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  1. I having issues using usb drives. I purchased the first shipment to the dealers. Had issues with the display between the gauges, locking up and turned blank. After the software updates my usb drive does not work anymore. I was using a 32 gig original after the first update to then the display stopped blanking out but the usb stopped reading in either port. The dealers showed me a tech bulitin that stated not all usb will not work, but could not tell me what would. I went down to a 1 gig and it worked until the last update now nothing’s works. Any ideas
  2. 2014 Yukon Denali - I’ve copied all my mp3 music tracks to a 16GB USB 2.0 flash drive formatted MS-DOS FAT (FAT32). The flash drive containes 4,800 tracks. Handbook indicates should be able to copy “All Songs” from the USB port in center console to Infotainment’s internal 20GB hard drive and play from there. I am able to go to USB menu, select “record”, select “All Songs”. I’ve left it to work on it’s own but when I return hours later there’s only a couple hundred or so tracks uploaded. Also tried using HD Menu/Record/All Sings but no goodski. Surely there must be a simple batch mode to do this in one fell swoop? Any suggestions? Do folders & subfolders present any upload issues?
  3. As the title suggests the USB music is exhibiting erratic behavior. Sometimes folder view is not available (it is not indexing as the flash drive was not removed). When returning to vehicle and turning on key, the music played will typically be what I was last listening to; sometimes it will randomly play something else. Sometimes it shows “No Media Found” then after a period of time when it does recognize the USB it shows “No Artist Info”. The song title will display but no artist or album title. When this happens there is no sound and adjusting the volume control has no effect. If I press radio the sound works, then pressing media and now the sound works and the song title, artist and album display correctly. 2017 Silverado LT. The USB is Patriot Slate 3.1 256GB NTFS. I have another one which works fine in a 2017 Corvette. The owner’s manual page 203 states USB format FAT16/32 or ex FAT is recognized but NTFS is not. Page 201 states USB 2.0. However, page 27 of the Infotainment manual states that it supports file systems FAT32 and NTFS. So, what to believe? What do you guys think? Anyone have the same or similar issues?
  4. Hello everyone. I had such a hard time finding this info that I though I would make an account and share with you all. This is true for my 2016 Yukon Denali, so I assume it's the same for similar models. Here is the formats in order to use the Rear Seat Entertainment: Movie System Information Caution for Using Movie Files . Available resolution: Within 720 x 576 (W x H) pixels. . Frame rate: Less than 30 fps. . Playable movie file: .avi, .mpg, .mp4, .divx, .xvid, .wmv. --The playable movie file may not be played according to the codec format. . Playable codec format: divx, xvid, mpeg-1, mpeg-4 (mpg4, mp42, mp43), wmv9 (wmv3). . Playable Audio format: MP3, AC3, AAC, WMA. . Max video bitrate: - mpeg-1: 8Mbps - mpeg-4 (mpg4, mp42, mp43):4Mbps - wmv9: 3 Mbps - divx 3: 3 Mbps - divx 4/5/6: 4.8 Mbps - xvid: 4.5 Mbps . Max audio bitrate: - mp3: 320 Kbps - wma: 320 Kbps - ac-3: 640 Kbps - aac: 449 Kbps . Movie files to which Digital Right Management (DRM) is applied may not be played.
  5. Recently had battery drain drastically on my 2016 1500. Does not want to charge on the battery charger. I can get it to start and, when running, the cruise control doesn't work and the USB ports on the center console don't seem to work; however, the USP port inside the storage area of the console does work. Only thing I had done differently lately is involves messing around with the cruise control, based on reading something in the manual that said that if I held down the cruise control "set" button while in park with the e brake on it would idle at a set RPM. That never happened, but there may be some consistency between doing that and the problems I am having. Any thoughts?
