If you read some of the App Store reviews the app is very hit and miss with it working. Had the same issue with mine, never bother to pay after the 1 year trial. There is other topics on this forum of all the issues with Uconnect app and customer service and services.
The 5 “rolling” balls always shown on my screen when every it was last on the nav screen versus any other screen view when first starting up the vehicle. I believe you have to accept an update before it’ll happen. Not for sure though.
It’s not just the Ram trucks with constant issues with the app according to a lot of recent reviews from the App Store. The one thing I do miss about my GMC was their app, never a problem with It unlike SiriusXM Guardian.
-15F this morning, used key fob to start. Once I get in to hit the run/start button mine will always slow down on fan speed until it warms up then increase in speed. Set on auto and 72 degree. Only let it run about a minute before getting in and going.