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When you hit voice control, the center screen should give you a list of commands. Some off the top of my head are "Phone", "Navigation". I believe there's also a beep. And when you say voice button, you mean the third button on the steering wheel right?(the other 2 are the green and red phone buttons)
 

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Stupid question- is the infotainment system on? Can you operate the voice control from other screens?



 

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I have tried that, saying "call" "voice" "phone" etc. no luck. No salesman did not demo, partially my fault. I was there for over an hour, and just wanted to get out of there. Naturally it has to be a holiday weeken:(
 

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Sounds like it's not working right. I'd have the service dept look at it or try it with you.



 

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I thought they all had it. What model and options do you have?



 

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According to me, When you hit voice control, the center screen should give you a list of commands. Some off the top of my head are "Phone", "Navigation". I believe there's also a beep. And when you say voice button, you mean the third button on the steering wheel right?(the other 2 are the green and red phone buttons)
 

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I have the pure and I get nothing happening when I push the button and no indication under the menu tab on centre screen that it even exists. So it looks like it does not come in the pure version. Is that right? :confused:
Yep - I went back and asked the dealer about this - the Pure doesn't have voice control. Although in hindsight that's not really a problem. I've yet to find a voice control system that can understand anything I see. It seems they don't like unaccented english voices because if I put on an American or Australian twang, I can get about a 50% hit rate. Other than that, it's largely pointless tech as far as I can tell.
 

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I purchased my 2012 Evoque "off the lot". I did not have input wrt options. It was a "Pure" came with Pure Plus Package, Climate Comfort, HD and Satellite Radio, and HDD Navigation. It has to be the HD/Sat Radio or the HDD Navigation Option that may include the Voice Control feature that you all are talking about. No where on the window sticker does it mention voice control or "SWYS" though. The Pure plus package talks about leather and adjustable seats fog lights and headlamp washers. The Pure Plus package also mentions the fixed panoramic roof with automatic visor. I think this is funny as I did not think you could get the 2012 without the panoramic roof?? The Climate package is heated seats, windshield, steering wheel, and mirrors. If the voice control does not come with the Pure, it has to be a part of the HD/Sat radio or the HDD Navigation system. It works relatively well. It is good for calling contacts in my iPhone, I have used it for inputting a destination and points of interest for navigation purposes. It is the only way I know how to get to the "turn by turn" list for the navigation system.

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Thanks for the response. I am not bothered by it as I have used voice command in other cars and was not impressed by how accurate it was. It is just as easy for me to to push a button to locate a number or change a song title. Everything else in the car is great.
 
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