  6. 2017 LTZ with 8" MyLink. Periodically the truck fails to recognize USB devices when I start the truck, including USB flash drives and my phone via Android Auto. If I press the Media button, I see the phone via Bluetooth but I do not see the flash drive. It doesn't matter which USB port I use and the music was playing via the flash drive before I shut off the truck. The Projection button on the radio screen does not change to Android Auto as it would do under normal operation. This will likely be a warranty issue but if anyone's seen it beforehand so I can point the dealer in the right direction that would be helpful. Video
  7. So last night, on my way home, my stock stereo worked as advertised, with the exception of not continuing from the playlist that I was listening to on my way to work. Started heading to work, this afternoon, stereo booted up right where I had left it last night, EXCEPT it was NOT playing. Tried pressing the play arrow, skipping back to the beginning/end of the song, thumbed through the media options ("iPod," "My Media Library," back to "Chris' Music" [my thumb drive], etc), still nothing. It didn't start playing until I switched it to "RADIO," and back to "MEDIA." My other radio related issues have been it randomly rebooting after I had its memory reflashed for backup camera brightness issue, and the rare times where the skips would NOT work (steering wheel NOR on the touch screen on the radio). Has not randomly rebooted since my last service visit, when I said something to my service rep. They may have fixed that, while they were doing my oil and all.
  8. I've had my truck now going on 3 years this past 4th of july, ive been having issues with my USB port and 110v Plug not working tried using new cable for Apple Car Play and still no luck, i called dealership and was told i am out of warranty (of course) and have to pay $199 just for inspection ......... I Dont Think So. Does anyone else have the same issue and solution? Ive already checked fuses and all look good, might i also add that at times my screen goes DARK while the truck is on as well thanks.
  9. I have a 2016 LS Tahoe patrol rig and the factory center console has been replaced with a Troy Products console. They did not add the USB media hub and I am trying to figure out how to install one so I can plug in my iPhone for music. I ordered a harness and hub off eBay but cannot figure out where to install it or if it is even what I need. There is a USB connector under the passenger seat but I can not find the correct cable/harness to run it to the USB hub. The top connectors are what is installed, the bottom is the harness I bought. Any help on what I actually need would be appreciated.
  10. I don't know where to begin...I haven't had any OS updates for my iPhone X in over a month, the last software/firmware updates for the truck were done last Fall, so last week...the phone is hooked up via USB & Blutooth. This is normally how I have been hooking up the phone to my truck since I bought my truck over 3 years ago. If I disconnect the USB and run the phone straight Blutooth, music will play through the trucks stereo system. As soon as I hook up the USB cable, the infotainment system will display what song is being played and all related information...but you will only hear the music playing from the ear speaker of the phone. If you unplug the USB cable again, the infotainment system will want you to select the Blutooth media and the song will pick up where it left off when the USB cable was plugged in. Things I've tried... Resetting the phone and the Infotainment system for a fresh sync. Tried a different USB cable and all USB ports in the truck. Checked every setting on the truck and on the iPhone. Anyone got a clue what to do? -TheImpalaMan
  11. I would like to install a custom USB hub for my truck. I am fixing this thing up for camping trips and we will definitely be needing some juice. Can anyone direct me to some products? Truck: 1992 GMC 1500
  12. My old F-150 had only the regular USB plugs so I used the slow-charging USB to USB-C cables. Since the charge was so slow, I had a QC 3.0 adapter plugged in the cigarette lighter if I wanted to charge it up quickly but would not be able to use Android Auto. When I saw that my new Silverado has USB-C plugs, I figured it was time to catch up and bought at least ten USB-C to USB-C cables. I also replaced all the USB plugs at home to USB-C. It's 2019, ya know? Now, I can quickly charge my phone with Silverado's USB-C plugs and be on Android Auto at the same time. The regular USB now charges my LED flashlight. I'm glad Chevrolet didn't make it all USB-C, I think the regular USB has a good fifteen more years to go before becoming obsolete. The regular USB can only go up to 2 or 3 watts, while USB-C can deliver up to 100 watts. My phone does up to 36 watts and I'm showing fast charging on my phone which is nice! No more deciding between two cables. If you're not sure why there's USB-C in your truck, now you have your answer. You may need to buy a USB-C to USB-C cable to fully benefit from it.
