How to Get Pandora App to Work on Subaru Legacy: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you a Subaru Legacy owner looking to enjoy your favorite music through Pandora on your car’s infotainment system? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This comprehensive guide will take you through every step of the process, from installation to troubleshooting.

Key Takeaways

  • The Pandora app is compatible with Subaru Legacy models with the STARLINK infotainment system.
  • You can install the Pandora app directly from the STARLINK app store.
  • To use Pandora in your car, you must connect your smartphone to the car’s infotainment system via Bluetooth.
  • You can control Pandora playback through the car’s infotainment system or your smartphone.

Now let’s dive into the details.

Installation

Before you can start using Pandora in your Subaru Legacy, you need to install the app on your car’s infotainment system. Here’s how:

  1. Turn on your Subaru Legacy and make sure your smartphone is turned on and has Bluetooth enabled.
  2. On the infotainment system, open the STARLINK app store.
  3. Scroll down until you find the Pandora app and select it.
  4. Select "Install" and wait for the app to download and install on your car’s infotainment system.

Once the installation is complete, you’re ready to connect your smartphone to your car’s infotainment system.

Connection

To use Pandora in your Subaru Legacy, you need to connect your smartphone to your car’s infotainment system via Bluetooth. Here’s how:

  1. Turn on your Subaru Legacy and make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your smartphone.
  2. On the infotainment system, select "Apps" and then choose "Pandora."
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your smartphone to the infotainment system via Bluetooth.
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Once your smartphone is connected, you can start using Pandora in your car.

Playback Control

You can control Pandora playback in your Subaru Legacy through both the infotainment system and your smartphone.

On the infotainment system, use the touchscreen or physical controls to navigate through your stations, search for songs, and control playback. You can also use voice commands if your car is equipped with that feature.

On your smartphone, use the Pandora app to control playback, skip songs, and create new stations. Your changes will be reflected on the infotainment system.

Troubleshooting

If you’re having trouble getting Pandora to work in your Subaru Legacy, here are some troubleshooting tips:

  • Make sure your smartphone is connected to the infotainment system via Bluetooth.
  • Check that your smartphone is connected to the internet.
  • Restart both your smartphone and your car’s infotainment system.
  • Uninstall and reinstall the Pandora app.
  • If all else fails, contact Subaru customer support for assistance.

With these tips, you should be able to enjoy Pandora in your Subaru Legacy hassle-free.

FAQ

Is the Pandora app compatible with all Subaru Legacy models?

No, the Pandora app is only compatible with Subaru Legacy models that have the STARLINK infotainment system. Check your car’s user manual to see if your model is compatible.

Do I need a paid Pandora subscription to use the app in my car?

No, you can use the free version of Pandora in your car. However, you will hear occasional ads between songs.

Can I use Pandora in my Subaru Legacy without connecting my smartphone via Bluetooth?

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No, you must connect your smartphone to your car’s infotainment system via Bluetooth to use Pandora in your car.

Can I use the infotainment system to control Pandora playback if my smartphone is not connected?

No, you must have your smartphone connected via Bluetooth to use Pandora in your Subaru Legacy.

Conclusion

With this comprehensive guide, you should be able to get Pandora up and running in your Subaru Legacy in no time. Just install the app, connect your smartphone via Bluetooth, and start enjoying your favorite music on the go. Happy listening!

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Davis Bellew

As a Subaru owner and enthusiast, Davis has a deep understanding of the needs and concerns of Subaru drivers. He specializes in writing informative and engaging content about Subaru maintenance and repair, and his articles are always well-researched and easy to understand. When he's not writing, he enjoys hiking and photography.

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