Tech Tuesday: How To Hang Some Wallpaper In Your New CR-V

One of the first things to do when you get your new Buckeye Honda CR-V – Personalize It!

2013 Honda CR-V at Buckeye Honda Lancaster OhioThere are a number of ways to personalize your new Honda CR-V.  You can  purchasing Genuine Honda Accessories, through the Buckeye Honda Parts Department, designed and engineered specifically for your CR-V.  You can add some cool fuzzy dice to the mirror (does anyone actually still do this?) or you could start out by uploading a new wallpaper to your i-Mid screen.

Located front and center in your CR-V’s instrument panel, i-MID communicates with virtually all of your vehicle’s systems so you can get all your information in one place. See vehicle performance stats, like fuel consumption and trip range estimates, as well as more personal info, imidlike text messages[1] and what’s playing on Pandora®[2]. See what’s behind you with the multi-angle rearview camera. Then upload a favorite image for i-MID’s wallpaper.

So let’s get that Wallpaper Hung!

Steps For Importing Wallpapers From A USB

You can import up to three images, one at a time for wallpaper from a USB flash drive. Select Import Wallpaper fromCustomize Settings and properly connect a USB flash drive to store an image.

  1. Connect the USB Flash drive to the adapter cable.
  2. Press the MENU button.
  3. Select Customize Settings with the + or – button, then press the SOURCE button.
  4. Select Display Setup with the + or – button, then press the SOURCE button.
  5. Now Select Import Wallpaper, then press the Source button.
  6. Choose your file that you want to display with the + or – button, then press the Source button and then confirm again using the Source button.
  7. This next step (as you can see in the video) may take a moment or 2 or 12… while it imports the wallpaper.  The system is sizing your image to work with the screen.
  8. Now select the Menu button twice and then select Customized Settings with the + or – button.
  9. Next select Display Setup, then select then Select Wallpaper.
  10. Finally choose the file that you uploaded.

Below is information on file format and image size. You will find all this and more on page 92 of the 2012 CR-V Owners Manual.

  • When importing wallpaper files, the image must be in the USB flash drive’s root directory. Images in a folder cannot be imported.
  • The file format of the image will need to be BMP(bmp) or JPEG (jpg).
  • The file size should be no bigger then 2 MB with a maximum image size of 1,920 X 936 pixels. If the image size is less then 480 X 234 pixels, the image will display in the middle of the screen with the extra area appearing in black.
  • Make sure that no more than 64 characters are in the file name.

Now you can watch Kent DeLong walk you through how to do this easy and straightforward process in this video selection.


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