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2023 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Voice Control Operation

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Voice Control Operation  
Your vehicle has a voice control system that allows hands-free operation.  
The voice control system uses the  
(talk) button on the steering wheel and a  
When you press the  
button, a helpful prompt asks  
what you would like to do. Press and release the  
button again to bypass this prompt and give a  
command.  
microphone near the map lights on the ceiling.  
Voice Recognition  
The voice control system can only be used from the  
driver’s seat because the microphone unit removes  
noises from the front passenger’s side.  
To achieve optimum voice recognition when using the voice control system:  
Make sure the correct screen is displayed for the voice command that you are  
using.  
The system recognizes only certain commands.  
Available voice commands:  
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Close the windows and moonroof.  
Adjust the dashboard and side vents so air does not blow onto the microphone  
on the ceiling.  
Speak clearly in a natural speaking voice without pausing between words.  
Reduce any background noise if possible. The system may misinterpret your  
command if more than one person is speaking at the same time.  
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You can change the mode on the General  
Settings screen.  
Phone Commands  
Call <name>  
Voice Portal Screen  
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Call <number>  
The system only recognizes contact names  
stored in the phonebook of your phone. If a  
full name is registered in the first name  
field, the system will recognize the first  
name and last name as one contact name.  
The system only recognizes the commands  
on the following pages, at certain screens.  
Free-form voice commands are not  
recognized.  
Phone commands are not available if using  
Apple CarPlay.  
General Commands  
When the voice portal screen is displayed, it  
When the  
(talk) button is pressed,  
will change to the top screen of each  
function by using the global commands.  
available voice commands appear on the  
screen.  
Audio Commands  
Music Search  
AM  
FM  
When the system recognizes an audio  
command, the screen will change to the  
dedicated audio voice recognition screen.  
For a complete list of commands, say “Help”  
after the beep.  
Sirius XM  
Phone  
Depending on the selected mode, the  
displayed commands are different on the  
voice portal screen. The commands  
recognized are the same regardless of  
which screen is selected.  
Normal Mode: A list of example commands  
is displayed to quickly complete your  
desired function.  
FM Commands  
Navigation*  
Tune to <FM frequency>  
AM Commands  
Tune to <AM frequency>  
Phone Commands  
When the system recognizes a phone  
command, the screen will change to the  
dedicated phone voice recognition screen.  
These commands can only be used when a  
phone is connected.  
Sirius XM Commands  
Tune to SXM <channel number>  
Tune to SXM <station name>  
Assist Mode: A list of basic commands is  
displayed to guide you step by step through  
the voice menu.  
* Not available on all models  
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iPod Commands  
List Album <name>  
List Artist <name>  
List Genre <name>  
List Playlist <name>  
Play <artist> <album>  
Play  
Play Album <name>  
Play Artist <name>  
Play Genre <name>  
Play Music <text:media_combo>  
Play Playlist <name>  
Play Song <name>  
Navigation Commands*  
The screen changes to the navigation  
screen.  
2 Refer to the Navigation System Manual  
Standard Commands  
Voice Help  
Cancel  
Back  
Voice Help provides guidance for the  
current screen.  
List Commands  
USB Commands  
List Album <name>  
List Artist <name>  
List Playlist <name>  
Play <artist> <album>  
Play  
Previous  
Next  
Yes  
No  
Play Album <name>  
Play Artist <name>  
Play Music <text:media_combo>  
Play Playlist <name>  
Play Song <name>  
* Not available on all models  
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