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NISSAN VOICE RECOGNITION AL-
TERNATE COMMAND MODE
The following section is applicable when Alter-
nate Command Mode is activated.
When Alternate Command Mode is activated,
an expanded list of commands can be used after
pressing the TALK
switch. In this mode,
available commands are not fully shown on the
display or prompted. Review the expanded
command list when this mode is active. See
examples of Alternate Command Mode screens.
Please note that in this mode the recognition
success rate may be affected as the number of
available commands and ways of speaking each
command are increased. To improve the recog-
nition success rate, try using the Speaker
Adaptation Function available in that mode.
(See “Speaker adaptation function (for Alternate
Command Mode)” (P.4-156) .) Otherwise it is
recommended that Alternate Command Mode
be turned OFF and Standard Mode be used for
the best recognition performance.
Activating Alternate Command Mode
When the Standard Mode is active, perform the
following steps to switch to the Alternate
1. Push the SETTING button on the instrument panel.
2. Highlight the “Others” key.
3. Highlight the “Voice Recognition” key.
4. Highlight the “Alternate Command Mode” key.
5. The confirmation message is displayed on the screen. Push the “OK” key to activate
the Alternate Command Mode.
Displaying command list
If you are controlling the system by voice
commands for the first time or do not know the
appropriate voice command, perform the follow-
ing procedure for displaying the voice command
list (available only in Alternate Command Mode) .
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1. Push the INFO button on the instrumentpanel.
2. Select the “Others” key.
3. Select the “Voice Recognition” key.
4. Select the “Command List” key.
5. Select a category from the list.
6. Select an item.
7. If necessary, scroll the screen using the multi-function controller to view the entire
8. Press the BACK button to return to the previous screen.
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Dial Number Makes a call to a spoken phone number.
Quick Dial Makes a call to a contact that is stored in the Quick Dial.
Phonebook Makes a call to a contact that is stored in the mobile phone.
Call History Incoming Calls Makes a call to the incoming call number.
Outgoing Calls Makes a call to the dialed number.
Missed Calls Makes a call to the Missed calls number.
International Call Makes an international call by allowing more than 10 digits to be spoken.
Call Makes a call to a contact that is stored in either Quick Dial or Phonebook. Please say “Call” followed by a stored name.
Change Number Corrects the recognized phone number (available during phone number entry) .
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Destination 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 to the location.
Places Sets a route to a facility near the current vehicle location.
Address Book Searches for stored information in the Address Book.
Previous Destinations Sets a route to a previous destination.
Previous Start Point Sets a route to a previous starting point.
Delete Destination Deletes a destination.
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Fuel Economy Displays fuel economy information.
Maintenance Displays maintenance information.
Where am I? Displays your current location.
Traffic Information Turns the traffic information system ON and OFF.
Weather Information Displays weather information.
Weather Map Displays a weather map.
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CD Starts to play a CD.
FM Turns to the FM band, selecting the station last played.
AM Turns to the AM band, selecting the station last played.
XM Turns to the SiriusXM Satellite Radio band, selecting the channel last played.
USB Turns on the USB memory.
Bluetooth Audio Turns on the Bluetooth
AUX Turns on the AUX.
Command List Navigation Commands Displays the navigation command list. Phone Commands Displays the phone command list.
Audio Commands Displays the audio command list.
Information Commands Displays the information command list.
Help Commands Displays the help command list.
User Guide Displays the User Guide.
Speaker Adaptation The system can memorize the voices of up to three persons.
Go back Corrects the last recognition result to return to the previous screen
Exit Cancels Voice Recognition
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Displaying user guide
You can confirm how to use voice commands by
accessing a simplified User Guide, which
contains basic instructions and tutorials for
several voice commands.
1. Push the INFO button on the instrumentpanel.
2. Select the “Others” key using the multi- function controller and push the ENTER
3. Highlight the “Voice Recognition” key using the multi-function controller and push the
ENTER button. 4. Highlight the “User Guide” key using the
multi-function controller and push the
5. Highlight an item using the multi-function controller and push the ENTER button.
. Getting Started
Describe the basics of how to operate the
NISSAN Voice Recognition system.
. Let’s Practice
Mode that allows practicing by following the
instructions of the system voice.
