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Bluetooth® technology will enable the user to link a compatible phone or device to the vehicle for hands free operation. Your Bluetooth® capable phone or device must be inside the vehicle for it to connect to the vehicle system. Select your phone manufacturer from the selection below to check compatibility.

Audio and Visual - Step by Step Instructions

Step 1
The Holden MyLink system is able to store up to 25 favourite AM or FM radio stations across five pages. To set a radio station favourite, press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch the AUDIO icon on the touchscreen.
 
Step 2
Touch the SOURCE icon on the touchscreen and select either the AM or FM band. To tune the radio to the station you wish to set as a Favourite, press the forward or reverse arrow buttons on the centre console to automatically tune to the next available station or touch the TUNE icon on the screen and input the station frequency and touch GO. 
Step 3
You can also find the station you want in the Station List. Touch the AM or FM icon on the touchscreen to select the band you want, touch the MENU icon on the touchscreen, select STATION LIST, and scroll through using the up and down arrows to select the desired radio station.
 
Step 4
Once you have tuned the radio to the station you wish to set as a favourite, touch the right or left arrows on the Selector Bar at the bottom of the touchscreen to choose your desired favourites page. 
 
Step 5
Touch and hold down your desired Preset position on the Selector Bar to save the current radio station to that position. A beep will sound, confirming that the radio station has been stored on that Preset position. 
 

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Press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch PHONE on the touchscreen. Alternatively press the PHONE button on the centre console or the CALL button on the steering wheel control.
 
Step 2
Ensure your Bluetooth® device is in “discoverable mode”. Touch the SEARCH DEVICE icon on the touchscreen and select the desired device from the list on the touchscreen you wish to pair. A PIN code will then be shown on the touchscreen and you can start the pairing process on your phone or device^.
 
Step 3
Depending on the device, either simply compare the code with that which appears on your Bluetooth® device and confirm by pressing YES or PAIR on the device and the touchscreen or enter the code into your Bluetooth® device and confirm. 
 
Step 4
Once the process is complete, the “Phone” screen will be displayed on the touchscreen and the system will automatically download your phonebook. 
 
Step 5
The Holden MyLink system allows up to ten devices to be paired but only one can be connected at any one time. To connect your chosen device, touch the SETTINGS icon on the home page menu on the touchscreen, select BLUETOOTH , then DEVICE MANAGEMENT and select the device from the list.
 
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Connect your Smartphone, iPod®, iPhone® or USB drive to the port located in the centre console with a USB cable. Press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch AUDIO on the touchscreen.
 
Step 2
Touch the SOURCE icon on the touchscreen then touch either the USB or iPod® icon on the touchscreen to play music from the connected device. You can set the system to automatically play music from your device when it is connected by turning on the USB Auto Launch feature in the main SETTINGS menu.
 
Step 3
To pause, play, skip, rewind or forward tracks, use the forward and reverse arrows, play/pause or random icons on the screen.
 
Step 4
To search for music on your device, touch the MENU icon on the touchscreen and select BROWSE MUSIC from the menu list. Depending on the device, you can search by Playlists, Artists, Albums, Songs, Genres or more and select from the lists displayed.
 
Step 5
To finish listening to music from your USB drive, iPod® or iPhone®, simply touch the SOURCE icon on the touchscreen and select another media such as AM, FM or Bluetooth. Before disconnecting an iPod® or iPhone®, you must select another media source.
 
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Connect your USB drive to the port located in the centre console with a USB cable. Press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch GALLERY on the touchscreen.
 
Step 2
Touch the MOVIE icon on the screen and select the movie you wish to play from the list.
 
Step 3
Use the forward and reverse arrows, play/pause or fit icons on the control bar at the bottom of the screen to pause, play, skip to the next or previous movie, fast forward or rewind the current movie or fit to full screen. The control bar icons can be hidden or displayed at any time by tapping anywhere on the touchscreen.
 
Step 4
To adjust Brightness or Contrast or change other settings, touch the MENU icon on the screen and choose from the list displayed.
 
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Connect your USB drive to the port located in the centre console with a USB cable. A Picture on the USB Drive will automatically be displayed on the touchscreen.
 
