Stitcher 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. Stitcher™, available for Android™ and iPhone® devices, is an app that allows you to listen to over 10,000 popular talk radio shows and podcasts on demand. To find out if Stitcher 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 Stitcher app. Stitcher works with SYNC AppLink and your Android or iPhone device.

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

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

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

3. Launch Stitcher 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, "Stitcher."

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


Voice Command

Play audio "Play"
Pause audio "Pause"
Resume audio "Resume"
Stop audio "Stop"
Listen to next station "Skip" or "Next show"
'Thumbs Up' current selection "Thumbs Up"
'Thumbs Down' current selection "Thumbs Down"
Add currently playing selection to your Favorites
"Add to Favorites"
Remove currently playing selection from your Favorites
"Remove from Favorites"
Play desired station
"Play <Favorites/News/Sports/Food>"
Hear more voice commands
Exit application


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

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


Manual Control

Play or pause audio Press OK
Skip to next station Press Seek Forward (>>|)
'Thumbs Up' current selection Press and hold Seek Forward (>>|)
'Thumbs Down' current selection and skip to next station Press and hold Seek Backward (|<<)
Play your designated favorite station Press Preset 1
Save currently playing station to a preset Press and hold Preset
Play station saved to a preset Press Preset

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