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How to Customize CarPlay and Unlock Hidden Secrets

Get the most out of CarPlay with these tips

Apple CarPlay isn’t an app, it’s more of an interface that lets you access certain features of your iPhone through the car’s infotainment system. With your iPhone running iOS 14 or iOS 13, you can easily customize CarPlay as an app and rearrange apps on the CarPlay screen.

What comes with CarPlay?

CarPlay can be controlled through the voice assistant Siri. Siri makes calls, reads text messages, sends dictated responses, and adds events to your calendar. CarPlay is also designed to work with each car’s available handles, buttons and touchscreens, and includes a car app that lets you return to the home screen with a single tap.

The CarPlay dashboard comes with the iPhone, Music, Maps, Messages, and Calendar apps and supports additional apps that can optionally be used with CarPlay.

One of the best parts of CarPlay is its customization features.

Apps compatible with CarPlay

Apple makes it easy to install apps. When you select an app on your iPhone, it appears on the CarPlay screen. When using more than 8 apps, you can swipe to the next screen just like on iPhone. The following apps are available for CarPlay.

  • music app: You are not limited to Apple Music. CarPlay supports alternatives like Spotify, YouTube Music, Tidal and Amazon Music apps. You can listen to your music wherever you are. You can also stream music from Radio Disney.
  • radio app: Listen to real radio stations or create your own personalized radio station with Sirius XM Radio, CBS Radio News, iHeartRadio and Pandora. Do you have a favorite local station? Make sure you have the app. Many radio stations are moving to the App Store.
  • podcast app: If you’re addicted to podcasts, you’re not limited to the Apple Podcasts app. Some podcast player apps available are Overcast, Downcast, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher.
  • news app: Here are some great apps you can use to check your messages on your daily commute to work. NPR One is designed with the commuter in mind. The Stitcher podcast player does a dual job of bringing together news from multiple publishers, and the MLB app is a must for baseball fans.
  • audio book: In addition to the audiobooks available through iBooks, you can also install the Audible or Audiobooks app.
  • messaging app: Whether you prefer the Apple Messages app or WhatsApp Messenger, CarPlay supports it.
  • sail: Besides Apple Maps, you can use Waze, Google Maps or Sygic.

How to customize the CarPlay screen

Customize the CarPlay screen on your iPhone. You can easily add and remove apps, and you can always do it on your iPhone, even if CarPlay isn’t enabled. Here’s how.

Open your iPhone settings.

win Normally.

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Choose a vehicle for specific settings.

win To adjust.

use plus sign (+) or minus sign () to add or remove apps.

Tap and drag apps to change the order in which they appear on the CarPlay screen.

The changes will be sent the next time your iPhone connects to CarPlay in your car.

Hidden CarPlay Tricks and Secrets

Using CarPlay is simple. Turning it on is as easy as connecting your iPhone to your car, and the interface is like a smartphone. Here are some hidden secrets behind CarPlay.

Create a radio station

Create a radio station When you want to hear more music similar to the song you are listening to. Tap the three dots button on the Now Playing screen to create a radio station from the current song.

CarPlay with Creation Station option

Find a car

Find a car Works with CarPlay. Maps settings can help iPhone remember where you parked your car. Works via GPS. So, if you are in a parking lot, you may not be registered, but in a large parking lot, it can be a fantastic time (and feet) saver. Go to your iPhone and turn it on. setting app, select card next to the menu parking location indication.

Path leading to the marking of the car's parking location

avoid tickets

It’s easy to miss this feature, but when turn-by-turn directions are turned on, the speed limit for your current location is displayed on the screen. It does not work on all roads, but most highways are covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Which cars have Apple CarPlay?

    More than 600 vehicle models currently support or plan to support CarPlay. For an updated list of cars that support CarPlay, visit the Apple website.

  • How do I configure apps in CarPlay?

    Rearrange the order of the CarPlay apps in your iPhone settings. move setting > Normally > carplayChoose your car and choose To adjust. Touch and hold the app you want to move and drag it to the desired location.

  • Can I add Netflix to CarPlay?

    No Apple CarPlay does not support video streaming apps like Netflix.

  • Is myQ compatible with Apple CarPlay?

    yes. Apple CarPlay integrates with the My Mitsubishi Connect app for smart garage control.


