Step-by-Step Instructions to Connect Your Smartphone to Toyota Entune

How to Pair Your Phone with Toyota Entune Bluetooth

Technology has become a focus for many automakers and has an influence on everything from comfort and performance to convenience and entertainment. When it comes to the Toyota brand, the Toyota Entune infotainment system is the central focus of your new 2016 Toyota Tacoma. Pairing your smartphone with the system will allow you to control music and entertainment or even send a text message without any trouble. Learn how to pair your phone with Toyota Entune Bluetooth with these step-by-step instructions and liven up your drive.

1. Enable the Bluetooth Feature for Your Smartphone

Step one is pretty basic. If you are going to use Bluetooth on your iPhone or Android, you will need to activate it in the Settings Menu. Access your phone’s Settings Menu and turn on the Bluetooth capabilities. After you have turned Bluetooth on, your phone should automatically begin searching for Bluetooth devices that it can connect to.

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2. Activate Bluetooth for the Toyota Entune System

After you have enabled Bluetooth on your smartphone, you will need to activate it via Toyota Entune. A few quick clicks on the touchscreen will take you to the Toyota Entune Setup Menu where you will need to select Bluetooth. Select Add on the Bluetooth Menu and you should see your device pop up — select your device.

3. Select Your Toyota Model On Your Smartphone

With the next step, you will need to go back to your phone’s Bluetooth Settings Menu. When you access the menu, you should see your new 2016 Toyota 4Runner show up as a possible connection. Simply select your new Toyota and pair your phone with the Toyota Entune interface. You may be prompted to enter a PIN code during the process, that will be delivered via your smartphone.

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4. Allow Access and Sync Contacts

When you have connected your smartphone to Toyota Entune, you will be prompted to allow access to messaging and contacts. After you have been prompted, just select ON Show Notifications and Sync Contacts. You should then receive a message letting you know that your Bluetooth is now connected.
A standard element for all Toyota models, the Toyota Entune infotainment system will keep you connected, entertained and informed no matter how far off the beaten path you may be. We hope that these step-by-step instructions on how to pair your phone with Toyota Entune Bluetooth will help you stay connected and improve your driving experience down the road. If you have anymore questions, feel free to contact the Downeast Toyota sales team.

May 26, 2016
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