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.

*Don’t drive while distracted or while using handheld devices. Use voice-operated systems when possible. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.

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