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Skoda Rapid Spaceback (2019 year). Instruction - part 8

 

 

Media Command

Using the system

Introduction to the subject

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen.

Fig. 144 

ŠKODA Media Command appli-

cation

The Media Command function allows you to control the playback of audio files

or videos in up to two tablets that are connected to the Infotainment system

via WLAN in the Infotainment system.
The Media Command function enables operation of tablets with the Android

or iOS operating system.
The prerequisitefor the Media Command function is enabled data transfer, the

application installed in the tablet “ŠKODA Media Command” as well as Info-

tainment control approved using the application 

» page 97

.

“ŠKODA Media Command” application

The application is available in the App Store and Google Play online shops.
After entering the following address into the web browser, the website is

opened with information on the ŠKODA mobile applications.
http://go.skoda.eu/service-app

“ŠKODA Media Command” application

Scan the QR code 

» Fig. 144

 .

Connecting a tablet to the Infotainment system

Switch on the Infotainment hotspot (press button 



 and then tap function

surface  → WLAN → Mobile hotspot → Mobile hotspot).

Turn on WLAN in the tablet.

Establish a WLAN connection in the tablet 

» page 133

Connecting via

WLAN.

In the tablet, start the “ŠKODA Media Command” application.

CAUTION

If several devices are connected to the Infotainment system by means of

WLAN, there is the danger of WLAN overloading and thus also the inability of

Media Command to function properly.

High-definition video playback (e.g. HD) may cause playback problems or

problems connecting the tablets to the Infotainment system.

Main menu

Fig. 145  One tablet / two tablets

To display the main Media Command menu, press the 



 button, then tap

the function surface  .

Main menu 

» Fig. 145

Information on the track being played
Playback timeline with a slider
Playback control
Image from the video being played back
Name of the tablet used/Switch to main menu of two tablets (when icon

displayed )

Increase/decrease the tablet volume

Display of main menu and operation of first tablet (symbol )
Display of main menu and operation of second tablet (symbol )
Playback source selection
Wi-fi settings 

» page 102

A
B
C
D

E

  

F

G

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Selecting the source and controlling playback

To select the playback source, go to the main menu and tap the function

surface  and select the source tablet.

To playback, select the category and then the track.

If two tablets are connected, track playback starts in the two tablets at the

same time.
Playback can be controlled via the Infotainment system or on each tablet, in-

dependently of each other. This means there is an option to play back different

tracks on the tablets at the same time.

Playback control

Function

Action

Play/Pause

Tap 

Plays the current track from the start

Tap 

after 3 s from the start of the track

playback

Play the previous track

Tap 

within 3 seconds from the start of the

track playback

Play the next track

Tap 

Movement within the track is possible by touching your finger on the timeline

B

 

» Fig. 145

 on page 124.

Note

Some tablet types allow playback of audio files or videos from an SD card in-

serted in the tablet. Playback of these tracks may be limited.

Supported file formats

Type

Format

Operating system

Android

Operating system

iOS

Video

MPEG-4 Part 2

MPEG-4 Part 10

(H264)

XVID

Type

Format

Operating system

Android

Operating system

iOS

Audio

MPEG-1;2 and

2.5

Layer 3 (mp3)

AAC

 (4.1)

M4A

 (4.1)

OGG

FLAC

WAV

 (4.1)

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Telephone

Introductory information

Introduction to the subject

WARNING

The general binding country-specific regulations for operating mobile tele-

phones in the vehicle must be observed.

Telephone

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen.

Fig. 146 

Telephone: Main menu

The Telephone main menu appears when a telephone is connected to the Info-

tainment system.

To display, press the 



 button.

or: Press the 



 button, then tap on function surface  .

Main menu 

» Fig. 146

Name of the main telephone
Preset station buttons for favourite contacts
Choice of storage group for the preferred contacts
Name of the telephone service provider (with active roaming, the symbol

appears before the name )
Symbol of the main telephone 

 (tap to display the list of paired tele-

phones)
Swap the main telephone and the additional telephone
Enter the telephone number

A
B
C
D

E

List of contacts
Menu with text messages (SMS)
Call list
Menu settings for Telephone 

» page 105

Symbols in the status bar

Signal strength of the telephone service network
Charge status of the telephone battery
Missed call
Current call
Incoming SMS
PIN code of the SIM card was not entered

Telephone

Applies to Infotainment Swing.

