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Dual DMH25 Wi-Fi® Dongle

Mirror your smartphone's screen with compatible multimedia receivers

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Overview

Our take on the Dual DMH25 Wi-Fi® Dongle

Your smartphone lets you tap into a wealth of information, including useful features like navigation. Wouldn't it be great if you could mirror what's on your phone's screen on your in-dash receiver's display? With a compatible receiver with rear HDMI and USB inputs, Dual's DMH25 DualCast Wi-Fi dongle allows you to do just that.

Mirror your smartphone via Wi-Fi

Your smartphone lets you tap into a wealth of information, including useful features like navigation. Wouldn't it be great if you could mirror what's on your phone's screen on your in-dash receiver's display? With a compatible receiver with rear HDMI and USB inputs, Dual's DMH25 DualCast Wi-Fi dongle allows you to do just that.

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The DMH25 plugs into the HDMI and USB inputs on your compatible receiver, then communicates with your smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi. The device supports up to 1080p video streaming so you'll enjoy crystal-clear images. And it works with most Apple or Android devices, supporting Miracast, Airplay, Airplay Mirroring, and the DLNA standards. It will work with any receiver with rear HDMI and USB inputs. Warranty: 1 year.

What's in the Box:

  • DualCast WiFi A/V dongle
  • 43" MicroUSB-to-USB cable
  • 6" HDMI extension cable
  • Installation/Owner's Manual
Reviews

Dual DMH25 Wi-Fi® Dongle Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(19 Reviews)

Dual DMH25 Wi-Fi® Dongle

Guillermo from Denton, TX on 2/10/2019

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Its ok.. not impress with the resulds

Pros: Picture looks ok Easy to i stall

Cons: Skips audio and the pictures its Not that great

Crutchfield response on 2/11/2019 Guillermo, we're sorry you're disappointed with your Wi-Fi dongle. Whenever you are not completely satisfied with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.

Dual DMH25 Wi-Fi® Dongle

Jason from Aurora, IL on 1/18/2018

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works really well disappointed no sound with the mirroring

Pros: Does exactly as described easy to instal and use

Cons: No sound with mirroring

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Crutchfield customer from New Rochelle, NY on 11/21/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It works with iPhone se. It just takes some hoops to get iphone to show the dmh25 on the list for AirPlay/mirroring

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brendan from North Platte, NE on 5/15/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works great,easy to install.

Pros: Works with Samsung s6

Cons: None

Seems to Work

Jesika from Wilmington, MA on 3/26/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

My main concern is with the paltry instructions that go with the product. I still haven't managed to get it running properly, and had to ask Crutchfield tech support for assistance. The most they could do was send me a Youtube video. I have since followed these additional instructions and will retry setting it up properly. The part of it that worked, worked appropriately.

Pros: Depending on where you buy it, can be very expensive or reasonable. Small, fits inside my glovebox well.

Cons: Manual/instructions leave a lot to be desired. Requires copious hunting around to find it for a decent price.

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Crutchfield customer from Rancho Cordova, CA on 2/22/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Again an update on my iPhone and now mirroring no longer works, The support website firmware website has a zip file that is no good, you bring it to their attention and they say its working fine. I downloaded the firmware zip file to 3 different computers and every download will not open. Company fail, I wish I never bought the unit. Its a great idea but the company supporting it really does not care.

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steve from Newark, DE on 2/21/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works great. NO more Wires

Pros: No more wires, fits in glove box.

Cons: NONE

Great add on

Frank from Erie, PA on 1/23/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great for connecting my Samsung s5. No wires for mirror option on my radio. Awsome!

Pros: Small and easy install

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Folsom, CA on 11/6/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The product was good for a few months until apple did an upgrade then the unit did not work. I contacted the company that made the unit and said to do the firmware upgrade, well I hate doing firmware upgrades because if it fails in the middle of the process the dongle is useless.. well that is what happens, so I spend good money for crap, don't buy this unit until they fix the problems. I am still trying to contact the vendor and I am sure they will say I am out of luck because this is the customer service of today. They sell you a product but when you need help then no one is there..

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Crutchfield response on 11/15/2016 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Richmond, VA on 10/28/2016

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Does not work !

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Crutchfield response on 10/31/2016 Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to this customer to issue an apology and help him further. We'll either help him get this working the way it should, or help him return it for a refund.

Ok

Samantha from milford, MA on 3/28/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Not a bad little device but I would like to know if there is a way to make the mirror image on my radio bigger, the screen that pops up is the same size as my phone

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Cons: Small screen view

Mirror mirror in my dash - what is this piece of crap?

Matthew from scottsdale, AZ on 3/21/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I chose my stereo based on this device working and reviews from others. The stereo is descent but this dongle is worthless. I have a little more time to try and get it to work on some device before I return it but for now it is a total waste of time and money. TIME being valuable to me, it is very frustrating. A wifi connected appliance should only take 5 minutes to set up. I have like 15 hours over the last 2 weeks trying to get this to work on 2 different exact radios. I believe the firmware needs updated to meet latest OS enhancements.

