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How to hear text messages with voice commands


With a simple voice command, SYNC® 3 enables you to listen to text messages while your phone is securely put away. You may also be able to reply with one of 15 preset messages with voice commands.

Before you start

There are a few things you should do before starting step 1:

. Check your phone’s compatibility with SYNC® 3.

. Pair your phone with SYNC® 3. 

If you have an iPhonesync-3-text-message, please see Receiving iPhonesync-3-text-message text messages with SYNC® 3

   SYNC® 3 Support

How to hear text messages with voice commands


With a simple voice command, SYNC® 3 enables you to listen to text messages while your phone is securely put away. You may also be able to reply with one of 15 preset messages with voice commands.

5 STEPS

Before you start

There are a few things you should do before starting step 1:

. Check your phone’s compatibility with SYNC® 3.

. Pair your phone with SYNC® 3. 

If you have an iPhonesync-3-text-message, please see Receiving iPhonesync-3-text-message text messages with SYNC® 3

*This option is not available with iPhones.

Note: Downloading and sending text messages using Bluetooth® are phone-dependent features.

 Certain features in text messaging are speed-dependent and not available when your vehicle is traveling at speeds more than 3 mph (5 km/h).

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Use Sirisync-3-text-message Eyes-Free and your iPhonesync-3-text-message to personalize text messages

With Sirisync-3-text-message Eyes-Free, you can use your iPhonesync-3-text-message to send personalized replies to text messages. To use this feature, activate and tell Sirisync-3-text-message whom you want to text and what you want to say in your message. Sirisync-3-text-message will read your text back to you to confirm it and then send it when it’s ready. Sirisync-3-text-message Eyes-Free is the only option for replying to text messages with voice and personalized messages with an iPhonesync-3-text-message.

*This option is not available with iPhones.

Note: Downloading and sending text messages using Bluetooth® are phone-dependent features.

 Certain features in text messaging are speed-dependent and not available when your vehicle is traveling at speeds more than 3 mph (5 km/h).

QUICK TIP

Use Sirisync-3-text-message Eyes-Free and your iPhonesync-3-text-message to personalize text messages

With Sirisync-3-text-message Eyes-Free, you can use your iPhonesync-3-text-message to send personalized replies to text messages. To use this feature, activate and tell Sirisync-3-text-message whom you want to text and what you want to say in your message. Sirisync-3-text-message will read your text back to you to confirm it and then send it when it’s ready. Sirisync-3-text-message Eyes-Free is the only option for replying to text messages with voice and personalized messages with an iPhonesync-3-text-message.

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