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Can I use Google Maps with Ford Sync?

DEARBORN, Mich., – Drivers who enjoy the convenience of Ford SYNC with Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI) soon will be able to select a destination on Google Maps and send it to their Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicles.

Can I use Google Maps with Ford Sync?

DEARBORN, Mich., – Drivers who enjoy the convenience of Ford SYNC with Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI) soon will be able to select a destination on Google Maps and send it to their Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicles.

How do I get Google Maps on my Ford screen?

If you’re using Android Auto on your car screen, you won’t be able to type in your destination until you do so.

  1. Tap the app launcher “Google Maps” .
  2. To open the keyboard on the car screen or your mobile device, at the top of the screen, select the search field .
  3. Enter your destination.

How do I download maps to my Ford Sync?

How do I get the latest map updates for SYNC®* 3?

  1. Visit the SYNC 3 Navigation Update website.
  2. Enter your VIN and your Serial Number or ESN. Note: You can find this information on your SYNC screen: Settings > General > About SYNC.
  3. Click on Check Available Updates to get the latest available map data.

How do I sync my car with Google Maps?

Search by category along the route

  1. On your car’s home screen, open the Google Maps app .
  2. Search for your destination or tap it on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap Search .
  4. Select a category, like a restaurant or grocery store. .
  5. Tap the location you want to add to your route.
  6. Tap Add stop Confirm .

What navigation app works with Ford Sync?

Sygic Car Navigation app
The Sygic Car Navigation app is optimized to work seamlessly with Ford SYNC 3 – giving drivers more choice in how they navigate.

Are Ford Sync map updates free?

SYNC updates are free to download via Wi-Fi (SYNC 3 only) or by using a USB drive. You may also visit your local Ford Dealer for assistance.

Can you add navigation to Ford Sync?

Can I add navigation to my Ford? Factory-installed navigation cannot be added to the vehicle if it was not built with it. Note: If your vehicle is equipped with SYNC®* 3 or a newer SYNC system, you can use Apple CarPlay®** (iOS) or Android Auto™*** (Android).

Does my Ford Sync have navigation?

When purchasing your vehicle at the dealership, you can equip it with the optional SD Card Navigation system. This option provides maps and trip information. While you’re driving, just say a few commands, and SYNC will answer with the information you need.

Does Ford Sync have navigation?

What map app does Ford use?

Sygic is the first GPS app to partner with Ford. With more than 150 million users and worldwide coverage, Sygic’s technology is available to iOS and Android smartphone users and its class-leading Sygic Car Navigation app is optimized to work seamlessly with Ford’s SYNC® 3 vehicle touchscreen.

Do you have to pay for Ford navigation?

Eligible vehicles receive a complimentary 90-day trial of navigation services that begins on the new vehicle warranty start date. Customers must unlock the navigation service trial by activating the eligible vehicle with a FordPass member account. Annual service contract is required for connected navigation services.

Can I use Google Maps with Ford SYNC®?

Drivers who enjoy the convenience of Ford SYNC® with Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI) soon will be able to select a destination on Google Maps and send it to their Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicles.

What is Ford’s send to sync?

Ford has unveiled a new feature for the Send to SYNC infotainment system. Designed to maximize convenience, the feature allows people to send Google Maps directions to their SYNC-equipped vehicle via their smartphone or computer.

How do I download Google Maps on my Ford vehicle?

Once they have selected an address, they click on it, click more, and select send. After this, they select car, click Ford, and enter their SYNC TDI (Traffic, Directions & Information) account number. Once completed, the user enters their vehicle, uses the Services command, and confirms the request to download the Google Maps destination.

How do I send Google Maps directions to a sync vehicle?

Designed to maximize convenience, the feature allows people to send Google Maps directions to their SYNC-equipped vehicle via their smartphone or computer. To do this, users visit Google Maps and find a desired destination. Once they have selected an address, they click on it, click more, and select send.