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IPOD control question

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Old 12-30-2011, 03:34 PM
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Have a 2012 Accord EX with USB connection for my Ipod. I can make it work, and can navigate the menus, but is there a shortcut method to skip down the songs/album/artist list? I have WAY too many songs/albums/artists to use the dial to move all the way down the list.

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Old 12-31-2011, 01:01 PM
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what you want is a "page down" or alphabetical search function?

aftermarket has better ipod interface solutions with intelligent search functions.

this is one of the main issues with navigating thousands of songs via a head unit, especially a factory one.
 
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:10 PM
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I agree. I have the 2012 Accord EX and I didn't try out the iPod/iPhone USB interface before I bought the car and I expected that I would be able to control the music through the phone (which is easier to scroll though and has Siri if I don't want to scroll at all). It looks like using the head-unit is really only useful if you have a short list of artists, song names or playlists.

For example, scrolling down to Weezer when I have a few hundred artists would take quite some time.

For now I'll just use the audio connection instead.
 
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:22 AM
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You can use the Category up and down buttons to page down 10 at a time. It's not perfect, but it is a lot better than using the wheel to scroll 1 at a time.
 
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:49 AM
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I just hooked the USB port up to my IPOD and the music plays but it doesn't show the song names- is there a fix for this?
 
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