If you own a Subaru car or are thinking of purchasing one, you may be wondering how to use the voice command feature. Voice command is an incredibly useful feature that allows you to make use of certain functions hands-free, making your life safer and easier while on the road. In this article, we share with you some top tips on using voice command in Subaru cars.

Understanding Voice Recognition and Commands

Specific models of Subaru cars come with a voice recognition system where you can perform certain tasks hands-free. This includes making use of multiple functionalities on your phone, utilizing the automatic climate control system and radio, on top of many others. Before attempting to use voice commands, first check that your Subaru car is programmed with this feature.

Activating Voice Recognition

To start using voice commands in your Subaru car, follow the below steps:

  • Press the TALK button on your steering wheel. You will hear a confirmatory beep when the feature has been activated.
  • Give the command you wish the feature to perform, such as "Set the temperature to 75 degrees" or "Call home". Take note that the voice recognition system will only respond to recognized commands.
  • For the full list of recognized commands, say "Help" after activating voice commands. You can also find the list on Subaru's official website.

Keep in mind that voice recognition cannot be used in conjunction with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. If there are any loud ambient noises when voice recognition is activated, it can interfere with the system's ability to recognize your command. Always ensure that you speak clearly to ensure the system can recognize your commands effectively and get the most out of your experience.

Canceling Commands

If you wish to cancel the most recent command you have given, practice the following steps:

  • Press the X button on the top right corner of the screen.
  • Alternatively, you can press and hold the TALK button again, giving your new command.

Adjusting Volume of Voice Commands

Need to adjust the volume of your voice recognition system? Follow the simple steps below:

  • Ensure that voice recognition is activated.
  • You can adjust the volume either by the knobs or volume switches on the steering wheel.

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