Fig. 147 

Telephone: Main menu

The Telephone main menu appears when a telephone is connected to the Info-

tainment system.

To display, press the 



 button.

To display the Telephone main menu if a different menu is displayed, which was

open last, press the 



 button again.

Main menu 

» Fig. 147

Name of the main telephone (tap to display the list of paired telephones)
Preset station buttons for favourite contacts
Choice of storage group for the preferred contacts
Name of the telephone service provider (with active roaming, the sym-

bol appears before the name )

F



A
B
C
D

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Enter the telephone number
List of contacts 

» page 129

Call list (missed calls, in addition to the function surface, the number of

calls when missed is displayed)
Starting voice control of the connected phone (e.g. Apple Siri, Google

Voice)
Menu settings for Telephone 

» page 110

Symbols in the status bar

Signal strength of the telephone service network
Charge status of the telephone battery
Missed call
Current call

Pairing and connecting

Introduction to the subject

To connect a telephone to the Infotainment system, the two devices must be

paired via Bluetooth

®

.

Depending on the Infotainment model, up to 20 external devices can be paired

with the device. After the maximum number is reached, the pairing of the next

external device will replace that of the device that has not been used for the

longest period of time.
Connection to an already paired telephone is established automatically after

the ignition is switched on. Or, it is sufficient to search for the phone in the list

of paired devices.
The range of the telephone connection to the Infotainment system is limited

to the passenger compartment.

Compatibility and update

By scanning the QR code 

» Fig. 119

 on page 91 or typing the following address

into the web browser, information about the compatibility of phones and avail-

able updates for the Infotainment's Bluetooth 

®

can be displayed.

http://go.skoda.eu/compatibility

Conditions for pairing

The ignition is switched on.
The Bluetooth

®

 function of the Infotainment system and the telephone is

switched on.
The visibility of the Infotainment system and the telephone is switched on.
The telephone is within range of the Infotainment system's Bluetooth

®

 sig-

nal.
The telephone is compatible with the Infotainment system.
No external device is connected to the Infotainment system using Apple

CarPlay.

Pairing and connection process

Pairing the telephone with the Infotainment system

Find available external Bluetooth

®

 devices in your telephone.

Select the name of the Infotainment system.

The name of the Infotainment system can be checked in the Telephone main

menu if you tap on the function surface  → Bluetooth in the Name: menu item.

Confirm the PIN code (enter and confirm if necessary).

The telephone is connected to the Infotainment or just paired, depending on

the number of external devices that are already connected 

» page 128

.

Pairing the Infotainment system with the telephone

If no telephone is connected to the Infotainment system, press the 



 but-

ton, then tap the Find telephone function surface or press the 



 button, then

tap function surface  → Find mobile phone.

If one telephone is connected to the infotainment system, then, in the Tele-

phone main menu, tap on the 

 → Find telephone function surface.

Select the desired telephone from the list of retrieved external Bluetooth

®

devices.

Confirm the PIN code (enter and confirm if necessary).

WARNING

Do not pair and connect a telephone to the Infotainment system while driv-

ing the vehicle - there is risk of an accident!

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Possible connection types

Depending on the number of connected Bluetooth

®

 devices and the connec-

tion type, the following functions are available.

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen

First device (main telephone)

Second device (additional tele-

phone)

HFP (incoming/outgoing calls), SMS,

telephone contacts,

Bluetooth

®

 player

a)

HFP (incoming calls),

Bluetooth

®

 player

a)

a)

Only one external device can be connected to the Infotainment system as a Bluetooth

®

 player.

Applies to Infotainment Swing

First device (main telephone)

Second device (additional tele-

phone)

HFP (incoming/outgoing calls),

telephone contacts,

Bluetooth

®

 player

a)

Bluetooth

®

 player

a)

a)

Only one external device can be connected to the Infotainment system as a Bluetooth

®

 player.