  13. Hello, Recently purchased a 2016 Sierra. I plugged the ipod in a couple days after and it worked fine. Go back to the audio menu to choose the iPod to play music and see it's no longer in the audio menu. All I see is one option, "AUX". I've tried everything. I turned the iPod on and off, I tried 3 different USB cables which I know work with the lightning power adapters. It disappeared from the audio options. I can however play the iPod on bluetooth but then I have to disconnect my phone, you can't have two devices connected simultaneously. Any help, suggestions are greatly appreciated, thanks to all in advance
  14. Yesterday, 11:28pm 2015 3500 WT Crew 4X4 SRW - Going to be upgrading several things and hard wire all my USB stuff. Surprisingly Google research shows nothing on this subject for having been done this way or location. Rather then purchase a hardwire kit with a converter step down box, isn’t there a factory one already in the vehicle for the USB port in the center consule I can tie into and where is the location of it, in the console itself? Other research shows its only a .5 amp and if so, anyone know if the box in the truck is ONLY .5 output or if it has multiple outputs? If not and factory box is only .5 amps, it’s all a waste of time! Need 2.4. Thinking now probaly easier just to install a 12 V outlet directly to battery and use the standard plug-in adapter and hide it under the dash! LOL
  15. Has anyone added USB ports in a 2005 Silverado? I am adding a new head unit and it has several USB cables. I would like to add the jacks like you can find on Amazon, but I would like to locate them where they are easily accessible, but look factory.... I would like to keep both cigarette lighter ports though, so I am trying to figure out a good spot.
  16. If you saw my comment in our Live Review of a 2014 Silverado over the last week, you know that I ran into some issues trying to listen to Bluetooth audio through my phone. I've since confirmed using some diagnostic apps that using multiple devices running Android 4.2.2 and 4.3, only the left channel is played through the MyLink system. What we can't figure out is... why?? Is there anyone else with these new trucks that has tried Bluetooth audio streaming? How is it working for you? Also, what device, OS, and OS version are you running? What version of MyLink is installed on your truck? Here Devices we tried Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2 Nexus 7 running Android 4.3 This Silverado was running MyLink software "version" 23174395 and we only heard audio from the left channel Any one with other Android and Apple devices that can try this out and let us know what happens?
  17. Gents, I searched for this and couldn't find anything. But does anybody else have any issues with losing favorites on in their truck? I have a USB drive in the USB port in the console, with a bunch of music for me and some for my kids. But every so often, the favorites from the USB drive just disappear. The USB is still plugged and powered and working, but the favorites disappear. It seems to happen more often if I'd been listening to something off the drive, and shut off/restart the truck. But certainly not every time I shut the truck off. They never come back on their own, I just have to manually re-add them. I hate to be one of those guys who say this, but a >$50K vehicle shouldn't have this type of thing happen. I'm hoping it's operator error and I can fix it.
  18. I just got a 2017 Silverado 2500 WT for work and its got the very basic radio with the small screen. No bluetooth, no nothing. I connect my phones (ive tried two) to the usb port in the center console and every song has moments that sounds like a CD skipping I have tried different sources within my phones too, its not my music. The interface lags and is really slow too. Does anyone know if a software update or anything that will fix this issue?
  19. I've been looking for a manageable way to get my playlists and songs from iTunes to a flash drive to play in Mylink (2017 LTZ). I've seen a few solutions out there that mostly revolve around editing the playlists files, but those are not practical for me as I can't copy over my entire music file to a flash drive. My solution involves an Android phone or tablet (sorry iPhone users). Items needed: Android phone or tablet Synctunes app from Play Store (paid version) PC Flash drive Synctunes is an app I found to get my iTunes songs and playlists over to my Android phone easily. I like iTunes for album and playlist management. The app has two components - one on the PC, one on the phone. On the PC, it connects to iTunes and reads the playlists. You choose the playlists you want to send to your phone and when you connect your phone, Synctunes will send over the playlists and the songs while maintaining the file structure of the songs (i.e. Artist>Album>Song). This makes it easy for me to play my iTunes playlists on my Android phone with the phone's built in music player. I copied over about 15 playlists and 2500 songs. I then physically connect the phone to the PC with a USB cable and copy the songs to the PC. You can copy straight to the flash drive from the phone but it will likely be a longer process than copying from phone to PC, then PC to flash drive. In Synctunes, you can state whether you store music with the internal storage or external, if you have it. The actual location is not intuitive, so look at the storage address in the phone app. So I navigate the folders in the phone and copy all of the folders into a temp folder on the PC. I then put the flash drive into the PC and copy over the contents of the temp folder to the flash drive. At the root (top) level of the flash drive you should see your playlist files and your Artists folders. You should not have a "Music" or other similar top level folder. I put the flash drive in my truck and it took about 3-4 minutes for Mylink to read the file structure, but it's all there. All of my playlists and dozens of artist folders with hundreds of subfolders. I'm sure people have other solutions but this one worked well for me.
