Enjoy easy access to all of the Chevrolet MyLink† features with the color touch screen. Easy to use and comfortably positioned within the driver’s reach, this 7-inch color touch screen dynamically displays options from entertainment or phone to streaming mobile apps with Bluetooth® audio streaming†. Pair a smartphone with MyLink and access your contact list, music playlists or certain mobile apps right on the touchscreen while the phone is safely stored away. Chevrolet MyLink with color touch screen incorporates technology for the comfort and convenience of drivers, so every ride can be enjoyed.
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Listen to your own personalized radio stations based on your favorite songs, artists or genres with the Pandora® mobile app on your compatible smartphone†. Pandora even suggests new artists or songs to you, based on your preferences. With MyLink, you can access the app right from the color touch screen once your smartphone is connected.
Playing Pandora Internet Radio
There’s no need to worry about missing your favorite radio broadcasts. With the streaming capabilities of Stitcher™ Smart Radio†, over 5,000 radio shows and podcasts are available according to your schedule. And with MyLink, you can access them while on the go. Through the mobile app on your compatible smartphone, you can find all of your favorite podcast programming. Save your favorites and they’ll be updated automatically once available.
All your favorite songs and playlists can come with you on the ride, even if they’re stored on your mobile device or portable music loaded flash drive. Just connect the device to MyLink using the USB port†. Control music and media through the 7-inch diagonal color touch screen or with enhanced voice control making it easy to stay entertained while keeping your eyes safely on the road and devices stored away.
Placing and Taking Phone Calls
Turn your MyLink interface into a photo slideshow or mini movie screen. Your MyLink system will display images and play video that you have saved on a USB device. Just plug your USB drive into your vehicle and, while the vehicle is parked, show your passengers snapshots of your last road trip or watch a movie you’ve downloaded.
Experience a new level of entertainment on the go with access to over 70,000 radio stations from around the world. Just download the free TuneIn app to your compatible smartphone and connect it to available Chevrolet MyLink.† Then sit back and enjoy a selection of live, local, international and Internet radio from every corner of the globe.
With over 140 channels of commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, comedy, weather and more, SiriusXM Satellite Radio† , with a 3-month trial, makes your ride as enjoyable as possible. Controls are at your fingertips for convenience and safety while driving. So whether it’s a quick run to the store or a cross-country road trip, you’ll be entertained every moment with the capability of MyLink.
Life doesn’t stop when you’re driving. With MyLink you can stay in touch and up to date safely with hands-free calling and access to your personal address book through Bluetooth® audio streaming† for select phones. Once you’ve paired your compatible smartphone and address book with MyLink, just tap a button on your steering wheel and speak a command to make a call. Now you can stay in the know while on the go.
Placing and Taking Phone Calls
The BringGo navigation app† offers plenty of easy-to-use features that let you revel in the fun of discovering new destinations without the stress of getting lost. Explore with the convenience of 3-D maps with lane suggestions, live traffic data, local search via Google™, a Where Am I? Locator and other features that help you stay in the loop..
Chevrolet is the first vehicle manufacturer to offer Siri Eyes Free† to compatible iPhone® users. Siri lets you take charge with your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. The system allows limited hands-free interaction for when you need to compose important messages on the go. That way, driving your Chevrolet vehicle can be your main focus. Just be sure you text and drive only with the voice system, and never text on your handheld while driving.
Yes, Chevrolet MyLink† lets you customize your settings. You can learn how to select your Chevrolet MyLink preferences in this how-to video:
You can learn how to change the audio features in your vehicle in this how-to video:
We recommend that you have no other files on your device when playing music or downloading any data. Other files could prevent the system from properly downloading an update or create issues while it’s indexing your music.
Chevrolet MyLink supports smartphones and MP3 players that are can be plugged in via the USB port. It also supports many different brands of USB flash drives.
Learn how to switch devices and how to control other audio features in this how-to video:
Chevrolet MyLink supports a large variety of song file formats, including MP3, WMA and AAC. It also supports the following playlist files: M3U standard and extended, iTunes, PLS, WAX, ASX and RMP.
