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  • fjr_birddog Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 9:39 AM (in response to code.mafia)

    Yes. I did the firmware update to my Pioneer AVH-P2400BT and have updated my iPhone 4 to iOS 6.1.

     

    Everything still functions as expected.

     

    The 6.1 update failed during installation and ended up requiring a full restore which took all night. But everything's good.

  • code.mafia Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 10:02 AM (in response to deepcover)

    deepcover wrote:

     

    Using iOS 6.1, I followed Pioneer's instructions to the letter, except they required Windows 7 for the file transfer and I was able to do it with Mountain Lion instead. It worked for me.

     

    I also made sure that I deleted my Bluetooth profiles on the Pioneer stereo and the the Pioneer profile on my phone prior to starting. 

     

    I just want to confirm that you are in fact using iOS 6.1 and not 6.01 (the previous version, I guess there was a 6.02 as well that my phone (4S) never got flagged for) before I update my phone from 6.01 (which now works perfectly with my Pioneer AVH-P4400B head unit after applying the European fix) to 6.1 which was just released a day or two ago.


    Thanks.

    iPhone 4S, iOS 6.0.1
  • rickfromharleysville Level 1 Level 1 (75 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 10:21 AM (in response to code.mafia)

    I did the Euro update a few weeks ago. Everything worked under 6.01. Today I updated to 6.1 with no problems. BTW I used an iMac running Mountain Lion to update. It looks like the Euro update is the same as the North American one, same ver#.

  • Xsrvx Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 10:27 AM (in response to code.mafia)

    I did although I was quite nervous to update to 6.1 after following this thread ever since I purchased the AVH-2400BT. Everything still works fine. Kudos to Pioneer for fixing this problem. I did the first update because I am impatient and was tired of using the Android phone I bought to get around this problem.

  • Customer Number __________.___ Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 11:03 AM (in response to deepcover)

    Awesome!  Glad to hear it worked for you.  I have an appointment with the folks at CarToys this afternoon so they can 'diagnose' my issue and send my headunit to Pioneer to be fixed.

  • swansong04 Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 4:16 PM (in response to nikB123)

    so, it seems now that my pioneer deh9400 is working again .. BUT! not on my iphone !works on my work blackberry and works with my son's iphone with 6.1 but mine with 6.1 will not sync ..says"pairing unsuccessful must be in range of deh9400" FML!!! what a P.I.T.A..

     

    Thoughst ??!!!

  • chetahelup Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 5:27 PM (in response to nikB123)

    Does anyone have the instructions and file for the pioneer avh-p2400bt bluetooth firmware update? I was so excited to see they finally have a fix, but i just went to the age and the link is broken. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

  • TreMac Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 10:54 PM (in response to code.mafia)

    Yes I can at least confirmed that my iPhone4S is running iOS6.1 (10B142) and all the Bluetooth functions are working correctly after applying Pioneer Firmware Update to my AVH-2400BT headunit.

  • rustykerr123 Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Jan 31, 2013 6:59 AM (in response to deepcover)

    Same here, I have iOS 6.1 updated the firmware on my AVH-4400BH, I did not have access to a windows 7 machine at home, so I had to use Mountian Lion, I believe it will work with any OS, they just tried on windows 7 and will only answer question with windows 7.  I noticed there is now a track number, I am not sure if that was there before, I only got to use the stereo for 1 day before iOS 6 messed the bluetooth functions up.

     

    Nice to have it all back, but I started to like using pandora instead, my drive is long enough that it has a full charge when I get to work, so I do my daily charge in the car while listening to music.

  • fjr_birddog Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 31, 2013 3:07 PM (in response to nikB123)

    Dear Valued Pioneer Customer:

    We would like to inform you of the availability of an optional Bluetooth® firmware update (HW05-SW01.27.20) that enables Bluetooth AVRCP control and metadata display from a compatible Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver when used with an iPhone® 5 or iOS 6 device.  If you do not own an iPhone 5 or iOS 6 device, there is no need to install this update.

    This firmware update may be used only with the following 2012 Pioneer products:

    CD ReceiversDVD Receivers

    DEH-P8400BH
    DEH-P9400BH
    DEH-80PRS

    AVH-P2400BT
    AVH-P3400BH
    AVH-P4400BH
    AVH-P8400BH

    In order to perform this update, the following items are needed:

    • A Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver above with built-in Bluetooth
    • Laptop with built-in Bluetooth running Windows® 7
    • Bluetooth firmware update (HW05-SW01.27.20)

    How to Obtain the Free Firmware Update

    1. Download the INSTRUCTIONS for the optional Bluetooth firmware update (HW05_SW01.27.20).
    2. Download the UPDATE FILE to a computer and transfer the file to a compatible 2012 Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver via a Bluetooth-enabled Windows 7 laptop.
    You can also arrange for Pioneer to update your 2012 Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver by calling Pioneer Customer Service toll free at 800-421-1404 during regular business hours (M-F 10AM-7:30PM Eastern Time, except on holidays). If this firmware update is performed by Pioneer, there is a charge of $60.00 (this charge includes return shipping of the updated unit within the U.S.). Charges for removal/reinstallation of the unit and shipment to Pioneer are the customer’s responsibility.

    How to Determine if the Firware Update has Already been Installed

    CD Receivers:

    • With the unit turned off (press and hold the source button until the CD Receiver turns off), press and hold the center of the volume knob to bring up the Settings menu rotate the volume knob until "BT Version Info" is displayed and then press the center of the volume knob The firmware version should show HW05-SW01.27.20.

    DVD Receivers:

    • With the unit turned off (press the home button and select ‘OFF’ from the source icons), press the home button Press the “System” icon at the bottom of the screen Select the “Bluetooth Version Info” option The firmware version should show HW05-SW01.27.20.

    If the Bluetooth firmware version shows HW05-SW01.27.20, no further action is necessary.

    Questions
    If you have any questions, please contact the Pioneer Customer Service Center toll free at 1-800-421-1404, Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Eastern Time), except on holidays.

    Sincerely,

    Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.

  • steveb75 Calculating status...
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    Feb 1, 2013 6:19 AM (in response to nikB123)

    I was able to update using a windows 7 laptop with a bluetooth adapter.  Just followed the directons from pioneer.  All info is being displayed for Pandora and iPod funtcions using bluetooth.

  • smolz Calculating status...
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    Feb 1, 2013 6:46 AM (in response to nikB123)

    I tried last night to update the firmware and got "insufficient resources".  The Bluetooth Version Update section is grayed out as well.  Am I SOL? 

     

    Why isn't there a USB update available?  That would have been so much easier.

  • rustykerr123 Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Feb 1, 2013 6:51 AM (in response to smolz)

    When the bluetooth options in system are grayed out, that is saying it is in use, disconnect your devices and turn off your sources, wait a second then go into system and try again, if that did not work press home then try to go into system again, sometimes you can be too quick.

     

    For the insufficient resources, that sounds like that might be something happening on your computer, if so, try restarting and attempting again.  If it is saying that on your head unit, then I have no idea what that means.

  • smolz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 1, 2013 7:18 AM (in response to rustykerr123)

    rustyerr123,

    I just called Pioneer and they told me the same thing, reboot and try again. 

     

    It's is the computer that is giving me the error.  I also tried to use OBEX Commander to do the file transfer and it tells me the "database is full" 1/2 way through.

     

    I will try again. Thanks!

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