The SYNC 3 system allows you to use voice commands, to control features like audio and climate controls. By using voice commands, you can keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.
You can access each feature controlled by SYNC 3 through a variety of commands.
Missing Image  To activate the SYNC 3 voice commands push the voice button on the steering wheel and wait for the prompt.
___ is a dynamic listing, meaning that it can be the name of anything, such as artist, the name of contact or number. The context and the description of the command tell you what to say for this dynamic option.
There are some commands that work for every feature, these commands are:

Voice Command  Action and Description 
Main Menu
Brings you to the main menu. 
Go back
Returns you to the previous screen. 
Cancel
Ends the voice session. 
List of Commands
Gives you a list of possible voice commands. 
___ List of Commands
You can name any feature and the system gives a list of commands available for the feature. For example, you could say: 
Phone List of Commands 
Navigation List of Commands 
Next Page
You can use this command to view the next page of options on any screen where multiple pages of choices are given. 
Previous Page
You can use this command to view the previous page of options on any screen where multiple pages of choices are given. 
Help
Gives you available commands you can use on the current screen. 

Included here are some of the most popular commands for each SYNC 3 feature.
Audio Voice Commands
___ is a dynamic listing, meaning that for audio voice commands it can be the name of a Sirius channel or a channel number, a radio frequency number, or the name of an artist, album, song or a genre.
To control the media features, press the voice button and when prompted, say:

Voice command  Description 
Sirius Channel ___
  You can say the Sirius channel name or number such as "Sirius channel 16".  
You can also turn to a Sirius channel by saying the channel's name, such as "The Pulse". 
AM ___
Allows you to tune to a specific FM or AM frequency such as "FM 88.7" or "AM 1580". 
FM ___
FM ___ HD ___
  Allows you to tune to a specific HD frequency such as “FM 88.7 HD 1”. 
Bluetooth Audio
Allows you to listen to music on your Bluetooth-connected device. 
USB
Allows you to listen to music on your USB connected device. 
Play Genre ___
For USB audio only, you can say the name of an artist, album, song or a genre to listen to that selection. Your system must finish indexing before this option is available. For example, you could say "Play artist, The Beatles" or "Play song, Penny Lane". 
Play Playlist ___
Play Artist ___
Play Album ___
Play Podcast ___
Play Song ___
Play Audiobook ___
Browse ___
For USB audio only, you can say the name of an artist, album, or a genre to browse by that selection. Your system must finish indexing before this option is available. For example you can say "Browse The Beatles" or "Browse folk". 

This option may not be available in all markets or may require a subscription.
Climate Voice Commands
You can control the temperature of the vehicle using voice commands.
___ is a dynamic listing, meaning that for climate voice commands it can be the desired degrees for the temperature setting.
To adjust the temperature, say:

Voice command  Description 
Climate Set Temperature ___
Adjust the temperature between 60–85°F (15.5–29.5°C). 

Phone Voice Commands
Pairing a Phone
You can use voice commands to connect your Bluetooth-enabled phone to the system.
To pair your phone, press the voice button and when prompted, say:

Voice command  Description 
Pair Phone
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing process.   See  Settings.   

Making Calls
___ is a dynamic listing, meaning that for phone voice commands it can be the name of the contact you wish to call or the digits you want to dial.
Press the voice button and say a command similar to the following:

Voice command  Description 
Call ___
Allows you to call a specific contact from your phonebook such as "Call Jenny". 
Call ___ at ___
Allows you to call a specific contact from your phonebook at a specific location such as "Call Jenny at Home". 
Dial ___
Allows you to dial a specific number such as “Dial 867-5309”. 

Please make sure that you are saying the contact name exactly as it appears in your contact list.
Once you have provided the digits of the phone number, you can say the following commands:

Voice Command  Description 
<0-9>  If the full number was not entered with the first command, you can continue saying the number. 
Dial
Tells SYNC 3 to make the phone call. 
Delete
Tells SYNC 3 to erase the last block of digits stated. 
Clear
Tells SYNC 3 to erase the entire number. 

