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Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Listening to an ipod

Connecting an ipod enables you to enjoy music from the vehicle speakers.

Select “ipod” on the audio source selection screen.

When the ipod connected to the system includes ipod video, the system can only output the sound by selecting the browse screen.

Connecting an ipod

Audio control screen

Pressing the "audio" button displays the audio control screen from any screens of the selected source.

  1. Audio source selection screen appears
  2. displays cover art
  3. selecting the play mode  
  4. Shuffle play
  5. Repeat play
  6. Pause select to resume playback

  7. Setting the sound

Toyota Highlander. Audio control screen

Selecting a play mode

  1. Select “browse” on the screen.
  2. Select the desired play mode. Then select a song to begin using the selected play mode.

Shuffle play

Select to change on/off.

Repeat play

Select to change on/off.

?About ipod

Toyota Highlander. About ipod

Ipod cover art

Ipod functions

Ipod problems

To resolve most problems encountered when using your ipod, disconnect your ipod from the vehicle ipod connection and reset it. For instructions on how to reset your ipod, refer to your ipod owner's manual.

Error messages


Cause/correction procedures

“Connection error. Please consult your owner’s manual for instructions on how to connect the ipod.” This indicates a problem in the ipod or its connection.
“No music files found.” This indicates that there is no music data in the ipod.
“No videos found.” This indicates that no video files are included in the ipod.
“There are no songs available for playback. Please add compatible files to your ipod.” This indicates that songs are not found in a selected playlist.
“Ipod authorization unsuccessful.” This indicates that the display audio system failed to authorize the ipod.

Please check your ipod.

Compatible models

The following ipodr, ipod nanor, ipod classicr, ipod touchr and iphoner devices can be used with this system.

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Depending on differences between models or software versions etc., Some models might be incompatible with this system.


While driving

Do not connect an ipod or operate the controls.



To prevent damage to the ipod or its terminals

  • Do not leave the ipod in the vehicle. The temperature inside the vehicle may become high, resulting in damage to the ipod.
  • Do not push down on or apply unnecessary pressure to the ipod while it is connected.
  • Do not insert foreign objects into the port.
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