How do you connect Bluetooth to a 2009 Ford F150?

I want to play my music over my truck’s speakers but I’m scared that my F150 might be too old. How do you connect Bluetooth to a 2009 Ford F150?

Liz Jenson · Answered on Jan 19, 2023
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
To connect to Bluetooth in a 2009 Ford F150, you’ll need to use your vehicle’s SYNC system. Here’s how:
  1. Turn on your phone and activate Bluetooth.
  2. Turn on your vehicle and open your SYNC multimedia system.
  3. Select Phone, then select Add Phone. This should make your vehicle available for pairing.
  4. On your phone’s Bluetooth settings, scroll down to the list of available devices. When your vehicle appears on that list, select it to begin pairing.
  5. Once your phone successfully pairs with your Ford SYNC system, you’ll be able to play audio from your phone via Bluetooth in your F150!
If you have a problem with any of these steps, it’s a good idea to check that your phone isn’t paired with any other devices. Sometimes, your phone will automatically pair with the nearest familiar Bluetooth device in range, which could prevent your phone from connecting to your car.
Using your 2009 F150’s Bluetooth feature isn’t just convenient—it can also help you keep your car insurance costs low! By using hands-free voice commands, you’re less likely to receive a costly ticket that could cause your premium to raise, and you may even qualify for a safe driver discount.
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