Managing paired external devices

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  → Bluetooth → Paired

devices.

In the list of paired external devices, the following symbols may appear for the

individual external devices.

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen

Symbol

Symbol

colour

Function

Grey

External device can be connected as a telephone

Green

External device is connected as a telephone

Grey

External device can be connected as a Bluetooth

®

player

White

External device is connected as a Bluetooth

®

 player

Applies to Infotainment Swing

Symbol

Symbol

colour

Function

White

External device can be connected as a telephone

Green

External device is connected as a telephone

White

External device can be connected as a Bluetooth

®

player

Green

External device is connected as a Bluetooth

®

 player

Connection set-up

Select the desired external device from the list of paired external devices.

Select the desired profile from the list of available Bluetooth

®

 profiles.

If external Bluetooth

®

 devices are already connected to the Infotainment sys-

tem, then the Infotainment system will display messages and options for the

possible connection type (e.g. replacement of the connected external Blue-

tooth

®

 device) during the connection process.

Disconnection

Select the desired external device from the list of paired external devices.

Select the desired profile from the list of available Bluetooth

®

 profiles.

Deleting the paired external device

To delete, tap on one of the following function surfaces.

- Delete all external devices

- Delete the desired external device

Confirm the deletion by tapping on the function surface Delete.

Telephone functions

Enter telephone number and select

Entering a telephone number and dialling

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  .

Function surfaces of the numeric keypad

Enter the last dialled number/dial the telephone number entered

Emergency call (only applies to some countries)

Breakdown call in case of breakdown

 Delete all or All areas

  

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Information call (for information regarding the products and services of

the ŠKODA brand)
Choose the mailbox number (the function is not supported for Infotain-

ment Swing)
Delete the last number entered

Display the function surfaces   for the movement of the cursor in the

input line

Searching for a contact using the numeric keypad

The numeric keypad can also be used to search for a contact.
For example, if you enter 32, the unit will display contacts with the letter se-

quence DA, FA, EB, etc. next to the numeric keypad.

Voicemail box (does not apply to Infotainment Swing)

To select the voice mailbox number, tap the function surface  .

If the voicemail number was not imported or entered, then this can be entered

or changed as follows.

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  → User profile → Mail-

box number:.

Enter the number of your voice mailbox.

List of telephone contacts

Fig. 148  List of telephone contacts / contact details

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  and a list of tele-

phone contacts will be displayed 

» Fig. 148

.

If the main telephone is connected to the Infotainment system, the telephone

contacts from the telephone are used.

  

  

Function surfaces

Contact search
Dial a number in the telephone contact list (if a telephone contact contains

several telephone numbers, a menu containing the telephone numbers as-

signed to this contact is displayed after the contact is selected)
Display the contact details
Select the telephone number in the contact details
Edit the telephone number of the contact before dialling

Infotainment Amundsen:

The contact name can be read out by the Infotainment system’s generated

voice
Open the menu for sending a text message (SMS)

Infotainment Amundsen:

Start the route guidance to the contact address

Import list

After the main telephone is connected to the Infotainment system for the first

time, the process for importing the telephone contacts into the device memo-

ry starts. The import can take several minutes.
The Infotainment system's telephone book contains 2000 free memory loca-

tions for imported telephone contacts. Each contact can contain up to 5 tele-

phone numbers.
The number of imported contacts can be determined in the menu item  →

User profile → Import contacts: or Import contacts.
If an error occurs during the import, a corresponding message appears on the

screen.

Refresh list

When the telephone reconnects with the Infotainment system, the list is auto-

matically updated.
The list can be refreshed instructionly as follows.

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  → User profile → Import

contacts: or Import contacts.

A
B

C

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Management of preferred contacts (favourites)

Fig. 149 

Favourite contacts

Assigning favourites

In the main menu Telephonetap on the desired function surface

A

» Fig. 149

.

Select the desired contact (if required, one of the contact numbers).

Connecting to a favourite

The function surfaces for preferred contacts allow you to dial the contact tele-

phone numbers immediately.
The favourites are provided in two storage groups.

To the change Storage Group tap on the functional surface 

B

 

» Fig. 149

.

