How to pair your phone with SYNC

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To use any of the phone features for SYNC®—such as making a call or receiving a text message—you must first connect, or "pair" your Bluetooth®-enabled phone. Pairing is what allows Bluetooth devices to communicate securely with each other.

  1. Turn on your
    • Mobile phone
    • Vehicle
    • Radio/SYNC
  2. Enable your phone’s Bluetooth feature and ensure your phone is discoverable or visible.
  3. Press the Phone button to access the Phone Menu. Press OK. Add a Device displays. Press OK.
  4. SYNC prompts, "Press OK to begin pairing device." Press OK.
  5. SYNC prompts, "Search for SYNC on your device and enter the PIN provided by SYNC." Press OK.


    From your phone’s Bluetooth menu, search for SYNC and select it.

    A six-digit number displays on the SYNC screen for three minutes, during which time SYNC actively seeks for the same number from your phone.

  6. On your phone, type the six-digit number displayed by SYNC.

    SYNC may prompt you with more phone options, like automatic phonebook download.

    If you activate the automatic phonebook download feature, each time you connect your phone to SYNC, it automatically transfers your recent call history and any changes you make to your phonebook contacts.

    A pop-up message may appear on your phone requiring you to grant access to SYNC. Choose yes.

  7. Exit the phone pairing process by pressing the Arrows to select the Exit message and press Cancel to leave the Phone menu.

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