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rincewind

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Why is it that I can ask Spotify to play a song, quite often long title name and artists, and it gets it right pretty much all the time. However, if I try to use voice recognition to make a phone call, it's awful. Does it route to a different server for Spotify?
 

Wol747

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I just about gave up on voice recognition - it's years behind some others.
Like the self parking - which fails to recognise 50% of valid spaces but does say theire's a space when I drive past a gap in the shrubs!
 

Wol747

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My favourite one is if I tell it to switch on the air conditioning, it repeats the phrase exactly - and then says "navigating to XXX Conditioning" and throws the current destination away!
 
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Alistairuk

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Why is it that I can ask Spotify to play a song, quite often long title name and artists, and it gets it right pretty much all the time. However, if I try to use voice recognition to make a phone call, it's awful. Does it route to a different server for Spotify?

same - I gave up trying to use it to make a phone call (oddly most other stuff is fine) - instead I just shout “hey Siri call blah mobile” and Siri does it’s thing (most of the time anyway) - the audio in the car automatically switches to the phone when it starts calling.
 
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Cardo

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My favourite one is if I tell it to switch on the air conditioning, it repeats the phrase exactly - and then says "navigating to XXX Conditioning" and throws the current destination away!
Try referring to it as climate control! Them Americans have their own terminology.
 

Rooster6655

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May 3, 2019
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It worked for me for the first 3 months flawlessly recognising phone book entries and anything else I asked, then from the start of 2020 its never worked since, nobody listening to feedback, told service centre, they tested and basically just said Spotify works for voice commands which isn't what I asked about.

I wouldn't expect anything to be done anytime soon but who knows
 

Wol747

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Try referring to it as climate control! Them Americans have their own terminology.
That's not it - I can say "switch OFF air conditioning" and it does so!
If I say" Switch ON air conditioning" it repeats exactly that - then changes my nav destination to XXX air conditioning! I think it's somewhere across the Pacific.....
 
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Alistairuk

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That's not it - I can say "switch OFF air conditioning" and it does so!
If I say" Switch ON air conditioning" it repeats exactly that - then changes my nav destination to XXX air conditioning! I think it's somewhere across the Pacific.....
“Set / change temperature to Xx” works pretty much all the time or “turn on blowers” also works (found the later after one of my parents were trying to turn them off 😂)

Just because it repeats what you said perfectly doesn’t mean it understood you - if it hasn’t been specifically told that saying what your saying is referring to the AC system it will either guess it’s a destination or ignore you :)

If it’s in your recent destination list try deleting it - I would assume that if it doesn’t fully understand what was said it maybe checks recent destinations for a match so if it’s finding it there it’s going to keep doing it?
 
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Abu el Banat

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Mar 15, 2021
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I find it rather embarrassingly disappointing. I've had my car one week - I have 6 or 7 google home units around the house & they all recognise my whole families Scottish accents & rarely get the recognition wrong - so far the Tesla just fails spectacularly in the same field
 
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Rooster6655

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That's not it - I can say "switch OFF air conditioning" and it does so!
If I say" Switch ON air conditioning" it repeats exactly that - then changes my nav destination to XXX air conditioning! I think it's somewhere across the Pacific.....

Exactly its clearly not an accent thing, as all this actually worked previously
 
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