Honda Ridgeline (2019 year). Instruction - part 15

 

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Playing Bluetooth® Audio

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Features

1. Press 

 to display the music search list.

2. Rotate 

 to select a category.

3. Press 

 to display a list of items in the 

category.

4. Rotate 

 to select an item, then press 

.

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Press 

 and rotate 

 repeatedly until a 

desired item you want to listen to is 
displayed.

How to Select a Song from the Music Search List with the 
Selector Knob

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How to Select a Song from the Music Search List with the Selector 
Knob

Depending on the Bluetooth® device you connect, 
some or all of the categories may not be displayed.

Item 
Selection

Category 
Selection

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Features

Audio System Basic Operation

To use the audio system function, the power mode must be in ACCESSORY or ON.

: Select to go to the home screen.

Switching the Display P. 226

: Select to display any mode.

The available modes include SoundView 
Radio Text
Music Search, and play modes.

: Select to go back to the previous display 

when it is displayed.

: Select to change the audio/information 

screen brightness.
Select 

 once and select 

(

- or 

(

+ to make 

an adjustment.

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Each time you select 

, the mode 

switches among the daytime mode, 
nighttime mode and off mode.

Models with Display Audio

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Audio System Basic Operation

Audio Menu Items

Station List P. 251, 252
Music Search List P. 263, 266, 275
Scan P. 252, 261, 264, 276
Play Mode P. 264, 267, 276

 (Day/Night) Icon

 (Home) Icon

 (Menu) Icon

 (Back) Icon

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

Audio/Information Screen

Displays the audio status and wallpaper. From this display, you can go to various 
setup options.

Using the 

 button

Press the 

 (display) button to change the display.

Switching the Display

Audio/Information Screen

 (Display) Button

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

Using the audio/information screen

Select 

 to go to the home screen.

Select PhoneInfoAudioSettingsNavigation

*

HondaLinkSmartphone 

Connection, or Truck Bed Audio

*

.

Phone

Displays the HFL information.

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® P. 377

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Using the audio/information screen

Touchscreen Operation

Use simple gestures - including touching, swiping, 
and scrolling - to operate certain audio functions.

Some items may be grayed out during driving to 
reduce the potential for distraction.

You can select them when the vehicle is stopped or 
use voice commands.

Wearing gloves may limit or prevent touchscreen 
response.

You can use the microfiber cleaning cloth included 
in your owner’s kit to remove dust or fingerprints 
from the touchscreen.

You can change the touchscreen sensitivity setting.

Customized Features P. 318

Home Screen

Models without 
navigation system

Models with 
navigation system

 (Home) Icon

* Not available on all models

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

Info

Displays Trip Computer or Clock/Wallpaper. To see all available information, Trip 
Computer
Voice InfoClock/Wallpaper, or System/Device Information, select 

 on the Info Menu screen.

Trip Computer:
• Current Drive tab: Displays the current trip information.
• History of Trip A tab: Displays information for the three previous drives. The 

information is stored every time you reset Trip A.
To delete the history manually, select Delete History on the History of Trip A 
tab. The confirmation message appears on the screen, then select Yes.

Voice Info: Displays the all commands list.
Clock/Wallpaper: Displays the clock and wallpaper.

System/Device Information:
• System Info: Displays the software version of the audio system.
• USB Info: Displays the memory usage of the USB device.

Audio

Displays the current audio information.

Settings

Enters the customizing menu screen.

Customized Features P. 324

Navigation

*

Displays the navigation screen.

Refer to the Navigation System Manual

* Not available on all models

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Features

HondaLink

Connects with your smartphone

*1

 to play personalized music, information, and 

social media streams.

HondaLink® P. 279

Smartphone Connection

Displays the Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Apple CarPlay

TM

 P. 287

Android Auto

TM

 P. 290

Truck Bed Audio

*

Displays the Truck Bed Audio System screen.

Truck Bed Audio System

*

 P. 294

*1: Available on specific phones only. Check

 

automobiles.honda.com/handsfreelink/

 

for U.S. 

and

 

www.handsfreelink.ca

 

for Canada for compatible phones and

 

hondalink.com

 

for U.S. and

 

honda.ca/hondalink

 

for Canada for feature details.

* Not available on all models

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Features

1. Select .
2. Select and hold an icon.

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The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

3. Drag and drop the icon to where you want 

it to be.

4. Select OK.

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The screen will return to the home 
screen.

Changing the Home Screen Icon Layout

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Changing the Home Screen Icon Layout

It is not possible to change the position of the 

 

icon.

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

You can change, store, and delete the wallpaper on the audio/information screen.

Import wallpaper

You can import up to five images, one at a time, for wallpaper from a USB flash 
drive.

1. Connect the USB flash drive to the USB 

port.

USB Port(s) P. 201

2. Select Settings.
3. Select Clock/Info.
4. Select Clock/Wallpaper Type, then open 

the Wallpaper tab.

5. Select Add New.

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The picture name is displayed on the list.

6. Select a desired picture.

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The preview is displayed on the left side 
on the screen.

7. Select Start Import to save the data.

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The display will return to the wallpaper 
list.

Wallpaper Setup

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Wallpaper Setup

The wallpaper you set up on Clock/Wallpaper Type 
cannot be displayed on the multi-information display.

