How do I pair my Galaxy S5 with SYNC?

Connect your Samsung Galaxy S5™ with SYNC 3® to make and receive hands-free calls.27,43 

Here’s how to pair your phone: 

  1. Start your vehicle, and power on your Galaxy S5. 

  2. Enable your phone’s Bluetooth® feature:48

    • Press Apps > Settings.
    • Scroll to and press Bluetooth; to turn Bluetooth on, press the Bluetooth slider.
  3. On your vehicle’s SYNC 3 touchscreen, press Add Device.

    (If you’ve already paired a phone, SYNC displays the name of that device. If your screen asks you to connect a phone, make sure your Galaxy S5 Bluetooth is turned on.)

  4. Go back to your phone’s Bluetooth settings, and scan for devices.

    • Press SYNC.
  5. Both your phone and SYNC 3 touchscreen should now display a six-digit PIN.

    • Verify the two numbers match.
    • Press Pair on your phone.
    The SYNC 3 touchscreen display will then indicate pairing was successful.

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