How do I change Vehicle Connectivity settings with SYNC®*?

You can enable or disable Vehicle Connectivity through the settings menu of your SYNC system.

Turning Vehicle Connectivity Settings On and Off

Important: Ensure that your vehicle is on and running in a well-ventilated area, and it is in Park (P).

Select your SYNC generation (gen) from the drop-down options below to learn how to modify your SYNC connectivity settings:

Note: If you need assistance determining the generation of your SYNC system, select the first drop-down option. 

Identifying Your Vehicle's SYNC Gen

Two resources to help you identify your vehicle's SYNC gen are:

  • SYNC and Navigation Updates page and either:
    • Enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and select Check for update.
    • Log in with your Ford credentials, choose a vehicle from your garage, and select Check for update.

Note: Your SYNC gen will appear on the right-hand side of the page.

SYNC 4A

To change the connectivity settings with SYNC 4A:

  1. Press the Home icon on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Select Connectivity.
  4. Choose Connected Vehicle Features.
  5. Toggle Vehicle Connectivity to your preference (On or Off).

We recommend keeping Vehicle Connectivity on for the best update experience.

SYNC 4

To change the connectivity settings with SYNC 4:

  1. Press Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Tap Connectivity.
  3. Choose Connectivity Vehicle Features.
  4. Toggle Vehicle Connectivity to your preference (On or Off).

We recommend keeping Vehicle Connectivity on for the best update experience.

SYNC 3

To change the connectivity settings with SYNC 3:

  1. Toca Settings (Configuración) en la pantalla SYNC 3 de tu vehículo.
  2. Select FordPass®** Connect.
  3. Press Connectivity Settings.
  4. Ensure all Connectivity Settings are enabled to access all FordPass features.
  5. To disable, slide the buttons to Off.

Vehicle Connectivity Features

  • Connected Services such as:
    • Clima
    • Noticias
    • Tráfico
    • Navegación
    • Puntos de interés y más
  • Bluetooth®†† Prioritization: Add, delete, and prioritize your Bluetooth- enabled devices with Bluetooth Prioritization.
  • Wireless App Projection: Customize the touchscreen SYNC AppLink®‡ display.
  • Manage Wi-Fi Networks: Add and delete your list of Wi-Fi networks.

*No conduzcas si estás distraído. Usa sistemas operados por voz cuando sea posible; no uses dispositivos portátiles mientras conduces. Es posible que algunas características estén desactivadas cuando el vehículo está en marcha. No todas las características son compatibles con todos los teléfonos.

**The FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available through a free download. Se pueden aplicar tarifas por mensajes de texto y datos.

FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), the Ford Pass App, and Complimentary Connected Service are required for remote features (see Términos y Condiciones de FordPass para obtener detalles). Los servicios conectados y las características dependen de la disponibilidad de la red de AT&T compatible. La tecnología en evolución / las redes celulares / la capacidad del vehículo pueden limitar la funcionalidad y evitar el funcionamiento de las características conectadas. Connected Service excludes Wi-Fi hotspots.

††The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

Commands may vary by phone and AppLink software.