Is there a Car Mode app on the Sensation 4G like on other phones (MyTouch 3G, G2x, etc.)?
There is no Car Mode app in the app tray and I was unable to trigger one by placing a magnet on the back of the phone.
there is supposidly a car mode built in to the phone but only triggers if you have the official HTC car mount... that sell for like $70...
also when you load the phone in, it triggers some HTC nav program which you need to pay another $20-25 year for it to work.
better way... load your own car mode and tirgger it manually.
you need to find the google car home apk(google it or search on xda), install, then download carmode control from the market.
Yeah, the official HTC car dock will trigger it...and it now shows up on the TMo accessory part of the website for $59.99, if anyone is interested. I might get it, but that is kinda steep.
Hey TMo, bring on the official HTC TPU case, as well.
I can't find any HTC Sensation 4G-specific car mount, only a universal mount. This is what T-Mobile lists under accessories for the Sensation:
This one is specific to the Sensation.
Thanks for the response servbotx.
On a side note, albeit related, has anyone actually seen/used the HTC Sensation 4G Car Mode app that people say exists? I can't find any evidence of this application anywhere.
If you look at this post here: http://support.t-mobile.com/message/5295#5295
It states that the car dock was removed and that you'll need to reinstall it to make it work. It exists, just not on the phone.
What is car mode? lol
Car mode pops up on my Sensation all the time and I don't have a car dock.....or maybe its the mode for a desktop cradle. Wait, does anyone have a screenshot of what car mode looks like?
That's a pretty sick dock. Know anyone that's tried it?
Ok; here is what I did to get it to work. Tap - personalize; Lock Screen> settings>tap an icon> assign dock mode> done>apply.
Now when in your lock screen drag the icon into the ring and you will be able to see the dock mode. Enjoy!
I bought the TMobile Sensation 4G specifric car mount (part CU S490) for $59.99 and unfortunately there is no magic car dock screen even with this expensive dock. When you attach the phone, the status bar does display a "Car Mode Enabled" icon, but absolutely nothing changes about the lock screen or home screen and the only option with the "car Mode" icon is to exit it.
The dock instructions do state that the phone is supposed to automatically switch to a screen called "navipanel" however this does not happen. I can't find anything on the web about "navipanel" or anyone else who has bought this dock and gets it to work properly.
I also have a Moto DriodX which switches to navi screen flawlessly when attached to its car mount, so I'm not sure why this one doesn't work.
Here is a link to get the google car mode app; you need to download it from your phone.
I went into the market and also downloaded an app called car mode control. This allows you to turn on the car mode.
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