Are you looking for a way to connect your phone to your 2018 Subaru? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of pairing your phone with your car, including troubleshooting common issues.
- Pairing your phone with a 2018 Subaru is a simple process that only takes a few minutes to complete.
- Always ensure that your phone’s Bluetooth is turned on and discoverable before attempting to pair it with your car.
- If you are experiencing issues pairing your phone, try resetting both your car’s and phone’s Bluetooth settings.
Step-by-Step Guide to Pair Your Phone with a 2018 Subaru
Step 1: Turn on Bluetooth on Your Phone
First, ensure that your phone’s Bluetooth is turned on and discoverable. This can typically be done by navigating to the settings menu on your phone and selecting "Bluetooth" from the list of options.
Step 2: Activate Pairing Mode on Your Subaru
Next, turn on the ignition in your Subaru and activate the pairing mode. Depending on your Subaru model, this may be done by pressing the "Phone" button on your steering wheel or selecting "Phone" from the infotainment menu.
Step 3: Search for Available Devices
Once you have activated pairing mode on your Subaru, your phone should begin to search for available devices. Select your Subaru from the list of available devices.
Step 4: Enter PIN Code
Your phone may prompt you to enter a PIN code to complete the pairing process. Enter the code displayed on your car’s infotainment system to complete the pairing process.
Step 5: Confirm Pairing
Once your phone has successfully paired with your Subaru, you should see a confirmation message on your car’s infotainment system. Your phone should now be connected to your car’s Bluetooth and you should be able to play music and make phone calls directly from your car’s infotainment system.
Tips for Using Your Phone with Your 2018 Subaru
Making Phone Calls
To make a phone call using your car’s infotainment system, simply select the "Phone" option from the main menu and choose the contact you wish to call. Alternatively, you can use voice commands to make phone calls by pressing the "Voice" button on your steering wheel and saying "Call [Contact Name]."
To play music from your phone through your car’s speakers, select the "Media" option from the main menu and choose the desired music app. Once you have selected a song, it should begin playing through your car’s speakers.
Troubleshooting Common Issues
If you are experiencing issues with your phone’s Bluetooth connection to your Subaru, try the following troubleshooting steps:
- Reset your phone’s Bluetooth settings.
- Reset your car’s Bluetooth settings.
- Ensure that your phone and car are within range of each other.
- Ensure that your phone’s Bluetooth is turned on and discoverable.
- Restart your phone and/or car.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I pair multiple phones with my 2018 Subaru?
Yes, you can pair multiple phones with your Subaru. Simply repeat the pairing process for each phone.
How do I delete a paired phone from my 2018 Subaru?
To delete a paired phone from your Subaru, navigate to the "Bluetooth" menu on your car’s infotainment system and select the phone you wish to delete. Choose the "Delete" option and confirm the deletion.
Why won’t my phone pair with my 2018 Subaru?
If you are having trouble pairing your phone with your Subaru, try resetting both your car’s and phone’s Bluetooth settings. You may also want to ensure that your phone’s Bluetooth is turned on and discoverable before attempting to pair it with your car. If you continue to experience issues, consult your car’s user manual or contact your local Subaru dealership for assistance.
In conclusion, pairing your phone with a 2018 Subaru is a simple process that can greatly enhance your driving experience. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily connect your phone to your car and enjoy all of your favorite features on the go.