The update, which improves the compatibility and functionality of smartphones as the devices improve and gain more features and functionality, is available via an update through On Star.
Or, if you prefer, you can make an appointment with your local FCA US dealer for immediate installation.
A VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is a unique 17-digit code that identifies your vehicle and provides access to valuable information about its history.
All cars and light trucks built after 1981 have a VIN.
General Motors recently sent out a letter to owners of certain late-model vehicles announcing an update for their vehicle’s Bluetooth system.
As such, owners can find the most up-to-date list of devices compatible with their vehicle’s Bluetooth-enabled audio system on this page of the On Star website.
The software update, according to the letter, will modify the current Bluetooth hands-free calling system to recognize most current smartphone technology and maintain the connection.
In addition, the update will be available through On Star at no charge until September 30, 2016.
Access and fulfill minimum subscription requirements. Vehicle must be properly equipped and in active and usable cellular range for Wi-Fi usage.
This feature should not be used by the driver while the vehicle is in motion. In order to identify if you need a software update, please enter all 17 digits of your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) below.
If an update is required, you can download the software to a USB drive and then install it on your Uconnect system.
Plan ahead as updates can take up to 30-45 minutes and require that your vehicle be parked throughout the software update/installation process.