How to Connect to Uconnect®

Jeep with Uconnect Touchscreen


Many CDJR vehicles for sale near Kansas City come equipped with Uconnect® infotainment — a useful connected vehicle platform that provides vehicles on which it’s equipped with unbeatable levels of technological advancement and smartphone integration. You may be asking yourself, “What exactly is Uconnect®, and how do I set up Uconnect® in my vehicle?” Learn more with this easy-to-follow guide from Lee’s Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, so you can set up Uconnect® for your Dodge with Uconnect® phone services and more.


What Is Uconnect®?

Uconnect® is a lineup of advanced infotainment systems that allow drivers in Blue Springs to stay connected and entertained on the go. Whether you’re installing Uconnect® on Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, or RAM vehicles, you’ll enjoy the same feature set, from Uconnect® phone compatibility via Bluetooth® to Siri® Eyes Free, and more standard and available technologies, such as:

  • High-resolution touchscreen interface
  • Bluetooth® phone and audio connectivity
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ smartphone app integration
  • Music streaming
  • Turn-by-turn navigation system
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • SiriusXM® Traffic and Weather
  • Uconnect® Access App remote vehicle connectivity
  • Mobile Wi-Fi

How Much Is Uconnect®?

The Uconnect® infotainment system is included on most CDJR models sold at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for free. However, upgraded Uconnect ® infotainment systems are available.

A Uconnect® Services subscription, however, costs $14.99 a month to keep you connected with services like 9-1-1 Call, Roadside Assistance Call, Remote Vehicle Start, Send ’n Go™ & Vehicle Finder, and Stolen Vehicle Assistance. For just $9.99 a day, you can also add a 3G Wi-Fi Hotspot to your Dodge Uconnect® so you can surf the web, check emails, and stay connected. Monthly subscriptions are also available to save your data without extra wear on your plan.

How to Set Up the Uconnect® App

It may be necessary to register your Uconnect® phone connection before learning how to set up the Uconnect® app. If your Uconnect® phone is unavailable, or if you’re having trouble with Uconnect® setup or Uconnect® pairing, then registration may be required first. Learn how to set up your Uconnect® App below:

To set up your Uconnect® Dodge app, it’s the same as with a Chrysler or RAM:

  1. Push the “Assist” button on your rearview mirror.
  2. Select the Uconnect® Care icon on your touchscreen.
  3. Let a Uconnect® Care agent register your vehicle and handle the rest.

Set up your Uconnect® Jeep online:

  1. Press the Uconnect® apps button, and select “Register by Web.”
  2. Enter your email address.
  3. Check your email inbox for a link to complete your registration.
  4. Create an account, and start your trial.

How Do I Set Up Uconnect®?

It’s easy to connect your phone to the Uconnect® infotainment system in your CDJR vehicle. In doing so, you can make calls, stream music, and access your favorite smartphone apps from your touchscreen. In order to connect to your Uconnect® system via Bluetooth®, simply follow these steps:

  1. Push the Uconnect® button on the touchscreen or steering wheel.
  2. Wait for the prompt, and then say, “setup” and “phone pairing.”
  3. When prompted about what you want to do, say, “Pair a phone.”
  4. Enter the default PIN number—either 0000 or the number specified in your owner’s manual.
  5. Confirm the PIN number.
  6. State a preferred name for your phone.
  7. Set your phone as the priority phone.
  8. Pick up your phone and find the Bluetooth® menu and make sure it is enabled.
  9. Command your phone to locate a new device.
  10. Select Uconnect® on your smartphone.
  11. Enter the 4-digit pin displayed for the Uconnect® system.
  12. Now you’re connected!

How to Reset Uconnect®

If your infotainment system starts to freeze up regularly, you may perform a Uconnect® reset. Before you follow the steps we’re about to outline below, please note that you must follow our instructions carefully and compare them to any instructions you find in your owner’s manual so you do not accidentally delete the upgrades your dealership installed. Also, these resetting instructions are for the latest UConnect version – 8.4. With that in mind, reset Uconnect® by following these steps:

  1. Put your vehicle in park and in “run” mode.
  2. Press and hold down the volume and tuner knob buttons simultaneously.
  3. Keep them pressed down for 10 – 20 seconds.
  4. After holding down the knobs, the screen should flash your vehicle brand name and then go dark.
  5. After a few moments, the make name will reappear, the system will restart, and it will return you to the main screen.

This ought to help you deal with Uconnect® phone connectivity issues, navigation glitches, slow down, and other minor problems that you may face. Make your way from Independence to check out our selection of CDJR vehicles equipped with Uconnect®, as well as our selection of trucks with features you can’t live without!

Experience Uconnect® for Yourself Today in Lee's Summit!

If you still have questions about how to set up Uconnect® or our availableoffers and incentives, feel free to contact us today! From interest rates to Uconnect® how-to’s, we’re always standing by to assist you.

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