Kia Sorento: Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Pairing a Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Device
What is Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Pairing?
Pairing refers to the process of synchronizing your Bluetooth® Wireless Technology phone or device with the car audio system for connection.
Pairing is necessary to connect and use the Bluetooth® Wireless Technology feature.
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A Bluetooth® enabled cell phone is required to use Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Driving while distracted can result in a loss of vehicle control that may lead to an accident, severe personal injury, and death. The driver’s primary responsibility is in the safe and legal operation of a vehicle, and use of any handheld devices, other equipment, or vehicle systems which take the driver’s eyes, attention and focus away from the safe operation of a vehicle or which are not permissible by law should never be used during operation of the vehicle.
Key / Key on the Steering RemoteController
When No Devices have been Paired
1. Press the
key or the
key on the steering remote controller. The following screen is displayed.
2. Select [OK] button to enter the Pair Phone screen.
1) Car Name :
Name of device asshown when searching from your Bluetooth® Wireless Technologydevice
2) Passkey :
Passkey used to pairthe device
3. From your Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device (i.e. Mobile Phone), search and select your car audio system
[Non SSP supported device] (SSP: Secure Simple Pairing)
4. After a few moments, a screen is displayed where the passkey is entered. Hear, enter the passkey “0000” to pair your Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device with the car audio system.
[SSP supported device]
4. After a few moments, a screen is displayed 6 digits passkey.
Hear, check the passkey on your Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device and confirm.
5. Once pairing is complete, the following screen is displayed.
Some phones (i.e., iPhone, Android and Blackberry phones) may offer an option to allow acceptance of all future Bluetooth connection requests by default." and "Visit http://www.kia.com/#/bluetooth for additional information on pairing your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone, and to view a phone compatibility list.
If Bluetooth® Wireless Technology devices are paired but none are currently connected, pressing thekey or thekey on the steering wheel displays the following screen. Select [Pair] button to pair a new device or select [Connect] to connect a previously paired device.
Pairing through [PHONE] Setup
keySelect [Phone] Select [Pair Phone]
The following steps are the same as those described in the section "When No Devices have been Paired" on the previous page.
- Bluetooth® Wireless Technology features supported within the vehicle are as follows. Some features may not be supported depending on your Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device. Outgoing/Incoming Handsfree callsOperations during a call (Switch to Private, Switch to call waiting, MIC on/off) Downloading Call History Downloading Mobile Contacts Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device auto connection Bluetooth Audio Streaming
- Up to five Bluetooth® Wireless Technology devices can be paired to the Car Handsfree system.
- Only one Bluetooth® device can be connected at a time.
- Only one Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device can be connected at a time.
- Other devices cannot be paired while a Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device is connected.
- Only Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Handsfree and Bluetooth audio related features are supported.
- Bluetooth related operations are possible only within devices that support Handsfree or audio features, such as a Bluetooth® Wireless Technology mobile phone or a Bluetooth audio device.
- If a connected Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device becomes disconnected due to being out of communication range, turning the device OFF, or a Bluetooth® Wireless Technology communication error, corresponding Bluetooth® Wireless Technology devices are automatically searched and reconnected.
- If the system becomes unstable due to communication errors between the car Handsfree and the Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device, reset the device by turning off and back on again. Upon resetting Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device, the system will be restored.
- After pairing is complete, a contacts download request is sent once to the mobile phone. Some mobile phones may require confirmation upon receiving a download request, ensure your mobile phone accepts the connection. Refer to your phones user’s manual for additional information regarding phone pairing and connections.
Connecting a Device
Select [Phone List]
1) Connected Phone : Device that is currently connected
2) Paired Phone : Device that is paired but not connected
From the paired phone list, select the device you want to connect and select [Connect].
What is Priority?
It is possible to pair up to five Bluetooth® Wireless Technology devices with the car audio system.
The "Change Priority" feature is used to set the connection priority of paired phones.
From the paired phone list, select the phone you want to switch to the highest priority, then select [Change Priority] button from the Menu. The selected device will be changed to the highest priority.
Priority icon will be displayed when the selected phone is set as a priority phone.
Disconnecting a Device
From the paired phone list, select the currently connected device and select [Disconnect] button.
Deleting a Device
From the paired phone list, select the device you want to delete and select [Delete] button.
- When deleting the currently connected device, the device will automatically be disconnected to proceed with the deleting process.
- If a paired Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device is deleted, the device’s call history and contacts data will also be deleted.
- To re-use a deleted device, you must pair the device again.