No, Chevrolet MyLink† only allows you to access music through your connected/paired device. The system does not have a hard drive.
Make sure your playlists are in the supported format. Your playlist will not work if the music in the list is not in the correct format on the connected device.
We recommend that there are no other files on your device when playing music or downloading any data. Any other files could interfere with the system properly indexing your music.
Chevrolet MyLink supports any smartphones and MP3 players that can be plugged in via the USB port†. It also supports many different brands of USB flash drives.
To learn how to use the Chevrolet MyLink touch screen to display pictures and movies, watch this how-to video:
MyLink allows you to pair up to five different devices. These can be smartphones or other Bluetooth-enabled phones, and even such Bluetooth-enabled devices as an iPod® Touch.
Find out how to pair your phone and use the Chevrolet MyLink hands-free call system in this how-to video:
Yes, you can stream audio from any smartphone that supports Bluetooth Audio Streaming†. And you can stream both Pandora® and StitcherTM SmartRadio if you use a smartphone that runs on the BlackBerry® (does not support Stitcher) or Android™ operating system.
You can learn how to pair your Bluetooth phone to your Chevrolet MyLink system in this video:
Chevrolet MyLink can recognize up to five different Bluetooth-enabled devices†. It will recognize the devices in the order in which they are listed on screen. If the most recently connected phone is in the vehicle, it will automatically connect to that phone.
Chevrolet MyLink stores up to five Bluetooth-enabled devices.† Simply access your settings to see the list of different paired devices. Scroll through the list to find the device you’re looking for.
If one Bluetooth device is paired, like a smartphone, and you would like to switch to a different paired device, simply go into the device list under Bluetooth Settings and select the Bluetooth-enabled device. Up to five different Bluetooth-enabled devices2 can be paired using the Bluetooth connection at one time. You may also have one device connected through the USB port†.
MyLink supports AVRCP 1.3 profile. This allows you to pair your Bluetooth-enabled device2 and see all of your song information on your Chevrolet MyLink screen. However, certain devices, like the iPod®/iPhone®† utilize AVRCP 1.0, and while the music will play over the speakers, information about the current song playing is unable to transfer.
Yes, Pandora is available at no extra cost. However, if you would like to enjoy an ad-free experience, a Pandora One subscription is available. Visit pandora.com for more information.
Bookmarks are shortcuts back to a specific artist or song. Once you add a bookmark, you will be able to access that song or artist through the Pandora audio menu online. Simply scroll through and find the one you’re looking for.
Safety is of the utmost importance when driving a motor vehicle. Therefore, certain features may be inactive when the vehicle is in motion. If this happens, the buttons will turn active again upon putting the vehicle in park.
Currently, the Chevrolet MyLink† system only allows you to pull in stations that you’ve already created via the web or your smartphone when it is not connected to the MyLink system.
Because the iPhone† uses a specific operating system, the Pandora app must be activated from the phone first to acquire the necessary information.
Ads help Pandora pay the bills. Advertising support for free listener accounts helps cover the costs associated with offering a lot of great music for free. If you would like to enjoy an ad-free experience, a Pandora One subscription is available for an annual fee. For more information on Pandora® Internet Radio, please visit www.pandora.com.
If you are an OnStar subscriber and use Turn-by-Turn directions, those directions will overlay any active screen on the right-hand side. This means that you may not be able to use the Thumbs-Up/Thumbs-Down icons or see some of the album art while in Turn-by-Turn mode.
For more information on Pandora® Internet Radio, please visit www.pandora.com.
Yes, a subscription is required. Chevrolet MyLink is just the interface that allows you to access the channels. Most 2012 Chevrolet models come with 3 months of SiriusXM Radio standard. For more subscription information and a complete list of channels, click here.
Safety is of the utmost importance when driving a motor vehicle. Therefore, certain features may be grayed out when the vehicle is in motion. The grayed-out buttons will turn active again when the vehicle comes to a stop.
Depending on the quality of your connection, it may take the MyLink† system about 30 seconds; once acquisition is complete, you’re ready to listen to your show.
