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I have a 2017 RAV4 limited hybrid green edge navigation system. When a person sends me a text message I can read it just fine. However I can't find a way to reply. There must be a way to reply telling them I'm driving the car or some type of canned response.

Does anybody know how to reply to text messages?
 

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Ya, My S6 can't reply. My only option is to call them.

Really wish they'd get speech-to-text.
 

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I send text messages all the time with my iPhone using BluLogic and Siri.
 

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I send text messages all the time with my iPhone using BluLogic and Siri.
I would rather not have to purchase a $68 Toyota accessory to send text messages with the iPhone. Just another reason why I hate Entune so much. Toyota should scrap this inferior system and go with CarPlay.
 

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I would rather not have to purchase a $68 Toyota accessory to send text messages with the iPhone. Just another reason why I hate Entune so much. Toyota should scrap this inferior system and go with CarPlay.
So you can't use Siri with Entune???
 

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I have a '16 RAV4 XLE with Convenience Pkg and Entune Plus, and I am able to hold down the "off hook" phone button on left side of steering wheel, which accesses Siri. No extra Blu-logic device.

I just say "send a text to xx person" and Siri asks what the text should say. After I verbalize the text, she confirms before sending.

Similarly, you can ask her to "read my texts", and she does that as well.
 

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I have a 2017 RAV4 limited hybrid green edge navigation system. When a person sends me a text message I can read it just fine. However I can't find a way to reply. There must be a way to reply telling them I'm driving the car or some type of canned response.

Does anybody know how to reply to text messages?
Of course you cannot, it is against the law to text while driving!

http://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/cellular-phone-use-and-texting-while-driving-laws.aspx
 

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I have a '16 RAV4 XLE with Convenience Pkg and Entune Plus, and I am able to hold down the "off hook" phone button on left side of steering wheel, which accesses Siri. No extra Blu-logic device.

I just say "send a text to xx person" and Siri asks what the text should say. After I verbalize the text, she confirms before sending.

Similarly, you can ask her to "read my texts", and she does that as well.
Yes, that's exactly how it works for me with BluLogic.
 

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Only handheld phone use while driving is not allowed here, hands free by BT or wireless is allowed here in Washington except for novice drivers. I just use the customizable canned replies.

Washington State Text Messaging and Cell Phone Laws | DrivingLaws.org


All Washington drivers are prohibited from using handheld cell phones while driving except if:
•operating an authorized emergency vehicle, or a tow truck responding to a disabled vehicle;
using a hands-free device including a speaker phone, a headset, or an earpiece;
•reporting illegal activity, summonsing medical or emergency help, or using the device to prevent injury to a person or property; or
•using a hearing aid.

Novice drivers in Washington - drivers with a learners or intermediate permit – are prohibited from all cell phone use.

If handheld cell phones are prohibited, then what’s permissible? Here are the common options:
•abstinence (don't use a cell phone while driving)
•speaker phone
•use a bluetooth wireless device
•use a wired headset
•install a car kit
 

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Wrong.....
What you quoted is for using the phone. Texting is against the law, click the link if you don't believe me.
You cannot text hands free. Even using Siri required a button to access, which last I checked would require a finger, which would require a hand.

It is even written right in the title you quoted. Did you really not read this??
Have you really not seen all the TV adds stating this is against the law??
Handheld cell phone use and texting is prohibited for all Washington drivers.



READ AGAIN.....

Texting Laws

All Washington drivers are prohibited from texting except if:

  • operating an authorized emergency vehicle;
  • reporting illegal activity, summonsing medical or emergency help, or using the device
  • to prevent injury to a person or property; or
  • relaying information between a transit or for-hire operator and that operator's dispatch, in which the device is permanently affixed to the vehicle
 

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Read the law, voice activated is allowed.

RCW 46.61.668: Sending, reading, or writing a text message while driving.



RCW 46.61.668
Sending, reading, or writing a text message while driving.
(1)(a) Except as provided in subsection (2)(a) of this section, a person operating a moving noncommercial motor vehicle who, by means of an electronic wireless communications device, sends, reads, or writes a text message, is guilty of a traffic infraction.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (2)(b) of this section, a person driving a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in RCW 46.25.010, including while temporarily stationary because of traffic, a traffic control device, or other momentary delays, who, by means of an electronic wireless communications device, sends, reads, or writes a text message, is guilty of a traffic infraction. For purposes of this subsection, "driving" does not include operating a commercial motor vehicle with or without the motor running when the driver has moved the vehicle to the side of, or off, a highway and has stopped in a location where the vehicle can safely remain stationary.
(c) A person does not send, read, or write a text message when he or she reads, selects, or enters a phone number or name in a wireless communications device for the purpose of making a phone call.
(2)(a) Subsection (1)(a) of this section does not apply to a person operating:
(i) An authorized emergency vehicle;
(ii) A voice-operated global positioning or navigation system that is affixed to the vehicle and that allows the user to send or receive messages without diverting visual attention from the road or engaging the use of either hand; or
(iii) A moving motor vehicle while using an electronic wireless communications device to:
(A) Report illegal activity;
(B) Summon medical or other emergency help;
(C) Prevent injury to a person or property; or
(D) Relay information that is time sensitive between a transit or for-hire operator and that operator's dispatcher, in which the device is permanently affixed to the vehicle.
(b) Subsection (1)(b) of this section does not apply to a person operating a commercial motor vehicle when necessary to communicate with law enforcement officials or other emergency services.
(3) Infractions under subsection (1)(a) of this section shall not become part of the driver's record under RCW 46.52.101 and 46.52.120. Additionally, a finding that a person has committed a traffic infraction under subsection (1)(a) of this section shall not be made available to insurance companies or employers.
[ 2013 c 224 § 16; 2010 c 223 § 4; 2007 c 416 § 1.]
NOTES:
Effective date—2007 c 416: "This act takes effect January 1, 2008." [ 2007 c 416 § 2.]
 

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Not everywhere.

At least Arizona, Montana, and Texas still recognize the concept of personal responsibility.
You quoted everything except the link that I posted that listed all the states. The majority of states texting is against the law. 43 I believe it was.
 
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