How to turn your vehicle into a WiFi hotspot

SYNC® with MyFord Touch® turns your WiFi®-enabled smartphone into an Internet access point for your passengers. They can go online while you drive and won’t disrupt your phone's connection to SYNC.27,48

  • Before you start

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

    • Enable WiFi on your phone and mobile devices (e.g., laptops, tablets, smartphones)
    • Enable Bluetooth® on your mobile devices48
    • Connect your paired phone
    • Choose a security type that is supported by the mobile devices to be connected to the SYNC network: WEP, WPA, or WPA2
  • Touch Settings.

  • On the Settings menu, touch Settings, then touch Wireless & Internet.

  • Touch WiFi Settings.

  • Set Gateway Access Point Mode to On, then touch Gateway Access Point Settings.

  • Select one of the Security Types: WEP, WPA, or WPA2. SYNC displays a security Passcode to allow client devices to join the SYNC WiFi network.

  • On your mobile devices, select SYNC from the available networks and enter the SYNC Passcode exactly as shown (passcodes are case sensitive). Join the network as usual.

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