Rhapsody 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. Rhapsody, available for Android™ devices, is an app that allows you to play exactly the songs you want, wherever you are, ad free. This digital music subscription service gives you access to millions of songs, entire albums and artist hits spanning the decades. To find out if Rhapsody 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 Rhapsody app. Rhapsody works with SYNC AppLink and your Android device.

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

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

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

3. Launch Rhapsody 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, "Rhapsody."

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


Voice Command

Pause or resume audio "Pause" or "Resume"
Navigate from current track "Next" or "Previous"
Display and read current track information "Who is this?" or "What is playing?" or "What playlist is this?" or "What song is this?" or "What is on?" or "Who is playing?" or "Name artist" or "Get info"
Access playlist selection menu "Select playlist"
Select playlist from playlist menu "Play Playlist <1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9>" or "Play Favorites"
Save current track to Favorites "Add to Favorites"
Get context-sensitive help "Help"
Activate or deactivate shuffle
"Shuffle on" or "Shuffle off"
Exit application


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

To start using Rhapsody, 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
Navigate from current track Press Seek forward (>>|) or Seek backward (|<<)
Select playlist from playlist menu Press Presets 1 through 9

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