How to Set Up Apple CarPlay

Chrysler Apple CarPlay Setup

Bringing home a new vehicle to Dunlap can be exciting, but also overwhelming. Learning to master all the features of your new car may seem difficult at first and can lead to some confusion. One function that can enhance your driving experience immensely is Apple CarPlay. Cars with Apple CarPlay are common here at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria but we know that not every driver is familiar with this technology. Trying to set up Apple CarPlay may lead to questions like:

  • How to set up Apple CarPlay?
  • How to use Apple CarPlay apps?
  • Which cars come with Apple CarPlay?

Find the answers to these questions and learn how to set up Apple CarPlay in our guide below!

What is Apple CarPlay?

Before learning about Apple CarPlay apps and the steps to set up Apple car play, you may be wondering, “What is Apple CarPlay?” Apple CarPlay seamlessly connects your vehicle and your Apple iPhone for an unparalleled infotainment experience.

With Apple CarPlay your car can work with your iPhone to provide navigation instructions, send or receive text messages, make phone calls, and play limitless infotainment options. Cars with Apple CarPlay allow drivers to connect with their devices without ever having to take their eyes off the road! Apple CarPlay apps are a hands-free option that allow you to stay in tune with your world in a safer way than ever before.

How to Install Apple CarPlay

If you’re looking to explore cars with Apple CarPlay, our new vehicle inventory is loaded with options. When you shop with us, you’ll cruise through Bartonville in a tech-filled vehicle without breaking the bank. Follow these steps to set up Apple CarPlay in your vehicle:

  1. Ensure Siri is turned on.
  2. Plug your compatible iPhone into your vehicle’s USB port using an official Apple cable.
  3. The CarPlay home screen will appear on the Uconnect system.
  4. If you want your Uconnect touchscreen to mirror your phone screen, go to your Apps and make sure Projection Manager is checked with a blue checkmark.
  5. Once you go to Apple CarPlay, your apps should appear on the screen.
  6. From there, you can simply ask Siri to help with what you need and CarPlay will handle the rest!

Learn More About How to Set Up Apple CarPlay in Peoria Today!

Contact us today if you’re ready to set up Apple CarPlay but still need some help! Our service department can walk you through the process and can help you with any other car care needs. If you want to bring a vehicle loaded with Apple CarPlay and other great features home to Galesburg, visit us at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria to take a test drive today!

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