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Features

To remove icons on the home screen

You can delete the icons on the home screen.

1. Select and hold an icon.

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The screen switches to the customization 
screen.

2. Drag and drop the icon you want to remove 

to the trash icon.

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The icon is removed from the home 
screen.

3. Select OK.

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The screen will return to the home 
screen.

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To remove icons on the home screen

You cannot delete the PhoneInfoAudio
SettingsNavigation

*

HondaLinkSmartphone 

ConnectionApp List, and Instrument Panel 
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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Features

1. Swipe the upper area of the screen.

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The status area appears.

2. Select an item to see the details.
3. Press the 

 button or swipe up the 

bottom bar to close the area.

Status Area

Swipe

Status Area

Bar

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Features

You can change the screen interface design.

1. Press the 

 button.

2. Select Settings.
3. Select System.
4. Select the Others tab.
5. Select Change Skin.
6. A confirmation message appears on the 

screen. Select Yes.

Changing the Screen Interface

1

Changing the Screen Interface

After changing the screen interface design, you can 
change the wallpaper by following procedure.
1. Press the 

 button.

2. Select and hold empty space on the home screen.

The pop-up menu appears on the screen.

3. Select Change Wallpaper.
4. Select GalleryLive wallpapers, or Wallpapers.

If you change the screen interface, some of the 
setting items will change.

Customized Features P. 337

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Features

You can change menu icons on the right side of AudioPhone, and Info screen.

1. Select and hold menu icon.

2. Select  

or  

icon, 

then 

AudioPhone

or Info from Menu Customize.

3. Select and hold the menu icon you want to 

change, then drag and drop the icon to the 
bottom.

4. Select and hold the menu icon you want to 

add, then drag and drop the icon to above.

5. Select OK.

Menu Customize

1

Menu Customize

You can also use the method below to change menu 
icon:
Select Settings

System

Home tab

Menu icon 

position

Select and hold

Menu Icons

To change

Menu Icon

To add

Drag and drop

Drag and drop

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Features

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

1. Press and hold the 

 button.

2. Select the Active tab.

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If you select the Active/History tab, you 
can close the apps that are currently 
running and delete the app activity 
history simultaneously.

3. Select an app you want to close.
4. Select Clear.

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The display will return to the app list.

Closing Apps

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Closing Apps

If you have a number of apps running in the 
background and something goes wrong with the 
audio system, some of those apps may not work 
properly. If this happens, close all the apps and re-
launch the app/apps that you want to use.

To close all apps on the system, select Clear All, then 
Yes.

You cannot close the HondaLink® and Garmin

*

 apps.

Active Application

Gallery

Navigator

Calculator

Active/History

Active

Clear ALL

Task Manager

Task Manager

* Not available on all models

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Adjusting the Sound

Features

Adjusting the Sound

1. Press the 

 button.

2. Select MENU.
3. Select Sound.

Select a tab from the following choices:
• BAS-MID-TRE: Bass, Middle, Treble
• FAD-BAL-SUBW

*

Fader, Balance, 

Subwoofer

*

• SVC∙Neural

*

Speed Volume 

Compensation, DTS Neural Surround

TM*

1

Adjusting the Sound

The SVC has four modes: OffLowMid, 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.

* Not available on all models

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Display Setup

Features

Display Setup

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

1. Press the 

 button.

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. Press the 

 button.

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.

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Changing the Screen’s Color Theme

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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

1

Selecting an Audio Source

If you startup preinstalled audio apps, 

 is 

displayed on the screen.
These preinstalled apps cannot be displayed on the 
source select screen.
You can startup those audio apps from 

.

Pandora® is available only in the U.S..

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.

Voice Portal Screen P. 265

• 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

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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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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 MENU.

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 
phone commands.
• Dial by number
• Call history
• Redial
• Call <Your Contact Name>
• Call <Phone Number>
• Call Police
• Call 911
Phone Call commands are not available if 
using Apple CarPlay.

Music Search

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 
the dedicated screen to the climate control 
voice recognition screen.

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 
screen.

Refer to the Navigation System Manual

HondaLink

This can be only used when the phone is 
connected.

Voice Setting

The screen changes to the Voice Recog tab 
on the System settings screen.

* Not available on all models

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Voice Help

You can see a list of the available 
commands on the screen.
• Useful Commands
• Phone Commands
• Audio Commands

*1

• On Screen Commands
• Music Search Commands
• General Commands
• Climate Control Commands

*1

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 <1-255>

Phone Commands

Audio Commands

*1

• SXM channel <channel name, category 

name, traffic and weather city name, 
sports team name>

• Radio SXM preset <1-12>

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.

* Not available on all models

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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
*2: These commands toggle the function on and 
off, so the command may not match your 
intended action.
*3: U.S. models
*4: Canadian models

On Screen Commands

Music Search Commands

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

*2

• Climate Control off

*2

• Fan Speed <1-7>
• Temperature max heat
• Temperature max cool
• Temperature <57-87> degrees

*3

• Temperature <15-29> degrees

*4

• Defrost on
• Defrost off
• Air conditioner on

*2

• Air conditioner off

*2

• 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.

 Button

Press 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 Knob

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

Open/Close Icon

*1

Displays/hides the detailed 
information.

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.

Driver Information Interface

 Button

Press to display the audio screen.

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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.

Preset Memory

Station List

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 

 or 

 button on the steering wheel or 

select SOURCE on the screen.

Audio Remote Controls P. 218

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.

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4

Models with HD Radio

TM

 feature

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Features

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

 button.

Displays the subchannel list when an HD Radio

TM

 station is selected while listening to 

an FM station.
1. Select MENU.
2. Select HD Subchannel.
3. Select the channel number.

Provides text data information related to your selected RDS-capable FM station.

To find an RDS station from Station List

1. Select the open/close icon to display a list while listening to an FM station.
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 while listening to an FM station.
2. Select the Station List tab.
3. Select Refresh.

Scan

HD Subchannel

Radio Data System (RDS)

Models with HD Radio

TM 

feature

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Radio Data System (RDS)

When you select an RDS-capable FM station, the RDS 
automatically turns on, and the frequency display 
changes to the station name. However, when the 
signals of that station become weak, the display 
changes from the station name to the frequency.

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Playing AM/FM Radio

Features

Radio text

Displays the radio text information of the selected RDS station.
1. Select MENU.
2. Select View Radio Text.

Scan

Samples each of the strongest stations on the selected band for 10 seconds.

To turn off scan, select Cancel or press the 

 button.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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