AUDIO AND CONNECTIVITY
Learn how to operate the vehicle’s audio system.
Basic Audio Operation
Connect audio devices and operate buttons and displays for the audio system.
USB Port
Connect a USB device, such as a flash drive, iPod® or iPhone. The USB port (2.5A)
is for charging devices, playing audio, and using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
1. Open the center pocket.
2. Open the port cover and attach the device to the
USB connector.
iPod and iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc.
Auxiliary Input Jack
Connect standard audio devices with a 1/8-inch (3.5 mm) stereo miniplug.
1. Open the center console. Open the AUX cover.
2. Connect the device to the input jack. The system
switches to AUX mode. Use the device to control
the audio.
State or local laws may prohibit the operation of
handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle.
Accessory Power Socket
You can use the accessory power socket when the
vehicle is on. Open the lid in the front pocket to
access the socket.
An additional power socket is located in the center
console.
NOTICE
Do not insert an automotive-type cigarette lighter element. This can overheat
the power socket. To prevent battery drain, use the power socket only when
the engine is running.
Steering Wheel Controls
Operate certain functions of the audio system using the steering wheel controls.
SOURCE button: Cycle through available audio
modes.
Left selector wheel
Left selector wheel: Roll up or down to adjust
volume. Press to mute. Move (or hold) left or right
to change stations or tracks.
FM/AM/SiriusXM® Radio
SOURCE button
Move right or left for the next or previous station. Move and hold right or left for
the next or previous strong station.
CD/HDD/iPod/USB/Bluetooth® Audio
Move right or left for the next or previous track. Move and hold right or left for
the next or previous folder (CD/USB).
Pandora®*
Move right for the next song. Move and hold right or left for the next or previous
station.
Adjusting the Sound
Use the interface dial to select and djust various sound settings.
1. From the main screen, select Audio Menu.
2. Select Sound Settings.
3. Select the icons to adjust a settings option.
*U.S. models
On-Demand Multi-Use Display (ODMD) and Controls
Operate the audio system using either the touchscreen or dashboard buttons.
The functions shown here can be used with most audio sources. Refer to
subsequent audio pages for more specific functions. Options that appear depend
on the selected audio source.
Volume knob
Audio menu:
Configure audio
system displays
and options.
Power button
Source: Change
the audio source.
Presets: Store
stations for easy
retrieval.
Audio buttons
SETTINGS
button: Choose
Audio Settings.
BACK button:
Return to the
previous display.
Interface dial (from the Audio
screen): Move up, down, left, and
right. Rotate and press ENTER to
make selections.
button: Adjust
the upper screen
brightness.
*if equipped
FM/AM Radio
Play FM or AM radio stations.
Source: Select the FM
or AM icon.
Information: Show
information about the
current station.
Presets: To store a station,
tune to the desired
station, select Presets, and
select and hold the desired
preset number. Select a
preset station once stored.
Tune: Manually
change the station.
Stations: Show the
station list screen.
Skip/seek: Find a
station with a strong
signal.
SiriusXM® Radio
Available on a subscription basis only. For more information or to subscribe, contact
your dealer or visit www.siriusxm.com (U.S.) or www.siriusxm.ca (Canada).
Source: Select the
SXM icon.
Category row: Use
arrows to select a
category.
Channel row: Use
arrows to select a
channel within the
category.
Browse: Show list of
categories or channels.
Tune: Manually
select a channel.
Presets/Controls:
View replay controls.
Presets: To store the
current station, select
and hold the desired
preset number.
Available in the U.S. and Canada, except Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico.
XM® is a registered trademark of Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
Compact Disc (CD)
The audio system supports audio CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs in MP3, WMA, or AAC
formats.
CD slot
CD eject button
Source: Select the
CD icon.
Search: Show the
music search screen.
Folder row: Select
a folder (if present).
Skip/Seek row:
Change tracks. Press
and hold for fast
forward/rewind.
Repeat/Scan/Random
button set: Repeat
the current track, play
track samples, or play
tracks in random order.
Interface dial:
Rotate and press
to select a track.
NOTICE
Do not use CDs with adhesive labels or insert a damaged CD. Inserting these
types of CDs may cause them to get stuck inside or damage the audio unit.
USB Flash Drive
Connect your device to the USB port.
Source: Select the USB
icon.
Folder row: Select
a folder (if present).
Repeat/Scan/Random
button set: Repeat
the current track, play
track samples, or play
tracks in random order.
Searching for Music
Use the touchscreen to search for tracks.
1. From the audio screen, select Search.
2. Select a folder.
3. Select the song you want to play.
On vehicles with navigation, you can also search for
and play iPod music using Song By Voice™ .
Search: Show the
music search screen.
Skip/Seek row:
Change tracks. Press
and hold for fast
forward/rewind.
Interface dial:
Rotate and press
to select a track.
iPod®
Connect your iPod to the USB port.
Source: Select the iPod
icon.
Browse: Show the
music search screen.
Skip/Seek row:
Change tracks. Press
and hold for fast
forward/rewind.
Repeat/Scan/Shuffle
button set: Repeat
the current track, play
track samples, or play
tracks in random order.
Interface dial:
Rotate and press
to select a track.
Searching for Music
Use the touchscreen to search for tracks.
1. From the audio screen, select Browse.
2. Select a category.
3. Select the song you want to play.
On vehicles with navigation, you can also search
for and play iPod music using Song By Voice™.
iPod is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc.
Bluetooth® Audio
Play streaming or stored audio from your compatible phone when it is paired to
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®. Visit www.acura.com/handsfreelink (U.S.) or
www.handsfreelink.ca (Canada) to check phone compatibility. Standard data
rates may apply.
Source: Select the
Bluetooth icon.
Folder row: Select
a folder (if present).
Play/Pause button set
Browse: Show the
music search screen.
Skip/Seek row:
Change tracks. Press
and hold for fast
forward/rewind.
Interface dial:
Rotate and press
to select a track.
Notes:
• Make sure the volume on your phone is properly adjusted.
• You may need to enable additional settings on your phone for playback.
• The resume/pause function and remote audio controls are not supported on all
phones.
Applicable laws may prohibit the operation of handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle.
Launch streaming audio on your phone only when safe to do so.
Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio
When music CDs are inserted, they are automatically recorded by system default
onto the built-in HDD for later playback.
Source: Select the
HDD icon.
Browse: Show the
music search screen.
Album/Playlist
row: Select an
album or playlist.
Skip/seek row:
Change the track.
Repeat/Scan/Random
button set: Repeat
the current track, play
track samples, or play
tracks in random order.
Interface dial (from
the Audio screen):
Rotate to view
tracks in the upper
display, and press to
select a track.
Searching for Music
Use the interface dial to search for tracks using several methods.
1. From the audio screen, select Browse.
2. Select a search type (artist, album, track, etc.).
3. Select the song you want to play.
You can also search for and play HDD music using Song By Voice™.
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