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Available items:● Getting Started
Describes the basics of how to operate the
Voice Recognition system.
● Let’s Practice
Initiates a practice session that demon-
strates how to improve voice recognition by
● Using the Address Book
Tutorial for using the Address Book
● Finding a Street Address
Tutorial for entering a destination by street
● Placing Calls
Tutorial for making a phone call by voice
● Help on Speaking
Displays useful tips of speaking for correct
command recognition by the system.
Before using the Voice Recognition system for
the first time, you can confirm how to use com-
mands by viewing the Getting Started section of
the User Guide. 1. Select the “Getting Started” key.
2. You can confirm the page by scrolling the screen. Tutorials on the operation of the Voice Rec-
If you choose “Finding a Street Address”, “Using
the Address Book” or “Placing Calls”, you can
view tutorials on how to perform these operations
using Voice Recognition.
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The system is equipped with a tutorial that allows
you to practice saying commands and receive
feedback on the volume, speed and timing of your
speech.To initiate a practice session, access the User
Guide and select the “Let’s Practice” key. Follow
the on-screen prompts until the session is com-
plete. After the session is completed, a screen
will be displayed that shows an analysis of differ-
ent elements of your speech. Select the “Try
Again” to repeat the session if improvement is
needed. Select the “Done” key to return to the
User Guide screen.
Useful tips for correct operation
You can display useful speaking tips to help the
system recognize your voice commands cor-
1. Select “Help on Speaking”.
2. You can confirm the page by scrolling the screen.
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Voice recognition settings
The available settings of the NISSAN Voice Rec-
ognition system are described.1. Select “Voice Recognition”.
2. You can confirm the page by scrolling the screen.
USING THE SYSTEM
When the ignition switch is placed in the ON
position, NISSAN Voice Recognition is initialized,
which takes a few seconds. When completed,
the system is ready to accept voice commands. If
switch is pressed before the initializa-
tion completes, voice commands will not be ac-
cepted. Please wait until the NISSAN Voice Rec-
ognition initialization is completed.
To get the best recognition performance from
Voice Recognition, observe the following:
● The interior of the vehicle should be as quiet
as possible. Close the windows to eliminate
the surrounding noises (traffic noise and vi-
bration sounds, etc.) , which may prevent the
system from correctly recognizing the voice
● Wait until the tone sounds before speaking a
● Speak in a natural conversational voice with-
out pausing between words.
● If the air conditioner is set to “Auto”, the fan
speed is automatically lowered so that your
commands can be recognized more easily.
GIVING VOICE COMMANDS
1. Press theswitch located on the steer-
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2. A list of commands appears on the screen,and the system announces, “Would you like
to access Phone, Navigation, Information,
Audio or Help?”
3. After the tone sounds and the icon on the screen changes from
4. Continue to follow the voice menu prompts and speak after the tone sounds until your
desired operation is completed.
●Say a command after the tone. Voice com-
mands cannot be accepted when the icon
● Commands that are available are always
shown on the display and spoken through
voice menu prompts. Commands other than
those that are displayed are not accepted.
Please follow the prompts given by the sys-
● If the command is not recognized, the sys-
tem repeats the announcement. Repeat the
command in a clear voice.
● Press the
switch on the steering
wheel to return to the previous screen.
● If you want to cancel the command, press
and hold the
switch. The message,
“Voice cancelled” will be announced.
● If you want to adjust the volume of the sys-
tem feedback, push the volume control
switch on the steering wheel or use the
audio system volume knob while the system
is making an announcement.
How to speak numbers
Voice Recognition requires a certain way to
speak numbers when giving voice commands.
Refer to the following examples.
● Only single digits 0 (zero) to 9 can be used.
● When saying the phone number 800-662-
6200, the system will accept “eight-
hundred” in addition to “eight zero zero” or
“eight oh oh”. 500, 700, and 900 are also
Examples: ● 1-800-662-6200
– “One eight zero zero six six two six two zero zero”
– “One eight hundred six six two six two zero zero”
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Improving Recognition of Phone numbers:
You can improve the recognition of phone num-
bers by saying the phone number in three groups
of numbers. For example, when you try to call
800-662-6200, say “eight zero zero” first, and
the system will then ask you for the next three
digits. Then, say “six six two”. After recognition,
the system will then ask for the last four digits.
Say, “six two zero zero”. Using this method of
phone digit entry can improve recognition perfor-
When speaking a house number, speak the
number “0” as “zero” or “oh”. If the letter
“O” is included in the house number, it will
not be recognized as “0” even if you speak
“oh” instead of “zero”.
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Standard Mode command list
Phone Displays Phone function commands.
Navigation Displays Navigation function commands.
Information Displays Vehicle Information.
Audio Displays Audio commands.
Help Displays User Guide.
Dial Number Makes a call to a spoken phone number up to 10 digits.
Change Number Corrects the phone number when it is not recognized (available during phone number entry) .
Vehicle Phonebook Makes a call to a contact that is stored in the vehicle phonebook.
Handset Phonebook Makes a call to a contact that is stored in the handset phonebook.
Call History Makes a call to a number in the incoming or outgoing call logs.
International Call Makes an international call by allowing more than 10 digits to be spoken, as well as star (*) , pound (#) , and plus (+) .
Home Sets a route to your home that is stored in the Address Book.
Address Searches for a location by the street address specified, and sets a route (for continental US and Canada only) .
Places Sets a route to a facility near the current vehicle location.
Address Book Searches for a location stored in the Address Book.
Previous Destinations Sets a route to a previous destination.
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Traffic Info. Turns the traffic information system on and off.
Where am I? Displays current vehicle location.
AM Changes the audio system mode to AM radio.
FM Changes the audio system mode to FM radio.
XM Changes the audio system mode to satellite radio.
Music Box Changes the audio system mode to Music Box.
CD Changes the audio system mode to CD.
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Voice command examples
Some basic voice command examples are de-
For navigation system commands, see the sepa-
rate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.Example 1 — Placing a call to the phone
number 800-662-6200:1. Press the
switch located on the steer-
ing wheel. 2. The system announces, “Would you like to
access Phone, Navigation, Information, Au-
dio or Help?”
3. Say “Phone”.
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4. Say “Dial Number”.5. Say “800”.6. The system announces, “Please say the next
three digits or dial, or say change number.”
7. Say “662”.
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8. The system announces, “Please say the lastfour digits or say change number.”
9. Say “6200”. 10. The system announces, “Dial or Change
11. Say “Dial”.
12. The system makes a call to 800-662- 6200.
NOTE: ● You can also speak “800-662-6200” (10
continuous digits) or “662-6200” (7 con-
tinuous digits) , if the area code is not nec-
essary. However, the 3-3-4 digit grouping is
recommended for improved recognition.
See “How to speak numbers” in this section. ●
You can only say a phone number using the
3-3-4 grouping, 7 digits, and 10 digits using
this command. Please use the “International
Call” command for all other formats, and
when special characters such as star (*) ,
pound (#) , and plus (+) need to be entered.
● If you say “Change Number” during phone
number entry, the system will automatically
request that you repeat the number using
the 3-3-4 format. In this case please say the
area code first and then follow the prompts.
● Do not add a “1” in front of the area code
when speaking phone numbers.
● If the system does not recognize your com-
mand, please try repeating the command
using a natural voice. Speaking too slowly or
too loudly may further decrease recognition
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