Car connection

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Simple taggle for Bluetooth & Tethering On/Off  in one shot. You can add it to shortcuts for quick use.

Some multimedia systems in the cars have option for wifi, this is a reason for tethering on/off.

* When you switch ON, it will check if your Jolla connected to any device, and if in 2 min (default checking time) it not connected, app will switch BT & Tethering to OFF.
* If in this time period your phone connected to any device (your car system), app continue to check every 2 min if BT connection exist. And when your Jolla disconnected from another device (your car system), app will switch BT & Tethering to OFF.
* You also can switch OFF manually
* You can change default checking time interval (2 min) by running this command as ROOT, for example:
echo 5m > /usr/share/openrepos-carconnections/time

where 5m = 5 minutes
You also can do this via file manager like Filetug (as Root).
* Update or reinstallation of app will save YOUR default time interval.

* Notification changed, now it will show only one notification every time.

* Fix of notification icon. Adaptation for

* Small changes.

* Small changes.

* Fix for

* Now work in all conditions. When wifi and 3g closed (or one of them) it will start needed connection and restore back to what it was when you finish (or automatically).

Beware, use it on your own risk !!!

Donation are welcome :)

Application versions: 
File carconnections-0.1-1.armv7hl.rpm18.25 KB06/01/2015 - 22:26
File carconnections-0.1-2.armv7hl.rpm18.63 KB15/01/2015 - 15:41
File carconnections-0.1-4.armv7hl.rpm18.85 KB10/06/2015 - 10:14
File carconnections-0.1-5.armv7hl.rpm18.88 KB16/06/2015 - 17:01
File carconnections-0.1-6.armv7hl.rpm18.89 KB26/07/2015 - 10:32
File carconnections-0.1-7.armv7hl.rpm18.83 KB12/10/2015 - 23:38
File carconnections-0.1-8.armv7hl.rpm19.08 KB15/10/2015 - 14:50

- Compatible with last system update (


mano's picture

Thanks, haven't tried yet, becasue most important setting for me was 'mcetool -I stay-dim-with-charger'.

Do you think you want to implement this? user-changabel beeing activated/dsactivated together with Car-mode?



Schturman's picture

It can be implemented into the Display setting by patch, like it have Keep display on while charging.