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How to Customize CarPlay and Unlock Hidden Secrets

Get the most out of CarPlay with these tips

Apple CarPlay isn’t so much an app as it is an interface you use to access certain features of your iPhone through your car’s infotainment system. It’s easy to customize CarPlay with apps and rearrange the apps on the CarPlay screen using an iPhone with iOS 14 or iOS 13.

What Comes With CarPlay?

CarPlay is controllable by the Siri voice assistant. Siri makes phone calls, reads your text messages, sends your dictated replies, and adds events to your calendar. CarPlay is also designed to work with each car’s available knobs, buttons, and touchscreen, and it includes an app for your car that takes you back to the home screen with a tap.

The CarPlay dashboard comes equipped with the iPhone, Music, Maps, Messages, and Calendar apps, and it supports additional apps you can opt to use with CarPlay.

One of the best parts of CarPlay is the opportunity to customize it.

Apps Compatible With CarPlay

Apple makes it easy to install apps: Select them on your iPhone, and they appear on your CarPlay screen. If you use more than eight apps, you can swipe to the next screen just as you do on your iPhone. Among the apps available for CarPlay are:

Music Apps: You aren’t limited to Apple Music. CarPlay supports alternatives such as Spotify, YouTube Music, Tidal, and the Amazon Music app. You can listen to your music no matter where it is located. You can also stream music from Radio Disney.
Radio Apps: Sirius XM Radio, CBS Radio News, iHeartRadio, and Pandora allow you to listen to actual radio stations or create your own custom radio stations. Have a favorite local station? Check to see if it has an app. Many radio stations are moving into the App Store.
PodCast Apps: If you are addicted to podcasts, you aren’t limited to the Apple Podcasts app. Some of the podcast player apps available are Overcast, Downcast, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher.
News Apps: There are a few great apps for getting your news fix on your daily commute. NPR One is designed with the commuter in mind. The Stitcher podcast player does double duty as it stitches together news from several publishers, and the MLB app is a must-have for baseball fans.
Audiobooks: In addition to audiobooks available through iBooks, you can also install the Audible or Audiobooks app.
Messaging apps: Whether you prefer the Apple Messages app or WhatsApp Messenger, CarPlay has you covered.
Navigation: In addition to Apple Maps, you can use Waze, Google Maps, or Sygic.
How to Customize the CarPlay Screen

You customize the CarPlay screen on the iPhone. It’s easy to add and remove apps, and you can do it any time on your iPhone—even when you don’t have CarPlay active. Here’s how:

Open iPhone Settings.

Tap General.

Tap CarPlay.

Select your car for settings specific to it.

Tap Customize.

Use the plus sign (+) or minus sign (–) to add or remove apps.

Tap and drag apps to change the order they appear on the CarPlay screen.

The next time your iPhone connects with CarPlay in your car, the changes transfer.

Hidden CarPlay Tricks and Secrets

Using CarPlay is straightforward. Turning it on is as easy as connecting your iPhone with your car, and the interface is similar to your smartphone. Here are a few hidden secrets buried in CarPlay you may not have run across.

Create a Radio Station

Create a radio station when you want to hear more music similar to the song you are listening to. Tap the button with the three dots in the Now Playing screen, and you can create a radio station from the current song.

Find Your Car

Find Your Car works with CarPlay. A setting for Maps allows your iPhone to remember where you parked your car. It works through GPS, so if you are in a parking garage, it might not register, but it can be a fantastic time (and feet) saver in a big parking lot. Turn it on by going to the iPhone Settings app, choosing Maps from the menu, and tapping next to Show Parked Location.

Avoid a Ticket

This feature can be easy to miss, but when you have the turn-by-turn directions turned on, the speed limit of your current location displays on the screen. It doesn’t work with every street, but it encompasses most highways.

FAQ

What cars have Apple CarPlay?
More than 600 vehicle models currently support or plan to introduce CarPlay. You can view an updated list of cars that support CarPlay on the Apple website.

How do I organize apps in CarPlay?
Rearrange the order of CarPlay apps in your iPhone settings. Go to Settings > General > CarPlay, choose your car, and select Customize. Tap and hold the app you want to move, and then drag it to the desired position.

Can I add Netflix to CarPlay?
No. Apple CarPlay doesn’t support video streaming apps like Netflix.

Is myQ compatible with Apple CarPlay?
Yes. Apple CarPlay integrates with the My Mitsubishi Connect app, allowing you to control your smart garage.

