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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Audio System

Audio System*  
About Your Audio System  
Models with navigation system  
1About Your Audio System  
See the Navigation System Manual for operation on the navigation system.  
Video CDs, DVDs, and 8-cm (3-inch) mini CDs are not  
supported.  
The audio system features AM/FM radio. It can also play audio CDs*, WMA/MP3/  
AAC files, USB flash drives, and iPod, iPhone, and Bluetooth® devices.  
iPod, iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc.  
After you turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0*1, you  
can use the audio system for up to 30 minutes per  
driving cycle. However, whether you can continue  
using the audio system depends on the battery  
condition. Repeatedly using this feature may drain  
the battery.  
You can operate the audio system from the buttons and switches on the panel, or  
the remote controls on the steering wheel or on the touch screen interface*.  
Audio system with  
two displays  
Remote Control  
Audio system with  
one display  
*1: Models withthe keyless access systemhave an ENGINE  
START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
iPod  
iPod  
USB Flash  
Drive  
USB Flash  
Drive  
HDMITM  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uUSB Adapter Cable*  
USB Adapter Cable*  
1. Unclip the USB connector and loosen the  
adapter cable.  
2. Install the iPod dock connector or the USB  
flash drive to the USB connector.  
1USB Adapter Cable*  
Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the  
vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may  
damage it.  
Do not use an extension cable with the USB  
adapter cable.  
Do not connect the iPod or USB flash drive using a  
hub.  
Do not use a device such as a card reader or hard  
disk drive, as the device or your files may be  
damaged.  
We recommend keeping your data backed up  
before using the device in your vehicle.  
Displayed messages may vary depending on the  
device model and software version.  
If the audio system does not recognize the iPod, try  
reconnecting it a few times or reboot the device. To  
reboot, follow the manufacturer’s instructions  
provided with the iPod or visit www.apple.com/ipod.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uUSB Ports*  
USB Ports*  
1USB Ports*  
1. Open the cover.  
2. Install the iPod USB connector or the USB  
flash drive to the USB port.  
Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the  
vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may  
damage it.  
We recommend using an extension cable with the  
USB port.  
Do not connect the iPod or USB flash drive using a  
hub.  
Do not use a device such as a card reader or hard  
disk drive, as the device or your files may be  
damaged.  
We recommend keeping your data backed up  
before using the device in your vehicle.  
Displayed messages may vary depending on the  
device model and software version.  
If the audio system does not recognize the iPod, try  
reconnecting it a few times or reboot the device. To  
reboot, follow the manufacturer’s instructions  
provided with the iPod or visit www.apple.com/ipod.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uAuxiliary Input Jack*  
Auxiliary Input Jack*  
1Auxiliary Input Jack*  
Use the jack to connect standard audio devices.  
1. Open the cover.  
To switch the mode, press any of the audio mode  
buttons. You can return to the AUX mode by  
pressing the CD/AUX button.  
2. Connect a standard audio device to the  
input jack using a 3.5mm (1/8 inch) stereo  
miniplug.  
u The audio system automatically switches  
to the AUX mode.  
You cannot use the auxiliary input jack if you replace  
the audio system.  
HDMITM Port*  
1HDMITM Port*  
Do not leave the HDMITM connected device in the  
vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may  
damage it.  
1. Open the cover.  
2. Install the HDMITM cable to the HDMITM  
port.  
We recommend keeping your data backed up  
before using the device in your vehicle.  
Displayed messages may vary depending on the  
device model and software version.  
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition  
Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are  
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI  
Licensing LLC in the United States and other  
countries.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uAudio System Theft Protection  
Audio System Theft Protection  
The audio system is disabled when it is disconnected from the power source, such as  
when the battery is disconnected or goes dead. In certain conditions, the system  
may display a passcode input mode. If it does, reactivate the audio system.  
Reactivating the audio system  
1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (w*1  
2. Turn on the audio system.  
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3. Press and hold the audio system power button for more than two seconds.  
u The audio system is reactivated when the audio control unit establishes a  
connection with the vehicle control unit. If the control unit fails to recognise  
the audio unit, you must go to a dealer and have the audio unit checked.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
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uuAudio System*uAudio Remote Controls  
Audio Remote Controls  
Allow you to operate the audio system while driving.  
1Audio Remote Controls  
SOURCE Button  
Cycles through the audio modes as follows:  
Some mode appears only when an appropriate  
device or medium is used.  
SOURCE Button  
Audio system with one display  
FM1FM2DAB1*DAB2*LWMW  
CDAUX  
(+ Button  
Depending on the Bluetooth® device you connect,  
some functions may not be operated.  
Button  
Button  
Audio system with two displays  
(- Button  
FMLWMWDABCD*USBiPod  
AppsBluetooth® AudioAUX HDMITM  
MENU Button  
(+ (- (Volume) Buttons  
Press (+: To increase the volume.  
Press (-: To decrease the volume.  
Buttons  
When listening to the radio  
Press : To select the next preset radio station.  
Press : To select the previous preset radio station.  
Press and hold : To select the next strong station.  
To select the next service (DAB*).  
Press and hold : To select the previous strong station.  
To select the previous service (DAB*).  
When listening to a CD*, iPod, USB flash drive, or Bluetooth® Audio  
Press : To skip to the next song.  
Press : To go back to the beginning of the current or previous song.  
When listening to a CD* or USB flash drive  
Press and hold : To skip to the next folder.  
Press and hold : To go back to the previous folder.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uAudio Remote Controls  
Audio system with two displays  
1Audio Remote Controls  
Steering Wheel MENU Button  
Audio system with two displays  
When listening to the radio  
The MENU button is available only when the audio  
mode is FM, AM, CD*, USB, iPod, or Bluetooth®  
Audio.  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select the radio station by Scan, Save  
Preset, or Seek.  
When listening to a CD* or USB flash drive  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select the song by Scan, Repeat,  
Random, or Play/Pause*.  
When listening to an iPod  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select the song by Repeat or Shuffle.  
When listening to a Bluetooth® Audio  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select Pause or Play for the song.  
* Not available on all models  
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