Aha Radio for SYNC AppLink

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With available SYNC® AppLink™, you can use your voice to control a variety of mobile apps in your vehicle. Aha™ Radio, available for iPhone® and Android™ devices, is an app that organizes your favorite Web content into personalized audio stations, allowing you instant access to 30,000 music stations, Internet radio, podcasts, audio books, social media and location-based services. To find out if Aha Radio is available for your mobile device, check your app store.27,43,63

Please note: SYNC AppLink is available on select models and compatible with select smartphone platforms. SYNC AppLink is not compatible with MyFord Touch. Commands may vary by phone and SYNC AppLink software.

Before You Start

Before getting started, make sure you are using a SYNC AppLink-compatible device that supports the Aha Radio app. Aha Radio works with SYNC AppLink and your iPhone or Android device.

Once you've confirmed that your device is compatible with SYNC AppLink and Aha Radio, follow these steps:

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

2. Download Aha Radio from your phone's app store.*

3. Launch Aha Radio on your mobile device.

4. Turn on your vehicle's ignition and make sure your phone is paired with SYNC.

*Refer to the terms and conditions of use of the app provider for more information on how your data is used.


1. Press Voice and say "Mobile applications."
SYNC responds with "Mobile applications, please say a command."

2. Say, "Aha Radio."

To start using Aha Radio, press Voice and say any of the following commands:


Voice Command

Play desired station "Play <Station name>"
List stations "List stations"
Like what's playing "Like"
Dislike what's playing "Dislike"
Skip to next station "Next station"
Exit application "Exit"


You can use manual controls to listen to Aha Radio, if desired.

1. Press Phone.

2. Browse to "Mobile Applications" menu option and press OK.
(If you have a Navigation radio, press the SYNC Apps tab, and then browse the "Mobile Applications.")

3. Select "Aha Radio" and press OK.

To start using Aha Radio, press a radio or steering wheel control to perform any of the following actions:


Manual Control

Pause or resume audio Press Play/Pause (>/||) or OK
Skip to next track Press Seek forward (>>|)
Play station saved to a preset Press Preset
Menu commands:  
List stations Select List stations
Like what's playing Select Like
Dislike what's playing Select Dislike
Skip to next station Select Next station

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