BlackBerry smartphone and vehicle Bluetooth compatibility

Article ID: KB29616

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 06-21-2013

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
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  • BlackBerry smartphone
  • Bluetooth Car Kit
  • Bluetooth
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A variety of BlackBerry smartphones feature Bluetooth wireless technology, which enables the use of hands-free calls, streaming music wirelessly and transferring file data such as documents and photos to a compatible wireless receiving device.

Select the vehicle manufacturer below to navigate to their website for info on BlackBerry smartphone and vehicle Bluetooth compatibility:

Note:

  • Not all vehicle manufacturers are within this list.
  • It is advisable to check with the car manufacturer for compatibility with a BlackBerry smartphone.
  • BlackBerry is not responsible for updating the lists found on vehicle manufacturers' websites with the latest BlackBerry smartphones available. Each manufacturer carries out their own tests of Bluetooth capable devices updates their compatibility lists according to results.
  • Features available via Bluetooth technology in a vehicle are dependent on the car manufacturer.
  • Please ensure the BlackBerry smartphone being paired with the vehicle in question is updated to the latest BlackBerry Software available for the specific model.
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For help with pairing the BlackBerry smartphone to a car audio system, see the user guide for the smartphone located at http://docs.blackberry.com. Check with the car manufacturer for more information on Bluetooth compatible smartphones.

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