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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

5.

Select and hold an app or widget icon you 
want to add.

u

The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

6.

Drag and drop the icon to where you want 
it to be.

7.

Select 

OK

.

u

The screen will return to the home 
screen.

Select and hold.

Drag and drop.

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Audio/Information Screen

Continued

Features

To move icons on the home screen

You can change location on the home screen.

1.

Select and hold an icon.

u

The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

2.

Drag and drop the icon to where you want 
it to be.

3.

Select 

OK

.

u

The screen will return to the home 
screen.

Select and hold.

Drag and drop.

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

224

Features

To remove icons on the home screen

You can delete the icons on the home screen.

1.

Select and hold an icon.

u

The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

2.

Drag and drop the icon you want to remove 
to the trash icon.

u

The icon is removed from the home 
screen.

3.

Select 

OK

.

u

The screen will return to the home 
screen.

1

To remove icons on the home screen

You cannot delete the 

Phone

Info

Audio

Settings

Navigation

*

HondaLink

Smartphone 

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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Audio/Information Screen

Continued

Features

1.

Swipe down from the top of the screen.

u

The status area appears.

2.

Select an item to see the details.

3.

Select 

 or swipe up from the bottom of 

the screen to close the area.

Status Area

Swipe

Status Area

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Audio/Information Screen

226

Features

You can close specific apps running in the background on the system.

1.

Select and hold 

.

2.

Select an app you want to close.

3.

Select 

Stop

.

u

The display will return to the app list.

Closing Apps

1

Closing Apps

If you leave the apps used open in the background, 
some apps may stop operating properly next time 
using them.
If this happens close unused apps.

To close all apps on the system, select 

Stop All

, then 

Yes

.

You cannot close the HondaLink

®

 and Garmin

*

 apps.

* Not available on all models

Continued

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

Some of the audio system’s apps can be updated wirelessly when connected via Wi-
Fi, or 

Bluetooth

®

 in conjunction with the HondaLink

®

 app installed on a compatible 

iOS or Android device. If an update is available, the audio system beeps and a 
notification is displayed at the top of the screen with the respective app’s update 
icon.

To update an app:

1.

From the top of the screen, swipe down to 
see the messages.

2.

Select the software update notification 
from the list.

Updating Apps

1

Updating Apps

The wireless updates are for the apps on the audio 
system only.

To update compatible apps on your iPhone or 
Android phone, please visit the App Store or Google 
Play Store, respectively.

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Audio/Information Screen

Features

3.

Select 

Download

.

4.

Select 

OK

.

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Adjusting the Sound

Features

Adjusting the Sound

1.

Select .

2.

Select 

Audio

.

3.

Select .

4.

Select 

Sound

.

Select a tab from the following choices:

BAS-TRE

: Bass, Treble

FAD-BAL

: Fader, Balance

SUBW

*

/

CTR-SUBW

*

: Center

*

, Subwoofer

SVC

 

(Speed Volume Compensation)

Sets the amount of volume increase.

1

Adjusting the Sound

The Speed Volume Compensation (SVC) has four 
modes: 

Off

Low

Mid

, and 

High

.

SVC adjusts the volume level based on the vehicle 
speed. As you go faster, audio volume increases. As 
you slow down, audio volume decreases.

You can also adjust the sound by the following 
procedure.
1. Select .
2. Select 

Settings

.

3. Select 

Audio

.

4. Select 

Sound

.

When the Truck Bed Audio system is on, only the 

BAS-TRE

 tab is selectable.

Models with Truck Bed Audio System

* Not available on all models

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Audio System Basic Operation

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Display Setup

Features

Display Setup

You can change the brightness or color theme of the audio/information screen.

1.

Select .

2.

Select 

Settings

.

3.

Select 

System

.

4.

Select the 

Display

 tab.

5.

Select 

Display Settings

.

6.

Select the setting you want.

7.

Select 

OK

.

1.

Select .

2.

Select 

Settings

.

3.

Select 

System

.

4.

Select the 

Display

 tab.

5.

Select 

Background Color

.

6.

Select the setting you want.

7.

Select 

OK

.

Changing the Screen Brightness

1

Changing the Screen Brightness

You can change the 

Contrast

 and 

Black Level

 

settings in the same manner.

