this is the normal behavior ? Or is there a way to have GPS to play a sound when approaching a speed radar ...
  17. BOSE - Upgrading Dash Speakers (almost plug and play)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Thanks to a few threads on the forum and this video of a guy who did it on his Mazda 6 I decided upgraded my factory BOSE dash speakers to some aftermarket 3.5" PowerBass coaxial speakers that I snagged for $24 on ebay I haven't seen any thread on the forum showing any pictures of the install...
  18. Is there a way to play music from SD Card?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm using a 64GB SD Card for NAV, so most of it is empty. Is there a way to let the system searching SD Card for music, so that I can free my USB stick? Maybe make a symbolic link for music folder of SD Card to /mnt/sda*?Or modify the media scanning location directly? Thanks
  19. Maz Connect iPhone Song Play Issues with iOS 9.3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    ALL MODELS WITH Mazda CONNECT - CANNOT SELECT NEW SONG OR DIFFERENT SONG PLAYS WHEN USING iPHONE WITH BLUETOOTH AUDIO. When using iPhone with Bluetooth audio you cannot select a new song, or a different song will play. *If you selects a different song, most of the time it will continue...
  20. Shifter play in 1st and second gear

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    My transmission woes continue in the form of excess shifter play when in first and second. When it gear there is quite a bit of extra movement before the stick actually moves in the housing, in other words a lot of slop in the shifter. Any way to tighten this up? About to just say screw it and...
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