“App Remote” is an incredible application which safely connects Sony Car Audio and your Smartphone with two-way source control. The latest version 2 ensures even safer operability by introducing voice recognition and expanded text-read-out ...Read more
“App Remote” is an incredible application which safely connects Sony Car Audio and your Smartphone with two-way source control.
The latest version 2 ensures even safer operability by introducing voice recognition and expanded text-read-out functions, and more!
What this application is capable of. 1. Fully Synchronized Function Integration with Car Audio or Personal Audio System Control your music and applications from your car audio or smartphone.
2. Voice Communication Through voice operation, you can safely and comfortably operate your smartphone in the car.
3. Notification Read Out Incoming SMS/E-mail and Twitter/Facebook/Calendar notification etc. are automatically read aloud to keep you in touch.
4. Smartphone Visualization Enhance the way you enjoy music on Car Audio or Personal Audio System with your smartphone display.
5. Custom Sound Setting Full settings of DSP features (e.g., Equalizer, Volume Control, Fader/Balance/Subwoofer, and Listening Position) available using smartphone as a remote screen.
Compatible Sony products: MEX-N4000BT/N4000BE/N4050BT/N4070BT/N5000BT/N5000BE/N5050BT/N5070BT/GS610BT/GS610BE/ N6050BT/N6000BH/N6000BD/GS810BH/M70BT, XSP-N1BT (*1): MEX-BT3100P/BT3100U/BT3150U/BT3153U/BT4100P/BT4100U/BT4100E/BT4150U/GS600BT, WX-GT90BT/GT90BTE/GT99BT/GT99BTM (*2): XAV-602BT/612BT/712HD/712BT (*3): GTK-N1BT *1 No Voice Communication, E-mail Read, SMS/E-mail Reply, Custom Sound Setting *2 No App Control from Car Audio, E-mail Read/Reply *3 No App Control from Personal Audio System, Voice Communication, E-mail Read, SMS/E-mail Reply, Fader/Balance/Subwoofer/Listening Position Setting
App Remote ver. 2.0 via Bluetooth is compatible with Android devices with Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.*, 4.0, 4.1 or 4.2 installed. Available operations differ depending on the applications. For details on available applications, visit Sony Support site in your region. Voice recognition function does not work depending on your smartphone. In that case, go to "Settings" - select "Voice Recognition". SMS/E-mail/Notification reading is available for Android devices with TTS engine installed. The “Smart Connect” application, provided by Sony Mobile Communications, is necessary for Twitter/Facebook/Calendar etc. notification read out. Sony and the Sony logo, App Remote, Xplod are trademarks of Sony Corporation All other trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation or their respective owners.
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UPDATED ON: Dec 4, 2014
INSTALLATIONS: 500,000 - 1,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 2.1.20
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.2 and up
create Bluetooth connections
Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
automatically start at boot
Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
send sticky broadcast
Allows an application to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Malicious applications can make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.
retrieve running applications
Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
read SMS or MMS
Allows application to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may read your confidential messages.
Allows application to receive and process SMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.
send SMS messages
Allows application to send SMS messages. Malicious applications may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
read contact data
Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
read phone state and identity
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
Allows application to access the audio recording path.
change your audio settings
Allows application to modify global audio settings such as volume and routing.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.