Q: How do I use the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink®?

asked by on

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 side of the steering wheel, right next to the Voice Command buttons for the navigation system if your car is nav-equipped. Here’s all you need to do to use it:

  1. First, make sure your cell phone is Bluetooth enabled.

  2. If it is, then turn it on.

  3. Press the HFL Talk button (top button) and then release it to answer your phone or speak.

  4. To end a call, press and release the HFL back button (bottom button).

Tip

The HFL system is tied into your car’s voice command system. The microphone is located above your head, near the spotlights and the HomeLink control. Make sure you speak clearly. Wind noise from open windows or an open moon roof can also cause interference.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I use the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink®?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I adjust the steering wheel of a 2012 Honda CR-V?

Adjusting the steering wheel is an important thing to do. Having the steering wheel adjusted to the optimal position for you will increase your ability to drive safely, and also increase your comfort. It’s very easy to adjust the steering...

Q: My current wheels have an offset of 55. Can I get new wheels with an offset of 35?

A 5 mm change in offset (positive or negative, from the OEM spec.) is generally considered the maximum allowable so as not to create adverse effects on vehicle handling. The change that you are contemplating will substantially degrade the handling...

Q: How do I make a phone call using speed dial?

It’s very easy to make a phone call using your speed dial presets. To do so, follow these steps: 1. Press the Phone button. 2. Rotate the selector knob to Speed Dial, then press the selector knob. 3. Rotate the...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...