Bluetooth capability

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Audio and Electronics' started by tomclinton, Mar 28, 2020.

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  1. tomclinton

    tomclinton New Member

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    I have a '05 Prius with Nav,

    The system doesn't support Bluetooh Music (although it is odd that you can connect phone via bluetooth) and I would like to listen to my spotify on my phone via Bluetooth. What is the best way of achieving this? I have a spare bluetooth stereo lying around but I don't want to lose functionality of the AC, nav and OBC display.

    Any ideas greatly appreciated?

    BTW, I don't care how the system looks, I just want functionality. It is a 2005 Prius so style isn't my forte.
     
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    Correct.

    Your options are: a) connect the headphone jack to the aux input with a ground loop isolator in series with the input cable; b) find a BlueTooth receiver that you can connect to the aux input and connect via BT through this.
     
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    if you buy the correct interface, you can have everthing working. the only thing is that the MFD will say audio off when you're using the aftermarket head unit. but the a/c and steering wheel buttons will all work.
     
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    Any idea what the correct interface harness is? I have wired in radios before but I would just prefer a plug and play one ideally. Would appreciate a link if you know what item I need...

    I don't think I can locate an aux input in the Prius. Bear with me as I've only owned the car for about a week. Anye idea where the aux input is?

    Many thanks
     
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    Interior of your center console. To the right of the 12V plug.
     
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    crutchfield.com can hook you up with everthing you need to get it done.
     
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