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HondaLink®

Features

To link with HondaLink®

You can see the Connection Guide screen 
after launching HondaLink®. If you do not 
need this guide, select check-box and select 
OK.

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HondaLink®

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Features

You can check the messages that are received quickly in the shortcut operation.

1. A message appears and notifies you of a 

new message on the header area.

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When the message is received, a 
notification ring can be heard.

2. A message icon is continuously displayed in 

the header area until the new message is 
read.

Vehicle Information and Message from Honda Tips

Message 
Icon 
(yellow)

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HondaLink®

Features

3. From the top of the screen, swipe down to 

see the messages.

4. Select a new message to open.

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Wi-Fi Connection

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Features

Wi-Fi Connection

You can connect the display audio to the Internet using Wi-Fi and browse websites 
or use online services on the audio/information touch screen. If your phone has cell 
hotspot capabilities, the system can be tethered to the phone. Use the following 
steps to setup.

1. Select .
2. Select Settings.
3. Select Bluetooth/Wi-Fi.
4. Select the Wi-Fi tab.
5. Select Wi-Fi On/Off Status, then On.
6. Select Wi-Fi Network List.

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Make sure your phone’s Wi-Fi setting is 
in access point (tethering) mode.

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Select the phone you want to connect to 
the system.

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If you do not find the phone you want to 
connect in the list, select Scan.

7. Select Connect.

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Enter a password for your phone, and 
select OK.

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When the connection is successful, the 

 icon is displayed on the list.

8. Select 

 to go back to the home screen.

Wi-Fi mode (setting for the first time)

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Wi-Fi mode (setting for the first time)

You cannot go through the setting procedure while a 
vehicle is moving. Park in a safe place to setup the 
Wi-Fi connection.

Some cell phone carriers charge for tethering and 
smartphone data use. Check your phone’s data 
subscription package.

Check your phone manual to find out if the phone 
has Wi-Fi connectivity.

You can confirm whether Wi-Fi connection is on or 
off with the 

 icon on Wi-Fi Network List

Transmission speed and others will not be displayed 
on this screen.

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Features

Make sure your phone's Wi-Fi setting is in access point (tethering) mode.

Wi-Fi mode (after the initial setting has been made)

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Wi-Fi mode (after the initial setting has been made)

You may need to go through an initial setup for Wi-
Fi connection again after you boot your phone.

iPhone users

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Apple CarPlay

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Features

Apple CarPlay

If you connect an Apple CarPlay-compatible iPhone to the system via USB, you can 
use the audio/information touch screen, instead of the iPhone display, to make a 
phone call, listen to music, view maps (navigation), and access messages.

USB Port(s

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Apple CarPlay

Only iPhone5 or newer versions with iOS 8.4 or later 
are compatible with Apple CarPlay.

Park in a safe place before connecting your iPhone to 
Apple CarPlay and when launching any compatible 
apps.

To use Apple CarPlay, connect the USB cable to the 
front USB port. The USB port located in the center 
console storage will not enable Apple CarPlay 
operation.

USB Port(s

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To directly access the Apple CarPlay phone function, 
select Phone on the home screen. While connected 
to Apple CarPlay, calls are only made through Apple 
CarPlay. If you want to make a call with Bluetooth® 
HandsFreeLink®, turn Apple CarPlay OFF or detach 
the USB cable from your iPhone.

Setting Up Apple CarPlay P. 279

When your iPhone is connected to Apple CarPlay, it is 
not possible to use the Bluetooth® Audio or 
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®. However, other 
previously paired phones can stream audio via 
Bluetooth® while Apple CarPlay is connected.

Phone Setup P. 383

For details on countries and regions where Apple 
CarPlay is available, as well as information pertaining 
to function, refer to the Apple homepage.

* Not available on all models

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Features

Phone

Access the contact list, make phone calls, or listen to voice mail.

Messages

Check and reply to text messages, or have messages read to you.

Music

Play music stored on your iPhone.

Maps

Display Apple CarPlay map and use the navigation function just as you would on 
your iPhone.

Only one navigation system (pre-installed navigation or Apple CarPlay map) can give 
directions at a time. When you are using one system, directions to any prior 
destination set on the other system will be canceled, and the system you are 
currently using will direct you to your destination.

Apple CarPlay Menu

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Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay Operating Requirements & 
Limitations
Apple CarPlay requires a compatible iPhone with an 
active cellular connection and data plan. Your 
carrier’s rate plans will apply.

Changes in operating systems, hardware, software, 
and other technology integral to providing Apple 
CarPlay functionality, as well as new or revised 
governmental regulations, may result in a decrease or 
cessation of Apple CarPlay functionality and services. 
Honda cannot and does not provide any warranty or 
guarantee of future Apple CarPlay performance or 
functionality.

It is possible to use 3rd party apps if they are 
compatible with Apple CarPlay. Refer to the Apple 
homepage for information on compatible apps.

Home Screen

Apple CarPlay Menu

Go back to 
the home 
screen.

