Buick LaCrosse: Playing from a USB (Radio with CD and Touchscreen) - Auxiliary Devices (Radio with CD and Touchscreen) - Audio Players - Infotainment System - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Playing from a USB (Radio with CD and Touchscreen)

A USB mass storage device or Microsoft Transfer Protocal (MTP) device can be connected to the USB port.

The USB port is in the center console.

The USB icon displays when the USB device is connected.

USB MP3 Player and USB Drives

• The USB MP3 players and USB drives connected must comply with the USB Mass Storage Class specification (USB MSC).

• Only USB MP3 players and USB drives with a sector size or 512 bytes and a cluster size smaller or equal to 32 kbytes in the FAT32 file system are supported.

• Hard disk drives are not supported.

• The following restrictions apply for the data stored on a USB MP3 player or USB device:

- Maximum folder structure depth: 11 levels.

- Maximum number of MP3/WMA files that can be displayed: 1,000 . WMA with Digital Rights Management (DRM) from online music shops cannot be played.

WMA files can only be played back safely if they were created with Windows Media Player version 8 or later.

- Applicable playlist extensions are: .m3u, .pls.

- Playlist entries must be in the form of relative paths.

- The system attribute for folders/files that contain audio data must not be set.

To play a USB device, do one of the following:

• Connect the USB and it begins to play.

• Press the Now Playing screen button on the Home Page, then press the SOURCE button on the faceplate repeatedly to cycle through all of the available audio source screens, until the USB source screen is selected.

While the USB source is active, use the following to operate USB function:

TUNE/ start, pause, or resume play of the (Play/Pause): Press to start, pause, or resume play of the current media source.

1. Press to seek to the beginning of (Seek Down):

1. Press to seek to the beginning of the current or previous track.

If the track has been playing for less than five seconds, the previous track plays. If playing longer than five seconds, the current track restarts.

2. Press and hold to reverse quickly through playback.

3. Release to return to playing speed. Elapsed time displays.

1. Press to seek to the next track.(Seek Up):

1. Press to seek to the next track.

2. Press and hold to advance quickly through playback.

Release to return to playing speed. Elapsed time displays.

USB Menu

Press any of the following buttons on the USB Menu:

Shuffle Songs: Press to play the tracks randomly. Press again to stop shuffle.

Playlists: Press to view the playlists stored on the USB. Select a playlist to view the list of all songs in that playlist. There might be a delay before the list displays. Select a song from the list to begin playback.

Artists: Press to view the list of artists stored on the USB. Select an artist name to view a list of all albums by the artist. There might be a delay before the list displays. To select a song, touch All Songs then select a song or touch an album then select a song from the list to begin playback.

Albums: Press to view the albums on the USB. Select the album to view a list of all songs on the album.

There might be a delay before the list displays. Select a song from the list to begin playback.

Song Titles: Press to display a list of all songs on the USB. Songs are displayed as stored on the disc.

There might be a delay before the list displays. To begin playback, select a song from the list.

Genres: Press to view the genres on the USB. Select a genre to view a list of all songs of that genre.

Select a song from the list to begin playback.

Folders: Press to open a folder list to access the files within the folder structure.

File System and Naming

The song titles, artists, albums, and genres are taken from the file's ID3 tag and are only displayed if present in the tag. If a song title is not present in the ID3 tag, the radio displays the file name as the track name.

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