Step 2
If a USB Drive is already connected, press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch GALLERY on the touchscreen. Touch the PICTURE icon on the screen and select the image you wish to view from the list.
 
Step 3
You can use the arrows at either side of the image to view the next or previous picture or touch the icons on the control bar at the bottom of the screen to rotate, enlarge, fit to full screen or play a slideshow.
 
Step 4
To adjust Brightness or Contrast or change other settings, touch the MENU icon on the screen and choose from the list displayed.
 
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Audio and Visual - FAQs

MyLink supports most smartphones and MP3 players that can be plugged in via the USB port in the centre console. It also supports many different brands of USB flash drives.
The infotainment system supports song file formats including MP3, WMA, WAV, ACC, OGG, and AIFF files. For a full list refer to your owners’ manual.
MyLink supports movie formats with .avi, and .mp4 file extensions. A movie file may not always be played depending on the Codec format. Refer to your owner’s handbook for further information.
MyLink supports picture file formats with .jpg, .bmp, .png and .gif file extensions.
No. Movie or picture viewing is not available while driving. You must be stationary for manual vehicles and automatic transmission vehicles must be in park.
Picture and Movie file playback from an iPhone®/iPod® is not supported by the system. Picture and Movie files loaded on USB Drives can be played through the Holden MyLink system.

Phone - Step by Step Instructions

Step 1
To ensure you make the most of your smartphone’s connection with the Holden MyLink system, there are a number of things you can do to keep you fully connected on the road.
 
First up, always ensure you are running the latest operating system for your phone and all your favourite apps are updated.
 
Step 2
Keep the apps on your phone updated.
 
When using apps, such as Pandora, ensure 'conserve battery' or 'screen timeout' checkboxes are disabled in the app's settings menu, this will provide a more seamless app experience.
 
Step 3
To connect either an Android or Apple phone, make sure you use the manufacturer’s genuine USB cable for the best functionality.
 
Android users may find it helpful to unpair and repair the device.
 
Step 4
Ensure you fully power off and restart your phone at least once a week. Smartphones need to be refreshed on a regular basis to purge and clean up their memory and also correct various other glitches that can affect their performance.
 
Step 5
If you have any problems with your phone connection, you might find that disconnecting the USB cable and unpairing the Bluetooth connection will help. Once you have disconnected everything, also try turning the phone off then on again before you reconnect and pair it with the MyLink system to give it a full refresh.
 

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Step 1
Press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch PHONE on the touchscreen. Alternatively press the PHONE button on the centre console or the CALL button on the steering wheel control.
 
Step 2
Ensure your Bluetooth® device is in “discoverable mode”. Touch the SEARCH DEVICE icon on the touchscreen and select the desired device from the list on the touchscreen you wish to pair. A PIN code will then be shown on the touchscreen and you can start the pairing process on your phone or device^.
 
Step 3
Depending on the device, either simply compare the code with that which appears on your Bluetooth® device and confirm by pressing YES or PAIR on the device and the touchscreen or enter the code into your Bluetooth® device and confirm. 
 
Step 4
Once the process is complete, the “Phone” screen will be displayed on the touchscreen and the system will automatically download your phonebook. 
 
Step 5
The Holden MyLink system allows up to ten devices to be paired but only one can be connected at any one time. To connect your chosen device, touch the SETTINGS icon on the home page menu on the touchscreen, select BLUETOOTH , then DEVICE MANAGEMENT and select the device from the list.
 
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The Holden MyLink system allows you to directly access the Siri app on your iPhone®. Siri is available on a number of Apple iOS products and can be used in an “eyes free” mode through the car’s Voice Control system. Siri can be used to make and receive phone calls, select and play music, read out and compose text messages, find calendar information and more.
 
Step 2
Ensure your phone is paired and connected with the Holden MyLink system and the Siri app is activated on your phone.
 
Step 3
Press and hold the CALL button on the steering wheel controls to activate Voice Control. The audio system will mute and you will hear a prompt “Please say a Command”. Wait until you hear a beep then say your Command.
 
