How to Connect your Phone to a Jeep Wrangler

May 1, 2015
Posted by: Nick Bulanda

Pairing a phone to your Jeep Wrangler’s audio system via Bluetooth is one of the smartest things you can do as a car owner. It offers a new level of convenience, and ensures that you’re getting the most out of your ride. For some, it can be a bit confusing how to make the two work together, which is why we’ve put together some tips on how to connect your phone to a Jeep Wrangler.

General Tips on Pairing your Phone via Bluetooth

Step 1: Have both your smartphone and Vehicle turned on.

Step 2: Press the icon on your Uconnect system that looks like a phone.

Step 3: Follow the prompts on your system and select the pair a device option.

Step 4: Go into your phone’s Bluetooth settings and search for a device to pair to. Select Uconnect.

Step 5: Your Uconnect system should display a four-digit-PIN. Enter it into your phone.

Your phone should now be paired, and can take advantage of options such as hands free calling, media playback, and sending and receiving texts — depending on your Uconnect system.

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How to Pair my Phone on a non-touchscreen Uconnect System

In general, you’re going to go through a very similar set of steps to pair your phone to a Uconnect system that doesn’t use a touchscreen. If you’d like a closer look at the process, we’ve  included a video below explaining how to connect with the 2013 Jeep Wrangler.

Phone Compatibility with Uconnect System

Are you wondering if your specific phone model and operating system version is able to connect with a particular Uconnect system? Fear not! Jeep, and its parent company, is nice enough to have a simple guide for mobile device support. All you have to do is select your vehicle, the sound system you own, and finally what your device is. When you get to the device selection, sometimes it takes a few seconds to load the manufacturer, so sit tight when you get to that section.

We carry a wide selection of Jeep vehicles at Ultimate Rides, including many with the Uconnect system. If you’re in the Joliet IL area, come on down and checkout the best selection of Jeeps around. And if you have any questions about pairing your phone to your Jeep, feel free to ask any of our helpful staff members.

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