Pairing

A Bluetooth-enabled cell phone must be paired to the Bluetooth system and then connected to the vehicle before it can be used. See your cell phone manufacturer's user guide for Bluetooth functions before pairing the cell phone. If a Bluetooth phone is not connected, calls will be made using OnStar Hands-Free Calling, if available. See OnStar Overview  for more information.

Pairing Information

  • A Bluetooth phone with MP3 capability cannot be paired to the vehicle as a phone and an MP3 player at the same time.
  • Up to five cell phones can be paired to the Bluetooth system.
  • The pairing process is disabled when the vehicle is moving.
  • Pairing only needs to be completed once, unless the pairing information on the cell phone changes or the cell phone is deleted from the system.
  • Only one paired cell phone can be connected to the Bluetooth system at a time.
  • If multiple paired cell phones are within range of the system, the system connects to the first available paired cell phone in the order that they were first paired to the system. To link to a different paired phone, see “Linking to a Different Phone” later in this section.

Pairing a Phone

1. Press followed by a tone.. The system responds “Ready,” followed by a tone.

2. Say “Bluetooth.” This command can be skipped.

3. Say “Pair.” The system responds with instructions and a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN). The PIN is used in Step 5.

4. Start the pairing process on the cell phone that you want to pair. For help with this process, see your cell phone manufacturer's user guide.

5. Locate the device named “Your Vehicle” in the list on the cell phone. Follow the instructions on the cell phone to enter the PIN provided in Step 3. After the PIN is successfully entered, the system prompts you to provide a name for the paired cell phone. This name will be used to indicate which phones are paired and connected to the vehicle. The system responds with “<Phone name> has been successfully paired” after the pairing process is complete.

6. Repeat Steps 1 through 5 to pair additional phones.

Listing All Paired and Connected Phones

The system can list all cell phones paired to it. If a paired cell phone is also connected to the vehicle, the system responds with “is connected” after that phone name.

1. Press followed by a tone.. The system responds “Ready,” followed by a tone.

2. Say “Bluetooth.”

3. Say “List.”

Deleting a Paired Phone

If the phone name you want to delete is unknown, see “Listing All Paired and Connected Phones.”

1. Press followed by a tone.. The system responds “Ready,” followed by a tone.

2. Say “Bluetooth.”

3. Say “Delete.” The system asks for which phone to delete.

4. Say the name of the phone you want to delete.

Connecting to a Different Phone

To connect to a different cell phone, the Bluetooth system looks for the next available cell phone in the order in which all the available cell phones were paired. Depending on which cell phone you want to connect to, you may have to use this command several times.

1. Press followed by a tone.. The system responds “Ready,” followed by a tone.

2. Say “Bluetooth.”

3. Say “Change phone.”

  • If another cell phone is found, the response will be “<Phone name> is now connected.”
  • If another cell phone is not found, the original phone remains connected.
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