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is there a way to add customer POI into the My gig system?
I know I can do it manually but I have 4000+ to enter.
Other systems I can upload either an excel file or proprietary file to the GPS unit but am not finding any info for the My GIG to be able to.

Thanks in advance for any info
Welcome!

Lots of info here, but I would say the answer is "No"

LINK: Jeep Grand Cherokee WK - RER Navigation Radios

You might also want to check out what can be done using Lockpick.

MYGIG LOCKPICK
 

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New In-Car Internet to work with MyGiG system

Chrysler Gives Details on In-Car Internet Option
Posted: Apr. 16, 2008 09:04 a.m.


We told you last month that Chrysler intended to offer in-car internet access later this year. Yesterday, the automaker provided the first details of the system. CNET reports that the technology "will combine Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity to turn vehicles into mobile hotspots. According to the company, the new wireless technology will be available in future model-year vehicles and as an aftermarket option through Mopar, Chrysler's service arm, by the end of this year."

Edmunds Inside Line says the system "is set up to interact with a vehicle's USB port," and will be "compatible on Chrysler vehicles equipped with the optional MyGiG multimedia system." Chrysler says the system will "deliver Internet and e-mail access and movie and music download capability directly to the vehicle."

MyGiG, however, is not available on some Chrysler vehicles. The Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass and Patriot, for instance, won't be compatible with the new technology unless Chrysler adds MyGiG to future generations of the vehicles.

LINK:Chrysler Gives Details on In-Car Internet Option - U.S. News Rankings and Reviews
 

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Need some INFO Please!

Does the My Gig Nav system have all the maps and streets for North America, Canada and USA ?? and how much does the new upgrades ( Maps ) Cost.

Also is the 1800.00 NAv system worth it or should I just use a Garmin ?

Thanks

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From a MyGIG owner and also owner of a Garmin Nuvi 750. If your vehicle did not come with MyGIG, a Garmin that you can move from vehicle to vehicle is much more practical.

As for the first part of your question. The maps are of North America in a US Model. I have been getting the upgrade downloads for MyGIG, but I can't tell you what all they include. I know my particular MyGIG works well and the last upgrade makes the maps look better. These upgrades are for the system, not the map database. These have been free. I have no idea what an upgrade map database will cost.

Hope this answers your question.
 

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Does the My Gig Nav system have all the maps and streets for North America, Canada and USA ?? and how much does the new upgrades ( Maps ) Cost.

Also is the 1800.00 NAv system worth it or should I just use a Garmin ?

Thanks

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Welcome! Not sure if you are a Nitro owner asking about adding a NAV/u-connect system or buying or ordering a new Nitro with one. Which is it?

I really like the factory installed system that can and will be up-gradable or can be added by a Dealer. You can buy a new Factory unit less than $1,800 and install yourself.

I have a portable GPS I-Way 500-C that cost $700 several years ago. It is also a very good unit that I have used on several vacations in my Wife's car. These unit now cost much less, and use the Internet for up-dates.

Guess it really depends on you, but I like the built-in unit since I am not as concerned as to someone stealing it or having to hiding it when vehicle is un-attended. Does this help?
 

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I am planning to order a 2009 Nitro RT and I have an old Garmen 2610 GPS so I was trying to figure out if the 1800 for mygig with Nav was worth it or should I keep my 2610 and just get U connect .

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I am planning to order a 2009 Nitro RT and I have an old Garmen 2610 GPS so I was trying to figure out if the 1800 for mygig with Nav was worth it or should I keep my 2610 and just get U connect .

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For me I would go with the factory install (may have Internet too or will be a add-on). You would have satellite radio, GPS, Mygig, U-connect, DVD(?) all in one package that really works great and all covered by Factory warranty.
 

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& days in my R/T....only one problem so far. (Though this is probably something I am doing wrong). Have factory installed MyGig/Nav/UConnect system. Was able to pair my phone (motorolla Razr) with system w/ no problem. Can make calls with no probs. Voice recognition seems to work ok. Problem is this.... After making a call I cannot end the call....Screen keeps repeating "Connecting...". I have to turn my phone off to disconnect the call. Also when receiving a call I get nothing....radio mutes but only dead air on my phone. Callers say my phone rings once on their end then nothing. Also, I cannot download my phones contacl list via OBEX.... my phone says "Service not supported". From what I understand my phones software versin should be able to do so.

Any suggestions??? My dealer has been NO HELP
 

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HDD Problems with added music

I've had my Nitro for about a year and now finally added music to the hard drive. I added music with a flash drive. After removing the flash drive, all the music was there and playing great. Everything seemed to be working correctly until later in the day. I turned it on and it showed the screen where the music should be, but no music was listed. I finally found an area where it showed that I had about 200+ files on it but wouldn't show what it was. I even tried to go through menu to delete all music files and all it will do is show a pop up that reads deleting music please wait. I waited about a half hour and the pop up never disappeared. Has anyone else had this problem? or is there a way to reset it?
 

