Adding Smartphone Apps to Your SYNC®3 Infotainment System

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 at 5:42 pm
Ford SYNC®3 with AppLink® display

How to Add Apps to SYNC®3 with AppLink® 

If you own a Ford vehicle equipped with a SYNC®3 infotainment system, staying connected from the open road has never been easier. AppLink® is a feature that lets you control some of your favorite smartphone apps right from your vehicle’s display. This article will explain how to add apps to your SYNC®3 infotainment system using AppLink® and what apps are available for you to take advantage of. 

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With SYNC®3 and AppLink®, you’ll be able to take command of your smartphone’s applications with voice-activated technology or with a quick tap of the touchscreen. AppLink® requires any compatible apps to be installed and running on a capable smartphone while connected to Ford SYNC®3. To ensure a safe and distraction-free drive, some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. 

What Apps Are Available on SYNC®3 AppLink®? 

When you take advantage of SYNC®3 AppLink®, you have the power of numerous music streaming, navigation and news sources right at your fingertips. We’ve listed some popular apps you can access using AppLink®. 

Music Streaming: Pandora, Spotify, Slacker Radio, iHeartRadio, Livio, Tidal Music 

Travel: Waze Navigation & Live Travel, Glympse, What3Words 

News & Weather: Stitcher, WSJ, NPR, Accuweather 

Some other applications available with SYNC®3 AppLink® include Domino’s Pizza, MLB at Bat and Allergy Alert. The list of apps continues to be updated, so be sure to check out all the available features for yourself on your SYNC®3 system. 

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