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Honda HR-V: Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with display audio system)

Honda HR-V (2015-2021) Owner's Manual / Features / Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with display audio system)

To use HFL, you need a Bluetooth-compatible cell phone. For a list of compatible phones, pairing procedures, and special feature capabilities:

  • U.S.: Visit, or call 1-888-528 -7876.
  • Canada: Visit, or call 1-888- 528-7876.

To use HFL, the Bluetooth On/Off Status setting must be On.

Voice control tips

  • Press and release the button when you want to call a number using a stored voice tag, a phonebook, name or a number. Speak clearly and naturally after a beep
  • If the microphone picks up voices other than yours, the command may be misinterpreted.
  • To change the volume level, use the audio system's VOL (Volume) or use the remote audio controls on the steering wheel.

State or local laws may prohibit the operation of handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle.

Up to six speed dial entries can be displayed among a total of 20 that can be entered. If there is no entries in the system, Speed Dial is disabled.

Bluetooth Wireless Technology

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HFL Limitations

An incoming call on HFL will interrupt the audio system when it is playing. It will resume when the call is ended.

Models with navigation system

See the navigation system manual for how to operate the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink.

Models without navigation system

Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (HFL) allows you to place and receive phone calls using your vehicle's audio system, without handling your cell phone.


 Using HFL

■HFL Buttons (Pick-up) button: Press to go directly to the Phone screen, or to answer an incoming call. (Hang-up/Back) button: Press to end a call, go back to the previous command, or to cancel

 HFL Menus

The ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II)*1 to use HFL. To use HFL, you must first pair your Bluetoothcompatible mobile phone to the system while the vehicle is parked. Some functions a

 Phone Setup

■ To pair a mobile phone (when there is no phone paired to the system) 1. Select Phone. 2. Select Yes. 3. Make sure your phone is in search or discoverable mode, then select OK. HFL automatically


 Steering Column Cover Removal and Installation

Removal & Installation 1. Upper Column Cover - Remove Adjust the steering column to the full tilt down position, and to the full telescopic out position Turn the steering wheel 90º clockwise. Release the hook (A). Turn the steering wheel 180º counterclockwise. Release the hook (A

 HVAC Unit Removal and Installation

Removal & Installation SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations - Refer to: SRS Component Location Index (KA/KC) and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service. 1. 12 Volt Battery Terminal - Disconnect 2. A/C Refrigerant - Recover 3. Engin

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