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Mopar uconnect web WiFi 8/25/08

Mopar uconnect web WiFi


Mopar® Launches Industry-first – uconnect web™ Bringing Wireless Internet Connectivity to Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge Consumers uconnect web™, Chrysler LLC’s in-vehicle wireless Internet connectivity system, transforms a Chrysler, Jeep® or Dodge vehicle into a mobile WiFi “hot spot”
Secure and reliable high-speed Internet connectivity enhances the customer experience by providing entertainment and real-time information access to all vehicle passengers uconnect web, powered by Autonet Mobile, will be available in August as a dealer-installed Mopar® accessory


Auburn Hills, Mich., Jun 26, 2008 - Mopar® announced today that it will launch uconnect web™, Chrysler LLC’s in-vehicle wireless Internet connectivity for Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge consumers in the U.S. uconnect web, powered by Autonet Mobile, delivers continuous Internet connectivity to all vehicle passengers for entertainment and real-time information access on the go. uconnect web will be available in August as a dealer-installed Mopar Accessory. Mopar is Chrysler LLC’s original equipment parts manufacturer and distributor.

The industry-first technology provides high-speed data transfer, combining WiFi and 3G connectivity. uconnect web transforms the vehicle into a mobile “hot spot,” delivering unlimited, reliable and uninterrupted Internet connectivity for all passengers in and around the vehicle. The “hot spot” connection radius is approximately 100 feet—making it convenient to access the Internet at a soccer field or family picnic.

Wherever cellular service is available, uconnect web enables all vehicle passengers to simultaneously connect with WiFi-enabled devices like a laptop, iPhone, Sony Playstation (PSP), PDA and more to:


access the Internet for e-mail, chat and IM
view streaming movies or television shows
download music and download/upload images
play online games
“Mopar’s uconnect web brings a new level of convenience and technology to our Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles,” said Rob Richard, Director – Mopar Part Sales and Service Marketing, Chrysler LLC. “With uconnect web, all passengers in or near the vehicle are continuously connected to the Internet. They can make dinner reservations, check directions or weather, make online purchases, surf Facebook, MySpace, Disney or Webkinz, watch the latest YouTube videos, upload photos to a Flickr account—all at the same time.”

“uconnect web goes beyond today’s DVD and GPS solutions, letting passengers extend their Internet lifestyle to the car,” said Sterling Pratz, CEO of San Francisco-based Autonet Mobile. “The Internet is the future of in-car entertainment. We’re delighted to be working with Chrysler LLC to deliver the first WiFi Internet access that lets families, business and leisure travelers stay connected.”

The U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the router module is $449. Dealer installation is estimated at approximately $35-50. Autonet Mobile offers wireless Internet account service at $29 a month, available in 12-, 24- and 36-month service plans. There is a one-time $35 service activation fee. Customer support assistance for hardware and service is available.

Run over integrated 3G and 2.5G (EVDO, 1xRTT) cellular data networks, the router module with antenna hard-mounts in any vehicle. High-speed Internet access ranges from 400-800 Kbps/sec., with upload speeds averaging 400 Kbps/sec. The WiFi connection is secured with WEP encryption, MAC address restriction or WAN port restriction. Compatible with all operating systems supporting WiFi including Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris, no special software is required.


Installation and activation Requires a uconnect web install module and a 1, 2 or 3-year activation agreement. (WKJeeps.com note: modules will start shipping to dealers the week of August 25, 2008).


Mopar uconnect web install module. P/N 82211856. MSRP $499.00 (2008-2009 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep vehicles)

-- Uconnect web 1-year subscription. P/N 82211918 MSRP $383.00

-- Uconnect web 2-year subscription. P/N 82211919 MSRP $731.00

-- Uconnect web 3-year subscription. P/N 82211857 MSRP $1079.00


Activation can be via fax with the included service agreement card (415-840-1725) or enroll online at Autonet Mobile


How autonet mobile works

Autonet Mobile is a Wireless Internet Service Provider designed to maintain internet connectivity within the car. Our solution turns the car into a WiFi hotspot, allowing multiple passengers to connect their own WiFi gadgets to the internet at the same time. We run over both 3G and 2.5G (EVDO, IxRTT) cellular Data networks giving you the most coverage nationwide.


Hardware and Service included

Our box includes everything. We deliver the WiFi and the internet built into one. All you need to do is have the Autonet Mobile router installed in your car and create an account with us.


Reliable Innovation

Autonet Mobile's Patented TRU Technology allows for uninterrupted connectivity while the car is in motion. We are the first internet service designed specifically for the car that delivers session, link and content management. (So the rest of us can understand... It's like having your own personal geek built in the box managing your connection so you can watch a movie or play an online game.)


Customer Support for the hardware AND the Internet service

How many times have you called one company for a question and to find out that you're supposed to call the other company instead? By this time you have wasted at least a few hours. Autonet Mobile eases the pain. That's because we offer both the hardware and the internet service. No more guessing games about who to call for assistance.


FAQ's

Will Autonet Mobile work with my existing cell phone carrier?
Autonet Mobile is an Internet Service Provider and does not work with your existing carrier. You Will need to subscribe to our service in order to take advantage of having a Wi-Fi in your car.

