How to turn on automatic phonebook download

This is for: SYNC & SYNC with MyFord | Change

Once you activate the automatic phonebook download feature, each time you connect your phone to SYNC®, it automatically transfers your recent call history and any changes you make to your phonebook contacts. You won't have to add, delete, or edit your contacts manually.27,48


  • Before you start

    There are a few things you should do before starting step 1:

  • 1


    Turn on Bluetooth® on your mobile phone and make it discoverable. 
  • 2


    Press the Phone button to access the Phone Menu. Press OK.

  • 3


    Press the Arrow button until Phone Settings displays. Press OK.
  • 4


    Touch Advanced

  • 5


    Touch Auto Download On/Off.



  • 6


    Auto Set On displays confirming your selection. 

    Once you have selected Auto Download, SYNC will automatically update your phonebook and recent call history each time the phone connects to SYNC.  

Quick Tip

Privacy Tip

Your phonebook and call history can be accessed only when your phone is connected to SYNC.

Did you find this helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Can we help you find something else?


Post a Comment 

Find SYNC support from your fellow drivers.

Call for Support 

Dial up a Ford representative.

Find a Dealer 

View a list of dealerships in your area.

Live Chat

Get one-on-one SYNC support right now.

Get one-on-one SYNC support.