SYNC Destinations 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. Ford SYNC® Destinations, available for iPhone®, BlackBerry® and Android™ devices, is an app for active SYNC Services subscribers that allows faster downloading of turn-by-turn directions, searched destinations and traffic information. To find out if SYNC Destinations (powered by INRIX) is available for your mobile device, check your app store.27,43,53,63,129

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 SYNC Destinations app. SYNC Destinations works with SYNC AppLink and your iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device.

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

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

2. Download SYNC Destinations from your phone's app store.*

3. Launch SYNC Destinations 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, "SYNC Destinations."
(In some cases, it may take a minute before SYNC connects to this application.)

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


Voice Command

Get real-time traffic report covering Saved Point route "Traffic to <Name of saved point>"
Get directions by saying a Saved Point when prompted "Directions"
Get events and traffic-related incidents happening around you "Incidents around me"
Report accidents affecting traffic to SYNC Destinations community "Report accident"
Report traffic-related incidents with police on the scene to SYNC Destinations community "Report police situation"
Get list of valid SYNC Destinations commands "Help"
Exit application "Exit"

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