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What phone mounts are you folks using?

Discussion in 'General 4Runner Talk' started by RLHOK, Jan 27, 2022.

  1. Jan 27, 2022 at 7:21 AM
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    RLHOK

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    Looking for ideas for a phone mount. IPhone 12pro

    Thanks
     
  2. Jan 27, 2022 at 3:06 PM
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    The cup holder.
     
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  5. Jan 28, 2022 at 4:02 PM
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    GrantA

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    I use ICS phone mount.
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  6. Jan 28, 2022 at 4:27 PM
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    Simple, effective - holds 8" tablet. Magnet kit comes with small metal plate that attaches to back of phone or, in my case, a tablet. If you look closely I applied a 7" long piece of foam weatherstripping under the tablet just to keep it stable (hardly noticeable) ..
     
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    Used same mount for my phone. I did however end up having to add a small aluminum plate with sticky-back tape to help convince mount to stay in place and yes, I could have done a better job cosmetically... It was summer, it was hot and I just wanted the damn thing to stay in place - and it has.

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    I have 2 Ram mounts, both have the flexible base w/ adhesive , X grip for iPhone , and the other for GPS
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  10. Jan 28, 2022 at 5:25 PM
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    I am curious why you need a mount now. With android auto or car play you should be able to leave it in the console. Right now I plug my phone in and lay it in the slot between the cup holders. Tomorrow my android auto wireless fob should come in. I'll probably put it in the console then.
     
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    I tried using a magnetic mount but summers here have decided it's not for me. I like the idea of the ICS but hesitate to have anything blocking my view.
     
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    I'm curious what people use their phones screen for while driving. GPS? -- thats the only thing I could think of, but the screens quite small for that
     
  13. Jan 28, 2022 at 6:02 PM
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    mounted a RAM mount on the side of the center dash. works well for me. for a less permanent approach, we got a ProClip mount for my wife's Pilot, it's really solid as well D3OdZZtnM6tMNf4elYnvPrkWQTk9oSvhqhtgd5lo_e4e461cc6a0113ca7a15fb0e316eec0693b0a482.jpg
     
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    Depends on the phone. I have a Note10+ and the screen is adequate for maps and texts. At night, dark mode works great.
     
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    I have wireless Carplay but I have a front facing camera on the HU screen and navigation on the tablet:
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    https://www.amazon.com/ITrims-2010-2020-Dashboard-Compatible-Smartphones/dp/B07XD7ZT8K

    This is what I use and I think it’s great. The phone holder (automatic claw?) is replaceable if that’s not your style (it’s uses the ball mount that virtually everyone uses) but the piece that connects into the console around the hazard lights button, is great.
     
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    Quick picture, I need to detail clean when it gets warmer.
    Gives me view at eyelevel. I may need to change this in the future if I add a radio.
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    ProClip mount with a ram mount like above,,, very solid, works great and no issues off road .
     
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    I have one of these. It is currently just below the left AC knob, but I have had it in other spots. Attaches with double stick tape, simply set your phone on it and it locks, a gentle lift removes it, zero hassles. Neither the phone or the mount has ever fallen off.
     
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    RAM mounts are hard to beat.
     
  21. May 7, 2022 at 11:55 PM
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    5 ram mounts (hard mount, its easy, and i dont like the magnet,glue, sticky, whatever ones) here, in 3 different rigs, and love em all.
     
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