KDC-X997/KDC-BT955HD/KDC-X897/KDC-BT855U/KDC-X697/KDC-655U/KMR-555U>9. iHeartRADIO>9-1. Requirements iHeartRADIO™

9-1. Requirements iHeartRADIO™

Requirements for listening to the iHeartRADIO™ are as follows:

  • Download the iHeart Link for KENWOOD application from the iTunes App Store or Google play.
  • In the application on your device, log in and create a free account with iHeartRADIO.
  • Internet connection by LTE, 3G, EDGE, or WiFi.

iPhone or iPod touch

  • Search for "iHeart Link" in the Apple iTunes App Store to find and install the most current version of the iHeart Link for application on your device.
  • iPhone/ iPod touch connected to this unit with a KCA-iP102 (optional accessory).


  • Download the iHeart Link application to your smartphone from the Google Play.
  • Bluetooth must be built in and the following profiles must be supported.
    • SPP (Serial Port Profile)
    • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)


  • Because iHeartRADIO™ is a third-party service, the specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Accordingly, compatibility may be impaired or some or all of the services may become unavailable.
  • Some iHeartRADIO™ functionality cannot be operated from this unit.