How do you connect your phone to a 2013 Honda CR-V?

My dad gifted me his old CR-V EX-L. It’s been great so far, but I’m not sure how to connect my phone. What’s the easiest way to connect my phone to a 2013 Honda CR-V?

Answer
Congrats on the new-to-you 2013 Honda CR-V EX-L! It’s a top-rated vehicle that should last for years. As far as connecting your phone, the process is quick and easy.
To connect your phone to a 2013 Honda CR-V:
  • Turn your key in the ignition to accessories mode, which is labeled II. Don’t start the engine.
  • Press the phone button located on the radio.
  • Use the volume knob to select yes when it asks if you want to add a phone.
  • Press the select button on the middle of the volume dial.
  • Make sure that your phone’s Bluetooth is on so your Honda can discover it.
  • You should hear a voice talk about connecting your phone while the CR-V searches for your phone’s signal.
  • Select your phone when it appears on the screen.
  • Enter the 0000 code into your phone when prompted.
  • You should see a confirmation on the radio screen that your phone has been added.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Dec 28, 2021
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