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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I'm not certain on this but I do believe when I first got the car I was able to plug my phone into it and play music from the media section of it but now every time I plug my phone into the USB port it says connection failed and doesn't read anything
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Can i get uvo installed on my kia if my. kia dose t have it? I have a 2019 Kia Optima lx/ex and would love to turn on my car from my phone and turn on the ac. Especially since I’m in Miami where it gets super hot sometimes. I would mind paying but I haven’t seen anything when I googled it and I...
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    So, I guess the wool was pulled over my eyes. I got excited because I thought I could unlock my Kia VIA my phone using the UVO access link app. It seems either i'm dumber than I thought or it's not offered for my model. I walk/ run a lot and would honestly love if I could forgo carrying my...
  4. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I recently purchased a 2016 Optima EX and when I plug an address into the navigation it won't find any results. Do I have to have a UVO subscription for the GPS to work? It worked for me just once, and I can't figure out what Idid to make it work that one time. Any tips or advice?
  5. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hello all, This is my first post. Yesterday I bought a Kia Optima EX 2016, that includes navigation and a bunch of extras. It has the Android app already installed on it, but no Apple Carplay. I came home from the dealership to learn that Kia had put out a free update that added CarPlay to...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I’m trying to find the best aftermarket radio for mi 2013 Kia Optima EX, I want to be able to use apple car. Which unit do you recommend that keeps all the UVO/ Infinity features as well as the back up camera, steering wheel controls and aux and usb inputs? Thanks
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys i have optima hybrid ex 2015 i searched google alot on how to upgrade my uvo but no luck i cant find a link to downlod my latest software ,so help
  8. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    2019 Remote Start / UVO LINK APP FEE Thought it worth clarifying that the Remote Start, Climate Control, etc., on 2019's Require the UVO LINK app (link below) AND Those Features will require a UVO LINK Subscription AFTER the Complimentary ONE-YEAR Trial. 1-844-886-9411 UVO Sppt stated the...
  9. Uvo

    3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2019 Optima lx with premium package. The salesman helped me set up the uvo app and get it going but it will lock and unlock the car and locat car but will not start car or set temps... he couldnt figure out why it was not working. I have tryed with 2 other phones and even on the...
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  10. New Member Introductions
    I am looking at getting a used 2016 or 2017 Optima SXL with the 360 view camera, heated/ventilated seats, and a heated steering wheel. That's pretty much a maxed out (options-wise) Optima. I am having trouble finding good info on what UVO eServices allow you to do for a 2016 Optima SXL. I...
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Continuing saga, just got my Optima out of the shop after the *5th* check engine light, now I get a message when I start my car from the UVO Services: 'Automatic Diagnostics Failed. Please press [Vehicle Diagnostics] on the UVO eServices main screen.' I'm guessing as soon as I do this I'll get...
  12. Uvo

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, just got a 2018 Optima and wondering if the UVO is worth setting up and what does everyone use for a phone mount? Kinda weird that it seems so smart phone tech and no phone holder. Thankx !!
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  13. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    2018 Optima EX. Really enjoying the car. When I park I unplug usb cable apple car play from phone. Sometimes before shut car off sometimes after. I have it set to transmit location. Almost all the time a notification comes on screen”location not transmitted phone disconnected.” Yet when I open...
  14. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I just want to ask where I can buy a UVO capable unit. I want to replace my stock navi system in my 2013 Optima SXL
  15. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hello my UVO Services will not allow me to do a diagnostic test it gives me an error saying vehicle diagnostics cancelled disconnect external diagnostic tester and restart vehicle what does this mean ??
  16. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I have used search function and have not really found an answer. In looking at all of the different post I have found conflicting info about Android Auto and UVO being Bluetooth enabled. I have a 2017 Optima SX-L every time I try to use either Android Auto or UVO it tells me to connect to USB...
  17. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I don't understand why they don't just take their sister company's BlueLink and just change the look a bit and use it as UVO. Because UVO sucks the way it is now for connection. You should be able to use UVO to start the car and do the climate control and stuff like BlueLink. Also the app...
  18. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I know one can view tire pressure for all 4 tires in the speedometer dash where there is a smaller LCD situated. However is there a way to view this information on the UVO/nav screen as well. Thanks!
  19. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Sorry if this was covered already but I cant seem to get the app or how do I use the remote start app.I had this feature on my sonata where I would start my car in the winters but I cant seem to find out how to do it on the Optima,any help would be appreciated
  20. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I read threads on this site that many of you had this problem... here's the solution. Like many others I had a problem configuring my Android phone with the Microsoft UVO basic radio (It does'nt have the navigational system). Phone calls worked but text messaging did not. After many attempts...
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