How fast is it?
High speed access ranges from 600Kbps-800Kbps.Upload speeds about 200Kbps.

Does Autonet Mobile provide a secure connection?
Your Wi-Fi connection is secured with WEP encryption, MAC address restriction or WAN port restriction. Also supports VPN pass-through.

What OS do I need?
Autonet Mobile is compatible with all Operating Systems supporting Wi-Fi including Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris.

Which devices will work with Autonet Mobile?
Any Wi-Fi enable device will work with Autonet Mobile including : desktops, laptops, Macs, PDAs, servers, PSPs, iPhones and more...

Do I need special software to use Autonet Mobile?
Special software is not needed to use Autonet Mobile. Simply connect your Wi-Fi device to Autonet Mobile, launch your web browser and surf.

Do I need to have an exterior antenna installed on my car?
Additional antennas are not required to use Autonet Mobile. The In-Car Router already has an antenna.

What is the connection range for Autonet Mobile?
Typically, you can connect from up to 100 feet away.



LINK:Jeep Grand Cherokee WK - Uconnect web WiFi




Mopar uconnect web modules are available from:


WKJeeps.com website Premier Sponsor
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Updated GPS CD $199

Yes I too received in the mail today info from NAVTEQ that since my vehicle is one year old I need to update my GPS map in my NITRO. It states "Thousands of updates, One low price". I don't think that $199 plus $9.95 shipping is anywhere close to being a low price! Others have voiced the same here and in other "Discussion Groups". One thing you can do is check (in-the-box) on-line to see what Cities have been updated on their Website with this July 2008 map. For mine it would be catalog # U0035-0070-801 and no changes are even shown for my home City. It could be worth the expense for some I guess, but with new GPS units falling in price everyday and some being updated free after the purchase "On-Line" I don't understand this very high price of $199.00!

Time will tell, but there should be a special deal to update now like 50% off. Also MOPAR should be selling these as an accessory at a reduced price. As an early adapter I am accustom to paying more to have the latest, but going to pass on this one. I suspect most others will too.

NAVTEQ: Home


Correction:

I stand corrected! I just checked to see about updating my Lowrance IWay 500C portable GPS unit that I have updated at least twice free "On-Line" and now find they are no longer free! The cost however for the updating CD is a more reasonable $74.99 plus shipping.
 

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Mygig repair?

Does anyone know where I could get a mygig rer radio fixed at. I bought it off ebay and it doesn't work. And they won't give me a refund.
The problem is that the disk drive wont take and disks. it sucks it in about a 3rd of the way in and stops. Any help would be great.
 

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Does anyone know where I could get a mygig rer radio fixed at. I bought it off ebay and it doesn't work. And they won't give me a refund.
The problem is that the disk drive wont take and disks. it sucks it in about a 3rd of the way in and stops. Any help would be great.

Welcome!

This is a great Site with many Links and info you should know about your MyGig. There is even a Link to the manufacture so that could solve your issue. They may exchange them or have a repair service. The Dealerships don't do it and they send them in for repair under warranty. Being out of warranty maybe a Dealership knows who repairs them. Get a price from them to send it in for you as a comparison. I guess I would be concerned that you may have bought a stolen unit, but if it does not work I would think the most that would happen is that you might loose it, if found to be stolen and bought on E-Bay. Good Luck! Thanks for your post.


LINK: http://mofv.com/MyGIG/
 

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same problem with lousy reception with close local radio stations. Did you find any solution to this problem. Other forums are all saying the same thing, but I haven't heard any solution yet
 

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Sirius Radio Problem - Please help

Hello all,

I am new to this forum and to Dodge. I have been a loyal ford driver all my life but could not resist trading my mustang off on a 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T.

I have two specific questions:

#1- My Nitro is equipped with Sirius Satellite Radio. I phoned the ESN number in to activate it but the problem is when I push the SAT button on the radio, absolutely nothing happens. It doesn't matter what mode I am in (AM/FM/CD), nothing happens at all. No message, no change on display nothing. I can not find anything on this topic.

#2- My radio has the uconnect buttons on it, but not sure if there is a mic in the vehicle anywhere. I spoke to dodge customer care on this and they said i should only have to buy the module for the uconnect and have them set it up and then it should work. Does this sound correct to you?

Oh and my radio says RES in the bottom right corner of it so I am presuming it is a RES model radio.

Any information would be greatly appreciated. I am a mechanic myself but know nothing about the sirius satellite issues etc. in these vehicles and I have talked to a couple dodge service managers and they were throwing ridiculous ideas about the problem at me.

Thanks.
 

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Welcome Drafterhess!

Did find a Sirius Radio MoPar Install kit for a RES type radio from Chrysler. Do not know if your radio already has this.

Chrysler EASy – Accessories - 82210788

Sorry don't know anything about a Nitro RES type radio but great Links on updating or Nitro's equipped with MYGIG and UCONNECT. This could be an option but I'm sure more than what you may want to spend, or even an option you may not want. Good Luck.

Jeep Grand Cherokee WK - RER Navigation Radios
http://mofv.com/MyGIG/
My Chrysler: MyGIG – How MyGIG Works
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