To choose tap on the assigned function area 

A

 

» Fig. 149

.

Changing allocated favourites

In the main Telephone menu, press and hold the desired function surface 

A

» Fig. 149

.

Select the desired contact (if required, one of the contact numbers).

Deleting a favourite

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  → User profile → Man-

age favourites.

Tap the desired function surface of the preferred contact and confirm the

deletion.

You can delete all contacts by tapping on the function surface  Delete all / All

areas and confirming the delete process.

Function surface for emergency call 

If the vehicle is not equipped with the buttons for the Care Connect service

» page 16

, the position of the last function surface in the first group of favour-

ites will show the function surface for an emergency call  is displayed in the

status bar. In some countries, this function may not be available.

The function surface can be assigned a different number for the preferred

contact.
To restore the emergency number, it is necessary to remove the telephone

from the list of paired external devices 

» page 128

 and then to pair and con-

nect again.

Call list

Fig. 150  Call history / Contact details

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  and a call list will be

displayed 

» Fig. 150

.

The call list can also be displayed during a telephone call.

Function surfaces

Set the display depending on the type of call

All areas - List of all calls

Missed calls/Missed calls - List of missed calls

Dialled numbers - List of dialled numbers

Received calls / Received - List of received calls

Dial the contact number/telephone number

Call type symbols

 - Answered call

 - Outgoing call

 - Missed call

Edit the telephone number before dialling (not applicable to Infotainment

Swing)
Display the contact details 

» Fig. 150

C

 - Dial the contact number

A

B

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Telephone call

Depending on the conversation context, the following functions can be carried

out.

End dialling/reject incoming call/end call
Accept an incoming call/return to a held call
Switch ring tone on/off
Keep talking
Switch microphone on/off

Infotainment Amundsen:

Set up a conference call
Show caller details (if the contact is stored in the list)

Switch hands-free on/off (call to the telephone/switch to Infotainment)

To deactivate the hands-free system, go to the main Telephone menu and tap

on the function surface  Tap on hands-freeduring a call.

To activate the hands-free system, tap on the function surface  during a

call.

Conference call

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen.

The conference call is a shared call with between three and six participants.

Start a conference call/invite additional participants

Make the next call during a call/conference call.

or: Take the new incoming call by tapping the function surface 

.

To initiate a conference call or return to a conference call, tap on the func-

tion surface  .

Ongoing conference call

During an ongoing conference call, the call duration is displayed on the screen.

Depending on the context, the following functions can be selected.

Hold a conference call - Leave the conference call temporarily (the con-

ference call continues in your absence)
Return to the held conference call
Switch microphone on/off







End conference call
Display conference call details

Conference call details

During the ongoing conference call, tap the function surface  .

A list of other conference participants is displayed. The following functions

can be selected depending on the type of telephone.

Display participant details
Talk to a participant separately, outside of the conference call
End the call to a conference call participant

Text messages (SMS)

Main menu

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen.

Fig. 151 

Text messages main menu

In the main Telephone menu, tap the function surface  The main menu for

text messages appears 

» Fig. 151

.

Depending on the type of telephone connected, you can perform the following

functions.

Open a list of templates for quick answers
New text message - Create and send the message
Inbox- Open a list of received messages
Sent - Open a list of sent messages
Outbox - Open a list of messages not sent
Drafts- Open a list of drafts (messages in progress)
Deleted- Open a list of deleted messages

A

131

Telephone

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New text message

Creating and sending the message

In the main menu of the text messages, tap on function surface  inter-

face

» Fig. 151

 on page 131.

Write a text message and confirm. A view of the text message is displayed.

Tap the function surface    .

Select the recipient of the message from the displayed contact list or tap the

function surface  and enter the telephone number.

To add additional recipients, tap the function surface    .

To send the text message, tap the function surface  .

Viewing the text message

After opening the view message function, the following functions can be exe-

cuted.

The text can be read out by the device's generated voice
The text can be stored as a draft
Open a list of templates with the option to replace the recorded text with

the selected template

Open the contact list

The message can be edited, provided the text area is within the view.

