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I have a 2017 Giulia Q4 Ti with sport/perf and the manual use of my navigation system is easy and works great but I cannot figure out how to activate it by voice control. it gives strange answers when I ask it to enter directions. I asked my service guy and he said to activate it and when it prompts you tell it "enter new destination" but that didn't work either. It's not that big a deal but sometimes it's useful. If anybody has figured this out please let me know your secret. I promise I won't tell anyone.
 

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I have a 2017 Giulia Q4 Ti with sport/perf and the manual use of my navigation system is easy and works great but I cannot figure out how to activate it by voice control. it gives strange answers when I ask it to enter directions. I asked my service guy and he said to activate it and when it prompts you tell it "enter new destination" but that didn't work either. It's not that big a deal but sometimes it's useful. If anybody has figured this out please let me know your secret. I promise I won't tell anyone.
I just push the voice activation button on the steering wheel (while in the Navigation screen), and when it makes an audible tone, I say “navigate”, followed by the full address (street number, street, city, state). Works pretty flawlessly.

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Also, what Infotainment SW level are you running? I know this works with .055 and .059, can’t remember if I ever tried with .043.
 

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Thanks Wingler I'll give it a try. I thought I did it that way but maybe not and I'm not sure what SW level I'm running.
 

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I just push the voice activation button on the steering wheel (while in the Navigation screen), and when it makes an audible tone, I say “navigate”, followed by the full address (street number, street, city, state). Works pretty flawlessly.

Download this for more information—


Also, what Infotainment SW level are you running? I know this works with .055 and .059, can’t remember if I ever tried with .043.
Usually it's pretty good but it sometimes gets stuck on some commands and comes up with ridiculous options, causing high anxiety
 

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i see the virus has infected America ...


the story so far ... in the beginning ... early 2017 cars came without voice activated navigation 002.007.028

a software update 002.009.047 introduced us early adopters to the wonderful world of voice guided navigation ... and for a brief moment we all felt like Captain Kirk ... "Mr Sulu, set course for Alfa Giulia constellation" ... "aye aye Captain" ... would come the eager and excited reply ... and we were all guided all around the galaxy boldly going where no machine had gone before ...

then a new software update 002.009.055 improved nothing, added nothing, but one alarming side effect was that it killed our Utopian voice navigation ( some call it Folding Space, but thats another universe )

a quick return to Starfleet Headquarters for a replacement head unit seemed to be the only fix

this was all in Terra Australis, and as yet no confirmed reports of lost travellers from the United Terror Nova or United Klingondom surfaced

... until now ...

your problem could be ...

a) ... you could have a very early spaceship and have been on mission for so long it has not been updated to even .047 to ever have enabled voice control
or
b) ... somewhere along your journey software was updated which killed it


you could check your software version for us so we can investigate further but most likely your software has never been updated


Kirk, out ...
 

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As you wish captain but I'm not exactly sure where to find such software information as requested. I will need to explore further but so far what Wingler suggested has not worked for me and as for Shpuncik, I am of Italian ancestry you don't think I tried that. I threw so many hand gestures along with assorted choice words in English and Italian at it I felt sorry for it at the end, but alas...NO CAPISH!
 

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As you wish captain but I'm not exactly sure where to find such software information as requested. I will need to explore further but so far what Wingler suggested has not worked for me and as for Shpuncik, I am of Italian ancestry you don't think I tried that. I threw so many hand gestures along with assorted choice words in English and Italian at it I felt sorry for it at the end, but alas...NO CAPISH!
settings>system>software update>current version

you should see something like 002.009.xxx
 

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it could possibly be 002.007.028 which did not have voice navigation

before you do that, how many favourite radio settings do you have ? 6 ? or 7 ?
 

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Thank you! It is an early model car so I guess I'm hoping for at least the .047 version
If it’s anything prior to .055 you should get the dealer to update. There were all sorts of issues that .055 resolved with BT connectivity, losing presets, bad sound, etc. updates after .055 have just been minor tweaks.
 

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I have no idea what sort of updates may do or fail to do, but my sales rep told me to press momentarily the button, and in a few seconds the screen prompts me to say my choice, and I say "navigate to." Seems to work well, although it doesn't seem to understand general destinations, like such and such mall, it wants a specific address. My Quad is a mid '18 year car.

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it could possibly be 002.007.028 which did not have voice navigation

before you do that, how many favourite radio settings do you have ? 6 ? or 7 ?

I have 6 presets for favorites and this is what I get for current version:
MV-001.011.020
TV-001.011.020 and they are both grayed out so clicking on them does no good.
 

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I have no idea what sort of updates may do or fail to do, but my sales rep told me to press momentarily the button, and in a few seconds the screen prompts me to say my choice, and I say "navigate to." Seems to work well, although it doesn't seem to understand general destinations, like such and such mall, it wants a specific address. My Quad is a mid '18 year car.

NV

My rep said something like that too but didn't work for me. I think my current version is way past due. Mine is an early Ti Q4
 

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I have 6 presets for favorites and this is what I get for current version:
MV-001.011.020
TV-001.011.020 and they are both grayed out so clicking on them does no good.
Wow, that’s really old. here Is a list of some of the issues subsequent updates were meant to resolve. Sometimes dealers are reluctant to update the SW unless there are specific issues you are experiencing, so pick a few others from the list to go with your voice Nav Issues. They will also have to reinstall maps, and probably update several other modules (eg instrument cluster) as well.

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have 6 presets for favorites and this is what I get for current version:
MV-001.011.020
TV-001.011.020 and they are both grayed out so clicking on them does no good.
seems you never had voice nav to begin with ... a mystery of the universe solved


"Mr Sulu set course for Constellation 002.009.059 - Scotty, give me warp speed, our job is done ... "
"she carrnt go any farrster Captain - we dont have the warrrrp speed update"

"Mr Spock !! ... "
 

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Did I see the magic words " map update"? I don't know what it means but I start trembling with anticipation when I see it.
 

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Did I see the magic words " map update"? I don't know what it means but I start trembling with anticipation when I see it.
Updates some of the features and functionality of the Nav/maps application, still the same circa 2016 map though.
 
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