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Audio System

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USB Ports

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Features

On the back of the console 
compartment

*

The USB ports (2.5A) are only for charging 
devices.

1

USB Ports

These ports are for battery charge only. You cannot 
play music even if you have connected music players 
to them.

On the back of the console compartment

*

On the back of the console 
compartment

* Not available on all models

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Audio System

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Auxiliary Input Jack

Features

Auxiliary Input Jack

Use the jack to connect a standard audio device.

1.

Open the 

AUX

 cover.

2.

Connect a standard audio device to the 
input jack using a 1/8 inch (3.5 mm) stereo 
miniplug.

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The audio system automatically switches 
to the AUX mode.

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Auxiliary Input Jack

To switch to another mode or return to the AUX 
mode, select the audio source icon.

You cannot use the auxiliary input jack if you replace 
the audio system.

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Audio System

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Audio System Theft Protection

Features

Audio System Theft Protection

The audio system is disabled when it is disconnected from the power source, such as 
when the battery is disconnected or goes dead. In certain conditions, the system 
may display a code entry screen. If this occurs, reactivate the audio system.

Reactivating the audio system

1.

Set the power mode to ON.

2.

Turn on the audio system.

3.

Press and hold the audio system power button for more than two seconds.

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The audio system is reactivated when the audio control unit establishes a 
connection with the vehicle control unit. If the control unit fails to recognize 
the audio unit, you must go to a dealer and have the audio unit checked.

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Audio System

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Audio Remote Controls

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Features

Audio Remote Controls

Allow you to operate the audio system while driving.

SOURCE Button

Cycles through the audio modes as follows:
FM

AM

SiriusXM

®

*

USB

iPod

Pandora

®

*

Apps/Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Bluetooth

®

 Audio

AUX

(

+

 

(

-

 (Volume) Buttons

Press 

(

+

To increase the volume.

Press 

(

-

To decrease the volume.

  

Buttons

When listening to the radio

Press : 

To select the next preset radio station.

Press : 

To select the previous preset radio station.

Press and hold 

To select the next strong station.

Press and hold 

To select the previous strong station.

When listening to an iPod, USB flash drive, or 

Bluetooth

®

 Audio

Press : 

To skip to the next song.

Press : 

To go back to the beginning of the current or previous song.

When listening to a USB flash drive, or 

Bluetooth

®

 Audio

Press and hold 

To skip to the next folder.

Press and hold 

To go back to the previous folder.

When listening to Pandora

®

*

Press : 

To skip to the next song.

Press and hold 

To select the next station.

Press and hold 

To select the previous station.

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Audio Remote Controls

Some modes appear only when an appropriate 
device or medium is used.

Depending on the 

Bluetooth

®

 device you connect, 

some functions may not be available.

 Button

SOURCE

 Button

 Button

(

+

 Button

(

-

 Button

 (Menu) 

Button

(

-

 Button

* Not available on all models

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Audio System

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Audio Remote Controls

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Features

Steering Wheel 

 (Menu) Button

When listening to the radio

Press : 

To display the menu items. You can select 

Scan

Save Preset

, or 

Seek

.

When listening to the SiriusXM

®

*

Press : 

To display the menu items. You can select 

Scan

Save Preset

Channel

, or 

Category

.

When listening to a USB flash drive

Press : 

To display the menu items. You can select 

Scan

Repeat

, or 

Random

.

When listening to an iPod

Press : 

To display the menu items. You can select 

Repeat

 or 

Shuffle

.

When listening to a 

Bluetooth

®

 Audio

Press : 

To display the menu items. You can select 

Pause

 or 

Play

.

When listening to Pandora

®

*

Press : 

To display the menu items. You can select 

Bookmark

 or 

Play/Pause

.

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Audio Remote Controls

The 

 button is available only when the audio 

mode is FM, AM, SiriusXM

®

*

, USB, iPod, Pandora

®

*

or 

Bluetooth

®

 Audio.

* Not available on all models

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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.

2

Using the audio/information screen

 

P. 213

: Select to display any mode.

The available modes include 

Sound

View 

Radio Text

Music Search

, and various play 

modes.

: Select to go back to the previous display.

: 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.

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Audio System Basic Operation

Audio Menu Items

2

Station List

 P. 237, 238

2

Music Search List

 P. 248, 257

2

Scan

 P. 237, 246, 258

2

Play Mode

 P. 249, 258

 (Day/Night) Icon

 (Home) Icon

 (Menu) Icon

 (Back) Icon

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Audio System Basic Operation

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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 System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

Using the audio/information screen

Select 

 to go to the home screen.

Select the following icons on the home screen.

Phone

Displays the HFL information.

2

Bluetooth

®

 HandsFreeLink

®

 P. 330

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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.

2

Customized Features

 P. 299

Home Screen

 (Home) Icon

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

214

Features

Info

Displays 

Trip Computer

Voice Info

Clock/Wallpaper

 and 

System/Device 

Information

.

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.

2

Customized Features

 P. 299

Navigation

*

Displays the navigation screen.

2

Refer to the Navigation System Manual

1

Info

When you select 

Info Top

 from the customize 

settings, displays 

Trip Computer

 or 

Clock/

Wallpaper

.

2

Customized Features

 P. 299

* Not available on all models

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Audio/Information Screen

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Features

HondaLink

Displays the HondaLink

®

 screen.

2

HondaLink

®

 P. 261

Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Displays the 

Apple CarPlay

 or 

Android Auto

 screen.

2

Apple CarPlay

 P. 269

2

Android Auto

TM

 P. 273

Truck Bed Audio

*

Displays the Truck Bed Audio System screen.

2

Truck Bed Audio System

*

 P. 277

* Not available on all models

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

216

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 System Basic Operation

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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 for wallpaper from a USB flash drive.

1.

Connect the USB flash drive to the USB 
port.

2

USB Ports

 P. 205

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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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

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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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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

To move to the next screen

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

Home Screen

1

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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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

220

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.

Preinstalled 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.

1

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.

2

Defaulting All the Settings

 P. 323

If you perform 

Factory Data Reset

, it may reset all 

the settings to their factory default.

2

Defaulting All the Settings

 P. 323

In case those apps still do not startup normally even 
after 

Factory Data Reset

, contact an authorized 

Honda 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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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

Continued

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 

Apps

/

Widgets

 screen appears.

Select and hold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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