Contact list

After the list has been opened the following functions can be executed.

Add a contact to the recipient list
Enter the telephone number
Return to message view

Tap on the Find function surface to open a list of available telephone contacts.
After selecting the contact number or entering the telephone number, the re-

cipient list will be displayed in the screen.

Recipient list

The following functions can be executed by tapping on one of the function

surfaces.

Display the contact list with the option of adding/removing additional

recipients (to return to the recipient list, tap the function surface  .
Remove a contact from the recipient list

  

  

Send the message
Return to message view

Received text message

When you receive a new message, the number of new messages received is

displayed within the function surface  and at the same time the icon in the

status bar  is displayed in the status bar.

To open a list of received messages, go to the Telephone main menu and

tap on function surface  →  .

Select a message.

The message content and the following menu is displayed.

The text can be read out by the device's generated voice
Display a menu with additional options

Reply with template - Reply using a template

Display numbers - Recognition of telephone numbers in the message in-

cluding the contact number (recognised numbers can be dialled directly

or edited before dialling, or may be sent to this message)

Forward a message with the option to edit the message before sending
Reply to the sender via a message

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Data connection

Internet connection

Connecting Infotainment Amundsen

Fig. 152  WLAN (Wi-Fi) / CarStick

Possible connection types 

» Fig. 152

Using WLAN, by connecting the Infotainment system to the hot spot of

the external device 

» page 134

Connect Infotainment to the hotspot of

the external device.
Using the CarStick USB device 

» page 133

.

Connecting via the CarStick device

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen.

The CarStick USB device can be purchased from the original accessories.

Insert a SIM card with activated data services into the CarStick device.

The required dimensions of the SIM card, as well as the correct procedure dur-

ing insertion can be found in the instructions enclosed with the CarStick ŠKO-

DA original accessory.

Turn on the ignition and switch on Infotainment.

Insert the CarStick into the USB input at the front 

» Fig. 79

 on page 73,

Wait approximately one minute until the red light on Carstick stays continu-

ously lit (if the red lights up, then disconnect and re-insert the Carstick).

A

B

If the SIM card is protected by a PIN code, then the PIN code of the SIM card

must be entered.

Confirm the entered PIN code by tapping  confirm.

or: Tap the functional surface  to save and confirm the PIN code.

If necessary, set the required network of the data service provider.

If your data provider is not available in the list, ask your provider whether one

of the displayed providers can be used.

The parameters of the telephone service provider network can be set in the

menu item 



 →  → Network → Network settings.

CAUTION

If you insert a SIM card of the wrong size or in the wrong direction, there is a

risk of damage to the CarStick device.

Connecting via WLAN

Introduction to the subject

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen.

WLAN can be used to connect to the Internet, to playback audio files in the

menu media or for operating the Infotainment system using an application in

the external device (e.g. “ŠKODA Media Command”).
It is possible to connect up to 8 external devices to the Infotainment hotspot

and at the same time to connect Infotainment to another hotspot.

Switching the Infotainment hotspot on/off

Switch on the ignition.

Switch the hotspot on/off in menu item 



 →  → WLAN → Mobile hotspot →

Mobile hotspot.

Setting the Infotainment hotspot

The Infotainment hotspot is factory set.
The setting can be changed in menu item 



 →  → WLAN → Mobile hotspot →

Hotspot (WLAN) settings.

Security level: - Type of access protection (always set to WPA2)

Network key - Access password

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SSID: ... - Hotspot name

Do not send network name (SSID) - Switch the visibility of the hotspot on/off

To save the configured parameters, tap the Store function surface.

Connecting an external device to the Infotainment hotspot

Switch on the ignition.

Switch on WLAN in the external device and search for the infotainment hot-

spot.

Select the Infotainment hotspot and enter the required password.

Confirm the connection.

Note

The name of the infotainment hotspot (SSID) and the access password can be

found in menu item 



 →  → WLAN → Mobile hotspot → Hotspot (WLAN) settings.

Connect Infotainment to the hotspot of the external device

Fig. 153 

Main menu of the Infotainment

WLAN

The Infotainment system can only be connected to a hotspot with WPA2

access protection.

