How to connect a smartphone to the 2018 Honda Accord

June 26th, 2018 by

Interior of the 2018 Honda Accord

Connect a smartphone to the 2018 Honda Accord

Connecting a smartphone is something many drivers look for in a new vehicle. The 2018 Honda Accord offers several connectivity features to connect a smartphone. There are multiple ways to pair a device to the 2018 Accord. Knowing how to connect a smartphone to the 2018 Honda Accord will help drivers and passengers stay entertained, informed, and safe while on their commute.

2018 Honda Accord Radio (Connect a smartphone)

Connecting a Android phone to the 2018 Accord

Android Auto™ allows Android users to view and utilize multiple apps directly on the car’s Display Audio infotainment screen. To connect to Android Auto, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Android Auto™ app to the phone from Google Play.
  2. Connect the phone via its USB cable to the USB Smartphone/Audio interface.
  3. Agree to the terms and conditions that appear on the touchscreen display by selecting “enable.”
  4. Complete the Android Auto™
  5. An Android Auto™ icon will now appear on the touchscreen display.
  6. Select the icon to begin using Android Auto™.

Connecting a iPhone to the 2018 Accord

Apple CarPlay™ provides access to a variety of apps through the Display Audio system for iPhone users. Connecting an iPhone to the 2018 Accord through Apple CarPlay can be done by following these steps.

  1. Download the Apple CarPlay™ app from iTunes, if you do not already have it.
  2. Connect the phone to the USB Smartphone/Audio interface using the USB cable that came with the iPhone.
  3. Agree to the terms and conditions that appear on the touchscreen display by selecting “enable.”
  4. An Apple CarPlay™ icon will now appear on the Display Audio touchscreen interface.
  5. Select the icon to begin using Apple CarPlay.

Connecting a Phone via Bluetooth to the 2018 Accord

  1. Enable Bluetooth on your device and make it discoverable.
  2. Touch the “Phone” icon on the touchscreen.
  3. Select “Connect Phone.”
  4. Select “Connect New Device.”
  5. The system will now search for your phone.
  6. Select “HandsFreeLink” on your device when it appears.
  7. Verify the pairing code displayed on the phone and the touchscreen display.
  8. Choose the functions you wish to access from your device, and then select “Connect.”
  9. Your phone is now connected via Bluetooth.

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