Dual XDVD276BT Bluetooth Issue

Dual XDVD276BT Bluetooth Issue

I bought a cheap headunit for my truck to use with a backup camera. After using the head unit to listen to podcasts via bluetooth, I noticed that the user interface is a bit buggy. I contacted Dual’s tech support and sent them this video to demonstrate the issue I’m having. They have recommended that I return the stereo for a replacement, but I anticipate that the replacement will behave in the same exact manner.

I’m curious if any other Dual owners experience this same problem with it defaulting back to Radio mode after it tries to connect to the phone app?

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  1. pingui pema on February 22, 2023 at 5:09 am

    can somebody tell me how does this thing on audio ways. does it have a good equalizer system or.its just a simple radio.

  2. Michael Perdue on February 22, 2023 at 5:09 am

    My screen is stuck even when I turn it off do you have a fix for that

  3. Butterflygrl_🦋 on February 22, 2023 at 5:11 am

    My blue tooth won’t connect

  4. Nick Pate on February 22, 2023 at 5:14 am

    I have this same radio, but my isnt playing anymusic does anyone know why it wouldn’t be playing music at all? No radio or Bluetooth

  5. ronfreeman2012 on February 22, 2023 at 5:15 am

    Mine will also cut out for 1.5 sec every 15 min on the dot. Well music will but bass keeps going and i hate it

  6. Ivan Castillo on February 22, 2023 at 5:16 am

    Unpair restart your phone and turn your stereo off then on repair problem fixed

  7. ARCH ENEMY FAN on February 22, 2023 at 5:16 am

    Wheres the rest of the video with trouble shooting?

  8. Safemoon Albo on February 22, 2023 at 5:17 am

    This cd player is not worth the money I have the same problem

  9. #1Dad on February 22, 2023 at 5:17 am

    You have to press mode in the top right corner, then select bluetooth

  10. paige martin on February 22, 2023 at 5:18 am

    Same issue here,it don’t support ios

  11. nuts 4 knives on February 22, 2023 at 5:20 am

    I just installed one of these and I have a terribly annoying whining buzzing sound which gets worse when I accelerate. Any pointers? The navigation doesn’t come up on screen and I can’t play DVDs even with parking brake on. This thing is garbage but if I could silence the humming I just wanted Bluetooth capability so I could probably live with it

  12. vape Lay gaming on February 22, 2023 at 5:21 am

    Im having the same issue and I’ve been looking on YouTube trying to figure out how to fix it

  13. Alex Herget on February 22, 2023 at 5:21 am

    I have an android and the exact same radio mine does the same thing

  14. Kalmortha on February 22, 2023 at 5:23 am

    Yeah having the same issue. I think I might return mine to Wally world and just install my old single din pioneer. I was going to use a back up camera but who knows might be trading in my car anyway to get a Challenger in the next two years or so.

  15. brickwall911 on February 22, 2023 at 5:24 am

    Model XDVD176BT Does exact same thing

  16. reimon_ boi on February 22, 2023 at 5:24 am

    I have the same model, so far no issues, I have a samsung….might be an iphone thing🤷🏻‍♂️

  17. Steer wheel Holder on February 22, 2023 at 5:24 am

    Thought it was just my radio doing this. Damn guess im stuck with the radio as i didnt call tech support.

  18. ARCH ENEMY FAN on February 22, 2023 at 5:24 am

    You’d think this video had a solution instead of the problem

  19. Sparlok JahDropper on February 22, 2023 at 5:25 am

    Thank you for posting this. I bought the same model and mine does the same thing. I was looking for a firmware update or a fix. Too bad they don’t want to support their product. Looks like I’ll be returning mine and the back up camera I bought for it as well. I’ll check out that Pioneer HU you linked.
    I’ve heard there are some less expensive decks you can get that you can upgrade to activate the same features as the more expensive units with special firmware.I know you can unlock lots of hidden features only available on the really high end models on Canon cameras using firmware called Green Lantern,, so it sounds reasonable to think this is very possible.
    Anybody have any info on what brands or models of decks can do this? thnx

  20. Pool Man on February 22, 2023 at 5:25 am

    Yes, my 276 dual DVD BT radio does same thing. It’s very annoying. Did you find a fix for it?

  21. Lee Wells on February 22, 2023 at 5:25 am

    Just bought same unit from Crutchfield, and I noticed the same thing. In fact, I think it defaults back to radio no matter what mode it was in when turned off. Other things that annoy me are that the touch screen doesn’t seem very responsive, and you can’t seem to be able to adjust the subwoofer level. Haven’t noticed much noise, except the disc drive is audible when music is at a very low volume. I’m sure I can return it, since it hasn’t been 30 days. Just not sure if it’s worth the hassle of another installation. Oh yeah, and the steering wheel IR remote doesn’t seem to work!

  22. Joe Smothers on February 22, 2023 at 5:27 am

    Yep, I’ve had this exact head unit for about 6 months and it occasionally does this and won’t correct itself. I usually just unplug the unit from power plug, then reconnect the plugs and reset my settings. It’ll work fine for a few more weeks, then I have to do it again to get it to work right.

  23. Mary Webb on February 22, 2023 at 5:28 am

    Mine does this also, but now will disconnect bluetooth and seems to be getting hot. It is a pain.

