Here are some troubleshooting tips. Then, completely turn off your phone about every three or four days maybe at night. I guess because it tells me who it is and the Accept button is right there. This is a reference site for Ford and the Sync systems. That really comes more from the phone, and the way it is working, when you turn the vehicle on. Would unplugging the battery also work for this? For reference, please visit — this website is your on-line resource for information about Sync and other Ford technology. This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and F-250.
I think I am waiting for a patch or update to occur. I travel a lot for my firm and I need this to work properly!!! I have a Ford Fusion 2010. And, by the way, he was trying to keep more than 2,000 phone contacts… Please cross check the Sync on another device. If things are still not working, then the issue could be the phone, the phone software and or its operating system. For instance one user worked near a broadcast tower used for dispatching service vehicles. Vehicle: 2011 Ford Escape Sync: Gen1 V-3.
Posted by Tony Winters on Feb 14th 2019 This install was awesome. I doubt that would cross over to affect your phone, however it is designed to reduce or increase volume based on braking. While parked, start up your vehicle. What do you think Vincent? And, I would also suspect that somewhere usually at your work site there might be some sort of interference that corrupts your Bluetooth connection could be a radio transmitter, Bluetooth scanning device — such as wireless, remote electric metering, etc. And, with some music apps such as iTunes you can create Playlists… A playlist will let you assemble tunes you like into a folder. Now, try to use the steering wheel controls to see if the system is working properly. The negative - side connects to the vehicle with the black battery cable.
You can only speak into your phone. First, completely power down your phone. The Sync 3 system just now coming on on some 2016 models, but will be more extensive by 2017 does utilize more functionality with the iPhone platform. If you need an update, it will also give you pointers on updating the software. Upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S6. And clear Sync off of your phone. No need to disconnect the battery cables.
Your phone is basically a hand-held computer and your Sync system works on a computer-based system. Coming from a Dodge background I didn't think I would like a Ford, but this truck has impressed me very much! Step 2 - Put your phone in Bluetooth discovery mode To connect your phone, locate the discovery mode in the settings section of your wireless device. My issue is that sometimes it is able to play Pandora through the mobile apps and other times it tells me no apps found. If possible, I would recommend resetting everything, as you have done, but discontinue the Audible use. I completely deleted Sync from the phone. I am able to make a call using the number pad on the dash.
They did not seem to understand what the different buttons did when the system was working correctly. So, you are telling me that you can make calls when you use your phone to dial a contact? I have not tried the hard reboot as of yet. I am one of the lucky ones with regard to my blue tooth still working for streaming and making phone calls. My battery went dead and my sync no longer works. If possible, I would recommend resetting everything, as you have done, but discontinue the Audible use. Power the phones completely off… Turn the car off. There are variations in the placement of the battery in every model and every model year.
Phone companies and sometimes the carrier have devices or protocols that will work well with Sync, or work occasionally or not at all. I have had no issues with it until yesterday. Pressing the Aux button allows you to first access Sync Line In. Also, be aware of the sounds in your cabin. I believe you may have out-dated Sync software on your vehicle. Would that not tick you off?!? No response to pushing the Synch button. Do I resort to unplugging the battery? Your Ford dealer may or may not be able to help.
Open the door and then close it. Also, there may be hope than the next upgrade from Lollipop 5. For hours my phone will not connect. If not, please update your iPhone software. I have recently gotten a Galaxy S6 and it too was working perfectly for about a week. I would remove Sync from your phone. For some, gold is enough.
I recently purchased a Samsung J7 and have had it hooked up to my sync with no issues for over a week. Here is a strange one — when I listed to spotify through my phone connected to Sync 3 via bluetooth, the music works great until I slow down or stop the car, i. I had a problem and called for help. Do not drop a metal tool across both of the poles. Hi Vincent, Just to clarify, I believe the problem is not with the phone but with Sync in the car. In another case, a customer had a phone that was a factory refurbished model. If it is an iPhone, check your Settings.
Sorry for the lack of info. Here are some troubleshooting tips. By the way, do you start your phone calls by pushing the Voice button on the steering wheel? The dealer said that Ford said had to do all this before they would replace the Bluetooth module. Samsung Galaxy 4 in a 2015 Ranger. I would recommend taking Sync off of both of your phones.