How do I change the SYNC®* system language?

You can change the language of your SYNC system using the instructions and translations contained in this article.

Updating the SYNC System Language

Select your SYNC generation (gen) from the drop-down options below to learn how to change the language your SYNC system is using.

Note: If you need assistance determining the generation of your SYNC system, select the first drop-down option. 

Identifying Your Vehicle's SYNC Gen

 Two resources to help you identify your vehicle's SYNC gen are the:

  • SYNC and Navigation Updates page. Either:
    • Enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and select Check for update.
    • Log in with your Lincoln credentials, choose a vehicle from your garage, and select Check for updates.

      Note: Your SYNC gen will appear on the right-hand side of the page.

  • SYNC Visual Reference Guide, which provides example images of SYNC gens that Lincoln has offered.

SYNC 4

To change the language using SYNC 4:

  1. Press Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Select General.
  3. Use the arrow to choose your language (English, Français, or Español).

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

English

Spanish

French

Settings

Ajustes

Réglages

General

General

Général

SYNC 3

To change the language using SYNC 3:

  1. Press Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Select General.
  3. Use the arrow to choose your language (English, Français, or Español).

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

EnglishSpanishFrench
SettingsAjustesRéglages
GeneralGeneralGénéral

SYNC with MyLincoln Touch®

To change the language using SYNC with MyLincoln Touch:

  1. Press Menu (gear icon) on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Press System.
  4. Choose your language (English, Français, or Español).

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

 English Spanish French 
SettingsAjustesRéglages
SystemSistemaSystème

SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation

To change the language using SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation:

  1. Press the MENU hard button.
  2. Press System Settings on the screen.
  3. Choose your language (English, Français, or Español).

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

EnglishSpanishFrench
System SettingsConfiguracion del SistemaParamètres Système

SYNC with Navigation "P"

To change the language using SYNC with Navigation "P":

  1. Press the MENU hard button.
  2. Select Feedback on the screen.
  3. Choose your language (English, Francais, or Espanol).

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

EnglishSpanishFrench
FeedbackReaccionRetour

SYNC Gen 1.1

To change the language using SYNC Gen 1.1:

  1. Press MENU.
  2. Scroll down to Display Settings, and press OK.
  3. Scroll to languages, and press OK.
  4. Choose your language (English, Français, or Español), and press OK.

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

EnglishSpanishFrench
 Display Settings  Ajustes de pantalla  Réglages affichage 
LanguagesIdiomasLangues

SYNC Gen 1

To change the language using SYNC Gen 1:

  1. Press AUX repeatedly until SYNC appears.
  2. Press MENUMEDIA MENU will momentarily appear in the radio display.
  3. Scroll repeatedly until SYSTEM SETTINGS appears in the radio display.
  4. Press OK to confirm and enter the SYSTEM SETTINGS menu.
  5. Scroll until ADVANCED appears in the radio display.
  6. Press OK to confirm and enter the ADVANCED menu.
  7. Scroll repeatedly until LANGUAGE appears in the radio display.
  8. Press OK to enter the LANGUAGE menu.
  9. Scroll to choose your language (English, Français, or Español).

The table below will help you set your preferred language.

EnglishSpanishFrench
System Settings  Configuracion del Sistema Paramètres Système 
AdvancedOpciones AvanzadasAvance
LanguagesIdiomasLangues
ReturnVolverRetour

*Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.

Actual screens may vary. See your Owner’s Manual for information specific to your vehicle.