  24. Jackie Dye on February 22, 2023 at 5:28 am

    Man this price of shit won’t even play my DVDs anymore I’ve only had it 2 weeks

  25. Jacob Seider on February 22, 2023 at 5:30 am

    If you go to setting and tap (restore default) this helped me when my Bluetooth quick working

  26. Kordae Booker on February 22, 2023 at 5:30 am

    I’m having the same issue can anyone tell me how to even connect

  27. Cole Parker on February 22, 2023 at 5:32 am

    Yes.. thank u for posting this. I have the exact same issue and it drives me crazy. Is there any way to fix this problem? I noticed that if i hook my phone up thru aux then when i start my car it actually restarts in aux like you would think it would. But bluetooth it will not ever stay in. Always have to manually do it

  28. Melissa Chartier on February 22, 2023 at 5:35 am

    Is that really an issue when turning the stereo off or your car off? I can see why it may be a pain. Do you typically only use BT? I’m assuming that’s what’s going on. Just had an issue connecting my iPhone to BT initially so I watched your video. Just wanted to clarify, not at all trying to be negative.

  29. brendan mcgovern on February 22, 2023 at 5:36 am

    I just got mine, it will disconnect me from Bluetooth for a bit. Then I have to hit play again once it reconnects. I can’t listen to one song without this happening to me. Its so frustrating. Anyone know how to fix that??? Thanks

  30. Sham3d on February 22, 2023 at 5:37 am

    That’s because this thing is a piece of shit. I’ll never buy a Dual product again

  31. Kevin on February 22, 2023 at 5:38 am

    reset your phone Bluetooth <disconnect from head unit then reconnect> works every time for me with android phone.

  32. Aaronarchy on February 22, 2023 at 5:39 am

    Im having the bluetooth problem and USB ERROR. This fucking thing sucks!

  33. Shea Listens on February 22, 2023 at 5:42 am

    Yep. Mine has done the same since I got it

  34. King Wes on February 22, 2023 at 5:44 am

    Oh no 😢 😭😭😭😭 my radio doesn’t go straight to bluetooth, and I have to press a button. The horror of such a thing. What will you ever do?

  35. THE BEST SOCCER on February 22, 2023 at 5:44 am

    this normal i have this

  36. Steven on February 22, 2023 at 5:45 am

    How do I connect my iPhone it ask me for a pin but dosent show on the radio

  37. the you tuber on February 22, 2023 at 5:46 am

    Me too

  38. FuZe x Ninja on February 22, 2023 at 5:48 am

    I just bought a Subaru wrx yesterday and it has this radio I keep tryna hookup to Bluetooth but it asks for a pin and I can’t find it please help!

  39. Chris Frye on February 22, 2023 at 5:49 am

    Bruh my the screen ain’t even showing up on my phones Bluetooth connection options

  40. Dj Holic on February 22, 2023 at 5:49 am

    Have same issue

  41. Luis Fernando Martínez on February 22, 2023 at 5:50 am

    Hi hey I have the same issue and I don’t know what to do u find something for that issue?

  42. Johh J&J on February 22, 2023 at 5:50 am

    Push mode button then select Bluetooth that works for me , I hope it works for u too

  43. Ravenn Castillo on February 22, 2023 at 5:51 am

    How do I connect to Bluetooth??

  44. The Renegadist on February 22, 2023 at 5:53 am

    You’re lucky, at least you can use yours. Mine gets stuck on a bluescreen with "Rear Camera No Input Found" so mine can’t even be used.

  45. Melissa tyler on February 22, 2023 at 5:55 am

    I’m having a really hard time connecting my iPhone to this thing

  46. _LaunchpadderJasen _ on February 22, 2023 at 5:57 am

    *Issue fix*

    Step 1: go to the dual website on a computer and download the update for your radio to an empty flash drive.

    Step 2: plug the flash drive into the radio and power it on.

    Step 3: after it’s done updating, go to settings and turn off “iplug app”

    And then boom fixed.

  47. ronfreeman2012 on February 22, 2023 at 6:04 am

    I have this unit and i have a iphone 12 pro max and a 11 pro max also and the 12 will not get loud at all the 11pro max will ive done everything possible. Dual units suck with subwoofers and sound quality

  48. Mike Lang on February 22, 2023 at 6:05 am

    Just install mine it work for my 04 Avalanche😀😀😀

  49. KieLocc on February 22, 2023 at 6:05 am

    It’s a rest button

  50. Superserial on February 22, 2023 at 6:08 am

    I normally listen to stereo, but occasionally I manually switch to Bluetooth audio to watch YouTube vids or listen to music apps and it works fine. At that point I control things from my phone, and have never pushed the play or any other buttons on the stereo once I bump it over to Bluetooth audio mode. I also have an aux plug in all the time which works great, but rarely use it.

    Caught it on sale for $69 plus a $20 install kit, and I love this stereo so far. Yes it’s not high end, and has a couple of quirks, but a helluva deal if you’re on a tight budget. Have had it about 6 months so far in my 2011 F-250 work truck. The only thing I’ve noticed that could eventually be an issue is when the stereo comes on in below freezing temps, a small part of the display spazzes out slightly until things warm up. But it doesn’t negatively affect anything. Just something I’ve noticed as winter is kicking in.

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