Switch on the ignition.

If the Infotainment WLAN is not activated, activate it in the menu item 



 →

 → WLAN → WLAN → WLAN.

In area 

A

 

» Fig. 153

, a list of available or previously connected hotspots is dis-

played.
The hotspot list can be updated by tapping the function surface 

B

.

Select the hotspot and enter the password.

If the hotspot is not visible, you can establish the connection to it manually.

Tap the function surface Manual settings.

Set the required hotspot parameters.

Tap on the function surface Connect.

Icons and function surfaces in the list of available hotspots 

A

 

» Fig. 153

Connected hotspot
Signal strength of the connected hotspot
Delete the hotspot

Hotspot connection recommendations

Only leave the hotspot to be connected switched on, switch off the other

hotspot.

On some hotspots, the connection setup takes longer, wait for the end of

the connection setup.

If the connection is interrupted, search for available hotspots again and re-

peat connection setup.

Delete unused hotspots. This shortens the time required for connection set-

up.

Connect via WPS

It is not necessary to enter the access password when connecting via WPS.

Connecting the Infotainment system to the hotspot of the external device

Switch on the ignition.

In the external device, switch on the hotspot, its visibility, and the WPS con-

nection option.

In the Infotainment system, switch on WLAN in menu item 



 →  → WLAN

→ WLAN → WLAN.

Tap the function area WPS fast connection (WPS button)

Connecting the external device to the Infotainment hotspot

Switch on the ignition.

Switch on the Infotainment hotspot in menu item 



 →  → WLAN → Mobile

hotspot → Mobile hotspot.

Tap the function area WPS fast connection (WPS button)

In the external device, switch on the WPS connection option.

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Infotainment

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SmartLink

Introductory information

Introduction to the subject

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen, Swing.

Fig. 154 

Information on SmartLink on the

ŠKODA websites

SmartLink offers the option of displaying and operating certified applications

on an external device connected via USB on the Infotainment screen.
SmartLink supports the following communication systems.

“Android Auto”

“Apple CarPlay”

“MirrorLink

®

Using the applications in the connected external device, you can use naviga-

tion, make a call and listen to music.
For safety reasons, the operation of some applications while driving is not pos-

sible or only limited.
Scan the QR code 

» Fig. 154

 or enter the following address in your web brows-

er to open the website with information on the SmartLink system.

http://go.skoda.eu/connectivity-smartlink

Depending on the model of the connected external device, some applications

can be operated via the Infotainment system, using your voice or using the

buttons on the multi-function steering wheel.
To activate voice control for the connected external device, hold the 



 or



 button or hold down the button  on the multifunction steering wheel.

CAUTION

To establish the connection, the date and time in the Infotainment system

must be set correctly. If the date and time setting is based on the GPS signal,

then problems may arise with establishing a connection when the GPS signal

reception is poor.

Note

We recommend that you use extension cables from ŠKODA Original Acces-

sories.

With some connected external devices, it is necessary for the connected ex-

ternal device to be “unlocked” for trouble-free functioning of the SmartLink

function.

Main menu

Fig. 155  Supported communication systems / Example of available

communication systems of the connected external device

To display the main SmartLink menu, press button 



, then tap the function

surface  .

or: Press the 



 button (applies to Infotainment Swing).

If no external device is connected, then a menu with supported communica-

tion systems SmartLink is displayed 

A

 

» Fig. 155

,

Main menu 

» Fig. 155

Supported communication systems
Available communication systems of the connected external device
Display of information about SmartLink
Disconnection of the active connection
Settings of the SmartLink 

» page 105

 menu or 

» page 110

A
B

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Android Auto

Connection set-up / disconnection

Prerequisites for establishing a connection

The external device to be connected must support the “Android Auto”

communication system.
In the external device to be connected, the “Android Auto” application

must be installed.
Some applications require the data connection in the connected external

device to be switched on.

A list external of devices, supported regions and applications that the “Android

Auto” connection supports can be found on the websites of Google Inc..

Connection set-up

Switch on the ignition.

Switch on the Infotainment system.

Switch on the external device.

Connect the external device to the USB input using a cable 

» page 73

.

