Connecting an iPhone to a 2018 Honda CRV Bluetooth

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At Pickering Honda, we understand the importance of seamlessly connecting your mobile device to your car’s Bluetooth system. In this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of connecting your iPhone to a 2018 Honda CRV. By following these simple instructions, you will be able to enjoy hands-free calling and access to various features on your iPhone directly through your car’s infotainment system.

Step 1: Prepare Your iPhone

Before we begin, make sure your iPhone is ready for the pairing process. Unlock your iPhone and navigate to the “Settings” menu. Look for the “Bluetooth” option and ensure that it is enabled. This will allow your iPhone to be discoverable by other devices, including your Honda CRV.

Step 2: Begin the Pairing Process

Now that your iPhone is ready, it’s time to initiate the pairing process. In the settings menu of your Honda CRV, locate the “Phone” option and select “Bluetooth Device List.” From there, choose the option to add a new device.

Step 3: Pair Your iPhone with Your Honda CRV

Once you’ve selected the option to add a new device, your Honda CRV will start searching for available devices. At this point, you may notice your iPhone appearing in the list of available devices. Select your iPhone from the list and confirm the pairing process.

Step 4: Verify the Pairing Code

To ensure a secure and successful pairing, both your iPhone and your Honda CRV will generate a unique pairing code. It is essential to verify that the pairing codes match on both devices. If the codes match, proceed with the pairing process by selecting “Pair” on your Honda CRV.

Step 5: Enable Contacts and Sync Features

After successfully pairing your iPhone with your Honda CRV, you will be prompted to allow access to your contacts and sync features. Grant access to enjoy hands-free calling and full integration with your phone’s contacts while driving.

Step 6: Explore Additional Features

Congratulations! You have successfully connected your iPhone to your 2018 Honda CRV’s Bluetooth system. Apart from making calls and accessing your contacts, your Honda CRV may offer additional features such as HondaLink Assist, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.

HondaLink Assist

HondaLink Assist is a feature designed to enhance your safety on the road. In case of a collision, HondaLink Assist can automatically call 911 on your behalf if you are unable to do so. You have the option to enable or disable this feature according to your preference.

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Your 2018 Honda CRV may also be compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. By connecting your phone to the USB port in your car, you can project your phone’s screen onto the car’s infotainment system. This allows you to access apps, navigation, music, and more, all from the comfort of your Honda CRV.


Connecting your iPhone to a 2018 Honda CRV’s Bluetooth system is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following the instructions outlined in this article, you can enjoy seamless connectivity and access to various features while on the go. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us at Pickering Honda. Our team of experts is always ready to help you make the most out of your Honda driving experience. Thank you for choosing Pickering Honda!