Step 4
Say “Use Siri”. Once you hear the Siri tone, say a command. While in eyes free mode, Siri will not provide answers that require displaying a web page. For a full list of Siri commands refer to the Apple website.
 
Step 5
To finish a Siri session using the Voice Control, press the Mute/End Call button on the steering wheel controls.
 
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Press and hold the CALL button on the steering wheel controls to activate Voice Control. The audio system will mute and you will hear a tone. After the tone you can say “Phone” and the system will respond with questions to ascertain who or what number you would like to call.
 
Step 2
You can simplify this by making direct commands, for instance by saying “Dial 0123456778” or “Call David Smith mobile” or “Redial last number”. For more information on Voice Commands, refer to your Owner’s Handbook.
 
Step 3
To finish the call, press the End Call/Mute button on the steering wheel controls. To cancel a voice command at any time, say “Cancel” or for more options, say “Help”.
 
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Press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch PHONE on the touchscreen to display the “Phone” screen. 
 
Step 2
To access your phone book, touch the CONTACTS button on the touchscreen, then use the up and down arrows on the screen to scroll through and select the person you wish to call. To search for a particular person, touch the Search button on the screen and use the keypad to input the name of the person you wish to call and select it from the list.
 
Step 3
To access a number using call history, touch the CALL HISTORY button on the touchscreen, select from All Calls, Dialed Call, Missed Call or Received Call by touching the appropriate button on the screen, then select the contact you wish to call from the list. 
 
Step 4
To make the call, press the Phone icon on the screen or alternatively press the PHONE button on the centre console or the CALL button on the steering wheel control.
 
Step 5
The system will dial the number and mute the audio if necessary. To end a call, touch the Hang Up icon on the touchscreen or press the Mute/End Call button on the steering wheel.
 
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Press the HOME button on the centre console to bring up the main Home Page menu icons and touch PHONE on the touchscreen to display the “Phone” screen. 
Step 2
Enter the phone number using the keypad displayed on the touchscreen and press the Phone icon on the screen. Alternatively press the PHONE button on the centre console or the CALL button on the steering wheel control.
Step 3
The system will dial the number and mute the audio if necessary. To end a call, touch the Hang Up icon on the touchscreen or press the Mute/End Call button on the steering wheel.
 
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Phone - FAQs

There can be a number of factors that may influence the performance of your infotainment system when your phone and the myLink system are connected. We recommend you watch our 'Top Tips for Phone Connectivity' video tutorial located under the 'Phone' tab of this page to ensure you're getting the best connection between your device and the system as possible.
Most phones are compatible see www.holden.com.au for details of compatible phones. Refer to the tutorial section of this site for more information.
You can find a compatible phone list at www.holden.com.au in the vehicle owner’s section or a helpful link is provided on the home page of Holden Connect.
Check your mobile device operator’s manual for information on how to switch on “discoverable mode”. Once you have done this, follow the steps in the Holden Connect tutorial.
If your phone fails to pair successfully with the system, turn your phone off. After a few seconds, turn it on and restart the pairing process.
Slowing your speech down can assist. Wait for the beep before you start speaking, avoid long pauses and speak in a moderate volume.
Yes, if you are making a phone call. When plugging in a compatible Android phone for the first time to use Android Auto, the system will automatically initiate the Bluetooth pairing process, to make it easier to set up. If you have already paired Bluetooth, there will be a “Bluetooth Connected” pop-up.
Yes. In your vehicle’s infotainment system, go to 'Settings' and then change your 'Android Auto' settings.
Yes. In your vehicle’s infotainment system, go to the settings and then disable Android Auto. You can turn Android Auto back on at any time again.
Please verify that you followed the instructions on getting started with Android Auto. Make sure that Android Auto is enabled in the settings of your infotainment system and connect your phone with a factory-provided USB cable. After connecting, certain device settings may need to be confirmed on your phone. Verify that your infotainment system’s date and time settings are accurate.
In order to use this technology, your phone must be USB tethered. This also allows your device to charge while it’s in use. For best performance, use your device’s OEM/factory-provided USB cable. Aftermarket or third-party cables may not work. Note: When using Android Auto, you will be prompted to Bluetooth-pair your device upon plugging it in to the USB port.
No. The phone’s display is disabled once you launch Android Auto.
Compatibility with Android Auto is a functionality of the embedded myLink infotainment system and is not a separate feature, so it carries no additional cost. Some apps that you access in the vehicle through the compatible phone may enable in-app purchases or use your phone’s data, which could impose additional costs, especially when roaming. That includes music streaming apps and navigation apps, for example.