Changing the Screen’s Color Theme

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Display Setup

Features

Select the current source icon, then select an icon on the source list to switch the 
audio source. 

Certain manual functions are disabled or inoperable while the vehicle is in motion.
You cannot select a grayed-out option until the vehicle is stopped.

Selecting an Audio Source

Limitations for Manual Operation

Select the source icon

Source Select Screen

Source List Icons

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Voice Control Operation

Features

Voice Control Operation

Your vehicle has a voice control system that allows hands-free operation.
The voice control system uses the 

 (Talk) and 

 (hang-up/back) buttons on the 

steering wheel and a microphone near the map lights on the ceiling.

To achieve optimum voice recognition when using the voice control system:

Make sure the correct screen is displayed for the voice command that you are 
using.
The system recognizes only certain commands.
Available voice commands.

2

Voice Portal Screen

 P. 233

Close the windows and moonroof

*

.

Adjust the dashboard and side vents so air does not blow onto the microphone 
on the ceiling.

Speak clearly in a natural speaking voice without pausing between words.

Reduce any background noise if possible. The system may misinterpret your 
command if more than one person is speaking at the same time.

Voice Recognition

1

Voice Control Operation

When you press the 

 button, a helpful prompt asks 

what you would like to do. Press and release the 

 

button again to bypass this prompt and give a 
command.

1

Voice Recognition

The voice control system can only be used from the 
driver’s seat because the microphone unit removes 
noises from the front passenger’s side.

* Not available on all models

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Voice Control Operation

Continued

Features

When the 

 (Talk) button is pressed, 

available voice commands appear on the 
screen.
For a complete list of commands, say “

Voice 

Help

” after the beep or select 

Voice Help

.

You can see the list of commands in 

Voice 

Info

 on the 

Info menu

 screen. Select 

Info

then select 

The system only recognizes the commands 
on the following pages, at certain screens.
Free form voice commands are not 
recognized.

*1: Models with navigation system

Voice Portal Screen

Phone Call

This can be only used when the phone is 
connected. When the system recognizes the 

Phone call

 command, the screen will 

change to the voice recognition screen for 
the phone commands.

Dial by number

Call history

Redial

Call <Your Contact Name>

Call <Phone Number>

Phone Call commands are not available if 
using Apple CarPlay.

Music Search

*1

This can be only used when the iPod or USB 
device is connected.

Climate Control

*1

When the system recognizes the 

Climate 

Control

 command, the screen will change 

to the climate control voice recognition 
screen.

2

Climate Control Commands

*1

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Audio

*1

When the system recognizes the 

Audio

 

command, the screen will change to the 
audio voice recognition screen.

Audio On

Audio Off

Radio FM

Radio AM

Radio SXM

*

Pandora

*

iPod

USB

Other Sources

Pandora

®

*

 cannot be used while Android 

Auto is active.

Navigation

*1

The screen changes to the navigation voice 
recognition screen.

2

Refer to the Navigation System Manual

Voice Settings

The screen changes to the 

Voice Recog

 tab 

on the 

System settings

 screen.

* Not available on all models

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Voice Control Operation

Features

Voice Help

You can see a list of the available 
commands on the screen.

Useful Commands

*

Phone Commands

Audio Commands

*

Climate Control Commands

*

On Screen Commands

Music Search Commands

*

General Commands

*

Voice Settings

Getting Started

All Commands

The system accepts these commands on the 
voice portal top screen.

Call <Phone Number>

Call <Your Contact Name>

What time is it?

What is today’s date?

*1: Models with navigation system

Useful Commands

The system accepts these commands on the 
dedicated screen for the voice recognition 
of the phone.

Call by Number

Call by Name

Call <Phone Number>

Call <Your Contact Name>

The system accepts these commands on the 
dedicated screen for the voice recognition 
of the audio.

Radio FM Commands

Radio tune to <87.7-107.9> FM

Radio tune to <87.7 -107.9> HD <1-8> 
FM

Radio FM preset <1-12>

Radio AM Commands

Radio tune to <530-1710> AM

Radio AM preset <1-6>

Radio SXM Commands

*

SXM channel <1-999>

SXM channel <station name>

Radio SXM preset <1-12>

Phone Commands

Audio Commands

*1

Pandora Commands

*

Pandora play

iPod Commands

iPod play

iPod play track <1-30>

Music Search

What album is this?

