How to Set up Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Apple Car Play


If you’re not sure what Apple CarPlay is, well, it’s the technology suite found in every new Honda model and will elevate your driving experience! West Columbia drivers who have cars with Apple CarPlay can connect their iPhone to their vehicle to experience a driving copilot. Read the guide from Honda of Columbia to learn how to set up Apple CarPlay to get the driving assistance you need without taking your eyes off the road!

How to Set up Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

If you’re not sure what Apple CarPlay is, well, it’s the technology suite found in every new Honda model and will elevate your driving experience! West Columbia drivers who have cars with Apple CarPlay can connect their iPhone to their vehicle to experience a driving copilot. Read the guide from Honda of Columbia to learn how to set up Apple CarPlay to get the driving assistance you need without taking your eyes off the road!

Apple CarPlay Features

The Apple CarPlay apps are fairly simple to maneuver once you understand all the suite offers. Whether you’re in a Accord or CR-V, Apple CarPlay technology is the infotainment display using the interface of all Apple tech. Below are a few Apple CarPlay apps/features:

  • Siri Voice Control
  • Apple Calendar App to manage your daily schedule
  • Apple Maps with immersive 3D images and detailed maps
  • Apple Phone App to never miss an incoming call
  • Apple Messages App to read, reply, and send messages
  • Access to Your Apple Music Subscribed library for all your tunes

There are many benefits to having and utilizing this Honda technology feature:

  • Fewer distractions while on the Aiken streets
  • Effortless navigation
  • Listen to your favorite music in high-quality
  • Real-time reminders in your vehicle
  • Hands-free texting

Setting Up Apple CarPlay

Learning how to set up Apple CarPlay is easy! Honda of Columbia has the listed steps below to follow when you’re ready to set up Apple CarPlay. The steps are as follows:

  1. Ask your dealership in Columbia or Honda of Columbia if your Honda is compatible with Apple CarPlay and if the Apple CarPlay tech is available in your region.
  2. Check to see if Siri is on once your vehicle is started.
  3. Connect any iPhone generations 5 and up to your vehicle:
    1. Plug your iPhone into your USB port if the CarPlay is supported via a USB cable. The USB Port will have a smartphone or CarPlay icon.
    2. If CarPlay is supported via wireless connection, press and hold down the “voice command” control button on the steering wheel. Radio must be on wireless or Bluetooth® mode. Open your iPhone, go to Settings > General > CarPlay, tap available cars, and choose your vehicle. More information can be found in the owners manual.

Android Auto Features

Similar to cars with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto offers a well-equipped tech suite to make driving easier. Below are a few features of Android Auto:

  • Google Assistant
  • Google Maps
  • Hands-Free call & messaging
  • Audio media apps

Visit Honda of Columbia Today for More Helpful Service!

Now that you know the benefits of and how to set up Apple CarPlay, as well as what Apple CarPlay apps will you use first, our service team is here if you need further assistance. Contact our team for assistance in setting up the infotainment system as well as plenty of other helpful features like how to reset the oil light on a Civichow to check tire tread, or how often to get an oil change. We’re here to help!

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