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Alexa Built-in

Pioneer Smart Sync is a highly evolved app available for both iOS and Android OS devices that utilizes the power of a connected smartphone to expand the features and user interface of compatible Pioneer in-dash receivers. With support for either a Bluetooth® or USB connection, the link between your smartphone and the in-dash receiver can be either wired or wireless. Through Pioneer Smart Sync, you can access many popular smartphone apps for maps, messages, music and more. Pioneer Smart Sync now features Alexa Built-in. Just download or update to the latest version of the Pioneer Smart Sync app. Using Alexa with Pioneer Smart Sync is simple: just tap-and-ask to play music, hear the news, check weather, control smart home devices,* and more. Alexa lives in the cloud, so it’s always getting smarter, adding new capabilities that are delivered to your device automatically.
*Certain Alexa functionality is dependent on smart home technology.
Amazon, Alexa and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

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Monitor Vehicle Performance

Anyone who's interested in vehicle care and maintenance can benefit from the Pioneer Smart Sync v4.8 app’s interface for OBD-II code readers (sold separately) to see what your vehicle’s engine is doing in real-time, get OBD fault codes, engine performance data, and more!

Pioneer Smart Sync v4.8 now enables the display of widgets for vehicle information including engine performance, live data and vehicle diagnostic codes to show repair needs. With a compatible Pioneer in-dash receiver, by connecting your Android smartphone or iPhone device via Bluetooth to a compatible OBD-II code reader* (optional and sold separately) plugged into the vehicle's OBD-II port, you can read and clear diagnostic codes and view drive information, average speed, MPG and more straight from the Pioneer Smart Sync v4.8 app.

Click here to learn about PSS and OBD-II


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*Note: OBD-II code readers are not Pioneer products and Pioneer is not responsible for their use. There may be risks in the case of faulty performance of an OBD-II code reader including potential vehicle battery drain or introducing security vulnerabilities. Research the benefits and risks of using an OBD-II code reader before connecting one to your vehicle. Not all vehicle data may display depending on the vehicle model. Data displayed through Pioneer Smart Sync may be inaccurate due to communication errors or delays, or performance issues with the OBD-II code reader, Pioneer Smart Sync, or the vehicle.


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One-Touch Access

Pioneer Smart Sync simplifies one-button access to operations that make it easier for you to start a navigation app and have your messages read.

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Pioneer Smart Sync offers one-touch access to your most frequently used navigation app, making it easier for you to plot your trip to your destination.

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Message Readout

Once you’ve connected your messaging app to Pioneer Smart Sync, you can always have your messages read out with the touch of a button.


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Hands-Free Calling

With Pioneer Smart Sync, all it takes is one button to instantly respond to incoming calls. With Phone Key, you can even access your phone’s address book with the touch of a button, making it easier to make calls.

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Voice Recognition

You can operate the Pioneer Smart Sync app simply with your voice, allowing you to pay full attention to the road while starting navigation, playing music, or opening your phone’s address book.

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Parking Assist

Combine an optional Pioneer ND-PS1 parking sensor (sold separately) with a Pioneer SPH-10BT Smartphone Receiver for greater safety when parking. The sensor detects obstacles behind the car, sending information to your phone on the object’s distance and direction as well as the danger level.


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Enjoy Music

Whether it’s the music on your smartphone or the music apps you use every day, Pioneer Smart Sync offers an intuitive user interface to play back your favorite tracks.

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Theme Setting

You can set the wallpaper, the theme color and the receiver illumination* color all at once. With Personal Photo Mode you can use your photos as wallpapers and with Pilot mode, you can create a customized screen that includes the spedometer, compass, music information and more.
*Compatible with multi color illumination receivers only.

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Sound Customization

Along with many sound effects, various precise sound adjustments offer an upgrade to the listening experience in your vehicle. 31-band Graphic Equalizer adjustments, Live Simulation sound effects, and even (manual) Time Alignment; a Digital sound processing feature which allows the listener to manually set the distance from each speaker, allowing audio signals to reach the listener at the same time for a better listening experience.

Compatible Models

Take full advantage of Pioneer Smart Sync version 4.8 by updating your in-dash receiver with the latest firmware (required).

Click on your compatible receiver for more information.

CD Receivers


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  • Pioneer Smart Sync App v 4 Available now 2022 February

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  • How To - Connect Android Phone with Smart Sync App

  • Pioneer Smart Sync App 3.0 Update for 2020

  • How To - Smart Sync App Custom Colors - Pioneer Audio Receivers DEH, MVH, FH



Download the App and take your vehicle experience to a new level

Download the Pioneer Smart Sync app on your smartphone to access compatible apps directly on your compatible Pioneer in-dash receiver.

Smart Sync app

Download on the App Store   Get it on Google Play

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