Kia Soul: Voice Recognition - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Voice Recognition

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Voice Recognition

  • When using the voice recognition feature, only commands listed within the user's manual are supported.
  • Be aware that during the operation of the voice recognition system, pressing any key other than the key terminate voice recognition mode.
  • For superior voice recognition performance, position the microphone used for voice recognition above the head of the driver’s seat and maintain a proper position when saying commands.
  • Within the following situations, voice recognition may not function properly due to external sound. - When the windows and sunroof are open
    - When the blower AC/heater is set to high
    - When entering and passing through tunnels
    - When driving on rugged and uneven roads
    - During severe rain (heavy rains, windstorms)
  • Phone related voice commands can be used only when a Bluetooth® Wireless Technology device is connected.
  • When making calls by stating a name, the corresponding contact must be downloaded and stored within the audio system.
  • After downloading the Bluetooth® Wireless Technology phone book, it takes some times to convert the phone book data into voice information. During this time, voice recognition may not properly operate.
  • Pronounce the voice commands naturally and clearly as if in a normal conversation.

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