What Is Uconnect®?

June 1st, 2018 by

2018 Jeep Passengers

Uconnect® Procedures

The Uconnect® infotainment system provides a high-end set of features to every Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat vehicle that includes it. From built-in turn-by-turn navigation, to smartphone integration with Bluetooth® phones, to audio connectivity and far more for Beavercreek and Springfield drivers. Here are a few ways one can work with Uconnect® to get the most out of the system. Remember that you can always contact us to learn more!

How to Pair Your Phone to Uconnect®

Knowing how to pair your phone to Uconnect® is essential to gaining the full usefulness of this cutting-edge infotainment system. The method to do this is listed below. For more information, visit Mopar.

  • STEP 1: ON YOUR SMARTPHONE

Under Settings, press the Bluetooth® button and turn Bluetooth on.

  • STEP 2: ON YOUR UCONNECT® TOUCHSCREEN

Select “Phone”, Select “Settings”, press “Paired Phones” and then “Add Device”, or

Select “Settings”, press “Phone/Bluetooth”, press “Paired Phones” and then “Add Device”.

  • STEP 3: ON YOUR SMARTPHONE

Select your Uconnect® system from the device list.

Confirm that the passkey displayed on the vehicle touchscreen and your smartphone screen match. Or, if your smartphone prompts you to enter a PIN, enter the PIN displayed on your Uconnect® system.

Note for Android™ Devices: If your smartphone stops scanning for devices, press the Scan button in the Bluetooth Menu.

When prompted, allow access for Contacts and Messages downloads.

  • STEP 4: ON YOUR UCONNECT® TOUCHSCREEN

Set your smartphone as a favorite by pressing the Yes button when prompted.

Your smartphone is now paired and ready for hands-free calling.

Uconnect Hard Reset Procedure: Proceed with Caution

The Uconnect Hard Reset Procedure is commonly presented to Wilmington drivers through online forums and videos. While some of these have the correct information, there are problems with taking this drastic of an action yourself:

  • You can wipe upgrades: It is entirely possible to remove software upgrades an option packages that came with your vehicle, without the ability to re-install them.
  • You can lose contacts and phone pairing: All smartphones paired to the system, and their shared contacts, could be lost.
  • It may not work: Some of these instruction sets are correct, but even in those cases the year, make, model, and version of Uconnect® will all require different reset instructions.

Visit Your Local Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat Dealership

Resetting the layers of software that drive your vehicle’s interior features is a delicate process, and one best entrusted to your local dealer. You can attempt the process outside of the dealer, but in doing so you risk warranty and data loss problems.

Schedule an Appointment at Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT

Our expert certified technicians at the Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Service Center are ready to help you with all your Uconnect® needs, from learning how to pair phones to full resets. Feel free to contact us anytime with any questions you have!