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How to hear text messages with voice commands and SYNC® 3

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How to hear text messages with voice commands


With a simple voice command, SYNC® 3 enables you to listen to text messages while your phone is securely put away. You may also be able to reply with one of 15 preset messages with voice commands.

Note: Text messaging is a phone-dependent feature. View the SYNC® 3 compatibility chart for your device.

Local laws may prohibit some or all of the text messaging functions while driving. Check your local road rules before using these functions.

5 STEPS

Before you start

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

  • Check your phone’s compatibility with SYNC® 3.
  • Pair your phone with SYNC® 3. 
  • If you have an iPhone, please see Receiving iPhone text messages with SYNC® 3

   SYNC® 3 Support


How to hear text messages with voice commands


With a simple voice command, SYNC® 3 enables you to listen to text messages while your phone is securely put away. You may also be able to reply with one of 15 preset messages with voice commands.

Note: Text messaging is a phone-dependent feature. View the SYNC® 3 compatibility chart for your device.

Local laws may prohibit some or all of the text messaging functions while driving. Check your local road rules before using these functions.

5 STEPS

Before you start

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

  • Check your phone’s compatibility with SYNC® 3.
  • Pair your phone with SYNC® 3. 
  • If you have an iPhone, please see Receiving iPhone text messages with SYNC® 3

Note: Downloading and sending text messages using Bluetooth® are phone-dependent features.

 Certain features in text messaging are speed-dependent and not available when your vehicle is traveling at speeds more than 5 km/h.

 

QUICK TIP

Use Siri Eyes-Free and your iPhone to personalize text messagestext messge

With Siri Eyes-Free, you can use your iPhone to send personalized replies to text messages. To use this feature, activate and tell Siri whom you want to text and what you want to say in your message. Siri will read your text back to you to confirm it and then send it when it’s ready. Siri Eyes-Free is the only option for replying to text messages with voice and personalized messages with an iPhone.

Learn more about receiving iPhone text messages with SYNC® 3.

Note: Downloading and sending text messages using Bluetooth® are phone-dependent features.

 Certain features in text messaging are speed-dependent and not available when your vehicle is traveling at speeds more than 5 km/h.

 

QUICK TIP

Use Siri Eyes-Free and your iPhone to personalize text messages

With Siri Eyes-Free, you can use your iPhone to send personalized replies to text messages. To use this feature, activate and tell Siri whom you want to text and what you want to say in your message. Siri will read your text back to you to confirm it and then send it when it’s ready. Siri Eyes-Free is the only option for replying to text messages with voice and personalized messages with an iPhone.

Learn more about receiving iPhone text messages with SYNC® 3.

Note: Downloading and sending text messages using Bluetooth® are phone-dependent features.

 Certain features in text messaging are speed-dependent and not available when your vehicle is traveling at speeds more than 5 km/h.

 

QUICK TIP

Use Siri Eyes-Free and your iPhone to personalize text messagestext messge

With Siri Eyes-Free, you can use your iPhone to send personalized replies to text messages. To use this feature, activate and tell Siri whom you want to text and what you want to say in your message. Siri will read your text back to you to confirm it and then send it when it’s ready. Siri Eyes-Free is the only option for replying to text messages with voice and personalized messages with an iPhone.

Learn more about receiving iPhone text messages with SYNC® 3.

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