The controller toggles forward, back, left, and right, and rotates clockwise and counter-clockwise to access menu items.
Pushing down on the controller selects an item in a menu, which can also be accomplished in most cases by tapping an icon on the touch screen.
The front of the controller holds buttons for audio and navigation, along with a separate Home button.
A Back button sits on the driver's side, and the passenger's side holds a Favorites button and a volume knob.
Do Not have any other accessories on or running, like fan blower, headlamps, Air Conditioner. Before attempting to re-pair a smart phone to the updated system, first must Delete MAZDA from the list of Bluetooth devices in your phones BT Settings that was formerly paired with old Connect.
If not Deleted prior to introducing 'phone' it will not be able to be paired with the updated Connect system because the phone may not overwrite it's existing or old Bluetooth link. USB Flash Drive can be safely removed from the vehicles USB port. Install Update Process Instructions also in PDF file below. After the page has loaded select your Language and click on red 'Submit' button, Select your Vehicle Build Options from drop down list (Handsfree support is also listed in some regions).
below, then Copy and Paste each file to your clean/formatted USB flash drive (must be 2.0 version and FAT32), do not Drag and Drop the .
UP files as 'KB' (packets) can be lost and therefore the install and update will not be successful. Shown are the correct 'KB' size of each file, make sure that the file you download is the exact same file size in 'KB', if smaller or larger then it is corrupt and you will need to delete, and download again (this is rare, just make sure your copy is correct KB size on the USB Flash Drive).
Unfortunately, though, there is no real-time traffic available. What all Firmware updates do is fix known problems with the operation of Connect, like Bluetooth or Wi-Fi poor connection, or screen freeze problems, or features which may not work as they should, EVERY Firmware Update (a higher numbered string) is an improvement over the one installed in your car right now.: WARNING: Mac (Apple) computer OS for doing updates are not recommended by Mazda Tech because of Mac's 'hidden files' on the USB content and other user issues.The Touch Screen is Your Friend Mazda Connect makes it easy to safely juggle phone, navigation and music needs while driving.The main way to use it is through the big click wheel on the center console, but one of the pleasant features Mazda built in was allowing control through the touch screen.