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Anduain
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Re: ID.3 Tracker?

Post by Anduain » Sat May 15, 2021 8:55 pm

Scott, check you have Siri enabled, in Apple maps Siri is the one telling me where it is.

I’m connecting my phone wirelessly but it does this connected to the car or not.

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Re: ID.3 Tracker?

Post by scott28tt » Sun May 16, 2021 6:36 am

I have all Siri settings enabled other than those which relate to the lock screen, no car showing on the map.

If I ask Siri “where is my car?” it tells me “I don’t see any saved parking locations” - doing an online search it seems to depend on me having used Apple Maps right before getting out of the car:

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/i ... ef1c2e/ios

I’ll check the next time I use it with Apple Maps.
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Re: ID.3 Tracker?

Post by HeidiFlowerpt Driver » Sun May 16, 2021 9:48 am

It transpires you can do almost the same if your phone runs Android:

https://www.blog.google/products/maps/r ... ogle-maps/

You have to manually tell the Google Maps app where your car is when you leave it, so it's not nearly as slick as the IOS version.

Either version will be helpful if you can't remember where you parked your car, but neither will be of much use if your car is stolen and you want to find it!
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Re: ID.3 Tracker?

Post by M3G4D0Y1E » Tue May 18, 2021 2:22 pm

Audi have that feature on their app. Part of the VW group, should not be any additional hoops to jump through

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Re: ID.3 Tracker?

Post by HeidiFlowerpt Driver » Tue May 18, 2021 2:57 pm

scott28tt wrote:
Sat May 15, 2021 8:17 pm
How does that work? ...
As far as I can see, at the moment your phone disconnects from the car (Car Play or Bluetooth), it drops a marker into Apple Maps to show where your car is parked. And I think I read that it only works if you're using iPhone 11 or 12 versions. Maybe that's why it's not working for you, Scott?

Also as far as I can see, there's no equivalent function in Android but you can tell Google Maps you've parked your car. I think you can do that on an iPhone too, including older models.
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Re: ID.3 Tracker?

Post by scott28tt » Tue May 18, 2021 3:35 pm

HeidiFlowerpt Driver wrote:
Tue May 18, 2021 2:57 pm

As far as I can see, at the moment your phone disconnects from the car (Car Play or Bluetooth), it drops a marker into Apple Maps to show where your car is parked. And I think I read that it only works if you're using iPhone 11 or 12 versions. Maybe that's why it's not working for you, Scott?

Yes I subsequently discovered this - by the power of a Google search :oops:

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/i ... ef1c2e/ios

Thanks :-)
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