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How to Use Apple CarPlay in Your Honda

Honda introduced Apple CarPlay® as an innovative way to build the capabilities of your iPhone right into the convenience of your dashboard. Apple CarPlay is compatible with iOS 7.1 or later and iPhone 5 or later, and is supported by a wide variety of apps.

Get directions or weather updates. Make calls or send messages. Listen to music or podcasts. Do whatever you need to do via touchscreen or voice thanks to Siri, while keeping your hands on the wheel and eyes focused on the road.

Begin Using Apple CarPlay

Getting set up doesn’t require a hefty manual or service technician. It’s quick and easy. Follow the steps below to take advantage of basic apps including Phone, Messaging, Music and Maps.

Connect to Apple CarPlay

  1. Plug your iPhone into the USB port
  2. Touch Apple CarPlay on Honda’s display screen

Congratulations! You are connected.

Text or call using Apple CarPlay

  1. Press and hold the TALK button on your steering wheel until Siri beeps twice
  2. Clearly say “Text/call [insert contact name]”
  3. Wait for Siri to reply
  4. When texting, say what the message should read
  5. Wait for Siri to request approval
  6. If the text is correct, simply say “yes or send”

Play music with Apple CarPlay

  1. Touch the MUSIC icon on Honda’s display screen
  2. OR, press and hold the talk button on your steering wheel for two seconds
  3. Request any artist, album or song

Get directions with Apple CarPlay

  1. Touch the MAPS icon on Honda’s display screen
  2. OR, press and hold the talk button on your steering wheel for two seconds
  3. Ask for directions to a specific location or address

Experience Apple CarPlay for yourself. Book a test drive today. Or else feel free to pop by our dealership or contact us anytime for more info Honda’s other exciting features that make driving fun

Apr 24th, 2017