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I am trying to figure out how to get the text alerts. While driving home this weekend from a Thanksgiving with my parents, I did not realize I had 4 missed text messages. I have an android phone and cannot figure out if it is possible via bluetooth, android auto or another way just to know a text came through. As I said the four texts I missed were important, from my wife, alerting me of severe weather alerts near my home.
Ps- I do not want to text & drive, just know a message came through, so I can pull in a gas station and see if it is important. (Thought it would pop up on the infotainment screen when phone was connected)

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I am trying to figure out how to get the text alerts. While driving home this weekend from a Thanksgiving with my parents, I did not realize I had 4 missed text messages. I have an android phone and cannot figure out if it is possible via bluetooth, android auto or another way just to know a text came through. As I said the four texts I missed were important, from my wife, alerting me of severe weather alerts near my home.
Ps- I do not want to text & drive, just know a message came through, so I can pull in a gas station and see if it is important. (Thought it would pop up on the infotainment screen when phone was connected)

Thanks,
Dan
They removed it from the infotainment 3. I sent an email about it to GM and they tell me to use Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to get your messages. They are no longer going to support the messages app. The guy I talked to said they if enough people complain, they might re-enable the messages app. It was pretty disappointing to the point I might not have bought the car if I new ahead of time.
 

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They removed it from the infotainment 3. I sent an email about it to GM and they tell me to use Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to get your messages. They are no longer going to support the messages app. The guy I talked to said they if enough people complain, they might re-enable the messages app. It was pretty disappointing to the point I might not have bought the car if I new ahead of time.
I am with you, I wouldn’t have purchased either. I don’t always have the extra time to connect via carplay when I am just going out to pick up my lunch. I hope they re-enable it.
 

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I have found that a lot of modern cars seem to be doing this in favor of using CarPlay or Android Auto to get the alerts and manage the phone. I almost always plug my phone in to use CarPlay because I use my phone for music. It takes 15 seconds to remove the phone from my pocket and plug it into the USB cable. In addition to that I have do not disturb while driving turned on with an auto-reply that states that I am driving and if this is important to call.

What gets me is why many car companies are just now implementing wireless CarPlay and Wireless Android Auto support.
 
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