. Using the Address Book
Refer to Navigation System Owner’s Man-
. Finding a Street Address (if so equipped)
Refer to Navigation System Owner’s Man-
. Placing Calls
Tutorial for making a phone call by voice
. Help on Speaking
Displays useful tips for how to correctly
speak commands in order for them to be
properly recognized by the system.
. Voice Recognition Settings
Describes the available voice recognition settings.
. Adapting the System to Your Voice
Tutorial adapting the system to your voice.
USING THE SYSTEM
When the ignition switch is pushed to the ON
position, NISSAN Voice Recognition is initia-
lized, which may take up to one minute. When
completed, the system is ready to accept voice
commands. If the TALK
switch is pushed
before the initialization completes the display will
show the message: “System not ready.” or a
To get the best performance from NISSAN
Voice Recognition, observe the following.
. Keep the interior of the vehicle as quiet as
possible. Close the windows to eliminate the
surrounding noises (traffic noises, vibration
sounds, etc.), which may prevent the system
from recognizing the voice commands cor-
. When the air conditioner is in the AUTO
mode, the fan speed decreases automati-
cally for easy recognition.
. Wait until a tone sounds before speaking a
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.Speak in a natural voice without pausing
Giving voice command
1. Push and release the TALKswitch
located on the steering wheel.
2. A list of commands appears on the screen, and the system announces, “Please say a
3. After the tone sounds and the icon on the screen changes from
to, speak a
command. Operating tips:
Voice commands cannot be accepted when
the icon is
. The list displayed can be scrolled by tilting
the menu control switch on the steering
. If the command is not recognized, the
system announces, “Please say again”.
Repeat the command in a clear voice.
. Push the BACK button once to return to the
. If you want to cancel the command, push
and hold the TALK
switch for 1 second.
The message “Voice canceled” will be
. To skip the voice guidance function and give
the command immediately, press the TALK
switch to interrupt the system. Remem-
ber to speak after the tone.
. If you want to adjust the volume of the
system feedback, push the volume control
switch (+ or −) on the steering wheel or use
the audio system volume knob while the
system is making an announcement.
How to speak numbers:
NISSAN Voice Recognition requires a certain
way to speak numbers when giving voice
commands. Refer to the following examples.
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Only single digits 0 (zero) to 9 can be used. (For
example, if you would like to say 500, “five zero
zero” can be used, but “five hundred” cannot.
Speak phone numbers according to the follow-
— “Dial one eight zero zero six six two six
two zero zero.”
Note 1: For the best voice recognition phone
dialing results, say phone numbers as single
Note 2: You cannot say 555-6000 as “five five
five six thousands”.
Note 3: When speaking a house number, speak
the number “0” as “ zero”. If the letter “o ( Oh)” is
included in the house number, it will not be
recognized as the number “0 (zero)” even if you
speak “oh” instead of “ zero”. Please speak
“zero” for the number “0 (zero)”, “oh” for the
letter “o (oh)”. Send digits using dial tone:
. Press the TALK
switch during a phone
. The menu will be launched and you will be
provided with the following guidance:
"Please say the digits to dial".
. After guidance, say the digits of the number
you want to send. After this, the digits that
have been recognized will be read out.
. If you press the ENTER button on the
steering wheel or on the multi-function
controller, the selected digits will be sent.
Speaker adaptation function (for Alter-
nate Command Mode)
The voice recognition system has a function to
learn the user’s voice for better voice recognition
performance. The system can memorize the
voices of up to three persons.
Having the system learn the user’s voice:
1. Push the SETTING button on the instrument
panel and select the “Others” key.
2. Select the “Voice Recognition” key.
3. Select the “Speaker Adaptation” key.
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4. Select the user whose voice is memorizedby the system.
5. Select the “Start Speaker Adaptation Learn- ing” key.
6. Select a category to be learned by the
system from the following list.
.Phone Commands.Navigation Commands.Information Commands.Audio Commands.Help Commands
The voice commands in the category are
7. Select a voice command and then push the ENTER button.
The voice recognition system starts.
8. The system requests that you repeat a
command after a tone.
9. After the tone sounds and the icon on the screen changes from
to, speak the
command that the system requested.
10. When the system has recognized the voice command, the voice of the user is learned.
switch or BACK button to return
to the previous screen.
If the system has learned the command cor-
rectly, the voice command status on the right
side of the command turns from “None” to
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