Amazon Cloud Player 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. Amazon Cloud Player, available for Android™ and iPhone® devices, is an app that securely stores your music in the cloud, allowing you to search, browse, and play your songs, albums, and playlists wherever you go. To find out if Amazon Cloud Player 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 Amazon Cloud Player app. Amazon Cloud Player works with SYNC AppLink and your Android device.

Once you've confirmed that your device is compatible with SYNC AppLink and Amazon Cloud Player, follow these steps:

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

2. Download Amazon Cloud Player from your phone's app store.*

3. Launch Amazon Cloud Player 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, "Amazon Cloud Player."

To start using Amazon Cloud Player, press Voice and say any of the following commands:


Voice Command

Shuffle all songs on device "Device shuffle all"
Shuffle all songs in cloud "Cloud shuffle all"
Play desired playlist (defaults to device version, if available on both cloud and device) "<Playlist name>"
Pause playback "Pause"
Resume playback "Resume"
Skip current song "Skip"
Skip back to previous song "Skip back"
Play desired cloud playlist
"Cloud <Playlist name>"
Play desired device playlist
"Device <Playlist name>"
Exit application


You can use manual controls to listen to Amazon Cloud Player, 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 "Amazon Cloud Player" and press OK.

To start using Amazon Cloud Player, press a radio or steering wheel control to perform any of the following actions:


Manual Control

Pause playback Press Play/Pause (>/||) or OK
Resume playback Press Play/Pause (>/||) or OK
Skip current song Press Seek forward (>>|)
Skip back to the previous song Press Seek backward (|<<)

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