bluetooth screen features of a vw Jetta

New Volkswagen models are equipped with a host of advanced technologies built to make your time on the road more enjoyable than ever before. To make the most of the in-car technologies in your VW, you can connect your smartphone to your car or SUV. The Volkswagen Bluetooth® setup process is simple and will only take a few minutes of your time. Complete the VW Bluetooth® pairing procedure outlined below, then reach out to our Volkswagen dealership near Marshall, TX, for more information on the VW infotainment system.

How to Connect a Smartphone to VW Bluetooth®: Step-by-Step Instructions

After confirming that your phone is compatible with your vehicle at , follow these simple instructions to pair with Volkswagen Bluetooth®:

  1. Start your vehicle's ignition. Its Bluetooth® system will be in "discovery" mode.
  2. Search for new devices on your phone's Bluetooth® menu, then select "VW BT" with the last four digits of your VIN.
  3. Your car's infotainment system will display a connection request.
  4. Press "Connect" on your infotainment display. It will then show a PIN.
  5. Confirm that the same PIN is shown on your phone, then press "YES" on the screen. Press "Pair" on your phone. Note: Pairing must be completed within 30 seconds of the PIN being shown; otherwise, you'll need to repeat the process.

Your phone is now connected to your Volkswagen! If you'd like to pair additional phones with VW Bluetooth® in the future, confirm that Bluetooth® is enabled on your phone and complete the following steps: 

  1. Select "Setup" on the infotainment screen.
  2. Select "Bluetooth."
  3. Select "Search for devices."
  4. Select "Results," then select your device.
  5. Choose between the device profile options of "Handsfree" or "Bluetooth® Audio."
  6. Confirm that the same PIN is displayed on your phone, and select "Yes" on the infotainment screen. Then press "Pair" on your phone.


You can repeat this process to connect up to four phones to your VW model.

For further information about how you can connect a smartphone to Volkswagen Bluetooth®, contact Gorman McCracken Volkswagen. Our VW tech experts will be happy to answer any questions about the Volkswagen Bluetooth® pairing process, as well as show you how to make the most of the rest of your car's infotainment system. We look forward to hearing from you soon!