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Item  Menu Item 
Clock
Display
Sound
Vehicle
Settings
Help

Clock
  Under this menu, you can set the clock, access and adjust the display, sound and vehicle settings as well as access settings for specific modes or the help feature.
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Clock
Press the + or - to adjust the time.  From this screen, you can also make other adjustments such as 12-hour or 24-hour mode, activate GPS time synchronization and have the system automatically update new time zones.  You can also switch the outside air temperature display off and on. It appears at the top center of the touchscreen, next to the time and date. 

Note:  You cannot manually set the date. Your vehicle’s GPS does this for you.
Note:  If the battery has been disconnected, your vehicle needs to acquire a GPS signal to update the clock. Once your vehicle acquires the signal, it may take a few minutes for the update to display the correct time.
Display
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Display
 
Then select from the following:  
Auto Dim
When set to On, lets you use the automatic dimming feature.  When set to Off you are able to adjust the brightness of the screen. 
Brightness
Make the screen display brighter or dimmer. 
Mode
Allows you to switch the display off. It also allows you to set the screen to a certain brightness or have the system automatically change based on the outside light level.  If you also select: 
Auto
These features will allow you to adjust the dimming of your screen. 
Night
Auto Dim Manual Offset
Allows you to adjust screen dimming as the outside lighting conditions change from day to night. 
Edit Wallpaper
Allows you to display the default photo or upload your own. 

To make adjustments using the voice button, press the button and when prompted, say:

Voice command 
Display Settings

Uploading Photos for Your Home Screen Wallpaper
Note:  You cannot load photos directly from your camera. You must access the photos either from your USB mass storage device or from an SD card.
Note:  Photographs with extremely large dimensions (such as 2048 x 1536) may not be compatible and appear as a blank (black) image on the display.
The system allows you to upload and view up to 32 photos.
  To access, press:
To upload your photos, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Display
 
Edit Wallpaper
Follow the system prompts to upload your photographs. 

Only the photograph(s), which meet the following conditions display:
  • Compatible file formats are as follows: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BPM.
  • Each file must be 1.5 MB or less.
  • Recommended dimensions: 800 x 384.
Sound
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item 
Settings
Sound
Then select from the following:  
Bass
Midrange
Treble
Set Balance and Fade
Occupancy Mode
EQ Mode
Speed Compensated Volume

Note:  Your vehicle may not have all of these sound settings.
Vehicle
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item 
Settings
Vehicle
Then select from the following:  
Ambient Lighting
Vehicle Health Report
Camera Settings
Enable Valet Mode
Charge Port Light Ring

Ambient Lighting (If Equipped)
When you switch this feature on, ambient lighting illuminates footwells and cupholders with a choice of colors. To access and make adjustments:
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Vehicle
 
Ambient Lighting
 

  • You can then touch the desired color.
  • Use the scroll bar to increase or decrease the intensity.
  • To switch the feature on or off, press the power button.
Vehicle Health Report (If Equipped, US Only)
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Vehicle
 
Vehicle Health Report
 
Automatic Reminders
Turn on and off and set the mileage interval at which you would like to receive the reports. Press the ? for more information on these selections. 
Mileage Interval (Miles)
Run Vehicle Health Report Now
To run the vehicle health report immediately. 

You can find more information on Vehicle Health Report in this chapter.
Camera Settings
  This menu allows you to access settings for your rear view camera.
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Vehicle
 
Camera Settings
 
Then select from the following:  
Enhanced Park Aids
 
Rear Camera Delay
 

You can find more information on the rear view camera system in another chapter. See Parking Aids
Enable Valet Mode
  Valet mode allows you to lock the system. No information is accessible until the system is unlocked with the correct PIN.
Note:  If the system locks, and you need to reset the PIN, please contact the Customer Relationship Center. United States: 1-800-392-3673 Canada: 1-800-565-3673
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Vehicle
 
Enable Valet Mode
Then enter a four digit PIN twice, as prompted. 
Continue
After you press Continue the system locks until you enter the PIN again. 

