Hands-free system (if equipped)

Subaru Forester / Subaru Forester 2012-2019 Owners Manual / Audio / Hands-free system (if equipped)

NOTE

For models with the genuine SUBARU navigation system, refer to the Owner’s Manual supplement for the navigation system.

When selling your vehicle, make sure that you initialize the Hands-free system to prevent personal data from being improperly accessed.

The Hands-free system operates while the ignition switch is in the “ACC” or “ON” position.

You can use your cell phone without touching it by using the Hands-free system.

To use the Hands-free system, connect a cell phone as follows.

When no cell phones are registered:

Register a cell phone to the in-vehicle equipment. For details, refer to “When no cell phones are registered” . After registering a phone, the phone will be automatically connected to the in-vehicle equipment.

When a cell phone is already registered:

The registered cell phone will be automatically connected to the in-vehicle equipment when the ignition switch is turned to the “ACC” or “ON” position while carrying the cell phone.

When two cell phones or more are already registered:

If the system detects a cell phone in the passenger compartment which was previously connected to the in-vehicle equipment when the ignition switch was last turned to the “ACC” or “ON” position, the system connects the cell phone automatically to the in-vehicle equipment. You can select the phone to be connected to the in-vehicle equipment. For details, refer to “Selecting a cell phone” .

After connecting a cell phone, you can use the following functions.

Even when no cell phones are connected,


Even when no cell phones are connected, you may be able to set the following items.

Safety precautions