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How do i play music from my phone on my car speakers?

by superfalcon77 / March 22, 2010 5:03 AM PDT

I have an lg rumor which has a 2.5mm headphone jack. Im assuming i will have to get some sort of adapter but i dont know what kind of cable i need. The only place i see that i can plug anything in in my car is the cigarette lighter, but i have been looking online and cannot find anything. Any help is much appreciated.

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re: How do i play music from my phone on my car speakers?
by antuan.goodwin CNET staff / March 26, 2010 3:05 AM PDT

If your car stereo has a mini-jack aux-input (should look exactly like your phone's headphone jack) then you just need a male-to-male audio patch cable. It'll have a headphone-type connector on both ends and shouldn't cost more than $10.

However, it sounds like your car lacks such a port, so things could get a bit more complicated. What sort of car/car stereo are you using? Once I know that, I can offer you a few suggestions.

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Go With USB Converter
by cnetjunkie11 / July 2, 2012 5:53 AM PDT

Yes, I would def go with a usb extension or converter or bluetooth if available

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by cnetjunkie11 / July 2, 2012 5:58 AM PDT
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car dvd with A2DP
by xiangmeigui / April 3, 2010 1:12 AM PDT

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currently the most <a href="http://www.jewellet.com/Car-DVD-Player" title="Car DVD" target="_blank">car DVD</a> with bluetooth are with A2DP function, and it can play the music in your phone. you can also found the car dvd with A2DP here, www.jewellet.com
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hello
by maclhen / April 3, 2010 1:41 AM PDT

i suggested that you need to have USB port or bluetooth connection to you car stereo...why do i said so because that's what i did to my car to play my mp3 player...


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