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Honda Crosstour / Honda Crosstour 2010-2024 Owner's Manual / Features / Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® / HFL Menus

The ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY to use HFL. or ON ■ Phone Settings screen to use HFL.

■ Phone Settings screen

1. Press the DISP button.

1. Press the DISP button.
2. Rotate press . to select Settings, then press 3. Rotate  to select Phone Settings,.
3. Rotate then to select Phone Settings, then press .

To use HFL, you must first pair your Bluetoothcompatible

To use HFL, you must first pair your Bluetoothcompatible cell phone to the system while the vehicle is parked.

Some functions are limited while driving. A message appears on the screen when the vehicle is moving and the operation is canceled.

■ Phone screen

■ Phone screen

1. Press the DISP button.

1. Press the DISP button.
2. Rotate then press . to select Phone, then press .

■Phone Setup

■Phone Setup

■ To pair a cell phone (when there is no

To pair a cell phone (when there is no phone paired to the system)
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. Rotate . to select Yes, then press 3. Make sure your phone is search or.
3. Make sure your phone is search or discoverable mode, then press- HFL automatically searches for a .
- HFL automatically searches for a Bluetooth device.
4. When your phone appears on the list, select it by pressing - If your phone does not appear, you can.
- If your phone does not appear, you can select Refresh to search again.
- If your phone still does not appear, select Phone Not Found and search for Bluetooth devices using your phone.

From your phone, select HandsFreeLink.
5. HFL gives you a pairing code on the audio/ information screen.
- Confirm if the pairing code on the screen and your phone match.

This may vary by phone.
6. You will receive a notification on the screen if pairing is successful.

Your Bluetooth-compatible phone must be paired to HFL before you can make and receive hands-free calls.

Phone Pairing Tips:

• You cannot pair your phone while the vehicle is moving.
• Up to six phones can be paired.
• Your phone’s battery may drain faster when it is paired to HFL.
• If your phone is not ready for pairing or not found by the system within three minutes, the system will time out and returns to idle.

Once you have paired a phone, you can see it displayed on the screen with one or two icons on the right side.

These icons indicate the following:

: The phone is compatible with : The phone can be used with HFL.
Bluetooth® Audio. : The phone is compatible with Bluetooth® Audio.

When pairing is completed, an Automatic Phone Sync prompt appears. Select On if you want your call history and phonebook automatically imported to HFL.

■ To pair a cell phone (when a phone has

■ To pair a cell phone (when a phone has already been paired to the system)
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotate Phone, then to select Connect Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Add.
- Repeat the procedure to select Add Bluetooth Device.
3. Make sure your phone is in search or discoverable mode, then press - HFL automatically searches for a.
- HFL automatically searches for a Bluetooth device.
4. When your phone appears on the list, select it by pressing - If your phone does not appear, you can.
- If your phone does not appear, you can select Refresh to search again.
- If your phone still does not appear, select Phone Not Found and search for Bluetooth devices using your phone.

From your phone, select HandsFreeLink.
5. HFL gives you a pairing code on the audio/ information screen.
- Confirm if the pairing code on the screen and your phone match.

This may vary by phone.
6. You will receive a notification on the screen if pairing is successful.

■ To change the pairing code setting

■ To change the pairing code setting
1. Press the DISP button.
2. Rotate press . to select Settings, then press 3. Rotate  to select System.
3. RotateSettings, then  to select System Settings, then press - Repeat the procedure to select.
- Repeat the procedure to select Bluetooth, then Edit Pairing Code.
4. RotateRandom,  to select Fixed or Random, then press The pairing code may be six or four digits depending.

The pairing code may be six or four digits depending on your phone.

The default pairing code is 0000 until you change the setting.

To create your own, select Fixed, and delete the current code, then enter a new one.

For a randomly generated pairing code each time you pair a phone, select Random.

■ To replace an already-paired phone

To replace an already-paired phone with a new phone
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotate Device List, to select Bluetooth Device List, then press 3. Rotate  to select a paired phone.
3. Rotate you to select a paired phone you want to replace, then press 4. Rotate  to select Replace.
4. RotateThis Device,  to select Replace This Device, then press 5. HFL enters the pairing process and searches.
5. HFL enters the pairing process and searches a new phone.
- Follow the prompts to pair a new phone.
6. You will receive a notification on the screen if pairing is successful.

The replaced phone will keep the same speed dial entries, call history, and security PIN information from the previously paired phone.

■ To delete a paired phone

■ To delete a paired phone
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotate Device List, to select Bluetooth Device List, then press 3. Rotate to select a phone you want.
3. Rotateto to select a phone you want to delete, then press 4. Rotate to select Delete.
4. RotateThis Device, to select Delete This Device, then press 5. You will receive a confirmation message on.
5. You will receive a confirmation message on the screen. Rotatethen to select Yes, then press 6. You will receive a notification on the screen.
6. You will receive a notification on the screen if it is successful.

