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USB CABLE

Post by Digitalracer » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:27 am

Just seen specifications online that the SEL comes with a quality USB cable. Can anyone verify?
I ask because my local dealer had very little info on spec and in the end was so unhelpful I ended up travelling 30 miles to get a decent salesman.
Still waiting delivery though :roll:
SEL DSG Energetic orange, keyless entry, folding mirrors, auto headlights, chrome strip on boot, spacesaver and 17" Clayton alloys. Ordered 25th July, expected delivery 30th September :cry:

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Re: USB CABLE

Post by arkay » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:31 am

My SEL was supplied with a good quality USB cable for my iPhone. My dealer asked me which phone I had and it was in the car at handover.
T-Cross SEL manual 115PS ordered 7/3/19. Extras: Deep Black Pearl, folding door mirrors, winter pack and rear view camera. Car was built 15/4/19 - delivery due mid May. Handover was on Monday 3rd June.

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Re: USB CABLE

Post by IWRA » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:46 am

The usb cable and data plug should be supplied free of charge by the dealer. Make sure he supplies both and sets up your phone link before you take the car away. I suggest you download the app to your phone before you pick up the car.
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Re: USB CABLE

Post by Drw » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:59 am

They are meant to supply an Android or Apple lead (your choice)

The data plug is only needed for the S & SE as the SEL and R Line have it built into the car, however it may still be worth asking for one as the built in one has a 3 year subscription to Car-Net 'Guide & Inform'; Only limited stuff is left after 3 years if you don't pay for it.
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Active Info, Folding Mirrors, Park Assist, Rear View Camera, Spare Wheel
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Re: USB CABLE

Post by greycross » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:25 pm

Drw wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:59 am
The data plug is only needed for the S & SE as the SEL and R Line have it built into the car.
That's Interesting...

Are we sure that the SEL has the data plug built in, as my SEL definitely has one that the salesman plugged into the ODBII port under the dash by the pedals ??

The salesman was then able to pair the data plug by Bluetooth to my phone and show me how to use the app.

My understanding that all models need the data plug if you want to use the App.

I still have the box..

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T-Cross SEL 1.0 TSI 6-speed Manual Limestone Grey
Usual SEL kit plus, Active Info, Keyless, Rear Camera, Folding Mirrors & F/R Mud Flaps
Ordered 25th April 2019
Confirmed Build Week 10th June
Car at Dealers 15th July
Car Collected 1st August 2019

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Re: USB CABLE

Post by Drw » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:39 pm

greycross wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:25 pm
Drw wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:59 am
The data plug is only needed for the S & SE as the SEL and R Line have it built into the car.
That's Interesting...

Are we sure that the SEL has the data plug built in, as my SEL definitely has one that the salesman plugged into the ODBII port under the dash by the pedals ??

The salesman was then able to pair the data plug by Bluetooth to my phone and show me how to use the app.

My understanding that all models need the data plug if you want to use the App.

I still have the box..
We connect definitely connects to car-net (which comes with sel and above) and gives some functionality, I understood that it includes all the data plug functions, however as I haven’t got my car yet I cannot check ! I will be asking for the dataplug anyway and see what the reaction is.
T Cross SEL DSG Champagne Silver
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Re: USB CABLE

Post by greycross » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:51 pm

Drw wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:39 pm
We connect definitely connects to car-net (which comes with sel and above) and gives some functionality, I understood that it includes all the data plug functions, however as I haven’t got my car yet I cannot check ! I will be asking for the dataplug anyway and see what the reaction is.
The apps are all pretty confusing..

We Connect app doesn't do a lot other than let you specify satnav destinations and upload them to portal which the car can also see if it has a Wifi connection. As far as I can see, that is all it will do.

VW Connect app does more, as this is the app that communicates with the Bluetooth Data Plug. This pops up a phone notification when ever I turn off the car telling me stuff about my journey. It also tells you stuff like route you took, fuel levels, battery voltage, total mileage etc., but only when connected to the Bluetooth data plug.

Both a gimmick at first, but now I hardly use either of them..
T-Cross SEL 1.0 TSI 6-speed Manual Limestone Grey
Usual SEL kit plus, Active Info, Keyless, Rear Camera, Folding Mirrors & F/R Mud Flaps
Ordered 25th April 2019
Confirmed Build Week 10th June
Car at Dealers 15th July
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Re: USB CABLE

Post by Digitalracer » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:56 pm

Thanks for all your help everyone. So glad I came across this site. It's been very useful.
SEL DSG Energetic orange, keyless entry, folding mirrors, auto headlights, chrome strip on boot, spacesaver and 17" Clayton alloys. Ordered 25th July, expected delivery 30th September :cry:

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Re: USB CABLE

Post by arkay » Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:39 pm

As greycross says the data plug is useful to a point but I have stopped using it as if seemed to be draining my phone battery too much.
T-Cross SEL manual 115PS ordered 7/3/19. Extras: Deep Black Pearl, folding door mirrors, winter pack and rear view camera. Car was built 15/4/19 - delivery due mid May. Handover was on Monday 3rd June.

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Re: USB CABLE

Post by spc369 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:06 pm

I got an iphone usb , manual book and dataplug fitted but not had chance to explore yet.
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