Select the connection using “Android Auto” 

B

 

» Fig. 155

 on page 135.

Disconnection of the active connection

In the “Android Auto” main menu, tap the function surface  .

Tap the “ŠKODA” function surface to go back to the main menu SmartLink.

Tap the function surface  .

or: Disconnect the cable from the USB input. When reconnected, the exter-

nal device is automatically connected.

Function restriction of Infotainment

For the duration of the connection, the external device cannot be used as an

audio source in the Media menu.
By connecting the external device with “Android Auto”, all currently connected

Bluetooth

®

 devices will be disconnected and the external device will automati-

cally be connected as the main telephone.
For the duration of the connection, no Bluetooth devices can be connected to

the infotainment system.

If route guidance is taking place at this moment in Infotainment, then there

is the option to start the route guidance in the “Android Auto” application. And

vice versa, if route guidance is currently taking place in the “Android Auto”

application, then there is the possibility that this will be terminated by the

start of route guidance by the Infotainment system.

Main menu

Fig. 156 

Android Auto: Main menu

Main menu 

» Fig. 156

Navigation applications
Telephone applications
Overview of running applications, telephone calls, accepted text messag-

es, tasks in the working directory, weather or similar.
Music applications
Display of other available applications as well as the option of returning to

the main SmartLink menu
Switching on voice control (Google Voice)

Next to the function surface in area 

A

, the symbol , Then, by tapping on this

function surface again, a list of new applications is displayed.

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Apple CarPlay

Connection set-up / disconnection

Prerequisites for establishing a connection

The external device to be connected must support the “Apple CarPlay”

communication system.
The data connection of the external device to be connected must be ac-

tive.
The voice control (Siri) of the external device to be connected must be ac-

tive.

A list external of devices, supported regions and applications that the “Apple

CarPlay” connection supports can be found on the websites of Apple Inc..

Connection set-up

Switch on the ignition.

Switch on the Infotainment system.

Switch on the external device.

Connect the external device to the USB input using a cable 

» page 73

.

Select the connection using “Apple CarPlay” 

B

 

» Fig. 155

 on page 135.

Disconnection of the active connection

In the main menu “Apple CarPlay”, tap the function surface of the “ŠKODA”

application, the main menu SmartLink is displayed.

Tap the function surface  .

or: Disconnect the cable from the USB input. When reconnected, the exter-

nal device is automatically connected.

Function restriction of Infotainment

For the duration of the connection, the external device cannot be used as an

audio source in the Media menu.
By connecting the external device with “Apple CarPlay”, all currently connec-

ted Bluetooth

®

 devices will be disconnected.

For the duration of the connection, no Bluetooth devices can be connected to

the infotainment system.

If route guidance is taking place at this moment using Infotainment, then this

is terminated by starting the route guidance in the “Apple CarPlay” application.

And vice versa, if route guidance is currently taking place in the “Apple

CarPlay” application, then this will be terminated by the start of route guid-

ance by the Infotainment system.

Note

Some phone features of the connected external device can be operated in the

display of the instrument cluster 

» page 50

.

Main menu

Fig. 157 

Apple CarPlay: Main menu

Main menu 

» Fig. 157

List of available applications
More pages with applications
Depending on how long the function surface is pressed for:

Tap - Return to “Apple Carplay” main menu

Hold - Switch on voice control (Siri)

MirrorLink

®

Connection set-up / disconnection

Prerequisites for establishing a connection

The external device to be connected must support the communication

system “MirrorLink

®

”.

The external device to be connected must have at least one

“MirrorLink

®

”application installed.

Some applications require the data connection in the connected external

device to be switched on.

A
B

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Connection set-up

Switch on the ignition.

Switch on the Infotainment system.

Switch on the external device.

Connect the external device to the USB input using a cable 

» page 73

.

Select the connection using “MirrorLink

®

” 

B

 

» Fig. 155

 on page 135.

Disconnection of the active connection

In the main menu of “MirrorLink 

®

”, tap the function surface  The SmartLink

main menu is displayed.

Tap the functional surface  .

or: Disconnect the cable from the USB input. When reconnected, the exter-

nal device is automatically connected.

