Ford SYNC 3

Third Time. A Charm.

SYNC® is a fully integrated, voice-activated communications and information system that bridges the gap between your world and your vehicle.

THE ONE QUESTION EVERYONE ASKS

Whether it's a new Ford vehicle pairing, a new device or re-pairing an existing one, one of the most popular questions we get is: How do I pair my phone with SYNC 3? Find out how by watching the video or read our detailed instructions.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I set favorite vehicle locations using SYNC 3?

The SYNC 3 with optional system allows users to create a list of favorite destinations so you can access home, work or other routes easily.

How can I run a Vehicle Health Report?

For detailed directions on how to run a vehicle health report, visit our dedicated information page here.

What phones are compatible with SYNC 3?

Any Bluetooth®-enabled smartphone or tablet is compatible with SYNC, provided it is running on compatible software.

  1. aDon’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.
  2. bCommands may vary by phone and AppLink software.
  3. cArticles List disclaimer
  4. dFordPass, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available through a free download. Message and data rates may apply.
  5. eVehicle Health Alerts require SYNC 3 version 2.0 or higher and a data connection via a mobile device or FordPass Connect.™ See SYNC interface, a dealer or a Ford Guide for more information. Aftermarket on-board diagnostic devices may interfere with various vehicle systems, including Vehicle Health Report and 911 Assist.® To avoid interference, remove the device or contact the device maker for more information on compatibility.