Pros: loooks great

Cons: doesnt mirror at all. It connects to WIFI but never mirriors. Android or iPhone - 5 different phones/tablets. iPhones all iOS 9 Androids are Lolipop. The manual and help from the manufacturer are quite limited. Will return device

Firmware Update - doesn't work?

Frustrated from Nebraska on 1/15/2016

I'm not a software developer, but I can typically stumble my way through downloading, unzipping and installing a USB driver, and then updating firmware. I've had issues with the driver download and firmware update from the beginning with regards to the DMH 25, attempting after Dec 25 2015 from the Dual website. Their support team has been unable to help (a lot of back and forth, with extended delays) and the dongle still will not work with iOS 9. Crutchfield, do you have support outside of the directions that were provided by Dual with the product? They obviously show how the product should work, and not how it does work.

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Cons: Firmware update process iOS 9 compatibility

Crutchfield response on 1/19/2016 If you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase this from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums. Or try our online support center.

Won't mirror screen with out it

Harold from Connecticut on 11/5/2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy install simple plug and go.

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Mirror/Cast works great! Using with Axxera AV6225BH, very easy to inst

Josh K. from Pennsylvania on 10/29/2015

Very easy to setup and works great! On my Moto X Pure Edition running Android 5.1.1 I can cast using Display - Cast Screen. And it still allows me to use my phones 3G/LTE connection. Using with my Axxera AV6225BH, and loving it! My one and only complaint is that I have to keep my phones screen on to continue casting, if I turn of the screen it stops casting. Not a huge problem I can keep it plugged in.

Pros: Wireless, Quick and Easy, Great for Google Map Navigation

Cons: I have to keep my phones screen on to continue casting, if I turn of the screen it stops casting.

Disappointed

whelan from Illinois on 10/26/2015

Disappointed. The DMH-25 is NOT compatible with Apple IOS +9.0 when trying to mirror displays. Dual Customer Service is anything but. They are more interested in pointing the finger at Apple (which is fine if they would actually help to resolve the issue). I could not endorse or recommend this product.

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Cons: False advertising. Poor customer service.

Crutchfield response on 10/27/2015 In December, 2015, Dual released an firmware update to address the iOS 9 mirroring issue listed in several reviews. The updated firmware can be downloaded from the Dual site.

iOS9 is an Apple issue

Maty McF from California on 10/20/2015

iOS 9 is the problem for this unit not working properly. Do not upgrade to iOS9 if you have an Apple TV or any other Mirroring device. The mirror issues are with Apple and not the hardware.

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Crutchfield response on 12/11/2015 In December, 2015, Dual released an firmware update to address the iOS 9 mirroring issue listed in several reviews. The updated firmware can be downloaded from the Dual site.

Doesn't update

AlX from Texas on 10/15/2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Cannot use this product due to IOS 9 with iPhone. IOS 8 was working perfectly but now I cannot use it. Fix this please

Pros: great product when is working

Cons: lacks updates

Crutchfield response on 12/11/2015 In December, 2015, Dual released an firmware update to address the iOS 9 mirroring issue listed in several reviews. The updated firmware can be downloaded from the Dual site.

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spence k from atlanta georgia on 6/10/2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Cool product, works great with the screen mirroring, sound quality when streaming through it is bad, I use the bluetooth connection on my radio for my music but I enjoy being able to display my navigation with the screen mirroring

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Product Research

Feature

Compatibility: The DMH25 DualCast WiFi dongle wirelessly connects your Android smartphone or Apple iPhone to your in-dash multimedia receiver equipped with a rear-panel HDMI input and USB port. The DMH25 will support Android smartphones with Jelly Bean 4.2 or newer and Apple iPhones with iOS 4.2 or newer.

Mirroring Technology: The DMH25 DualCast WiFi dongle allows you to mirror your Android smartphone's or Apple iPhone's screen on your compatible receiver's touchscreen display. 

  • Mirrored Content: You'll be able to mirror the display of your compatible Apple iPhone or Android smartphone, watch select video content (not DRM protected), listen to audio from stored music and music apps, as well as display navigation maps and hear voice prompts from your in-dash receiver.
  • Smartphone Control: Select in-dash receivers with the "mirroring" feature offer control through its LCD touchscreen, while others do not and require that you continue to use your smartphone's touchscreen for control.
Note: Some receiver's will require the parking brake be engaged for mirroring, while others do not.

Connectivity: The DMH25 DualCast WiFi Dongle requires wired (HDMI + USB) & wireless (WiFi) connectivity.

  • HDMI + USB Port: The dongle plugs into the rear-panel HDMI and USB inputs of your in-dash multimedia receiver.
  • Built-in WiFi: The dongle features a built-in WiFi receiver which wirelessly communicates with your Android smartphone or Apple iPhone via 2.4GHz WiFi.