  20. This bears repeating: When using a USB stick for MP3s with Intellilink Infotainment, you must have a .jpg file on the stick for the voice command to search properly. I had a SDRAM card in my 2014 and 2015s, did not see one in the 2017 I purchased. (Z71 SLE with Convenience pack) So I transferred all my MP3s onto a 32GB Micro USB and put that in a tiny USB adapter, plugged in glove box. Voice commands did not work, searched a bit and failed, remembered this. Normal quick format is OK, but the intellilink indexing needs a jpg file in with the MP3s to work with voice. (the onscreen works fine without, but that defeats the purpose)
  21. [2015 Chevrolet Silverado1500 LTZ 4WD Z71 Crew] With regard to the Chevy MyLink... Currently I am unable to get MyLink to follow voice commands with "My Media". This includes both my iPod and my Droid Maxx phone. I've tried connecting with both USB cord and via BlueTooth. Voice Commands seem to work fine with Phone and Radio commands, but I can't get MyLink to play any song, artist, album, etc. with My Media commands. It is as if MyLink cannot make the connection from what i'm saying to what is available to play even though my "music list has loaded". Both my iPod and my phone will play music just fine, I am just not able to utilize any of the voice commands. Anyone else had any similar problems? Any advice?
  22. hey guys, new to the forum. Got a 17 Rado, LTZ and it has the entertainment package. I keep seeing all these videos using a USB flash drive to watch movies, but cannot seem to get them formatted correctly. Does anyone have any insight on this with the new 17 models?
  23. Hi Everyone, Does anyone know what amperage the stock USB port puts out on the front dash of a Silverado? I used my Iphone 6 Plus for maps and spotify and the phone is pulling so hard that the stock charger can't keep up and the battery life actually goes down WHILE IT'S CHARGING.... Is there an upgrade usb port so the latest phones can pull additional power to stay charging while in use: Currently, a normal USB 2.0 port provides a 5V supply with at most 500mA per port, while USB 3.0 offers around the same voltage but with up to 900mA per port. Thanks! Adam
  24. Hi. I'm having a slight issue with with the USB music feature of Chevy MyLink. I have a 2014 Silverado LT with the smaller, non-touchscreen version of MyLink. I use a 64gb Sandisk Cruzer to store and playback thousands of mp3s. The playback works fine, but here's my issue: I have deleted some files from the USB drive and even deleted the "trash" folder on the USB drive when inserted into my PC, however when I reinsert the USB drive, the "deleted" files and artists are still displayed when I am browsing the contents of the drive. If I attempt to select and play one of the "deleted" files, the system sputters for a second and then plays the first song on the drive, according to alphabetical order. This may seem like a small issue, but it can be frustrating to have deleted hundreds of songs, but still have to cycle through them when making a selection. Has anyone else dealt with this issue and found a fix? Would a "factory reset" in the radio menu do anything. Also, I've tried renaming the USB drive, but it didn't make a difference. Thanks for any help you can give.
  25. This isn't really that difficult to do, but I thought I would post some pics of an iPhone mount/charger that I installed today. It seems to be a pretty unique product made by a company called Fuse Chicken. The model I used is the Bobine Auto: http://www.fusechicken.com/products/bobineauto It holds its form to some degree already, and it seems very tough. The metallic color seems to match the accents of our interiors. I used a USB extension cable which I routed from inside the console to right underneath the cupholders. I may drill some holes in the console to make it more hidden later, but I didn't want to modify anything right now. There is a nice wire channel that runs along the sides of the center console on the inside, and that is where I ran part of the Bobine cable. I then ran it straight up next to the USB panels in the front. There are two adhesive clamps that add some stability. I drove around with it some tonight, and it seems to hold fairly well. I prefer the iPhone's navigation system as compared to the stock system, and this allows me to glance at the map and at notifications and alerts without really taking my eyes of the road for long.
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