Text Messaging and Email

SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service), and emails received by connected devices can be downloaded, displayed, read aloud and responded to, all from your vehicle.

Display notification of received SMS/Email messages:

  1. Select COMMUNICATION from the Home Screen.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Switch Email/SMS Notification to ON; to turn notification off, switch to OFF.
  4. Switch Auto Download Email or Auto Download Text (SMS/MMS) to ON; to turn automatic downloading off, switch to OFF.


Download and view messages manually from your connected device:

  1. Select SMS or Email from the Communication menu.
  2. Select Update Inbox (email) or Update Messages (SMS); download from connected mobile phone will begin.
  3. Select message from list.


Receive and view messages from notifications:

  1. Select Notifications from the Communication menu.
  2. Select message from list.


Functions and options:

  1. Select INBOX LIST for list of current messages. Make your selection.
  2. Select PLAY for audio playback of message; press again to pause temporarily.
  3. Select PREVIOUS to display more recently received message.
  4. Select NEXT to display previously received message.
  5. Select REPLY; select Message; select response from Message Preset List; select Send.
  6. Select REPLY TO ALL (email only); select Message; select response from Message Preset List; select Send.

  7. Select CALL to make a call to the sender of the current message (for email, sender must be in contacts).
  8. Select DELETE to delete current message in both system and connected device.


Change email account to be displayed:

  1. Select Email from the Communication menu.
  2. Select Inbox. Make your selection from list of email accounts.


Edit preset messages:

  1. Select Settings from the Communication menu.
  2. Select Preset Messages.
  3. Select preset message you wish to edit; use keyboard to edit; check to store revised preset message.



– When driving, the system will only read the message to you. You will not be able to view the message.

– Up to 15 preset messages can be selected for a reply when using a compatible device.

– Up to 20 new text messages can be downloaded and displayed from a connected device.

– Up to 20 email messages for each account can be downloaded.

– Attached data is not downloaded.

– Email may require data usage; check your plan to see if additional fees will be incurred.

– Messages up to 1 kilobyte (email)/160-bytes (text message) can be downloaded.

– A message list is created for each device.

– Select arrow on keyboard to switch between capital and lower-case letters.

– Select BACK to return to previous screen without storing edit.

– Instructions may vary, depending on your system's version of software.