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Old 08-30-2012, 08:07 AM   #31
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Another thing I have noticed is it seems it is always using your phone to communicate with sync services even when you aren't using them. My wife is the primary user of the Focus. Before we got it she typically used about 1/2 her data plan each month. Since owning the Focus she is using close to all her plan and went over enough times that we bumped her to the next plan.
Sync services shouldn't be using your data plan. Minutes yes, but not data. At least in my experience. Sounds like the musuc streaming is causing the overages.
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:32 PM   #32
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The website says only available in the US.
Now I know why I was confused about why I've never heard of these services.

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That's correct, Burns098356GX, these features are not available in Canada. I apologize for any confusion, I didn't realize you were outside the U.S.

Hopefully you never have to use it, but your Focus is equipped with 911 Assist capability. For more info, check out:

http://www.Ford.com/technology/sync/...es/911-assist/

On a better note, SiriusXM is currently running a free trial and I've heard vehicle in Canada have been activated.

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Another thing I have noticed is it seems it is always using your phone to communicate with sync services even when you aren't using them. My wife is the primary user of the Focus. Before we got it she typically used about 1/2 her data plan each month. Since owning the Focus she is using close to all her plan and went over enough times that we bumped her to the next plan.
Hey Dgc333 -

lewisra is right, SYNC Services uses your minutes when dialing out and downloading directions, but it does not utilize data. If you're accessing AppLink or the SYNC Destinations application, that will affect your data plan.

Let me know if you have any additional questions.

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First thread that pops up when looking for "Register Sync" - :)

SO - we have a new 2013 Ford Focus hatch SE - with the basic Sync screen...
If we never plan on using the tethered connection to a cellphone for "services", is there any need to register ??

Also - can you "register", but not "subscribe" to any paid services ?
How does the Vehicle Health Report fall into this world... requires paid service or not ?
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First thread that pops up when looking for "Register Sync" - :)

SO - we have a new 2013 Ford Focus hatch SE - with the basic Sync screen...
If we never plan on using the tethered connection to a cellphone for "services", is there any need to register ??

Also - can you "register", but not "subscribe" to any paid services ?
How does the Vehicle Health Report fall into this world... requires paid service or not ?
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