Apple CarPlay Icon

Go back to the Apple CarPlay menu screen.

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Apple CarPlay

Features

After you have connected your iPhone to the system via USB, use the following 
procedure to set up Apple CarPlay. Use of Apple CarPlay will result in the 
transmission of certain user and vehicle information (such as vehicle location, speed, 
and status) to your iPhone to enhance the Apple CarPlay experience. You will need 
to consent to the sharing of this information on the audio/information touch screen.

Enabling Apple CarPlay

• Enable Once: Allows only once. (Prompt 

shows again next time.)

• Always Enable: Allows anytime. (Prompt 

does not show again.)

• Cancel: Does not allow this consent.

You may change the consent settings under 
the Smartphone settings menu.

Setting Up Apple CarPlay

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Setting Up Apple CarPlay

You can also use the method below to set up Apple 
CarPlay:
Select HOME

Settings

Smartphone

Apple 

CarPlay

Use of user and vehicle information
The use and handling of user and vehicle information 
transmitted to/from your iPhone by Apple CarPlay is 
governed by the Apple iOS terms and conditions and 
Apple’s Privacy Policy.

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Apple CarPlay

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Features

Press and hold the talk button to activate Siri Eyes Free.

Operating Apple CarPlay with Siri Eyes Free

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Operating Apple CarPlay with Siri Eyes Free

Below are examples of questions and commands for 
Siri Eyes Free:

What movies are playing today?

Call dad at work.

What song is this?

How’s the weather tomorrow?

Read my latest email.

Find a table for four tonight in Chicago.

For more information, please visit 
www.apple.com/ios/siri.

 (Talk) button:

Press and hold to activate Siri Eyes Free.
Press and release to activate standard voice recognition system.

 (Hang-up/back) button:

Press to deactivate Siri Eyes Free.

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Android Auto

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Features

Android Auto

When you connect an Android phone to the Display Audio system via USB, Android 
Auto is automatically initiated. When connected via Android Auto, you can use the 
audio/information touch screen to access the Phone, Google Maps (Navigation), 
Google Play Music, and Google Now functions. When you first use Android Auto, a 
tutorial will appear on the screen. We recommend that you complete this tutorial 
while safely parked before using Android Auto.

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Auto Pairing Connection P. 283

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Android Auto

To use Android Auto, you need to download the 
Android Auto app from Google Play to your 
smartphone.

Only Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later versions are 
compatible with Android Auto. Bluetooth A2DP 
cannot be used with Android Auto phone.

Park in a safe place before connecting your Android 
phone to Android Auto and when launching any 
compatible apps.

To use Android Auto, connect the USB cable to the 
front USB port. The USB port in the center console 
storage will not enable Android Auto operation.

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To directly access the Android Auto phone function, 
select Phone on the home screen. While connected 
to Android Auto, calls are only made through 
Android Auto. If you want to make a call with 
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, turn Android Auto OFF 
or detach the USB cable from your Android phone.

Auto Pairing Connection P. 283

When your Android phone is connected to Android 
Auto, it is not possible to use Bluetooth® Audio or 
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®. However, other 
previously paired phones can stream audio via 
Bluetooth® while Android Auto is connected.

Phone Setup P. 383

* Not available on all models

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Features

a

 Maps (Navigation)

Display Google Maps and use the navigation function just as you would with your 
Android phone. When the vehicle is in motion, it is not possible to make keyboard 
entries. Stop the vehicle in a safe location to undertake a search or provide other 
inputs.

b

 Phone (Communication)

Make and receive phone calls as well as listen to voicemail.

c

 Google Now (Home screen)

Display useful information organized by Android Auto into simple cards that appear 
just when they’re needed.

d

 Music and audio

Play Google Play Music and music apps that are compatible with Android Auto. To 
switch between music apps, press this icon.

e

 Go back to the Home screen

f

 Voice

Operate Android Auto with your voice.

Android Auto Menu

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Android Auto

For details on countries and regions where Android 
Auto is available, as well as information pertaining to 
function, refer to the Android Auto homepage.

Android Auto Operating Requirements & 
Limitations
Android Auto requires a compatible Android phone 
with an active cellular connection and data plan. 
Your carrier’s rate plans will apply.

Changes in operating systems, hardware, software, 
and other technology integral to providing Android 
Auto functionality, as well as new or revised 
governmental regulations, may result in a decrease or 
cessation of Android Auto functionality and services. 
Honda cannot and does not provide any warranty or 
guarantee of future Android Auto performance or 
functionality.

It is possible to use 3rd party apps if they are 
compatible with Android Auto. Refer to the Android 
Auto homepage for information on compatible apps.

Only one navigation system (pre-installed navigation 
or Android Auto) can give directions at a time. When 
you are using one system, directions to any prior 
destination set on the other system will be canceled, 
and the system you are currently using will direct you 
to your destination.
The audio/Information screen shows you turn-by-turn 
driving directions to your destination.

Models with navigation system

: Go back to 

the home screen.

