Honda HR-V Owners & Service Manuals

Honda HR-V: Playing Bluetooth Audio

Your audio system allows you to listen to music from your Bluetooth-compatible phone.

This function is available when the phone is paired and connected to the vehicle's Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (HFL) system.

Audio System Basic Operation

*1: Depending on the Bluetooth device you connect, some or all of the lists may not be displayed.

Not all Bluetooth-enabled phones with streaming audio capabilities are compatible with the system.

For a list of compatible phones:

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In some states, it may be illegal to perform some data device functions while driving.

Only one phone can be used with HFL at a time.

When there are more than two paired phones in the vehicle, the first paired phone the system finds is automatically linked.

If more than one phone is paired to the HFL system, there may be a delay before the system begins to play.

In some cases, the name of the artist, album, or track may not appear correctly.

A No Device Connected message may be displayed if:

  • The phone is not linked to HFL.
  • The phone is not turned on.
  • The phone is not in the vehicle.
  • An incompatible phone is connected.

The following functions may not be available on some devices:

  • Pause function
  • Group selection

■To Play Bluetooth Audio Files

1. Make sure that your phone is paired and connected to HFL.

2. Press the Bluetooth Audio mode.

If the phone is not recognized, another HFL-compatible phone, which is not compatible for Bluetooth Audio, may already be connected.

Audio System Basic Operation

To play the audio files, you may need to operate your phone. If so, follow the phone maker's operating instructions.

Switching to another mode pauses the music playing from your phone.

■ To pause or resume a file

Select the play icon or pause icon.

■Searching for Music

1. Select MENU.

2. Select Music Search.

3. Select a search category (e.g., Albums).

4. Select an item.

  • The selection begins playing.

Audio System Basic Operation

Depending on the Bluetooth device you connect, some or all of the lists may not be displayed.


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