I just bought a 2008 Ford Taurus Limit. These pre-paid minute or TracPhones do not have the highest compatibility with the Sync system and with other types of hands-free vehicle communication systems. I didn't write down the exact version. This document includes features information on phone compatibility. Have you try to connect the device to a different computer? Go to Bluetooth devices, to Delete Devices, then delete your phone from the Sync system. With Ford Sync and an Android Bluetooth enabled device, you can make calls and play music from your Android device using the Sync technology built into the Ford Focus. Then delete those… these are phones that have been paired but are no longer connected or used.
I just happened across you site when researching and appreciate the advice. The software in my truck is up to date. When you see a phone model number or phone name with an asterisk next to it, this is your paired phone. Another idea is to have your phone checked by your phone store. Ford Emergency Assistance is free for the life of the car with no subscription fees. This site has a wealth of information, plus videos, that might help you understand how to get everything to work the way it should… First of all, have you registered your vehicle at owner. Tried pairing with truck running, it said pairing successful and input 6-digit code.
I can attempt to connect to the device from Windows. I just bought a Blackberry Key 2. You might be correct that the steering wheel control array is not working, or is not plugged into the system. You only have to fill in the mac address from the car into the app and the pairing goes by itself. Does not mute sound etc. I can make phonecalls with it, but I keep getting the disconnect message everytime I try to play the music.
Here is multi-step process for on-going maintenance of your Sync hands-free system. Then try to do a pairing. Even more annoying is when you turn the car off and open the door it will start playing again through you phone speakers. When you have a connected Bluetooth device, you will often see the Bluetooth symbol appear on your console display if you have the basic Sync system or on a touchscreen Nav system it will appear on your list of devices. .
You see, if your vehicle has an icon of a mouth with sound coming from it on the second button from the button on the right side of the steering wheel and the phone icon on the steering wheel on the bottom button , then you may have a Sync system… Some models of Ford had a phone icon that, when pushed, would mute the radio output — while you took a call on your handset. Or, you may contact a Ford salesperson or Ford Service Department. When you Push the voice button. I believe it is a European version. I would check with your dealer about this.
Did you purchase your Ford as a new vehicle? But basically when the 6 digit pin is displayed, you need to continue scrolling through your options within your sync system. While parked, start up your vehicle. They literally do not have the same functionality as other phones — I think this is one way to get a cheaper monthly operating cost. About every 3 weeks, my phone will drop the connection to my car, or my car drops the connection to my phone. Have you registered your Sync system at owner. Wait 30 seconds before proceeding 5. Now, try to use the steering wheel controls to see if the system is working properly.
Jim Parisi 314-303-8366 Marshall Ford is located at 1075 W. Here is how you get there: Menu- sync media- system settings- bluetooth devices- add blutooth device- press okay to find sync 6 digit pin is displayed - press the down arrow to scroll to special pin- press ok to display 4 digit pin. The dongle works fine: I had an older headset paired to it until a few weeks ago when the headset's speaker died. Return takes me back to the find sync bluetooth feature. You do not have Bluetooth — unless you were to modify your radio unit to accept Bluetooth input and playback. Do you have your phone contacts saved to a secure level i.
Not sure what you meant by extra buttons? What is the make and model of the device? From your description you make me think that your vehicle is not equipped with a Sync system. Push the Phone icon on either the steering wheel or dashboard. I guess you have checked your phone to see that Bluetooth is turned on. Tried to pair again, 6-digit pin came up. It will then connect after several attempts,usually 3-4 times. I've uninstalled all the Bluetooth Radio and Microsoft Enumerator and re-Installed them numerous times.
Now start your vehicle and do the Pairing Process on Sync. I have a 2011 Fusion, and I paired my BlackBerry Z10 perfectly. However, as mentioned it rings thru the Ford system but once i accept call, I simply can not get audio thru the truck…. Go to your Escape, the Phone Menu and then to System Settings, to Bluetooth Devices, then to Delete device, and then delete your phone. Has anything changed with your phone? Do you use your phone with other Bluetooth devices such as speakers? Let me know if you need more specific details, but let me know the year, model and Sync system… I just purchased a Ford Escape 2011 Limited.
When I first paired the phone it downloaded the phonebook, no problems. Turn it back on if you have. Please contact a dealer or call Ford Customer Service 1-800-392-3673. This may take a while depending on the amount of content on your device. But generally, go to the Phone Settings. But the MyFord Touch system was never capable of it. To be sure on your vehicle, push the phone icon, go to the double arrows the Seek arrows on the button above.