Porsche/ Vodapone Connect car connect app changes coming?

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Post by pmg » Sat Dec 18, 2021 12:26 am

I was looking at the summary of US Renelist forum postings when I found an item saying email received as in the link below

https://a2g0b3.emailsp.com/f/rnl.aspx/? ... e=suu1NCLM

That seems to be suggesting they are about to finally at last remove the confusion caused by two separate apps. If true, whether that will involve any loss or gain in function remains to be seen.
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Post by Nuclear Nick » Sat Dec 18, 2021 6:55 am

Good find. This looks promising and, as you say, long overdue to remove confusion and improve functionality. Let's hope it delivers!
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Post by SAC1 » Sat Dec 18, 2021 12:04 pm

Loaded the new "My Porsche" App successfully from Play Store and it works! Shows registration plate number, but cut it off for the screen shot below

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Post by pmg » Sat Dec 18, 2021 12:17 pm

New "My Porsche" app is also available in the Andriod/Google play store. I have installed and managed to log on and shows my car etc. Now trying to work out whether all the services split between the two previous apps are still there. Does seem to show the current location of car, locked status, service due info and the remaining range. However, I cannot find tyre pressures yet.

I have just used it to send the destination of a supermarket I am about to go to within the next two hours to my vehicle. I will report back mid-afternoon whether the destination message arrived at the vehicle.

Under the function section of the new app, it said the PCM connectivity from the app was deactivated. it said this was because I still had the Connect app available on my phone and I should deinstall that app. Once I did that the deactivated message did disappear on the new "My Porsche" App.
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Post by tonyp » Sat Dec 18, 2021 2:13 pm

Sorry to intrude but has anyone that has taken delivery of a new Macan Gen 3 been provided with details of the included roadside recovery (AA ?) . All I have obtained from my SE is a telephone number - I have chased him to no avail. It would be nice to get full details of the cover.

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Post by pmg » Sat Dec 18, 2021 3:01 pm

tonyp wrote:
Sat Dec 18, 2021 2:13 pm
Sorry to intrude but has anyone that has taken delivery of a new Macan Gen 3 been provided with details of the included roadside recovery (AA ?) . All I have obtained from my SE is a telephone number - I have chased him to no avail. It would be nice to get full details of the cover.
When I bought my Macan, the "pack" for Porsche assist including booklet and card turned up in the post about 3 weeks after I picked the car up, but was told at pick up all I needed to use it is the number.

I did find a copy of the booklet on the internet https://www.porsche.com/all/media/pdf/P ... ooklet.pdf
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Post by pmg » Sat Dec 18, 2021 3:05 pm

pmg wrote:
Sat Dec 18, 2021 12:17 pm
New "My Porsche" app is also available in the Andriod/Google play store. I have installed and managed to log on and shows my car etc. Now trying to work out whether all the services split between the two previous apps are still there. Does seem to show the current location of car, locked status, service due info and the remaining range. However, I cannot find tyre pressures yet.

I have just used it to send the destination of a supermarket I am about to go to within the next two hours to my vehicle. I will report back mid-afternoon whether the destination message arrived at the vehicle.

Under the function section of the new app, it said the PCM connectivity from the app was deactivated. it said this was because I still had the Connect app available on my phone and I should deinstall that app. Once I did that the deactivated message did disappear on the new "My Porsche" App.
My sending destination test failed but that might have something to do with not having uninstalled the old Connect app at the time I tried to send destination from "My Porsche" app. I will try again in a few days time. the last time I used the facility in the Connect app about a month ago it did work
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Post by Neil1911 » Sat Dec 18, 2021 3:11 pm

Having upgraded to the new app and had a play I expect it will work as it's exactly the same as how I've updated destinations over the last ten days only via Porsche.com. It's workable but I still miss the destination "list" that used to be there under Navigation+. That's progress!
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Post by bbpxbbpx » Sun Dec 19, 2021 12:17 am

Can't find the option to flash the headlight from the new app. But that exists in the Porsche car connect app. Also can't see tyre pressure.
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Post by Neil1911 » Sun Dec 19, 2021 9:11 am

I didn't renew that element just the "Navigation and Infotainment" so not surprised that I didn't see them. However, what's more of a pain is that the destination favourites I added yesterday have appeared in duplicate in the car, in addition to the ones that were already there and the "Delete" on the PCM doesn't shift them. Furthermore there's no delete option in tge App, you can remove the favouite * but not the saved destination. I've done that and will check again shortly what shows in the car.
Maybe the app hasn't been announced to us as it's not yet a finished product, are test versions allowed in the app stores?
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