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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:26 am

@Gearscout: only works with navigation cars that have a 3G antenna in them.

i re-logged into my app in the car and now it looks like i can refresh status and control my car through the app. thanks for that tip!

still shows as 'unplugged' even though my car is currently charging, so that is annoying.. will test remote heating and alexa some more later.

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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:07 am

Yes, the bogus "unplugged" status surprised me yesterday. My climate control timer is set for 5:30 and if the car is unplugged the heat doesn't run as long, so when I thought the car was unplugged I left sooner to not just waste the power, only to get out to the car and find it using charger power to preheat.
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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:09 am

this app shows information all over the place. i charged it for a few hours last night and the app showed 100% (which i thought was wierd, my 3.8kw charger wont go from 30%-100% in 2-3 hours), got in the car this morning, 70%. not that i needed all that, but come on!

i hope Nissan sees these threads and can use the feedback to improve the system. Don't leave the first gen Leafers behind Nissan, this is great free marketing for you!
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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:07 pm

Today I noticed that the app said I was at 100% (and unplugged) just 30 minutes after I plugged in the car with a 60% SOC. I went out to the car to see it was still plugged in and charging (and the dash said it has 2 hours left to charge). :o

So it is still just as slow and still fails talking to the car, but now it can apparently succeed talking to the car but give you a garbage result.

But it definitely is nicer looking. :lol:
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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:48 pm

jlv wrote:So it is still just as slow and still fails talking to the car, but now it can apparently succeed talking to the car but give you a garbage result.


That's the problem...and why I have been manually updating my apps to avoid downloading the new one. At this point, I think Nissan needs to either rename the new app or suspend updates until they figure it out.
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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:38 am

Does anyone have any similar apps for their other cars? Are they as buggy as this one? The APP does look nicer, but these issues being reported are big ones. I'm not sure how a new app gets released like that.

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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:31 am

jake14mw wrote:Does anyone have any similar apps for their other cars? Are they as buggy as this one? The APP does look nicer, but these issues being reported are big ones. I'm not sure how a new app gets released like that.


The fact is the old/original Leaf app had none of these problems. Maybe Nissan had a new set of developers design this one (if so, they should re-hire the original ones)?
There have been other (excellent) third party Leaf apps, but most were invalidated by Nissan changing their API or account access.
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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:43 am

Stanton wrote:
jake14mw wrote:Does anyone have any similar apps for their other cars? Are they as buggy as this one? The APP does look nicer, but these issues being reported are big ones. I'm not sure how a new app gets released like that.


The fact is the old/original Leaf app had none of these problems. Maybe Nissan had a new set of developers design this one (if so, they should re-hire the original ones)?
There have been other (excellent) third party Leaf apps, but most were invalidated by Nissan changing their API or account access.


The old APP didn't have THESE problems, but it had plenty of it's own problems, the main one being that it connected when it wanted to, and was very slow to connect when it does. I just want the APP to be reliable. I would have taken the old APP's lesser interface and just have them work to make it connect reliably.

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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:31 am

I just went back to LEAF Manager (on Android). Every other day I have to re-login ("wrench" icon -> "Log In") but otherwise it remains stable and reliable and doesn't tell lies. Unfortunately, it still depends upon Nissan's back-end.

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Re: New Nissan EV app is out!

Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:52 am

My new app didn't update from the car every since the new app was installed, it took a few steps for me to get it working on my 2014 LEAF:
1) Carwings settings in the LEAF - erase password and retype it and 'send' (can get the pin/password from the Carwings/NissanConnect EV website)
2) pull the 'Audio' fuse to reset the 3G module (20A fuse in box to left of 12V battery)
3) start the Leaf so it would connect to the center
4) log into Carwings website and 'Refresh status'. That successfully updated the website from the car
5) refresh the status from the iPhone app. Finally the app gave a correct status (unplugged, 100% charged, status time updated)

I don't know which of these was the final solution, but I had tried everything except #2 with no success in the last couple of days.

Hopefully it will keep working from this point...

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