Vehicle Operating - Step by Step Instructions

Step 1
If the battery of the electronic key is weak or the remote control fails, you can use the mechanical key to unlock the drivers door only. Press the button on the remote control to release the mechanical key. Place the key into the lock in the drivers side door handle and turn the key clockwise to unlock all doors.
Step 2
Locate the emergency over-ride key locator in the center console. Press the button and remove the cupholder console to view a storage compartment.
Step 3
Remove the mat from the bottom of the console to view the empty compartment. To start the engine, place the electronic key, with the Holden logo facing upwards. Depress the brake pedal and turn the Ignition Control Knob to the 'On' and then 'Start' position. 
Step 4
To stop the engine when stationary, turn the Ignition Control Knob to the 'Off' position. 
Step 5
To lock the car when leaving, close all doors, once outside the car, close the drivers door and lock the vehicle using the mechanical key in the lock on the drivers door handle.

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To start the engine, the key must be inside the vehicle.
 
Step 2
Make sure the transmission shift lever is in Park (P) or Neutral (N) and depress the brake pedal. Then turn the Ignition Control Knob on the right hand side of the steering column to start the car.
Step 3
To stop the engine when the car is stationary, turn the Ignition Control Knob back to the 'Off' position.
Step 4
To use the accessory power mode, simply turn to the ignition control knob.
 

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To unlock the doors, tailgate and fuel filler door, you only need to have the remote control electronic key on your person outside the car and be within about one metre of the relevant door or the tailgate.
Step 2
To unlock the car, simply press the button on the door handle and pull the handle to open the door. To unlock the tailgate, press the touch pad under the boot lid moulding.
Step 3
Door locking will occur automatically, approximately 10 seconds after one or more of the remote keys has left the vehicle and the doors are closed.
Step 4
The electronic key can be configured to unlock all doors when you press the button on the door handle or the button on the electronic key. These settings can be changed through the car's driver information centre on the instrument cluster.
Step 5
To change the settings for the Remote Lock/Unlock turn the ignition control knob to 'ON' and with the ODO/Trip button set to ODO reading, press and hold the button.

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You car is fitted with an diesel particle filter (DPF) to help reduce emissions of soot particles. Over time the soot builds up in the filter and needs to be burned off and cleaned through a process called Automatic Regeneration.
Step 2
This cleaning process is fully automatic and is controlled by the car’s computer so most of the time you won’t know it is happening. However under certain driving conditions such as short, stop start journeys, or if the engine is turned off during the process, Automatic Regeneration may not be able to be completed. In this case, the orange DPF indicator lamp in the instrument cluster will come on or flash.
 
Step 3
If the DPF lamp is on or flashing, you should continue to drive at speeds above 50km/h, keeping the engine speed above 2000rpm, until the light goes out. This can take up to 25 minutes.
 
Step 4
If your speed drops below 50km/h, the Automatic Regeneration process will pause and automatically start again once the speed increases but it is important not to stop the car or switch off the ignition as this will prevent the Automatic Regeneration process from being completed.
 
Step 5
For information on the operation of the Diesel Particle Filter (Exhaust Filter), visit www.holden.com.au/ownership-and-servicing/faq or check your Owner’s Handbook.
 

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The Blind Spot Alert detects other vehicles in your blind spot beside and behind your car in adjacent lanes. Its sensors cover an area of up to 3.5m on both sides of the vehicle and is automatically activated.
 
Step 2
When a vehicle is detected in your blind spot, a warning symbol lights up in the relevant side mirror indicating that it may be unsafe to change lanes.
Step 3
The Blind Spot Alert can be deactivated through vehicle personalisation using the Vehicle Settings and Collision/Detection Systems menus on your MyLink system
Step 4
For full instructions, refer to your Holden Owner's Handbook.
* Where fitted.
 
