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Old 04-12-2019, 10:36 AM
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Hey gang, title pretty much sums it up. Anything I'm missing out on by completely letting all the gadgets in the glove box go to waste?

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Hey gang, title pretty much sums it up. Anything I'm missing out on by completely letting all the gadgets in the glove box go to waste?

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I only use the sim card slot to upgrade my maps.
I was surprised to see a CD slot in there about a month after I got the car.
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I only use the sim card slot to upgrade my maps.
I was surprised to see a CD slot in there about a month after I got the car.
I saw that thread about updating maps... somewhat off topic, but will my maps be auto updated if my car is under the audi connect plan?
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I saw that thread about updating maps... somewhat off topic, but will my maps be auto updated if my car is under the audi connect plan?
I don't think it will do it automatically, but you can tell it to do it in the MMI. Also, from what I understand, you can upload different regions, but I not sure if you can upload the entire map set over the air. The sim card is the best way to do it (In my humble opinion)
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i use both slots for music. don't listen to radio - am, fm or satellite, nor bluetooth from my phone.
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OP is talking about the SIM slot, not the SD card slots.

As far as I know the B9 uses an eSIM which is embedded in the MMI. This is what connects the car to Audi Connect. So I'm pretty sure the SIM slot is useless unless Audi one day allows you select a different cellular carrier.
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SIM card slot or SD card slot ?

I use the SIM for a mobile SIM card - that gives me Audi Connect access.
The SD card slots are handy for quick and easy music play lists to sit in.
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+1 for using them for music. I can have hours of commercial free music I like FREE!
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Originally Posted by turbophreak View Post
OP is talking about the SIM slot, not the SD card slots.

As far as I know the B9 uses an eSIM which is embedded in the MMI. This is what connects the car to Audi Connect. So I'm pretty sure the SIM slot is useless unless Audi one day allows you select a different cellular carrier.
to quote Roseanne Roseannadanna -- "nevermind"
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Originally Posted by Martigary View Post
SIM card slot or SD card slot ?

I use the SIM for a mobile SIM card - that gives me Audi Connect access.
The SD card slots are handy for quick and easy music play lists to sit in.
Maybe this is a ridiculous question. But does the car not automatically connect to Audi Connect via LTE? Are there additional features that can be used through the SIM?
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