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Just picked up the 4 HEV - 6 months waiting list now.

A few annoying diffences to the previous model.

Apart from the inability to simply ask Waze via Android Auto to navigate by hitting the button on the steering wheel and the very poor display of Android which is to the left (away from the driver) with a big wasted space to the right (do these design guys actually drive?!).....

..... Is there any way to get a digital speedometer?

Or are we back to a 90s version which is impossible to see if you are doing 48 or 52 mph

I guess I will get used to the car, but first impressions are not good!
 

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Just picked up the 4 HEV - 6 months waiting list now.

A few annoying diffences to the previous model.

Apart from the inability to simply ask Waze via Android Auto to navigate by hitting the button on the steering wheel and the very poor display of Android which is to the left (away from the driver) with a big wasted space to the right (do these design guys actually drive?!).....

..... Is there any way to get a digital speedometer?

Or are we back to a 90s version which is impossible to see if you are doing 48 or 52 mph

I guess I will get used to the car, but first impressions are not good!
If its got the new software which i doubt because dealers do not update at PDI, you can fill the right hand screen of Android auto with a widget of your choice.
Section 4-84 of your manual explains how to access the digital speedo screen
 

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What display colour is your head unit?
Black/white Type 1
or Purple (Magenta) Type 2.
If type 2 might need maps updating as once 2021 are installed you get the option to get the below option. (try taping in the far right where the little white arrow is)
Or try going into Android Auto in the settings & see if you have enable split screen which is what gives this option (y)

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..... Is there any way to get a digital speedometer?
If you go into Vehicle settings, Cluster, and change Theme to Theme D, the display shows the digital speedo on the left of the driver's screen. On the themes that are related to drive modes it shows a standard speedo.

Good video here:

 

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Yes Kia garage will do it, expect £40 charge. Although I would want them to do it FOC given you have only picked up the car.
Updates do not fall under PDI.
Looks like yours is from 30-07-2020 when it will have been installed at factory.

This is mine from this week.

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Thanks!

Any way to stop the music playing at when I am reversing or indeed starting to drive. The music and bleeping seems to be coming from the front grill.

II can see a few complaints at 3am!

Seems to be no reference in the manual.
 

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If it is like mine there is a mood music option (sounds of nature) Or do you have a USB stick in with music on as they seem to auto start.

Other than that you do get a welcome jingle before the beeps when you start the car. Have not found a way to stop it. But its not that loud.

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You can turn off welcome sound in vehicle settings under cluster in car or in the new UVO app
 

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Can you screen shot where in the app?
Home page in app
Scroll down to User profile & press
press Vehicle settings
press vehicle settings again
press Cluster
untick welcome sound box
 

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Home page in app
Scroll down to User profile & press
press Vehicle settings
press vehicle settings again
press Cluster
untick welcome sound box
Thanks.
As mine is not linked to a profile in car ( a whole world of pain) I get "Account link with vehicle is required" despite the fact the app is linked to car & will lock/unlock doors track car etc....
 

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As mine is not linked to a profile in car ( a whole world of pain) I get "Account link with vehicle is required" despite the fact the app is linked to car & will lock/unlock doors track car etc....
Until you sort out the problems with your app you can turn the welcome sound off in the vehicle settings in the car
Press Set up
Press Vehicle
Press cluster
untick box for welcome sound
 
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