How do I set up Bluetooth in a 2010 Chevy Malibu?

I just picked up a 2010 Chevy Malibu and I want to pair my phone to it. Since it’s the first time I’m connecting my phone, I’m wondering if there’s anything special I need to do. What’s the best way to set up Bluetooth on my 2010 Malibu?

Brittni Brinn · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Congrats on your new-to-you Malibu! To set up Bluetooth on a 2010
Chevrolet Malibu
, follow these instructions:
  1. Turn on your car, making sure it is safely in Park.
  2. Select the Phone icon featured on the touchscreen.
  3. Look for “Add Phone,” “Pair Device,” “Connect Phone” or “+.” Select the closest option that is on your screen.
  4. Open your cell phone’s Bluetooth settings. Make sure Bluetooth is turned on and select your Malibu from the list.
  5. Check to see if the code shown on the phone matches the one on the touchscreen.
  6. Select “Pair” on the touchscreen and phone (follow prompts as applicable).
Your screen should now show your phone as being available for making and receiving calls!
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