TuneIn Radio 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. TuneIn Radio, available for iPhone® smartphones, lets you listen to the world’s music, sports, and news, with millions of listening options from live global and local radion stations to podcasts and concerts. To find out if TuneIn Radio 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 TuneIn Radio app. TuneIn Radio works with SYNC AppLink and your iPhone device.

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

1. Familiarize yourself with the controls in your vehicle.

2. Download TuneIn Radio from your phone's app store.*

3. Launch TuneIn Radio 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, "TuneIn  Radio."

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


Voice Command

Play audio "Play"
Pause audio "Pause"
Skip current track "Next/Skip/Seek"
Play previous track "Previous/Back"
Add current station to Presets list "Add Preset"
Get current station info "What's Playing"
Play stations similar to current station "Play related"
Play first station in Presets list
Play stations you've listened to most recently
Play recommended station
Play station based on your current location
"Local Radio"
Hear prompt to select city or country to listen to
"Explore Location"
Hear prompt to select genre to listen to
"Explore Genre"
Exit application


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

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


Manual Control

Play or pause TuneIn Radio stream Press OK
Play station assigned to that preset Press Preset
Skip to next station within current category Press Seek (>>|)

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