To use any of the phone features for SYNC® with Voice-Activated Navigation—such as making a call, receiving a text message, or using SYNC Services—you must first connect, or "pair," your Bluetooth®-enabled phone. Pairing is what allows Bluetooth devices to communicate securely with each other.
Please note that SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation can make and receive calls using only one paired phone at a time.12,25
There are a few things you should do before starting step 1:
Turn on your
Enable your phone’s Bluetooth® feature and make your phone discoverable.
Select Phone with the radio or steering wheel button or touchscreen to access the Phone Menu.
Touch Settings on the touchscreen.
If this is the first phone to be paired, this will be a pop-up; otherwise, touch the Settings tab.
If other previously paired Bluetooth-enabled phones or media players are turned on during the pairing process, SYNC will list them on the screen.
A six-digit number will display on the screen for three minutes, during which time SYNC actively seeks the same number from your phone.
Upon successful pairing, SYNC displays a message confirming that the phone is connected.
You'll usually find Bluetooth®, the wireless technology that allows your device to connect to SYNC, on your mobile device through the Main menu> Settings> Wireless and Networks> Bluetooth.
Once you access Bluetooth settings, choose discoverable or hands-free. Consult your device manual instructions for how to enable Bluetooth and make your device discoverable. You may also need to scan for devices on your mobile phone.25