This system helps you control many features using voice commands. This allows you to keep your hands on the steering wheel and focus on what is in front of you.
Missing Image  To use the system's voice commands, press the voice control button on the steering wheel and wait for the prompt.   See   Voice Control
Any command below with a ___ is a dynamic voice command. What you say in place of the ___ depends on the context or type of voice command. For example, a ___ can be a contact, phone number, artist, genre, point of interest, temperature or radio frequency.
The following are some of the voice commands that you can say at any time during a voice command session:

Voice Command   Action and Description  
Main Menu
Brings you to the main menu.  
Go back
Returns you to the previous screen.  
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.  
Previous Page
You can use this command to view the next or previous page of options on any screen where multiple pages of choices are given.  
Next Page
Help
Gives you available commands you can use on the current screen.  
___ Help
You can name any feature and the system gives you a list of commands available for the feature.  
Cancel
Cancels the active voice session.  

Audio Voice Commands
Press the voice control button on the steering wheel and when prompted, say:

Voice command   Action and Description  
DAB
1   Allows you to listen digital audio broadcast, AM or FM radio.  
FM
AM
AM ___
Allows you to tune to a specific FM or AM frequency.  
FM ___
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 or CD player.  
CD Player
Browse Artist ___
For USB and iPod audio only, you can browse your media options by a category by stating a category followed by the name of an artist, album or a genre. Your system must finish indexing before this option is available.  
Browse Album ___
Browse Genre ___
Browse Playlist ___
Browse Audiobook ___
Browse Podcast ___
Browse All Songs
Browse All Artists
Browse All Albums
Browse All Genres
Browse All Playlists
 
Browse All Audiobooks
Browse All Podcasts
Play ___
For USB and iPod audio only, you can say the name of an artist, album, genre, track or playlist to play that selection. Your system must finish indexing before this option is available.  
Play Artist ___
For USB and iPod audio only, you can play your media selections by category by stating the category followed by the name of an artist, album or a genre. Your system must finish indexing before this option is available.  
Play Album ___
Play Genre ___
Play Playlist ___
Play Song ___

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Climate Voice Commands (Optional)
To adjust the temperature, press the voice control button on the steering wheel and when prompted, say:

Voice command   Action and Description  
Climate Set Temperature ___
Adjust the temperature between 60°F and 85°F.  
Climate Set Temperature ___
Adjust the temperature between 15.5°C and 29.5°C.  
Max Temperature
Min Temperature
Climate Help

Phone Voice Commands
To pair your phone, press the voice control button on the steering wheel and when prompted, say:

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

To make calls, press the voice control button on the steering wheel and when prompted, say:

Voice command   Action and Description  
Call ___
Allows you to call a specific contact from your phonebook.  
Call ___ at ___
Allows you to call a specific contact from your phonebook at a specific location.  
Dial ___
Allows you to dial a specific number, such as “Dial 867-5309”.  
Redial
Calls the last called number dialed from your phone.  

Make sure that you are saying the contact name exactly as it appears in your contact list.
To access text message options, press the voice control button on the steering wheel and when prompted, say:

Voice command   Action and Description  
Listen to Message
Listen to Message ___
You can say the number of the message you would like to hear.  
Reply to Message
(Not available for Apple devices)  

Phone Voice Service
Press and hold the voice button on the steering wheel to access this feature if it is supported by the connected device. For example this is how iPhone users can access Siri Eyes Free.
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 an address.

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 a POI
Allows you to enter the POI search functionality.  
Find an Intersection
Allows you to enter the intersection search functionality.  
Find the Nearest <POI Category>   State the name of a POI category or major brand name you would like to search for.  
Show Previous Destinations
Allows you to see a list of your previous destinations.  
Show Favorites
Allows you to see a list of your favorite destinations.  
Drive Home
Allows you to route to your home address.  
Drive to 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   Action and Description  
Mobile Apps
The system prompts you to say the name of an app to start it.  
List Mobile Apps
The system lists all of the currently available mobile apps.  
Find Mobile Apps
The system searches and connects to compatible apps running on your device.  

There are also voice commands that you can use when app(s) connect 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 lists the available voice commands for the specified app if the app is running on SYNC 3.  
Say Close followed by the name of an app.   SYNC will quit the desired app.  

Voice Settings Commands
To access the voice settings, press the voice control button on the steering wheel and when prompted, say:

Voice command   Action and Description  
Voice Settings
Allows you to access the voice settings menu.  
Interaction Mode Standard
The system uses longer prompts when you switch on this setting.  
Interaction Mode Advanced
The system uses shorter prompts when you switch on this setting.  
Phone Confirmation On
The system asks for confirmation before placing a 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.
Automatic Fan Speed Reduction
Depending on the current climate control settings, the fan speed may automatically decrease to reduce the amount of background noise in your vehicle when making voice commands or when making and receiving phone calls.
The fan speed automatically returns to normal operation when the voice session ends. You can manually adjust the fan speed with the fan speed buttons or knob during a voice session.
To disable automatic fan speed reduction during voice sessions:
  1. Press and hold the A/C and recirculated air buttons simultaneously.
  1. Release the buttons, and then increase the fan speed within a few seconds.
To re-enable this feature, repeat the above sequence.