How do I connect a phone to a Honda CR-V?

I’m the proud new owner of a 2021 Honda CR-V EX! I’ve enjoyed driving the car so far, but I’m having trouble connecting my phone to the system. How do I connect my phone to a Honda CR-V?

Congrats on the new whip! The 2021 Honda CR-V EX has garnered plenty of attention as a top-rated vehicle! And connecting your phone is as easy as pressing a few buttons.
Follow these instructions to connect a phone to a Honda CR-V:
  • Make sure the Bluetooth connection is enabled on your phone.
  • Turn the vehicle to accessories mode by keeping your foot off the brake and pressing the push-button start twice.
  • From the touch screen home, select settings.
  • Select connections next.
  • Select Bluetooth.
  • Press connect new device.
  • Select your phone once it appears on the CR-V touch screen.
  • Select audio and phone on the touch screen.
  • Press allow on your phone.
Your phone should be paired! Once you connect your phone, you can:
  • Import your contact list for easy hands-free calling.
  • Turn on HondaLink Assist for assistance in the event of an accident.
  • Listen to music from your music library.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Dec 28, 2021
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