How do I delete phones from a 2016 Honda Civic?

I purchased a 2016 Honda Civic from a private seller. I know it has Bluetooth, so I want to pair my phone to it. The only problem is that the system still has old phones on it. How can I delete phones from a 2016 Honda Civic?

Kudos on the new-to-you 2016 Honda Civic! If you want to delete phones from the vehicle’s Bluetooth system, the process is quick and painless. Just follow these steps to delete phones from a 2016 Honda Civic:
  1. Turn the car on using the push-button start.
  2. If the radio isn’t on, push the left-side button to turn it on.
  3. Press the phone button icon located to the right of the radio screen.
  4. Choose Phone Setup.
  5. Using the right-hand dial, scroll down until you see System Clear.
  6. Next, select Bluetooth Setup.
  7. Scroll down again until you find Delete Device.
  8. Select the device you want to delete.
  9. Choose Yes on the confirmation prompt to delete the phone.
  10. Repeat as necessary until all unwanted phones are deleted.
After you delete the phones, use the same screens to set up your phone with the Bluetooth system. Once you pair your phone, you can use the HondaLink system to listen to music from your phone, as well as access speech-to-text and hands-free calling.
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Answered on Dec 17, 2021
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