#Customize #CarPlay #Unlock #Hidden #Secrets

How to Customize CarPlay and Unlock Hidden Secrets

Get the most out of CarPlay with these tips

Apple CarPlay isn’t so much an app as it is an interface you use to access certain features of your iPhone through your car’s infotainment system. It’s easy to customize CarPlay with apps and rearrange the apps on the CarPlay screen using an iPhone with iOS 14 or iOS 13.

What Comes With CarPlay?

CarPlay is controllable by the Siri voice assistant. Siri makes phone calls, reads your text messages, sends your dictated replies, and adds events to your calendar. CarPlay is also designed to work with each car’s available knobs, buttons, and touchscreen, and it includes an app for your car that takes you back to the home screen with a tap.

The CarPlay dashboard comes equipped with the iPhone, Music, Maps, Messages, and Calendar apps, and it supports additional apps you can opt to use with CarPlay.

One of the best parts of CarPlay is the opportunity to customize it.

Apps Compatible With CarPlay

Apple makes it easy to install apps: Select them on your iPhone, and they appear on your CarPlay screen. If you use more than eight apps, you can swipe to the next screen just as you do on your iPhone. Among the apps available for CarPlay are:

Music Apps: You aren’t limited to Apple Music. CarPlay supports alternatives such as Spotify, YouTube Music, Tidal, and the Amazon Music app. You can listen to your music no matter where it is located. You can also stream music from Radio Disney.
Radio Apps: Sirius XM Radio, CBS Radio News, iHeartRadio, and Pandora allow you to listen to actual radio stations or create your own custom radio stations. Have a favorite local station? Check to see if it has an app. Many radio stations are moving into the App Store.
PodCast Apps: If you are addicted to podcasts, you aren’t limited to the Apple Podcasts app. Some of the podcast player apps available are Overcast, Downcast, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher.
News Apps: There are a few great apps for getting your news fix on your daily commute. NPR One is designed with the commuter in mind. The Stitcher podcast player does double duty as it stitches together news from several publishers, and the MLB app is a must-have for baseball fans.
Audiobooks: In addition to audiobooks available through iBooks, you can also install the Audible or Audiobooks app.
Messaging apps: Whether you prefer the Apple Messages app or WhatsApp Messenger, CarPlay has you covered.
Navigation: In addition to Apple Maps, you can use Waze, Google Maps, or Sygic.
How to Customize the CarPlay Screen

You customize the CarPlay screen on the iPhone. It’s easy to add and remove apps, and you can do it any time on your iPhone—even when you don’t have CarPlay active. Here’s how:

Open iPhone Settings.

Tap General.

Tap CarPlay.

Select your car for settings specific to it.

Tap Customize.

Use the plus sign (+) or minus sign (–) to add or remove apps.

Tap and drag apps to change the order they appear on the CarPlay screen.

The next time your iPhone connects with CarPlay in your car, the changes transfer.

Hidden CarPlay Tricks and Secrets

Using CarPlay is straightforward. Turning it on is as easy as connecting your iPhone with your car, and the interface is similar to your smartphone. Here are a few hidden secrets buried in CarPlay you may not have run across.

Create a Radio Station

Create a radio station when you want to hear more music similar to the song you are listening to. Tap the button with the three dots in the Now Playing screen, and you can create a radio station from the current song.

Find Your Car

Find Your Car works with CarPlay. A setting for Maps allows your iPhone to remember where you parked your car. It works through GPS, so if you are in a parking garage, it might not register, but it can be a fantastic time (and feet) saver in a big parking lot. Turn it on by going to the iPhone Settings app, choosing Maps from the menu, and tapping next to Show Parked Location.

Avoid a Ticket

This feature can be easy to miss, but when you have the turn-by-turn directions turned on, the speed limit of your current location displays on the screen. It doesn’t work with every street, but it encompasses most highways.

FAQ

What cars have Apple CarPlay?
More than 600 vehicle models currently support or plan to introduce CarPlay. You can view an updated list of cars that support CarPlay on the Apple website.

How do I organize apps in CarPlay?
Rearrange the order of CarPlay apps in your iPhone settings. Go to Settings > General > CarPlay, choose your car, and select Customize. Tap and hold the app you want to move, and then drag it to the desired position.

Can I add Netflix to CarPlay?
No. Apple CarPlay doesn’t support video streaming apps like Netflix.

Is myQ compatible with Apple CarPlay?
Yes. Apple CarPlay integrates with the My Mitsubishi Connect app, allowing you to control your smart garage.

#Customize #CarPlay #Unlock #Hidden #Secrets


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