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Introducing the SYNC® 3 update with voice-activated technology and advanced features for navigation, calling and entertainment.

Introducing the SYNC® 3 update with voice-activated technology and advanced features for navigation, calling and entertainment.

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Drive to your own beat

Listen to music, podcasts and audiobooks from your iPod or phone with SYNC® 3 using Bluetooth® Stereo or USB. Use voice commands to choose a song or switch to the radio.

Drive to your own beat

Listen to music, podcasts and audiobooks from your iPod or phone with SYNC® 3 using Bluetooth® Stereo or USB. Use voice commands to choose a song or switch to the radio.

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Smooth talk

Phone calls are so much easier with SYNC® 3. Answer calls, dial numbers or end calls with a voice command. Or simply say ‘hear it’ and have your text messages read out loud to you.*

*This feature is not compatible with all mobile phones.

Smooth talk

Phone calls are so much easier with SYNC® 3. Answer calls, dial numbers or end calls with a voice command. Or simply say ‘hear it’ and have your text messages read out loud to you.*

*This feature is not compatible with all mobile phones.

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Navigation

With a built-in maps feature, SYNC® 3 makes it a breeze to locate that impossible-to-find Greek restaurant or the closest gas station.

Navigation

With a built-in maps feature, SYNC® 3 makes it a breeze to locate that impossible-to-find Greek restaurant or the closest gas station.

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Navigation


Lead The Way With SYNC® 3 Maps

Roads are constantly changing. Ensure your peace of mind by keeping your SYNC® 3 MAPS up-to-date. Updating your SYNC® 3 MAPS every year helps you reach your destination safely and efficiently.

Lead The Way With SYNC® 3 Maps

Roads are constantly changing. Ensure your peace of mind by keeping your SYNC® 3 MAPS up-to-date. Updating your SYNC® 3 MAPS every year helps you reach your destination safely and efficiently.


Your map explained.

Hover over a symbol or number to see what it indicates.

Your map explained.

Hover over a symbol or number to see what it indicates.

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Setting up your system.



Setting up your system.

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Pair your mobile phone in a few simple steps

 

  1.  Activate Bluetooth® on your device
  2.  Go to phone menu
  3.  Press “ADD PHONE”
  4.  Select [vehicle name] on your phone
  5.  Confirm the 6-digit PIN on your system screen or enter the 6-digit PIN on your device to complete pairing.

Or just search for your mobile phone using SYNC® 3

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Pair your mobile phone in a few simple steps

 

  1.  Activate Bluetooth® on your device
  2.  Go to phone menu
  3.  Press “ADD PHONE”
  4.  Select [vehicle name] on your phone
  5.  Confirm the 6-digit PIN on your system screen or enter the 6-digit PIN on your device to complete pairing.

Or just search for your mobile phone using SYNC® 3

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Save your home or work location with just a few taps

 

  1.  Select navigation
  2.  Select menu
  3.  Select new route
  4.  Select saved locations
  5.  Enter your address

Save your home or work location with just a few taps

 

  1.  Select navigation
  2.  Select menu
  3.  Select new route
  4.  Select saved locations
  5.  Enter your address
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Save your current position in moments


  1.  Go to the main map view
  2.  Touch the screen at your current location
  3.  Expand the pull down menu on the right
  4.  Select save location

Save your current position in moments


  1.  Go to the main map view
  2.  Touch the screen at your current location
  3.  Expand the pull down menu on the right
  4.  Select save location

What you can do with SYNC® 3.

What you can do with SYNC® 3.

  • Get connected via Bluetooth® and USB
  • Make phone calls and send text messages
  • Control the temperature
  • Use Android Auto & Apple CarPlay*
  • Choose from 5 languages

*Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are smartphone projection platforms (developed by Apple and Google respectively) which allow you to control select applications on each platform via a USB cable connected smartphone on the SYNC® 3 touch screen. Presently Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have not been officially licensed for release/use in Middle East. However, Apple CarPlay does offer a level of immediate functionality when connected to SYNC® 3 with Siri enabled. Android Auto is currently not available for Middle East.

  • Get connected via Bluetooth® and USB
  • Make phone calls and send text messages
  • Control the temperature
  • Use Android Auto & Apple CarPlay*
  • Choose from 5 languages

*Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are smartphone projection platforms (developed by Apple and Google respectively) which allow you to control select applications on each platform via a USB cable connected smartphone on the SYNC® 3 touch screen. Presently Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have not been officially licensed for release/use in Middle East. However, Apple CarPlay does offer a level of immediate functionality when connected to SYNC® 3 with Siri enabled. Android Auto is currently not available for Middle East.

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Learn more about SYNC® 3

Learn more about SYNC® 3

Your helpful guide to download the SYNC® 3 update

Your helpful guide to download the SYNC® 3 update

Before you start, you will need:

A USB drive with at least 4GB of free space.

Your Ford vehicle’s VIN number.

A valid e-mail address.

Before you start, you will need:

A USB drive with at least 4GB of free space.

Your Ford vehicle’s VIN number.

A valid e-mail address.

Check your SYNC® version:

Update is not required for those with SYNC® 3 version 3.0 or above. Make sure to check your version before you proceed. Check by going into Settings -> General -> About SYNC

Check your SYNC® version:

Update is not required for those with SYNC® 3 version 3.0 or above. Make sure to check your version before you proceed. Check by going into Settings -> General -> About SYNC

  1. Click on the “Download SYNC® Software Update” link.
  2. Enter your VIN. If your car is eligible for an update, enter your e-mail address.
  3. If eligible for update, you will receive an email with a link to your update download.
  4. Download the file to your desktop. Unzip the downloaded file and upload to a USB drive.
  5. Insert USB drive into the car USB slot. The update should start automatically. It may take a while for the update to start and SYNC may restart a few times. Do not remove the USB until an update complete message is shown.
  6. You’re done! Report your update online.
  1. Click on the “Download SYNC® Software Update” link.
  2. Enter your VIN. If your car is eligible for an update, enter your e-mail address.
  3. If eligible for update, you will receive an email with a link to your update download.
  4. Download the file to your desktop. Unzip the downloaded file and upload to a USB drive.
  5. Insert USB drive into the car USB slot. The update should start automatically. It may take a while for the update to start and SYNC may restart a few times. Do not remove the USB until an update complete message is shown.
  6. You’re done! Report your update online.

Download the latest SYNC® Software Update

Download the latest SYNC® Software update using a USB storage drive.
Please ensure that you have your vehicle’s VIN number at hand, follow and complete all the necessary steps and register the installation to complete your update.

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Download the latest SYNC® Software Update

Download the latest SYNC® Software update using a USB storage drive.
Please ensure that you have your vehicle’s VIN number at hand, follow and complete all the necessary steps and register the installation to complete your update.

Download Update