Hands free - feature or bug?

OK, I'm driving around in my 2013 Accord and the phone rings and I hit the hands-free (!) answer, and I'm talking to the guy, and I pull over and park, and - can I turn off the car and keep the call? I turn off
the car, pick up my cell phone, and the call is still live, hurray!
So I finish the call, go off to lunch, come back and start the car - and it reports "no phone is attached, do you want to attach your phone?" and it remembers that my phone is a Samsung yada yada, so I hit yes, and it reattaches - and another call comes in and it's all fine.
So, is that a feature or bug, that when you turn off the car in the middle of the call, it detaches the phone connection?
My guess is, bug.
J.
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My guess is, bug with the Bluetooth implementation on your phone.
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On Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:19:17 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"

I used to have a blackberry paired with my 2012 civic, and when I was streaming music from it, I would get song information (title, artist, etc) on the car's display. When I switched to an android phone (it was an old Gingerbread implementation), that info was replaced with just the bluetooth name of my phone. The audio still worked though.
So I upgraded the OS on my phone to Cyanogenmod (Jelly Bean Variant), which also upgraded the bluetooth stack, and I get song info now. On the downside, advancing tracks takes about 2-3 seconds, where the blackberry was almost instant, but I can live with that.
Perhaps an upgrade on your phone's OS will help.
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Phone is brand new and I believe up to date, and fwiw Honda software
updated as well about six months ago - it forgot my phone when
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yeah, that doesn't matter. It's still a wild west out there in this regard, and not all phones are created equal. Just because it says "does Bluetooth" doesn't mean it integrates with Honda's implementation.
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Doesn't matter; that doesn't mean it's not the phone's fault.
In general, it IS the phone's fault. If you tried another phone, your problem wouldn't happen.
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On Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:36:24 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"

Anyone want to try it with their phone and see what happens?
J.
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Hands free or not, DO NOT talk on the phone while driving. Hands free conversations have turned out to just as dangerous
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wrote:

Talking to a passenger is bad, too.
And I hit a parked car when I was driving and eating french fries, when I was seventeen.
But overall I agree, even reaching over to dismiss an incoming call is a distraction, even looking to see if it's a call you need to take. I try to limit any discussions while driving and about the only outgoing calls I make are, "Hey I'm running late".
OTOH I have more than one "friend" who seem to like to have the phone going continuously especially when they're stuck in slow traffic just to chat.
J.
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wrote:

Passengers in the same car as you are not as distracting. They also see the road, and feel the movement of the car. If you are about to be put in peril, they will know and usually shut up so you can concentrate, because it's their life on the line too.
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In ten years it will all be moot and robots will do all the driving.
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