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Users report issues across a wide range of vehicles

Windows Phone 8, Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) latest and greates mobile operating system launched last month.  In the last couple weeks as the first devices have become available there have been growing reports of serious bugs.

The latest issues reported have been problems with the phone's Bluetooth connectivity.  According to seven pages of user complaints on Microsoft Answers, the new phones are failing to connect across a wide range of makes and models from various automakers.  Calls over Bluetooth have also been getting dropped or put on hold.

Some users report having successfully used Windows Phone 7.5 devices with their vehicles for months, only to lose support when they upgraded.

So far there's been no word from Microsoft on when a fix may arrive.

In our last piece on Windows Phone 8 bugs, some commenters took issue with our reporting on the problems, arguing they weren't widespread.  DamianRobertJones comments:

I call 'rubbish' on this article.

There are issues, sure, but as far as I can see/am aware it's not serious... yet

And Varun responds:

I agree 100% and this thread seems to point to some very happy people:http://forums.wpcentral.com/nokia-lumia-920/202431...

Let us know what you think -- should we not cover these issues?  Do you consider them a serious problem?  Would it be unfair to cover the iPhone 5's broken mapsbattery life/wallet-draining data bug, and photograph discoloration, but not report on Windows Phone 8 bugs?  Or does Microsoft deserve some slack since it's still trying to emerge as a serious competitor?  

Have you been affected? Let us know your thoughts, we're listening.

Source: Microsoft Answers



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By DarLyn on 12/9/2012 9:26:47 PM , Rating: 2
It would seem strange if you didn't. I came to this forum seeking answers to the issue that I'm having with my new Windows 8 phone and the Bluetooth connectivity in my Honda Crosstour and it brought me to this article. My blackberry connected with no problem, so I've been perplexed. To read that it's a bug that--I'm sure--will be worked out in short order makes me feel a bit better. There shouldn't be an issue with well intentioned, honest reporting of the facts. Don't edit yourselves on that when providing your readers with good information, even if it means an "owee" for the manufacturer.




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