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  1. Gen 6: 2020-Future
    I have a 2020 Outback (premium) and twice in the past month the Bluetooth would randomly disappear in my phone (Android) and work phone (IPhone) couldn't connect. It was as if the Bluetooth in the head unit ceased to exist. Additionally, when that happens the two rear USB ports would stop...
  2. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    Hi all! New 2020 Outback 2.5 Peak Edition CVT owner here, and a very pleased one at that. I'm of the curious sort, so I like digging in menus, seeing what I can find, adjust, update and such. So of course I chose to update the vehicle software when it told me there was an avaliable update...
  3. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I have a 2017 Outback without nav and without HK. I'd like to replace the HU with an aftermarket one to allow the use of Android Auto. However, I would also like to keep the factory backup camera. Is there a solution to do so? Crutchfield says there wiring harnesses to keep backup camera and...
  4. General Discussions
    I just got a new 2020 Outback. Android Auto worked with my S8 when I had the App to launch on the phone. I now have a Samsung Note20 5G with AA built into the operating system (Android 10). When the Note20 is plugged in via USB, the voice directions are audible but the map doesn't show up on the...
  5. Gen 6: 2020-Future
    First off, I am not a professional installer. If I did something wrong, then feel free to let me know. What I needed Kicker Key Amp of course Wiring Harness Amazon.com: Wire Harness for 1987-2018 Toyota and 2016+ Subaru (Used for Amplifier or Subwoofer Installation): Car Electronics Wire loom...
  6. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    So- I'm a college kid and after a long, sparkly-eyed search of all the subarus I could ever dream of owning, I found that I could inherit my family's 2012 3.6R HK Bluetooth No-nav Outback with 111k miles and a flawless service record. We've had it for years and it was one of the cars I had...
  7. Audio, Video, Security, & Navigation
    Hi all, I have a 2015 base model Outback with the smaller 6.3" (I think) head unit. Recently, the touch screen stopped working and I had the dealer flash the firmware but reported back that they were unable to make the touchscreen work. The dealer wanted $1100 for a new head unit, but I opted...
  8. Gen 2: 2000-2004
    Hello everyone. While trying to swap the CDs around in the 6 disc CD changer of my 04 LL Bean, I seem to have jammed it! I think the issue is a slipping component, as when I start the car I can hear the little motor inside working, but somewhere inside the motion isn't being transferred (I...
  9. Audio, Video, Security, & Navigation
    I’ve scoured the site and other forums, and I can’t find anything that can clarify if stock functions of steering wheel buttons (answer/hang up calls; volume, scan/track; mode, etc), and the stock Aux/USB connections in the console box while also being a CarPlay unit. Can anyone steer me toward...
  10. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    Hi I’ve seen threads re software updates and head unit fixes. I had the last Software update in February of this year and yesterday randomly all sound disappeared. Radio stations, NAV, media, CarPlay. I can see what is supposed to be playing on the screen i.e. various radio stations but there is...
  11. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I have a 2019 OB 3.6R. Just finished the firmware update via USB drive, no issues. I was under the impression that update also updates the maps, but apparently it doesn't. I connected my head unit to Wifi and got a message saying everything was up to date. Then I went into settings and went...
  12. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Ok, so apologies for those who already knew this, the forum search didn't lead me to any answers for my specific make/model/head unit but I was able to figure it out using trial and error after seeing how to access the menus for other years. Oddly enough they aren't exactly the same. If you're...
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    gotta have my weatherband!!....my 2008 Outback with a 2003 Forester radio.
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