■To Set Up a Text Message/Email Options

■ To turn on or off the text/E-mail

■ To turn on or off the text/E-mail function
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Text/Email, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Enable.
- Repeat the procedure to select Enable Text/Email.
- A pop-up menu appears on the screen.
3. Rotate Off, then press . to select On or Off, then press .

■ To turn on or off the text/E-mail notice

■ To turn on or off the text/E-mail notice
1. On the Text/Email screen, rotateto to select New Text/Email Alert, then press - A pop-up menu appears on the screen..
- A pop-up menu appears on the screen.
2. Rotate Off, then press . to select On or Off, then press On: A pop-up notification comes on every time you.

On: A pop-up notification comes on every time you receive a new message.
Off: The message you receive is stored in the system without notification.

■ To set up the auto reading option

■ To set up the auto reading option
1. On the Text Message or the Text/Email screen, rotateAuto to select Message Auto Reading, then press - A pop-up menu appears on the screen..
- A pop-up menu appears on the screen.
2. RotateOff or Auto then to select On, Off or Auto then press On: A text message/Email is always read aloud..

On: A text message/Email is always read aloud.
Off: A text message/Email is not read aloud.
Auto: A text message/Email is read aloud only when driving.

■To Create a Security PIN

You can protect each of the six cell phones with a security PIN.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. RotateList, to select Bluetooth Device List, then press 3. Rotate to select a phone you want.
3. Rotateto to select a phone you want to add a security PIN to, then press 4. Rotate to select Edit PIN, then.
4. Rotatepress . to select Edit PIN, then press 5. Enter a new four-digit number..
5. Enter a new four-digit number.
- Rotate to select, then press Select to delete. Select OK to enter Selectthe security PIN. to delete. Select OK to enter the security PIN.
6. Re-enter the four-digit number.
- The screen returns to the screen in step 4.

If the phone is already security PIN protected, you need to enter the current security PIN before clearing the PIN or creating a new one.

■Automatic Transferring

If you get into the vehicle while you are on the phone, the call can be automatically transferred to HFL.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Auto.
- Repeat the procedure to select Auto Transfer.
3. Rotatepress . to select On, then press ■Auto Answer.

■Auto Answer

You can set HFL to automatically answer an incoming call in four seconds.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Auto.
- Repeat the procedure to select Auto Answer.
3. Rotatepress . to select On, then press ■Ring Tone.

■Ring Tone

You can change the ring tone setting.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Phone, then press- Repeat the procedure to select Ring .
- Repeat the procedure to select Ring Tone.
3. RotateMobile Phone to select Fixed, Mobile Phone or Off, then press Fixed: The fixed ring tone sounds from the speaker..

Fixed: The fixed ring tone sounds from the speaker.
Mobile Phone: The ring tone stored in the connected cell phone sounds from the speaker.
Off: No ring tones sound from the speaker.

■Automatic Import of Cellular Phonebook and Call History

■ When Automatic Phone Sync is set to

■ When Automatic Phone Sync is set to On:
When your phone is paired, the contents of its phonebook and call history are automatically imported to HFL.

■ Changing the Automatic Phone Sync

■ Changing the Automatic Phone Sync setting
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotate then press . to select Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select.
- Repeat the procedure to select Automatic Phone Sync.
3. Rotate Off, then press . to select On or Off, then press When you select a person from the list in the cellular.

When you select a person from the list in the cellular phonebook, you can see up to three category icons.

The icons indicate what types of numbers are stored for that name.

On some phones, it may not be possible to import the

On some phones, it may not be possible to import the category icons to HFL.

The phonebook is updated after every connection.

Call history is updated after every connection or call.

■Speed Dial

Up to 20 speed dial numbers can be stored per phone.

To store a speed dial number:

To store a speed dial number:

1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. RotateDial, then press . to select Speed Dial, then press - Repeat the procedure to select New.
- Repeat the procedure to select New Entry.
3. Rotatechoose a to select a place to choose a number from, then press .

From Import from Call History: - Select a number from the call history.

From Manual Input: - Input the number manually.

From Import from Phonebook: - Select a number from the linked cell phone’s imported phonebook.

4. When the speed dial is successfully stored, you are asked to create a voice tag for the number. Rotateor No, to select Yes or No, then press 5. Using the  button, follow.
5. Using thethe prompts to  button, follow the prompts to store a voice tag for the speed dial entry.

When a voice tag is stored, press thebutton to  button to call the number using the voice tag. Say “Call” and the voice tag name.

