Hyundai Tucson: Connect a Phone

Hyundai Tucson is a versatile and attractive SUV ideal for families or those needing extra room. And you can connect your phone to the Hyundai Tucson via Bluetooth or a USB port.

2022 Model via Bluetooth

  1. First, ensure your phone is compatible with the Hyundai Tucson before connecting.
  2. Bluetooth is required to connect your phone to the Hyundai Tucson, so enable it.
  3. Go to your phone’s settings and select “Pair.” This will let you look for devices that can be linked.
  4. After selecting Hyundai Tucson from the list of compatible devices, input a PIN. The default PIN code is 0000. Contact your Hyundai dealer to receive the exact PIN code if you are required to input a different PIN.
  5. After entering the code, your phone will be linked with the Hyundai Tucson, allowing you to utilize the hands-free calling and audio streaming functions.

2021 – 22 Model via USB

  1. First, identify the USB port on your Tucson. This is normally found near the gear change on the center console.
  2. Once you’ve located the port, plug in your phone’s USB cord. Then, pick the “Media” option on your Tucson’s infotainment system. After that, the name of your phone should display on the screen.
  3. Select your phone name to access your phone’s music, photographs, and other material.

2018 – 2020 Models

  1. Check that your phone is turned on and within range of the automobile.
  2. Open the Settings app on your phone and go to Bluetooth.
  3. Enable Bluetooth on your phone and ensure it is in discovery mode.
  4. Select the Bluetooth option from the car’s display.
  5. Select the “Search for Devices” option.
  6. The vehicle will display a list of nearby Bluetooth devices. From the menu, pick your device.
  7. If required, enter your phone’s passcode.

2013 – 2017 Models

  1. Park your car and hit the Setup button on the infotainment system.
  2. Click on the Bluetooth icon.
  3. Next, choose Bluetooth Connections.
  4. Finally, tap the Add New button.
  5. Turn on Bluetooth on your mobile device and choose the name that corresponds to the car name on the screen.
  6. Your phone will display a pairing request. To connect, select Pair. Your phone is now linked.
  7. Select Allow to connect your contacts with the vehicle’s Bluetooth.
  8. Select Yes on the car display panel to make your phone the priority device.


Can I transfer my phone book from my phone to the vehicle?

Yes. You have the option of synchronizing contacts from your phone book. However, not all phones allow Bluetooth wireless contact linking. Check with your phone maker to see whether this function is supported on your mobile device.

Contacts from social networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail may not be transferrable.

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