Allergy Alert 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. Allergy Alert®, available for iPhone® devices, is an app that keeps you up to date with the pollen and allergy forecast from To find out if Allergy Alert 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 Allergy Alert app. Allergy Alert works with SYNC AppLink and your iPhone device.

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

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

2. Download Allergy Alert from your phone's app store.*

3. Launch Allergy Alert 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, "Allergy Alert."

To start using Allergy Alert, press Voice and say any of the following commands:


Voice Command

Update your location for the most accurate information "Current location"
Get allergy alert "Allergy"
Get predominant pollen report "Pollen"
Get asthma report "Asthma"
Get flu report "Flu"
Get UV report "UV"
Select zip code set as app "Default" "Zip 1"
Select zip code set as app "Preference 2"
"Zip 2"
Select zip code set as app "Preference 3"
"Zip 3"
Exit application


You can use manual controls to listen to Allergy Alert, 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 to "Mobile Applications.")

3. Select "Allergy Alert" and press OK.

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


Manual Control

Update your location for the most accurate information Press Preset 1 or Seek Forward (>>|)
Get allergy report Press Preset 2 or Seek Backward (|<<)
Get predominant pollen report Press Preset 3
Get asthma report Press Preset 4
Get flu report Press Preset 5
Get UV report Press Preset 6
Select zip code set as app "default" Press Preset 7
Select zip code set as app "preference 2" Press Preset 8
Select zip code set as app "preference 3" Press Preset 9
Skip to next report Turn Tune Control Right or press Seek Forward (>>|)
Skip to previous report Turn Tune Control Left or press Seek Backward (|<<)

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