■ To add a voice tag to a stored speed

■ To add a voice tag to a stored speed dial number
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Edit.
- Repeat the procedure to select Edit Speed Dial.
3. Select an existing speed dial entry.
- From the pop-up menu, rotate select Edit, then press .to select Edit, then press 4. Rotate to select Voice.
4. RotateTag, then press . to select Voice Tag, then press - From the pop-up menu, rotate to.
- From the pop-up menu, rotateselect Record, then press . to select Record, then press 5. Using the  button, follow the.
5. Using the prompts to button, follow the prompts to complete the voice tag.

Avoid using duplicate voice tags.

Avoid using “home” as a voice tag.

It is easier for HFL to recognize a longer name. For example, use “John Smith” instead of “John.”

■ To delete a voice tag

■ To delete a voice tag
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Edit.
- Repeat the procedure to select Edit Speed Dial.
3. Select an existing speed dial entry.
- From the pop-up menu, rotateselect Edit, then press . to select Edit, then press 4. Rotate to select Voice.
4. RotateTag, then press . to select Voice Tag, then press - From the pop-up menu, rotate to.
- From the pop-up menu, rotateselect Clear, then press . to select Clear, then press 5. You will receive a confirmation message on.
5. You will receive a confirmation message on the screen. Rotatethen to select Yes, then press .

■ To delete a speed dial

■ To delete a speed dial
1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Phone, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Edit.
- Repeat the procedure to select Edit Speed Dial.
3. Select an existing speed dial entry.
- From the pop-up menu, rotateselect Delete, then press . to select Delete, then press4. You will receive a confirmation message on .
4. You will receive a confirmation message on the screen. Rotatethen to select Yes, then press ■Making a Call.

■Making a Call

You can make calls by inputting any phone

You can make calls by inputting any phone number, or by using the imported phonebook, call history, speed dial entries, or redial.

Any voice-tagged speed dial entry, phonebook name, or number can be dialed by voice from most screens.

Press the the voice tag button and say “Call” and the voice tag name, “Call by name” and the phonebook name, or the phone number.

The maximum range between your phone and vehicles is 30 feet (10 meters).

Once a call is connected, you can hear the voice of the person you are calling through the audio speakers.

■ To make a call using the imported

■ To make a call using the imported phonebook
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. Rotatethen to select Phonebook, then press3. Rotate to select a name, then .
3. Rotatepress . to select a name, then press - You can also search by letter. Rotate.
- You can also search by letter. Rotate to select Alphabet Search, then press to select Alphabet Search, then press 4. Rotate to select a number, then.
4. Rotatepress . to select a number, then press - Dialing starts automatically..
- Dialing starts automatically.

This function is disabled while the vehicle is moving.

However, you can call a stored voice-tagged speed dial number using voice commands.

■ To make a call using a phone number

■ To make a call using a phone number
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Dial, then press 3. Rotate to select a number, then.
3. Rotatepress . to select a number, then press 4. Rotate to select , then press.
4. Rotate. to select , then press - Dialing starts automatically..
- Dialing starts automatically.

This function is disabled while the vehicle is moving.

However, you can call a stored voice-tagged speed dial number, phonebook name, or number using voice commands.

■ To make a call using redial

■ To make a call using redial
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. Rotatethen press . to select Redial, then press - Dialing starts automatically..
- Dialing starts automatically.

Press and hold the redial the last button to redial the last number dialed in your phone’s history.

■ To make a call using the call history

■ To make a call using the call history
Call history is stored by All, Dialed, Received, and Missed.

1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. RotateHistory, then to select Call History, then press 3. Rotate to select All,.
3. RotateDialed, Received, to select All, Dialed, Received, or Missed, then press 4. Rotate to select a number, then.
4. Rotatepress . to select a number, then press - Dialing starts automatically..
- Dialing starts automatically.

The call history displays the last 20 dialed, received, or missed calls.

(Appears only when a phone is connected to HFL.)

■ To make a call using a speed dial entry

■ To make a call using a speed dial entry
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. RotateDial, then press . to select Speed Dial, then press 3. Rotate to select a number, then.
3. Rotatepress . to select a number, then press - Dialing starts automatically..
- Dialing starts automatically.

Select More Speed Dials to view another paired phone’s speed dial list. You can make a call from that list using the currently connected phone.

When a voice tag is stored, press the call the number using the voice tag. button to call the number using the voice tag.

Any voice-tagged speed dial entry, phonebook name, or number can be dialed by voice from any screen.

Press the prompts. button and follow the prompts.

■Receiving a Call

When there is an incoming call, an audible

When there is an incoming call, an audible notification sounds (if activated) and the Incoming Call screen appears.

Press the call. button to answer the call.

Press the the call. button to decline or end the call.

Call Waiting

Press thecurrent call on hold to button to put the current call on hold to answer the incoming call.

Press thethe current button again to return to the current call.

Ignore the incoming call if you do not want to answer it.

Press the hang up the button if you want to hang up the current call.

