Say goodbye to CDs, tape decks, and, now, the beloved AUX cord. Bluetooth has taken over the next generation of car speakers. The simple, easy to use capability pairs exceptionally well with driving your car. No more fidgeting with tape decks, making sure CDs aren’t scratched, and untangling that AUX cord. By simply sitting in your car, you can have access to Spotify, Pandora, and phone calls. Using your Bluetooth to make calls will keep you out of a NYS defensive driving course.
Except it’s not as good as it sounds.
Setting up your car’s Bluetooth system is a treacherous task. It has led to the downfall of extremely intelligent people. This is not an easy feat. That’s why we’ve assembled the most skilled Bluetooth specialists around the world to create a step-by-step guide on how to enable your car’s Bluetooth. Unfortunately, one of the team’s specialists didn’t make it back alive.
Step 1: Find your keys
Finding your keys is highly recommended as you will need them to turn on your car. Turning on your car is a necessary step in accessing your Bluetooth controls. If you have trouble finding your keys, we suggest using a key bowl to gather pocket belongings in the future.
Step 2: Turn on the car
As mentioned in Step 1, turning on your car in detrimental to activating your car’s Bluetooth. The only way to activate your Bluetooth is through your car’s stereo dashboard or computer. That’s why turning the car on is dire. If only our specialist knew that…
Step 3: Identify your car’s Bluetooth functionality
If you’re driving a car that was manufactured in 2011 or after, chances are you have Bluetooth capability. To begin syncing your Bluetooth with your phone, you will have to access your Bluetooth sync menu. Every car has a different process. Therefore, consult the manual to learn how to access your Bluetooth sync menu.
Step 4: Enable Bluetooth on your phone
Before attempting to pair your car with your phone, you must first enable your phone’s Bluetooth. iOS and Android phones allow you to enable your Bluetooth from the drop-down menu or through your settings. This is the part where people fall into a crazed panic.
Step 5: Begin pairing from your car
With your phone’s Bluetooth enabled, you must begin the pairing process from your car. To begin pairing from your car, select the pairing or syncing option available on your stereo’s dashboard. Once the pairing has begun, you may move onto step 6.
Step 6: Select your car’s Bluetooth to connect
Now, back to your phone for a moment. With Bluetooth enabled and your car’s pairing process running, you will be able to see your car’s name pop up on your phone’s available Bluetooth connections. Select your car to be paired.
Step 7: Enter the numerical code into your phone
You’re almost out of the woods. Your phone will prompt you with a window requesting a code. Your car’s stereo dashboard will provide the numerical code that must be entered into your phone. When completed, you are finished.
Step 8: Clap your hands
Congratulations! You may now partake in the ritualistic celebration of accomplishment by clapping your hands together. You deserve the applause. However, don’t forget to take a moment of silence for those who have fallen.
Step 9: Enjoy!
The last step is to enjoy your new hands-free calling system and streaming music through your car’s speakers. If you wish to disconnect your phone from your car’s Bluetooth system, simply disable your Bluetooth function from the phone. You’re going to live forever!