Ford has come up with a cool SYNC feature that permits you to connect iPhone to ford sync with its system program so that you’ll be able to access your device directly with the Ford system. Interesting no? You will not have to unlock and operate your iPhone to dial contacts all the time. You will be able to simply access the Ford SYNC to help you make calls directly from the Ford system. You can even access your device’s music to make your journey even more smoothing.
In this article, we will show you how you can use this feature with your iOS device. These steps are compatible with almost all iPhones and iPads.
Without further ado, let’s start with the first method on how to connect iPhone to ford sync.
Pair iPhone with Ford SYNC [Method 1]
You can use your Ford’s Users Manual to access the settings on the Ford system. Go to its Navigation Unit and tap on “Add Phone” on your navigation unit. It will ask you to “Search for SYNC on your device. Then enter the passkey provided by SYNC.” It will also display a passkey on its navigation screen, which you will need to connect your iOS device with the ford system.
How to connect iPhone to ford sync
- Launch Settings
Tap on the “Settings” application on your device. It has the gear logo as its icon.
- Tap General
In the settings, you will see many settings option of your phone. Find and click on “General”. It also has the gear icon.
- Turn Bluetooth ON
Find the “Bluetooth” option from the General list. Tap on it to open Bluetooth functions. It will open Bluetooth settings on your device. Tap on the “OFF” button, located at the top right of your screen. It will turn Bluetooth ON from your device.
- SYNC your device
When the Bluetooth is turned on, your device will search the nearby devices and display the list on your screen. Locate and tap on “SYNC”. Your device will start pairing with the Ford system. A field will popup on your device to enter the passkey to pair with SYNC. Locate the passkey from the Ford navigation unit and enter it on your device. Tap on the “Pair” button, located at the top right of your screen. It will connect your iOS device with the Ford SYNC.
Once the device is connected, you will see a confirmation popup on your Ford navigation unit with a “Set automatic phonebook download to ON?” Tap on the “Yes” button, located under the popup on your Ford navigation unit to allow the Ford system to auto-download your phonebook on its system.
Connect iPhone with Ford Fusion using USB [Method 2]
You can also Sync your iPhone with the Ford Sync to play music on your Ford system by connecting it with USB. You will have to use the USB cable provided by Apple to connect your iPhone with the Ford Sync.
1. Connect USB
Connect your device and the Ford sync using your USB cable provided by Apple. It will be connected to your iPhone through its charging point and Ford’s USB point.
2. Launch the Music app
Once connected through the USB, Find the “Music” app on your device. Tap on it to launch it.
3. Play Music
Once the Music app is open, choose the song you would like to play. It will start the Music file on your iPhone and start music on your device.
4. Share it with Ford SYNC
You will see a Bluetooth icon at the bottom right of your Music page. Tap on it to connect your Music with the Ford SYNC. It will show you a Bluetooth popup with SYNC as a searched result. Tap on it to select it. Once the pairing is done, you can enjoy your iPhone’s music on your Ford system.
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We have shown you tow easy to go methods to connect your iOS device with the Ford Sync using both Bluetooth as well as USB. Please note that the Bluetooth connectivity will drain your device’s battery. Once you have connected your device with the Ford Sync, it will auto-connect with your device even in the future, until you unpair your device from the Ford Sync.