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Hi everyone, I'm picking up my trax sometime next week (so excited!) I'm getting a 2013 LS with automatic transmission.

I saw it has Bluetooth buttons when I test drove it. The dealer says I can stream my music off my phone as well, but sounded kind of unsure about it. I know my civic can answer calls, make calls and stream music.

Can the LS trim play music off my phone? Or just do phone calls? I was in a Dodge Challenger that had Bluetooth but only for calls, no music playing. Was a bit strange that it couldn't play music since it's connecting to Bluetooth anyways...

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Hi everyone, I'm picking up my trax sometime next week (so excited!) I'm getting a 2013 LS with automatic transmission.

I saw it has Bluetooth buttons when I test drove it. The dealer says I can stream my music off my phone as well, but sounded kind of unsure about it. I know my civic can answer calls, make calls and stream music.

Can the LS trim play music off my phone? Or just do phone calls? I was in a Dodge Challenger that had Bluetooth but only for calls, no music playing. Was a bit strange that it couldn't play music since it's connecting to Bluetooth anyways...

Anyone know?
Hey Steph, welcome to the boards! From the TRAX page on GM.ca

While going from street to street, you can also hop from tune to tune in Trax. You play your music using the MP3 playback and iBluetooth®6 audio streaming. The Chevrolet MyLink Radio iInfotainment system adds advanced connectivity and functionality on 2LT and LTZ models.
2014 Chevrolet Trax Bluetooth connectivity and available Chevrolet MyLink.


The standard Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity allows you to make and receive calls using voice commands. Trax is also the first vehicle in its class to integrate Apple Siri Eyes Free.7 Using the available Chevrolet MyLink and Bluetooth, Siri Eyes Free allows you to complete an array of hands-free tasks like composing text and e-mail messages, and storing contacts on your smartphone through voice commands, using your iPhone® 4S or iPhone 5. Trax also offers the highly affordable BringGo8 in-dash navigation system – to help you stay on track.
 

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@steph I'm pretty sure you can stream music off your phone. There was another post about the technology in the Trax that you could look at. I'm not sure on the details, so it would be good to look up, but generally, yes.
 

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I tried. Can only make and receive calls. Can play music off my phone through the USB or aux only. That kind of sucks but not a huge deal. Just would have been easier!
 

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Not sure but I think the bluetooth audio is only for streaming, like off pandora or something. I don't think it will do saved mp3's on the phone itself...
 

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i would be surprised if it doesn't do saved mp3's, i had a 2013 honda civic a friend lent me for a day that had a bluetooth system that allowed that sort of streaming to happen.
 

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Yeah I can't get it to stream off just the Bluetooth. Calls are nice and clear and easy to answer though.

@James - Just got rid of my 2013 Civic that had the music streaming through Bluetooth. Was a good feature.
 

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Yeah I can't get it to stream off just the Bluetooth. Calls are nice and clear and easy to answer though.

@James - Just got rid of my 2013 Civic that had the music streaming through Bluetooth. Was a good feature.
That's unfortunate, hopefully if there's no way to do this right now that they come out with some software to allow for it, that's if it's that easy, a software update, i can't imagine it being hardware related.
 

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Oh well, using the aux and USB are fine. Actually the USB is a bit better because it recognizes the iPod and displays the track title and artist. Simply using the aux port doesn't display anything and you cant use the controls on the steering wheel to switch tracks... on the Trax... ha.. there's my Friday laugh. Oh what a long day its been.
 

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thank god for USB, only down side is having a wire running from that to your phone, still better than not being able to play your music.
 

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thank god for USB, only down side is having a wire running from that to your phone, still better than not being able to play your music.
Yep, I'm actually going to get a cheap MP3 player to leave in the glove box plugged in so I don't have to keep connecting my phone.
 

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that's a great thing to do, smart. plus these days you can get something really high in capacity for cheap that still have a good file transfer rate.
let us know what you find.
 

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could you not just use a large jump drive?
Tried that, it plays the songs in order and I like my songs shuffled. Really annoys me when they play in order for some reason.

The iPod is working out well. It's in the glove box and I just leave it there.
 
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