How to transfer your phonebook to SYNC

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When you transfer contacts from your phonebook to SYNC®, say the person's name and SYNC will call for you. You can also say a person at a location, such as "Call Mom at home." Turn on the Automatic Phonebook Download feature, and every time you connect your Bluetooth®-enabled phone, it will update any additions or changes you've made to your contacts.27,48


  • Before you start

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

  • 1


    Turn on your

    • Vehicle
    • Radio/SYNC
    • Mobile phone
  • 2


    Turn on Bluetooth on your phone and make it discoverable.

  • 3


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

  • 4


    Press the Arrow buttons until Phone Settings displays. Press OKPhone Status displays.

  • 5


    Press the Arrow buttons until Modify Phonebook displays. Press OK.

  • 6


    Press the Arrow buttons until Add Contacts displays. Press OK.

  • 7


    Press the Arrow buttons until Download or Confirm Download displays. Press OK. Phonebook Downloading displays.

    You can download up to 2,000 entries. The process can take a few minutes, depending on the number of contacts. When the download is finished, Downloaded displays.

Quick Tip

Turn on the Automatic Phonebook Download feature

When transferring your phonebook, SYNC prompts you to turn on the Automatic Phonebook Download feature. Select "Yes," and all additions and changes you make to your phonebook will be transferred automatically every time you connect your phone to SYNC.

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