Steering wheel with voice commands icon

SYNC® with Voice-Activated Navigation voice commands offer hands-free control of a wide range of in-vehicle and external systems.12

Voice command categories

  • Category
    Commands
  • Entertainment
    Commands for music and media systems:
  • Commands for music and media systems: AM/FM radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, CD/DVD player, Jukebox, USB media player, Bluetooth® Audio, and auxiliary devices30,25

  • Phone
    Commands for calling, text messaging, and changing phone settings
  • See Exploring Phone by voice

  • Information

    Commands for using SYNC Services and SiriusXM Travel Link to get information and directions129

  • See Exploring Information by voice

  • Navigation
    Commands for using the Voice-Activated Navigation system
  • See Exploring Navigation by voice

Global voice commands

  • Action
    Commands
  • Go back one step in the voice dialogue
    "Back"
  • Hear valid commands for the current step in the voice dialogue
    "Help"
  • End any voice session in progress
    "Cancel"
  • "Exit"
  • Switch to the SYNC menu: Phone, USB, Bluetooth Audio, and Line In
    "SYNC"
  • Switch to the Voice-Activated Navigation menu: Radio, Sirius Travel Link, Jukebox, CD/DVD, Navigation
    "Main Menu"
  • Hear a brief tutorial on using SYNC
    "Tutorial"
  • Have a Vehicle Health Report sent to your SYNC Owner account
    "Vehicle Health Report"

SYNC Voice Settings commands

  • Action
    Commands
  • Change voice interaction level
    "SYNC" | pause | "Voice settings" | pause | "Interaction mode [standard/advanced]"
  • Turn on/off confirmation prompts
    "SYNC" | pause | "Voice settings" | pause | "Confirmation prompts [on/off]"
  • Turn on/off the listing of "candidates" when SYNC finds several selections matching your request
    "SYNC" | pause | "Voice settings" | pause | "[Phone/Media] candidate lists [on/off]"
  • "SYNC" | pause | "Voice settings" | pause | "Media candidate lists off"
  • "SYNC" | pause | "Voice settings" | pause | "Phone candidate lists on"

Display commands

  • Action
    Commands
  • Turn on/off the display
    "Main menu" | pause | "Display Mode" | pause | "Display [on/off]"
  • Change the brightness of the display
    "Main menu" | pause | "Display Mode" | pause | "[Brighter/Dimmer]"
  • Use preset brightness levels
    "Main menu" | pause | "Display Mode" | pause | "[Day/Night]"
  • Adjust brightness relative to outside conditions
    "Main menu" | pause | "Display Mode" | pause | "Auto"

User Profile commands

  • Action
    Commands
  • Create a new user profile
    "Main menu" | pause | "User profile" | pause | "Create user profile [1/2]"
  • Use an existing user profile
    "Main menu" | pause | "User profile" | pause | "Select user profile [1/2]"
  • Change an existing user profile
    "Main menu" | pause | "User profile" | pause | "Edit user profile [1/2]"
  • Delete a user profile
    "Main menu" | pause | "User profile" | pause | "Delete user profile [1/2]"

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