Text Message Voice Commands
To access text message options, press the voice button and say:

Voice command  Description 
Listen to Message
Listen to text message ___
You can say the number of the message you would like to hear. 
Reply to Message

Navigation Voice Commands
Setting a Destination
You can use any of the following commands to set a destination or find a point of interest.
___ is a dynamic listing, meaning that for navigation voice commands it can be a POI category or a major brand name, where major brand name is a chain with more than 20 locations
You can find an address, a point of interest (POI), or search for points of interest by category:

Voice command  Description 
Find an Address
Allows you to enter the address search functionality. You can also search for an address in a specific state or province. 
Find a ___
State the name of the POI category or major brand name you would like to search for such as "Find restaurants". 
Find POI
Allows you to enter the POI search functionality. 
Find Intersection
Allows you to enter the intersection search functionality. 
Destination Nearest ___
State the name of a POI category or major brand name you would like to search for. 
Destination Previous Destination
Allows you to see a list of your previous destinations. 
Favorite Destinations
Allows you to see a list of your favorite destinations. 
Destination Home
Allows you to route to your home address. 
Destination My Work
Allows you to route to your work address. 

In addition, you can say these commands when a route is active:

Voice command  Description 
Cancel Route
Cancels the current route. 
Detour
Allows you to select an alternate route. 
Repeat Instruction
Repeats the last guidance prompt. 
Show Route
Displays the active route. 
Route Summary
Displays the list of upcoming maneuvers. 
Where Am I
Provides current location. 
Zoom in
Allows you to zoom in on the map. 
Zoom out
Allows you to zoom out from the map. 

Mobile App Voice Commands
The following voice commands are always available:

Voice command  Description 
Mobile Apps
SYNC 3 will prompt you to say the name of an app to start it on SYNC 3. 
List Mobile Apps
SYNC 3 will list all of the currently available Mobile Apps. 
Find New Apps
SYNC 3 will search and connect to compatible app(s) running on your mobile device. 

There are also voice commands that you can use when app(s) are connected to SYNC 3:

Voice command  Description 
Say the name of an app  At any time, you can say the name of a mobile app to start the mobile app on SYNC 3.  
Say the name of an app, followed by help  SYNC 3 will list the available voice commands for the specified app if the app is running on SYNC 3. 

SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link Voice Commands
SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link may not be available in all markets. Activation and a subscription are required.
You can say the following commands to access SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link:

Voice command  Description 
Show Traffic
Displays a list of traffic incidents. 
Show Weather Map
Displays the current weather map. 
Show Fuel Prices
Displays a list of fuel prices. 
Show 5 Day Forecast
Displays the 5 day weather forecast. 
Help

Voice Settings Commands
You can say the following commands to access the voice settings:

Voice command  Description 
Voice Settings
Allows you to enter the voice settings functionality. 
Interaction Mode Standard
Sets standard prompting with longer prompts. 
Interaction Mode Advanced
Sets advanced prompting with shorter prompts. 
Phone Confirmation On
Allows the system to confirm before making a phone call. 
Phone Confirmation Off
The system does not confirm before placing a call. 
Voice Command Lists On
The system displays a short list of available commands. 
Voice Command Lists Off
The system does not display the list of commands. 

You can use the volume control to adjust the volume of the system voice prompts. While prompt is active, adjust the volume control up or down to your desired setting.
Note:  Depending on the current climate control settings, the fan speed may automatically go down while issuing voice commands or while making and receiving phone calls via SYNC to reduce the amount of background noise in the vehicle. The fan speed will automatically return to normal operation once the voice session ends. Fan speed can also be adjusted normally during a voice session, simply press fan buttons (or turn fan knob) to increase or decrease fan speed to desired setting.To disable this automatic fan speed reduction feature during voice sessions, press and hold the climate control AC and Recirculated air buttons simultaneously, release and then increase fan speed within 2 seconds. To re-enable this feature, repeat the above sequence.