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Old February 11th, 2019
JHoarty JHoarty is offline
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Default Difference between 360c Op Bluetooth vs. WiFi

Is the only advantage to using WiFi in the vehicle not needing to hook the 360c up to a computer for firmware updates? If so, then I'm fine just having the detector hooked up to my home network, which it sees not only in my driveway, but upon approach and departure to my house. I take it all EL database transmissions (receiving and transmitting) occur through Bluetooth if there's no in-vehicle WiFi or Hotspot tethering? My car has WiFi (17 Ford Escape Titanium), but it only receives WiFi when hooked up to our home network in our driveway, just like the 360c, not when on the road. I just don't want to go through the hassle of using Hotspot on my phone if the only advantage to using WiFi on the 360c is the firmware updates in the car.
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Old February 12th, 2019
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Wi-Fi offers you the following:
- Firmware updates
- Defender database updates. Your detector uses the internal Defender database when you are not using Escort Live or when you do not have cellphone connectivity.
- Speed limits
- Live alerts

If you use mobile Wi-Fi, then you no longer need to use the Escort Live app for speed limits and Live alerts. Whether you want to use it this way or not is entirely up to you. You can continue to use Escort Live and only use Wi-Fi when you get home.
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Old March 2nd, 2019
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Unfortunately, speed limits is not working.
2 weeks ago everything was working fine.
Should we expect status update on this issue and when?
Forum is full of complaints of speed limit problem on MAX 360C.
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Old March 3rd, 2019
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I have called Escort about this for about six months now and keep getting different answers other than Escort is aware of the issue and is working on an update to fix it. Latest response was it is supposed to be soon. They stated it is the app not the detector but they do not know why some detectors work properly and some don't. I have 2 360c's and one displays the speed limit and the other doesn't.

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Old March 4th, 2019
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I have called Escort about this for about six months now and keep getting different answers other than Escort is aware of the issue and is working on an update to fix it. Latest response was it is supposed to be soon. They stated it is the app not the detector but they do not know why some detectors work properly and some don't. I have 2 360c's and one displays the speed limit and the other doesn't.
Are both using Wi-Fi or bluetooth? We have recently had intermittent issues with data coming over Wi-Fi but the app and bluetooth are unaffected. This is a server issue which we are looking into.
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