1. pjo1966's Avatar
    Ever since my Pixel 2 XL updated to Pie, I can no longer hear text messages through BT. Music apps play fine, but when I ask for a message to be played I see that it's playing, but I can't hear anything. At first I thought it was an issue with Android Auto, but deleting the app made no difference.
    10-20-2018 10:11 AM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    Is the particular BT connection set for media and phone? If it's only set for media, and the text is being played as audio through the phone channel, it isn't going to come through.
    10-20-2018 12:22 PM
  3. pjo1966's Avatar
    Is the particular BT connection set for media and phone? If it's only set for media, and the text is being played as audio through the phone channel, it isn't going to come through.
    I haven't checked the settings, but I'm able to make calls and listen to music through BT. It's just text messages that don't come through.
    10-20-2018 07:29 PM
  4. pjo1966's Avatar
    All settings on for BT
    10-20-2018 07:31 PM
  5. pjo1966's Avatar
    I jumped through hoops with tech support chat on my phone. They had me do a bunch of stuff, none of which made a difference.
    10-24-2018 04:52 PM
  6. J Dubbs's Avatar
    Pie has been the best Bluetooth experience I have ever had on an Android device.... that being said though, I only use a Bluetooth earpiece. I never connect it to anything else like Android auto because I know what I'm going to get..... problems. The industry in general hasn't really figured out how to make anything work reliably on Bluetooth, and I have my doubts they ever will.
    10-25-2018 03:22 AM
  7. pjo1966's Avatar
    Pie has been the best Bluetooth experience I have ever had on an Android device.... that being said though, I only use a Bluetooth earpiece. I never connect it to anything else like Android auto because I know what I'm going to get..... problems. The industry in general hasn't really figured out how to make anything work reliably on Bluetooth, and I have my doubts they ever will.
    It worked perfectly until I upgraded to Pie.
    10-25-2018 09:43 PM
  8. pjo1966's Avatar
    It might be a compatibility issues between the Pixel 2 XL and Mini Cooper. I'm renting a Nissan Rogue and it played messages.
    10-26-2018 10:46 PM
  9. pjo1966's Avatar
    It's actually more than just text messages I'm missing out of. I stopped hearing Google Assistant through BT since I upgraded to Pie.
    11-07-2018 05:31 PM
  10. pjo1966's Avatar
    Just went through a frustrating chat with Google. Since Assistant works fine with my Airpods, they conclude it's not a problem with the phone. The fact that I stopped being able to hear Assistant through my car's BT when I installed Pie is apparently irrelevant. Nothing changed with the car, the only thing that changed was the phone. I asked if I could take the phone back to Oreo to see if that fixed the problem and they advised against it.
    11-09-2018 07:15 PM
  11. pjo1966's Avatar
    I'm tempted to get a Pixel 3 to see if it works any better. I really need to get this fixed.
    11-15-2018 10:21 AM
  12. pjo1966's Avatar
    I switched to a Pixel 3 XL. Same issue. I figured it wouldn't make a difference but it was worth a try.
    11-25-2018 12:12 PM
  13. hallux's Avatar
    What app are you using for messaging? Maybe the app isn't properly supporting the text to speech capabilities?
    11-25-2018 02:55 PM
  14. pjo1966's Avatar
    What app are you using for messaging? Maybe the app isn't properly supporting the text to speech capabilities?
    It's the default Android messaging app. It worked fine under Oreo but broke with Pie.
    11-25-2018 03:05 PM
  15. mikec8785's Avatar
    Bumping this thread because I am having the exact same issue and I've yet to find a solution. Pixel 3 XL, using the Android Auto app and connecting to 2018 BMW via Bluetooth. Google Assistant audio does not come through the speakers although everything else does (e.g., Google Music). The Google Assistant can still hear my requests and functions as normal other than no audio is played.

    Any solutions? I thought I saw someone suggest trying the Google Services Beta track.
    01-14-2019 08:55 AM
  16. pjo1966's Avatar
    I haven't seen or heard of a solution yet. Since everything works with my AirPods I was thinking of plugging in a third party BT dongle to see if it works with that.
    01-20-2019 01:07 PM
  17. pjo1966's Avatar
    I haven't tested it yet, but someone suggested turning on Developer Mode in Android and then select to have BT work in AAC (Advanced Audio Coding). I've got it set up, I just need to test it.
    Today 07:24 PM
  18. critta71's Avatar
    I have the same problem with My Huawei mate 10 pro. Happened also after pie update. Its documented throughout the internet and on the google forum help thingo.. But no answers. It def has something to do with pie. But maybe not everyone is experiencing it as for the different standards of Bluetooth out there.
    Mine does it when connected to my car. 2012 ford territory no android auto in it just stock Bluetooth which worked perfect(not as good as windows phone) in oreo. So when I am driving I do not get notified of any messages or alerts. Unless i have the car system set to bluetooth streaming.. But I often like to listen to the radio or use a usb stick for music. But guess google has forgot to consider that in the new OS
    Today 08:12 PM

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