1. jsooney's Avatar
    Since I upgraded my 640 to Win10 it no longer reads text messages to me via my car's Bluetooth connection, and obviously I can't give it a spoken reply any longer either. I was wondering if that is expected or if something is wrong/incompatible with my car (2013 Infiniti G37). Maybe Bluetooth isn't fully functional yet? Voice calls work ok though.
    04-18-2016 05:44 PM
  2. rusty502's Avatar
    Since I upgraded my 640 to Win10 it no longer reads text messages to me via my car's Bluetooth connection, and obviously I can't give it a spoken reply any longer either. I was wondering if that is expected or if something is wrong/incompatible with my car (2013 Infiniti G37). Maybe Bluetooth isn't fully functional yet? Voice calls work ok though.

    Which version of windows 10?......I have two 640s that work fine on .107, .164, and .218....have you tried a reset?

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    04-18-2016 07:24 PM
  3. jsooney's Avatar
    I'm running .218 right now. The phone is paired but nothing happens when I get an incoming text. Maybe I need to re-pair it with the car. My car is a little goofy with Bluetooth stuff. I haven't tried a reset, I'll try that too, thanks.
    04-18-2016 07:57 PM
  4. The Extreme G's Avatar
    Check your settings in Cortana.

    Cortana > Notebook > Settings > Read incoming text messages aloud
    04-18-2016 08:22 PM
  5. Kerry2112's Avatar
    I did have variable performance on W10M with my L1320 (when I had it) with reading text messages in the car. Sometimes it would work OK (albeit slow to respond to my voice command to "read it"), sometimes not. With my 950XL, no problems.
    04-19-2016 07:25 AM
  6. XToro's Avatar
    My 920 with W10M was a mess when it came to bluetooth and had all kinds of problems. My 650 with .218 of W10M works perfectly. So I suspect it's OS/HW conflicts.
    04-19-2016 11:17 AM
  7. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    My 920 with W10M was a mess when it came to bluetooth and had all kinds of problems. My 650 with .218 of W10M works perfectly. So I suspect it's OS/HW conflicts.
    The only difference between a 920 and a 650 with same o.s. build is 650 has an recently updated firmware
    04-19-2016 11:29 AM
  8. XToro's Avatar
    Originally posted by Maurizio Troso
    Originally Posted by XToro
    My 920 with W10M was a mess when it came to bluetooth and had all kinds of problems. My 650 with .218 of W10M works perfectly. So I suspect it's OS/HW conflicts.
    The only difference between a 920 and a 650 with same o.s. build is 650 has an recently updated firmware
    Different hardware, and I think the layers of HW/FW/OS don't play nice with each other on the old HW.
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    04-19-2016 11:36 AM
  9. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Different hardware, and I think the layers of HW/FW/OS don't play nice with each other on the old HW.
    I agree, but I guess a new developed firm could resolve a lot of conflicts. But X2X branch is closed...
    04-19-2016 12:10 PM
  10. jsooney's Avatar
    Check your settings in Cortana.

    Cortana > Notebook > Settings > Read incoming text messages aloud
    This is probably a dumb question, but does reading text messages require Cortana to be enabled? I didn't have Cortana when my phone was running 8.1 and it worked ok.
    04-19-2016 04:15 PM
  11. T Moore's Avatar
    This is probably a dumb question, but does reading text messages require Cortana to be enabled? I didn't have Cortana when my phone was running 8.1 and it worked ok.
    Didn't have to have Cortana on 8.1 for this to work, now you do.
    pretty hard to enable it in 10 if you don't have cortana
    04-19-2016 06:55 PM
  12. The Extreme G's Avatar
    This is probably a dumb question, but does reading text messages require Cortana to be enabled? I didn't have Cortana when my phone was running 8.1 and it worked ok.
    It's a fantastic question, actually. The setting is now under Cortana in W10M. It's not in 8.1.
    04-19-2016 11:07 PM
  13. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Didn't have to have Cortana on 8.1 for this to work, now you do.
    pretty hard to enable it in 10 if you don't have cortana
    Cortana now is full server-centric. No more vocal synthesys build in phone (in fact voices are totally different)
    So if your country doesn't get Cortana yet, no vocal, sorry
    04-20-2016 02:22 AM
  14. Player Piano's Avatar
    I had the same problem. I guess I am a little bit disappointed that we are required to keep Cortana enabled to get the same functionality we had before.
    04-20-2016 04:22 PM
  15. jsooney's Avatar
    Well that's annoying. I'm not turning on Cortana. I'll just have to text and drive and cause accidents.
    04-20-2016 07:06 PM
  16. XToro's Avatar
    I've started having problems again with Cortana over Bluetooth. Still on .218 with my 650. Now Cortana comes on saying I have a text message, asks if I want to read it or ignore it, I reply with "read it" and it keeps listening for 10 seconds and then just quits.
    04-21-2016 10:05 AM
  17. rusty502's Avatar
    I've started having problems again with Cortana over Bluetooth. Still on .218 with my 650. Now Cortana comes on saying I have a text message, asks if I want to read it or ignore it, I reply with "read it" and it keeps listening for 10 seconds and then just quits.

    Having the same issue all of a sudden on a 950 running .218.......

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    04-21-2016 10:15 AM
  18. XToro's Avatar
    Ah, so it's not just me with the new gen phone problems. This is a joke. Cortana worked perfectly in 8.1. Why can't they get it right? And how long does it take to fix??

    EDIT: Doing a google search and I found articles and posts all over the web from Jan 2016 and even as far back as July 2015! All with Bluetooth and Cortana problems. Come on Microsoft, I thought you were better than this. I've used software that has a single guy writing it and he's able to troubleshoot and fix problems within a couple days!
    Last edited by XToro; 04-21-2016 at 01:23 PM.
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    04-21-2016 11:51 AM

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