How to get your CarPlay back to work

Xiaobai Software  2022-01-06 23: 41  read 746 views

Apple'sCwilliPhoneExpand into the car's infotainment system.if your car supportsC, you don't have to worry about learning a new, mostly redundant operating system.However, sometimes your CarPlay doesn't seem to work properly.Don't worry, though, here are eight common solutions that can get you back up and running in CarPlay.

make sure your iPhone CarPlay is enabled on

First, make sure that CarPlay is properly configured on your iPhone.

1. Start the settings application.

2. Click General.

3. Tap CarPlay.

4. Find your car in the My Cars section.If you don't see it, press and hold the voice control button on your car's steering wheel to start setup and pair your car with your phone.


Make sure your car is listed in the CarPlay settings.

5. If pairing works fine, make sure it's not disabled in Screen Time.Tap the back arrow twice, then tap Screen Time on the main settings page.

6. If Screen Time is enabled, tap Content and Privacy Restrictions.Then tap Allowed Apps and make sure CarPlay is enabled by swiping the button to the right.

Make sure CarPlay is not disabled in Screen Time.

Make sure CarPlay works when the phone is locked

1. Start the settings application.

2. Click General.

3. Tap CarPlay.

4. Tap your car in the list of connected cars.

5. Make sure Allow CarPlay is on when locked by swiping the button to the right.

CarPlay needs to work with the screen locked.

Make sure Siri is enabled

For CarPlay to work, Siri also needs to be enabled.In the Settings app, tap Siri & Search and make sure one of the following options is turned on by swiping the button to the right:

Press the side button for Siri (on iPhone with Face ID)

Press Home for Siri (on other iPhone models)

restart cellphone

Now that you've ensured that all the most basic settings are properly configured, if CarPlay still doesn't work, try restarting your iPhone.The benefit of this is that any corrupted data, crashed apps, and other digital debris can be wiped out.The restart process only takes a few minutes, but can resolve many unusual problems.

Double check your USB cable

Fewer models offer wireless CarPlay, but the vast majority require you to connect your iPhone to the car with a USB cable.So first make sure your phone is properly connected.

Your car may also require you to plug your iPhone into a specific USB port, so if CarPlay doesn't work successfully, try another USB port and try again.

Finally, make sure the USB is in good condition.Check for obvious signs of damage.

Reconnect CarPlay

Although common, your CarPlay connection may be damaged, so you can tell CarPlay to forget your car and reconnect from scratch.

1. Launch the Settings app and tap General.

2. Tap CarPlay.

3. Tap your car, then tap Forget this car.

If none of the above methods work, disconnect the car from the iPhone and reconnect it.

4. Reset your car.Make sure it's connected via USB, then press and hold the voice command button on the steering wheel to start the setup process.

Check for latest updates

Make sure your iPhone and car are both running the latest version of the software.On your iPhone, make sure it's running the latest version of iOS, and check your car's owner's guide to learn how to check for firmware updates.

wireless?Make sure both Bluetooth and WiFi are enabled

If you're lucky enough to own a car that supports wireless CarPlay, there are a few extra checks to make sure your iPhone is ready to work with CarPlay.Specifically, ensure that both Bluetoothand WiFi is enabled, and your phone is not in airplane mode.

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