You can access and play music from your digital music player over your vehicle's speaker system using the system's media menu or voice commands. You can also sort and play your music by specific categories, for example artist and album.
Note:  The system is capable of indexing up to 6,000 songs.
SYNC is capable of hosting nearly any digital media player including: iPod®, Zune™, plays from device players, and most USB drives. SYNC also supports the following audio formats MP3, WMA, WAV and ACC.
Connecting Your Digital Media Player to the USB Port
Note:  If your digital media player has a power switch, make sure you switch it on before plugging it in.
To Connect Using Voice Commands
Plug the device into the USB port. See  USB Port
 
Press the voice button and when prompted say:

Voice command  Action and Description 
USB [1]
You can now play music by saying any of the appropriate voice commands. See Media voice commands. 

You do not need to say words that appear within square brackets. For example, for where USB[1]appears, you can say USB or USB one.
To Connect Using the System Menu
Plug the device into the USB port. See  USB Port
Press the AUX button, then the Menu button to enter the Media Menu.
You can then scroll to:

Message  Action and Description 
SELECT SRC
Press the OK button. 
SYNC USB
Press the OK button.  Depending on how many digital media files are on your connected device, the following message may appear in the radio display.  
Indexing…
When indexing is complete, the screen returns to the Play menu. You can then select one of the following:  
PLAY ALL
ARTISTS
ALBUMS
GENRES
PLAYLISTS
TRACKS
EXPLORE USB
SIMILARMUSIC
RETURN
Exit the current menu. 

What's Playing?
When a track is playing, you can ask the system to tell you what is currently playing.
Press the voice button and when prompted say:

Voice command  Action and Description 
Whats This? | Whats Playing?
The system reads the metadata tags of the playing track, and if the metadata tags are populated, the system will tell you what track is playing. 

You can say any of the voice commands that appear within open and close brackets that are separated by |. For example, where; (what's | what is) appears you say; what's or what is.
You must say any of the voice commands that appear outside of open and close brackets. For example, where text shows: (what's | what is) playing, you must say; "what's playing" or "what is playing".
Media Voice Commands
Press the voice button and when prompted say any of the following:

Voice command 
USB [1]
You can then say any of the following 
[Phone] Connections | [Media] Connections | [Bluetooth] Connections
Pause
Play
Play All
Play Artist ___
1,2  
Play Album ___
1,2  
Play Genre ___
1,2  
[Play] Next Folder
3  
[Play] Next Track | [Play] Next Song
Play Playlist ___
1,2  
[Play] Previous Folder
3  
[Play] Previous Track | [Play] Previous Song
[Play] Next Track | [Play] Next Song
1,2  
Repeat [On]
Repeat Off
Shuffle [On]
Shuffle Off
Search Album ___
1,2  
Search Artist ___
1,2  
Search Genre ___
The system searches all the data from your indexed music and, if available, begins to play the chosen type of music. You can only play genres of music which are present in the GENRE metadata tags that you have on your digital media player.   1,2  
Search Track ___ | Search Song ___
The system searches for a specific artist/track/album from the music indexed through the USB port.  1,2  
Refine album ___
This allows you to make your previous command more specific. By using this command you can filter though a previous selection, such as an artist to play only specific album.  1,2  
Similar Music
The system compiles a playlist and then plays similar music to what is currently playing from the USB port using indexed metadata information. 
Autoplay Off
Autoplay [on]
Turn autoplay on to listen to music processed during indexing. Turn autoplay off to allow the indexing process to finish before the system plays any of your music.  

