2020 Kia Forte Dashboard

A how-to guide: the Kia Forte infotainment technology

How do I connect my phone to my Kia Forte?

Vehicles these days have so much technology integrated into them it is crazy. There are safety technologies to help avoid accidents, and there are options that keep everyone in the vehicle entertained for hours. The Kia Forte is no exception to having these technologies. You might be asking though, how do I connect my phone to my Kia Forte? You have come to the right place. Keep reading to learn the steps.

2020 Kia Forte on road with green trees in backgroundTouchscreen display in every car

It is very rare to get into the driver’s seat of a car and for there not to be a touchscreen. This makes pairing your phone and Kia Forte a breeze.

Step 1: Turn on Bluetooth on your phone

To complete this step, open the Settings app on your phone, select Bluetooth, and click the option so that Bluetooth is on. Do not close out your phone, you will need to come back here for step 3.

Step 2: Press the phone button on your steering wheel

This will turn on the Bluetooth in your car so that your phone will be able to “discover” your vehicle.

Step 3: Choose the name of your vehicle

Once you see your Kia Forte listed under the Bluetooth option on your phone, select it.

Step 4: Do what you are told

When you select “Kia Forte”, there may be some instructions displayed on your vehicle’s screen. Follow those instructions to finish setting up Bluetooth. Once this is complete, every time you are in your Kia Forte, you will be able to access Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

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2020 Kia Forte behind water and in front of cool buildingWhat if it does not work?

We are glad you asked. Sometimes, adding a phone to your car does not go as seamless as it should. The best thing to do would be to disconnect your phone from your vehicle, turn off your phone, and then turn it back on. Once you have done this, repeat the steps above.

If you are still having troubles after this process, feel free to stop in or reach out to us via phone. We would be more than willing to take a look and help fix any issues you are facing with pairing your Kia Forte and phone.

Safety Features of the 2019 Kia Forte