SYNC & How-Tos


How to listen and reply to text messages with SYNC

SYNC® with MyFord Touch® will read incoming text messages to you while your vehicle is in motion. SYNC can translate commonly used emoticons and abbreviations such as :-) and LOL. Use voice commands to choose among 15 preset messages to reply to your messages.27,48


7 Steps

  • Before you start

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


  • A soft tone alerts you to an incoming text message and a notification displays on your 8-inch touchscreen.

  • Press or pull the Voice button and say, "Listen to text message."

  • SYNC will read the message aloud.

  • When you want to reply to a text message, press or pull the Voice button and say, "Reply to text message."

  • SYNC displays a list of 15 preset-messages on the touchscreen and will ask you to pick one to send.

  • Press the Arrow buttons to scroll through a list of 15 preset-messages on the radio screen.

    1.  I'll call you back in a few minutes.
    2.  I just left, I'll be there soon.
    3.  Can you give me a call?
    4.  I'm on my way.
    5.  I'm running a few minutes late.
    6.  I'm ahead of schedule, so I'll be there early.
    7.  I'm outside.
    8.  I'll call you when I get there.

    9.  OK
    10. Yes
    11. No
    12. Thanks
    13. Stuck in traffic.
    14. Call me later.
    15. LOL

  • SYNC will ask you to confirm your selection. Reply, "Yes," "No," or "Cancel."

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