Miracast, Airplay, and DLNA Compatible: The DMH25 DualCast WiFi Dongle supports the following wireless standards - Miracast & DLNA for Android, plus AirPlay & AirPlay Mirroring for iPhone.

1080p Video Streaming: The DMH25 DualCast WiFi Dongle supports up to 1080p video streaming. Due to DRM licensing restrictions on iPhone devices, video cannot be mirrored from content providers who post DRM licensed videos.

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Q & A

Customer Q&A

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Why did you buy this?

Advice from Advisor Mick [ Harry  Nov 28, 2018 ]
I chose this item because I purchased a double din car stereo and installed a rear view camera, and I wanted to be able to mirror my smart phone onto the car stereo. This item is what the stereo manufacturer recommends. [ Lonnie  Apr 10, 2017 ]
It worked with my Samsung Galaxy S7 and my Axxera radio. [ Robert  Dec 06, 2016 ]
I have an Axxera AV6336MB installed and I would like to add DualMirror capability for my android phone. [ Krystyna  Nov 17, 2016 ]
This device allows you to wirelessly connect your phone to the head unit, cool [ Thomas  Sep 01, 2016 ]
Because I like the product.... [ Samuel  Aug 07, 2016 ]
I purchased the Axxera AV6116Bi It is installed my truck and works great. I am adding the DMH25 to my unit to have a better wireless connection solution. It will be conning to my iphone5. . [ Dennis  Jul 25, 2016 ]
Saw it reviewed on 5 star car stereo and liked it. [ RASHAUN  May 22, 2016 ]
I want to be able to mirror my phone to my radio [ Tonya  Mar 29, 2016 ]
I hate visible wires. So to me the extra money is worth it. [ Daniel  Mar 26, 2016 ]
Because I have Dual stereo [ Arthur  Mar 20, 2016 ]
very good idea will see how it works [ Pawel  Mar 14, 2016 ]
only one available and only thing available to play my ipod wireless [ stuck n i cant get out  Mar 01, 2016 ]
Ease of installation [ gabe  Dec 04, 2015 ]

6 questions already asked

The Dual DMH25 Wi-Fi dongle is designed to work with aftermarket video receivers that feature HDMI and USB inputs--unfortunately the Alpine ICS-X7HD does not have the HDMI input needed to work with the Dual dongle. For more details or to discuss further, please feel free to get in touch with an Advisor directly by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. [ Larry  Aug 29, 2018 ]  Staff
I bought a new phone with android 7 after installing this dongle. I can Bluetooth music and calls, and get verbal instructions from the waze app for directions but I have never been able to get my phones display to show on the head unit with the added a 2din unit. Maybe you can teach me something:) [ william  Jun 20, 2018 ]
The first thing to do is look at the specs for your radio. I bought the Axxera unit, and it specifies 'dual mirror'. If it doesn't specify, then the functionality of this dongle may not be as full as you would wish. [ Mike  May 18, 2018 ]
Not sure if this is what you're referring to but when your phone is mounted vertically the on dash screen had bars on the side. When I rotated the phone horizontally, it filled the screen. That being said I've had problems with my Axxera and the sound dropping out and the audio not syncing with movies (Netflix). Unfortunately Crutchfield blew off my issues claiming it was the speakers even though the professional install shop checked it out and it wasn't. I called several times and Crutchfield basically said, "oh well". To Axxera's credit they replaced the unit and alas, no audio drop outs, other unit was defective (after the fact i found other reviews with same issue). The dongle and unit always seemed to have a hard time connecting. Ive since removed the dongle becauze it would mess up between phone, WiFi, hands free,.etc. I would spend a little more and get a better head unit and set up. So short long, phone rotated length wise will fill reciever picture full screen. Axxera had great customer service but I don't care for the units video, audio is awesome. Crutchfield who I've used for several items was a huge disappointment with my Axxera experience. Hope it helps. [ David  Jun 20, 2017 ]
I have that exact wifi Dongle with my Axxera car receiver and it works perfectly with my Samsung S7. It fills the screen entirely. Every app I use fills the screen. Watch ESPN, Google Maps, Netflix, etc. [ nicholas  Jun 20, 2017 ]
i had the same problem. first make sure the Dongle will work with your cell. but all I did was hit reset button on Dongle and it worked. never had any problem after that [ STEVE J  Feb 28, 2017 ]
I have the Pixel XL and have the exact same problem. I'm guessing it's an issue with Android 7.1 or the dmh25 needs a firmware update. I haven't tried updating the firmware yet or if there is even a way to update it. [ Ryan  Feb 28, 2017 ]
If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Krissy  Feb 28, 2017 ]  Staff
i dont think so. [ STEVE J  Feb 28, 2017 ]
If you can hard wire it and it works then a dongle will work. As long as the radio is capable of mirroring your phone. [ keith  Feb 21, 2017 ]