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Your Holden is fitted with a Park Assist system that uses front and rear sensors to detect obstacles in the front and rear of the vehicle when the moving forward or reversing. The system is automatically activated when the ignition is turned on, a gear is selected and the park brake is released.
 
Step 2
The system will remain operational until the vehicle exceeds 15km/h. If it detects an obstacle a warning tone will sound with repetitions increasing as the distance decreases. At a distance of about 30cm, the warning tone sounds continuously.
Step 3
When reverse gear is selected, if the system detects two objects at the front and rear, only the closest object will be indicated. If the two objects are the same distance from the car, the object at the rear will be given priority.
Step 4
To manually turn off the Park Assist system, press the Park Assist button on the left hand side of the centre console. To turn it on again, press the button once and a light in the button will illuminate. Alternatively select reverse gear to turn the system on.
 
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Your Holden is fitted with a Park Assist system that uses rear sensors to detect obstacles in the rear of the vehicle when reversing. The system is automatically activated when the ignition is turned on, a gear is selected and the park brake is released.
 
Step 2
The system will remain operational until the vehicle exceeds 15km/h. If it detects an obstacle a warning tone will sound with repetitions increasing as the distance decreases. At a distance of about 30cm, the warning tone sounds continuously.
 
Step 3
To manually turn off the Park Assist system, press the Park Assist button on the left hand side of the centre console. 
Step 4
To turn it on again, press the button once and a light in the button will illuminate. Alternatively select reverse gear to turn the system on.
 
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Your Holden may be fitted with Rear Cross Traffic Alert that will display a warning triangle with an arrow on the RVC Screen to warn of traffic coming from either direction, behind the vehicle. 
 
Step 2
When an object is detected, three beeps sound on the left or right side, depending on the direction of the detected vehicle. This system detects objects coming from up to 20 m (65 ft) from the left or right side behind the vehicle.
 
Step 3
Use caution while backing up when towing a trailer, as the RCTA detection zones that extend out from the back of your vehicle do not move further back when a trailer is towed.
Step 4
 For full instructions, refer to your Holden Owner's Handbook.
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Vehicle Operating - FAQs

If you are not receiving Side Blind Zone Alerts, check the feature is not turned off through the radio customisation menu. If the feature is on, ensure the rear bumper is clean of any dirt or mud as this can prevent the alerts from activating. Any damage to the rear bumper where the radar is located can also cause false or no alerts.
Side Blind Zone Alert will not report an object if the difference in speed between your vehicle and object of interest exceeds 16kph. If your vehicle is being overtaken, you will not receive an alert if the difference in speed is 65kph or greater.

Bluetooth® Wireless Technology:

Bluetooth® Compatibility...

Model Software Call Handling Enhanced Voice Control Phonebook Access Audio Streaming SMS Text Messaging
  • Compatible - The tested phone and software version is compatible with the Bluetooth® function listed.
  • Partially Compatible - The tested phone and software version may only partially function with the Bluetooth® function listed.
  • Not Compatible - The tested phone and software version is not compatible with the Bluetooth® function listed.
  • Text Message - Feature available with Apple CarPlay® and Android® Auto.
iPod, iPhone and Apple CarPlay are registered trademark of Apple Inc. Android is a registered trademark of Google Inc.

Important Information

The smartphones listed have been tested for compatibility with vehicles fitted with Holden Mylink by a third party under controlled conditions. Performance of your smartphone in Holden vehicles may vary in the future based on smartphone software versions and network coverage, therefore this information should be used as a guide only. If your smartphone supports Bluetooth® but is not listed on the website, this simply means it has not been tested for compatibility. However, there is a possibility that some of the Bluetooth® features may still work, but neither partial nor full functionality can be assured.

For these reasons please consult your local Holden Dealership or call Holden Customer Care on 1800 GM Holden (1800 46 465 336) if you require further information. Please note that smartphones are warranted by their manufacturer, not Holden.

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