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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Using HFT (Audio system with one display)

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  
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.  
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.  
(Hang-up/back) Button  
(Talk) Button  
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  
uuHands-Free Telephone System*uUsing HFT  
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.  
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