Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Getting started

The following procedures will help you get started using the Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System with NISSAN Voice Recognition. For additional command options, refer to “List of voice commands” in this section.

Choosing a language

You can interact with the Bluetooth® Hands- Free Phone System using English, Spanish or French.

To change the language, perform the following.

1. Press and hold the more button for
more than 5 seconds.

2. The system announces: “Press the PHONE/SEND ( hands-free phone system to enter the voice) button for the
hands-free phone system to enter the voice adaptation mode or press the PHONE/END ( language.”) button to select a different
language.” 3. Press the For information on voice adaptation, see button.


For information on voice adaptation, see “Voice Adaptation (VA) mode” in this section.

4. The system announces the current language and gives you the option to change the language to Spanish (in Spanish) or French (in French). To select the current language, press the PHONE/SEND ( ) button. To select a different language, tilt the tuning switch ( ) up or down. or
) up or down.


NOTE:

You must press the

button within
button within 5 seconds to change the language.

5. If you decide not to change the language, do not press either button. After 5 seconds, the VR session will end, and the language will not be changed.

Connecting procedure

NOTE:

The connecting procedure must be performed when the vehicle is stationary. If the vehicle starts moving during the procedure, the procedure will be cancelled.

1. Press the  button on the


1. Press the steering button on the
steering wheel. The system announces the available commands.

2. Say: “Connect phone” A . The system acknowledges the command and announces the next set of available commands.

3. Say: “Add phone” B . The system acknowledges the command and asks you to initiate connecting from the phone handset C .

The connecting procedure of the cellular phone varies according to each cellular phone model. See the cellular phone Owner’s Manual for details. You can also visit www.nissanusa.com/bluetooth for instructions on connecting NISSAN recommended cellular phones.

When prompted for a Passkey code, enter “1234” from the handset. The Passkey code “1234” has been assigned by NISSAN and cannot be changed.

4. The system asks you to say a name for the phone D .

If the name is too long or too short, the system tells you, then prompts you for a name again.

Also, if more than one phone is connected and the name sounds too much like a name already used, the system tells you, then prompts you for a name again.

Making a call by entering a phone number

1. Press the  button on the


1. Press the steering button on the
steering wheel. A tone will sound.

2. Say: “Call” A . The system acknowledges the command and announces the next set of available commands.

3. Say “Phone Number” B . The system acknowledges the command and announces the next set of available commands.

Say: “Special Number” to dial more than 10 digits or any special characters.

4. Say the number you wish to call starting with the area code in single digit format C . If the system has trouble recognizing the correct phone number, try entering the number in the following groups: 3-digit area code, 3-digit prefix and the last 4-digits. For example, 555-121-3354 can be said as “five five five” as the 1st group, then “one two one” as the 2nd group, and “three three five four” as the 3rd group. For dialing more than 10 digits or any special characters, say “Special Number”. See “How to say numbers” in this section for more information.

5. When you have finished speaking the phone number, the system repeats it back and announces the available commands.

6. Say: “Dial” D . The system acknowledges the command and makes the call.

For additional command options, see “List of voice commands” in this section.

Receiving a call

When you hear the ring tone, press the button on the steering wheel.
button on the steering wheel.

Once the call has ended, press the button
button on the steering wheel.

NOTE:

If you do not wish to take the call when you hear the ring tone, press the button
button on the steering wheel.

For additional command options, see “List of voice commands” later in this section.

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