4/7/2016 Version 13.1 About the Author Cutting-Edge Connectivity by Scott Heidbrink 4/7/2016 Version 13.1 SUBARU STARLINK in the 2016 Subaru WRX and WRX STI With the high-performance WRX and WRX STI, you rightly expect cutting-edge everything. When it comes to connectivity, Subaru once again exceeds expectations. Both vehicles come equipped with SUBARU STARLINK1 Connected Services that delivers a new level of convenience and performance. STARLINK is a powerful suite of services that encompasses all of our in-vehicle entertainment options and connectivity features. Subaru partners Pandora, Aha2, Stitcher, SiriusXM (now with album art powered by Gracenote), and iHeartRadio give you unprecedented access to a world of information and entertainment via your vehicle’s in-dash touch-screen. STARLINK and Partner Apps 1. Download the STARLINK app via Apple App Store or Google Play 2. Download Subaru partner apps iHeartRadio, Pandora, Aha, and Stitcher to your smartphone 3. Connect your phone via Bluetooth or USB 4. Press “STARLINK” on your vehicle touch-screen 5. Select your desired app Performing at the Speed of Life If you’re like most people, your smartphone is at the center of your life; it maintains all of your contacts, allows access to text messages, updates your calendar, provides the latest news, and more. The STARLINK app extends your smartphone’s functionality even further, automatically giving you access to thousands of stations with music, podcasts, weather, gas prices, and news, seamlessly integrating your Subaru with your fast-lane lifestyle. Did You Know? You can access the STARLINK system via touch-screen or steering-wheel controls (with the available 7-inch screen). Loud and Clear Driving and texting don’t mix. On models with the 7-inch Multimedia Navigation System, STARLINK reads incoming texts aloud and displays the messages on your screen, keeping you in touch while minimizing distractions. STARLINK was designed to help keep you safe and connected, providing easy access to your favorites while on the road. Now that’s Confidence in Motion. Pump It Up Kick it up a notch with cool sonic accessories from Kicker: • Upgraded speakers for enhanced sound clarity and high-end definition • Tweeter kit to boost the highest-range frequency • 10-inch subwoofer for deep bass and clean sound reproduction 1 Compatible smartphone and application required. For applications to operate, latest version of each application and optional integrated audio and navigation system unit required. Data provided by smartphone is displayed on navigation screen. Some state laws prohibit the operation of handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle. Smartphone apps should only be launched when vehicle is safely parked. Your wireless carrier’s rates may apply. 2 Compatible smartphone and free Aha app required. For Aha to operate, latest version of Aha application and optional integrated audio and navigation system unit required. Data provided by smartphone is displayed on navigation screen. Your wireless carrier’s rates may apply. Use of the app may be restricted by applicable law.