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What Apps Are Available For My Ford SYNC?


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#1 Nick

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 11:43 AM

There are a number of Ford SYNC apps available, but the availability does depend on what country you live. We'll try to keep this list updated as best we can, but if you've come across one that isn't listed below, please let us know so we can update it.

 

911 Assist (USA Only)

In the event of an accident in which an airbag deploys or, in certain vehicles, the fuel pump shutoff is activated, 911 Assist with GPS uses a properly paired and connected mobile phone inside the vehicle to assist occupants to call a 911 operator and gives emergency responders your exact location. The call goes directly through your cell phone without the need for intermediary assistance. It opens the SYNC® microphone to allow those inside the car to communicate hands-free with the 911 operator. The call can be cancelled by pressing and holding the steering wheel-mounted phone button or by confirming the cancellation message.

 

Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance (Europe Only)

Triggered by an airbag activating or the fuel pump being cut off, Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance uses your mobile phone to contact the Emergency Services directly. (There’s no third party call centre to slow things down.) It gives them crucial information, such as your GPS coordinates, and then enables you to talk to them yourself. If you have an accident abroad, Emergency Assistance is particularly clever. Thanks to its unique linguistic capabilities, it can talk to you in your chosen language, but speak to the Emergency Services in their local language. This extra peace of mind is free for the lifetime of your vehicle.
 

SYNC Applink (All Markets)

Stay in touch every second you’re driving, with state-of-the-art Ford SYNC voice activated control and connectivity technology. It lets you make and take mobile phone calls, hands-free, using the simplest voice commands. It can even read out text messages you’ve been sent. Likewise, you can control your music on your iPod or MP3 Player, just by using your voice. So, while Ford SYNC keeps you connected and entertained, you can keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.Use your voice to control some of your favorite mobile apps while driving.

 

SYNC Destinations

With the SYNC® Destinations mobile application you can access traffic information, get turn-by-turn directions, Click here to download for iPhone and Android.

 

SYNC Services (USA Only)

SYNC Services is a subscription service available to owners with SYNC with MyFord Touch that puts 411 Business Search, turn-by-turn directions, news, traffic, weather, sports, and more within reach of your voice. SYNC Services offers audible travel information on demand. If SYNC Services can't fulfill your request for directions or 411 Business Search, you'll have the option of using Operator Assist service.

 

 

SYNC Internet Connectivity (All Markets)

SYNC with MyFord Touch turns your WiFi-enabled smartphone into an Internet access point for your passengers. They can go online while you drive and won’t disrupt your phone's connection to SYNC.

 

SYNC Vehicle Health Report (All Markets)

Use SYNC with MyFord Touch to check if your vehicle's operating systems are performing properly. You can also set the Automatic Reminders to run a Vehicle Health Report at specific mileage intervals.

 

HABU Music (All Markets)

HABU Music is the first-ever app that enables drivers to play automatically generated playlists based on mood using voice commands. View the Habu website to download the app.

 

Parkopedia (All Markets)

Parkopedia, the leading parking information provider with more than 28 million parking spots listed, announces an app compatible with the Ford SYNC AppLink in-car connectivity system. Using the AppLink interface, drivers will be able to locate available nearby parking spots and get pricing information through simple voice commands, eliminating the need to touch their mobile phone while driving. To use Parkopedia, drivers of SYNC AppLink-equipped Ford vehicles need to have the app installed on an iOS or Android-based smartphone. Drivers can activate Parkopedia by pressing the SYNC voice button on the steering wheel and saying “Mobile applications,” and then “Parkopedia,” to begin finding real-time available parking spots. View the Parkopedia website to download the app.

 

ADT Pulse (Markets TBC)

To use ADT Pulse with SYNC AppLink, drivers of equipped Ford vehicles need the Pulse app installed on an iOS or Android-based smartphone. The app will then be automatically available when the phone is connected to SYNC. Drivers simply need to press the SYNC voice button on the steering wheel to launch the ADT Pulse app, and then, using intuitive voice commands, can remotely manage their home and business security with a number of functions, including:

  • Check system status – Allows driver to double check that the security system is armed and that windows and doors are shut and locked
  • Arm and disarm system – From the road, drivers will be able to arm or disarm their home security system
  • Open a door – Whether for a child coming home early from school or a caregiver needing immediate access, this feature allows drivers to remotely grant entry to whomever needs it
  • Automate home entry and access – Drivers can automatically adjust lighting and heating so that the premises will be set to their preferences upon arrival

Domino's Pizza (USA Only)

Available soon, Domino’s customers who have a registered Pizza Profile on their Domino’s mobile app, as well as the Ford SYNC AppLink in-car connectivity system, will be able to use that combination to place their saved Easy Order in just a few simple, voice-activated steps.


Edited by Nick, 07 January 2014 - 02:26 PM.
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