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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Hands-Free Telephone System

Hands-Free Telephone System*  
1Hands-Free Telephone System*  
Audio system with one display  
Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System allows you to place and receive phone calls  
using your vehicle’s audio system, without handling your mobile phone.  
To use the system, you need a Bluetooth-compatible  
mobile phone. For a list of compatible phones,  
pairing procedures, and special feature capabilities:  
Europe: Visit  
Using HFT  
HFT Buttons  
Voice control tips  
Aim the vents away from the ceiling and close the  
windows, as noise coming from them may interfere  
with the microphone.  
Volume up  
Microphone  
SOURCE Button  
Press the  
(Talk) button when you want to call a  
number using a stored voice tag. Speak clearly and  
naturally after a beep.  
(Pick-up)  
Button  
If the microphone picks up voices other than yours,  
the command may be misinterpreted.  
To change the volume level, use the audio system’s  
volume knob or the remote audio controls on the  
steering wheel.  
Volume  
down  
TEL  
Button  
(Hang-up/back) Button  
(Talk) Button  
Selector  
Knob  
If you receive a call while using the audio system, the  
system resumes its operation after ending the call.  
(Pick-up) button: Press to go directly to the Phone screen or to answer an  
incoming call.  
(Hang-up/back) Button: Press to end a call, go back to the previous  
command, or cancel a command.  
(Talk) Button: Press to give a command or answer a call.  
TEL Button: Press to go directly to the Phone screen.  
Selector knob: Rotate  
to select an item on the screen, then press  
.
* Not available on all models  
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1Hands-Free Telephone System*  
HFT Status Display  
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology  
The i-multi-information display notifies you  
when there is an incoming call.  
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered  
trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any  
use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under  
licence. Other trademarks and trade names are those  
of their respective owners.  
Bluetooth Indicator  
Appears when your phone is  
connected to the system.  
Roam Status  
Signal Strength  
Battery Level Status  
HFT Mode  
HFT Limitations  
An incoming call on HFT will interrupt the audio system  
when it is playing. It will resume when the call is ended.  
John  
European models  
For information of DoC (Declaration of Conformance)  
Hereby, Johnson Controls Automotive, declares that  
this Hands-Free Telephone System is in compliance  
with the essential requirements and other relevant  
provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.  
Call Name  
Except European models  
For additional conformance information:  
Limitations for Manual Operation  
Certain manual functions are disabled or inoperable while the vehicle is in motion.  
You cannot select a grayed-out option until the vehicle is stopped.  
Only previously stored speed dial entries with voice tags, phonebook names, or  
numbers can be called using voice commands while the vehicle is in motion.  
2 Speed Dial P. 355  
1HFT Status Display  
The information that appears on the i-multi-  
information display varies between phone models.  
You can change the system language from English to  
other available one.  
2 Customized Features P. 145  
* Not available on all models  
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HFT Menus  
1HFT Menus  
The ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY (q or ON (w to use HFT.  
To use the system, you must first pair your Bluetooth-  
compatible mobile phone to the system while the  
vehicle is parked.  
TEL or  
Phone  
Speed dial*1  
Call history*1  
Display your speed dial entry lists.  
(up to 15 entries per paired phone)  
Dialed calls  
Display the last 20  
outgoing calls.  
Received calls  
Missed calls  
Display the last 20  
incoming calls.  
Display the last 20  
missed calls.  
Phonebook*1  
Dial*1  
Display the paired phone’s phonebook.  
Enter a phone number to dial.  
*1:Appears only when a phone is connected to the system.  
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Redial*1  
Redial the last number dialed in the phone’s history.  
Phone setup  
Connection  
Add a new phone  
Connect a phone  
Disconnect phone  
Delete a phone  
Pair a phone to the system.  
Connect a phone to the system.  
Disconnect a paired phone from the system.  
Delete a previously paired phone.  
Pairing code  
Create a code for a paired phone.  
*1:Appears only when a phone is connected to the system.  
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Add new  
Phonebook  
Speed dial*1  
Select a phone number from the  
phonebook to store as a speed dial number.  
Call history  
Select a phone number from the call history  
to store as a speed dial number.  
Phone number  
Enter a phone number to store as a speed  
dial number.  
Existing entry list  
Change speed dial  
Change a previously stored speed dial  
number.  
Delete speed dial  
Store voice tag  
Change voice tag  
Delete voice tag  
Delete a previously stored speed dial  
number.  
Create a voice tag for a speed dial number.  
Change a voice tag for a speed dial number.  
Delete a voice tag for a speed dial number.  
*1:Appears only when a phone is connected to the system.  
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Auto transfer  
Caller ID info  
Set calls to automatically transfer from your phone to HFT when you enter  
the vehicle.  
Name priority  
Prioritize the caller’s name as the caller ID.  
Number priority  
Prioritize the caller’s phone number as the  
caller ID.  
Passcode*1  
Create a security PIN for a paired phone.  
System clear  
Clear the system of all paired phones, phonebook entries, and security  
codes.  
*1:Appears only when a phone is connected to the system.  
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1Phone Setup  
Phone Setup  
Your Bluetooth-compatible phone must be paired to  
the system before you can make and receive hands-  
free calls.  
