NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2012 D32 / 4.G Navigation Manual
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TURNING VOICE GUIDANCE
Voice guidance can be activated or deactivated
and the volume adjusted.1. Press ROUTE/VOICE.
2. Select “Guidance Settings”.3. Select “Guidance Voice”. The indicator illu-
minates if voice guidance is activated.
Voice guidance can also be activated or deacti-
vated using the following procedure.
SETTING THE VOICE GUIDANCE
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1. Press SETTING.
2. Select “Volume and Beeps”.
3. Select “Guidance Voice”.
ADJUSTING VOICE GUIDANCE
The voice guidance volume can be adjusted.1. Press ROUTE/VOICE.
2. Select “Guidance Settings”.
3. Select “Guidance Volume”.
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4. Adjust the voice guidance volume by touch-ing the “+” or “-” keys.
The volume of the voice guidance can also be
adjusted according to the following procedure. 1. Press SETTING.
2. Select “Volume and Beeps”.
3. Select “Guidance Volume”.
4. Adjust the voice guidance volume by touch-
ing the “+” or “-” keys.
The volume can also be adjusted by turning the
audio system volume knob or pushing +/ on
the steering wheel switch while voice guidance
is being announced.
“Steering wheel switch” (page 2-3) NISSAN Voice Recognition allows hands-free
operation of the navigation system and other
systems equipped on this vehicle, such as the
phone, vehicle information and audio. NISSAN
Voice Recognition can be used in one of two se-
lectable modes, Standard Mode (default) or Al-
ternate Command Mode.
“9. Voice recognition”
In Standard Mode, the commands that are avail-
able are always shown on the display and an-
nounced by the system. To perform operations,
simply follow the prompts given by the system.
For advanced operation, change to Alternate
Command Mode. When this mode is active, an
expanded list of commands can be spoken after
, and the voice command menu
prompts are turned off. Note that in this mode
the recognition success rate may be affected
because the number of available commands and
ways of speaking each command are increased.
Otherwise, it is recommended that Alternate
Command Mode be turned to OFF and Stan-
dard Mode be used for the best recognition
NISSAN VOICE RECOGNITION
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● For voice recognition system operation re-
lated to the phone, audio or vehicle informa-
tion systems, refer to the Owner’s Manual of
● When the system language is set to “Fran-
cais” (French) or “Español” (Spanish) , the
available commands and functions may differ
from those that are available when using the
system in English.
USING THE SYSTEM
When the ignition switch is pushed to the ON
position, NISSAN Voice Recognition is
initialized, which takes a few seconds. When
completed, the system is ready to accept voice
is pushed before the initial-
ization completes, the display will show the mes-
sage: “System not ready.”
To get the best recognition performance from
NISSAN Voice Recognition, observe the follow-
● 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.
GIVING VOICE COMMANDS
The method of giving a voice command in Stan-
dard Mode is described in this section. 1. Push
button located on the steering
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2. A list of commands appears on the screen,and the system provides the voice menu
prompt “Would you like to access Phone,
Navigation, Information, Audio or Help?”.
3. After the tone sounds and the icon on the screen changes from
speak a command.
4. Continue to follow the voice menu prompts and speak after the tone sounds until opera-
tion is completed.
●Say a command after the tone.
● 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
● If the command is not recognized, the system
announces, “Please say again”. Repeat the
command in a clear voice.
● Touch BACK once to return to the previous
● To cancel the command, press and hold
button. The message, “Voice rec-
ognition is cancelled” will be announced.
● Press the
button to stop the voice
prompt and give the command at once. Re-
member to wait for the tone before speaking.
● To adjust the volume of the system feedback,
push the volume control buttons “+” or “-” on
the steering wheel switch or use the audio
system volume knob while the system is mak-
ing an announcement.
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Phone Operates Phone function.
Navigation Operates Navigation function.
Information Displays Vehicle Information function.
Audio Operates Audio function.
Help Displays User Guide.
Destination Home Sets a route to the home location that is stored in the Address book.
Address (if so equipped) Searches for a location by the street address specified, and sets a route (for continental US only) .
Places Sets a route to a facility near the current vehicle location.
Address Book Searches for information stored in the Address Book.
Previous Destinations Sets a route to a previous destination.
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Dial Number Makes a call to a spoken phone number up to 10 digits.
Vehicle Phonebook Makes a call to a con tact that is stored in the vehicle phonebook.
Handset Phonebook Makes a call to a phone number stored in a mobile phone.
Incoming Calls Makes a call to a number in the incoming or outgoing call logs.
Outgoing Calls Makes a call to a dialed number.
Missed Calls Makes a call to a missed calls number.
International Call Makes an international call by allowing more than 10 digits to be spoken.
Where am I? Displays GPS information.
Traffic Information Turns the traffic information system on and off.
AM Turns to the AM band, selecting the station last played.
FM Turns to the FM band, selecting the station last played.
XM Turns to the XM Satellite band, selecting the channel last played.
Music Box Turns on the “Music Box” hard disk drive audio system.
CD Starts to play a CD.
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Go back Corrects the last recognition result to return to the previous screen
Exit Cancels Voice Recognition
Refer to the vehicle Owner’s Manual for the details of other voice recognition operation categories such as phone, audio, etc.
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Voice command examples
To use the voice recognition function, speaking
one command is sometimes sufficient, but at
other times it is necessary to speak two or more
commands. As examples, some additional basic
operations that are performed by voice com-
mands are described here.
Example 1: Setting a destination by a
street address:1. Press
located on the steering wheel
switch. 2. The system announces, “Would you like to
access Phone, Navigation, Information, Au-
dio or Help?”.
3. Speak “Navigation”. 4. Speak “Address”.
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5. Speak the name of the state, “California”. 6. Speak the name of the city, “Gardena”. 7. Voice feedback will be provided when thecommand is accepted, and the list of city
names is displayed.
8. After the tone sounds and the icon on the screen changes again, speak “One”.