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

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

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

  3. SYNC will read the message aloud.

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

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

  6. 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

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