How do I update my SYNC®* settings preferences?

You can adjust the time, Bluetooth®** connected devices, driver-assist features, and more in the Settings menu for your SYNC 4A and 4 systems using the steps below. 

Changing SYNC Preferences

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

  • SYNC and Navigation Updates page. 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 updates.

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

  • SYNC Visual Reference Guide, which provides example images of SYNC generations that Ford has offered.

SYNC 4A

To set your preferences with SYNC 4A:

  1. Tap the Home icon.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Choose Preferences.
  4. Adjust any of the following settings:
    • Clock: Set time, select mode, auto daylight savings time, and more.
    • Sound: Adjust speaker preferences.
    • Bluetooth: Edit the Bluetooth-enabled device list.
    • Driver Assist: Lock in the preferences for driver-assist technology use.
  5. Tap Apply to save the changes.

SYNC 4

To set preferences with SYNC 4:

  1. Select the Settings tile.
  2. Choose Preferences.
  3. Adjust any of the following settings:
    • Clock: Set time, select mode, auto daylight savings time, and more.
    • Sound: Adjust speaker preferences.
    • Bluetooth: Edit the Bluetooth-enabled device list.
    • Driver Assist: Lock in the preferences for driver-assist technology use.
  4. Select Apply to save the changes.

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

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