Glympse 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. Glympse™, available for Android™ and iPhone® devices, is an app that lets you easily share your location with others through email, SMS, Facebook or Twitter. And when the timer on your Glympse expires, your location is no longer visible. To find out if Glympse 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 Glympse app. Glympse works with SYNC AppLink and your Android or iPhone device.

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

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

2. Download Glympse from your phone's app store.*

3. Launch Glympse 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, "Glympse."

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


Voice Command

Send favorite Glympse (as listed on phone by both order and name) "<Favorite Glympse name>"
Send Glympse to Facebook "Facebook"
Send Glympse to Twitter "Twitter"
Send Glympse to address book contact "Custom"
Modify an active Glympse "<Name> (<Favorite Glympse name>, Facebook, Twitter, Custom)"
Receive help with all available commands "Help"
Exit application "Exit"


You can use manual controls to use Glympse, 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 "Glympse" and press OK.

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


Manual Control

Send favorite Glympse Press Presets 1 through 3
Send Glympse to Facebook Press Preset 4
Send Glympse to Twitter Press Preset 5
Send Glympse to address book contact Press Preset 6
Modify an active Glympse Press corresponding Presets 1 through 6
Receive help with all available commands Choose Help from Glympse menu

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