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Ford SYNC 3 Update Brings Apple CarPlay & Android Auto to West Michigan

May 19th, 2017

A driver in Grand Rapids, MI using Ford SYNC 3 to easily respond to a message while getting driving directions

Get new Ford SYNC 3 features with version 2.2

Borgman Ford is pleased to share that Ford drivers in Grand Rapids and West Michigan can now download the latest version of Ford SYNC 3. This update is available for Ford SYNC 3 vehicles 2016 or newer and comes with full support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These two suites bring the full power of your favorite Apple or Google apps into your Ford vehicle, with an interface that’s similar to your device and optimizations for keeping your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

The most exciting part of this update is that it’s the first one that may be installed via WiFi connection. If you prefer not to drive over to Borgman or use a flash drive to install software updates, Ford vehicles with WiFi connectivity can set up automatic SYNC 3 updates using their home WiFi network. The process happens completely in the “background” and once it’s set up, you don’t have to do anything else.

Of course, if you need help with your SYNC 3 updates, please feel free to visit us anytime and we will be more than happy to help.

You can read more about the exciting new Ford SYNC 3 update in this excerpt from the Official Ford Media Center:

Ford is making Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software support available to model-year 2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3. Customers with model-year 2016 Ford vehicles can update to the new SYNC 3 version 2.2 by downloading to a USB drive, visiting a dealership or automatically through a Wi-Fi connection.

“Our SYNC 3 software platform was designed to be easy to update so we can get our customers the latest and greatest features, functionally and security enhancements,” said Don Butler, executive director, Ford Connected Vehicle and Services. “With over-the-air updates, we can deliver new features to customers in the background while they continue using their vehicles.”

Customers can update their software by visiting owner.ford.com to download and install with a USB drive, or by visiting a dealership. Customers with Wi-Fi-enabled vehicles and a Wi-Fi network can set up their vehicle to receive the update automatically.

To read the full anouncement, visit Media.Ford.com.

Looking to trade up to a Ford with SYNC 3 in West Michigan?

If you’d like help with SYNC 3 or you’re considering trading-up to a SYNC 3-equipped Ford vehicle, visit Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids and our staff will be more than happy to assist you. We’ll give you a tour of Ford SYNC 3’s features, walk you through connecting your Apple or Android device, and make sure all of your questions are answered.

Should you choose to upgrade to a Ford with SYNC 3, we will always give you a Fair Trade Deal on your current vehicle and ensure you get maximum savings on your new one. If you see a better deal elsewhere, let us know and we’ll match it! Check out our inventory and visit us today for a test drive!


 

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