When importing wallpaper files, the image must be 
in the USB flash drive’s root directory.
Images in a folder cannot be imported.

The file name must be fewer than 255 characters.

The file format of the image that can be imported 
is BMP (bmp) or JPEG (jpg).

The individual file size limit is 5 MB.

The maximum image size is 4,096 × 4,096 pixels. If 
the image size is less than 800 × 480 pixels, the 
image is displayed in the middle of the screen with 
the extra area appearing in black.

If the USB flash drive does not have any pictures, 
the No files detected message appears.

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Features

Select wallpaper

1. Select Settings.
2. Select Clock/Info.
3. Select Clock/Wallpaper Type, then open the Wallpaper tab.

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The screen changes to the wallpaper list.

4. Select a desired wallpaper.

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The preview is displayed on the left side on the screen.

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The pop-up menu appears on the screen.

5. Select Set.

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The display will return to the wallpaper list.

To view wallpaper once it is set

1. Select .
2. Select Info.
3. Select .
4. Select Clock/Wallpaper.

Delete wallpaper

1. Select Settings.
2. Select Clock/Info.
3. Select Clock/Wallpaper Type, then open the Wallpaper tab.

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The screen changes to the wallpaper list.

4. Select a wallpaper that you want to delete.

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The preview is displayed on the left side on the screen.

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The pop-up menu appears on the screen.

5. Select Delete.

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A confirmation message appears on the screen.

6. Select Yes to delete completely.

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The display will return to the wallpaper list.

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Wallpaper Setup

From the pop-up menu, select Preview to see a 
preview at full-size screen.

To go back to the previous screen, select OK, or 
select .

When the file size is large, it takes a while to be 
previewed.

To delete all wallpapers you add, select Delete All
then Yes.

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Features

To change to a next screen

Selecting   or  , or swiping the screen left or right changes to the next screen.

Home Screen

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Home Screen

The home screen has 5 pages (fixed). You cannot add 
any more pages.

Swipe

 Icon

 Icon

Current page position

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Features

To use apps or widgets

1. Select .
2. Select .

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The APPS screen appears.

3. Select the app or widget you want to use.

Preinstall app list:
• Browser:  Displays the web browser utilized 

by smartphone and Wi-Fi connection.

• Calculator: Displays Calculator.
• Downloads: Displays the data downloaded 

from the web browser and so on.

• Install USB: Check with a Honda dealer for 

apps that are available for installation.

• Search: Displays various retrieval screens.
• Settings: Displays the Android setting 

screen.

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To use apps or widgets

Select and hold a selected app or widget to add that 
app’s or widget’s shortcut on the home screen.

Pre-installed apps may not start up normally. If this 
occurs, you need to reset the system.

Defaulting All the Settings P. 348

If you perform Factory Data Reset, it may reset all 
the settings to their factory default.

Defaulting All the Settings P. 348

In case those apps still do not startup normally even 
after Factory Data Reset, contact your dealer.

There is a possibility that a browser is shut down in 
the situation of the use. In that situation, the screen 
will return to before the browser startup.

Do not install apps other than those confirmed by a 
Honda dealer. Installation of unauthorized apps may 
introduce data corruption risks to your vehicle’s 
information and your privacy.

You can delete user installed apps by the following 
procedure.
1. Select .
2. Select Settings.
3. Select System.
4. Select the Others tab.
5. Select Detail Information.
6. Select an App that you want to delete.
7. Select Delete.

Pre-installed apps cannot be deleted.

 (APPS) 

Icon

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Features

To add app or widget icons on the home screen

App or widget icons can be added on the home screen.

1. Select .
2. Select .
3. Select and hold empty space on the home 

screen.

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The pop-up menu appears on the screen.

4. Select Add App or Add Widget.

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The corresponding screen will be 
displayed.

Select and hold.

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5. Select and hold an app or widget icon you 

want to add.

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The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

6. Drag and drop the icon to where you want 

it to be.

7. Select OK.

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The screen will return to the home 
screen.

Select and hold.

Drag and drop.

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

To move icons on the home screen

You can change location on the home screen.

1. Select and hold an icon.

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The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

2. Drag and drop the icon to where you want 

it to be.

3. Select OK.

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The screen will return to the home 
screen.

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To move icons on the home screen

You can also move the PhoneInfoAudio
SettingsNavigation

*

HondaLinkSmartphone 

Connection, and Truck Bed Audio

*

 icons in the 

same manner.

Select and hold.

Drag and drop.

* Not available on all models

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Features

To remove icons on the home screen

You can delete the icons on the home screen.

1. Select and hold an icon.

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The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

2. Drag and drop the icon you want to remove 

to the trash icon.

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The icon is removed from the home 
screen.

3. Select OK.

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The screen will return to the home 
screen.

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To remove icons on the home screen

You cannot delete the PhoneInfoAudio
SettingsNavigation

*

HondaLinkSmartphone 

Connection, and Truck Bed Audio

*

 icons.

Apps or widgets will not be deleted by deleting the 
icon on the home screen.

Select and hold.

Drag and drop to 
trash icon.

* Not available on all models

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Features

1. Swipe the upper area of the screen.

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The status area appears.

2. Select an item to see the details.
3. Select 

 or swipe up the 

 icon to close 

the area.

Status Area

Swipe

Status Area

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