You can tell Google to send a text message or read you one that you received through SMS or other compatible apps. For Hangouts messages, you can receive and reply just like a text message. Missed messages appear as notifications on the notification center . To listen to missed message, select the notification.
My Honda Civic no longer allows me to access text messages from my Classic via bluetooth anymore. Bluetooth functionality still works well with media and phone book/calls though. I've had the same car for 18 months; I had no text message issues with my Bold 9900 and my Classic worked fine for the first month, but now I no longer get notifications.
Get this - since I upgraded to ICS, my text messages are read out loud to me. But only from certain people. This has real possibilities, like when I am in the car, using hands free. How would I set the phone so I could speak and send a text while driving? How could I set the phone so ALL text messages are read to me?
Activate your Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant using the phone button on your steering wheel. Listen to Messages Say 'Read Text' to listen to a message and 'Next Text' to hear any other messages stored in your NissanConnect℠ system. Reply/Send a Message Replying or sending a new text is easy.
To turn the text feature on first connect your device via bluetooth to your car's compatible multimedia centre as you would do normally to make hands free calls. Then on your iphone go to your bluetooth settings,select the connection for your car, click the blue circle exclamation point and the select "Show Notification" by toggling it on.
Siri can read your text messages to you in a human-like voice, and you can even respond to them using your voice, too. Now that's hands-free. Here's how to have Siri read your text messages out loud: Press and hold the Home button. After the short chime, you can give Siri a command. You can make the same request a number of different ways.