1 ___ is a dynamic listing, meaning that it could be the name of anything, such as a group, artist or song. For example you could say "Play artist The Beatles".
2 This voice command is not available until indexing is complete.
3 This voice command is only available in folder mode.
Bluetooth Audio Command Guide
Press the voice button and say:

Voice command 
Bluetooth Audio
You can then say any of the following: 
[Phone] Connections | [Media] Connections | [Bluetooth] Connections
Pause
Play
[Play] Next Track | [Play] Next Song
[Play] Previous Track | [Play] Previous Song

Media Menu Features
The media menu allows you to select your media source, how to play your music, for example by artist, genre, shuffle or repeat, and to add, connect or delete devices.
Press the AUX button, then the Menu button to enter the Media Menu.
You can then scroll to:

Message  Action and Description 
PLAY MENU
Play your music by artist, album, genre, playlists, tracks, similar music or to simply, play all. You can also choose to Explore USB to view the supported digital music files on your playing device.   See Play Menu later in this section for more information. 
Select one of the following:  
SELECT SRC
SYNC USB
Press the OK button to access music plugged into your USB port. You can also plug in devices to charge them (if supported by your device). Once connected, the system indexes any readable media files.1  
SYNC BT
Press the OK button. This is a phone-dependent feature that allows you to stream music playing on your Bluetooth-enabled phone. If supported by your device, you can press seek to play the previous or next track. 
SYNC LINE IN
Press the OK button to select and play music from your portable music player over your vehicle's speakers.2  
(If Equipped) 
MEDIA SETTIN
Choose to shuffle or repeat your music and select your Autoplay settings. Once you turn these selections on, they remain on until you turn them off. Press SEEK to play the previous or next track.3  
SHUFFLE
Press the OK button to shuffle available media files in the current playlist. To shuffle all media tracks, you must select Play All in the play menu and then select Shuffle. 
REPEAT
Press the OK button to repeat any song. 
AUTOPLAY
Press the OK button to turn autoplay on to listen to music processed during indexing. Turn autoplay off to allow the indexing process to finish before the system plays any of your music.4  
APPLICATIONS
Interact with SYNC-capable mobile applications on your smartphone. 
SYS SETTINGS
Access available Bluetooth Device menu listings as well as Advanced menu listings. 
EXIT MENU
Press OK to exit the media menu. 

1The time required to complete this depends on the size of the media the system needs to index. If autoplay is on, you can listen to media processed during indexing. If autoplay is off, you cannot listen to music until the system finishes indexing media. SYNC is capable of indexing thousands of average size media and notifies you if it reaches the maximum indexing file size.
2If you have already connected a device to the USB port, you cannot access the line in feature. Some digital media players require both USB and line in ports to stream data and music separately.
3Some digital media players require both USB and line in ports to stream data and music separately.
4Indexing times can vary from device to device and with regard to the number of songs the system needs to process.
Accessing Your Play Menu
This menu allows you to select and play your media by artist, album, genre, playlist, track, similar music or even to explore what is on your USB device.
Make sure that your device is plugged into the USB port and is turned on.
Press the AUX button, then the Menu button to enter the Media Menu.
You can then scroll to select:

Message  Action and Description 
PLAY MENU
Press the OK button.  
If there are no media files to access, the display indicates there is no media. If there are media files, you have the following options: 
PLAY ALL
Press the OK button. The first track title appears in the display.  Play all indexed media (tracks) from your playing device in flat file mode, one at a time in numerical order. 
ARTISTS
Sort all indexed media by artist. Once selected, the system lists and then plays all artists and tracks alphabetically. If there are fewer than 255 indexed artists, the system lists them alphabetically in flat file mode. If there are more than 255, the system categorizes them alphabetically. 
  • Press the OK button. You can select to play all artists or any indexed artist.
  • Scroll to choose the desired artist. Press the OK button.
ALBUMS
Sort all indexed media by albums. If there are fewer than 255 indexed albums, the system lists them alphabetically in flat file mode. If there are more than 255, the system categorizes them alphabetically. 
  • Press the OK button. You can enter the album menu and select from playing all albums or from any individual indexed album.
  • Scroll to choose the desired album. Press the OK button.
GENRES
Sort indexed music by genre (category) type. SYNC lists the genres alphabetically in flat file mode. If there are more than 255, the system categorizes them alphabetically. 
  • Press the OK button.
  • Scroll to select the desired genre. Press the OK button.
PLAYLISTS
Access your playlists from formats ASX, M3U, WPL or MTP. The system lists your playlists alphabetically in flat file mode. If there are more than 255, the system categorizes them alphabetically. 
  • Press the OK button.
  • Scroll to select the desired playlist. Press the OK button.
TRACKS
Search for and play a specific indexed track. SYNC lists your tracks alphabetically in flat file mode. If there are more than 255, the system categorizes them alphabetically. 
  • Press the OK button.
  • Scroll to select the desired track. Press the OK button.
EXPLORE USB
Explore all supported digital media on your media device connected to the USB port. You can only view media content which is compatible with SYNC; other files saved are not visible. 
  • Press the OK button.
  • Scroll to explore indexed media on your flash drive.
SIMILARMUSIC
Play music similar to what is currently playing from the USB port. The system uses the metadata information of each song to compile a playlist for you.*  
  • Press the OK button.
  • The system creates a new list of similar songs and begins playing. This feature does not include tracks with incomplete metadata information. Press the OK button.
RETURN
Exit the current menu. 