Android Auto Icon

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Android Auto

Features

When you connect an Android phone to the unit via USB, Android Auto is 
automatically initiated.

Enabling Android Auto

• Enable Once: Allows only once. (Prompt 

shows again next time.)

• Always Enable: Allows anytime. (Prompt 

does not show again.)

• Cancel: Does not allow this consent.

You may change the consent settings under 
the Smartphone settings menu.

Auto Pairing Connection

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Enabling Android Auto

Only initialize Android Auto when you are safely 
parked. When Android Auto first detects your phone, 
you will need to set up your phone so that auto 
pairing is possible. Refer to the instruction manual 
that came with your phone.

You can use the method below to change Android 
Auto settings after you have completed the initial 
setup:
Select HOME

Settings

Smartphone

Android 

Auto

Use of user and vehicle information
The use and handling of user and vehicle information 
transmitted to/from your phone by Android Auto is 
governed by Google’s Privacy Policy.

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Android Auto

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Features

Press and hold the talk button to operate Android Auto with your voice.

Operating Android Auto with Voice Recognition

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Operating Android Auto with Voice Recognition

Below are examples of commands you can give with 
voice recognition:

Reply to text.

Call my wife.

Navigate to Honda.

Play my music.

Send a text message to my wife.

Call flower shop.

For more information, please refer to the Android 
Auto homepage.

You can also activate the voice recognition function 
by pressing the 

 icon in the upper-right corner of 

the screen.

 (Talk) button:

Press and hold to operate Android Auto with your voice.
Press and release to activate standard voice recognition system.

 (Hang-up/back) button:

Press to deactivate voice recognition.

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Siri Eyes Free

Features

Siri Eyes Free

You can talk to Siri using the 

 (Talk) button on the steering wheel when your 

iPhone is paired to the Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system.

Phone Setup P. 383

Using Siri Eyes Free

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Siri Eyes Free

Siri is a trademark of Apple Inc.

Check Apple Inc. website for features available for 
Siri.

We recommend against using Siri other than in Siri 
Eyes Free while operating a vehicle.

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Using Siri Eyes Free

Some commands work only on specific phone 
features or apps.

 (Talk) Button 

Press and hold until the display 
changes as shown.

 (Hang-up/back) Button

Press to deactivate Siri Eyes Free.

While in Siri Eyes Free:
The display remains the same. No 
feedback or commands appear.

Appears 
when Siri is 
activated in 
Siri Eyes Free

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Features

Audio Error Messages

CD Player

If a disc error occurs, you may see the following error messages.

*1:Models with one display
*2:Models with two displays

Error Message

Cause

Solution

Unplayable File

Track/file format not supported

Current track/file will be skipped. The next supported track/file 
plays automatically.

Bad Disc
Please Check Owner’s 
Manual
Push Eject

*1

Bad Disc
Please check Owner’s 
Manual
Please push eject button

*2

Mechanical error

Press the   (eject) button and remove the disc, and check that the 
error message is cleared.

Check that the disc is not damaged or deformed, and insert the 
disc again.

Protecting CDs P. 293

If the error message reappears, press the   button, and pull out 
the disc.

Insert a different disc.
If the new disc plays, there is a problem with the first disc.

If the error message repeats, or the disc cannot be removed, 
contact a dealer.
Do not try to force the disc out of the player.

Mecha Error

Bad Disc
Please Check Owner’s 
Manual

Servo error

Check Disc

Disc error

Check that the disc is not damaged or deformed.

Protecting CDs P. 293

Heat Error

High temperature

Turn the audio system off and allow the player to cool down until 
the error message is cleared.

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iPod/USB Flash Drive

Features

iPod/USB Flash Drive

If an error occurs while playing an iPod or USB flash drive, you may see the following 
error messages. If you cannot clear the error message, contact a dealer.

*1:Models with one display

*2:Models with two displays

Error Message

Solution

USB Error

Appears when there is a problem with the USB adapter unit. Check if the device is compatible with the 
USB adapter unit.

Incompatible USB Device

Please Check Owner’s 

Manual

*1

The connected USB device 

has a problem.

See Owner’s Manual

*2

Appears when an incompatible device is connected. Disconnect the device. Then turn the audio system 
off, and turn it on again. Do not reconnect the device that caused the error.

Unsupported Version

Appears when an unsupported iPod is connected. If it appears when a supported iPod is connected, 
update the iPod software to the newer version.

Connect Retry

Appears when the system does not acknowledge the iPod. Reconnect the iPod.

Unplayable File

Appears when the files in the USB flash drive are DRM or an unsupported format. This error message 
appears for about 3 seconds, then plays the next song.

No Data

Appears when the iPod is empty.

Appears when the USB flash drive is empty or there are no MP3, WMA, or AAC files in the USB flash 
drive.

Check that compatible files are stored on the device.

Unsupported

Appears when an unsupported device is connected. If it appears when a supported device is connected, 
reconnect the device.

iPod

USB flash drive

iPod and USB flash drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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