How to: Enable Wireless Apple CarPlay

Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on reddit
Share on linkedin

carplay-wireless

Although Wireless Apple CarPlay has been available in iOS 9, whether you have a factory fitted CarPlay stereo in your 2016 vehicle or the latest aftermarket CarPlay system, CarPlay owners are still waiting for manufacturers to unveil or switch on compatible systems.

Wireless CarPlay seems more likely to be a feature that manufacturers and aftermarket makers will announce in 2016, but that doesn’t stop us from knowing how to enable it and be ready.

First let’s enable wireless CarPlay on your iOS device.

1. Enter the Settings App.


2. Select ‘General’ Settings.

IMG_0788
3. Select ‘CarPlay’ Settings.

IMG_0789
4. From the CarPlay settings screen, if you have Bluetooth switched off, you’ll be prompted to turn it on, to ‘enable wireless CarPlay’.

IMG_0432
5. With your in-car stereo wireless CarPlay active/enabled, press and hold the voice button on your steering wheel or select the option in your stereo’s menu to begin the wireless pairing process between your device and the stereo system.

IMG_0790
At this current time of writing, there is no car or aftermarket system available that has wireless CarPlay enabled. I believe we will hear more about this in early 2016. As soon as this changes I’ll update this guide, should the process change.

If you’re interest, read more about the upcoming wireless Apple CarPlay.

Leave a Comment

Support us

Amazon Wireless CarPlay Deals

Wireless CarPlay

Support us - Shop with Amazon

Alpine Wireless CarPlay

Premium Wireless CarPlay

Budget Wireless CarPlay

By clicking on the buttons above and buying an item from Amazon, you will help support us by giving us affiliate commission. It will not cost you extra, but it will go a long way in keep us doing what we do best here.

Make Wired CarPlay Wireless

Carlinkit Wireless Carplay Upgrade Activator for Audi / Porsche / Volvo / Mercedes. Use with original wired factory CarPlay systems.

Recent Posts

Friends of CarPlay Life
Latest Reviews
What's Trending

Subscribe to our content

Have the latest Apple CarPlay news from CarPlayLife.com sent to your inbox. Simply enter your e-mail address below.

Don’t miss out! Subscribe to our news feed and have our content delivered directly to your inbox as soon as it’s live!

Enter your E-mail and press the subscribe button