Function restriction of Infotainment

Applies to Infotainment Amundsen: If you wish to use the device to be con-

nected in the Telephone menu, the external device must be paired with and

connected to the Infotainment system before establishing the connec-

tion

» page 127

.

Applies to Infotainment Swing. By connecting the external device to all cur-

rently connected Bluetooth

®

 devices will be disconnected and the external de-

vice will automatically be connected as the main telephone. Depending on the

device to be connected, a connection confirmation may be required.
For the duration of the connection, the external device cannot be used as an

audio source in the Media menu.

Main menu

Fig. 158 

MirrorLink®: Main menu

Main menu 

» Fig. 158

Return to SmartLink main menu 

» page 135

List of running applications
Display of the last running application in the connected external device
Settings of the SmartLink 

» page 105

 menu or 

» page 110

List of applications
More pages with applications
Applications cannot be operated while driving

Display of the function surfaces during the running application

Return to “MirrorLink 

®

” main menu

Show function surfaces at the top/bottom (applies to Infotainment

Amundsen)

Move the function surfaces to the desired corner of the screen

(applies to the Infotainment Swing)

To show/hide the function surfaces, press the controller  (applies to Infotain-

ment Amundsen).

function problems

If problems occur with the “MirrorLink 

®

”connection, then one of the following

messages may occur on the screen.

Fault: transfer - Disconnect and reconnect the external device

MirrorLink® audio is unavailable. - Disconnect and reconnect the external device

MirrorLink® availability on this mobile device is restricted. - it is not possible to use the

connected device during the journey or the device only has limited availabili-

ty (applies to Infotainment swing)

The mobile device is locked. Please unlock the mobile device to use MirrorLink® - “unlock”

the connected external device

Unable to start app or app not working. - Disconnect and reconnect the external

device

A
B

  

      

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Application“ŠKODA OneApp”

Introductory information

Fig. 159 

Information on the ŠKODA

OneApp application on the ŠKO-

DA websites

A mobile telephone connected to the Infotainment system allows you to edit

and evaluate journey data in the “ŠKODA One App” application.
After entering the following address into the web browser, the website is

opened with information on the ŠKODA mobile applications.
http://go.skoda.eu/service-app
The “ŠKODA OneApp” application is available in the App Store and Google

Play online shops.

“ŠKODA OneApp” application

Scan the QR code 

» Fig. 159

 .

For the full functionality of the “ŠKODA One App” application, data transfer

from external devices must be activated.
Applies to Infotainment Amundsen

To activate data transfer from external devices, press the 



 button, then

tap on function surface  → Mobile device data transfer → Activate data transfer for

ŠKODA Apps.

Applies to Infotainment Swing

To activate data from external devices, press the 



 button, then tap on

function surface → Activate data transfer for ŠKODA apps.

Note

Some functions of the application are not available in all countries or there is a

function restriction during the journey 

» page 91

Mobile devices and applica-

tions.

Connecting to the Infotainment system

The mobile telephone can be connected to the Infotainment system using the

SmartLink function or via WLAN.

Connection by SmartLink

Switch on the ignition.

Establish the connection via SmartLink (eg “MirrorLink

®

”)

» page 135

.

In the list of available applications, select the “ŠKODA One App” application.

Depending on the type of external device connected, some applications can be

started using voice activation, via the Infotainment or using the buttons on the

multi-function steering wheel.
Once connected, the contents of the application are displayed on the infotain-

ment screen.
A possible connection between the mobile telephone and the Infotainment

system via WLAN will be terminated after a connection is established using

SmartLink.

Connection via WLAN (applies to Infotainment Amundsen)

Switch on the ignition.

Establish the WLAN connection 

» page 133

.

In the mobile telephone, start the “ŠKODA OneApp” application.

Disconnection

The connection can be disconnected in one of the following ways.

Switch off the ignition for longer than 5 seconds (for vehicles with a starter

button, switch off the engine and open the driver's door).

End the connection in the “ŠKODA OneApp” application.

Disconnect the mobile telephone from the USB port or terminate the WLAN

connection.

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