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Q: What types of USB flash drive are supported?

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What types of USB flash drive are supported?

A: If your car’s audio system supports USB fla...

If your car’s audio system supports USB flash drives, that means you can play music from a number of devices besides iPods and MP3 players. Here’s the rundown on what you should use in terms of a USB flash drive in your car:

  1. 256 MB capacity or more

  2. No security lockout

Tips

  • Some file format versions might not be supported, even on a supported flash drive

  • Files are displayed and played on the order they were stored (not alphabetically)

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