Kia Niro: Voice Recognition / List of voice commands

Voice command types

• Voice commands are categorized into ‘Global Commands’ and ‘Local Commands.’

1) Global Commands (●): Commands that can be used immediately after voice recognition is started.

2) Local Commands (O): Commands that can be used when radio, media or Bluetooth® phone functions are running or displayed on the screen after voice recognition is started.

Phone commands


When dialing by name, if there are similar names or multiple subentries (mobile, work, home, other), you may be prompted to select the contact desired from a list.

Radio voice commands

Media commands

If no media type is connected or there are no files available for playback, a voice prompt to that effect is played.

USB, iPod®, My Music commands

Bluetooth® Audio commands


Some Bluetooth® devices may not support the play/pause features.

Miscellaneous commands

Guide to the voice recognition screen
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