Can you add Bluetooth to OnStar?

Can you add Bluetooth to OnStar?

Press and hold the Talk button on the steering wheel for two seconds. Say “Bluetooth” loud enough for the OnStar system to detect. The system then says “Ready” and a tone sounds.

How do I connect my Bluetooth to my GMC?

Tap the SETTINGS icon. Tap the BLUETOOTH® icon. This may be located inside “Wireless & Networks” or “Connections.” Ensure that Bluetooth is set to “Discoverable” or “Pairing” mode.

Can a OnStar system be converted to Bluetooth?

With technology advancing every day, more electronic devices are being installed in vehicles than ever before. One such system is the Onstar module, but some car owners do not utilize this device. Luckily, they can be converted to Bluetooth.

Where is the OnStar module on my car?

With the purchase of a Bluetooth conversion kit, changing the Onstar module is relatively simple. Depending on the car model, find the hidden Onstar module that controls the keypad that is above the rear-view mirror. It is usually in the trunk or glove box.

Can a GM car make calls with OnStar?

So yes, a lot of GM cars equipped with OnStar can make calls via the hands free calling feature.

How to use Bluetooth for a car radio?

Popular Brands in Bluetooth Car Kits for Factory Radio 1 CarConnect Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling Kit 2 Link your smartphone to your vehicle’s factory radio 3 Hands free calling and high quality audio streaming 4 Integrated OEM steering wheel controls

Where can I get an OnStar Bluetooth update?

As such, owners can find the most up-to-date list of devices compatible with their vehicle’s Bluetooth-enabled audio system on this page of the OnStar website. The software update, according to the letter, will modify the current Bluetooth hands-free calling system to recognize most current smartphone technology and maintain the connection.

So yes, a lot of GM cars equipped with OnStar can make calls via the hands free calling feature.

How does the OnStar cell phone system work?

For those who may be unaware, the Hands-Free Calling OnStar phone feature is a separate system from the Bluetooth-based smartphone hands-free calling system. Operated primarily via voice recognition and/or the central infotainment screen, the system enables phone calls without the need of a separate cell phone.

How does OnStar hands free car kit work?

It works by utilizing the onstar equipment in your vehicle (microphone and mirror keypad) to communicate to a hands free car kit which connects to your cellphone. There are NO EXTRA CHARGES to pay EVER. You use YOUR phone with YOUR minutes as you see fit.