AUDI A3 2008 8P / 2.G RNS_E Navigation System Manual
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167 CAR, SETUP
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CAR 168CARIntroductionSelecting car function– Pr e ss t h e fu n c t i o n b u t to n page 16. Th e m ai n c a r
menu or the menu for the Versi on function will be
displayed.If you select the Ve rsi on function in the main Car menu, the hard-
wa re a n d s o ft wa re s t a t us fo r t h e “Au d i N a v i g a t i o n S ys t e m p l us ” w il l
If you press the button within the Car function, you can
program sound and tuning settings using the control buttons and
adjust the brightness for the display
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SETUPIntroductionGeneral safety precautionsEnter vehicle settings only when the vehicle is stationary. The
procedures described below would distract your attention from
traffic if you performed them while driving. Please note
“Notes on Traffic Safety”.
Selecting Setup functionFig. 180 Display: Setup Radio
– Press the button in addition to a button already
pressed. The main Setup menu fig.180 which is part
of the main function (e.g. radio) is displayed.
– Press one of the control buttons in a Setup main menu
page 17 to go to the submenus for the Setup function
(in the example Radio to fig.180).The Setup menu operates in conjunction with a function button
page 16 a n d o p e n s a d d i t i o n a l m e n u i t e m s f o r t h e
main function Radio, CD, MP3 and Navigation. By pressing the
control buttons, the Setup submenus Settings, Sound and Display
can be opened
fig.180. These Setup submenus are always the
same, regardless of which Setup main function you are in.
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SETUP 170The following submenus are available in the Setup
You can read about system-specific Setup settings functions in the
description for each primary function.
Settings control buttonSetting the menu language
Display texts can be shown in different languages.Fig. 181 Setup: Menu language setting–Press the Settings control button in the Setup menu.
– Select Menu language fig.181.
– Select the desired menu language.The display texts for the Navigation System are changed to the
selected language. The language for the audible navigation
commands are also changed.
The following languages can be selected:
Delete user data
Tr e b l e
Volume settings (Navigation info)
a)Digital Signal Processingb)Vehicles with a BOSE® sound system in conjunction with an AudioPilot do
n o t h av e a D SP f un ct i o n. I n th is c as e y o ur v e hi cl e is equ ip p ed w i th d y n am ic
noise compensation page 94.
Switch off display
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The menu language can only be selected when the vehicle is
stationary. The function is greyed out while you are driving and
cannot be selected.Setting distance unit (km/miles)Fig. 182 Setup: Distance unit–Press the Settings control button in the Setup menu.– Select Distance unit.
– Select from the units miles or km.
Time of day and date can be adjusted through the
preset formats.Fig. 183 Setup: 12h time format settingSetting time format
–Press the Settings control button in the Setup menu.
– Select Time/Date format fig.182.
– Select Time format fig.183.
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– Choose between the display 12h and 24h.
Setting date format
–Press the Settings control button in the Setup menu.
– Select Time/Date format page 171, fig.182.
– Select Date format page 171, fig.183.
– Choose between the display MM/DD for the format
“Month/Day” or DD.MM for the format “Day.Month”.The instruments cluster acts as the source for the time and date
If the instrument cluster source is not available for some reason, the
time and date are received via the GPS. In this case GPS shows
under the menu item Time source GPS time can be set through the
menu item GMT +/-
If the instrument cluster source should not be available, please
contact an Audi dealership or authorized facililty.
Settings can be reset to prespecified default settings in
this function.Fig. 184 Setup: Settings factory settings–Press the Settings control button in the Setup menu.
– Select Factory settings fig.184.
–Confirm Reset system to factory presets? with Ye s. The
settings (e.g. Setup Navigation and route criteria) are
reset to default settings.User data are not deleted.
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Delete user data
User data in the Navigation System can be deleted.–Press the Settings control button in the Setup menu.
–Select Delete user data page 172, fig.184.
–Confirm Are you sure you want to delete all user data??
with Ye s. User data (e.g. directory data, previous destina-
tions, radio memory list) are deleted.Sound control buttonSound settingsThe explanations for the sound settings start with section page 92.
Display control buttonSwitch off displayFig. 185 Setup: Switch off displaySwitch off display
–Press the Display control button in the Setup menu.
– Select Switch off display fig.185. The display is
switched off, the systems for navigation remain active.
Switch on display
– Press or rotate the control knob page 17, or
–Press a page 16 function button, or
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– Press the button or
button page 12 to
switch the display on again.
You can set display brightness manually.Fig. 186 Setup: Adjusting the brightness of the display–Press the Display control button in the Setup menu.
– Select Brightness page 173, fig.185.
– Rotate the control knob to change the brightness of the
display.Th e b r i g h t n e s s o f t h e d i s p l a y a d j u s t s a u t o m a t i c a l l y t o a m b i e n t l i g h t .
In addition, the brightness of the display can be regulated with the general adjustment for instrument lighting and with the Brightness
function in the Navigation System.
You can find more information about adjusting the instrument
lighting in your Owner's Manual.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)175
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)Self-helpCategorie
What's wrong if...
the system does not react to entries?
A system reset-start provides easy immediate help when the Navigation System
you change the main function, but the
main menu is not displayed?
If you press the function button again, the main menu will be displayed
you select a radio station on the AM
band from the memory list and there is
The list of radio stations on the AM band is static and has to be adjusted manually
to the current reception status
page 59. This displays the stations, even if these
stations are not being received.
the “Random” function does not start,
although you have activated “Random”?
The Random function depends on the setting in Repeat
page 81 or
only the data field Name c a n b e s e l e c t e d
in the directory and the remaining data
fields are shown greyed out?
Before all the data fields can be accessed, the name first has to be entered in the
you are not shown the destination entry
screen with the direct final destination?
The Route with stopover function is active. Select the menu item Route without
stopover in the Route function
you cannot enter your destination
address or you cannot find it in the navi-
Destination entry is divided into regions. Before entering a street, a city, a special
destination, a special destination telephone number or map coordinates, the
appropriate region must be selected first.
you cannot leave the activated map
Press the button