Charge Point Light Ring (If Equipped)
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
 
Vehicle
 
Charge Port Light Ring
 
You can then select: 
On
Illuminates when plugging in, opening doors, pressing the unlock button on your remote and while charging. 
Off
Does not illuminate. 
Limited
Illuminates only when plugging in, opening doors, or pressing the unlock button on your remote. 

Note:  Details on the charge port light ring functions are in another chapter. See  General Information
Settings
Access and adjust system settings, voice features, as well as phone, navigation and wireless settings.
System
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
System
 
Then select from the following:  
Language
Select to have the touchscreen display in English, Spanish or French. 
Distance
Select to display units in kilometers or miles. 
Temperature
Select to display units in Celsius or Fahrenheit. 
System Prompt Volume
Adjust the volume of voice prompts from the system. 
Touch Screen Button Beep
Select to have the system beep to confirm choices made through the touchscreen. 
Keyboard Layout
Have the touchscreen keyboard display in QWERTY or ABC format. 
Install Applications
Install any downloaded applications or view the current software licenses. 
Master Reset
Select to restore factory defaults. This erases all personal settings and personal data. 

Voice Control
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
 
Voice Settings
 
Then select from the following:  
Interaction Mode
Standard interaction mode provides more detailed interaction and guidance. Advanced mode has less audible interaction and more tone prompts. 
Confirmation Prompts
Have the system ask you short questions if it has not clearly heard or understood your request.   Note: Even with confirmation prompts turned off, the system may occasionally ask you to confirm settings. 
Media Candidate Lists
Candidate lists are possible results from your voice commands. The system simply makes a best guess at your request with these turned off. 
Phone Candidate Lists
Candidate lists are possible results from your voice commands. The system simply makes a best guess at your request with these turned off. 
Voice Control Volume
This allows you to adjust the system’s voice volume level. 

Media Player
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Media Player
 
Then select from the following:  
Autoplay
When this feature is on, the system automatically switches to the media source upon initial connection. This allows you to listen to music during the indexing process. When this feature is off, the system does not automatically switch to the inserted media source. 
Bluetooth Devices
Select to connect, disconnect, add or delete a device. You can also set a device as your favorite so that the system automatically attempts to connect to that device at every ignition cycle. 
Index Bluetooth Audio Device
When this feature is on, the system automatically indexes media on your connected Bluetooth device. 
Gracenote® Database Info
This allows you to view the version level of the Gracenote Database. 
Gracenote® Management
With this feature on, the Gracenote Database supplies metadata information for your music files. This overrides information from your device. This feature defaults to off. 
Cover Art Priority
With this feature on, the Gracenote Database supplied cover art for your music files. This overrides any art from your device. This feature defaults to Media Player. 

Navigation
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Navigation
 
Then select from the following:  
Map Preferences
Turn breadcrumbs on and off. 
Have the system display your turn list top to bottom or bottom to top. 
Turn the Parking POI notification on and off. 
Turn estimated driving range rings on and off. 
Route Preferences
Select which type of route you want the system to display first. You can select from the following options: 
Shortest Route
Fastest Route
Eco Route
Always use Preferred Route
If set to yes, the system will only calculate a single route. This speeds up your destination entry process. 
Eco Time Penalty
This allows you to select the level of cost for the calculated Eco Route. The higher the setting, the longer the time allotment is for the route.This may incur a time penalty. 
Have the system avoid freeways. 
Have the system avoid toll roads. 
Have the system avoid ferries or car trains. 
Have the system use HOV (high-occupancy vehicle) lanes. 
Navigation Preferences
Have the system use guidance prompts. 
Have the system automatically fill-in State/Province information. 
Traffic Preferences
Have the system avoid traffic problems automatically. 
Turn traffic alert notifications on or off. 
Have the system display accident icons.  
Have the system display traffic jam icons. 
Have the system display closed roads. 
Have the system display areas where difficult driving conditions may occur. 
Have the system display areas where snow and ice on the road may occur. 
  Have the system display any smog alerts. 
Have the system display weather warnings. 
Have the system display where there may be reduced visibility. 
Have the system turn on your radio for traffic announcements. 
Avoid Areas
Enter specific areas that would like to avoid on planned navigation routes. 

