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How do I stop the driver’s seat from moving to a preset position?
If you don’t want the driver’s seat to move to one of the preset positions stored in memory, and you’re using a master key (the seat won’t move if the valet key is used), you can stop it easily. Just...
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How do you transfer a phonebook to the hands-free system?
There are two ways to add phonebooks to the hands-free system in your car, and the method you use will depend on your phone (not on the car). If you have a phone that supports automatic phonebook transfers, the process...
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What are the various Bluetooth controls and identifiers?
Your car supports Bluetooth connectivity, which allows you to do a number of things, from making calls without having to dial the phone to streaming audio. To use it effectively, though, you’ll need to know a few things. Here’s a...
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Q: How do I pair a Bluetooth device?
Before you can use Bluetooth connectivity to make a call or do anything else, you’ll need to pair your device with the car’s computer and audio system. Doing so isn’t that complicated, but you do need to follow a few...
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How do I make a phone call with Bluetooth?
If your phone is Bluetooth capable and it’s paired with your car’s audio system, you can use the hands-free system to accept or make phone calls. Here’s how to do it: Turn the ignition to on. Make sure your...
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What tips should I know about using the hands-free system?
Your car’s hands-free calling system lets you take and make calls through the audio system without having to use your cell phone. This can reduce distractions while driving, offering you and your passengers greater safety on the road. However, there...
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How do I change the Bluetooth passkey?
Your car’s Bluetooth connectivity lets you use the hands-free calling system, stream music and more. However, you’ll need to pair your device with the system first. While some phones and other devices are automatically recognized, not all are. In these...
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How do I use the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink®?
Some 2012 Accords came equipped with the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system. If your car has this onboard, it can be used to allow hands free communication through your smartphone and the car’s audio system. You’ll see the buttons on the...
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How do you pair a phone with HandsFreeLink®?
Pairing your phone with the car is the first step in using Honda’s HandsFreeLink (HFL) system. There are a few simple steps needed. First, make sure that you’re not in motion. Second, make sure the phone is discoverable. ...
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How do you store names and numbers in the HandsFreeLink phonebook?
Your HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system gives you a lot of capabilities, including storing up to 50 different names and numbers in the onboard phonebook. The numbers associated with names can include phone numbers, but also passwords, account numbers and more. To...
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How do you store presets in the XM Radio?
The audio system in your Honda Accord allows you to program preset stations in the AM and FM bands, but also in your XM radio. You can store up to 12 channels using the 6 Preset buttons on your audio...
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Q: How do you reset the Maintenance Minder?
There are many reasons that you might need to know how to reset the Maintenance Minder™ in your car. Maybe you changed the oil yourself, or maybe you took it to a shop and they forgot to reset it. By...
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How do you reset the Maintenance Minder™ system with the multi-information display?
Your Maintenance Minder™ system should be reset after every service. This is critical, as the system makes service recommendations based on mileage. If the system isn’t reset correctly, the recommendations will be out of sync with what the car actually...
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Convertible top doesn't close properly
Hi. The convertible top has to be reset so it is synchronized to all of its upper and lower limits. If this procedure does not work, then the top position switch may need to be replaced or adjusted. I recommend...
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How do I change the language of the message center display?
While your message center display provides you with access to a lot of different information, it can be difficult to understand if English isn’t your native language (the default setting is English). You can change it to another option if...
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How do you change the language on the message center?
Your car is automatically set to display information in English in the message center. However, if English isn’t your preferred language, you can change it to another option. Here’s how to do that: Cycle through your options until you...
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How do you delete a name from the HandsFreeLink phonebook?
Deleting names and numbers from the HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system in your Accord is actually just as simple as adding them. All you need to do is follow these quick steps: Press the talk button and release it Say “phonebook”...
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How do you delete a voice tag from the HandsFreeLink system?
Voice tags let you use audio commands to activate the HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system in your car and make calls without using the phone. However, there may be a need to delete a voice tag. Maybe you’re removing the tag because...
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How do you clear all information from the HandsFreeLink system?
There may come a time when you need to wipe the information from your HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system. Perhaps you’re selling the car and don’t want that information going to the buyer. Maybe you’re passing the car down to your college...

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