To pair a mobile phone (No phone has been paired to the system)  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
button.  
2. Rotate  
to select Yes, then press  
.
Phone Pairing Tips:  
3. Make sure your phone is in search or  
discoverable mode, then press  
u The system automatically searches for a  
You cannot pair your phone while the vehicle is  
moving.  
.
Up to six phones can be connected.  
Your phone’s battery may drain faster when it is  
paired to the system.  
Bluetooth device.  
If your phone is not ready for pairing or not found  
by the system within three minutes, the system will  
time out and returns to idle.  
4. When your phone appears on the list, select  
Once you have paired a phone, you can see it  
displayed on the screen with one or two icons on the  
right side.  
These icons indicate the following:  
: The phone can be used with HFT.  
: The phone is compatible with Bluetooth® Audio.  
it by pressing  
.
u If your phone doesn’t appear, select  
Phone not found? and search for  
Bluetooth devices using your phone.  
From your phone, select HONDA HFT.  
PHONE#1  
5. The system gives you a four-digit pairing  
code to input on your phone.  
PHONE#1  
HONDA HFT  
When your phone prompts you, input the  
four-digit pairing code.  
6. A notification appears on the screen if  
pairing is successful.  
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To pair a mobile phone (when a phone has already been paired to the  
system)  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
button.  
2. Rotate  
to select Phone setup, then  
press  
.
u If a prompt appears asking to connect to  
a phone, select No and proceed with  
step 2.  
Connection  
Speed dial  
3. Rotate  
press  
4. Rotate  
then press  
to select Connection, then  
.
to select Add a new phone,  
.
Add a new phone  
Connect a phone  
u The screen changes to Select location.  
5. Rotate  
to select Empty, then press  
.
PHONE#4  
PHONE#5  
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6. Make sure your phone is in search or  
discoverable mode, then press  
.
u The system automatically searches for a  
Bluetooth device.  
7. When your phone appears on the list, select  
it by pressing  
.
PHONE#2  
PHONE#6  
u If your phone doesn’t appear, select  
Phone not found? and search for  
Bluetooth devices using your phone.  
From your phone, select HONDA HFT.  
8. The system gives you a four-digit pairing  
code to input on your phone.  
When your phone prompts you, input the  
four-digit pairing code.  
PHONE#2  
HONDA HFT  
9. A notification appears on the screen if  
pairing is successful.  
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To change the pairing code setting  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
1To change the pairing code setting  
button.  
The default pairing code is 0000 until you change the  
setting.  
u Rotate  
to select Phone setup, then  
To create your own, select Fixed, and delete the  
current code, then enter a new one.  
press  
.
Connection  
Speed dial  
For a randomly generated pairing code each time you  
pair a phone, select Random.  
2. Rotate  
press  
3. Rotate  
to select Connection, then  
to select Pairing code, then  
.
.
Delete a phone  
Pairing code  
press  
4. Rotate  
then press  
to select Fixed or Random,  
.
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To delete a paired phone  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
button.  
2. Rotate  
to select Phone setup, then  
press  
.
Disconnect phone  
Delete a phone  
Pairing code  
u Repeat the procedure to select  
Connection, then Delete a phone.  
3. Rotate  
delete, then press  
to select a phone you want to  
.
1 PHONE#3  
2 PHONE#4  
3 PHONE#5  
4. A confirmation message appears on the  
screen. Rotate  
.
to select Yes, then press  
u A notification appears if the deletion is  
successful.  
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1To Create a Security PIN  
To Create a Security PIN  
If the phone is already security PIN protected, you  
need to enter the current security PIN before clearing  
the PIN or creating a new one.  
You can protect each of the six mobile phones with a security PIN.  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
button.  
2. Rotate  
to select Phone setup, then  
press  
.
PHONE#3  
PHONE#4  
PHONE#5  
u Repeat the procedure to select  
Passcode.  
3. Select a phone you want to add a security  
PIN to.  
u Rotate  
to select a phone you want to  
add a security PIN to, then press  
.
4. A confirmation message appears on the  
screen.  
u Rotate  
to select Yes, then press  
.
5. Enter a new four-digit number.  
u Rotate to select, then press . Press  
to delete. Press to enter the  
security PIN.  
6. Re-enter the four-digit number.  
u The screen returns to the screen in step  
2.  
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Automatic Transferring  
If you get into the vehicle while you are on the phone, the call can be automatically  
transferred to the system.  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
button.  
2. Rotate  
to select Phone setup, then  
press  
.
u Repeat the procedure to select Auto  
transfer.  
3. Rotate  
to select On, then press  
.
4. A notification appears on the screen if the  
change is successful.  
1Caller’s ID Information  
Caller’s ID Information  
Name priority mode: A caller’s name is displayed if  
it is stored in the phonebook.  
Number priority mode: A caller’s phone number is  
displayed.  
You can select a caller’s information to be displayed when you have an incoming  
call.  
1. Press the TEL button or the  
button.  
2. Rotate  
to select Phone setup, then  
press  
.
u Repeat the procedure to select Caller ID  
info.  
3. Rotate  
press  
to select a mode you want, then  
.
4. A notification appears on the screen if the  
change is successful.  
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