Phone
 
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Message  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Phone
 
Then select from the following:  
Bluetooth Devices
Connect, disconnect, add or delete a device, as well as save it as a favorite. 
Bluetooth
Turn Bluetooth on and off. 
Do Not Disturb
Have all calls go directly to your voice mail and not ring inside your vehicle. With this feature turned on, text message notifications are also suppressed and do not ring inside your vehicle. 
911 Assist
Turn on or turn off the 911 Assist feature. See  Information.   
Phone Ringer
Select the type of notification for phone calls - ring tone, beep, text to speech or silent. 
Text Message Notification
Select the type of notification for text messages - alert tone, beep, text to speech, or have it be silent. 
Internet Data Connection
If compatible with your phone, you can adjust your internet data connection. Select to make your connection profile with the personal area network or to turn off your connection. You can also choose to adjust your settings or have the system always connect, never connect when roaming, or query on connect. Press ? for more information. 
Manage Phonebook
Access features, such as automatic phonebook download, re-download your phonebook, add contacts from your phone as well as delete or upload your phonebook. 
Roaming Warning
Have the system alert you when in Roaming mode. 

Wireless & Internet
  Your system has a Wi-Fi feature that creates a wireless network within your vehicle, thereby allowing other devices (such as personal computers or phones) in your vehicle to speak to each other, share files or play games. Using this Wi-Fi feature, everyone in your vehicle can also access the internet if you have a USB mobile broadband connection inside your vehicle, your phone supports personal area networking or if you park outside a wireless hotspot.
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Wireless & Internet   
Then select from the following:  
Wi-Fi Settings
Wi-Fi Network (Client) Mode
Turns the Wi-Fi feature on and off in your vehicle. Make sure you switch it on for connectivity purposes. 
Choose a Wireless Network
Allows you to use a previously stored wireless network. You can categorize by alphabetical listing, priority and signal strength. You can also choose to search for a network, connect to a network, disconnect from a network, receive more information, prioritize a network or delete a network. 
Gateway (Access Point) Mode
Makes SYNC an access point for a phone or a computer when turned on. This forms the local area network within your vehicle for things, such as game playing, file transfer and internet browsing. Press ? for more information. 
Gateway (Access Point) Settings
Allows you to view and change settings for using SYNC as the internet gateway. 
 
Gateway (Access Point) Devices List
Allows you to view recent connections to your Wi-Fi system. 
USB Mobile Broadband
Instead of using Wi-Fi, your system can also use a USB mobile broadband connection to access the internet. (You must switch on your mobile broadband device on your personal computer before connecting it to the system.) This screen allows you to set up what is your typical area for your USB mobile broadband connection. (USB mobile broadband settings may not display if the device is already on.) You can select the following: 
Country
Carrier
Phone Number
User Name
Password
Bluetooth Settings
Shows you the currently paired devices as well as giving you your typical Bluetooth options to connect, disconnect, set as favorite, delete and add device. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth SIG. 
Prioritize Connection Methods
Choose your connection methods and change them as needed. You can select to change order and have the system either always attempt to connect using a USB, mobile broadband, or using Wi-Fi. 

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The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Help
To make adjustments using the touchscreen, select:

Menu Item  Action and Description 
Settings
Press the settings icon. 
Help
 
Then select from the following:  
System Information
Touchscreen system serial number 
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 
Touchscreen system software version 
Navigation system version 
Map database version 
Sirius satellite radio ESN 
Gracenote® Database Information and Library version 
Modem Electronic Serial Number 
Software Licenses
View the licenses for any software and applications installed on your system. 
Driving Restrictions
Certain features are not accessible when your vehicle is moving. 
911 Assist
Switch on and off the Emergency Assistance feature. See  Information.   
In Case of Emergency (ICE) Quick Dial
Allows you to save up to two numbers as ICE contacts for quick access if there is an emergency.  The ICE contacts you select appear at the end of the Emergency Assistance call process. 
Edit
Select to access your phonebook and then select the desired contacts. The numbers then appear as options on this screen for the ICE 1 and ICE 2 buttons.  
Voice Command List
View categorized lists of voice commands. 

You can also access Help using the voice commands. The system provides allowable voice commands for the current mode.
Press the voice button and when prompted say:

Voice command 
Help