Pictures of your phone mounting solutions

Discussion in 'Clio 200T Area' started by Jay's Eye View, Mar 30, 2017.

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  1. Jay's Eye View

    Jay's Eye View Paid Member

    61
    Swindon
    2015 LY 200T
    In my old car, I had a mount that sat in the CD slot and this worked great with my rather large LG V20. However, with the 200T not having a CD slot, I need to get something else.

    At the moment my phone just lives in the cubby by the SD card slot, when I'm in the car. But that isn't practical if I want to use Google Maps. Having just spent 10 minutes in the car holding my phone up to various parts of the dash and interior, I can't work out where the phone should go let alone pick which type of bracket to get.

    What have you guys got?
     

  2. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

    Heathrow
    220T TROPHY
    Glove box use TomTom maps in the car and Bluetooth
     
  3. CallorFold

    CallorFold Platinum Member

    889
    Racing Blue 197
    I bought this recently which I really rate; https://www.amazon.co.uk/Anker-Hold...qid=1490900035&sr=8-1&keywords=anker+air+vent

    I have it attached to the vent just to left of the steering wheel in the center of the car. It's close to the 12v socket so you dont need cables running everywhere. Personally much prefer it to a windscreen mount as it's far easier to reach and easy to give the odd tap on WAZE as and when I need to
     
  4. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

    Heathrow
    220T TROPHY
    Glove box save on points and cash
     
  5. CallorFold

    CallorFold Platinum Member

    889
    Racing Blue 197
    SatNav isn't going to be of much use in the glovebox now is it...
     
  6. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

    Heathrow
    220T TROPHY
    Mine on a screen just too the left as is the man that is asking bud
     
  7. CallorFold

    CallorFold Platinum Member

    889
    Racing Blue 197
    Seem's odd to be asking about mounting a phone to use Google Maps if the car has built in SatNav... unless I'm missing something?
     
  8. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

    Heathrow
    220T TROPHY
    Yep 200t
     
  9. Chris

    Chris Bad cop Administrator

    Just mount it on the screen to the right of the steering wheel? Out the way...?
     
  10. Jay's Eye View

    Jay's Eye View Paid Member

    61
    Swindon
    2015 LY 200T
    You're right, but on occasion, I would like to use Google Maps instead. For example on the meet yesterday, when we were all trying to follow a route that had been plotted on Google Maps. Or as I don't have a live subscription for the sat nav in the car, I want live traffic information on my route.
     
  11. Jay's Eye View

    Jay's Eye View Paid Member

    61
    Swindon
    2015 LY 200T
    Possibly an option, not a huge fan of screen mounted holders though
     
  12. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    We use a screen mounted one mate. I never thought I'd get on with it at all but it didn't take long before I just didn't even notice it was there.
     
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  13. Micah

    Micah Clumsy McButterfingers Moderator

    Kent
    Clio 220 Trophy
  14. Big Ben

    Big Ben Paid Member

    Herts
    197
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  15. Micah

    Micah Clumsy McButterfingers Moderator

    Kent
    Clio 220 Trophy
    Is what it is, mate. :wink:
     
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  16. Midri

    Midri

    4
    Clio 200T
    I got the Brodit one. Used to have the Kenu Airframe Plus but my phone kept tapping against the back of the R-Link housing which was a real annoyance when doing trackdays.


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  17. FramerateUK

    FramerateUK

    21
    220 Trophy/Caterham
    I'm using the Brodit mount that Midri has pictured, but instead of using the phone holder, I've instead mounted a Spigen magnet onto it instead, and just magnetically attach my phone. I've been doing this for years and it means that I can use cases with my phone and the magnet is strong enough to pull through.

    I did have a Kenu for a while, but it got in the way too much.
     

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