Playing Bluetooth® Audio

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Your audio system allows you to listen to music from your Bluetooth®-compatible phone. This function is available when the phone is paired and linked to the vehicle's Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system.

To Play Bluetooth® Audio Files

To Play Bluetooth® Audio Files

1. Make sure that your phone is paired and linked to HFL.

2. Press the USB/AUX button.

If the phone is not recognized, another HFL-compatible phone, which is not compatible for Bluetooth® Audio, may be already linked.

To pause or resume a file

To pause or resume a file

1.Press the SETUP button.

2.Rotate  Resume/Pause, then press  . to select Resume/Pause, then press Each time you press  , the setting .

Each time you press switches between Pause and Resume. , the setting switches between Pause and Resume.

Playing Bluetooth® Audio

Not all Bluetooth-enabled phones with streaming audio capabilities are compatible with the system. For a list of compatible phones:

U.S.: Visit www.handsfreelink.honda.com, or call 1-888-528-7876.

Canada: Visit www.handsfreelink.ca, or call 1-888-528-7876.

In some states, it may be illegal to perform some data device functions while driving. If more than one phone is paired to the HFL system, there will be a delay before the system begins to play.

To Play Bluetooth® Audio Files

To play the audio files, you may need to operate your phone. If so, follow the phone maker's operating instructions. The pause function may not be available on some phones. If any audio device is connected to the auxiliary input jack, you may need to press the USB/AUX button repeatedly to select the Bluetooth® Audio system. Switching to another mode pauses the music playing from your phone.

How to Select a Play Mode

You can select repeat and random modes when playing a file(s).

1.Press the SETUP button.

1.Press the SETUP button.

2. Rotate select Play Mode, then press .to select Play Mode, then press 3.Rotate  to.

3.Rotate select a mode, then press   . to select a mode, then press  .

To turn off a play mode

1.Press the SETUP button.

2. Rotate select Play Mode, then press .to select Play Mode, then press 3.Rotate  .

3.Rotate to select Normal Play, then press    to select Normal Play, then press .  .

How to Select a Play Mode

PlayMode Menu Items

Normal Play

Repeat One Track: Repeats the current file.

Random All: Plays all files in random order.

Switching to HFL

Press the  (pick-up) button on the

Press the steering wheel to receive a call when Bluetooth® Audio is playing. (pick-up) button on the steering wheel to receive a call when Bluetooth® Audio is playing.

Press the to end the call and return to Bluetooth® Audio.  (hang-up) button to end the call and return to Bluetooth® Audio.

Switching to HFL

If you receive a call while Bluetooth® Audio is in the  pause mode, it will resume play after ending the call.

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