Honda CR-V: Audio System / USB Port(s)

Honda CR-V 2017-2023 Owner's Manual / Features / Audio System / USB Port(s)

The USB port (1.0A) is for playing audio files on a USB flash drive, connecting a cellular phone, and charging devices.

Models with Display Audio

The USB port (1.5A) is for charging devices, playing audio files and connecting compatible phones with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

To prevent any potential issues, be sure to use an Apple MFi Certified Lightning Connector for Apple CarPlay, and for Android Auto, the USB cables should be certified by USB-IF to be compliant with USB 2.0 Standard.

Honda CR-V. USB Port(s)

On the back of the center console compartment *

* Not available on all models

The USB ports (2.5A) are only for charging devices.

Honda CR-V. USB Port(s)

  • Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may damage it.
  • We recommend that you use a USB cable if you are attaching a USB flash drive to the USB port.
  • Do not connect the iPod or USB flash drive using a hub.
  • Do not use a device such as a card reader or hard disk drive, as the device or your files may be damaged.
  • We recommend backing up your data before using the device in your vehicle.
  • Displayed messages may vary depending on the device model and software version.

USB charge

The USB port can supply up to 1.5A/2.5A of power. It does not output 1.5A/2.5A unless requested by the device.

For amperage details, read the operating manual of the device that needs to be charged.

On the back of the center console compartment

These ports are for battery charge only. You cannot play music even if you have connected a music player to them.

Under certain conditions, a device connected to the port may generate noise in the radio you are listening to.

    About Your Audio System

    The audio system features AM/FM radio and SiriusXM® Radio service * . It can also play USB flash drives, and iPod, iPhone and Bluetooth® devices. You can operate the audio system from the buttons and switches on the panel, the remote controls on the steering wheel, or the icons on the touchscreen interface * ...

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