What am I listening to?

USB Commands

USB play

USB play track <1-30>

Music Search

What album is this?

What am I listening to?

Bluetooth

®

 audio Commands

Bluetooth

®

 

audio play

NOTE:

Bluetooth

®

 Audio commands may not work 

on some phones or 

Bluetooth

®

 Audio 

devices.

AUX-Audio commands

AUX audio play

* Not available on all models

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Voice Control Operation

Features

When 

On Screen Commands

 is selected, 

the explanation screen is displayed.

The system accepts these commands on the 

Music Search

 screen.

Using Song By Voice

Song By Voice

TM

 is a feature that allows you 

to select music from your iPod or USB device 
using Voice Commands. To activate this 
mode, you must push the talk switch and 
say: “

Music search

”.

Song By Voice Commands

What am I listening to?

Who am I listening to?

Who is this?

What’s playing?

Who’s playing?

What album is this?

*1: Models with navigation system

On Screen Commands

Music Search Commands

*1

Play Commands

Play artist <Name>

Play track/song <Name>

Play album <Name>

Play genre/category <Name>

Play playlist <Name>

Play composer <Name>

List Commands

List artist <Name>

List album <Name>

List genre/category <Name>

List playlist <Name>

List composer <Name>

What time is it?

What is today’s date? 

General Commands

Climate Control on

Climate Control off

Fan Speed <1-7>

Temperature max heat

Temperature max cool

Temperature <57-87> degrees

Defrost on

Defrost off

Air conditioner on

Air conditioner off

More

Climate control automatic

Vent

Dash and floor

Fan speed up

Fan speed down

Floor vents

Floor and defrost

Temperature up

Temperature down

Climate Control Commands

*1

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Playing AM/FM Radio

Features

Playing AM/FM Radio

*1:Some or all of the lists may not be displayed.

 (Back) Icon

Select to go back to the previous 
display.

Seek Icons

Select 

 or 

 to search the 

selected band up or down for a 
station with a strong signal.

VOL/

 AUDIO (Volume/Power 

Audio) Knob

Press to turn the audio system on 
and off. Turn to adjust the volume.

Open/Close Icon

*1

Displays/hides the detailed 
information.

 (Menu) Icon

Select to display the menu items.

Tune Icons

Select 

 or 

 to tune the radio 

frequency.

Audio/Information Screen

Scan Icon

Select to scan each station with a strong 
signal.

Preset Icons

Tune the preset radio frequency. Select and 
hold the preset icon to store that station. 
Select 

 to display preset 7 onwards.

Multi-Information Display

Continued

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Playing AM/FM Radio

Features

To store a station:

1.

Tune to the selected station.

2.

Select and hold the preset number for the station you want to store.

You can also store a preset station by the following procedure.

1.

Tune to the selected station.

2.

Select the open/close icon to display a list.

3.

Select the 

Preset

 tab.

4.

Select and hold the preset number for the station you want to store.

Lists the strongest stations on the selected band.

1.

Select the open/close icon to display a list.

2.

Select the 

Station List

 tab.

3.

Select the station.

Manual update

Updates your available station list at any time.

1.

Select the open/close icon to display a list.

2.

Select the 

Station List

 tab.

3.

Select 

Refresh

.

Samples each of the strongest stations on the selected band for 10 seconds. To turn 
off scan, select 

Cancel

 or 

.

Preset Memory

Station List

Scan

1

Preset Memory

The 

ST

 indicator appears on the display indicating 

stereo FM broadcasts.
Stereo reproduction in AM is not available.

Switching the Audio Mode
Press the 

SOURCE

 button on the steering wheel or 

select 

SOURCE

 on the screen.

2

Audio Remote Controls

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You can store 6 AM stations and 12 FM stations into 
preset memory.

HD Radio Technology manufactured under license 
from iBiquity Digital Corporation. U.S. and Foreign 
Patents. For patents, see 

http://dts.com/patents

. HD 

Radio, Artist Experience, and the HD, HD Radio, and 
“ARC” logos are registered trademarks or 
trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corporation in the 
United States and/or other countries.

Models with HD Radio

TM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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