Connect to Apple Carplay in Hyundai

One question we always get asked by our Chicago customers is how to connect to Apple CarPlay® in a Hyundai. It is a feature that allows you to use your iPhone in a safer way while driving. When connected to Apple CarPlay, you are given access to hands-free calling and texting, control over the music, and turn-by-turn directions given by Siri. Keep Reading to know how to connect to Apple CarPlay before driving off.


 Asking yourself "How do I connect to Apple CarPlay?"

Follow these 5 steps on how to connect to Apple CarPlay from your Hyundai's driver seat.

  1. Make sure your Hyundai supports Apple CarPlay
  2. In iPhone settings, turn on both Siri and CarPlay
  3. Connect your USB cord from your Hyundai USB outlet into your iPhone (If your car supports Wireless Apple CarPlay, hold down the voice command button on your Hyundai steering wheel, make sure Bluetooth is on, then go into your iPhone Settings>General>CarPlay>Available Cars>Choose your car)
  4. If a message pops up on your screen, hit "Allow"
  5. If you are not taken to Apple CarPlay, hit the app on the screen. 

 Hyundai Apple CarPlay Features

Now that you know how to connect to Apple CarPlay, lets get into the features.

Using Siri in your Hyundai: This feature is here to help assist with anything you need while driving your new Hyundai. By being connected to Apple CarPlay, Siri can answer any questions, announce texts as they come in and assist with sending out text messages. This feature allows you to stay connected to your iPhone while keeping your eyes on the road as you drive through downtown Naperville. 

 Hyundai Navigation System: Traveling in your Hyundai with Apple CarPlay just got a lot easier. Look at your Hyundai's built-in screen to watch and listen to turn-by-turn directions instead of looking at your small iPhone screen. Some apps that are available for navigation include Apple Maps, Google Maps, Waze, and more. 

Hyundai Audio System: You can now listen to what you want on the way to your destination in your Hyundai vehicle. With CarPlay, you are able to listen to different music, radio stations, audiobooks, and podcasts. Some audio apps available include Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more.

CarPlay Calendar:
With the calendar app installed on your CarPlay screen, there is no excuse to miss another appointment. You can now use your calendar app in your Hyundai. Talk to Siri and say when, where, and what time. Get reminded of this event while driving in your Hyundai as it shows on the screen. 

Knowing how to connect to Apple CarPlay gives you the opportunity to have a better ride to your destination. Check out Napleton's Valley Hyundai Inventory to see what cars have Apple CarPlay now!


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How to get Siri to work on Apple CarPlay?

First, make sure Siri is turned on in your iPhone settings and make sure Bluetooth is also turned on. Either press the voice command button on your Hyundai steering wheel or press the icon on the CarPlay screen display. Once the button is pressed, ask Siri for whatever you need.

Do you need navigation if you have CarPlay?

A lot of cars come with built in navigation like Hyundai but for CarPlay your car does not need a built-in navigation system. So no, you can use the navigation app of your choice on CarPlay to get you where you need to be if your car does not come with a built-in navigation system.

Can Apple CarPlay access your iPhone calendar?

Yes, Apple CarPlay can access you iPhone calendar when connected. It will show your calendar reminders and you can also set up events and reminders as well.

How to connect to Apple CarPlay?

Turn on CarPlay in your iPhone settings and plug into connected USB cord. Once connected to the USB cord and Bluetooth you are now connected and will see the display pop up on your Hyundai car screen.

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