■Options During a Call

The following options are available during a call.

Mute: Mute your voice.

Transfer: Transfer a call from HFL to your phone.

Touch Tones: Send numbers during a call. This is useful when you call a menudriven phone system.

The available options are shown on the lower

The available options are shown on the lower half of the screen.

Rotatepress . to select the option, then press- The mute icon appears when Mute is .
- The mute icon appears when Mute is selected. Select Mute again to turn it off.

Touch Tones: Available on some phones.

■Receiving a Text Message/E-mail

HFL can display newly received text messages as well as 20 of the most recently received messages on a linked cell phone. Each received message can be read aloud and replied to using a fixed common phrase.

HFL can also display E-mails.

1. A pop-up appears and notifies you of a new

1. A pop-up appears and notifies you of a new text message or E-mail.
2. Rotate listen to the to select Read to listen to the message, then press - The text message or E-mail is displayed. The system automatically starts.
- The text message or E-mail is displayed. The system automatically starts reading out the message.
3. To discontinue the message read-out, press The system does not display any received messages.

The system does not display any received messages while you are driving. You can only hear them read aloud.

With some phones, you may be able to display up to 20 most recent text messages and E-mails.

State or local laws may limit your use of the HFL text message/E-mail feature. Only use the text message/ E-mail feature when conditions allow you to do so safely.

When you receive a text message or E-mail for the first time after the phone is paired to HFL, you are asked to turn the New Text/Email Alert setting to On.

■Selecting a Mail Account

■Selecting a Mail Account

If a paired phone has text message or mail accounts, you can select one of them to be active and receive notifications.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.

1. Go to the Phone Settings screen.
2. Rotatethen press .  to select Text/Email, then press - Repeat the procedure to select Select.
- Repeat the procedure to select Select Account.
3. Rotatmessage or an e to select Text message or an E-mail account you want, then press You can also select a mail account from the folder list.

You can also select a mail account from the folder list screen or the message list screen.

RotateAccount on the top of the  to select Select Account on the top of the list, then press .

You can only receive notifications from one text

You can only receive notifications from one text message or mail account at a time.

■Displaying Messages

■ Displaying text messages

■ Displaying text messages
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. Rotate then press . to select Text/Email, then press - Select account if necessary..
- Select account if necessary.
3. Rotate then press . to select a message, then press - The text message is displayed. The.
- The text message is displayed. The system automatically starts reading the message aloud.

The unread message. icon appears next to an unread message.

If you delete a message on the phone, the message is also deleted in the system. If you send a message from the system, the message goes to your phone’s outbox.

To see the previous or next message, press text message screen. From the pop-up menu, rotate on the text message screen. From the pop-up menu, rotate to select Previous Message or Next Message, to select Previous Message or Next Message, then press .

■ Displaying E-mails

■ Displaying E-mails
1. Go to the Phone screen.
2. Rotate then press . to select Text/Email, then press - Select account if necessary..
- Select account if necessary.
3. Rotate press . to select a folder, then press 4. Rotate  to select a message,.
4. Rotate then press . to select a message, then press - The E-mail is displayed. The system.
- The E-mail is displayed. The system automatically starts reading the message aloud.

Received text messages and E-mails may appear in the message list screen at the same time. In this case, text messages are titled No Subject.

■ Using the Stop or Read option

■ Using the Stop or Read option
1. Go to the text message or E-mail screen.
- The system automatically starts reading the message aloud.
2. Press appear to have the pop-up menu appear on the screen.
3. Rotate Read, then to select Stop or Read, then press This option changes to:.

This option changes to:

Stop while the text message/E-mail is read out.

Select this option to discontinue the message read out.
Read when the system has finished reading out the text message/E-mail, or after you selected Stop.

Select this option to hear the system read out the selected message.

■ Reply to a message

■ Reply to a message
1. Go to the text message or E-mail screen.
- The system automatically starts reading the message aloud.
2. Pres appears to have the pop-up menu appear on the screen.
3. Rotate then press . to select Reply, then press4. Rotate  to select the reply .
4. Rotate message, then to select the reply message, then press - The pop-up menu appears on the screen..
- The pop-up menu appears on the screen.
5. Select Send to send the message.
- Complete appears on the screen when the reply message was successfully sent.

The available fixed reply messages are as follows:

• Talk to you later, I’m driving.
• I’m on my way.
• I’m running late.
• OK
• Yes
• No

You cannot add, edit, or delete reply messages.

■ Making a call to a sender

■ Making a call to a sender
1. Go to the text message screen.
- The system automatically starts reading the message aloud.
2. Press appear to have the pop-up menu appear on the screen.
3. Rotate then press . to select Call, then press Models with navigation system.

Models with navigation system

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (HFL) allows you to place and receive phone calls using your vehicle’s navigation system, without handling your cell phone.

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