TuneIn Radio is a free third-party app available for download in the iTunes® and Google Play™ stores that allows you to listen to live local and global radio stations — with music, sports, news and talk from all over the planet. You can search for artists, songs and sports teams to find out where they’re playing around the world, pause and rewind stations, add selections to your Favorites and more.
If you have a 2013 or later Spark, Spark EV or Sonic equipped with MyLink™ Radio and a compatible smartphone, you can control your stations easily on the touch-screen display of your vehicle using the “TUNEIN” icon on the “SMARTPHONE LINK” menu. Data plan rates may apply.
Note: Certain 2013 Spark and Sonic vehicles equipped with MyLink will require a simple no-charge radio software update in order to enable TuneIn functionality.
Find more answers to commonly asked questions about TuneIn here.
In order to use Siri with the MyLink† system, you must have an iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 and a 2013 or later Spark, Spark EV or Sonic vehicle equipped with MyLink Radio. Once your phone is paired to MyLink, just press and hold the steering wheel-mounted button to use Siri to send text messages, initiate a phone call, set reminders and more.
Note: Certain 2013 Spark and Sonic vehicles equipped with MyLink will require a simple no-charge radio software update in order to enable Siri functionality. Contact your Dealership Service Department to learn more or make an appointment.
Find more answers to commonly asked questions about Siri Eyes Free here.
If you don’t have an iPhone but have a different mobile device with voice recognition capabilities, you may still be able to access select features through MyLink using the steering wheel-mounted button.
Find more answers to commonly asked questions about Siri Eyes Free here.
BringGo is a third-party navigation app available for selected smartphones. When your phone is paired with a 2013 or later Chevrolet Spark, Spark EV or Sonic equipped with MyLink, the app allows you to conveniently display full-function navigation and traffic alerts on the 7-inch color touch-screen of your vehicle. It’s the most affordable in-dash navigation system in its class.
BringGo is the only embedded smartphone navigation app that you can actually sync to your car’s MyLink Radio and control on the touch-screen. It’s a simple way to access the same full-function navigation features and live traffic alerts you’d find on more expensive systems without the need for additional equipment. BringGo also has the ability to store native maps in your smartphone so you can access directions even when phone signal quality is poor, which is something many GPS-enabled apps don’t offer. When the car is not moving, you can use the 7-inch touch-screen to perform a Google Search for a location. And since your smartphone is portable, you can take BringGo with you wherever you go.
Find more answers to commonly asked questions about using and setting up BringGo Navigation here.
Learn more about BringGo Navigation and how to set up and use the app when you watch this how-to video:
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When your vehicle is not in motion, select "Picture & Video" from the main MyLink1 menu. Plug your USB device into your vehicle's console and your MyLink system will detect it automatically. Your MyLink system will display the images it finds in your USB drive or let you choose the video files you'd like to play.
MyLink can play video and image files in select formats. Images should be in .jpg, .bmp, .png, or .gif format. Video files should be .avi, .mpg, .mp4, .divx, .xvid, or .wmv.
Access your picture and video files through the Source menu at the top left of your touch screen. Select "Source" and your menu options will appear. Choose "USB (Movie)" for video files or choose "USB (Picture)" for photos.
Turn the photos on your USB device into an auto-playing slide show. From the "USB (Picture)" screen, press the "Slide Show" button located on the bottom of your screen, second from the right. MyLink will automatically play all the photos on your USB. Just touch the screen to cancel the slide-show playback. You can also adjust how fast your slide show plays by choosing "Slide Show Time" from the USB picture menu.
From the "USB (Picture)" menu, you can adjust how your photos are displayed. Using the icons at the bottom of the screen, you can choose to rotate or enlarge the image. Press "Menu" to adjust the brightness and contrast.
1. MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and Smartphone and USB for some devices. MyLink on Spark and Sonic does not include functionality such as enhanced voice recognition, Gracenotes and CD player.
All screens and images were taken from the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox preproduction model. Actual screens and screens and images for 2012 Chevrolet Volt will vary.