Please refer to the notes on operation and
road safety on page 6.
The PCM is fully voice controllable (with the
exception of the functions in the and menus as well as the various SET menus).
The voice control system is designed so that you
can generally say each menu item shown on the
display. Exceptions are indicated by an
appropriate message on the display of the PCM.
Introduction to operation
The voice control system is activated by pressing
the button on the Operating Lever for on-board
computer (sports car) or on the stalk for the turn
signal, high beam, and headlamp flasher
(Cayenne) (please refer to the section "Activating
voice control" on page 154). This allows you to
operate the PCM without taking your hands from
In addition, the voice adaptation function is
explained on page 156. This function allows you
to individually adapt the voice control system to
How voice control works
The voice control system recognizes commands
or numerical sequences regardless of the
respective speaker. It provides acoustic feedback
and guides you through the functions.
Operating errors and canceling dialogs
If you give a command that is either incorrect or
does not exist, the voice control system responds
with the query "Could you repeat that?", after which
you can say the command again.
After the second failed attempt, the PCM offers
you help. After the third failed attempt, the PCM
aborts and terminates the dialog with the
You have the following options for terminating
voice control during a dialog:
Say the "stop", "quit", "terminate", "end", or
"End" commands if the voice control system is
awaiting a command.
Press any button on the PCM.
The PCM then executes the function
corresponding to the pressed button.
The only exception to this is the volume
control. During Voice Control, you can only use
this button to adapt the volume of the
announcements, not to terminate a dialog.
Functions of the button on the Operating
Lever for on-board computer (sports car) or
on the stalk for the turn signal, high beam,
and headlamp flasher (Cayenne)
By pressing the button on the Operating Lever for
on-board computer (sports car) or on the stalk for
the turn signal, high beam, and headlamp flasher
(Cayenne) you can:
– terminate a voice control announcement while it is in progress,
– skip to the next part of the announcement in the case of announcements with multiple parts,
– manually cancel a dialog.
The button has no function during a telephone call.