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Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Bluetooth

When using the bluetooth® audio system

When using the hands-free system

Conditions under which the system will not operate

Bluetooth® antenna

The antenna is built into the display.

If the portable audio player is behind the seat or in the glove box or console box, or is touching or covered by metal objects, the connection status may deteriorate.

If the cellular phone is behind the seat or in the console box, or touching or covered by metal objects, the connection status may deteriorate.

Battery charge/signal status

When using the bluetoothr audio and hands-free system at the same time

The following problems may occur.

About the contact in this system

The following data is stored for every registered cellular phone. When another phone is connecting, you cannot read the registered data.

When removing a bluetoothr phone from the system, the above-mentioned data is also deleted.

Compatible models

The bluetoothr audio system supports portable audio players with the following specifications

However, please note that some functions may be limited depending on the type of portable audio player connected.

The hands-free system supports cellular phones with the following specifications.

If the cellular phone does not support hfp, you cannot register it with the hands-free system. Opp, pbap or map services must be selected individually.



: this device complies with part 15 of the fcc rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Fcc warning: changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.


: radio frequency radiation exposure

This equipment complies with fcc radiation exposure limits set forth for uncontrolled equipment and meets the fcc radio frequency (rf) exposure guidelines in supplement c to oet65. This equipment has very low levels of rf energy that it deemed to comply without maximum permissive exposure evaluation (mpe). But it is desirable that it should be installed and operated with at least 20 cm and more between the radiator and person's body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).

Co-location: this transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Reconnecting the portable audio player

If the portable audio player is disconnected due to poor reception, the system automatically reconnects the portable audio player.

If you have switched off the portable audio player yourself, follow the instructions below to reconnect:

When you sell your car

Be sure to delete your personal data.


While driving

Do not use the portable audio player, cellular phone or connect a device to the bluetoothr system.

Caution regarding interference with electronic devices

  • Your audio unit is fitted with bluetoothr antennas. People with implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should maintain a reasonable distance between themselves and the bluetoothr antennas. The radio waves may affect the operation of such devices.
  • Before using bluetoothr devices, users of any electrical medical device other than implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should consult the manufacturer of the device for information about its operation under the influence of radio waves. Radio waves could have unexpected effects on the operation of such medical devices.



When leaving the vehicle

Do not leave your portable audio player or cellular phone in the vehicle. The inside of the vehicle may become hot, causing damage to the portable audio player or cellular phone.

What to do if...


If there is a problem with the hands-free system or a bluetoothr device, first check the table below.


Using the voice command system
The voice command system enables the hands-free system to be operated using voice commands. Operations of the voice command system can be performed by selecting the menu corresponding to each fun ...

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