*With certain playing devices, if your metadata tags are not populated, the tracks are not available in voice recognition, play menu or similar music. However, if you place these tracks onto your playing device in "Mass Storage Device Mode", they are available in voice recognition, play menu browsing and similar music. The system places Unknown items into any unpopulated metadata tag.
System Settings
System settings provide access to your Bluetooth Devices and Advanced menu features.
Bluetooth Devices
The Bluetooth Devices menu allows you to enable, disable, add, connect and delete a Bluetooth device.
Press the AUX button, then the Menu button to enter the Media Menu.
You can then scroll to:

Message  Action and Description 
SYS SETTINGS
Press the OK button. 
BT DEVICES
Press the OK button. 
You can then select one of the following:  
ADD DEVICE
Pair more devices to the system.*  
  • Press the OK button. When find SYNC appears in the display, press the OK button again.
  • Follow the directions in your phone's manual to put your phone into discovery mode. A six-digit PIN appears in the display.
  • When prompted on your phone's six-digit display, enter the PIN.
Connect BT
Connect a previously paired Bluetooth-enabled phone. 
  • Press OK to select and view a list of devices.
  • Scroll until the desired device is chosen and press OK to connect the device.
BT ON/OFF
Turn the Bluetooth feature on and off.**  
  • Press the OK button and scroll to toggle between on and off.
  • Make a selection and press the OK button.
DEL DEVICE
Delete a paired media device. 
  • Press the OK button and scroll to select the device.
  • Press the OK button to confirm.
DELETE ALL
Delete all previously paired devices. 
  • Press the OK button.
  • Press the OK button to confirm.
RETURN
Exit the current menu. 

*This is a speed-dependent feature. It is only available when your vehicle is traveling at 3 mph (5 km/h) or less.
**Setting Bluetooth to off disconnects all Bluetooth devices and turns off all Bluetooth features.
Advanced
The Advanced menu allows you to access and set prompts, languages, defaults and perform a master reset.
Press the AUX button, then the Menu button to enter the Media Menu.
You can then scroll to:

Message  Action and Description 
SYS SETTINGS
Press the OK button. 
ADVANCED
Press the OK button. 
You can then select one of the following:  
PROMPTS
Have SYNC guide you by asking questions, helpful hints or ask you for a specific action. 
  • Press the OK button and scroll to toggle between on and off.
  • Make a selection and press the OK button. SYNC takes you back to the Advanced menu.
LANGUAGES
Choose from the available languages. The displays and prompts are in the selected language. 
  • Press the OK button and scroll through the available languages.
  • Press the OK button when the desired language appears in the display.
  • If you change the language setting, the display indicates that the system is updating. When complete, SYNC takes you back to the Advanced menu.
DEFAULTS
Return to the factory default settings. This selection does not erase your indexed information, for example phonebook, call history, text messages and paired devices. 
  • Press the OK button.
  • Press the OK button. When restore defaults appears in the display, press the OK button again to confirm.
MASTER RESET
Completely erase all information stored on SYNC. All phonebook, call history, text messages and all paired devices will be deleted and the system will return to the factory default settings. 
INSTALL APP
Download available software applications through the USB port. 
RETURN
Exit the current menu. 

2016 Fusion Energi, Fusion Hybrid Owner's Manual